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Tasty n Alder

580 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2300
+1 503-621-9251
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (199 reviews)
“radicchio salad” (74 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
580 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is on my top ten list of favorite restaurants nationwide ... unassuming, casual atmosphere with fantastic food and creative fresh combinations. Food trends come and go, but classic combinations never go out of style. We had the Korean KFC and the steak and cheddar...More

Thank wowowowowo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A different restaurant in downtown, was an excellent surprise with a great food, but we should improve some details: Bad coffe and covered.

Thank Pablo O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great brunch expirience.Tasty n Alder was recommended by our friends and they warned us of crowdness.The food is worth waiting and service is attentive.

Thank Sonada K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little disappointed in Tasty n Alder. We had to wait about an hour and a half for a table. There was no seating and it was a hot day, so we stood outside until we were called. The food was good, but...More

Thank rwashick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Served family style, four of us shared numerous creative dishes. All were excellent but some of our favs were the Polenta with Sugo, the Northwest Miya, and Bim Bop Bacon Eggs. Glad we made reservations because it is a busy place.

Thank PaulaMorin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1st visit here and we were not disappointed, had a short wait to be seated. The smaller plate tastings work well here, gave us a chance to sample multiple items. Nice wine selection by the glass. The OR pinot noir was kegged so that wine...More

Thank cya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a three restaurants for breakfast morning in Portland with donuts around the corner, coffee across the street (as all signs, including other reviews, pointed to the coffee here not being good) and our main food here at Tasty n Alder. It’s a “no...More

Thank rickpoet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With just one night to dine in Portland, we're glad we chose Tasty n Alder! We waited at the bar to get a table, and receive attentive service from the bar staff to assist with drinks. The wait for a table was less than expected,...More

Thank Kris O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for dinner with my family a few days after Christmas. Got there early enough to be seated in the first seating for dinner. The staff were all very friendly and frequently came to check up on us. The timing of the food was...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Portland for a day and a half, so I had to organize my time wisely. I had heard about Tasty n Alder through several sources and knew it was walkable from my hotel. I knew they didn't take reservations and did not...More

2  Thank pillowsofwanderlust
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7 October 2017|
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Response from HolyokeHome | Reviewed this property |
This is a SUPER plan. Get there 15 minutes before they open.
24 August 2017|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
They are open I believe- but you need 6+ people to resv.. Person to person call.
Sayaka K
16 September 2016|
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Response from G9300 | Reviewed this property |
This is probably more suited to adults who like good food and a lively atmosphere... Young kids are sure to get squirmy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-621-9251
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Tasty n Alder, a John Gorham restaurant in Downtown Portland, Oregon, is a modern steakhouse featuring a fun, family-style menu of innovative dishes with diverse international origins. The dinner menu is rooted in the traditional steakhouse concept featuring meats, seafood and salad served in a festive, energetic environment that encourages shared plates and imbibing. Tasty n Alder’s brunch menu is inspired by Chef Gorham’s travels and experiences with the vital immigrant community working in the restaurant industry whose own cultural traditions have helped re-shape American cuisine as a global collaboration of flavors.
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