10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Portland, Oregon



It's that time of year again when everyone is looking to add a little romance into their lives and the easiest way to do this is to take that someone you love out for a romantic evening. It is even easier to do in a city like Portland where there is an abundance of romantic restaurants to choose from.

We sorted through the Portland restaurants and selected the ones with the most romantic atmosphere, not the most expensive menu. In Portland you can literally find a romantic restaurant on any budget big or small. 

All the restaurants that have been selected have that special something that makes them more romantic then others in the city. For example Toro Bravo which has divine tapas in a dimly lit, cozy restaurant. Ox makes our list, because it's cozy and has tremendous food. Look through our top ten most romantic restaurant and find the perfect one for you and your love. 


10
Northeast Portland


Toro Bravo is an intimate tapas restaurant (small plates) inspired by Spanish tapas bars in Spain open 7 nights a week at 5 PM. The restaurant is beautiful and the food is fantastic. Toro Bravo's menu changes daily, based on seasonal variations,...  Read More


9
North Portland


Verdigris Restaurant is a small French-inspired restaurant located in Northeast Portland, Oregon with an old world vibe. Owners Johnny and Kristina Nunn have created a warm, rustic, and memorable dining experience for every patron. Verdigris...  Read More


8
Southwest Portland
Little Bird Bistro


Little Bird Bistro is a beautiful, intimate French restaurant in southwest Portland and chances are you are familiar with its more expensive sister restaurant Le Pigeon. It's a perfect place for a lunch or dinner date. Here you can find unique...  Read More


7
Northeast Portland


Discover bliss in a butcher shop at Laurelhurst Market. During the day, the market sells quality cuts of meat as well as sensational steak sandwiches. By night, Laurelhurst transforms into a bustling steakhouse where diners sip handcrafted...  Read More


6
Northeast Portland


Ox is delightful Argentine restaurant in North East Portland with a focus on grilled meats locally sourced, cooked over an open fire like Grilled Short Ribs, House Chorizo & Morcilla Sausages, Skirt Steak, and Sweetbreads. All meat orders...  Read More


Portland City Grill


Located on the 30th floor of the Unico/US Bancorp Tower, this stylish steakhouse is lined with panoramic windows showcasing gorgeous views of downtown Portland. As the sun sets over the Cascade Mountains, patrons savor exquisite martinis, such...  Read More


4
Southeast Portland


Ava Gene's features a Roman inspired menu is simple and rustic with an emphasis on the best local produce and meats grown and raised by Pacific Northwest farmers and ranchers. That is why they feature a seasonal always changing menu. They...  Read More




Mucca Osteria is an intimate Italian eatery in downtown Portland, Oregon. This hidden gem is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, but is often overlooked. The menu here changes seasonally to highlight whats in season through perfectly crafted...  Read More




One restaurant that appears on just about everybody's best-of Portland list is Andina. With the tagline, "A Taste of Peru in the Pearl," Andina has taken traditional South American cuisine to the level of fine art. Located in the heart of...  Read More


1
Downtown


Jackrabbit is a gorgeous restaurant inside the lobby of hipster hotel, The Duniway. The head celebrity chef is none other than Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino. Jackrabbit features an extensive raw bar with oysters and clams. The...  Read More


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Meagan Wristen is an Oregon resident by choice and thinks Portland is a tremendous city that everyone should visit. Originally a Texas girl, she has lived all around the United States,...  More About Meagan

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