Radar

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$30 and under
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Radar is a neighborhood destination for great food and drink. Located on Mississippi Avenue, Radar offers New American cuisine, weekend brunch, craft cocktails, and beer and wine, as well as a chance to watch the chefs in action in the open kitchen.
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OT
Portland
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and drinks. New favorite for brunch

D
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food took a long time. Server was excellent, food was very good. We had a gas the first time; this time was more so-so.

S
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

In a wonderfully funky area of Portland, very non-assuming atmosphere, with only 2 waitresses, 3 cooks, they, very friendly, efficiently and speedy took care of 30 guests. No complaints. Lots of congratulations. I recommend it highly. I hope they can keep this level of quality and service. The food was superb, worth of a picture contest. 👏👏👏

W
Palm Springs
27 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Really loved the vibe and food but a bit on the pricy side...$90 (w tip) for 2 meals, 2 Prosecco and a screwdriver. We had the brisket and one was very fatty the other better. May go back, great service! Thank you for taking reservations!!

KD
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love dining at Radar, one of my favorite places to go when I get a night out! Thanks Lily and Jonathan for creating such a wonderful space!

SB
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yummy food, great service and a table by the window was really quiet!

CO
Portland
6 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food delicious and different with an eclectic set of flavors and ingredients. Pork shoulder was delicious, as was the mussels and fries. But the dish that was the best overall was the roasted carrots! Delicious and unique.

Our server was wonderful, attentive and quick without being overbearing. Watching the open kitchen was quite fun. It gets a bit noisy between that and the Prince Purple Rain soundtrack that was playing, but overall a fun, glad-to-be-here vibe. Seating is generally at bar style tables or the counter, with a couple of more traditional sit down tables.

D
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, and drinks.

TF
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely service and amazingly great food. One of our favorite dining experiences in Portland.

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really liked Radar, the bone marrow and tomato/melon salad were my favorite! Highly recommend :)

MG
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fabulous. Staff was great. We went for a birthday celebration and everyone really enjoyed it, we ended up staying a lot longer than expected. Never felt rushed.

GF
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are regulars at Radar since they opened and love the cuisine and crew very much. You can always depend on the crew to be efficient and knowledgeable and also attentive and friendly. Not that corporate kind of friendly but genuine good people who want you to feel welcome and cared for. The kitchen is a well oiled machine that puts out some of the most tasty complex and fresh food in town. The chefs are always communicating with each other and keeping the flow of food on track and even sometimes deliver to you us personally with a proud smile because they know their high standards are always met. Tonight’s special was Fisherman’s Stew and it was nostalgic and rich with flavor without being too heavy. I always do my best to be heart healthy with my choices and they live up to that in diamonds. They have great in house cocktails for any mood you might be in and a curated wine list by a sommelier who is extremely knowledgeable and full of sass which we love. This is in my opinion the best restaurant in my neighborhood if not Portland and I recommend it regularly.

JB
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I hate to give a GREAT review because I actually love how unstated they are so let me just say 10/10, every single time.

OT
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service...we will definitely be going back!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing one of the best, authentic, exquisite and delicious restaurants that I’ve been to in years.

MS
Seattle
109 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely get a reservation for brunch! And have a Mini Mary! Great food and drink options span all the usual breakfast choices...very creative, though! Fair prices, really friendly staff. Go!

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Get the cinnamon sugar fry bread!

AO
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Imaginative, varied menu for brunch and the preparation was excellent. Everyone in our group of six was happy with their meal.

J
Portland
12 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I love this restaurant. The sidewalk tables are fun in the summertime but the restaurant itself is so welcoming and it just feels good to be there. The plucot (plum) with ricotta dish is exceptional. It's a great appy. but I would happily eat it for dessert. The baby carrot dish is amazing as is the poussin (small chicken) dish. You can tell the chefs really enjoy creating interesting dishes. Plus the servers are super and the service is attentive but not overbearing. A real little gem on Mississippi!

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and great food!!

k
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great service, great food. perfect place to celebrate!

DM
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everytime I visit, I get the steak, eggs and fried potatoes and it’s always on point! This time I tried the coffee cake to start out and it was one of the best I’ve ever had. I almost ordered two! My friend ordered the bacon, cheese and potato frittata which was amazing. The place is has good vibes and the open kitchen is cool because you to see everything happening. They have the best Bloody Mary’s in Portland. Go get you one.

R
Portland
31 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service. Highly recommend!

OT
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous dinner with incredible service and impeccable cocktails

M
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We ate brunch at Radar and sat at the counter. That was a fun experience. The food was really good, although not a "revelation." I ordered the pork shoulder and although the server said it was a small portion, there was enough meat for three pulled pork sandwiches. My husband's croque madame was also huge.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Radar is a gem. My wife and I really enjoyed our meal. We were in town for a concert and found this restaurant on a food blog. The family style plates are a great way to share and enjoy the excellent food. The drinks were also excellent. It was a fantastic experience and I would eat here again the next time I’m in Portland.

AW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch was great. Mississippi Avenue is great to stroll down afterwards also

WD
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely the best brunch in Portland. The owners are so friendly and always remember me, even if it’s been months since I’ve been in. The food and drinks are a work of art. Good value for gourmet experience. I love the open kitchen, watching the skilled chefs hard at work.

CD
San Francisco
45 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fantastic food with interesting flavors combined. Great risks taken, we shared multiple small plates, 8 total, 7 were out of this world. Bar menu and selection top notch.

S
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Johnny was charming. His service really added to our experience. He was attentive to our food restrictions without making us feel like we were a burden. We loved that the kitchen is completely exposed and a part of the dining experience.

Everything was so fresh and tasty.

TL
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious small plates, very friendly wait staf and bartender. Fun watching the street scene go by -

k
Portland
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Croque Madame was awesome - better than any we had in Paris. Friendly service at a good price!

S
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found Radar while we were on vacation in Portland and. What a gem we found.
The service was outstanding and the food was delightful!
I’d recommend Radar for anyone wanting some honest great food and friendly service

SP
Portland
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Radar is always a nice experience. The atmosphere is casual and friendly, but the food is on a gourmet level. We went for dinner, but their brunch is terrific too.

RT
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite Portland restaurants. Staff is always friendly and the food is outstanding. I have never been disappointed

M
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We LOVE Radar! This was not our first brunch visit, but it was the first time we sat outside at their seasonal tables. On a sunny day, if you love feeling the energy of all the passersby while being shaded by leafy trees, you'll love sitting out there.... The food was fab, as usual. We always get a grapefruit with granola for the table to share, and usually at least one other goodie to share like the fry bread or the dish that has fruit and basil on a cake-like pastry (sorry, can't remember the name)... My family loves choosing "The Standard" option for their main dish, because it allows you to pick smaller servings of three different entrees. Perfect!... The food ingredients are such high quality, and the chef uses a deft hand to bring out the flavors, not smother them. This is NOT diner food. There are NOT heaps of gravy, or ladles of instant-mix hollandaise sauce, or lakes of syrup. This is beautifully made quality food, served by an attentive and friendly staff... Truly, our favorite brunch spot in Portland. PS. Try their housemate cold brew coffee! Flavor was wonderfully rich.

JK
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Radar is wonderful! Our guests from Seattle were wowed. Johnnie is the best—knowledgeable, opinionated, interesting and warm.

CD
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful dinner as always. Spectacular wine selections and great dishes.

R
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An awesome dining experience! The breakfast items are fantastic especially the brisket and Scotch egg!

A
Little Rock
6 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome brunch! Prompt service.

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