Clarion Hotel Portland International Airport
11518 N.E. Glenn Widing Dr.
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 252-2222
Fax: (503) 257-7008
Bars & Cafes
While Namaste's location in one of the city's lesser visited corners, a little distance away from the city center, is clearly not an advantage, Namaste has slowly, but surely made a name for itself thanks to the excellent fare on offer. The menu has excellent diversity with everything from your favorite pakoras and samosas for appetizers to the proverbial chicken tikka curry and tandoori specialties. Meat-eaters get an excellent choice in chicken, lamb and seafood preparations while vegetarians are well catered to with a selection of entrees with such delights as Malai Kofta and Shahi Paneer. There's a selection of biryanis for those who prefer rice preparations. Buffets are a specialty and offer great value. The dated decor, though uninspiring, lends a comfortable vibe to the place. The bar has a varied selection of spirits to cater to all tastes. One of the best places for an Indian meal in the city.
There are not too many places you can get a burger and a glass of champagne, but this is just that kind of place. Its location is prime in the middle of the humming Northeast Sandy Boulevard, and its food has won numerous awards from local media. Traditional breakfast fare includes eggs, biscuits and gravy, waffles, and omelets. On the large menu you will find sandwiches, hamburgers and even stir-fry. Shrimp stir-fry is a tasty treat served with noodles. Come as you are at this unique eatery.
Located at the Portland International Airport, one of America's busiest and top airports, Beaches Restaurant & Bar is a perfect stopover for jaded and jet-lagged travelers or for those bound on a journey. Offering contemporary American cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, the restaurant doesn't fail to impress. Beaches is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and the inlaid tropical theme adds to the casual vibe. A la carte and take-away menus are offered; favorites including the Pacific Crab & Artichoke Melt, Oyster Shooter, 5 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Caribbean Jerk Chicken and Plank Cut Cod Fish & Chips. The bar area is perfect to unwind with crafted cocktails, beers and other spirits. Service is efficient and prices are grounded.
Dinner at Ringside is an splendid affair where you can enjoy some delicious, award-winning steak varieties, unbeatable service and an extensive wine list. The succulent steaks are USDA Prime and Certified Angus Beef that are dry aged on premises to give out the best flavors. Try their specialties like Surf ‘n’ Turf dish served with Tender Steak Medallions, Pasta Primavera or Prime Rib of Beef. For seafood enthusiasts, you can order for a Chilled Seafood Platter or beer-battered Halibut Fish 'n' Chips. Complementing your meal is a selection of wine from its wine list that exceeds more than 700 variants in vintage wines, that are bound to impress the discerning wine drinkers. Call ahead to book a table and devour some of the best steak delicacies in Portland.
For more than half a century, this cozy home-style restaurant has treated locals like family; hence, the difficulty of getting a table on the weekends. Bring the kids, everyone else does, and feast on fare only Grandma could serve. From dainty little portions of seafood to the massive 72-ounce steaks, there is something for everyone. The lounge has a great selection of spirits ranging from beer to delicious cocktails. Order one to wash down the enormous quantities of food or just chill out with a post meal drink. There's a selection of appetizers to go with the drinks and happy hour specials promise great deals. Groups are easily accommodated and the restaurant has elegant facilities for hosting everything from business meetings to intimate family dinners.
Nestled on the eastern end of Portland, Bottles, with its extensive range of brews, offers beer-lovers a haven to revel in. Visitors can choose from a range of Ales: India Pale Ale (IPA), Belgian Strong Ale, Porter or Largers: Traditional German Bock, Munich Dunkel, Eisbock or American Lagers. Specialty Beers with flavors ranging from cider, fruit to herb and vegetable are also offered here. Bottles offers guests a frequently changing range of beers on tap, sometimes they even change by the hour; guests will be surprised with a new variety every time they visit this place. Choose from their menu of ribs, wings or mac and cheese to accompany your drink.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu-cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over.
Situated at Alameda Brewing Co., Alameda Brewhouse has more than just draft beers to offer you; instead, there is a full menu of Northwestern classics you are sure to enjoy. Starting with appetizers like hand-dipped beer battered onion rings and lemon-pepper chicken strips, you can move on to a meal comprising delicacies like grilled tequila-lime ahi tuna, smoked salmon tortellini, turkey pot pie and more. A wine selection is also on offer.
Handcrafted microbrews are the center of attention at this upscale brew house, located in the trendy Northeast Beaumont neighborhood. Try some of the unique herbal brews like the Spring Rose Dopplebock or the Irvington Juniper Porter. Other British ales include the popular Siskiyou Golden Ale and English Bitter. Northwest cuisine is the next best thing on the menu; try the salmon Caesar salad. (The salmon is smoked on the premises.) After all of this good food and premium beer you are guaranteed to leave with a happy stomach and smiling face.
Tommy O's Eastside Grill at Vancouver is a hidden gem. The ambiance speaks of an unbridled Hawaiian romance. Tommy O's Grill has a Hawaiian theme, complete with bamboo sticks and coconut leaves, artistically juxtaposed with low keyed lights. The menu is a preview of the seafood culture of Pacific Rim and Asia along with a sprinkle of eclectic American fare. The bar is nicely arranged and stocked with some of the best beers, wines and cocktails. Service is consistently helpful and efficient.
The moniker may conjure an image of a store selling bar apparatuses, but this place is a full-fledged bar, located right behind Johanna Wares' flagship, Smallwares. In February, 2012, Smallwares opened its doors and a couple of months later Johanna established Barwares, to offer her patrons a casual haven to unwind in. The space is beautifully furnished in wood, with dim lighting covering it in a warm glow. Guests can sit on a stool at the bar, lounge on the cozy sofa or sit around a table with their group. Creative handcrafted cocktails, chilled beer and delicious champagne, perfectly complement the bar fare prepared by Johanna.
It is difficult to describe Old Salt Marketplace in just one word; the space is home to a restaurant, bar, deli and a butcher shop. The only thing old about this place is that it strives to provide guests with traditional American products. Opened in 2013, executive chef Tim Wastell delights patrons with a seasonal menu that highlights the best ingredients of the time. Guests can enjoy delicious concoctions at the bar, prepared by mixologist, Mike Stassek; what makes the cocktail at Old Market unique, is the use of homemade syrups. Purchase fresh cuts of pork, beef and chicken from the meat section, or take home a delicious sandwich or soup from the deli counter.