Top 10 Rooftop Restaurants In Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon, is best known for their breweries which serve a wide range of craft beers that are unique to the city. You could also explore Portland’s breweries by joining the bike tours. That aside, you definitely need to visit the best restaurants and have a try of Portland’s local food and delicacies. So, what better way to do that than to dine at a rooftop restaurant which would give you a lovely view of the surroundings where you get to enjoy the delectable dishes, sip on your wine and bask in the relaxing atmosphere! Dining at a rooftop restaurant for at least one of your meals is a must as it makes for a unique and relaxing experience. Read on to find out the top rooftop restaurants in Portland, Oregon.

1. Departure Restaurant + Lounge

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Posted by Departure Portland on Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Departure Restaurant + Lounge is an Asian restaurant located in The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland. It serves up Asian dishes with a creative and innovative touch. Their menu includes dishes like sushi, dim sum, fried rice, steak, salads and more. They even have a vegan menu to cater to guests with dietary restrictions. Other than serving these scrumptious dishes, the restaurant has a unique and luxurious decor. Guests can either dine in the lounge area or outdoors on the panoramic deck. Do make a reservation on their website to avoid long waiting times if you’re planning to come here on your next night out!

Departure Restaurant + Lounge

Address: 525 SW Morrison St 15th floor, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Website: Departure Restaurant + Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4pm - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 12am

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2. McMenamins Zeus Café

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Posted by McMenamins Crystal Hotel and Zeus Café on Saturday, 7 December 2019

McMenamins Zeus Café is an upscale American restaurant located in McMenamins Crystal Hotel which is best known for bringing you sophisticated dining experience. They have a breakfast and brunch menu which consists of food items like brioche french toast, milk pancakes, sandwiches, eggs benedict and more. They also have homemade breads, desserts and pastries that are a must-try. If you’re planning to dine here, reservations can be made in advance on their website. If you intend to dine in the outside area, heating is provided and pets are welcome too!

McMenamins Zeus Café

Address: 303 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, United States

Website: McMenamins Zeus Café

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 7am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 7am - 12am

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3. Altabira City Tavern

We know that winter is just beginning but you can still pretend it's summer out on the patio! - @kdecks11

Posted by Altabira City Tavern on Friday, 6 December 2019

Altabira City Tavern serves up classic American dishes and is located at the top floor of Hotel Eastlund. This restaurant has a beautiful outdoor patio where you can lounge at while enjoying their cocktails and beer with a view of the city. Altabira boasts 16 tap handles of craft beers and locally distilled spirits. Their happy hour menu is available from 4pm to 6pm daily and comes at a steal with a really affordable price considering the view and atmosphere you get to enjoy. Reservations can be made online, excluding happy hour timings.

Altabira City Tavern

Address: 1021 NE Grand Ave #600, Portland, OR 97232, United States

Website: Altabira City Tavern

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri: 11:30am - 12pm; Sat: 4pm - 12am; Sun: 4pm - 11pm

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4. The Xport Rooftop Lounge

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Posted by Xport Bar & Lounge on Sunday, 3 March 2019

The Xport Rooftop Lounge serves up continental classics and Eastern food with their own twist. It is also a classy and posh restaurant which allows you to have a breathtaking mountain view. You can expect quality food as their chef the recipient of the Youngest and Brightest Chef by Anthony Dias Blue. He was also featured on Travel Channel’s Food Paradise. They also have a happy hour menu which includes their popular Chinese takeout, 20 percent off any bottle of sparkling wine and more.

The Xport Rooftop Lounge

Address: SW Jefferson St &, SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Website: The Xport Rooftop Lounge

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 4pm - 12am; Fri: 4pm - 1am (closed from Sat - Mon)

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5. Noble Rot

Noble Rot Wine Bar & Restaurant
Source: Photo by user Lou Stejskal used under CC BY 2.0

Noble Rot is located on the fourth floor which gives you a panoramic view of the city. They even have a rooftop organic garden where they grow some of their own supplies so you can be assured that you’re getting the finest and freshest ingredients. They pride themselves in serving up creative and innovative food and drinks which are unique and gives character to their restaurant. What’s exciting is that their menu changes almost daily so you can expect a fresh and new experience whenever you drop by!

