Pizza Schmizza is the latest from these guys and is bound to please. With lots of techno/disco-type lighting and service with smiles, this place is all about fun. Oh, the pizza is not bad either. Try such mouth-watering varieties as the chinook with pacific salmon. Or you can throw caution to the wind and indulge in the gator pizza, complete with alligator and other toppings. If you prefer, you can still get pepperoni and all of the old standards.
The shrimp is undeniably the best thing about this quaint Chinatown restaurant. Whether you prefer it spicy or tame, at Republic Cafe it is prepared in every imaginable way, and you can indulge in it for just a small price. If you are not a shrimp lover, there are a variety of other Szechuan and Asian dishes on the extensive menu. Try a Chinese beer with your meal, or eat in the lounge. The restaurant is decorated with traditional Chinese flair and an abundance of bamboo. Private parties are welcomed in the banquet room.
Whether you are new to jazz or a longtime fan, the atmosphere here, with its handful of tables and small stage, is probably the best you will find in town. It is not unusual to catch big-name players, who normally fill larger venues, slumming through a few sets as they make their way through town. The tasty salads, hummus and other Greek favorites you find will feed your appetite well. Live music plays five nights a week and there is occasional local comedy. Full bar service is available. No wonder it is known as one of best places to hear jazz.
With service that makes you feel like one of the family, this restaurant takes you home to France. The charming bistro in the Pearl District serves up plenty of Parisian atmosphere, from the small dining room filled with chatter and laughter, to the plates filled with French home cooking. The menu comprises of the basics - start with onion soup and finish with chocolate mousse. The venue is known for its loyal patrons and hands-on ownership. The staff here can converse in French, Spanish and English, helping the diner have a pleasant time. For reservations and more information, visit the website.
This Pearl District gem is comprised of three dining rooms and a bar. The decor is stylishly elegant, but the bar does not exude the same class. Touted for the fabulous menu, fine service, intimate ambiance and good location, it is an out and out winner! It would be worth your while to stop in for dinner and find out what all the hubbub is about. Nowhere else can you find smoky, roasted-pepper tamales, or a Tostones with Beef Carnitas containing braised beef, plantains and avocado. Check out the website for more details.
Step into the 1940s when you enter this landmark restaurant in Portland's booming Pearl District. The red vinyl swiveling stools stand poised and ready for the next customer, while the servers greet everyone with a smile and a pot of coffee. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch to loyal patrons who stop in for a quick bite. Lawyers, students, beauticians and construction workers share the counter space and conversation. Try the fish and chips for lunch. French toast is a favorite for breakfast. Payment is accepted only in the form of cash.
Ristorante Fratelli is one of the many restaurants and galleries that has brightened the previously dreary industrial streets of the Pearl District. The owners have tastefully integrated a rustic Renaissance ambiance with the commercial surroundings. This kitchen cooks up fine Italian fare without filling you up with run-of-the-mill pasta dishes. Entrees are loaded with meats and balanced nicely with the fruity flavor of dates, oranges and huckleberries. The Filletto di agnello con cipolle will not disappoint. Pork tenderloin is served with sage and dates. A perfect place for a romantic dinner date, make sure you reserve a table in advance to avoid disappointment.
You will find this gem tucked into an old fold of the Pearl District. Hip and hot, the restaurant is come as you are. Through the years, it has not been able to keep a name or owner, but the chef and menu have been permanent fixtures. Breakfast dishes are unique and beyond comparison. An average favorite like French toast is transformed when it is made with extra-thick challah bread. You must try the famous turkey burger. Portions fill even the meanest of appetites.
Dim sum is the whole story at this Pearl District cafe. Fong Chong bustles with goodie-laden carts. Choose from all kinds of items including humbao, pot stickers, sweets and even chicken feet. All you need to do is point, ask politely, and gracious servers are happy to provide tasty fare. This is a real treat as an inexpensive and vibrant dining experience.
Since 1974, Old Town Pizza has been serving up delicious pies in a warm, retro atmosphere of antiques, velvet sofas and fringed lamps. The pizza prices are still affordable here, with a basic small pizza is large enough to feed one or two people whereas a basic large pizza feeds two or three. More than two dozen toppings are available, as well as pastas and toasted Italian sandwiches. And while you are seated in a corner room, you might get a visit from the resident ghost Nina, who has been wandering around the building since 1880s. A selection of beers and bottles of local wine are available from the full bar. Call about booking the restaurant for group events.
Schnitzel reigns supreme in this original German restaurant, but rotisserie
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