Noble Rot

4.7
1522 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Covid-19 Rules:
- Masks required upon entry.
- Be prepared for heat, sun and cold. We have western exposure and it can get hot during prime dining hours. Bring hats and sunglasses. And sweaters for later.

Noble Rot is an ecosystem. A glacial well hydrates the building and the 3000 sq foot garden on the roof. The vegetables grown there supply the restaurant. Since 2002, The Rot has educated, entertained and fed Portland. Local, national and international media have consistently praised our style. Noble Rot’s situation is unique and our view is extraordinary.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1522 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.8
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Courtney
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Open floor space with plenty of natural air flowing through big windows. Beautiful space, well lit, excellent food, excellent service. Highly recommend for date night.

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katherines
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Amazing ambience! Fantastic food!!
This is an artsy, vibe, enjoyable place. We loved it!

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DalmasN
Portland
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

I booked my table 2 weeks in advance and I could not Get seated outside on the balcony overlooking the city. Instead they sat me inside on my date night and I had to sacrifice my chair so my dad could have the view of the city while I looked at the bar. My waiter had an attitude With my boyfriend and I. He literally rolled his eyes when we ordered our entrees. At the end of our dinner he over charged me $70. I had to dispute the charge with him and he put two charges on my credit card and told me three days later the incorrect charge will be taken off. The food was good but the service was lousy and I will not go back there again and I do not recommend this place to any of my friends and family.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I wanted to like this place so, so bad. Came here for a birthday dinner and was not seated outside on the deck, which is literally 3/4 of the reason I even made a reservation here. I understand that they just reopened, but maybe they should have done a mock trial with the staff. The service (mostly the server) was not at the level that a place like this should be at. Also not a very extensive, gluten free list. I wasn’t even able to remove the blue cheese from my salad either. Very strange. No offer of a free birthday treat either. Like I said, I wanted to like this place and support a woman owned business. Very disappointing.

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GlendaP
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful view and food was fantastic. Can't wait to go back.

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CCismynickname
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

The reason for the lower rating is because there was a table next to us that was SO loud, and they were obviously extremely drunk. We didn’t mind as much cause it was just dessert we were there for, but I would have been very disappointed to have a beautiful and delicious dining experience ruined due to obnoxious drunk people. I’m surprised they kept serving them and that the restaurant did nothing about the very obvious disruption to people around :( For instance, there were a really old couple sitting nearby and their entire ambience and meal was interrupted by drunk people talking about body parts and other annoying things. I don’t know, I would go back but definitely would be careful about noise stuff.

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GeorgeD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu that changes frequently. Always excellent food

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HDMom
Portland
13 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to be back to Noble Rot! Great food and service as always.

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vipCMRock
Portland
13 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice date night! Delicious wine and Burrata to start follows by cocktails with halibut and the pork. Friendly service, gorgeous view! Can’t wait to visit again.

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Chris
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the service was spot on. Definitely will recommend.

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SueN
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food5service3ambience1

It was too cold to be seated outside. I specifically asked to be seated inside and we were put next to a giant open window.

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AstraLoree
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite spot did not disappoint once again! So happy that it survived the pandemic! We had a lovely time with close friends and family and were treated like celebrities. We got engaged here in 2019 and return as often as we can. The food, drinks, personal service and ambiance can not be beat. Thank you one again Noble Rot and staff!

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Peterv
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful venue both inside and outside in nice weather

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AlisonR
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Amazing wine & food! Staff was as incredible as the view!

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Pkd88
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such and amazing spot! Seating was smooth, had great servers and plenty of space between patrons!

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Jportia
Portland
9 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, ambiance and service. So happy to dine in again at NR!

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JenniferD
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from experienced foodies, European meat plate, wonderful ambiance

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SuzanneB
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

As always, this is a great location for views. Some of the amazing view they've had over the past few years is now slightly blocked from new highrise buildings, but overall it's still an awesome place to tastes some wine, enjoy a patio and views.

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Juju
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great! We will be back soon.
Thank you for wonderful experience.

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StanA
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We've been to this restaurant many times, so it was really nice to join them on their second day of reopening. The staff are so nice and appreciative of the customers they serve. Oh yeah and the food is spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to return to this lovely spot after so long. Service was too notch. The ladies working the room even brought us blankets for our legs for our table outside. We were pleased with all of our choices. Even the servers recommended items we were unsure of. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. Best dining experience in over a year 😜

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ChrisB
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good to see Noble Rot back, and surviving the pandemic. With so many venues closing up for good, I'm glad that some of the longstanding, high quality restaurants have survived. The Rot remains one of the best places, if not the best venue, for a glass or flight of wine. And my food was awesome, too. Will look forward to the bar coming back in service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful! Beautiful place, come for sunset if you eat outside, bring sunglasses! Best staff, best food best drinks. Love

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marky367
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relatively simple traditional fare perfectly prepared.

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MaggieG
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The waiters could’ve been more attentive we felt a little neglected.

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Anonymous
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

We have already make reservations like days ago but when we arrived we still need to wait for the seats. On top of that, they finally gave us seating options and there’s this one is just right next to balcony door and it’s opened and it’s now Late Nov super windy and cold. The rains would blow in sometimes. So of course I chose another seats that’s in the middle of the hallway which is not as comfortable. Pretty disappointing but the food is good I gotta say.

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AstridG
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best! Food, drinks, wine and SERVICE! All top notch. Noble Rot never disappoints.

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AnnaA
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance. Easily can be a fun group dinner or a fancy intimate dinner. The bar and bar tender were amazing! Incredible cocktail suggestions off the menu.

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Janelle
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great place for wine or just dinner! Would definitely recommend.

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TaylorP
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food and wine! Very diligent about mask use and Covid precautions which is good, but can be a little cumbersome at times, but happy to comply to keep them open and everyone safe.

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RyanS
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Birthday dinner out and the food was amazing. Staff were pretty nice, but very insistent on our putting masks on every time they came to the table. Pricey, so won't come as often as we would like.

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Ceecee166
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

The service was horrible.. it took over 30 minutes for us to even be able to put our order in because the waitress didn’t come to our table. When we finally did order, she threw the cheese board down and didn’t name anything on the plate. When we asked, she didn’t know then walked away. The entrees, specifically the butternut squash pasta and the steak, were very good. I was disappointed however that the restaurant prided themselves on the rooftop garden, but the public was not able to see the garden and there were very few ingredients on the menu actually used from it.

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TraceyH
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and food were wonderful! The salad is my favorite in Portland. Drinks were delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and cocktails, great wine pairings. And the most amazing view on the east side! One of the best spots for date night or a special occasion.

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BrianP
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yay-----------------------------------------------------

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NicE
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful place to eat, great views. Food was good.

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DeniseE
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy food, great ambiance, pleasant server and beautiful view.

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great staff and so kind, love going here for special occasions! Their wine selection is delicious and the staff always makes food accommodations for my vegan diet.

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benj
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Expect great food and wine and ambiance. Great place for date or special occasion.

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MaggieT
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

10/10! Food, service, and ambiance were incredible. I can't wait to go back!

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Noble Rot is rated 4.7 stars by 1522 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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