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St Jack

1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
+1 503-360-1281
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here. A little noisy but not too bad. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Had butter lettuce to start and think they may have left out the Dijon mustard in the dressing as it was very acidic. Next was bavette steak and frites....More

Thank vera95
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Service was attentive, mussels were very good, tomato soup in puff pastry interesting. But noisy to point that it was difficult to carry on a conversation, with odd intermittent background music Tables crowded together. Had to pause eating while waiters squeezed in to take orders...More

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner here. We had the foie gras appetizer, quail for my main and lamb for his. It was my first time trying quail and I was delighted. I usually stayed away from birds because I had bad experiences with...More

Thank JSJAK907
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is listed as one of the shining stars of the 23rd dining scene right now. I'd been here before for cocktails before, but not dinner so I booked a table for our group of four. The mussels were very spicy, and there was...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had dinner there on Tuesday night and able to book a table same day. Dinner with my wife - menu and food excellent - great wine selection also. We had the escargots appetizer (we shared) and we tried the steak and albacore. Both dishes were...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Super friendly service. Steak tartare, utter lettuce salad, cervelle de canut, daily fish special, steak frites and a bottle of wine. Heaven.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

St. Jack is a quintessential French bistro, walking a thin line between cozy and cramped, buzzy, dimly lit and serving standards like oysters in mignonette sauce, foie gras, steak frites, and some hard to find cheeses, including a few from unpasteurized cheese, which is about...More

Thank Lawyer_in_Motion
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We weren't terribly impressed with the food at St. Jack. They definitely fall in the "precious" category of restaurant that I want to avoid. The food was fine, but didn't warrant the price. For instance, how do you end up underwhelmed by a Lobster and...More

Thank jay s
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for my birthday and it was everything we expected for a perfect dining experience. Waitstaff was friendly but not overbearing and the food was delicious. Will definitely return with guests.

Thank mariefm9
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stopped and grabbed a table outside for happy hour. The oysters are a great deal but give the liver mousse a try - outstanding.

Thank Phil G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
    (SE 21st Ave and Clinton)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-360-1281
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Chef and restaurateur Aaron Barnett's unique menu feature rustic dishes from the countryside of Lyon, the heart and soul of French cooking.
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