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MetroVino - CLOSED

1139 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 (Pearl)
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Price range: $13 - $50
Cuisines: American, Bar
Neighborhood: Pearl
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Northrup
Transit: The Portland street car has two convenient stops each a block or less from Metrovino on NW 10th and Northrup or NW 12th and Northrup. the street car is our suggested form of transportation when travelling from downtown Portland, the convention center, Rose Quarter, or Nob Hill with trains stopping every 10 minutes or so.
Description: MetroVino is a restaurant and bar located in the north end of Portland's Pearl District, just a few walking blocks north of Jamison Square Park and on the Portland Street Car line. We offer an inspired menu featuring refined yet rustic cuisine. Executive Chef Gregory Denton uses time-honored techniques and flavor combinations to prepare fresh, local ingredients simply and in season. Using both an Enomatic wine system and a Pearlage sparkling system, the bar features 80 wines by the taste, glass or bottle, accompanied by a strong list of locally distilled and internationally renowned spirits and beers.

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English first
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I am sorry to report this restaurant has closed. The minimum number of characters to submit a report is 100, so I am adding this line. The only information I actually have is that the establishment has closed.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

It was very disappointing not to receive the credit promised by owner, Todd Steele, after I inadvertently paid a gratuity on top of the automatic gratuity they charged for my large party, in spite of 4 phone calls to remind him of his promise. The food was mediocre but the good will offered for this overpriced meal would have made... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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145 reviews 145 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This has to be the biggest secret on the food front in Portland. Happy hour food is great, dinner is exquisite with excellent wines by the glass and very good cocktails, All entrees are good, but the fettucini is to die for.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Being a cook that works from the ground up and with the best ingredients, it's nice to know there is place that serves the kind of food I don't normally make at home. The bone marrow appetizer and duck confit entree was excellent and begs for more than a second visit. Wine flights are fantastic for those new to wines... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Metrovino is a great restaurant within the Pearl District and an especially terrific stop for wine lovers. The wine list is broad and offers patrons the option of a half glass in addition to standard full glass and bottle offerings. They also offer many wine flights which encompass most types of wine you may be searching for. While the menu... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

At the edge of the Pearl District, MetroVino is a terrific spot to enjoy a little wine education. The tasting menu is fun, our group tried three different flights and each were true to their description - and the tidbits offered by the wait staff. Full wine menu and food menu also available. Decor is open and trendy. Not formal,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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145 reviews 145 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I've had many dishes at Metrovino, all very good. My absolute favorite has to be their fettucini. I've never had better anywhere. Cooked to perfection, dressed in truffle oil and caviar, with a beautiful poached egg on top. Wine is exceptional, even by the glass and they can put together a great cocktail in a heartbeat. I particularly like tables... More 

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Portland, Oregon
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

My wife and I have been frequenting Metrovino for about a year now. We particularly love the charcuterie plate. All house made and cured meats, very nicely presented on a large board. We tend ot eat this for dinner as the large portion is enough for two. We also enjoy their brunch, very good classics with a twist. The Indonesian... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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202 reviews 202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Never again. Over $850 for a table of seven when only four people were drinking wine (and not a single bottle was ordered) - never again. I have had favorably meals at Metrovino. I like the burger. The wide variety of wine pours (where else can you get a great "taste" of top flight wine?) and the off-the-beaten track location... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We stopped at Metro Vino after a sporting event and on a fluke. What a jewel! We have eaten all over Portland and at many of the highest ranked, and this is hands down the best dining experience we've had. The serving was outstanding and the food was phenomenal. We had the three course chef's experience which came with a... More 

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Additional Information about MetroVino

Address: 1139 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Phone Number: 5035177778
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
Average Prices: USD 13 - 50
Cuisine: American, Bar

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