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“Happy Hour Sitting Outside”
Review of Southpark Seafood

Southpark Seafood
Ranked #26 of 4,320 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $45
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: SW 9th Ave
Transit: Pioneer Court House Square (from yellow/green/blue/red lines)
Description: The amazingly fresh seafood and produce of the Pacific Northwest, along with Chef Ryan's passion and innovative culinary vision, delivers a meal that is both distinctive and delicious to the table at Southpark Seafood. The beautiful 13 seat oyster bar sports the largest selection of oysters in Portland with over a dozen varieties available every day. All of the seafood we sell are fished or farmed in ways that minimize their environmental impact. Located in the heart of Portland's Cultural District, Southpark Seafood is the window into Downtown Portland and the perfect place to relax while taking in it's vibrant energy. Southpark Seafood also offers a $5 Happy Hour with full portion menu items at only $5 each and a selection of bar menu items at $5 off their normal price. Happy Hour is available at the Oyster Bar, on the Patio or in the Bar, 3-6 and 10-midnight every day.
Montana, Usa
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Happy Hour Sitting Outside”
Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went to Southpark because we were looking for somewhere to sit outside and enjoy the gorgeous weather. And we arrived just in time to partake of their happy hour (3-6pm) and to get a table outside. We ended up trying many of their small plate appetizers and stayed for more than 2 hours! It was just a delightful experience and the small plates were perfect.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Kristine O
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Jason G, General Manager at Southpark Seafood, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Thank you for joining us and for the great review!
We love hearing from our guests and are so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself so much!
Thanks again,
Jason - GM
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Roswell, Georgia
Level 6 Contributor
154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Wonderfully fresh”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had dinner here with a large group. They offer a wide range of choices, but I highly recommend the shrimp and grits - which I seldom recommend outside the South. Perfectly cook and seasoned. Service was terrific. Very fresh and delicious.

Visited June 2014
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Thank JFP63
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Jason G, General Manager at Southpark Seafood, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
As one of the few restaurants in all of Oregon to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program, fresh and sustainable seafood is the name of the game. Thanks for supporting healthy oceans with us!
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food, great atmosphere”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We always go to Southpark whenever we are in Portland. Personally we prefer to sit up at the bar and it is always worth waiting for seats to become available. Great place to people watch. If not going to a show wait until it empties out to enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere.The food is consistently excellent. Try the pork rinds, they are great. Will, the bar tender is awesome.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank vulcancruisers
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Jason G, General Manager at Southpark Seafood, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Thank you for the great review! So often the bar is overlooked but, you are right, Will's bar top is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the vibrant energy of downtown Portland.
Thanks again!
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New York City, New York
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good night out”
Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our hotel recommended the restaurant. It's a nice seafood restaurant downtown. The atmosphere is fine. You're typical modern, large restaurant. Nice but nothing special. We had a fantastic waitress. She was friendly, attentive, and helpful with suggestions. We loved our appetizers. Shrimp & Grits, oysters, clam chowder, and a salad. All fresh and tasty. One of the entrees was good, but not quite as good as the appetizers and the special of the day (a white fish) was not very good. It wasn't that the fish was bad, the sauce was just a little lackluster and quite disappointing after the appetizers. They did have nice cocktails and wine selection too. Overall we were happy and would recommend the restaurant though.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank AKSB219
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Jason G, General Manager at Southpark Seafood, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We have been dispelling the notion of Portland having poor service for 16 years now by providing sincerely friendly service to every guest that joins us. Thanks for the review and for spreading the word!
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Delivers to match enticing description”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

While looking for a restaurant on the Downtown Portland walking map we were given at our hotel, I read the following description for Southpark: "...a contemporary seafood restaurant inspired by the amazing farmers, fishers and winemakers of the region". This sounded quite interesting, and we were not disappointed. The restaurant has a neat, contemporary décor, and provided excellent service, including great coffee, and wonderfully fresh seafood. My wife and I shared a delicious beet salad, and both enjoyed our entrees of grilled halibut and grilled salmon. Southpark is only a few minutes walk from the MAX, just down the street from the Portland Art Museum. The wine selections also met the description, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank granddadb
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Jason G, General Manager at Southpark Seafood, responded to this review, June 18, 2014
Thank you so much for the great review!
We hope to see you again next time you make it to Portland.
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