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Stanford's - Lloyd Center

4.0
244 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Quiet Conversation
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
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. Enjoy the classy and comfortable atmosphere surrounded with the warmth of wood and intimate lighting and where our experienced restaurant team is eager to please and delight you.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Thursday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
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Phone number
(503) 335-0811
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ryan Ziegler
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
9th & Multnomah
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 244 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.0
service
3.8
ambience
3.5
value
Noise · Quiet
65% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMilo (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We went here for Valentines day dinner and decided to order a more casual dinner. My wife had the BBQ ribs and I had the grilled chicken tacos. They both were really good. Our lady server was always around so we had good service. After dinner we went to the lounge area for an after dinner drink. I had a nice pinot and my wife had the chocolate truffle martini for dessert.

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Donnad (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I was surprised to spend nearly $100 for dinner and to be told to “Dave my fork” when they took my salad plate! Felt more like a cafe than a dining experience!
Halibut was delicious, husband had Jambalaya which was fine. Desert was nice.
Server was friendly but must have been busy because we did not see him a lot.

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

Having worked at this location when it opened 26 years ago and knowing how stringent our serving rules were, I found the service was very subpar, our server, while nice, was not knowledgeable of the wine list, many of the menu items but he knew how the cocktail were. I also noticed the table across from us sat dirty, dishes piled up for a good 30 minutes. That would have never been allowed when I was employed there. I felt the menu prices were extremely high, especially in the area this restaurant is located. To pay $17.95 for a BURGER is outrageous as are the salad prices. The prime rib dip was about $8.95 when I worked there and it is now double that.
We made a reservation, showed up on time but still had to wait 15 minutes.
We also found the wine prices were high. A glass of wine for $14.00 is spendy.
We received our food long before our drinks arrived, the store manager brought them to us and let us know they would be comped for taking so long. The server may have been new, but he was very slow. Not the Stanford’s quality that I remember. I was disappointed in our experience.

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NKJS (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

We were planning a surprise for a friend. Her family from Olympia WA drove down to go to a Blazers game as I know one of the Phoenix players. Her grandson is a big fan and he got to meet the player after the game. You put us in a back room where we could have a good get together before the game. A most enjoyable evening. The service was outstanding. When the server misunderstood the child's order they quickly corrected it and brought him something to snack on while the rest of us started to eat.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

The only thing I could taste in the crab/artichoke sandwich was mayonnaise.

Seated at the worst table, even though we had a reservation.

Waiter was fine

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nh22 (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

We had a large party so it's understandable that it took longer than average. The only reason we went here was because of the proximity to our work location. In Portland, OR you can definitely find better food for a better price.

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Tyram (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Always like Stanford's for business lunches. Food is good. Able to have a conversation as the layout is modular which mitigates noise. Service was very good.

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Crap (Palm Springs)
1.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Reservation was nor honored after showing up,on time. They said hour wait

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vipGFdiner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

We had gotten a gift card from them because the roast beef was so fatty at our last visit. We tried again and once again it was a bad cut of meat. To top it off, the kitchen was understaffed and it took a long time to get served,even though the restaurant was not crowded. This was on a Blazer game night when they should expect a crowd. They were telling customers that they were running an hour wait because of the kitchen. My ribs were excellent.

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

We love your great service, excellent food and tasty
mixed drinks.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
1.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

the food was lousy and the service was very slow

we wont be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The glazed sweet balsamic salmon and leeks, on the special items menu, with tiny Brussels Sprouts was excellent. I asked to have the mashed potatoes held, and they poured on the veggie. Will definitely come again.

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vipDanFromPortland (Portland)
3.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

It’s okay. It’s the best place left to eat at Lloyd Center, which isn’t exactly saying a whole lot.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on November 27, 2017

Everything was perfect and our waitress was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on November 13, 2017

I was surprised that the filet mignon was perhaps the worst cut I have ever received at a restaurant, not sure that was what it was supposed to be. Desert got both myself and my wife up in the middle of the night sick. Will not be returning for dinner there. I would expect more from a $200+ dinner.

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Doug (Portland)
3.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

What a disappointment. We always enjoyed Stanford's while eating in the bar area, so we had a birthday and wanted to celebrate in the dining room. They were out of some of the food items on their menu as well as bar items. The manager came by once during our meal to ask how everything was but not afterwards when our server asked if we wanted to see her again. She never came back by. The food was good, but not fantastic (as we expected). Our server was not efficient or readily available. It also appeared that the communication between our server and the bar lacked greatly. All in all, a great disappointing birthday celebration.

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Bill (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Very convenient to park at Lloyd's Center. Comfortable seating, nice booths. Music a bit loud and more modern than I prefer. Had a good Rib Eye steak, cooked a bit more rare than the Medium I asked for.

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vipRody (Portland)
3.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Good food , ok service

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on October 26, 2017

We sat at the exact table that we wanted, with our reservation. Michelle was great. She did everything well. She even took a group picture with two devises when asked. She was efficient and cheerful. The woman that seated our group was great also! Thanks, we will be back again to Stanford's!

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StanL (Portland)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Seating was speedy, service was excellent. The food presentation was attractive, good portions (not too large or small) and well-prepared.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Friendly service good atmosphere. Food was not great. Burgers tasted chemical. No one in group liked them. French fries were little greasy nubs.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
2.0  Dined on September 8, 2017

Service was good but food was really poor. Won't come to this restaurant again

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 6, 2017

Food was good. Group of 15 not high maintenance. Felt a little forgotten. Salads were missed with some dinners that had to be brought out separately. No water refills offered. No reorder or alcohol drinks offered until meal was already completed.

Great food - perhaps just bad timing for our group.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on August 11, 2017

Food and service were excellent. We both had the filet mignon that was flavorable and tender. Our server we attentive and professional.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on July 30, 2017

Average food, decent prices, excellent service.
My partner wanted prime rib for his birthday dinner, so I searched on-line for a place that served prime rib at an affordable price. He was very happy with his prime rib. the other foods were just so-so. the garlic mashed potatoes were dry and over salted, the broccolini was undercooked and too tough to eat.

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RetailManager (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on July 27, 2017

The food and atmosphere were good. Server seemed preoccupied but was attentive. Pricing seemed fair. Overall good place for lunch.
Deserts were very tasty. I would recommend.

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Lucy (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on July 8, 2017

Food was great, a little over priced. Waiter was excellent! Very dark furniture, helps if they had better lighting.

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vipMilo (Portland)
4.0  Dined on July 1, 2017

We arrived for a casual dinner and conversation and stayed for almost three hours. We started with the spinach/artichoke dip and it was very tasty. We ordered some nice fine wine and then ordered dinner. We decide to go casual with our dinner and I ordered the chicken tacos while my wife ordered the halibut tacos. Both were very flavorful. Our server, Brandon, was very attentive. It was a nice evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on June 7, 2017

Good place conveniently located for a business lunch. Good food and attentive service. excellent parking

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined on June 2, 2017

The service was good, the food was very disappointing for how much it costs, I would not waste my time or money at this restaurant again.

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