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Diners' Choice: Hot spot restaurants in Portland / Oregon

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants that are the best hot spots in Portland / Oregon? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Wilfs Restaurant & Jazz Bar restaurant
4.6
4.6 (1179)
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Pearl District
About the restaurant
Voted one of the top dining destinations for 2023 by OpenTable!

Welcome to Wilfs...
Located at Union Station, at the foot of the Broadway Bridge. Cozy red wing back chairs provide guests with an intimate escape from the world, 'Mad Men' atmosphere best describes the lounge and it's modern menu of classic house made cocktails, while listening to the best jazz, performed up-close and personal.
Our expert staff and Chef A.G. prepare local and regional dishes with a modern twist. Tableside preparation of our award winning Caesar salad, Steak Diane or fresh local seafood, pasta and local micro brews and house shaken libations.
Catering and event planning for graduations, rehearsal dinners, weddings, holiday and more.
We accept Visa. Mastercard, American Express, cash. 24 hour security on premises. Easy street parking.

Top review
TammySvip
Dined 1 day ago
Best bartender in Portland! The ambience and food create a hidden gem in Portland.
A photo of Janken restaurant
4.6
4.6 (903)
$50 and over
Creative Japanese
Pearl District
About the restaurant
Experience a culinary journey through Japanese-Korean Fusion cuisine. Our mission is to spark joy and imagination with every dining experience through fusion cuisine demonstrating that everything is better together. Focused on small plates, hand-crafted cocktails and sharing, Janken provides a nod to the variety of experiences you can have when you dine with us. We embrace a traditional-contemporary blend to create a comfortable upscale dining experience.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 1 day ago
Celebrated a belated birthday dinner with my family and every thing was wonderful. Beautiful restaurant with great service. The food & drinks were delicious. Great music playing the whole time.
A photo of Margarita Factory - Happy Valley restaurant
4.6
4.6 (37)
$30 and under
Mexican
Happy Valley
About the restaurant
Margarita Factory Happy Valley is locally owned and operated by dedicated restauranteurs who are equally passionate about the guest experience, and creating an enjoyable and rewarding environment for team members. We are especially proud to serve the Best Happy Hour in Town! You can savor festive and delicious margaritas while receiving friendly and genuine service in our covered patio, at our large central bar, or in a comfy booth. Best of all, we offer a great dining experience for all ages in a celebratory atmosphere. Cheers and hope to see you soon!
Top review
tandim
Dined on Jul 4, 2024
Nice experience. Good food and good service. Will go again.
A photo of Mermosa restaurant
4.6
4.6 (80)
$30 and under
Southern
North Portland
About the restaurant
Mermosa PDX is a brunch and supper club specializing in gatherings, celebrations, anniversaries, birthdays and everyday meet-ups. We are known for bringing people together of all walks of life through our award-winning Oregon wines, welcoming atmosphere and elevated Caribbean + Southern cuisine by Executive Chef Jamal Hinds. Please check our website and instagram for Chef's featured Prix Fixe menus, live music and our event schedule.

Signature dishes include Chef Hinds' elevated Shrimp & Grits with Tomato Gravy, Jerk Cornish Hen and Oxtails with Coconut Corn Succotash. Wine and cocktail pairings on beautiful floral towers are top beverage choices - along with winemaker recommended pairings for Chef's Prix Fixe menus.

Large parties are welcome and can easily book online using Opentable. Please also check out our website for our Event Guide on private events and buyouts.

Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Jul 4, 2024
My first time at this restaurant and it was wonderful. Good music playing, but not too loud and the food was delicious. I am new to the neighborhood and I will be back for more. 
A photo of Hawkeye & Huckleberry Lounge restaurant
4.6
4.6 (104)
$30 and under
American
Bend
About the restaurant
Welcome to Hawkeye & Huckleberry Lounge, where celebrated Chef Brian Malarkey and his brother James bring a slice of their Central Oregon ranching heritage to Bend. Our 'modern cowboy' restaurant & bar with its wood-fired oven, semi-private canvas tent dining, and a vibrant outdoor patio, perfectly embodies Oregon's majestic outdoors.

Our menu, deeply rooted in ranch-to-plate traditions, showcases beef & produce from our nearby Tumalo ranch. With an onsite butcher shop and smoker, we utilize every part of the animal, delivering high-quality steaks and inventive dishes at friendly prices. Favorites include our Happy Hour Texas Toast Smash Burger, Whole Snapper and Beef Tongue Tostadas, all to be enjoyed alongside cocktails, mocktails local beers, and PNW wines.

