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Red Star Tavern

) #64 of 3,458 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Soups
503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
+1 503-222-0005
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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503 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-1502
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Reviews (492)
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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:

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch as part of a conference. The food was very good and I enjoyed the different courses. The pineapple upside down cake was really delicious. Personally, I wish the coffee was a darker roast but I understand why most restaurants go for a medium-light...More

Thank travelfam7700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just loved the decor of the restaurant. The wrap we had was unique and delicious. We liked the variety of choices of food. It wasn't what you would expect of "bar" food. Services was fast and efficient.

Thank Scrowe2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Monaco Portland for first time & was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful atmosphere, service, food, & extensive cocktail menu.More

Thank Beth M
Management response:

Beth, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your experience with us at Red Star Tavern. We pride ourselves on providing guests with positive experience in both service and food and I'm glad we were able to hit those marks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was wonderful and the staff very friendly! We were there early and it does get busy! They have a full bar and bar menu, as well! Nice place!More

Thank Sherry M
Management response:

Sherry, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a note about your experience with us at Red Star Tavern! We are thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience and we look forward to serving you again in the future. -Ashleigh...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My wife & I enjoyed their happy hour. Service was stellar, drinks were delicious & food was tasty. Reasonable prices made this an easy choice. Will be back next time we are in town.

Thank bwbwbwbw
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you and your wife enjoyed our Happy Hour while you were in town! We greatly look forward to serving you again in the future!! -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I don't know his name, but he is one of the classiest bartenders around. This is a superb whiskey bar with truly innovative cocktails and great showmanship at the bar. Even though the bar was crowded, our bartender gave everyone personal attention. The food was...More

Thank foodfancierPa
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We take great pride in our menu selections for both beverages as well as food. It's wonderful to hear that you thought so highly of it as well! -Ashleigh Gall

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I had a burger and it was good but underdone. It was messy and the fries were great. The staff were very attentive and it felt that they wanted you to feel welcome and satisfied.

Thank Melissa V
Management response:

Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you felt welcomed by our staff and enjoyed your food. Our fries are pretty delicious and I'm glad you think so too! -Ashleigh Gall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:30
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
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!