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About RingSide Steakhouse - Uptown

For more than 6 decades we have be offering guests the best steaks in town, providing impeccable service with an unmatched wine list. Our happy hour has a loyal late-night following.

With more than 65 years of continuous family ownership, RingSide Steakhouse Downtown is a legend in the world of steakhouses.

Start with RingSide's world famous onion rings...a recipe that is a closely held family secret. Select a steak from a menu offering USDA Prime & Certified Angus Beef NW Natural steaks dry-aged on-premise.

Choose a wine from more than 700 labels. WINE SPECTATOR has recognized RingSide Steakhouse yearly with its BEST OF AWARD OF EXCELLENCE SINCE 2001.

RingSide is a prime example of a award winning steakhouse; AMERICA'S TOP TEN STEAKHOUSE HALL OF FAME; GREAT STEAK HOUSES OF NORTH AMERICA; WINE SPECTATOR'S BEST OF AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AND THE DiRoNA AWARD

2165 W Burnside
Portland, OR 97210
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Prime Rib, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm,
Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am,
Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm

Cross Street:
NW 22nd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 223-1513

Website:
http://www.ringsidesteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
While there is no live entertainment, many diners praise the ambiance and how it is enhanced by background music from the American songbook of popular great standards.

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary on-site valet parking. Street parking is available although limited

Public Transit:
Walking distance from/to PGE Park MAX Station (renamed Jeld-Wen Field).

Bus Routes: 15-Belmont/NW 23rd, 18-Hillside & 20-Burnside/Stark
Tri-met Stop ID 747 at W Burnside & NW King in Portland Westbound.
Tri-met Stop ID 749 W Burnside & SW 21st in Portland Eastbound

Executive Chef:
Beau Carr

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Mon - Wed 8:15PM - 10:00PM

Private Dining

Allow us to help you plan your event for family, friends, clients and colleagues. Our managers will assist you with the details of The Barrel Room, our private room.

RingSide Steakhouse - Uptown Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (125)
Good for a Date (97)
Good for Anniversaries (94)
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Romantic (84)
Notable Wine List (68)
Good for Birthdays (67)
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Cozy (50)
Authentic (42)
Worth the Drive (40)
Quiet Conversation (39)
Pre/post Theatre (31)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Handcrafted Cocktails (27)
Happy Hour (24)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Good for Groups (22)
Fun (19)
Late-night Find (19)
Bar Seating (17)
Comfort Food (17)
Local Ingredients (12)
Casual (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
People Watching (9)
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Hot Spot (7)
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Seasonal (4)
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

Karen, our server, is the best. She makes the experience special for everyone. So professional but also friendly.

Consistently is the hallmark of any good restaurant and the Ringside has maintained consistency better than any restaurant

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

James was our waiter. Good Dude, good food, would do it again 10/10.

Lobster mashed potatoes are too good. Not safe.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined 6 days ago

Great food, service, and ambiance that has made it famous in Portland....we’ll be back

Tags: Seasonal, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

It was our 34th anniversary, we were welcomed with Happy Anniversary, the service was excellent, the food over the top. The prime rib was the best we can remember ever having. The filet medallions were perfectly cooked. The valet parking service made going uptown a pleasure instead of a hunt for parking spaces. Be prepared for paying for this excellence, however it was worth it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Aged beef, whatever. I age my own beef at home, and true the steak was tender but it had absolutely not flavor whatsoever.

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 18, 2017

My son's friend, a Buddhist Priest from Japan wanted to have authentic American cuisine, so this steakhouse came to mind. We had a fabulous dinner, with great food and the best service I can ever recall. Our server kept me from ordering too many appetizers and I appreciate that. All the servers were patient with our friend since his English is limited. The noise level is a little lower than the popular trendier places which is a huge plus for me. We could actually talk around the table without shouting. Highly recommended.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

This has been our go-to restaurant for the last 35 years. All family celebrations, out of town guests or a special drink after a hard week!!

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Steak delivery/ sizes were mixed up making an uncomfortable situation.

Service was at the all time slowest we have ever received. Our family visits regularly, off night for a Thursday!

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 16, 2017

It was my bfs and I anniversary and we had Mary. Mary really made it special

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Can’t beat the Ringside. The food, ambience, service, wine and drinks are the best there is in town. Been going there for over 40 years for fine dining and NEVER been disappointed. Onion rings a must! Don’t waste your money going to other steak houses - they can’t compare!

