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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Steakhouse
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“Best view in town! This restaurant is located on the 30th floor of the US Bancorp Tower. It can be really busy on the weekends and for Happy Hour so I recommend going early.”
  • 156 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“This is a nice restaurant in the Pearl District. I would suggest getting a reservation. If you decide to wing it, sometimes you can sit in the bar area, and they often time have live Spanish guitar music there.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Feels like Vegas or LA in Portland but good food, good drinks, quite a scene and great views.”
  • 111 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“modern steakhouse with a fun eclectic menu served family-style to encourage sharing. You’ll want to try everything and you really can’t go wrong here - everything is amazing”
  • 89 locals recommend
Cinema
“Small local movie theater - you can enjoy dinner and drinks while relaxing in a comfy seat.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Night Club
“This place has amazing Vietnamese food and is a great place to go after a late night. The lines can get a little long on the weekends but they move fast. Happy Hour is 4:00pm-7:00pm also 12:00am to 4:00am”
  • 79 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great burgers and beer in a hip, lively spot in NW. Love the wood carvings depicting Pacific NW scenes. Gluten-free individuals can even get gluten-free beer and hamburger buns there. One of our favorite places for a casual meal. Be prepared to wait, though!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“If you are a whiskey person, this is an experience you don't want to miss. Biggest selection of whiskey and some of the best bartenders in town. ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Food Court
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“food hall where you’ll find top-notch burgers, Korean BBQ, coffee & tea, pizza, charcuterie, ramen, Spanish rotisserie chicken, a juice bar and ice cream all under the same roof! Open daily, but the purveyors don’t all keep the same hours so you may want to check before you go if you have your heart set on something specific”
  • 72 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Hands down delicious in a cool setting. If you must, it's close to Voodoo Donuts”
  • 59 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Innovative and incredibly delicious donuts. Their mainstays are excellent and they always have something interesting here with their seasonal and vegan offerings. Definitely worth the splurge!”
  • 68 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorite brunch spots and not just because the bloody marys are served with beer chasers. The food is always great, the menu changes with the season and sitting at the window in the bar is a great spot for people watching.”
  • 43 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Best late night happy hour in the city (or at least, my favorite)! Open until midnight with a great French-inspired bistro menu, amazing wine list, and fantastic cocktails. Try the Macaroni Gratin or the burger!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Excellent food and awesome neighborhood and atmosphere - get there early or make a reservation in advance.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Amazing local wood-fired pizza joint with great cocktails. Try the spicy salami pizza!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Takes reservations! But give yourself at least an hour for taking in this authentically delicious food.”
  • 36 locals recommend