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5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211
(503) 841-6968
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Ranked #83 of 3,641 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $23 - $45
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Killingsworth
Transit: NE Portland br>Just off the corner of NE 30th Ave & Killingsworth St.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

First time to Beast and found the food and wine pairings to be very good but for $150 per person plus tip it was really not worth it! The food was excellently prepared and presented and I understand it is a tasting menu concept - multiple small plates with a larger entree - but I think the portions could afford... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beast is a total labor of love and a prime example of current Portland-style upscale dining: casual setting, dress and vibe with sophisticated presentations. Extreme but unobtrusive attention to detail, satisfaction and dining comfort is only the starting place. Located in a small, open-decor storefront in an increasingly trendy Northeast neighborhood, it offers an imaginative sequence of small tasting courses... More 

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Portland, OR
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I have to thank my daughter for introducing me to Beast. I received a gift certificate for two for a brunch at Beast. It took me awhile to get there, but 9 months later a friend and I finally made it. I was surprised to see communal tables, but it certainly made dinner conversation more interesting. The meal came in... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Well Beast didn't really live up to all of the hype, sigh.The food was good, but nothing our group didn't feel they could cook at home with success. Courses as follows: French onion soup, nothing special about it, but it was good. Charcuterie, which was the best and most creative in my opinion. Lots of fun items like Foie Gras... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Recently I had the pleasure of dining at Beast, The courses were imaginative and well balanced. I particularly enjoyed the charcuterie platter which contained bite-sized morsels of pure pleasure. The beet salad was also the best I have ever had. Other than the uncomfortable chairs, it was a delicious meal and wonderful experience. I will definitely return,

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went there with quite high hopes, it did not exceed my expectations but it didn't disappoint. I think the food was okay, nothing special, a few things I felt didn't work and were over seasoned. Service was faultless though, for the price $150 for tasting menu and wine pairing I'd rather go elsewhere

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved Loved Loved this concept. Clean, spontaneous and creative offerings. Only only only knack, was the quick course turnaround, you have to keep pace with the kitchen, understandably, however we are used to a more sluggish stride.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were fortunate enough to secure 2 reservations for the 8:45pm seating on a Saturday night at Beast. The restaurant is unique in that it has only 2 seatings - 6pm and 8:45pm and a coursed dinner, whose menu changes frequently. Also all guests are seated at one of two large community style tables, but food is served as individual... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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128 reviews 128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you are a foodie you MUST come try this place. The menu is already set and is a tasting menu. You can order wine tasting with it or individually. The food we had here was amazing with great flavor. I think one reason for their ability to do this is less customers and more quality control. They have 2... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Yummy! This place was pretty cool. I like the family style seating but the chairs were HORRIBLY uncomfortable. Also, if you get stuck sitting across from someone who will not shut up, well you are stuck with them. The food was expertly prepared and I was most in awe of the appetizer plate that contained all kinds of goodies like... More 

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Additional Information about Beast

Address: 5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211
Phone Number: (503) 841-6968
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 45
Cuisine: Fusion

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