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About Paragon - Portland

Paragon is a neighborhood gastropub serving ingredient-driven, honest food, craft beers, unique cocktails and eclectic wines. This trendy Portland restaurant seamlessly combines an art gallery setting with an urban alehouse, creating the perfect neighborhood spot for mingling at the bar or enjoying a cozy dinner with friends at a booth in the corner. The approachable cuisine is grounded in the familiar with new twists and variations that keep things interesting.

1309 NW Hoyt Street
Portland, OR 97209
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Gastro Pub, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Everyday 11:30am - 4:00pm
Bar Menu everyday starting at 4:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Monday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Bar Menu:
Sunday - Wednesday: until 10:00pm
Thursday: until 11:00am
Friday - Saturday: until 12:00am

Cross Street:
13th Ave and Hoyt

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 833-5060

Website:
http://paragonrestaurant.com/home.portland

Catering:
Off-site Catering Available.

Parking Details:
Street Parking Available, Also Public Lot Parking Between NW 12th & 13th Ave. & Between NW Glisan & Hoyt St.

Public Transit:
Streetcar Drop-off on 10th & Hoyt St.
Bus Drop-off at 14th & Glisan

Executive Chef:
Tony Heyman

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

Paragon Restaurant in the heart of the Pearl District is the perfect place for private events including office parties and off-site meetings, birthdays and celebratory gatherings, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, engagement parties and even full weddings.

Paragon - Portland Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Fit for Foodies (6)
Business Meals (4)
Cozy (4)
Fun (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Music (2)
People Watching (2)
Romantic (2)
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Worth the Drive (2)
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Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined a day ago

Great place! We also visit when in Portland

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Good live music but it did seem a little loud for the size of the place.

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Happy hour in bar was crowded, but dinner reservations through Open Table were perfect

Tags: Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Romantic, Bar Seating, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

No major complaints about the food or service, but the fact that different menus are used at different times of the day is confusing. There appear to be menus for lunch, happy hour, dinner, and something called a bistro menu as well. Even the hosts and waitstaff had difficulty explaining what’s available when. Needs to be streamlined.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Birthday luncheon

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I've come here numerous times for lunch and it was great. Dinner not so good. Grill was over heated leaving a terrible taste on anything that was grilled. Returned food - main course n dessert. Very expensive meal for being displeased. Hardly any accommodation for vegetarians. No real desire to please customer. Server was great... will not return for dinner again. Too many options that execute especially for cost.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food, drinks, servers, and restaurant are phenomenal. Downside is noise. The bar side gets pretty packed and lively but there’s no real division between the dining area so we were half yelling to talk. (Disclaimer - it was a Saturday night dinner)

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Tried the black mussels in tomato/wine broth that was excellent. The Grand Central Bakery bread is always too good! My wife enjoyed her corned beef sandwich but the portion was too big. It would be great if Paragon offered half size portions for those who prefer to eat less or cannot eat a lot. We always enjoy going here

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 13, 2018

So bad, poor wine selection, calamari was flat and oily, food took over an hour to arrive, uncomfortable seating location.

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 3, 2018

It’s been along time since eating here. Who knows why.
Food was excellent, service prompt and professional. Bar staff knowledgeable and fun. I’ll be back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Fun, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We are a family of four and somewhat regulars at Paragon. The food is really good, they have good service, great cocktails and a good wine list. This time was our first New Years Eve there and it impressed me even more than usual. First, with one elementary and one middle aged child, it was so nice that they offered their regular menu. And, given it was our main family festivity for the evening, what a lovely surprise it was to arrive to the room so festively decorated with balloons, and hats, tiaras and such on the tables. They really went all out to make it feel special. We'll keep returning!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 15, 2017

This is my former university student's and my favorite fixed place to meet 4 times a year. We love it here. She is vegan, and I am not, and the menu provides it all. The wines are fabulous and the service is excellent. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

we really like Paragon and had a fantastic dinner. the only improvement might be adding a few more candles/table lighting. it was fantastic. the music was great too

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Live Music, Happy Hour, Authentic, Fun, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Old tired menu. No specials. Chicken, pot roast, salmon, yawn. No pizzaz. Limited menu.
Only thing worthwhile: The Mussels.

