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Park Kitchen

#232 of 3,350 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3529 (NW Glisan & Flanders)
(503) 223-7275
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Palo Alto, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think this chef is trying so hard to be "different" that he has taken his eye off the ball. I was okay with a appetizer of sausage and cherries, that was interesting and tasty, but my pork entree was bland, and my girlfriend's salmon was raw! We sent it back, and it came back raw again. I think the... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This was the second time we ate here and it is becoming our pre-MODA center dinner spot as it is right over the Steele Bridge. The food is creative and amazing. We had the Chickpea fries as an appetizer then Asparagus soup with dinner. Both were fantastic. Dinner was blackened Steelhead and Lamb.

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Thank Bob G
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went for our daughters 21st birthday & again for her 30th (and a few times in between) and it was as great as ever.

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Ogden, Utah
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We went here with friends and got the tasting menu. Everything was delicious. The dishes were all totally different than any of us had ever had and all the favors were complex and well put together. Well done

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Thank Teresa M
Bethesda, Maryland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner....pairing of ingredients was very unique and very tasteful! Bartender made some creative drinks that really pleased my colleagues, as he listened to their requests. Will visit again!

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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Park Kitchen is a great place for a special dinner. Try the chef's tasting menu to get a taste of many of the special dishes. Servings were more than adequate for this 5 course meal. Try to wine pairing for some interesting wine choices. The staff is attentive and personable. We had a wonderful anniversary celebration.

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Thank Kathy B
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

What made this dining experience so special was the passion of the personnel that served, prepared food and bartended this lovely establishment. The food was so fresh and the ingredients were so precisely delicious, with every bite, my friend and I looked at each other with smiles the entire time. The bartender, Curtis, was extremely knowledgeable about liquors and wines... More 

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Tustin, California
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was a great dinner! Our second time there and now our must-go-to place when we are visiting Portland. The salt cod fritters are a must-have - they now serve them with a Asian inspired sauce and bonita flakes (previously it was with malt vinegar). The chickpea fries are wonderful and now that it is fall they are served with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Dined here on Wednesday evening, the restaurant was nearly empty. We had a reservation and had to wait to be seated in the bar, by the main entrance. Drafty and cold, we were off to a poor start. The menu, when it finally arrived, was extremely limited. We were not in the mood to leave, so the three of us... More 

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San Diego, California
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Chickpea fries, cod fritters, frikeh with cucumbers, ground cherries and feta and Oregon albacore...oh my! Partner this with outstanding service in both the bar and dining room, a good wine list and a cozy downtown setting and you have a winner. Loved Park Kitchen.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3529
    (NW Glisan & Flanders)
  • Public Transportation: Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighborhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: (503) 223-7275

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