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Higgins Restaurant and Bar

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1239 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-2915
+1 503-222-9070
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to have a conversation and eat some good food! Seasonal menus are always one of my favorites!d

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Santa Fe
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fabulous experience. I started with mussels, best I have had. Then I had the burger, better than the mussels! The beer was the best of all. Bear Republic Racer 5, cask conditioned!!! Charlie behind the bar was great. I was there on a Thursday as they opened so it wasn't chaos. Food was excellent.

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Thank EatingRaoul
Yachats, Oregon
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Higgins has been a favorite of ours for several years and this visit was no exception. We were seated within minutes of our arrival and our waiter explained all the evening's specials. We both chose the petrale sole. It has always been a favorite but the way it was prepared this evening was exceptional. It was rolled and then sautéed... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough nice things about this restaurant. We went in late December for my husband's birthday while visiting Portland, where we used to live. The staff was phenomenal. The food was fantastic. The atmosphere was cozy on a cold, rainy night. The charcuterie was incredible. We enjoyed it so much, we came back two nights later for more.... More 

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Fremont, California
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a terrific Friday dinner at Higgins while visiting Portland. We used Uber but locals might find parking downtown a challenge. Higgins offered a varied menu, with a number of daily specials. Our Server was terrific, suggesting items and being attentive without hovering. We enjoyed our dinner and would certainly return.

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Newport Beach, California
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nostalgic bar with a great Happy Hour right in downtown. We walk her from our condo and always enjoy the staff as they are so accommodating. The main dining room is a classic setting with great food. A must go to if you have never been to Portland.

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Thank oceanboy52
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, wines were perfect. Great products, mostly local and organic. Helpful and friendly waiters. Ideal for a lovely meal with your girlfriend/wife or for business. A great address in Portland

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Thank Tom_050494
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the atmosphere in this little place. Felt very homey and comfortable. We had great service and food was very good. Having been in the service industry I really appreciated the whole experience. If you're in town this is a great local place to check off your list! It's been around for a long time and is highly regarded... More 

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Stevenson Ranch, California, United States
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried the "special" pork chop, others the fish stew, mussels starter, the risotto... all good. Absolutely rich wine and beer selection. Not cheap, but well worth it. We were delighted with the service (our waiter was Dave). One item was brought late, with a lot apologies and immediately taken off our bill. They care. Seems three, maximum four tables... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I go to Higgins frequently before events at the theater nearby and am never disappointed. I have special requirements (no gluten), and they are always very helpful. Their wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Their food is exquisitely prepared, and they are known for their local, fresh produce. It's very small, so if you want to go, make a reservation!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1239 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-2915
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-9070

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?