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Lunch in Portland 11.23

districtSW Nov 21, 2012 05:47 PM

My family will be traveling to Blue Hill this weekend and plan on stopping in Portland for lunch on Friday. We would like a to get a nice lunch and take a break after several hours of driving. None of us are familiar with Portland so we would really appreciate some suggestions.

We are not traveling with kids so no need for a child-friendly place. We are all pretty adventurous eaters. We would prefer, but are not married to something with seafood.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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    bobbert Nov 22, 2012 12:15 PM

    All good recs above. Nice thing about Pai Men Miyake, Duckfat and Eventide is that they're open throughout the afternoon without a break between lunch and dinner. Here at 2:30? No problem. You can still get a nice meal. You can easily piggyback with Duckfat and Eventide as they're across the street from each other. Eventide then a shake and order of fries from Duckfat for the road. You won't regret it. Actually, you probably would.

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      foodquest Nov 22, 2012 07:48 AM

      For a nice lunch on Friday, I would recommend Pai Men Miyake or Petit Jacqueline next door (parking is on street and can be tricky, but totally worth it).

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      1. re: foodquest
        LeRique Nov 22, 2012 11:21 AM

        Evenentide is an option for oysters and other interesting seafood, but remember this day will be really busy at all the hot spots i.e. Duckfat across the street!

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