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Lac St Jack

4.6
4.6
332 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
The highly-lauded Restaurant St. Jack from the NW district opens a new location, south of Portland in Lake Oswego.

Chef and restaurateur Aaron Barnett features rustic dishes from the countryside of Lyon - the heart and soul of French cooking - while providing his own unique twist from a French-Canadian background. Chef de Cuisine, Elise Walker helms the new take on the menu, bringing her own, distinct palate to what Aaron and St Jack have built.

While many classics from the menu and the beverage list will remain, there will be several new dishes to savor, new cocktails to imbibe and a full, well-rounded wine list to dive into upon your visit.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (503) 387-3038

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Aaron Barnett

  • Private party facilities

    Email info@lakeoswegoevents.com

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What 332 people are saying

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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    Best Food

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    Best Service

  • Clackamas

    Best Ambiance

  • Clackamas

    Fit for Foodies

  • Clackamas

    Healthy

  • Clackamas

    Neighborhood Gem

  • Clackamas

    Romantic

  • Clackamas

    Special Occasion

  • Clackamas

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Clackamas

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    Great staff. Very limited menu. Music bad. Meal OK but not exceptional for. The price. Wines were too expensive. Local wines are as good and better values especially in this economy. Seem to have too many people working versus customers and tables. The two seater booths are not comfortable.
  2. SC

    SamC

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    There were 6 of us for my wife’s birthday and it was amazing. Oysters were perfect and the heirloom tomato salad was to die for. Service was outstanding!
  3. KH

    KerriH

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Tasty as always!
  4. D

    Dave

    Portland

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great selections across the board. Great service. Recommend Highly!
  5. NC

    NoCovid

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 7, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    menu could be broader, feature more of the Portlannd restaurant's items
  6. EL

    EveL

    Seattle

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delicious French-inspired meal! The branzino was excellent!!
  7. GM

    GordonM

    Portland

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience3
    The food was outstanding but the service was incredibly slow and inattentive. They had many customers and a staffing problem. They were seriously delayed. The manger came out and tried to make it right
  8. KE

    KenE

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Had excellent experiences in the past, but on our Anniversary it was a considerable disappointment. There were four of us. First, do not sit in the booths near the entrance-the air conditioning (which apparently the building managers can not adjust) resulted in having to get a throw for my wife from the car just to be warm enough to enjoy our meal. I wore my sports coat throughout the meal. Second, they have a new chef de cuisine-who is very slow! Our meal took at least an hour and a half to arrive. The starter course had three plates delivered, and a wait of at least 10 minutes till the fourth arrived. While it was Friday evening, nothing moved very quickly. Wine, sparkling water, the food-everything pointed to a bit of confusion in the back of the house-which was evident in the service. Food was acceptable-anything would have been good after how long we waited. I'll return, but certainly not on a weekend, nor for any special occasion.
  9. k

    kimw

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food, great service, fantastic cocktails. We stated it was our Anniversary on Open Table and every server stopped to wish us a happy anniversary on top of the complimentary champagne they gave us when seated. 10/10 would recommend!
  10. LO

    LOMax

    Portland

    92 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    92 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Lac St Jack just started Happy Hour this week so we tried it out. The HH menu is very limited and mediocre value. We had the mussels, chicken liver pate, and split a butter lettuce salad. Everything was delicious, especially the salad. There was enough to feed 3 of us though there could have been more chicken liver pate. HH goes from 5-6. It's a decent bargain, but not over the top outstanding to make me want to return for HH. Wine by the glass (house red and white) was decent, but still $9 a glass, which I guess is pretty standard. Better to bring your own wine. At 6 we ordered a burger which was terrific, the tuna appetizer, and then had the pavlova for desert. I love this place, but I missed seeing the duck on the regular menu. We'll go back for dinner, but unless they expand the Happy Hour menu, I don't think we'll go back for that.
  11. CD

    ClaudeD

    Portland

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on August 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food, wonderful wine, wonderful service. The steak frites was perfect.
  12. GH

    GeorgeH

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Very good food and excellent service. However, the interior was noisier than I like, it made conversations difficult. I would prefer St. Jack or La Moule
  13. DW

    DanielW

    Portland

    45 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Some items a bit rich, but otherwise excellent food and service! Poutine was amazing.
  14. LG

    LindaG

    Washington DC

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved this place! Service was excellent, food was great, ambiance wonderful!
  15. i

    izzy

    Portland

    39 reviews

    4.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Best meal we've had out in quite a long time. We'd been to the NW location of this restaurant several times, but first time here. Service was terrific, food was excellent and will definitely be back. Our booth was a little dirty on the seats, and the liquor prices (wine and drinks) are substantially marked up (we got a bottle of wine that retails around 45 and their wine list sells it for $120.) It was pretty quiet for Saturday night but this spot is really terrific. Looking forward to checking out their fall menu and putting this in our rotation.
  16. MR