Will have a cocktail here but will not dine here again. Three strikes yer out!!!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was good. Value was so-so. Not the best value, not for everyday meals, but doable.

Tags: Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Paragon is a long-time favorite. Our service was excellent this time. I miss the Mussels recipe that had orange in it. Please bring it back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We had a great tasting meal of Salmon, roasted Brussel Sprouts, Caesar Salad and delightful hot bourbon Apple Cider. My friend had the pork chile soup that was quite tasty too.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Great for Brunch
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We went for my fiancé birthday and it was delicious as per usual. It was a Friday night so the bar was packed and the noise level was a little too high for our taste but our waitress was very nice, very attentive. My mom and I had the pot roast which is phenomenal. My fiancé had the trout which he said was very good but got to be kind of one-note after a while. The lamb bacon bruschetta appetizer was probably one of the best things I've eaten! Cocktails are always delicious and there's quite a variety. We will be going here more often :)

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, People Watching, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food is always amazing when we go! Wish they had better AC, it was SO hot in there last night.

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 (Portland)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Quality restaurant and Food was excellent!! Service was superb!

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Seemed very slow the drinks were awful. The Old Fashion was awful. Did not even drink.

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food3
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vip
 (Tahoe)·Dined on August 3, 2017

It was great! Only complaint is it was too hot inside

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Server was honest and friendly, she knew her drinks and food extremely well. Best dinner out we've have in a really long time!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

The kale salad was flavorless

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 21, 2017

good job, both staff and chef staff

relatives from out of town loved it

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Portland)·Dined on July 21, 2017

A typical pub type atmosphere. Nothing on menu popped out at us. Service & food were good. Menu was $25 entrees.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The food was truly excellent in every way; can you imagine a crab cake starter that was 90%crab? This chef knows what he is doing! I had the Chinook salmon in a pea puree which was exceptional with the skin side grilled to perfection.
It all came together with the thoroughly knowledgeable waiter. I plan to visit again soon.

Tags: Great Beer, Casual, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Best Service in the Neighborhood. My friend loves shellfish and she said her mussels were outstanding-- I tasted the sauce and it was sooooooo good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 28, 2017

I enjoyed being inside but having the ambience of the outdoors through the giant open windows!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The food was amazing as well as the atmosphere! We had a great waitress !

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Tasting Menu, Vegan, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Always good food at moderate prices. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Friendly unobtrusive service. Great selection of tasty salads for vegetarian types. The grilled cheese sandwich is one of the best around.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Snooty server and mediocre food would not lead me to recommend

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 3, 2017

It's a regular go to for us

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Food and service were both excellent. However, the portions are very small. When I got home from dinner at Paragon, I had a snack. (and I'm not a big eater)

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Healthy, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Great food, great service.

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 (Portland)·Dined on May 24, 2017

We went to Paragon with another couple. The service was great - so were the food and specialty cocktails we had. The Brussel sprouts and crab cakes were OUTSTANDING.

Also, my husband is in a power wheelchair and both the entrance and the restaurant are well ramped and accessible throughout.

Tags: Disabled Access, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Overpriced, food was average, service was ok. Slow service. Not worth the price.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View
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 (Portland)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We love coming here for brunch and dinner. Love the crab cakes and sprouts. Always happy with our service. Never disappointed.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Lucky to find this restaurant! Great food, great atmosphere, and excellent service!

Tags: Bar Seating, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 7, 2017

We were a party of 6 and everyone was pleased with there meal. The service was really good too. We needed guidance for our order and we were happy with the suggestions.

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food
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