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Ox Restaurant

2225 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212-3727
+1 503-284-3366
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ox” (108 reviews)
“skirt steak” (25 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2225 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212-3727
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The five of us went to dinner at 7:00 last night - the place doesn't take reservations so we waited 68 minutes to be seated..not a positive beginning. The concept is grilled beef... entrees are a la carte so we orders short-ribs and ribeye to...More

Thank j26ec
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place just gave me the best meal I've had in Portland and that's no bull$hit!! You can choose a few a la carte main courses or you can get all the meals to share. We started with the Ox tail terrine with frozen peas...More

Thank BriMelb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Argentinian inspired restaurant serving up some really tasty dishes on the grill. Loved the Blood Sausages and the Skirt Steak and the Lamb Chops. My wife had the Braised octopus which I tried and must say was delicious also.

Thank Joelhogan123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ox on a Monday evening. The place was full but our wait was less than 15 minutes. There is a bar our back where you can have drinks and snacks while you wait The menu is all a la cart. Prepare yourself for...More

Thank KIngTV1
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were a group of eight celebrating a birthday. The food here is phenomenal and the service matches the level of the food. It's an a la carte menu and you will want to try everything that you can. The following were highlights: clam chowder...More

Thank Chris0214
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I was in Portland on business from Chicago and my host said " I want to take you somewhere special". He definitely delivered on that statement. Started the meal with an assortment of fresh oysters. Many choices for salads prior to the entrée. The selection...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

How could this be number 71? We arrived only 2 days after OX won Best NW chef from James Beard, and there was much evidence on why OX is the place to beat. We took in the advice of our server and the chef on...More

Thank mcclungp
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This restaurant is a rare find and has an amazing and diverse menu, a super cool vibe, and is a must visit in Portland.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Everything was wonderful about this meal until it took 30 minutes to be asked about dessert and another 15 minutes for the check. Must eat the rib eye! Also recommend scallops and risotto.

Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have had drinks twice in the bar (garage) behind restaurant. Very quaint. The food in the restaraunt was some of the best I have ever experienced in Portland. We ate family style. Ribeye (deliciously prepared), Side dishes; carrots with amazing spices, brussel sprouts also unusually...More

Thank Desiree G
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Do you give gift certificates?
5 May 2017|
Response from Sowellman | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. You can order them by calling the restaurant at 503/284-3366.
Why not have reservations?
5 January 2015|
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Response from Michelle O | Reviewed this property |
We had two in our party and got there about 20-30 minutes before they opened. We put our name on the list then headed over to the bar area (where they have OUTSTANDING drinks btw! And an oyster bar as well) Then right when... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2225 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212-3727
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-284-3366
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