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Urban Farmer Portland

1605 reviews
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$50 and over
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Urban Farmer Portland is a modern American steakhouse featuring indigenous and locally sourced food products from artisanal craftsmen. Located in the lobby of the Nines Hotel, a luxury collection property, Urban Farmer features refined dining in an elegantly understated atmosphere. Prime Beef, dry aged in-house, takes center stage alongside locally grown vegetables hand-carried to the kitchen door. Local wines, many of which are organic and biodynamic, round out a stellar beverage program that Portland's own crafted Spirits. Classic cocktails, refined urban setting, with panoramic city views as seen from the lovingly restored verandas that line the Historic Meier & Frank Building, circa 1909. Whether you desire a quick, delicious country-style breakfast, a "locavore" lunch featuring Oregon's bounty, or dinner and drinks for 2 to 20 in Urban Farmer's artistically designed dining room, we look forward to serving you with homespun grace and warmth.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Steakhouse, Contemporary American, Steak
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 3pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(503) 222-4900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Matt Christianson
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We offer many semi-private and private dining spaces for receptions or dinner from 10 to 80 guests.
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Cross street
between 5th and 6th Ave
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Parking details
In addition to offer valet, there are 2 parking garages within one block of our location: Star Park located at SW 6th and Alder as well as Smart Park located at SW 4th and Morrison.
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Public transit
We are located right on the Max Line at the Pioneer Place stop as well as the Steetcar Pioneer Place stop.
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Urban Farmer is Portland's Steakhouse offering the very best the Oregon farmers, ranchers and fisherman have to offer within a modern, farmhouse chic environment.

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What 1605 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AMYR (Portland)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The atmosphere is casual elegance and the space is airy and light. We all enjoyed good brunch plates - the veggie scramble was superb and the shrimp and grits fit for a Southerner!

vipannapolis2 (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Do not hesitate, this restaurant is a perfect as I could imagine. Our brunch included a shaved vegetable salad with a delicious crunchy quinoa topping that was a big upgrade from the croutons you'd see at a lesser restaurant. The French Toast had a lovely bananas foster sort of jam with it, and real warm maple syrup of course. Service was flawless, and the room is warm and quiet.

Pammie (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food was excellent, wine was a little expensive, service was absolutely impeccable! Loved the ambience, although our heartstrings were tugged remembering Meier & Frank and kissing under the old clock.

Sammyk904 (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

I ordered a medium rare steak that came very rare, with parts of the middle even cold. The cheesecake was a huge disappointment to the night. The Mac and cheese was very good, as was the potato fritters. Service is good, but the food just didn’t meet my expectations at all.

3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

It was a bit expensive for what it was. For a $150 meal I thought I would be a little more "wowed."

ShaneC (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The duck didn’t taste very good at all. Other then that all the food was amazing. The 7x steak was to die for. I have never had a steak that tasted so good.

OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was great, service was top notch, ambiance was great for date night. We went on Valentine’s Day. Expect to pay quite a bit of money for food and drinks. The tables are super close together. There is probably a foot between each table so you’re pretty close with your neighbors. Can literally hear their conversations. Which makes it a little awkward.

vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Very good steaks.
About $100 per person plus drinks .
Will go again !!

OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The hostess was so awesome and accommodating. The food was excellent.

vipFeinschmecker (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Amazing brunch. Try the Bloody Mary Bar.

OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

A surcharge added to the bill, are you kidding me!
Raise your prices and don’t tell me about it!

For that very reason I would consider not going back, not to mention the service was slow and unfriendly.

OpenTable Diner (Mexico City)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food and cool place

vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Portland has a lot of great restaurants. This isn’t one of them.

OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I love this place for brunch - come here often. The food is top notch with great variety to please everyone including gluten free options. What I like most is the noise level - the acoustics allow for a comfortable conversation. So many other restaurants are so loud. Drinks are great along with the fun and creative Bloody Mary bar.

OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great place for a double date! Food was incredible as was our service. Love the vibe & you can actual have a conversation. We will be going back.

vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

I love the brunch menu and everything I’ve had here tastes great, including the Tails & Trotter Ham Benedict.

OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Went for a birthday dinner, had the ribeye and waygu beef, amazing, well prepared and melts in your mouth! Service was great, atmosphere was lovely. Will definitely be back.

vipMileKing (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Great experience! Excellent food and good service. Steak perfectly done. Colleague's scallops were delicious. Good place for a business meal as things are relatively quiet.

Jess (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I love this restaurant! We've always had positive experiences with the food and service. We also love that we can hear each other when we dine at Urban since the noise level is very manageable.

birthdaygirl (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

My daughter and I went for my birthday dinner, we were looking for a nice steak house experience. The staff and ambiance were as expected, a nice experience. I was very disappointed with the whole meal from appetizer to dessert. We were early for our reservation so sat in the bar, ordered a drink and the spiced nuts. Drinks were nice, nuts very bland. When we were seated we ordered the Prime Beef Tartare as appetizer, it was bland and flavorless. We ordered the New York Steak Tasting with the 7X Wagyu Beef which is 4 different 6oz steaks. Presentation was lack luster, served on a warm plate. The steaks were all supposed to be medium rare. They lacked consistency , one was rare, two were medium rare and the other medium. Each had it's own very distinct flavor, which was nice for the tasting. However, not worth the $100+ for the Steak Tasting. We ordered the Creamed Spinach Gratin for our side, it was runny and flavorless. For Birthday dessert we ordered the Molten Chocolate Cake. Again, very disappointing. The cake came dry, crumbly and not very molten. So all in all, for the amount that we spent on dinner. I would definitely not recommend this restaurant. I have had much better meals in this price range.