Revelry

4.7
122 reviews
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$30 and under
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Asian
Revelry is the collaboration among Seattle chefs, Rachel Yang + Seif Chirchi, of Joule, Revel, Trove, with Eric and Karen Bowler, owners of popular Portland lounges Fortune and Tube. A meal at Revelry is similar to one at Revel—only the fun can be turned up a notch and continue late into the night if desired. The restaurant’s celebratory atmosphere includes curated playlists and live DJs spinning records. In addition to classic Revel dishes such as Kimchi pancake with pork belly and Dungeness crab with seaweed noodles, Revelry offers small, shareable snacks—perfect for a long night spent lingering over cocktails and good music.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Asian, Korean, Contemporary Asian
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Hours of operation
Sun-Thurs 4-10pm
Fri-Sat 4-12am
Happy hour daily 4-6
Late night happy hour Fri-Sat 10-12am
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Phone number
(971) 339-3693
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
Ash St.
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Parking details
Revelry offers the parking in our parking lot after 5:00pm for dining patrons. Please enter from MLK Blvd.
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Public transit
Revelry can be reached by taking Portland Loop. Please use SE MLK + Stark or Grand + Stark stop.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 122 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.6
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OT
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for what we wanted! Chill place to drink and eat great food!

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i
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Revelry was amazing. The food, service, atmosphere, EVERYTHING! We will definitely be coming back. Great place to go with a group!

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JM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Really great menu for a casual bite to eat with friends. That atmosphere is fairly casual but well considered so I would recommend this for a casual date- not a romantic one!!!!

We had a great time and the service was awesome.

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T
London
20 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great fried chicken and good cocktails - lively tunes a good place to meet friends

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MH
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service, everything on point. Made a reservation for 6 @730 everything was ready to go. Ordered about 8 dishes to share each of us had 2 drinks and the tab was 50$ each including tip. We were full and happy, everyone was impressed. Thanks Revelry!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

This was our fourth time dining at Revelry. The first three were spectacular. The fourth underwhelming. They changed the signature dish, Mr. Yang’s chicken from something phenomenal to bad fried chicken doused in sriracha. Not sure what happened here. Also one of our favorite dishes, noodle nest, is no longer on the menu. Disappointment all around.

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M
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Revelry exceeded our expectations. Loved loved loved the new seafood dish in a very rich broth. Only aspect that I found odd was that the sale was served in a traditional wine glass. I dunno why, but I prefer sake in a small tumbler.

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KB
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

An experience. We didn’t love all the plates but they were all unique and we liked that. Creative drinks as well. Creates fun conversation and atmosphere.

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AH
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and excellent staff. This is a favorite that I never miss.

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NC
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Had the fried chicken for the first time and highly recommend. REALLY loved the seaweed noodle dish with crab.

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DP
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This was the second time we ate at revelry in the past month. The first time it was so good, we couldn’t believe it, so we had almost exactly the same menu items that we ordered the first time, this time just as good tasting and superbly prepared and presented. Extremely reasonable price, given the quality.

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AM
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The food is somewhere between ok and good. I had a watermelon drink that had a weird undertone of musty watermelon to it. Not what I was expecting for a summer watermelon based drink. The salad of cucumber was good, really quite tasty—actually was the best thing we had. Then came dinner. I had the charcoal grilled albacore but the menu does not call this out as a cold dish and I had no charcoal flavor that I detected. The cracker it was served with was better than the fish, for real, just saying. My partner in crime had the blacked tuna bowl which was sort of a standard bowl, not great but OK. My date liked the place much better. I thought maybe I need something else to eat so I ordered the Dan Dan noodles which were heavy and overly sauced. Getting a sauce right is imperative, but this one was overly seeet and had drowned the nice noodle. The sausage was spicy and sort of umami which was nice, but way more of a winter dish than a summer one. Heavy and overkill. My date had the cake and loved it she ate the whole thing. Dinner was a whopping $97 so with tip was about $118...yeah, could have had the same things elsewhere for about half the price. You are paying for the DJ and the people standing around. The music was really in point. Like for real, like the DJ was the best I have heard in a while. Was not that busy either and I understand why...I’d def go back for drinks at the bar and to hear the DJ but I’d stop for food after somewhere else. Lol

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AD
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

A somewhat contrived environment where the food needed more refinement even for the casual nature of the cuisine.

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CI
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Tasty food, good service, fun music and great vibe, Revelry is a good bet any time. Really appreciate the focus on fresh, unusual flavors with an Asian-foward focus, and the realization that good music completes the experience!

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OT
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the third time we’ve dined at Revelry and it won’t be the last! Each visit exceeds our expectations!

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TW
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Incredibly loud. Ear splitting DJ. That could be toned down a bit and it would improve the ambiance. But the food is delicious.

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JU
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, the food, drinks, and staff were awesome!

