19 Best Restaurants In Portland To Cozy Up Next To A Fire

by | Jan 14, 2015 | Market Trends | 0 comments

As the weather stays cold, more people stay in and enjoy the warmth of their Portland home. But that can often lead to a bit of cabin fever. So we’ve put together a list of some of the best restaurants in Portland to get out and cozy up next to a fireplace.

1. Fireside – They have created  a warm, cozy respite to come linger by their fires while enjoying delicious bites and sips fueled by the bounty of ingredients found here in the Northwest. – NW Portland – pdxfireside.com

2. Papa Haydn – Enjoy what has been voted numerous times as Portland’s best dessert restaurant. – NW & SE PDX – papahaydn.com

3. Meriwethers – Meriwether’s grows the produce it serves at its own Skyline Farm and is proud to be among only a handful of truly farm-to-table restaurants across the country. – NW Portland – meriwethersnw.com 

4. Ringside Steakhouse – Recognized as the leader in Portland steakhouses since 1944, RingSide Steakhouse has been serving our community for seven decades with the same family ownership. Westside & Eastside – ringsidesteakhouse.com

5. Paragon – 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. – Pearl District – paragonrestaurant.com 

6. Vault Martini Lounge – Offers a modern comfortable atmosphere, consider it your living room. Come sit by the fireplace, or at the eighteen foot custom pressed glass bar and enjoy a martini or cocktail. – Pearl District – vault-martini.com

7. Andina –  Has emerged as one of the region’s leading Peruvian restaurants and continues to generate wide appeal within the food communities in and around Portland, as well as further afield. – Pearl District – andinarestaurant.com

8. Sidebar – Is Lompoc Brewing’s barrel tasting room and bottleshop, located just around the corner from the 5Q. Enjoy a variety of barrel aged and seasonal specialty beers available in limited quantities. – North Portland – lompocbrewing.com

9. Kennedy School – At this McMenamins pub, you’ll never want to leave. Here you can have a pint in a classroom, enjoy an aged whiskey and a cigar in detention, enjoy a movie in the old auditorium…. The possibilities here are endless. – NE Portland – mcmenamins.com

10. Doug Fir – Since 2004, Doug Fir Lounge has stood above the rest as Portland’s best sounding venue that hosts over 25 shows a month. – NE Portland – dougfirlounge.com 

11. The Sapphire Hotel  –  Is a sexy cocktail lounge in a former hotel lobby serving American small plates, platters & craft cocktails. – SE Portland – thesapphirehotel.com

12. The Heathman Restaurant – Exemplifies the best of the Pacific Northwest using seasonal ingredients inspired by the flavors and cuisine of France. Executive Chef Michael Stanton partners each day with the region’s select growers, producers and vintners to find the highest quality ingredients. – Downtown – heathmanrestaurantandbar.com

13. Old Town Brewing Co. – Is an old school rustic brewery that serves all natural, local handmade food.  Their beer is crafted not manufactured with only the best hyper-local and freshest ingredients. – NE Portland – otbrewing.com

14. OX Restaurant  – Finds inspiration in the wood-fired grilling tradition of Argentina, and with it, the culinary heritage of Spain, France and Italy. – NE Portland – oxpdx.com

15. Jamison – Taking inspiration from the bounty that the Northwest has to offer, Jamison showcases the best in what Oregon prides itself: food and wine. Warm, comfortable service along with an unpretentious yet with a modern new American menu, Jamison offers one of best dining experiences in Portland. – Pearl District – jamisonpdx.com

16. Multnomah Whiskey Library – Holds an exhaustive collection representing all major, and lesser, styles of distilled spirits known to the modern world. – Downtown, Westend – multnomahwhiskeylibrary.com

17. Muddy Rudder Public House – Is Sellwood’s friendliest bar and features great food, local beer and live music. – SE Portland – muddyrudderpdx.com

18. Carmella’s Wines – Offers a seasonal selection of locally produced artisan snacks have been carefully chosen to complement the red, white and sparkling wines.  – SE Portland – carmellaswines.com

19. Irving Street Kitchen – Soulful new American cuisine with Southern accents, served in an inspired setting.  – Pearl District – irvingstreetkitchen.com