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St Jack

1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
+1 503-360-1281
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (17 reviews)
“madeleines” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a pre-theater meal. Bar was full, so ate at the counter in the restaurant. Chose small plates, including cheese selection. All were wonderfully prepared and really tasty. The baguette included with the cheese was also excellent. Highly recommend St. Jack.

Thank 2bits2go
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a very nice dinner with a group of friends. Had some amazing oxtail Bourguignon. Some people had mussels Provencal that also looked delicious. The restaurant boasts quite a wine list. We had some amazing reds and whites with our dinner. Nothing but praise for...More

Thank bonneylaketapps
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Portland OR has a great reputation for awesome restaurants but on 23rd Avenue, just up a hill from an industrial part of the area it’s totally restaurant row! Blocks of all manner of eateries from American classics to Laotian/Viet Namese, French cuisine and tapas joints....More

Thank Trigor
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A fantastic , genuine, Bistro - we loved the very comfortable decor which had a really cozy, but elegant feel. The menu was classics French bistro - steak was great and vegetarian options fantastic. Extensive cheese selection. Service was attentive and really friendly.

Thank boston65
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We ate here twice in 3 days, the first visit was quite different to the second and totally an outcome of the wait staff. In our first visit the waitress bent over backwards to help us, offered us local tips, gave us wine samples before...More

Thank Stumpy308
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for my birthday. I’m not a huge fan of French food, but this place has it all. We ordered a terrific beet salad,mussels, and my companion had a burger and truffle fries. Burger was too rich for him, but good. Mussels were pricey...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We enjoyed our meal. We especially liked the salade frisee with lardon which is hard to find in Portland. Two people at our table had the mussels and said they were excellent. The baguettes are the best I have had in the United States. We...More

Thank Barbara40-13
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice location in the 23rd, this restaurant missed the essential with delicate food. It does the job but there is nothing special in your plate. Disappointing..

Thank Jean-Marc67
Reviewed 28 November 2017

After visiting the Audubon Art show (wonderful) in Portland, we dropped into this delightful place. We thought perhaps it was named after the 70's book and movie of the same title but a helpful waiter gave us the true story. The owner's grand mother was...More

Thank margaretcov
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Had dinner here. A little noisy but not too bad. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Had butter lettuce to start and think they may have left out the Dijon mustard in the dressing as it was very acidic. Next was bavette steak and frites....More

Thank vera95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
    (SE 21st Ave and Clinton)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-360-1281
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Chef and restaurateur Aaron Barnett's unique menu feature rustic dishes from the countryside of Lyon, the heart and soul of French cooking.
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