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“Oso Buco Wow!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Veritable Quandary

Veritable Quandary
1220 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201 (Downtown)
503-227-7342
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Ranked #8 of 3,547 restaurants in Portland
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
Portland, OR
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Oso Buco Wow!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Just had my birthday dinner at the VQ. The food was outstanding. 3 of us ordered Oso Buco. We melted into our chairs as we ate that wonderful food. The service was perfect.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Great Brak River
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great find in Portland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Had an awesome dinner at this hustling bustling restaurant in Downtown, Portland. The portions were generous, service attentive but most of all, the food was excellent!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“A Standard for Portland”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I've eaten here several times - it's consistently good. It's hard to get reservations in their main dining room at the last moment but there's nearly always room in the bar where there are seats at the bar and also booths against the wall.

The seafood stew was excellent; my partner had a steak that he rated highly.

Visited November 2012
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southern California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“One of Portland's Must Go TO Restaurants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Fabulous quintessential Portland vibe. Great atmosphere with friends or couples, Incredible inventive delicious fresh seasonal menu. Literally every bite is an "um" Knowledgeable wait staff and management,

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Washington
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“A Veritable Classic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Great food, great service. Classic Portland restaurant...very busy so go early. Outside dining in the Summer is a great experience. Also good for business lunches.

Visited June 2012
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