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Tom's First Avenue Bento - CLOSED

1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
+1 503-241-3373
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17 Oct 2016
“Best grab near Naito”
12 Oct 2016
“Fresh Fish & Veggies in a Flash at Tom's”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Fish is always perfectly cooked and fresh, service is fast and friendly. Very healthy convenient lunch in town. Get there early- they run out sometimes!

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed the spicy salmon lunch at 1st Avenue Bento, served over a bed of lovely brown rice and a nice serving of fresh, crisp veggies. My colleagues had salmon and steak - and everyone cleaned their plate (happily)! You can dine-in or get a meal...More

Thank junior_traveler
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Cannot beat this place for a healthy bento lunch - chicken, meat, or fish. Brown rice option. Fresh veggies. Huge portions always enough for two meals for me.

Thank 819SarahB
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I have gone to Tom's for many years. I used to work not too far away for 10 years. I so love the spicy salmon! So much so that I had it last week. Even though I am not working any where close to it.

Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Perfect for lunch. My favorite is the Karaage Chicken. Super crispy and perfect crunch! Portions are very good.

Thank souriez438
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Fresh fish and shellfish, great salads, informal and always popular, First Avenue Bento is a bit pricey for lunch but worth it.

Thank cgbroderick
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Delicious seafood bentos. And a great value. Brown rice and extra veggies available. Type of seafood available depends on what's fresh in the market.

Thank KONPortlandOR
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is the perfect place for lunch in downtown Portland. The bento is amazing and the fish or shell fish is fresh. I particularly like the Spicy Salmon Bento

Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Came downtown on a day off for a dose of bento. Steelhead, nicely cooked, brown rice and veggies. Yum. Will be grunting over this till dinner.

Thank William L
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

This place is kind of a hole in the wall, but the service is lightning fast and the food is excellent! I stop by often when I'm in the area and suggest going slightly after or before the noon hour to avoid the line out...More

Thank Nicole F
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  • Address: 1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-241-3373
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