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Veritable Quandary - CLOSED

1220 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
+1 503-227-7342
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (186 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1220 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
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11 - 20 of 1,670 reviews

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We had lunch with a business associate and had an excellent meal and great service. I would recommend this to anyone wanting great food and service/

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Now close, sadly, after decades of brilliant meals, we enjoyed birthday dinner here with a dear friend and her husband. They made it a special evening for us. Service was top notch as usual and the food and drinks and dessert all exceeded our expectations....More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This restaurant has moved to 828 SW 2nd in Portland. Went there for a late breakfast and had the best eggs benedict ever. Atmosphere is very warm and charming, service is excellent and prices are very fair. It should do very well in it's new...More

Thank CatchnRelease1
Reviewed 10 November 2016

They are just finishing the demolition this month. There is hope that someday it will reopen at another location. It will be missed!

Thank mmfun
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It was fun while it lasted but it is now closed for some new construction going on in that part of downtown Portland. I am not sure of any plans to reopen.

Thank timh_10
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We (husband and our millennials) had lunch early day of the week and we were informed they are retiring this location that coming Friday; Sad to hear because their setting/location, food, drinks and desserts are all commendable . Hope they have another location coming up....More

Thank Mvoccevill
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A sad day to see this 30 year mainstay close. my last dining experience was a week before the end.....and it was festive and very enjoyable, It has the feel that Jake,s had when Bill was still the owner. It reminds me of Boulevard on...More

Thank 415koconnell
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great acumen re customer service and professional care. Drinks are over the top! Unbelievable care and just plain nice bartenders.

Thank KathieVee
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Grab a stool or table. Everyone knows your name,to coin a phrase. Hotel workers, fed employees, Indian affairs, I R S agents. Some had a lot to say. Others, not so much. It was a place to unwind. Friendships were made. A lot of laughs....More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's not bad but it also not great or even memorable. You will have forgotten what you eated by the next morning.

Thank Alzor S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-7342
  • E-mail
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