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1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
+1 503-287-2400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

So I ordered the charred octopus and the pig ears. The charred Octupus was interesting and good(a 4. maybe even slightly higher). The pig ears was Ok(if that) so I would give a 3(maybe 2.5). The problem with the pig ears was that the pig...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Certainly not one of the best meals in Portland but there were enough bright spots in this dinner to make me consider a return. First off, I have to say the interior's a bit of a concrete jungle and there is little to provide warmth...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Redined, delicious, exciting blend of flavors and impecable service! Be sure to get a reservation and savor every moment.

Thank 00Mom
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went with two others, ordered a number of dishes. As others say, the crispy pig ears, while they might sound odd, are surprisingly good. Lamb ribs (with tamarind) and 4 cup chicken (one more than the usual dish!) were excellent too. But special praise for...More

Thank OmahaTraveler2014
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Knowing we were heading back to Portland we threw a note to friends we had very happily dined with at Aviary a few short months ago. They too remembered we needed to explore that menu as everything we sampled and shared was stunning! Server Thomas...More

Thank MatthewXCurry
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Aviary has some of the most inventive food I have eaten. From the special fennel dish to scallops to an exquisite meringue dessert the combination of flavors was stunning. The most remarkable thing about all these flavors is that you could taste each flavor distinctly.

Thank Bennette K
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Love this place and although we probably over ordered, it was worth it. Items to get were the octopus, the scallops, goat curry and the smoked flatiron steak which was probably the highlight of the night. Everything was perfectly cooked. Prices range from 12-25 from...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The tuna crudo, with tuna belly toro shredded on top, was one of the best small dishes that I have ever had anywhere. The Rabbit was excellent but not great, the scallops were first rate and creatively presented. BUT it took 45 minute for first...More

1  Thank CondeCox
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Aviary, wirg Chef Sarah Pliner, plates up some of the most culinary unique dishes that just sing in your mouth. The service is outstanding too. The new dishes added this season are amongst the best, including the short rib, scallops and rabbit. The old favorites...More

Thank TeriLou31
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went out with some friends who were visiting from the east coast. Chose Aviary based on internet review. The whole experience was superb from beginning (drinks) to end (dessert). Wait staff were very warm and helpful and their descriptions of the menu items were...More

Thank V5216RCjank
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1733 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5801
    (17th Street and 18th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-287-2400
  • E-mail
Located in the Alberta Arts district of Northeast Portland, Aviary combines industrial design with local art, reclaimed wood from the original site, and locally crafted lighting. With a chef's counter and a seasonal patio. Chef Sarah Pliner crafts an eclectic menu of small plates inspired by France and Asia. The wine list draws from boutique wineries in France and the Pacific Northwest with a cocktail list with seasonal infusions.
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