Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these Portland Dine-In and Takeaway options

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these Portland Dine-In and Takeaway options

The best way to bring a new year in is with a full stomach, and there is no better place to do it than in Portland. And let’s face it, you do not want to spend January 1st clean up all your dishes from the night (and the year) before. Whether you want to be pampered by award-winning chefs with a special New Year’s Eve menu or would rather buy some of your favorite comfort dishes like pho, tacos or pizza, here are some of the many dining options available. Note: many of these places require reservations for dining, so check in advance to see if you will need to grab one in advance.


1314 NW Glisan St, $ 115 pr. person plus 20% gratuity, at. 17.00-22.00

Portlands classic Peruvian restaurant offers a special four-course NYE menu with choices ranging from fuyu squash to Spanish squid to black cod or aged venison, plus dessert options including an orange mousse and roasted meringue chocolate cake.


1615 NW 21st Ave, 17-22, $ 125 plus optional wine and cocktail pairing
Although G-Love will not be offering takeaway at NYE, the restaurant will ring into the new year with a prix fixe menu. You will find many popular dishes on the menu, such as Ensalata Bomba, plus new dishes like scallops a la plancha with lemongrass and roasted schmaltz and dry-aged rib eye with caramelized onions and gouda fondue. Those with dietary restrictions have no need to worry as there will be opportunities for vegans and vegetarians as well as dairy products or gluten free.


6 SE 28th Ave, $ 195 per person, seating at 17.30 and 20.45
Langbaan will serve an expanded version of its winter tasting menu with some extra tweaks that, the restaurant promised in a recent Instagram post, “redefine enjoyment.” The menu comes with a hand-picked wine pairing by Dana Frank, owner of Bar Norman, or an alcohol-free pairing chosen by Eric Nelson, owner and bartender at Shipwreck.

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4636 NE 42nd Ave, Suite A (inside Yonder), 175 USD pr. person plus 20% gratuity, at
For the first time since 2020, North Carolina grandmother-inspired pop-up Mae is once again covering her tables. Guests will find a mix of family-style dining and individual dishes filled with Chef Maya Lovelace’s award-winning “Southern Appalachian-bent” cuisine. Guests will enjoy johnnycakes from stone-ground cornmeal with butter, Louisiana prawns topped with cajun sauce espagnole, chocolate scoops with buttermilk ice cream and satsuma curd and more. Wine pairings are an additional $ 55, and non-alcoholic pairings are $ 40.


2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, $ 150 per person – reservation required
Ox hosts its annual NEW prix fixe dinner featuring a selection of smoked salmon carpaccio, filet mignon, potato aligot and hot chocolate cake for dessert. Reservations are already filling up, so act fast if you want to celebrate with James Beard Award-winning chefs Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton and Greg Denton.


2032 SE Clinton St, $ 175 plus gratuity per person, seating at. 17.30 and 20.30
Chef Ryley Eckersley is preparing a nine-course tasting menu composed of ingredients from the Northwest Pacific, all in top quality and freshness. Guests can add wine pairings, sparkling selections or craft cocktails from talented bar manager Camille Cavan. The dishes include oysters, mussels and geoduck on ice topped with “all things”, lobster fried rice and a Ferrero Rocher-inspired foie gras dish.

Mature Cooperative

5425 NE 30th Ave, 275 USD pr. person (including gratuity and wine, reservations of 2 or 4 people), seating at. 18.00 and 21.15
Chef Naomi Pomeroy– James Beard winner, Top chefs participates and advocates for the restaurant industry –shares a seven-course tasting menu that mixes classic dishes and new inventions. If you’d rather celebrate at home, get Ripe’s Holiday Meal Box ($ 425) that can feed up to four people. Inside you will find duck confectionery, catechino sausage and eggnog gingerbread tiramisu, plus a bottle of Olivier Morin Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé to celebrate.

St. Jack

1619 NW 23rd Ave, $ 150 pr. person plus gratuity, 17.00-22.15
St. Jack, en 2021 Portland monthly Best new restaurant (despite not being entirely new), offers a French-bent four-course NYE menu, with plenty of mouth-watering options for each round. For the second course, choose between escargot vol-au-vent, butternut squash mille-feuille or a roasted mushroom with hazelnut parsley – an almost impossible decision.


3033 NE Alberta St, 120 USD pr. person, at 17-23
Urdaneta, a northeast staple and Portland monthly favorite, showcases its modern interpretation of Spanish food with a five-course menu that includes dishes like foie bomba with caviar and poached pear with white chocolate mousse, as well as an optional wine pair.

3 Doors Down Café and Lounge

1429 SE 37th Ave, 95 USD pr. person plus gratuity, at 17-21. Reserve on the website or call 503-236-6886.
At 3 Doors Down, which has been open since 1994, chef Zach Beach serves a three-course Italian meal. You’ll have to make difficult decisions, including one between duck confit with homemade cavatelli and braised kale or butternut squash gnocchi with braised leeks, parsnip cream and fresh thyme – and that’s just the other dish.

Some restaurants that offer both dining and takeaway:

Posted: named best classic cheeseburger in Portland, plus other incredible bar food including won tons of nachos. 17.00-22.00, 5424 NE 30th Ave

Fermenter Kombucha Brew Pub: “Your friendly neighborhood’s bacterial emporium” that sells all the yeast, as well as sandwiches, salads and more. Dinner – 10pm, 1403 SE Belmont St

Hat Yai: Thai fried chicken with curry and roti – what else do you need? Patio dining in both locations, but indoor dining only available at Belmont location. 11: 30–21: 00, 1605 NE Killingsworth St & 605 SE Belmont St

Gracies Apizza: a one-man pizza show with delicious homemade ice cream. 17.00-20.00 or until sold out, 8737 N Lombard St

Murata: old-school Japanese cuisine; 17.30-20.30, 200 SW Market St

Pho Oregon: sho and traditional Vietnamese food. 9.00–20.30, 2518 NE 82nd Ave

OK alerts: wine bar with a selection of food from grilled squid to crispy duck legs to a classic burger. 17.30-21.30, 1758 SE Hawthorne Blvd

Taqueria Los Puñales: Queer homestyle tacos. 11.00-21.00, 3312 SE Belmont St

Fragrant: cozy pho, vermicelli and rice plate restaurant. 16-20, 3039 NE Alberta St

Dining options only:

Republic: Portland Monthly’s 2021 Restaurant of the Year. 16-21, 721 NW Ninth Ave # 175

HigginsHiggins was one of modern Portland’s first farm-to-table restaurants, and it still serves the freshest of what PNW has to offer. 17.00-23.00, 1239 SW Broadway.

Davenport: simple and fresh with good wine. 17.00-21.00, 2215 E Burnside St

Dovne Susan: self-written “family charcoal diner” and local chefs favorite. 17.00-22.00, 7937 SE Stark St

Local: simple Italian cooking with reservations highly recommended. 17.00-23.00, 1401 SE Morrison St # 101

Berlu: Vietnamese tasting menu. Seating at 17.00 and 20.00, 605 SE Belmont St

Navarra: food and wine of Italian, French and Spanish origin. 16.30–23.30, 10 NE 28th Ave

Takeaway options only:

Apizza Scholls: critically acclaimed pizzas and one Portland monthly favorite. 16-20 or until sold out, 4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd

Nongs Khao Man Gai: unsurpassed Thai chicken and rice. Only location in SE, at 10–20, 609 SE Ankeny St, Suite C

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