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Paley's Place

1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
+1 503-243-2403
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sweetbreads” (32 reviews)
“charcuterie” (14 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable dinner here. Pleasant environment in re-done colonial house. Occasional street cars going by on Northrup add a bit of character to the atmosphere. Good place for conversations, no loud music, Reasonable space between tables. King salmon and seared Wagyu were very...More

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the service to the drinks to the entrées, everything about the meal was exceptional. Dishes were seasoned perfectly and the flavors were absolutely delicious. Dining here is an experience that you do not want to miss!

Thank emk960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We created our own "Tasting Menu" with Charcuterie - very good; oysters - OK; Salmon - outstanding; and Lapsha - disappointingly bland with noodles that did not stand out. Still, the service and the environment were terrific and for the most part, our dinner was...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Reading some previous reviews, it seems like there might have been some issues for a period of time. Whatever it was, it seems to be resolved. We had terrific service and an outstanding meal: charcuterie and cheese platter, amazing bread, a variety of outstanding vegetable...More

Thank TravelandLearn_11
Reviewed 26 August 2017

we thought the food was excellent and reasonably priced. However, as mentioned in review by ivjmr, there is a 5% "livable wage" surcharge added in response to increase in minimum wage. The label is misleading, as we were told it does not go to staff.

Thank trip-planner-2005
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We came to Paley's because of its reputation and while we were not disappointed, neither were we amazed.Though my appetizer and entree were fine, my companion was less impressed with the sweetbreads and the dessert.The tuna amuse-bouche was a bit of a slapped together thing,...More

1  Thank lvjmr
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lovely setting in an old Victorian house, with terrific service. The menu had lots of interesting options and it was possible to get any of them in an appetizer or entree portion. The food was absolutely delicious (as was the wine) and beautifully presented.

Thank capy2015
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

From the way and inviting feel of this establishment to the excellent food and service, you will not be disappointed. Maybe the freshest tuna I have ever tasted. I also loved the sweetbreads entree. Wish I could pack up the business and take it home...More

Thank mgmfish
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We are here after a 1 week vacation. Every aspect was perfect. We were seated right away. We reviewed the wine list, and found a special Sommers Pinot from Cristom Winery. We selected our own "tasting" menu. Started off with salad (for SEG with light...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have had a number of delicious dinners at Paleys, but this recent one was probably our best ever. Friends had given us a gift certificate, so with that added help to defray the cost of this restaurant, we could be more abandoned in what...More

Thank James J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-243-2403
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