10 Best Spring Time Restaurants in Portland, Oregon

After a long dreary winter all of Portland, Oregon is ready for spring at last. And there is no better way venture out and celebrate than over a beautiful meal on an even more beautiful spring day. 

Having a meal locally sourced allows you to savor all the goodness of spring through breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 10Best  has picked out a handful of the top restaurants to visit this spring. Whether you want to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine or you want to dine on the freshest food offerings the place you seek is on our list.  

Altabira, Nel Centro, and Bollywood all boost wonderful food and even better patios where you can bask in the warmer weather. 

Tusk and Oui Wine Bar feature all the seasons best produce worked into delightful dishes.

Jackrabbit and Verdigris are good anytime of year, but especially in the springtime. 

We hope that where ever you dine this spring you it is delicious and satisfying. 



Oui Wine Bar & Restaurant at SE Wine Collective offers visitors a chance to enjoy tastes, glass pours and carafes of wines on tap from four resident artisanal wine producers. They have inspirational wines from all over the world, as well as...  Read More

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

Southeast Portland


Bollywood Theater has been serving up authentic Indian food at their Division location for 3 years. On any given day they are dishing up 2000 - 3000 plates of Indian food, which is impressive considering everything is made in house. Chef Troy...  Read More



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

North Portland


Radar is a one of a kind, candle lit, neighborhood restaurant run by a husband and wife team. They've created a nice place to dine on a spring day. The menu is ideal for sharing with a variety small plate and larger plate options. Small...  Read More

Financial District


Nel Centro is a delicious Italian restaurant with a family-style menu sporting amazing spring time selections inside Hotel Modero. Spring time items include starters like Forest Mushroom & Gorgonzola Pizza or a Roasted Beet salad with baked...  Read More

Northeast Portland


Situated on the top floor of the Hotel Eastlund, Altabira is an American beer-centric restaurant and bar by chef David Machado. The restaurant is perched high above Portland's fast-growing Lloyd District on the city's East Side. With sweeping...  Read More

Southeast Portland


Tusk is a Middle Eastern Restaurant located in SE Portland. Tusk sources all of its vegetables locally as well as most of their grains and flours. If you visit their website you can see a long list of local producers they use. They are open...  Read More



Raven and Rose is a gastropub in downtown Portland dishing up some of the area's best comfort food inspired by the British Isles. Owner Lisa Mygrant's time spent living, cooking and learning in England and Ireland has inspired both the...  Read More



Can Font features traditional Catalan cuisine in an upscale contemporary space in the Pearl district. The Barcelona inspired menu created by Barcelona native Josep Vidal features delightful dishes highlighting wild fish, local meats and the...  Read More


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