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Stanford's - Jantzen Beach

4.4
346 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Whether you are craving fresh seafood, a gourmet hamburger, a perfectly prepared steak or another of our delicious offerings come join the neighborhood crowd for lunch, dinner or our popular happy hour. Signature dishes include our cedar plank-roasted warm brie, our famous barbecue ribs, and delicious cocktails created by our talented team of local bartenders. Our classy and comfortable atmosphere surrounds you with warm wood and intimate lighting, and our experienced restaurant team is eager to please and delight you.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse, Northwest
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Brunch Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(503) 285-2005
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jason Shallenburger
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
North Center Ave
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Parking details
Great large parking lot
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Public transit
Take Bus to Jantzen Beach Shopping Center
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 346 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.1
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was great. Manager was up front when we got there bumped into my pregnant wife didn’t even say anything. Then I was talking to the front lady about my reservation and the manager lady was putting away the 40+ menus and like pushed me out of her way without even saying one word. Very rude! The waitress was very nice but also only checked on us one time and we waited about 15 mins after we had finished our meal to get a check. Very disappointed in the service. Especially when I wanted to just have a nice dinner date with my wife for Valentine’s Day. But food was great and prices are good for quality of food. Will not be going back to that location again.

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

Great service. Quiet enough to conduct a business lunch. Food is always good!

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MARCUSF (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Should have a children section. Screaming kids aren't enjoyable. The crab cake Appetizer took 25 min to get to our table and was nearly cold. Also very cold in the back where we were seated.

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LMahoney2018 (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We've been here off and on for a few yrs. now. We celebrated my husband's 75th birthday and were treated excellently . We will be going back in Aug. for our 45th Anniversary. (3rd trip for anniversary's) The food was great and the service was wonderful.

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GrannyM (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I love Stanford’s and the service is always the very best! Good ya awesome!! Thank you for being so wonderful!!

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Great food and wine

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Our server was excellent! Celebrated 2 birthdays. Food was good too.

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ToddM (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The staff was friendly and attentive, they were there when needed but not disruptive to the conversation flow. The meals were delivered in a timely fashion with good presentation. The food tasted as expected, and we pleasing.

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Finedinemama (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent food and outstanding service

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Great service

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Brian (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I made a reservation not knowing if it would be too busy for a drop in, our plans changed and we showed up 1 your early. The staff excepted the challenge and seated us right away with no problem. The host was accommodating and our waitress as outstanding! I ordered crab cakes for an appetizer and they were good however I do like that hem a little more spiced up. I had the local Columbia river steelhead atop a Romain Cesar salad which was incredible. If you are staying or are near the expo center/ PIR, I recommend this place for an enjoyable experience.

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vipCheri (London)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Fabulous meal with chef's special - perfectly prepared and beautiful presentation. Attentive server and outstanding manager checking in after the meal. Dessert list looked amazing, but no room!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Atmosphere was nice and quiet. We were able to have a business conversation without yelling across the table. Nice variety of food on the menu with some choices not seen at other restaurants making the visit unique as opposed to usual chain restaurants

Staff was pleasant and accommodating. Would absolutly visit again when doing business in this area.

If I was a local I would have this on my list of regulars establishments.

Great Job !!!!

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EdandNicole (Kansas City)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

New to the area and went here as part of a date night with my wife. First, it’s a nice place. It is popular and stayed busy the entire time we were there. Food was great and the server was seasoned. Overall, great experience. The herb-crusted prime rib was perfect and highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

Had a 10 person business meeting. Service was fabulous, food was served hot and quickly. Great over all, would do it again.

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Foodlover (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

The food and atmosphere are great, the hostess and wait staff are both friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Great place to eat.

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Worldtraveler1999 (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve dinner was ok. My companion's prime rib was too rare and he didn't enjoy it. The server was very good and made sure we had everything we needed. The restaurant was quiet and not crowded. We were not greeted by the hostess. She was busy talking to other people. The person who checked us in was busboy and overwhelmed and used a different name from our reservation. The creme brulee dessert was very good. Over all a ok experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Chose Stanford’s for New Year’s Eve dinner with family. It was a nice dinner but a little overpriced for the quality of food. Our service was great and overall, we were happy with our choice.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Service was good/we had a waiter in training. My dinner (Chicken Dijon) was too thin and tough with little flavor. We wanted to sit near the front of the restaurant, but ended up a bit too near the door which was cold and drafty. My companions meal was good and the wine was good.

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EstherE (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Wonderful to have a Christmas Eve meal. It had started to snow while there and our service was quick so we could be home in good time.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

It was a nice experience. I wouldn't order the smoked chicken fettuccini, noodles over cooked, not enough chicken but my family enjoyed their steak. I'd go again...

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

This was really wonderful! I have many dietary restrictions and the waitress we had was very understanding and helpful as she has some of the same issues. her name is Sherry and I will ask to have her as our server the next time we go. She was extremely pleasant and fun! Very professional.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

The atmosphere is great and the food was very good!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Service and food was great but we went for a birthday and was told the dessert would be free for the birthday boy but we were charged for it.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
2.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Our server was not attentive to us at all...the food was not the best quality for what we paid for. The hostess forgot to put our name on the list to be seated. I will not be going back!

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GrannyM (Portland)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Always awesome!! And our service and server were more than excellent! Love Stanford’s and that’s why we meet there once a month! 😋

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

We have been many times and have always had a great experience which is why we brought the in-laws who were in town for thanksgiving. We were sat in the far back of the restaurant, passing dozens of empty booths they sat us next to a very loud group of people. I ordered the $30 ribeye and had to send it back for being way overcooked. They brought a replacement which was now undercooked. Since everyone was waiting on me to eat I didn't say anything. Very disappointed with the overall experience and will be a while if we ever go back.

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Russell (Portland)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

The Jantzen Beach location is by far the best of the chain.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Good food & service. A bit pricey as you have to order salad separately, should be included in meal.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

I have dined there for years. The current owners seem to have recovered from the menu blunders they made when they first took ownership. The ambiance is nice -- especially in the evening.

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