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“Veritable goodness”
Review of Veritable Quandary - CLOSED

Veritable Quandary
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed October 15, 2013

Lovely, cozy space for an autumn dinner with my cousins. The spiced cashews and braised beets au chèvre were a delightful way to start our meal and reunion. The veggie burger and spinach salad were delectable. We went for dessert too: truffles, sorbets, and a salted caramel chocolate tartine were all hits.

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Thank Pongitte10
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Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

There is no doubt that this restaurant is one of the top 10 restaurants in Portland. The food was absolutely delicious. The menu featured many unique dishes. They also have a good size dessert menu. This is a nice place to go on a date. If you want to eat before 9 p.m. make sure you call for a reservation. After 9 p.m., It's not too hard to get in.

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Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We made reservations for lunch, but arrived early. They were able to seat us outside as requested. They were willing to let us take our time and were pleasurable. We had heard great things about stuffed figs and didn't see them on the menu. We asked about them and the chef made them for us. They exceeded our expectations. The food was good. The service was outstanding. The outside patio was exceptional. Definitely a restaurant we will return to given the opportunity.

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Thank RBandDB
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Met friends for Sunday brunch at this place by the river. Beautiful setting in the outdoor patio, although for some reason we got a weird look from the staff when we asked if one of the umbrellas could be moved to provide some shade for our party (which included a toddler). Seems like that shouldn't be a request that would get us a raised eyebrow. Menu was sophisticated and diverse -- nice smoked salmon breakfast dish, although the extra water in the eggs made the brioche toast soggy and rather unappetizing. The inside was fine but a bit dark and felt a little dated (some might say classy and quaint), so if it's nice out definitely go for the patio.

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Thank KrissyR3
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

We went here while visiting Portland for a week. We went with another couple and had no reservations. It was very crowded and they told us the wait would be 30 minutes. We decided to wait at the bar and had a very attentive bartender who made great drinks. We actually got seated in 20 minutes. Our waitress was patient and personable. I had the seafood stew and a glass of wine. The stew was savory and beautifully presented. The accompanying wine was delightful as was the bread. My husband had fillet sole which he thought was great. Would love to go again.

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Thank vaspar24
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