Portland Restaurants



Beast Review

This quintessential example of Portland's innovative cuisine is in a nondescript red building with subtle signage. Inside, the seating is communal, at two large tables that seat eight and 16. The six-course prix-fixe dinner (and four-course brunch on Sunday) changes weekly, depending on the meat at the market. The dishes that come from the open kitchen live up to the restaurant's name: there might be chicken and duck-liver mousse, wine- and truffle-braised beef, foie-gras bon bons, or steak tartare with quail-egg toast. Vegetarians may find it a struggle to eat here. There are two seatings per night at 6 and 8:45; view the week's menu online starting Tuesday afternoon.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Mon. and Tues. No dinner Sun.
Updated: 05-30-2013

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