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) #238 of 3,618 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ Italian, American,
1001 SE Water Ave, Ste 160, Portland, OR 97214-2147
+1 503-235-2294
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, American, Grill, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1001 SE Water Ave, Ste 160, Portland, OR 97214-2147
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped for some quick nosh with an excellent welcome-to-Portland vibe. Set the stage for an awesome weekend experience. Beet martini. Yes, please.

Thank MRMall
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat by the open windows and enjoyed being in the city with all of its sights and sounds. We went with the chefs tasting menu- so much food, incredibly delicious and creatively chosen. We were shocked that we received so many different selections of...More

Thank BridgetJ315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times. Did so again last night. Our thoughts: 1. Beet salad with turmeric aoli and avocado spread: Wow! A++ Best ever. What a way to start a dinner! 2. Basil pesto on linguini (my spouse's dish): A+ Perfect flavors. A treat....More

Thank kentonerwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and wine selection; knowledgeable waiters. The atmosphere was very relaxing and inviting. I would definitely go back!

Thank Jules B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The industrial look is highlighted by huge doors that can be opened to bring the outside in. Service was good as was the food, however I only gave them 3 stars because they were out of everything on the menu that I wanted to order....More

Thank pdxworldtravler
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is my second time here, first time for dinner. I like the atmosphere, the industrial look. Waiters were fun and friendly. Had the tasting menu. The appetizers were refreshing! The pastas were ok. Fish was good but smells too fishy. Desserts was good. Skipped...More

Thank RRla
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I had a very good lunch with business associates in Portland. The vibe was cool, the open air concept fresh and the food was tasty. The only slightly negative was the service. Our server was good not great. Overall a good lunch experience. I would...More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The 4 of us had the chef choice on the menu, so we ate and ate the many items that were brought to us. The asparagus soup, the beet & avocado salad, the radish & strawberry salad, the salmon entree and the cheesecake were some...More

Thank runningingoregon
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

In reviewing a restaurant I consider food quality, taste and presentation, ambience and service. Considering the excellent reviews that this restaurant has had, the service did not meet my level of expectation. We had to initiate almost every contact with the server asking for refill...More

Thank Florence B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We went to Clarklewis last night for a special birthday party and it was fantastic!! The food was excellent--very spring fresh with fiddlehead ferns and morel mushrooms. The steak was wonderful, the portions were ample with a lot of fresh asparagus cooked perfectly. One vegan...More

Thank Joan2006
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 SE Water Ave, Ste 160, Portland, OR 97214-2147
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-235-2294
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Clarklewis creates delicious, hand-crafted Northwest cuisine with Italian and French influences, and proudly support local, organic farms. With exquisite farm-to-table ingredients, Clarklewis is a sophisticated gem on the creative frontier of Portland's unpolished Inner Eastside in the industrial district. The chefs offer an ever changing seasonal menu that features fresh from the market produce. Chef Alex Diestra's hearty dishes from the wood-fired rotisserie find their perfect complement in the fresh, unmanipulated flavors of the best in local produce.
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