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“Eat Here First!!!”
Review of Veritable Quandary - CLOSED

Veritable Quandary
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Winnipeg, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Eat Here First!!!”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Now this was the highlight of our one week of dining in Portland. My only regret was that me and my fiance at here on our final day for lunch and we only wish we ate here first so we could come back more often and check out what they had for dinner. It was the most expensive yet satisfying lunch we have eaten. We drank their warm apple cider to start. We ate the delishous rabbit appetizer that came with three types of mustards. My fiance at a chicken sandwhich he couldn't stop raving about while I had the vegetarian burger. And usually I do not like vegetarian burgers and find that if they are made with beans, they fall apart. But this vegetarian burger was so tasty and it held together nicely! Geez, everything was so good that I just wish I could go there now. We had their wonderful desserts: chocolate souffle that my fiance wouldn't stop talking about and me the seasonal cobbler with homemade hazelnut ice cream. It was all so good and like I said, we only wished we came here earlier. Please come eat here because you cannot go wrong! The atmosphere is cute and quaint, just the way we like it.

Visited October 2012
Thank the_olivsons
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Estacada, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“always unique cuisine.............”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

As the name states the cuisine is always a delight and different. The atmosphere is enchanting and the service is always 5 star. Unique location and unique food make this a restaurant to visit more than once and the prices are reasonable for the Portland area.

Visited February 2012
Thank suzanne w
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Redmond, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Worth every penny”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We are from Seattle and were visiting Portland on business. We also happened to be celebrating our anniversary. We sifted through many wonderful restaurant choices and settled on VQ because of it's rave reviews and quaint atmosphere. We stepped inside a bustling bar and after a bit of confusion found the host booth at the end of the bar. We made reservations several days in advance and asked for outdoor seating upon arrival. We were notified that it was all booked up and were a bit let down considering our reservations. We got over it quickly as we realized that the patio does indeed provide a nice atmosphere on a warm day/night but the inside also offers it's own unique and lovely ambiance with the exposed brick, intimate booths and white linens. Our waitress was awesome and very knowledgeable about the menu (including the drink choices). Our meals were fantastic and worth every penny.

  • Visited October 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2012

crowded, poor service, coffee old and too strong, soup overrated, would not recommend this restaurant for traveler to portland, oregon...prices high for not to much to offer...menu is relatively limited...having said all that , the owner? was pleasant and apologized because the restaurant was so busy and apologized as well for the surly waitress....

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank animaleyedoc
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great "Find"”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Appears to be small local eatery from outside but has large dining room beyond long bar (and open kitchen). Nice menu, good execution and friendly servers. Very popular with locals. Went for Saturday brunch at 12:45 PM and could not get table -- got last two seats at bar. We were well-served by bar tender and everyone at bar was interacting with fellow diners. "Very happening".

  • Visited October 2012
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