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5519 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-6805 (Killingsworth, Northwest corner of intersection)
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to DOC to celebrate 30 years of marriage. We had a great evening. we enjoyed the 6 course dinner- all of the chefs choices were terrific!! When we go again, I will not bring wine. I look forward to the chefs choice for wine pairings and even though our wine was off the charts I... More 

Thank Tim M
Portland, Oregon, United States
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317 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We first went to DOC back in 2012. It was very good - but not such a great place that it hit on our list of "must keep going back" places. Fast forward to 2016 and some friends of our were smitten about the tasting menu at DOC and insisted (well - more like encouraged) we go back. We made... More 

Thank Wayne C
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168 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Food, service, presentation very excellent. So why the four star review? The noise level was such that we literally could not hear each other speak. It made for a disappointing evening. As far as the food and wine pairings went, A plus! Our party of six sampled everything on the menu and were not disappointed. Personal favorites were the quail... More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here on a Friday night for their 6 course tasting menu. They had excellent service and were very friendly. The setup of their tasting menu however can be good for some and not desirable for others. The oysters were delicious to start as they were very fresh, mild and slightly sweet. The brocollini was crisp,... More 

Thank Frank Z
White Rock, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Unusual location in a nice neighbourhood, you walk thru the kitchen into a small intimate dining room. We did the 6 course meal. The food was Fabulous, full of flavour. Tough to identify a favourite dish, all were excellent. The waiter was very knowledgeable and passionate about wine. A great way to spend an evening in Portland!!

Thank Holly B
Portland, Oregon
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Probably one of the best 3 meals I have ever eaten. Let's put it this way--how many restaurant meals do you really remember? This will be one of them. It's quite expensive, so you really have to be a foodie to get into this, IMO. The restaurant is quite small. It looks like it seats no more than 25 people.... More 

Thank marksmallwood
Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We had one of the best Italian meals paired with a beautiful selection of wines. The wait staff was impressive with their knowledge of the food and wine and the overall experience was great. Both my wife and I left with our appetites quenched and wanting to return. The only little downside was the dessert didn't live up to the... More 

Thank jgmpdx
Olympia, Washington
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

What a phenomenal experience! We did the 6 course tasting menu and added 2 dishes. This small restaurant (26 seats) has an open kitchen you actually walk through to the tables. Watching the chef prepare your dishes was definitely an added bonus. I can't believe the chef was only 24!!! This kid is headed to Michelin stardom for sure!!! The... More 

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Indian Wells, California
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This was probably the most quirky, unique, fun restaurant I have ever dined in. Narrow front entry actually passes you through the kitchen and dishwashing areas to an area of nicely set tables with linen tablecloths and nice silverware. (The bar is adjacent next door). The décor is contemporary Italian art. This is not your traditional spaghetti place where you... More 

Thank Jan B
Portland, Oregon, United States
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We arrived at DOC with great expectations having heard so much about it. The prix fixe sex course menu was intriquing and the the sommelier knowledgeable. Unfortunately our server, who also appeared to be the maitre d, was brusque and short with our group. She replaced our settings without finesse seemingly throwing flatware and dropping settings onto our table. When... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5519 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-6805
    (Killingsworth, Northwest corner of intersection)
  • Public Transportation: Trimet 72, 10, and 9
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-946-8592

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?