Tags: Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Wonderful food in an elegant atmosphere. Always upstanding service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Portland's best.
Portland's best steak
Portland's best cocktails
Portland's best bartender
Portland's best wine list
I can go on.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

We began coming to The Ringside right after it opened, before we were married. They served the same, though smaller, crisp green salad in a faux pressed wooden bowl with the same fabulous dressing. As always, the onion rings were fabulous but I remember them being a bit more "oniony". Those we had the other night were a little bland....but still wonderful. The prime rib was so tasty and the creme bruele excellent. I love the $35 Monday Prime Rib so that we can bring the whole family.
My husband and I celebrated our annivesary and his birthday every year on Nov. 12 there. I still remember the maitre 'de who was there forever. I also watched him perform the Heimlich on a choking patron. Many happy memories for me. My husband has been gone for 5 years but the memories linger still. thank you !!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Had to send my bone in filet back as ordered medium and it came out rare after returning it still came out medium rare but rest of food was delicious

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Cozy
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Service was excellent. Server was a past client and our CEO was very pleased to assist them in another potential sell of home.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had the Porterhouse on this evening and I would rate it as just okay. It was a little tough and of our 24 ounce steak there was probably only about 10 ounces of actual meat. Of that the New York half had a lot of gristle. Overall it wasn't one of the better steaks I've had.

The restaurant is broken up into a bunch of smaller sections. Our table was very quiet and private.

There are better places for people watching, but if you need a nice place to take a date that's quiet and you can talk while getting a pretty good meal this is a good choice.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Visiting Portland for a friend's bachelor party and went to Ringside on a recommendation. Steaks were fantastic, highly recommend getting one of the dry aged options. Friend had an excellent martini and I had a decent old fashioned. A great, traditional steakhouse experience.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service. Great food. Excellent special occasion spot

Tags: Romantic, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Authentic
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food4
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was our Anniversary. Our food was fabulous and our server Karen was exceptional. Thank you for making it so special.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Had the dry aged bone in rib eye, very good but a little on the pricey side. Had the Ahi appetizer to start and ordered the lobster mac as a side. Barely touched the mac as I was already full but was very good also and the ahi was great. House wine by the glass the waitress recommended was so-so.

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Best steak I have ever had. Ribeye is the best in my opinion.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

It was good but somewhat too traditional. Steaks have come a long way and what I missed was the crispy seared outside of my steak. The Wedge salad is wonderful as were the sautéed mushrooms. It is a good meal if you are looking for a very solid traditional steakhouse.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Service was great, food was excellent. The onion rings are probably the best you'll ever have

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Fabulous dinning experience for our special occasion. Dinning room service was great: attentive without being overbearing. The bar was a bit slow, but okay.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I highly recommend the Ringside. Not only was the food incredible but our waiter, Scott, was exceptional. The valet parking was very convenient as well.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Have visited all Ringsides several times. This time food, service and noise seemed only average. A disappointing slide down from previous visits. We probably won’t return soon...
Dave Smith

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Another outstanding evening. Great appetizers, salads, steaks and drinks.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Absolutely delicious, as always. Our waiter, Scott, was wonderful. We always go to The Ringside when in Portland.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Host crew was amazing and accommodating, our waiter, not so much.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

I had a great experience celebrating my birthday. The waitress was knowledgeable and made sure we were having a good time. I would definitely go back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Service was impeccable, however the prime rib was a little dry and tasteless everything else was excellent

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Awesome. Ringside is our favorite place and this business event with out of town guest was no exception. Food and service is always a A++++. The only small draw back is the booth for 5 or 6 people is a bit tight. But waiter did his best to keep it working.

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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Always the best. A Portland institution for as long as I can remember. For steakhouse fair you can't do any better.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Outstanding service and food. Highly recommend this site.

Tags: Authentic, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 29, 2017

William was very personable! And the food is always superb!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Amazing dinner, food was delicious! Steak was simply amazing!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Top notch traditional steakhouse rooted in Mid-Century tradition. Excellent food and ambiance. Very popular for all the right reasons.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The best of an old-school restaurant. Took my mom and family for her 90th birthday. Ringside Uptown provided the perfect old-school vibe. Outstanding service, top quality cuts of aged meats, delicious steak house experience, and sincere careful attention to detail. I've eaten at many steakhouses throughout the world and Ringside Uptown can stand up to the best. What differentiated this experience however was the extraordinary level of service, and maybe that's just something you find in Portland. Nicely done. Note, I gave the food 4 stars instead of 5 because of my personal take on steakhouses, but compared to other steakhouses, it deserves 5 stars.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent food, service.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Every single thing that we had was delicious! Started off with the onion rings and some oysters. For the main course had the 34oz rib steak for two with lobster mashed potatoes. Quite honestly the best steak that we’ve ever had, even compared to high-end steak houses. I’m recommending this place to everyone I know and we will definitely be back for more!

Service was also excellent!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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