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Paragon Portland

#191 of 3,411 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1309 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR 97209-2766 (13th Ave)
+1 503-833-5060
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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Newport, Kentucky
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a great lunch here on a rainy day. The waitress suggested hot cider. So good. Nice menu with a good vibe.

Thank Luanne C
Norwalk, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My friend and I showed up for a late lunch on a Monday so it was kind of empty. I ordered the blackened snapper BLT sandwich which had a nice kick. Too many times blackened just means pepper but not here. And the thick maple bacon - yes please. Nice surprise. Also ordered the New Bad Habit and it was... More 

Thank 942adriannan
Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Went there last evening - which was the third or fourth time I have been to Paragon. The food was great - the waitress rushed us and hovered too much. It was annoying.

Thank elliedrum
Portland, Oregon
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323 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Clearly the chef did an outstanding job of designing a very impressive menu and presentation of what the reader would assume would be great tasting food. I had the cod and chips (and the server corrected me to say fish and chips). The fish was tasteless and the "tartar" sauce was bland. The heap of fries was just that, a... More 

Thank Eugene F
Anaheim, California
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food here is amazing. The grilled cheese was sooo good. When I received my plate and saw how big it was, I thought oh good leftovers for tomorrow. Ha. No way. It was so good I couldnt stop eating it. The bread was perfectly sliced and grilled to perfection. i also had a cup of the tomato soup with... More 

McLean, Virginia
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115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the "vertical" presentation of the dishes: my beet and goat cheese salad was molded into a bowl that was then turned over and removed. The two colors of beets with cheese in between was delicious and attractive, and it was also a lot of food. The tuna special on a bed of vinegary lentils was also great. The... More 

Thank h22101
Eagan, Minnesota
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The beet salad was fantastic and I don't even like beets. Same with the steak and the gnocchi. I hate chickpeas and liked the ones they had with the gnocchi. Great sauce!

1 Thank Zachhart12
Beaverton, OR
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had the French Dip and it was good, but didn't knock my socks off. Also had the Mac n Cheese side, and that was good. Would order that again. Best part is that it was a beautiful sunny August day and the restaurant has open walls (garage style door) on a couple sides, so a very outdoor feel even though... More 

Thank Husky_In_Oregon
New Hampshire
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner here, between 4 of us we ordered lots of the menu items. All were delicious. The beet salad was fantastic, as were the calamari, crab cake, grilled romaine, and salmon. We loved the causal, comfortable atmosphere.

Thank red028
Mountain View, California
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My friend and I visited for a Sunday evening dinner the first weekend in July. We sat in a corner booth by the big open door, which made for a very nice ambiance. We tried the calamari for a starter, the pork chop as our meal, and the rosemary mac n cheese and balsamic fried Brussels sprouts as sides. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR 97209-2766
    (13th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Streetcar Drop-off on 10th & Hoyt St. Bus Drop-off at 14th & Glisan
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-833-5060
Paragon is a neighborhood gastropub serving ingredient-driven, honest food, craft beers, unique cocktails and eclectic wines. This trendy Portland restaurant seamlessly combines an art gallery setting with an urban alehouse, creating the perfect neighborhood spot for mingling at the bar or enjoying a cozy dinner with friends at a booth in the corner. The approachable cuisine is grounded in the familiar with new twists and variations that keep things interesting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?