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Francis Xavier's Restaurant

1933 NE 181st Ave, Portland, OR 97230-6997
503-666-1957
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English first
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went here twice, very good food and the prices were comparable. However, I was a bit surprised to find that when you order the dinners, there was no soup or salad included. It was just meat and potatoes. We wanted dessert (we rarely ever get dessert), but when we asked for it, the waitress came back and said that 3... More

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Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a restaurant that make a lot of effort but just doesn't quite get there. The food quality is that of a Denny's, and though the building is very nice, the food is not what we were looking for, Living in Portland allows us to have expansive choices that are extremely healthy and include a lot of organic, vegetarian,... More

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Salem, or
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Yes, they do close at 9:00 and we felt the staff was ready to leave. I ordered sirloin medium and am afraid what medium rare would look like. They source farmed salmon and think that wild salmon is too expensive. We paid our bill and walked to the bar to finish our glass of wine without feeling rushed. Salad is... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Plenty of tables available, so no waiting for my lunchtime visit. Tortilla soup was not on the menu but is talked about locally. This was the Mexico equivalent of really good Minestrone soup. Full bodied with beans, corn, tortilla's and spices but very well balanced, it was indeed a hearty meal.

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Orange County, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Food was OK. They close at 9, so get in early, because the staff wants to get out of there. Even the bar rolls up the carpet early.

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick lunch. Just wanted soup to get us by until dinner since it was late. We both had the chicken tortilla soup. We were very surprised how good it was, a slight spicy taste that didn't overwhelmed the flavor. Will be sure to go back here again when in the neighborhood.

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Fairview, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant provides good range of basic food at a reasonable price. Service is quick, the staff are friendly and the atmosphere is congenial to conversation. I have had many breakfast, lunches and dinners here, both for business and family. Because of the above comments I keep coming back.

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San Francisco
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278 reviews 278 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

First things first, ask for Julie J as your server because she is knowledgeable about the area, friendly, attentive and just plain cool. This is the place for breakfast. The restaurant is huge and air, has large windows, plenty of booths and great fire places. Let’s be honest, breakfast is breakfast, but the portions are huge, coffee refills are free... More

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Nutley, New Jersey
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267 reviews 267 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We liked this place. We are staying in the hotel next to it. What lovely employees...friendly and knowledgable. .. The German plate with bratwurst and pork and great tasting potatoes was a fine choice. the stuffed pork special was special. The salads were very fresh. For desserts try the caramel.apple pie....the cobbler needed more berries. The wine.. Well we liked... More

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Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This experience is equivalent to eating dinner with grandma at a nursing home, without the joy of interaction with your grandma. The gravy is awful, box gravy is better and the meat is tough and smelled a bit odd. Taco soup was okay but was super salty. Worst part of the experience is paying for what you got, will not... More

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Address: 1933 NE 181st Ave, Portland, OR 97230-6997
Phone Number: 503-666-1957
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland

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