Portland has many excellent restaurants. Eating out in Portland is a great experience, the choices are so great and the types of food are so varied, it is sometimes difficult to decide on where to go. A dilemma that most people enjoy!

Listed below are just a few choices. For many more restaurant choices, please see the TripAdvisor reviews:   http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant... 

Bluehour 250 NW 13th

Bluehour is a glamorous restaurant in the Pearl District. Walls of windows, high ceilings and drapes that can be pulled to give diners their own private space to have a romantic meal. Good service and good food make this a popular place for locals and tourists. This is the place to see and be seen in Portland for some tourists , but it is also a good restaurant for the locals. Dinner prices $25/up. 

Happy Hour is popular and in the summer, it is a favorite place for locals to visit. Bar and snack food is available for very reasonable prices. 

Paragon 1309 NW Hoyt

Paragon is a great American style brasserie. In summer, the windows open, the tables are set up on the sidewalks and friends stop by to visit and have drinks or lunch or dinner. Dinner prices are reasonable, starting at $17. Happy Hour is also great at Paragon.

Pho Van  - Three locations in Portland ...   http://www.phovanrestaurant.com/ 

A family owned restaurant with three locations in Portland, this is a Vietnamese restaurant specializing in traditional appetizers, noodle soups and grilled items. The staff is attentive , the service as well as the food are excellent.  Prices are reasonable

Owned by the same family, Silk is a sophisticated Vietnamese dinner house locted in the Pearl district. The food is fresh and contemporary, and dinner prices range from $14 to $22. Happy hour offers a variety of inexpensive light meals...  http://www.phovanrestaurant.com/silk/...