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Aviary

1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
+1 503-287-2400
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We went for Portland dining month. Service was terrible. They didn't seem to be interested in creating a positive experience for their customers. Food was alright, average at best but not worth it. Portions were ridiculously small. We were there for two hours. It took...More

Thank AliciaFBermudez
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We came for Portland Dining month. To our delight, the items in the prix fixe menu were actual menu items. We got the goose-mushroom app and the hamachi tartare before the set menu. The goose-mushroom was a knock-out, and the hamachi tartare was solid. For...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Our best Portland Dining Month experience yet! To the delight of my wife and myself, Aviary changed its 3-course menu from the one originally published. We chose the Manilla Clams as first course -- really interesting, tasty, beautifully presented -- and then the leg of...More

Thank DeHypnotist
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The snotty attitude of the waitstaff is usually bearable because we enjoy the food (even bringing out of towners in for special occasions). We've recently moved away but Aviary WAS one of the places we liked to hit when we came to Portland to visit....More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you enjoy great food and either don't drink alcohol-- or don't mind being ripped off if you do order alcohol-- than this is your place. We Foodies like us get all giddy in March because it's "Portland Dining Month" (3 courses/$29) at some of...More

Thank wendyppdx
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went with a friend to Aviary as part of Portland Dining month. Was pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent and the service was good. As part of the Portland Dining month, Aviary offered a three course meal with 2 options for each course for only...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 6 March 2017

March is Dining Month in Portland where you get 3-courses for $30 at over 50 restaurants. Aviary has one of the best Dining Month menus in town. Variety of choices for every palate. Chef Sarah Pliner always keeps it fresh and new. Eric is a...More

Thank TeriLou31
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The crispy pigs ears with coconut rice, Chinese sausage and avocado was listed as one of Willamette Week's 12 Wonders of Portland. I had never even thought of eating a pig's ear but I was game. The dish, with salad greens, was really good. The...More

1  Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Large open restaurant with bar seating. High ceilings so it might get noisy. I was there early 5p without a reservation. Tables are close together. Service was prompt, friendly and informative. Multiple menus for happy hour, main entrees, drink and a special vegetarian pris fixe...More

Thank KarumbaSantaFe
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went to Aviary on a Monday evening to celebrate our son's birthday. I seldom give a restaurant five stars, but Aviary truly won me over with their delicious food. We had our infant grandchild with us, but we were still greeted warmly and given...More

Thank Lynne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
    (17th Street and 18th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-287-2400
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the Alberta Arts district of Northeast Portland, Aviary combines industrial design with local art, reclaimed wood from the original site, and locally crafted lighting. With a chef's counter, communal table and a seasonal patio. Three co-chefs, Sarah Pliner, Jasper Shen, and Kat Whitehead, collaborate on an eclectic menu of small plates inspired by France and Asia. Leah Moorhead's wine list draws from boutique wineries in France and the Pacific Northwest with a cocktail list with seasonal infusions.
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