2020 Best Special Occasion Restaurants in Portland Area

Birthday or Anniversary Dinners
in Portland

Whether it's an anniversary dinner, graduation brunch, birthday or family reunion meal, special occasions call for special restaurants. Sure, it might turn out to be pricey, but these memorable meals don't come around very often.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top Portland restaurants all have the goods — food, service, ambience — to make sure your next occasion is an affair to remember.

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Ava Gene's
15/20
An imaginative menu combines Northwest foods with Italian traditions. See More
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Castagna
14/20
Destination for refined and aesthetic dining adventures. See More

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clarklewis
14/20
A consistently innovative farm-to-table restaurant with a chic, industrial setting. See More

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DOC
14/20
Tiny restaurant specializing in multi-course tasting meals with paired wines. See More
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El Gaucho
13/20
Retro special occasion dining at a steakhouse exuding elegance and excess, with professional panache. See More
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Higgins
15/20
A steady and reliable spot featuring committed and creative farm-to-table dining. See More

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Joel Palmer House Restaurant
14/20
A must for local mushroom lovers, the menu of this romantic Willamette Valley spot is mushroom-centric in many tasty ways. See More

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JORY
15/20
Elegant dining at all hours of the day is possible at this luxurious spa hotel in the Willamette Valley. See More

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The Painted Lady Restaurant
15/20
Special occasion restaurant offering multi-course tasting menus showcasing the chef's expertise and imagination. See More

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Paley's Place
15/20
Regional cuisine infused with French accents is presented at this longstanding restaurant. See More
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