Hawkeye & Huckleberry Lounge also serves as a dynamic venue for private events, from intimate dinners to grand celebrations. Join us for a dining experience that celebrates the culinary heritage of Central Oregon.

Top review
JohnAvip
Dined 3 days ago
Highly recommended for the experience and food quality. It is pricey but worth it
A photo of Gordon Tavern restaurant
4.4
4.4 (700)
$31 to $50
American
Eugene
About the restaurant
Gordon Tavern Coming Soon! Located inside of the art-centric Gordon Hotel. Chef Cliff Denny has been inspired and influenced by traveling the world, working with some of the most extraordinary chefs. The menu is Modern American with a European influence, paired with an extensive west coast wine list, artisan craft cocktails, and local beers on draft.
Top review
DanielH
Dined 6 days ago
Efficient, courteous service and tasty … I Enjoy dining there snd will continue
A photo of Margarita Factory - Tigard restaurant
4.4
4.4 (160)
$30 and under
Mexican
Tigard
About the restaurant
Margarita Factory Tigard is locally owned and operated by dedicated restauranteurs who are equally passionate about the guest experience, and creating an enjoyable and rewarding environment for team members. We are especially proud to serve the Best Happy Hour in Town! You can savor festive and delicious margaritas while receiving friendly and genuine service in our covered patio, at our large central bar, or in a comfy booth. Best of all, we offer a great dining experience for all ages in a celebratory atmosphere. Cheers and hope to see you soon!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
We had reservations and arrived on time. They were not ready for us, although it seemed like the restaurant was only just starting to get busy. We also placed a special request in the reservation form of which they seemed unaware. Service was excellent. Food and drinks were good.
A photo of The Fold Craft Pizza + Kitchen restaurant
4.3
4.3 (104)
$30 and under
Pizzeria
Sunriver
About the restaurant
We are The Fold Craft Pizza + Kitchen at the Village of Sunriver, Oregon. Pizza is the cornerstone of our menu, but we like to think there is a little something for everyone! Great salads, Fold sandwiches, appetizers, full bar, and much more!

Our life's passion and purpose is to provide our guests and more importantly, the community as a whole, with a place they can go to enjoy all the things we love: Food, drinks, a friendly staff, and welcoming environment.

Top review
pickypicky
Dined 5 days ago
We love The Fold Kitchen! Best fries and pizza! The drinks are great too. We make sure to come here every time we’re in SunRiver.
A photo of clarklewis restaurant
4.2
4.2 (2504)
$31 to $50
Northwest
Southeast Portland
About the restaurant
A bustling eatery in the Central Eastside industrial neighborhood serving Italian-inspired, local, organic, seasonal, sustainable fare. The large oak-burning oven is the cornerstone of the large open kitchen. Clarklewis has helped define Portland as a food mecca since 2004 as a founder of our local farm-to-table sensibility.
Top review
CafeDuMond
Dined on Jun 24, 2024
We had beet salad and then halibut- all amazing. All flavors are great. The beet salad I would have loved fried goats cheese- but my thought over the feta. Finally vanilla gelato with espresso and hazelnut liqueur- oh my…
A photo of P.F. Chang's - Bridgeport Village restaurant
4.1
4.1 (74)
$30 and under
Chinese
Downtown
About the restaurant
We are an Asian & Chinese restaurant offering dine-in, takeout, to-go, delivery, and catering. Make a reservation online to dine in. Order Asian and Chinese food delivery, takeout, and catering online or through the P.F. Chang's mobile app. Let us cater the perfect feast for you - corporate office catering menus are also available. P.F. Chang's offers a variety of signature Asian, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Mongolian, and Chinese food dishes including Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Chicken Pad Thai, Signature Lo Mein, Fried Rice, Mongolian Beef, Chang's Spicy Chicken, and Pork and Shrimp Dumplings. Order online for sushi delivery and takeout. Many gluten-free and vegetarian menu items are available. Try our seasonal cocktails and seasonal menu items.
Top review
ScrubmanDan
Dined on Jul 4, 2024
Always really good! Great awareness on their part for their gluten free menu. Wife and daughter have celiac disease and it was a good choice of options
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