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Red Star Tavern

€€ - €€€American, , Soups
503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
+1 503-222-0005
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had breakfast here but the food was prepared right. the service was very good as was the food. In a great atmosphere and window seating is plentiful.More

Thank COZYMELMIKE
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review of your experience while with us at Red Star Tavern. One of my favorite things about Red Star are all of the booths that line the windows. It makes for a nice place to sit, relax and enjoy a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast here. Keith was our waiter and was a joy to meet. His service was impeccable. I had the breakfast waffles and bacon and it was perfect. I would recommend eating here for the service and food.More

Thank AliBug
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you Ali for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your experience while at Red Star Tavern and your interactions with Keith. Keith is a valued Kimpton employee and we are overjoyed to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome beers on tap. Super talented bartender. Bomb burger! I discovered it by staying at the attached hotel (Monaco), but I'd eat here even if I wasn't staying upstairs.More

Thank 338grahamh
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us a review about your recent experience here at Red Star Tavern. We have a stellar line-up of bartenders and I'm thrilled to hear that you think so as well! Thank you again and we greatly look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a really good happy hour till 7:00, lots of special drinks and the food was good too. Had chicken waffle bites, chicharrones, and fruit and cheese plate, good for a little snack.More

Thank Nachokid15
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review about your experience at Red Star Tavern. I, too, love our daily happy hour from 4-7pm! Glad to hear that you enjoyed both your food and beverge while you were in. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here tonight, the last night of our vacation. Cheryl was our server and made this evening so enjoyable. She is smart, warm and just gets it. A perfect end to a wonderful northwest vacation.More

Thank expediaex
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your experience at Red Star Tavern. Cheryl is a great server and we are very proud to have her. I'm thrilled to hear that she was able to provide you with such a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere of Red Star Tavern, The beautiful rustic wood decor, the relaxed, friendly vibe, and really great happy hour. I'm a jazz vocalist and perform next door at the Hotel Monaco every Sunday night - and I really enjoy stopping by Red...More

Thank Rebecca H
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Rebecca for taking the time to leave Red Star Tavern a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoy stopping in after singing at the Monaco! As always, we greatly look forward to serving you again in the future. Thank you again, -Ashleigh...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We ate breakfast at Red Star on the last day of our stay at the Kimpton Monaco. The standout of the simple egg and sausage breakfast I had were the potatoes. Breakfast potatoes can be too hard or too greasy or like eating shredded cardboard....More

Thank Andiamo88
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review of your experience while dining with us at Red Star Tavern. I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast potatoes, I too agree that they are entirely different than other restaurants and we love the simple but delicious...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We sat in a window table. The people passing by provided all the entertainment we needed. Manager Michael and Waitress Ashley made us feel very welcome. Excellent service. Good food with great presentation. I was surprised to see a cocktail made with Pisco; had to...More

Thank KSSeaB
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thank you for leaving us such a kind review. I'm thrilled to hear that our host, Michael, was about to get you situated in a lovely window table with your server Ashley. We are very proud of our team and our products. Our cocktail menu...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

On our first night in Portland, we wanted a quick bite to eat and stumbled across Red Star Tavern. I ordered the halibut cheeks and my wife ordered the chickpea cakes. I was pleasantly surprised at how delicious everything was. I'm concerned that the other...More

Thank Mary P
Management response:Responded 29 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review about your recent experience with us at Red Star Tavern. I'm thrilled to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your meal and our service while dining with us. Also, the pot de crème on our dessert menu is...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nice service at the bar and a vast selection of beers. All of them were tasty. It is located near the Kimpton Monaco hotel so it's an easy walk.More

Thank strawmns
Management response:Responded 29 July 2017

Thanks so much for leaving us a kind review. We love to showcase some of the amazing local beers on our taps and I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed them too! We are also attached to the Hotel Monaco so if you happen to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
    (5th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Transit stop directly in front of the restaurant on SW 5th and Alder
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-0005
Description
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Red Star provides fine dining service in a casual atmosphere. Executive Chef Dolan Lane insures that fresh, local, and seasonal are the primary ingredients in all menus. From the slow roasted meats and bright salads to the playful flavor combinations from the bar, every choice will more than compliment the comforting glow from the wood-fired grill. Call, stop in, or visit us online to reserve your experience today!
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