Noble Rot

Address: 1111 East Burnside Street, Fourth Floor, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Website: Noble Rot

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Sun)

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6. Portland City Grill

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Posted by Portland City Grill on Thursday, 16 January 2020

Portland City Grill is located in U.S. Bancorp and serves American and Asian fusion dishes which guests can enjoy along with a 30 storey skyline view. They pride themselves in serving quality and fresh seafood dishes. If you’re not particularly fond of seafood, they do have other dishes like steak, burgers, rice rolls and more. They also have a happy hour menu from 4pm to 7pm and 9pm till closing on Monday to Saturday. On Sunday, their happy hours are from noon till closing time. Do make reservations online in order to avoid long queues and disappointment.

Portland City Grill

Address: 111 SW 5th Ave 30th floor, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Website: Portland City Grill

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 12am; Fri: 11am - 1am; Sat: 4pm - 1am; Sun: 9:30am - 2pm, 4pm - 11pm

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7. Gracie's

Gracie’s is a restaurant located in Hotel deLuxe, perfect for if you’re in the mood for something classy or if you and your girlfriends simply want to treat yourselves after a long week at work. This exuberates Hollywood glamour with its high ceilings and elegant decor. Their menu offers unique and classic American fare along with Pacific Northwest dishes. Their breakfast items are available until 2pm daily.


Address: 729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, United States

Website: Gracie’s

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 6:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm; Fri: 6:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sat: 7am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 7am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm

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8. Jackrabbit

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Posted by Jackrabbit PDX on Sunday, 22 December 2019

Jackrabbit is situated within The Duniway Portland and boasts an extensive raw bar, gin-centric cocktail menu, house-cured meats and more. They serve up American-style food like risotto, pasta, steak, deviled eggs, duck leg confit and more. They also have a brunch menu which is perfect for weekends where you can still get breakfast fare even if you wish to sleep in a little more. This restaurant has a big focus on sustainability where they try to reduce waste by using paper straws and biodegradable or recyclable packaging in their takeaway boxes.


Address: 830 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Website: Jackrabbit

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 11pm; Fri: 7am - 11:30pm; Sat: 8am - 11:30pm; Sun: 8am - 11pm

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9. Tope

Posted by Tope at The Hoxton, Portland on Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Tope was inspired by the street food in Mexico and serves up Mexican dishes. This restaurant runs in partnership with Submarine Hospitality, where they use locally sourced produce. They also pride themselves in their array of mezcal-focused cocktails. The restaurant is inspired by minimalistic decor where it is beautifully decorated with wooden chairs and potted plants. If you stop by, you have to try their famous tacos and unique cocktails! Unfortunately, no reservations are allowed so come by early to avoid the crowd.


Address: 15 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97209, United States

Website: Tope

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 3pm - 11am; Fri - Sat: 3pm - 12am

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10. Teote House Cafe

Our pit is the of Teote . Who likes to enjoy time by the Rose City's finest outdoor patio?

Posted by Teote House Café on Saturday, 25 January 2020

Teote House Cafe serves Latin American food which you can enjoy on their cozy patio around the fire. They also have gluten-free and vegan options which are great if you’re coming in a big group with people of different dietary requirements. More information on their menu can be found online. Their bar is fully stocked with plenty of beer and cocktail options. They also have happy hour promotions which happen between 3pm and 6pm daily. No reservations are allowed so do come early to get your seats before it gets crowded, especially at the patio area!

Teote House Cafe

Address: 1615 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Website: Teote House Cafe

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm

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Have a good time at Portland

Portland skyline
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With so many options available, dining at rooftop restaurants doesn’t always have to be an expensive affair. Though there are rooftop restaurants in hotels for when you wish to treat yourself or to celebrate a special occasion, there are also the more affordable places where you can go to for dinner and drinks on a Friday night. There’s nothing more relaxing than having a scenic view of the city with a beer in hand on a weekend!

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