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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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hoped to enjoy a light dinner before the theater. Ordered the spinach salad. For $16 I got 3 handfuls of not the freshest spinach I've ever had, 6 plain walnut halves and what i would estimate to be 2 beets roasted and cut into 6ths distributed around the edge of the plate with a tablespoon of goat cheese on the... More 

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Chicago
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a spoiled foodie from Chicago and this ranks with the Best! Was a last minute decision and got lucky to get in on a cold and rainy night. Started with the Charcuterie and the quality and size was impressive. Every meat and cheese was u pique and perfect. Their Fig Tart was amazing, Duck, Mushroom Dumplings and Pig... More 

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Thank Hawthorn1Chicago
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Portland for a couple of days and checked this place as it was close to the hotel. What a fun place to start our visit! The vibe in there is amazing and everyone so friendly. Great beer selections and we had a wonderful cheese plate! Only wish we would have been there for dinner, it looked and smelled amazing!

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Waidring, Austria
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great athmosphere - great food - great service, It is really an original old and very nice restaurand. We ate at the bar and it was georgeous !

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Thank ingridmillinger
Portland, Oregon
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Everything was just perfect and I cannot think of anything that wasn't. Our favorite restaurant in town has just closed down and we were shopping around for a new place that could take its place. Higgins has been around for a while and we will make this our regular watering hole?

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Phoenix, Arizona
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125 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited based on other reviews. Service was good, wine list was excellent and portions were huge but food was just different and didn't really stand out. Prices looked hefty but are really not based on sizes. I had the penne - maybe beef and fish would have been a better choice?

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Thank Donna H
Montreal, Canada
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562 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone in Portland raves about this restaurant. One of the meals was outstanding, the second was OK. The mains were pasta with cauliflower sauce, the second was a daily special which was rock fish. The pasta was out of this world good. Lots of interesting ingredients to boot. The rock fish itself was perfectly cooked and very tasty. However, the... More 

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Thank FuzzyBeaver
Idaho
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant, good local fare. Salmon was excellent. I prefer bolder flavor so, but everything was excellent. Location is very interesting, near theater and shops.

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Thank Chuck S
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152 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Selected Higgins for a special celebration dinner in spite of seeing some reviews that we should have heeded. Notified staff about occasion when making our reservation. The most glaring element in dismal dining experience was waiter's abrupt and robotic interactions. A cordial greeting or some attempt at conversation would have helped to establish a pleasant dining experience. Perhaps, an off... More 

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New England
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525 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Higgins has been a popular restaurant in Portland for 24 years - the chef is the owner. The service is excellent - attentive & informed. Their emphasis on fresh locally sourced food. Everything was very good - especially the fresh seafood - Chinook salmon in particular. They also have an extensive selection of beers & wines.

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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, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
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?