Since the early 1900s, this fun, family-owned restaurant has been shucking oysters for Northwesterners. Seafood lovers will revel in the nautical environment decorated with sea artifacts and stein collections. Woods dominate the interiors and add to the feel of the place. Oysters are the specialty and are usually served on the half shell. Enjoy many varieties, including the Yaquina Bay oyster from Oregon and the Pearl Bay oyster from Vancouver, British Columbia. A tempting array of Northwest micro-brews will wash them down perfectly. If you prefer, enjoy one of the other delicacies such as shrimp stew or a chicken sandwich. Head to the Old Shucking Room after your binge for an extensive selection of spirits.
Mostly beef and seafood specialties contribute to Chinese gastronomy; but if you're a devout vegetarian on a quest to try regional Chinese cuisine then come down to Vegetarian House in the vibrant Chinatown. No cutting down on flavors but the same great dishes like Kung Pao Chicken, Pot Stickers, Peking Shrimp, Squid in Tangy Sauce and Sauteed Baby Back Choy - Sans the meats and fish! You won't be able to tell that the meats are actually meat substitutes, good enough to please even meat-lovers. Most patrons prefer to eat off the buffet, while a la carte dining is also offered. Service is impeccable and prices are grounded, making this neighborhood joint a must visit.
As the name makes amply obvious, the Peoples' Sandwich of Portland is one eatery that takes the business of sandwiches very seriously. The menu abounds with delicious sandwiches, with something to suit everyone's palate. Whether you choose to have the Portland Cheese Steak, Hammer and Pickle, Argento Arrabiata or the signature People Sandwich, you are sure to be satisfied. Side orders like curly fries and homemade soups are also available.
A vast assortment of Asian fusion delicacies is what the chefs serve at Ping. This fancy little restaurant covers almost everything the Asian cuisine has to offer; right from tantalizing skewers to the Vietnamese-style short ribs to the spicy Thai and Singaporean noodles. Offered in small plates style, the Baby Octopus Skewer is one dish that is recommended by the regular diners at Ping. Just like its food served here, the beverage menu comprises popular Asian beers like Kirin Ichiban, Singha, "33" and Tsingtao. Visit their website to know more.
The Davis Street Tavern in Old Town neighborhood is a friendly watering hole that invites you to enjoy the flavors of American comfort food. Here, you can dine on the succulent beef burgers and pork sandwiches or savor the seafood delicacies like Seared Halibut, Oysters and Steamed Mussels. As for the beverages, the tavern doesn't disappoint as it has an extensive selection of beer, wine and cocktails. Visit the bar during their daily happy hours from 4p to 6p to gulp down a few bottles of IPAs and lager served here. Wines like Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc are available by glass, and complements your meal. Call ahead to know more.
To dine on the Classic French Mussels or specialty onglet (Grilled Hanger Steak) in Portland, stop by this charming little French-style bistro in Old Town. Within a short span of its opening, this independent restaurant has impressed a lot of discerning diners with the variety of French appetizers, sandwiches and other delicacies on offer. Apart from the regular fare, the specials on chalkboard menu occasionally spring a surprise by offering delicacies like Foie Gras Torchon and Roasted Marrow Bones. Like all the good French bistros, Little Bird also has a refined selection of wines, like Chateau Suduiraut and 10 year old Tawny to complement your meal. Walk in with your date or with close friends at this cozy, intimate spot for a complete French dining experience.
This newer restaurant has replaced Laslow's Broadway Bistro, and its popularity is already evident. The upscale dining room boasts fine linens and a genuine Thai decor. As with most Portland Thai establishments, the curries are done to perfection here and make a wonderful accompaniment to all the meat and vegetable dishes that dominate the menu. If you are new to this food and not sure whether to go spicy or sweet, ask for a recommendation from your knowledgeable server. Wine and beer are available.
The lovechild of Louis and David Welch, Lincoln Restaurant promises an eclectic menu that spruces up traditional combinations with restaurant finesse. The menu features wonderfully crafted starters and entrees that include cured scallops, polenta, rib eye steaks and duck confit. The restaurant follows a brick-and-mortar concept mirroring both the menu and chef's directive of simplicity. While Louis takes care of the menu, David helps to complement the flavors from behind the bar with a selection of curated wines and snazzy cocktails. A great place with a great attitude.
A Chinese mainstay of Portland, this restaurant is a great place for a big dinner or getting something before an event at the nearby Rose Quarter or Convention Center. The menu offers a lot to choose from as it brings together the flavors of Hunan, Szechwan and Cantonese. The Szechwan Crispy Shrimps are a delicious house specialty. The Shanghai Beef is another good choice. Try a family dinner, which includes soup and appetizers. Enjoy beer, wine or drinks from the full bar. The staff is always friendly.
This little corner of the Holladay Market cooks healthy, fast Asian dishes. Even better, delivery is available, perfect for when you do not have the time for a nice sit-down meal or when you are working through lunch or dinner. At Wok N Roll, the broad menu boasts everything from teriyaki to kung pao to barbecue. Seating is available in the market. Space definitely is not an issue, but it is not the type of place to have an important business meal.
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