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Rheinlander - CLOSED

5035 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213-1941
+1 503-288-5503
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Mar 4, 2018
“So sad to be it’s gone”
Jan 4, 2017
“The end of an era!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
German, Austrian, European
$$ - $$$
5035 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213-1941
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The Rhinelander has been a staple of Portland Oregon for ever it seems. Have been here for family weddings birthdays etc. it is heart wrenching to this icon is gone in order to cut up a bunch of condominiums. Heartbreaking

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed January 4, 2017

An experience in food plus entertainment has passed with the closing of the Rheinlander. The excellent German based menu will pass to it's successor, Gustav's, The accordion player, the many different options for group, private and family options, these had evolved, uniquely, as the business...More

Thank dave984MooseJaw
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Although I have not been to the Rheinlander in several years I have great memories of the restaurant. My oldest son worked there in the early 90s and went there numerous times. I went with my son and his wife, my Mom and sister and...More

1  Thank Dale K
Reviewed December 27, 2016

First time visitor. Although food was not up toe temperature, it was delicious! Great service, live music, both singing and accordion. It was a truly wonderful experience!

Thank Maryjo T
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We were sad to hear the Rhinelander was closing! With so many memories of family and friends gathering here over the years we had to visit one more time! We were not disappointed! The warm, fun atmosphere, great German food and entertainment will be missed!...More

Thank Beverly H
Reviewed November 30, 2016

I've visited the Rheinlander in the past, but this was the first time on a major holiday. We had reservations, and were seated promptly with our large group. I had read reviews of being seated late, so this was a great start! Once we were...More

Thank l0velinc0lncity
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Yes, they will be closing the end of 2016. I'm glad my visit to Portland happened before that. This is a great place to eat, be happy, and leave having had a delightful evening. The beer selection is excellent, the menu includes so many wonderful...More

Thank EnjoyTravelAlways
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We have traveled Germany & we found this food to be original. We loved it. The service was great. We will always go back

1  Thank bontontraveler
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I am not sure if happy hour food is a good indicator of dining food, but the happy hour menu was full of fatty foods. I went there for the fondue which ended up being one clump of cheese.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

News and Facebook said this long time classic German restaurant will be closing in early 2017; so my friend and I decided to visit and were happy that we did. A beer tasting flight was suggested by our waitress(working her 36th year there) and was...More

1  Thank 12kv
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $40
German, Austrian, European
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5035 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-5503
  • E-mail
The Rheinlander is a unique Portland tradition in festive dining. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, a night out with the family or a group outing, the Rheinlander is a truly fun and entertaining experience. Prost!
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