DCDiner
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  • Review Count
    14
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    May 19, 2014
  • Last Review
    August 31, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    3.6
 
 
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A Portland favorite since 1979, Cassidy's Restaurant is located in a historic building in the heart of downtown Portland, within walking distance of major hotels and steps from the Crystal Ballroom. Cassidy's menu features creative regional cuisine of local seafood, premium-cut meats, and fresh pasta. We offer a well-chosen winelist, a beer selection including the best microbrews, classic cocktails and a bar that has earned its reputation as one of the finest in town--all in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Tasty food and great servcie
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I enjoyed the food and thought the service was excellent. The ambiance was a bit lacking as the restaurant was almost completely empty on a Wednesday evening."
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2009
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MENU/MBK is a casual gathering place boasting thoughtful bistro fare and a diverse menu of beer, wine and cocktails. During the day, enjoy coffee or lunch purchased from the market and enjoy our free Wi-Fi.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Joined at the hip to Red Apron, Chef Anda's groundbreaking butcher and charcuterie shop, the restaurant and bar draws heavily from Anda's line of house made products and relies on the meticulous sourcing that has made Red Apron the first and only butcher shop in the nation to use 100% Animal Welfare Approved pork. Anda and Chef Ed Witt's charcuterie program at The Partisan draws from 100s of cured muscles, pates, and sausages, showcasing over 30 different products on any given night.<br /><br />The balance of the menu is broken up into a series of meat-centric composed dishes highlighting distinctive cuts, cooking techniques, and animal breeds. The portioning encourages sampling, sharing and customizing, which allows guests to construct a completely unique dining experience with each visit.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/14/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/14/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/14/2014
 2009
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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The finest Northwest cuisine with bold, adventurous preparations. Let Chef Brock Johnson and his talented kitchen crew bring their unique flavors to your table.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Fantastic service and great food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We had an excellent waiter who gave us very helpful suggestions."
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2009
Special Features: special occasion
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At Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, our passion is to produce and deliver to our guests the highest quality and freshest products. Our tradition of on-site brewing and food made fresh, from scratch, are the most evident examples of this passion. Our restaurant and people offer a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, attentive and friendly service, fresh food carefully and creatively prepared, specially brewed beers and other fine beverages. We feel it is this combination of elements that make a great dining experience possible. The Gordon Biersch heritage of superior beer, great food and good times are now served up fresh daily in locations stretching coast to coast. Committed to using only the freshest and finest ingredients, our restaurant showcases a passion for food with seasonal menus, daily specials and frequent changes to the regular menu. Our restaurant, located in the original Riggs Bank Building, features a unique and classic décor and an inviting atmosphere.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Fast and tasty lunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/07/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/07/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I came here for lunch and was very happy with my experience. The veggie burger was very tasty and the service was great. I will come back."
Dined on 8/07/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Waterfront location to open soon!! - 'Too much is so good, you can't stop eating it. The tandoor-baked breads are not mere swabs for sauce but could be eaten, and enjoyed, on their own; the naan with cilantro and rock salt is terrific, as is the kulcha richly stuffed with minced lamb. Masala Art offers combinations you don't see often around here, but even its more familiar dishes can be revelations. Consider its samosas. They're flakier than a lot of the competition, and their filling of peas, potatoes and sweet raisins tastes fresher, too. A burst of cardamom in every bite helps. In the same vein, soft logs of minced lamb pulse with heat from jalapeno peppers, a shock offset with breezy mint. Pureed spinach is a vibrant green, flecked with corn and rich with garlic...' - WashingtonPost.com, B-Wisconsin Avenue, NW location.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/21/2014
 2009
Dined on 7/21/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I was pleasantly surprised by the interior of the new Masala Art in Waterfront. It is a beautiful space with lots of nice accents. The menu is very comparable to the Tenleytown location and the food was excellent. The service after the meal (getting the check, giving our credit card to the waiter, getting the card back) was very slow. Hopefully that will improve as they have only been open a few days. I will definitely go back!"
Dined on 7/21/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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All menu items at Lavagna are prepared from scratch, including our pasta. The menu changes weekly as well as seasonally so it can feature only the freshest local ingredients. Lavagna is expanding the house-made charcuterie program and is adding a line of house-made local preserves, with offerings varying week to week. Lavagna also offers a variety of Italian wines, beers from around the world and distinctive craft cocktails.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Wonderful menu and great service
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I am never disappointed when I dine at Lavagna. The pastas are so tasty! The desserts are super creative and delicious. Pasta portions are large so plan on sharing or taking some home!"
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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A New American bistro-style restaurant
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Great outdoor patio
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Station 4 has great outdoor seating. The service was a bit slow but the food was tasty."
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for outdoor dining
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Aqua 301 celebrates the culture and cuisine of Mexico taking contemporary Mexican cuisine and infusing it with modern flair. This is not Tex Mex! Chef Antonio Burrell tweaks traditional Mexican ingredients and flavor profiles through experimental ingredient combinations and serves it up waterside in Yards Park.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Fantastic tacos
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I tried the baja fish tacos and pork belly tacos. They were super good. I will definitely be coming back for more, especially knowing that they are only $5 M-F during their happy hour."
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, scenic view, great for outdoor dining
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Where Romance meets Flavor… At Bistro Cacao, chef-owner Kemal Deger brings nearly 25 years of culinary expertise to your table. In Bistro Cacao’s historic location we now invite you to enjoy our new concept of modern bistro-style French cuisine in a romantically charming and comfortable setting blending old France with modern creative touches.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Perfect brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Brunch is always so great at Bistro Cacao. The pastry basket is awesome and the entree and side options are plentiful."
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch
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