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St Jack

1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
+1 503-360-1281
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived in Portland and checked in our hotel in the northwest part of Portland. I read about St. Jack's happy hour special on oysters. We arrived in time for happy hour. The bar area is very bright and cheerful. Our waitress was Cecile....More

Thank waterloodaddio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I think of a French Bistro, some words that come to mind are charming, cozy, laid-back, great food. Well, St Jack's did not meet these expectations. The restaurant, while very nice, seemed a bit pretentious. The food was simply average. I had the veal...More

Thank eppyhow
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

French cuisine in a cozy open kitchen environment. Service was attentive. Portions were on the smaller side (which isn't bad). Prices were on the higher side. Delicious factor was good.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dine at St. Jack about 6 times a year. Always amazing! We think it's one of the best places in Portland. We love dining at the chef's table so we can watch them preparing everything. The service is always top notch,...More

Thank Dsharkgirl
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had a great meal here with 4 guys and we all had something different. It was all excellent...good wine and drinks. A fun night.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the menu--dishes one would find in France. From Steak Tartare to Gratin d'Escargots for starters to Mushroom and Foie Gras stuffed Quail. The Beef Cheek Bourguignon was tender and flavorful; my companion had the Duck Cassoulet and raved about its...More

Thank AshleyB63
Reviewed 19 January 2017

For all the reviews, I was waiting for magical french cuisine, but it is just average food with a lot of sauce with even a bit too much salt.

Thank graciane2010
Reviewed 17 January 2017

St. Jack prepares genuine French cuisine in a comfortable setting on Northwest 23rd in Portland. Tripe and blood sausage for the adventuresome, steak frites for the more cautious. Everything is delicious. For a special treat, try the crispy pork rind with maple syrup. The Lyonnaise...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Brassieres in France can be counted on to provide a selection of tried and true French dining staples, nothing fancy just good food in a lively atmosphere. St. Jack is just that. However, the prices, especially the wine, are high enough to be more like...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is our favorite restaurant in Portland. We returned just before Thanksgiving and enjoyed every single bite, including fresh oysters, stunning tomato soup, a perfect green salad, steak tartare, steak frites (can't get enough beef @ this place!). Felt as though the bar has expanded;...More

Thank Foodtraveler88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
    (SE 21st Ave and Clinton)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-360-1281
  • E-mail
Chef and restaurateur Aaron Barnett's unique menu feature rustic dishes from the countryside of Lyon, the heart and soul of French cooking.