    MeeganR

    Portland

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food and service were great, although, a bit pricey. Nice atmosphere. Only complaint was we were seated in a dark back corner very close to other occupied tables when there was plenty of other available seating.
  17. BA

    BarbaraA

    Portland

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant and have been coming here for years. Lots of important occasions we’re at there tables.
  18. NT

    NicolasT

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    The best French restaurant in Pottland area. By the way, I'm French.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant is amazing!!!
  20. T

    Travis

    Portland

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant for food quality, variety, and service! Will be back!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fantastic! Ambience, food, drinks!
  22. d

    debras

    Portland

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful cocktail (Lovedrive); prawns a delicious appetizer; heirloom tomatoes were a good summer shareable. Sommelier (very knowledgeable) suggested s delicious wine. Sole was somewhat small, and bony (not served with assistance of deboning) - however, what flesh there was was well prepared and tasty.
  23. e

    ellie

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding bartenders, courteous staff, and bistro atmosphere. The food is outstanding with fine quality ingredients, imaginative preparation, and good presentation. Many plant-forward options appealing even to omnivores! Parking is easy, too. It is one of our favorite dinner spots.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    They should ALWAYS have the frisée salad on the menu. Every French restaurant has that! Always enjoy the wine sommelier. O really good experience.
  25. e

    erinm

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    lovely location, beautiful drinks and meal. thank you!
  26. a

    abnow

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Menu not overly complicated but everything we ordered was cooked to perfection (thanks guys for taking the time to know the proper temperature of stakes... you think this would be something basic for cokes but apparently it is not)
  27. JC

    JeffreyC

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great wine list, lovely service. A great evening.
  28. LS

    LewS

    Seattle

    11 reviews

    1.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Made a reservation on Open Table to celebrate my wife’s 75th Birthday on Monday, July 25 at 6:00 PM. We confirmed this reservation the day before. Arrived to find the restaurant closed, chairs up on tables and the door opened with no one inside!! A sign on the door said they were temporarily not open on Mondays. Disappointing to say the least and horrible public relations and communication. Shame on you guys. What a terrible disappointment to my wife. We were able to snag a bistro table in the bar area at Riccardo’s which saved the evening. Never again, Luc St. Jack. Pretentiousness needs to be backed up with service!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    New to the area and this place was recommended and did not disappoint!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    The food was absolutely delicious, and the service was impeccable. The only negative I would offer is that some of the music did not fit the ambiance they were trying to achieve. It is a beautiful setting and certain types of music ruin the mood. I would keep the music to classic French, and eliminate the trendy French rap.
  31. JW

    JohnW

    Portland

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent restaurant with excellent staff. Poached prawns and steak frites are a couple favorites.
  32. PD

    PaulD

    Portland

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was superb- from the salad to the dessert. The service was flawless. Music could be turned down a bit inside the restaurant.
  33. PZ

    PatriciaZ

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    They are our favorite neighborhood restaurant, amazing team of people and great food, awesome cocktails and wine selection!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    First time; enjoyed the food, appetizers and cocktails. Service was good. A little expensive (like everything else these days) so more of a special treat than a regular place to eat.
  35. R

    Rusty

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    The place is great, good location. The outside seating could be a bit more comfortable. The service was excellent! The starters were also great, but main steak frites was not so great, steak was really hadd to chew l, basically like gum, but manager took care of it. Overall great place.
  36. JP

    JimP

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    Coming for dinner early (5 PM) results in "Uber Service," that is, personnel constantly circling the room, grabbing at a nearly empty (but still fit for eating) plate, a glass, etc and repeatedly asking how the food is. Too intrusive!! Lighten up, people !!
  37. ML

    MichaelL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Promptly sat before our reservation time. Everything tasted good and the tabkes were clean and the server effecient👍
  38. N

    Newt

    Portland

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience2
    Very expensive. Good but limited menu. The $44 steak dish was ordered medium but was served very rare. Mussels good but at $35 compared to other restaurants that charge $18 to $20 was high. Did not care for the Martini and MaiTai or their glasses. Wine was good, nice glass. Friendly service. A reasonable experience but won't be repeated, mainly due to the high cost and the disappointing cocktails.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent in every way…outstanding dishes…caring and attentive service…comfortable yet sophisticated interiors. Loved our total experience!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious! Such a lovely evening with friends.

FAQs

Lac St Jack is rated 4.6 stars by 332 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today
Google Map for Lac St Jack

4055 Mercantile Dr 175, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Lake Oswego

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Executive chef

    Aaron Barnett

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (503) 387-3038

  • Private party facilities

    Email info@lakeoswegoevents.com

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