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RingSide Fish House

838 SW Park Ave, Downtown, Portland, OR 97205-3032
+1 503-227-3900
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (57 reviews)
“onion rings” (42 reviews)
“salmon” (44 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
838 SW Park Ave, Downtown, Portland, OR 97205-3032
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Reviewed yesterday

Had some fabulous onion rings but their fish and chips did not sit well with me at all. We sat at the bar as the tables were packed. My coworker enjoyed her shrimp dish. Kind of pricey so not a place I would frequent if...More

Thank Lacie M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This place was a perfect ending to a beautiful visit to Portland. The onion rings are not overrated. The small order is enough for four people...but I'm not complaining. :-) The scallops were very good and my wife had the crab cakes and grilled octopus...More

Thank Jeff_Burandt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place if you want a nicer meal. I'm not sure if they're still open for lunch but when they were it was one of the best upscale lunch places. I've also been here for dinner and it's very well-run with good...More

Thank irvingtonevk
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thanks for the kind words. Looking forward to your return. Clay

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here twice now. First time we sat in the dining room for dinner. Service was forced and corporate, and food was mediocre and overpriced. Tried it again and sat in the bar/lounge which was hectic. Service was slightly improved, but food was even...More

Thank Jetfiretraveler
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your honest feedback. I am sorry that your experiences were not to your liking. We take hospitality very serious and it appears as though we missed the mark on your visits. I am eager to restore your faith in the food and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with out of town guest. The service was stilted. Felt pushed to spend more add more. The food itself was well prepared but there are many other restaurants that serve better with out the attitude.More

Thank travelingphotodude
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am so sorry that the service felt pushy. Our goal is to provide the highest level of hospitality for the greatest value possible. It sounds as though we missed the mark with your group on the aforementioned evening. We are eager to restore...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent the weekend prior to Christmas in Portland. We didn't make dinner reservations but luckily we were able to get a table at Ringside with only a short wait. This upscale restaurant has a nice selection of seafood as well as beef and...More

Thank Crazymotherof2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place for happy hour. We had calamari, bread, and rum punch served in glass punch glasses - like the kind your grandmother would have - classic. The decor is fish, both modern sculptures and historic photos. There are fresh oysters st the...More

Thank cmcbrooks
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is great to hear of your wonderful experience. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time at Ringside, i'm an avid seafood fan so was pretty excited to try things out. My friend and I started with the tuna poke appetizer. It wasn't really good, the tuna did not taste or look fresh at all. My...More

Thank S S
cwilli1978, Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback regarding your experience. I can offer no excuse for the quality of food you received. We pride ourselves on all aspects of the hospitable experience, and on this visit in particular it sounds as though you did not receive our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came to Ringside Fish House for a nice date night during the holidays. We knew this restaurant was upscale and were willing to pay more than we'd typically pay on a regular night out, but honestly, the service and food was...More

Thank julatta
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Julatta, I am so sorry for the poor food & service you received on your most recent visit. We go to great lengths to ensure that we provide the highest quality experience for all of our guests. It sounds as though we grossly missed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always looking for varied cuisine we found it at Ringside. Standard plus unique fish and meats dishes. My wife ordered the prix fix surf and turf and it was properly prepared with good flavors. I ordered the monkfish wrapped in speck sitting on a bed...More

Thank Daniel W
cwilli1978, General Manager at RingSide Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words Daniel. We look forward top serving you again soon.

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saun b
23 July 2016|
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Response from Bruce P | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant does have the capacity to seat parties of that size together. Either in the main dining room or private rooms. The number for reservations is 503.227.3900
Terri C
18 April 2015|
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Response from Bruce P | Property representative |
Our entire menu selection including Wine List is available on our Website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 55
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 838 SW Park Ave, Downtown, Portland, OR 97205-3032
    (SW Taylor)
  • Public Transportation: Located adjacent to the Pioneer Square MAX Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-3900
  • E-mail
The RingSide Fish House is Portland's Own Fish House. we only serve the freshest seafood, sustainably harvested and responsibly raised. We bring you Portland's Best Seafood and service. Family owned for three generations - we are truly the contemporary taste of Portland's fine dining seafood destination. we look forward to serving you.
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