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St Jack

1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
+1 503-360-1281
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here twice in 3 days, the first visit was quite different to the second and totally an outcome of the wait staff. In our first visit the waitress bent over backwards to help us, offered us local tips, gave us wine samples before...More

Thank Stumpy308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my birthday. I’m not a huge fan of French food, but this place has it all. We ordered a terrific beet salad,mussels, and my companion had a burger and truffle fries. Burger was too rich for him, but good. Mussels were pricey...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal. We especially liked the salade frisee with lardon which is hard to find in Portland. Two people at our table had the mussels and said they were excellent. The baguettes are the best I have had in the United States. We...More

Thank Barbara40-13
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice location in the 23rd, this restaurant missed the essential with delicate food. It does the job but there is nothing special in your plate. Disappointing..

Thank Jean-Marc67
Reviewed 27 November 2017

After visiting the Audubon Art show (wonderful) in Portland, we dropped into this delightful place. We thought perhaps it was named after the 70's book and movie of the same title but a helpful waiter gave us the true story. The owner's grand mother was...More

Thank margaretcov
Reviewed 4 November 2017

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 1 October 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
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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