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Red Star Tavern

) #58 of 3,585 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, , Soups
503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
+1 503-222-0005
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“brick chicken” (12 reviews)
“chorizo hash” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
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1 - 10 of 486 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our first stops in Portland! Drinks only...an amazing margarita (freshly made) service was fabulous and atmosphere was easy, and astetically pleasing! We will go back! 🍹

Thank LMS1969
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Good day! Thank you for telling us able your recent visit to Red Star Tavern. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere, service and the cocktails! We look forward to serving you again in the future. -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Hotel Monaco and stopped in here for an appetizer and glass of wine while deciding on what to do for dinner. They had a nice selection of Oregon Pinot Noir by the glass. We shared the avocado dip. It was the...More

Thank Sleddoggie
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience while dining with us! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our wine by-the-glass selections as well and a bite of our food. I'm glad the Avocado Dip satisfied, but if you're ever looking for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection and a talented staff of bar tenders. The tavern is connected to hotel Monaco and nicely appointed. The staff is friendly and jokey so it's easy to have a good time.More

Thank Thomas S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review about your recent experience. We are, indeed, a mixed bag of fun. We pride ourselves on making great food and beverages while having an even better time! Thank you again and we look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress heard we were having a rough day and paid for our meal, which was excellent food btw! Halibut, mushrooms and the soup of the day...outstanding food!!!! We tipped her good.More

Thank waterde
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Good day, Thank you for leaving a review about your pleasant experience at Red Star Tavern. I am thrilled to hear that you not only enjoyed your meal but we were also able to bring a bit of happiness on your otherwise 'rough day.' Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the same building as the Kimpton Monaco hotel, they have the menu you expect from most hotel restaurants. However, the standard roasted chicken was exceptionally well prepared, and the local sea bass was also excellent.More

Thank MickiElle
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by your meal at Red Star Tavern. Our chef, Dolan Lane, works tirelessly to provide local and seasonal selections on his menu that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant/bar/bistro attached to the Hotel Monaco cannot make its mind up what it wants to be. Interesting room, very informal casually addressed waiting staff, food quite good but you feel they could try a lot harder. Eat hereif you are too tired to go...More

Thank Charles S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Charles, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We at Red Star Tavern focus on creating a comfortable, relaxed approach to creative cocktails and food. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Thank you again, -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited 3 times in 5 days, which with all the choices in Portland, means it must be good. Only 11 beers and 1 cider on tap, but excellent beers that cover a whole range. A really good place to chill ou and the craft cocktails...More

Thank Ian O
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Ian, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed Red Star enough to join us multiple times during you stay! I also am impressed with the variety of beers we have to offer with such...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I like the place but will think twice about going there unless they have happy hour or something. I don't know if they do. The wine was 15 bucks!

Thank William S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you William for leaving a review about your recent visit to Red Star Tavern. We do have Happy Hour available daily from 4:00pm-7:00pm that has both food and beverage specials! We hope to serve you again in the future. Thank you, -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I heard great things about the cocktails and bourbon selection so I had high expectations but the bartender's incredible attention to detail is what really made my experience memorable. I believe her name was Brianna. I went for the hummus plate and I was beyond...More

Thank Jon E
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Jon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am thrilled to hear that Brianna was able to provide you with such a positive experience. We greatly look forward to serving you again during your future visits to Portland. -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife and I stopped here on the recommendation of a stranger we met while visiting Portland and we are glad we did. They make a port old fashioned that is amazing! They use bourbon, port, maple simple syrup and bitters and it is a...More

Thank Jeremy A
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

Jeremy, Thank you for joining us while you were in town. I'm glad that the stranger suggested us and that you and your wife had such a positive experience while dining with us. The clams are just as you described, they are delicious! We look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
    (5th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Transit stop directly in front of the restaurant on SW 5th and Alder
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-0005
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Red Star provides fine dining service in a casual atmosphere. Chef Kyle Rourke insures that fresh, local, and seasonal are the primary ingredients in all menus. From the slow roasted meats and bright salads to the playful flavor combinations from the bar, every choice will more than compliment the comforting glow from the wood-fired grill. Call, stop in, or visit us online to reserve your experience today!
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