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.

Paley's Place

1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
+1 503-243-2403
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (398)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been some years since we dined there. And it will be long time if ever that we will be back.It was just average leaning toward lacking taste. Even the fry were just Ok. Service was ok nice people. I might return when Paley is back...More

Thank wjj3
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Delightful first meal in Portland in what seemed to me like a delightful neighbourhood restaurant. Service was welcoming, friendly and efficient, food was very enjoyable starting with a particularly tassty crostini of halibut, followed by a successful combination of flavours: asparagus, smoked chèvre and aged...More

Thank macsym
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This our go to restaurant in Portland. We always eat here when we visit our family. Wonderful ingredients, skillfully cooked without the dishes being overproduced (ungepachke) as they are in many more pretentious establishments. Bargains abound during happy hour and the option of half portions...More

Thank leonard l
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Lots of good plates on offer here. I really enjoyed the Mussels Frites and the Escargots. We also snacked on fresh Oysters and enjoyed some delicious cocktails. We got really good service.

Thank Joelhogan123
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beautiful evening so we asked to sit on the front patio since there was one empty table. It was still happy hour and Wednesday night so my husband started with half a dozen oysters (which are reduced at happy hour) and I had a leafy...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Portland to visit our son and to eat our way through the city. We started the week at Imperial which was very good. We ate at food trucks and high end sushi bars, top rated brunch spots etc... This place had by...More

Thank Robyn Q
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went here after reading about their happy hour. Not that we saved any money doing that, but it was worth every penny! The charcuterie plate was comprised solely of house cured Canadian bacon (which, to my palate was a lot like a less-salty prosciutto),...More

Thank DebMacD
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Just had the best trout ever here, perfectly executed with amazing sauce. The fennel I didn't need but loved this dish. My date had the fois gras and loved it-amazing flavors but rich so be ready for that. Trout was very light. Amuse B great...More

Thank sfobes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I last ate at Paley's Place at least 13 years ago. I had one of the best meals I'd ever had back then. This visit was just as good. From the moment I arrived I was made to feel welcome by the friendly, but professional...More

Thank Leon T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and ambience in this little house turned restaurant. Menu definitely had some creativity that I couldn't quite nail down as to its origins - French/Russian was the best I could describe. The wagyu beef was tremendous. Pricey drinks, though the rest of the...More

Thank Scott S
Nearby Restaurants
290 reviews
.26 km away
308 reviews
.29 km away
Caffe Mingo
185 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Freakybuttrue Peculiarium
34 reviews
.51 km away
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
14 reviews
.32 km away
5 reviews
.44 km away
The Float Shoppe
127 reviews
.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Paley's Place staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-243-2403
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