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Beast

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5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-6803
+1 503-841-6968
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“foie gras” (19 reviews)
“fixed menu” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Fusion, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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LOCATION
5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-6803
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21 - 30 of 196 reviews

Reviewed August 13, 2016

I came here with three friends. You sit at large tables with other guests. The menu is set, and you eat what they serve. The food was good, but very little meat and small portions (I mean small). Many of the dishes included lots of...More

1  Thank dholy
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We dined here with family at the 8:45 seating. Arrived about 5 minutes early and waited outside for about 10 minutes. Upon entering found the atmosphere is unique. Was promptly seated. Dinner was presented well and very good. The server explained each course. The only...More

Thank FRED K
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Three-course brunch that was both spectacular to the eyes as much as the taste! Caring and attentive service with frequent refills of coffee and water. We decided to do wine parings with each course which enhanced the flavor further. What an amazing restaurant!

Thank jenniferlsylman
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We sat with others at the large farm style table. The courses arrived every 15 minutes or so, perfectly executed bursting with flavor. The portions are reasonable so that you leave after six courses feeling normal, not stuffed and ill. This was definitely worth the...More

Thank greysandy
Reviewed July 17, 2016

All the rave reviews are pretty much correct. This place is excellent. I think it was our best meal in Portland. We came here for Brunch (couldn't get a dinner reservation). Sat at a shared table with others. One note, if you eat here alone,...More

1  Thank Pintofish
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had a wonderful meal at Beast. The food was great, the service was great, and the company was great. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Beast. I did prefer it over our dinner at Le Pigeon (not that it was bad), Beast was just...More

Thank Mariah G
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Delighted to have finally eaten at Beast after hearing/reading so many wonderful things about it for years. Naomi Pomeroy did not disappoint. I went for brunch and the three-course meal was absolutely terrific - each dish perfectly composed, balanced and flavored, and the communal table...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed July 8, 2016

so great to be able to revisit this marvelous dining adventure spot... spent a few extra days in portland just to eat and show some friends around, so beast was a must-go. another voyage of taste sensations and paired wines that provide a wild and...More

Thank RobertInExile
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Beast is a gem and a local favorite for foodies. Five-to-six course meal, set menu, close quarters but all very hip. Be sure to opt for the wine pairings, and to ask to sit (if you're a couple) at the butcher block table in the...More

1  Thank jesshowardparkin
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

If you are considering dining at Beast, I suggest you give it the benefit of the doubt. The doubt is that somehow, this establishment has aspired to be categorised as both a communal seating joint, like serviced mess hall, and also a representative of cutting...More

Thank wildlandphoto
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Brian K
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Response from Wendy G | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant. When I went, everyone had the same menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$23 - $45
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-6803
    (Killingsworth)
  • Public Transportation: NE Portland br>Just off the corner of NE 30th Ave & Killingsworth St.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-841-6968
  • E-mail
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