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9 Restaurants With A View In Portland, Oregon - Updated 2020

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Sitting at the confluence of Willamette and Columbia rivers is the Portland city. As the largest city in the Oregon State of the United States, Portland has thousands of restaurants and bars, some of which offer really amazing dining experiences with views. In this city that celebrates food through its culture and festivals, you can find lip smacking, ever evolving American cuisine here. The city will also thrill you with its large number of breweries, and so you can expect great wines and beer with your food. We have curated a list of restaurants with the best views in Portland to make your work easier.

1. Portland City Grill

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The Portland City Grill is located close to the historic 19th century Skidmore fountain and Portland Saturday market, and the perfect place to refuel after shopping. The restaurant offers one of the most scenic views of the harbour and moorings in a contemporary and relaxed ambience. Open for lunch and dinner, the Portland City Grill also hosts small events flaunting views of the Burnside Bridge. You can enjoy modern American cuisine prepared with gourmet ingredients like sandwiches, burgers and light entrees for lunch and exotic dishes like yellow-fin tuna for dinner.

Portland City Grill

Address: 111 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 35 USD

Website: Portland City Grill

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2. Departure

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Atop The Nines hotel in Downtown Portland is the upscale Departure restaurant, offering a dining experience with dramatic views of the downtown area. The restaurant lies close to 5th Ave Mall Train station and various attractions like Art Museum and Mill Ends Park. This Asian restaurant offers some of the best salads, sushis, dim sums, Kushyakis, and Chef’s recommendations are Miso Scallops and Koshihikari which are no less than taste explosions. The dishes are prepared from freshly sourced ingredients, healthy and great for an elevated dining experience.

Departure

Address: 525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 50 USD

Website: Departure

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3. Noble Rot

Noble Rot Wine Bar & Restaurant
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Located on East Burnside Street in Portland is the seafood restaurant Noble Rot that offers nothing less than perfect art on a plate, with great colours and even better flavours. All the dishes are prepared with exceptional precision and served in a modern and upscale ambience with breathtaking views of the city and the harbour. You can indulge in specialties like scallops, salmon specialties and steaks as well as go for wine-tasting. The menu also offers a wide range of cocktails and wines to go with the excellent food.

Noble Rot

Address: 1111 East Burnside Street, Fourth Floor, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 30 USD

Website: Noble Rot

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4. The Deck

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Located in a pristine location, right on the NE Marine Drive, next to the Yacht Club, is the Deck restaurant, a casual seafood floating restaurant and bar. The restaurant literally serves American seafood bonanza in a relaxed setting with views of the yachts and river. The menu comprises of mouthwatering delicacies using halibut, beef, clams, oysters and shrimps in salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, chicken wings and shrimp cocktails and the separate kids’ menu makes it perfect for family dining as well.

The Deck

Address: 2901 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 25 USD

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5. Chart House

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The Chart House restaurant offers views of Terrwiliger Boulevard Park on one side and the river on the other, with food that is appealing to the eyes as well as to your tastebuds. The food combines local flavours and fresh catch of the day with modern trends of food industry, to form some of the best dishes. You can enjoy shrimp, crab and tuna starters, soups, salads and sandwiches for brunch; oysters and tuna starters, salmon, fish and chips, shrimp entrees for lunch, and a wide range of fish, meat and seafood dishes for main course dinner.

Chart House

Address: 5700 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 35 USD

Website: Chart House

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6. Salty's on the Columbia

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Right on the NE Marine Drive in Portland, Oregon is Salty’s on the Columbia seafood restaurant, offering upscale seafood and steaks with the best views of the riverfront. The restaurant is open for brunch, lunch and dinner and also offers some amazing signature cocktails, red wine and draft beer to go with the menu of appetisers, soup, salads, side dishes, entrees and deserts, prepared with freshly sourced ingredients. Prime rib, lobster, and surf and turf are some of the must try dishes.

Salty's on the Columbia

Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 35 USD

Website: Salty’s on the Columbia

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7. Rosswood

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Located on the riverside next to Cottonwood Bay is Rosswood, a casual American restaurant. The restaurant serves comfort food combined with modern techniques and cooking style, to create artful dishes along with a bar menu. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner, Rosswood offers a range of fish, seafood and meat in starters and entrees. It also offers a good number of options for vegetarians. The relaxed ambiance makes it great for dining with friends and small gatherings.

Rosswood

Address: 0470 SW Hamilton Ct, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 30 USD

Website: Rosswood

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8. Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill

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Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill is located in the backdrop of Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland. The restaurant serves modern American breakfast, lunch and dinner with views of the river and Hawthrone Bridge. You can enjoy a variety of healthy seafood and meat dishes like grilled salmon and shrimps or the Chef’s special 3-course meal for lunch and dinner.

Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill

Address: 1510 SW Harbor Way, 97201 Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 75 USD

Website: Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill

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9. McCormick & Schmick's Harborside at the Marina

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Located right on the waterfront is McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside at the Marina seafood restaurant, with upbeat interior and refined dining. The restaurant offers everything from fresh seafood to shellfish, steaks to fish, all with a fantastic selection of wines and cocktails that will truly elevate your dining experience. The menu has a wide range of appetisers, soups, salads, and grilled items, seafood platters, comfort food, aged steaks, along with happy hours and seasonal menus to enjoy the best of dining.

McCormick & Schmick's Harborside at the Marina

Address: 0309 SW Montgomery St, Portland, OR

Average price for 2 people: from 35 USD

Website: McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside at the Marina

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How to choose?

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The restaurants with views in Portland vary from fine dining and elevated dining, to casual, comfort food in relaxed settings, to family dinner as well as small get-togethers. There are plenty of them located in the majestic riverside of Willamette River, offering the freshest and seasonal dining experiences.

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