Taste Test: Some of Portland’s Best New Restaurants Are Around the Corner From Osprey

Taste Test: Some of Portland’s Best New Restaurants Are Around the Corner From Osprey

Portland is a foodie’s paradise. From food trucks to fine dining, it’s easy to run a gamut of incredible food that you’ll never forget. The talent and ingenuity of Rose City chefs are unmatched, so it’s no surprise that when new restaurants are slated to open, people get excited. Some of the year’s most anticipated Portland restaurants are now open or set to open soon right around the corner from Osprey Apartments! Is your tummy grumbling yet? If you’re looking for a fantastic restaurant in or near the South waterfront of PDX, here are the spots you’ve got to check out.

Alto Bajo

Alto Bajo One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Alto Baja’s Facebook

Chef Chip Barnes is in cahoots with Chef Iliana de la Vega to create your new favorite modern Mexican restaurant. Alto Bajo is next door to the Hi-Lo Hotel, which is a couple miles north of Osprey Apartments in SW PDX. It even shares a hallway with the Lo Bar, so you can sip on a cocktail as you await an amazing meal.

Bless Your Heart

Bless Your Heart One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Bless Your Heart’s website

A meaty, cheesy burger joint spearheaded by Chef John Gorham? Yes, please! If you don’t know his name, you soon will when you take a trip to  Bless Your Heart. They’re the reason that the best burger and fries in Portland are living downtown in the Pine Street Market! Plus, they’ll deliver the goods to you, right in you own home.

Duck House

Duck House One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Duck House’s Facebook

Do you ever feel like you’re on a constant search for a really good Chinese restaurant? Head to the Portland State University area because Duck House is going to change all that. Delicious dumplings and Peking duck, here you come!

Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel

Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Headwater’s Facebook page

James Beard Award winner Chef Vitaly Paley has opened his fourth PDX restaurant. Headwaters will give you scrumptious seafood from sources in and near Oregon. Plus, there’s a Russian Tea House experience, too. How can you say no?

Heart Pizza

Heart Pizza One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*Image from Heart Pizza’s Facebook page

Of course, we have to include an awesome pizza place in our best Portland restaurants list. Beyond making delectable pizza pies, Heart Pizza also does some good for the community by donating one dollar of every pizza sold to nonprofits and charities.

Omerta and Opal

Omerta and Opal One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Omerta’s Facebook page

For a little luxury while you eat, make your way behind the padded leather door in the downtown Westin Hotel. Omerta and Opal are lavishly serving up fancy cocktails and Italian food. Put on your Sunday best and get there now!


Q One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

*image from Q’s facebook page

With an ever-changing menu, Q offers up a unique dining experience every single day. All of Q’s modern American fare is locally sourced and perfectly prepared, so you can get a feel for exactly why Portland restaurants are taking center stage in the culinary world.

City Rotisserie

City Rotisserie One of the Portland’s Best New Restaurants

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Chef Eric Stromquist has made a name for himself in Portland with the beloved Hot Lips Pizza chain. Now, he’s expanding his reach even more with City Rotisserie, which is slated to open in early november and promises to be one of the most delicious and welcoming of South Waterfront restaurants. Here, you can devour some spit-roasted chicken, beef, lamb, and pork. We’re thrilled that this mouth-watering spot is just 300 feet from Osprey! Yes, we said “FEET”.

We love our food-crazed city! There’s truly no other place in the world that we’d rather be, and we think Osprey Apartments is a perfect companion to the Rose City. Our residents can wine and dine in the best Portland restaurants and then retire to comfortable and luxurious apartment homes. But, that’s not all! We’ve actually developed an urban oasis that accommodates any lifestyle. It’s a part of our Thoughtful Living philosophy, which is all about perfectly balancing residents’ wants and needs.

Nature lovers not only adore that we’re next door to the South Waterfront Greenway and the Willamette, but also that we offer storage for bikes and outdoor gear. City slickers love that we’re conveniently located just 10 minutes south of downtown. Everyone treasures the sense of community we create with amenities like the Eastside Terrace Courtyard with gorgeous river views, a 24/7 fitness center, a fully-equipped, multi-purpose community lounge, and Central Courtyard with areas for cooking and lounging. If you’re looking for a studio apartment, a 1 bedroom, or a 2 bedroom apartments in Portland, Oregon – Osprey is undoubtedly your best bet.

We’re confident you’ll find something that you love at Osprey! Get in touch with us to find out more!

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