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Western Culinary Institute

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1316 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3355
+1 503-294-9770
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

The servers are students and the cooks are too. The food is very good. The service sometimes has a blip but everyone is trying hard so you don't care. Call ahead to get the set menu for the evening and to reserve this popular place. It's a fancy meal without a fancy price.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

It's not a classy locale or a comfy ambience, but the three-course lunch was certainly fine dining. I had a delicious salad with feta, nuts and cranberries, perfectly cooked salmon, and a slice of flourless chocolate cake that was incredible. All for $9!

1 Thank Dorothy353
Hillsboro, Oregon
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2010

The student-run restaurant in the Le Cordon Bleu school, Western Culinary Institute, is simply amazing. Even my picky parents with very sophisticated palates loved it, their favorite place in this very foodie town. The students cook and serve. The serve a different gourmet menu each day, in a prix fixe style. The value is incredible, 3 courses for ~$10, and... More 

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United States
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2005

I can't talk about the food, only about the difficulty in getting to this place. Actually we never found it because the address in the guide book was wrong. The girl taking reservations had no sympathy and she told me that since I was late she could not seat me because the students had to go to their next class.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, International
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3355
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-294-9770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?