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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food!! Loved everything we had. Can’t wait to go back. Great for sharing.

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H
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 3

The service left a fair amount to be desired. The food was very rich and salty and left the palette hoping for some bright or sour notes to break up the heavy sauce. The spice blend in the mapo tofu was offputting.

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CW
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Revelry is a fun place with a fun vibe, good for post work or evening out. Could be a casual but impressive date night as well. The old boomboxes and the craft cocktails make it perfect for a non-serious night out. We were from out of town and looking for something innovative and many top lists recommended Revelry. The food was clever and crafty, showing potential with a bit of moderation. The signature chicken with peanut brittle was tasty but overpowering in the sweetness. A yummy appetizer that invites a beer, but alone was too much on the sweetness scale. The fried pancake with pork belly stood out as crisp and tasty. The handcut noodles were the right texture but again the sweetness was overpowering. I thought the food was solid and the pricing reasonable.

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K
Portland
18 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Mother's Day brunch was delicious! Great food and friendly service!

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t
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Place, Great Ambiance and music. Wish they a little more seafood option.

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OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was AMAZING, so many flavors perfectly infused. Family style eating was also great, got to taste so many good foods! I absolutely will be back next time I am in Portland.

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OT
Salt Lake City
11 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good food. On the loud side for a business meal.

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Boise
34 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

very good happy hour. the fried chicken was a treat, the cauliflower, the fries were all very interesting flavors and distinctive. Interesting choice of bok choy to dip into a nice hummus. Only caution is the wine is a bit expensive for HH compared to most places. Cocktail might be a better choice or a Rainier!

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CO
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

You can count on always getting great food here! love the new HH menu and the old fashions are perfect.
Don't like the "rules" about HH menu - some days you have to sit at the bar - other days not. Wish that they'd just land on the hours, seating, and days for HH specials - make life much easier.

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S
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

This is a young person’s place. DJ and all that. Food was just ok. Maybe I ordered the wrong thing.

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JL
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was unique and delicious, and the service was efficient and friendly. Unfortunately, I found the music to be a little on the loud side and extremely offensive. I have no interest in listening to songs about ef this and ef that, bi***es and ho*s, etc, while I'm trying to enjoy a nice meal.

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b
Portland
8 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really nice space and the food was delicious. We got full on 3 smaller plates and will go back to get items that we didn't get the chance to order. Their Old Fashion was spot on as well.

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TL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

the food and service were top notch. My only complaint is that the music was too loud for me.

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SG
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Delicious food, I definitely will be back and even stated to my friend when there, I'd feel comfortable eating at the bar solo. My one complaint would be how loud the music is.... I love music and very much appreciate it, however when you can't hear the company you're dinning with it's a problem. Maybe notch the volume down a couple steps... Otherwise, everything was wonderful.

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AP
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience! Highly recommend the Soju flight- it’s awesome they infuse everything in house (especially loved my fortune cookie sample). I ordered the cucumber hijiki salad, Mrs Yangs spicy fried chicken (could have ordered 10 of those), seaweed noodles, and the kimchi pancake. Food amazing, service phenomenal- couldn’t have asked for a better dining experience. Wishing I could have their playlist always as my background music. Thank you again, can wait to come back many more times!!

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OT
Portland
8 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it! Back for 2nd time.

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E
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

$5 on Tuesday gets you a tall boy and ridiculously addictive chicken.

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SS
Portland
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Loud - had to ask to turn the music down so I hear and have a conversation without yelling
- the food is OK
- not suited to my Asian tastes

It will probably work for most folks
- just not me

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FA
Portland
10 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The music was loud hip-hop. We were seated right away. Our appetizers, delicious fried potatoes with an Asian topping, came in a timely fashion. The dan-dan noodles and the pork bowl were very slow in coming. “A busy Friday night” was the reason given. The food was delicious.

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S
Portland
58 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Start with the Fish + Chips - it's a small $4 bowl of house potato chip and crispy anchovy glaze, it's hard to eat just one. For our party of four we ordered across the menu to share, two of this, tow of that... but then we hit the must have chicken! Of course the other reviews will say the same but for good reason, this Korean fried chicken comes topped with peanut brittle and an equally sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce. We had to order seconds. Our cocktails, meal and service was amazing. Well done, will done!

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JF
Portland
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, the best play list and wonderful service. Can't wait to come back!

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EQ
Portland
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Dandan noodles were excellent! Just the right amount of spice. Great service as well. Appreciated the wide drinks selection. Got the mochi doughnuts for dessert, however, and found them very odd-tasting and bitter... would recommend against those! Place has limited seating, but a very cool ambiance. Would go back!

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AW
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was delish, cocktails interesting and tasty, service at the counter was excellent. Energetic, hip vibe. Would have made it hard to hear if I was there with more people. Perfect for date night and sharing.

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