It’s March, it’s 2017 – which means that it’s Dining Month in Portland! What’s dining month, you may ask? It’s an annual celebration of Portland’s impressive culinary scene, put on by Travel Portland! Over a 120 restaurants throughout the Portland area commit to offering a special 3-course meal for only $29, all month long. Plus, every Portland dining month reservation made through OpenTable provides a donation to the Oregon Food Bank! So when you hit one of these places for an awesome meal for an awesome price, you’re also helping to fight hunger! What is there to lose? Here are the Portland Dining month restaurants near Osprey Apartments that you’ve got to try.
Located Just north of Osprey, Higgins Restaurant and bar is named after it’s well known chef, Greg Higgins.
- Check out Higgins Restaurant’s Portland Dining Month Menu
A unique, brazilian inspired steakhouse that’s part of a global franchise, Fogo De Chao does not disappoint in the slightest, consistently offering some of the best deals for Portland Dining Month.
- Check out Fogo De Chao’s Portland Dining Month Menu
HeadWaters, the most recent restaurant from renowned Portland chef Vitaly Paley, has great seafood and an exciting atmosphere which you might expect from one of the city’s most popular chefs.
- Check out HeadWaters’ Portland Dining Month Menu
Departure made our list of our favorite Happy Hours in the South Waterfront, and we’re happy to see it’s’ also participating in Portland Dining Month! Another renowned Portland Chef, Gregory Gourdet, helms this operation, and this year he’s serving up a few different options for Portland Dining Month.
- Check out Departure’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Little Bird Bistro is run by the two-time James Beard Award winner Chef Gabriel Rucker, who also runs Le Pigeon! It’s a nice little restaurant that does not disappoint!
- Check out Little Bird Bistro’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Clyde Common is right next the Ace Hotel downtown, making it a very popular spot for those visiting or those seeking a particularly metropolitan feel and flavor. Chef Caro Lamanga tastefully incorporates his Filipino heritage into the flavors of Portland Dining Month offerings.
- Check out Clyde Common’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Superbite is all about tiny plates that back a serious flavor punch. Helmed by Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quinonez Denton from Ox, SuperBite offers up out of this world flavors with dishes that look even better than they taste.
- Check out Superbite’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Another associate of Le Pigeon and the Little Bird Bistro, Eric Van Kley recently opened Taylor Railworks as his own venture. They’re kitchen is inspired by the movement of people across the united states, and they take that inspiration to heart in their Portland Dining Month menu.
- Check out Taylor Railworks’ Portland Dining Month Menu
Located just across the water from Osprey, Renata is a traditional italian restaurant that’s built around their amazing service, their incredible wine list, and their unbeatable pasta.
- Check out Renata’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Designed to feel like a dinner party a friend’s pace, Will is a counter-style restaurant that is sure to impress. And don’t let the casual atmosphere fool you – the food from chefs John Pickett and Doug Weiler is truly something special.
- Check out Willow’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Another Portland Dining month participant that’s just across the water from Osprey, Jacqueline takes it’s name from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. This fantastic seafood restaurant is still up-and-coming, having only opened last summer, but they’re quickly winning over many Portland foodies with their signature small plates.
- Check out Jacquelin’s Portland Dining Month Menu
Now you know where to go if you’re looking for a fantastic meal! Portland’s Dining Month, sponsored by Travel Portland, is another example of how special this town truly is, not only because of the fantastic food, but because the sense of community that exists everywhere. Remember, each reservation made through OpenTable helps to benefit the Oregon Food Bank!
At Osprey, we’re committed to sharing the best of what Portland has to offer with as many as humanly possible. If you’re interested in living in a community where you can easily experience the best of what Portland has to offer, check out Osprey Apartments on the South Waterfront!