We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tom's First Avenue Bento - CLOSED

1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
+1 503-241-3373
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“spicy salmon” (4 reviews)
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
All Details
Reviews (16)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Fish is always perfectly cooked and fresh, service is fast and friendly. Very healthy convenient lunch in town. Get there early- they run out sometimes!

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Enjoyed the spicy salmon lunch at 1st Avenue Bento, served over a bed of lovely brown rice and a nice serving of fresh, crisp veggies. My colleagues had salmon and steak - and everyone cleaned their plate (happily)! You can dine-in or get a meal...More

Thank junior_traveler
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Cannot beat this place for a healthy bento lunch - chicken, meat, or fish. Brown rice option. Fresh veggies. Huge portions always enough for two meals for me.

Thank 819SarahB
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have gone to Tom's for many years. I used to work not too far away for 10 years. I so love the spicy salmon! So much so that I had it last week. Even though I am not working any where close to it.

Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Perfect for lunch. My favorite is the Karaage Chicken. Super crispy and perfect crunch! Portions are very good.

Thank souriez438
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Fresh fish and shellfish, great salads, informal and always popular, First Avenue Bento is a bit pricey for lunch but worth it.

Thank cgbroderick
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Delicious seafood bentos. And a great value. Brown rice and extra veggies available. Type of seafood available depends on what's fresh in the market.

Thank KONPortlandOR
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is the perfect place for lunch in downtown Portland. The bento is amazing and the fish or shell fish is fresh. I particularly like the Spicy Salmon Bento

Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Came downtown on a day off for a dose of bento. Steelhead, nicely cooked, brown rice and veggies. Yum. Will be grunting over this till dinner.

Thank William L
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

This place is kind of a hole in the wall, but the service is lightning fast and the food is excellent! I stop by often when I'm in the area and suggest going slightly after or before the noon hour to avoid the line out...More

Thank Nicole F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
three degrees restaurant
353 reviews
.30 km away
Restaurant Murata
69 reviews
.30 km away
Truss
36 reviews
.13 km away
Mandarin Cove Chinese Restaurant
109 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Portlandia
260 reviews
.37 km away
Ira Keller Fountain Park
98 reviews
.31 km away
Wells Fargo History Museum
32 reviews
.32 km away
Mill Ends Park
54 reviews
.31 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 SW 1ST Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-241-3373
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing