Portland Top 25 Restaurants: November 2016

In a city known for “keeping it weird,” people are often surprised that Portland is also one of the best foodie destinations in the country. From inventive French cuisine to funky farm-to-table fare, restaurants in Portland don’t often disappoint, serving up dishes as unique as the city itself. 

With so many great food spots to choose from, standing out in a city that thrives on being original is no easy feat. That’s why we’re tipping our hats to all the restaurants on the November 2016 Portland Top 25, who’s creative menus and dynamic personalities scored big with diners. 

Scoring this quarter’s no. 1 was Taylor Railworks, jumping two spots from no. 3. Now open for lunch, this Rustic-chic kitchen serves up farm-to-table New American dishes and cocktails, with menu options like fried chicken and clams, roasted bone marrow, and foie gras served with pineapple and crispy ham. 

Also holding strong at the top of the list: Le Pigeon, who took the no. 2 spot. This cozy eatery has become popular for French-inspired cuisine served at communal tables. Menu staples like beef cheek bourguignon and duck confit are a hit with customers, as is the open kitchen, which offers views of all the cooking excitement. 

There are also several newbies on the list this quarter, including Quaintrelle, which works with many local purveyors on its menu of Pacific Northwest inspired cuisine; Urdaneta, offering a menu of Spanish small plates and craft cocktails; Thai spot, Langbaan; and Andina, serving up Upscale Peruvian tapas and entrees. 

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RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Taylor Railworks 183.66  
2 Le Pigeon 183.25  
3 Apizza Scholls 182.84  
4 Quaintrelle 182.08  
5 Urdaneta 182.06  
6 Castanga 182.02  
7 Lardo East 181.61  
8 Clyde Common 181.49  
9 Ava Gene's 181.43  
10 Beast 181.2  
11 Roe 180.79  
12 Ataula 180.29  
13 Langbaan 180.22  
14 Revelry 180  
15 The Zipper 179.97  
16 Nomad.PDX 179.56  
17 La Moule 179.15  
18 Farm Spirit 178.74  
19 Ned Ludd 178.33  
20 Andina 178.09  
21 Coquine 177.92  
22 Trifecta 177.69  
23 Bit House Saloon 177.51  
24 Tastebud 177.1  
25 Renata 176.69