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Clyde Feb 23, 2014 08:30 PM

I'm celebrating a big bday in Portland and I am looking for a nice restaurant. Price not really a factor, just nothing too crazy… i'm actually looking for some ricotta gnocchi or other standout vegetarian items. Thanks for any suggestions.

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  1. JillO RE: Clyde Feb 24, 2014 08:26 AM

    Lincoln, Ava Gene's, Ox

    If you want/like seafood/fish, I'd add Roe to that list.

    Ava Gene's has some standout veggie preps on their menu, as does Ox.

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      Clyde RE: JillO Feb 24, 2014 11:51 AM

      Thanks. we just recently gave up fish... but do plan to cheat when we get to the coast. I guess anything can happen but would love to try and stick veggie until we hit up josephson's in astoria... that place is the reason i cannot give up fish entirely :)

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        Winer RE: JillO Feb 26, 2014 09:55 AM

        I would second all of the above, for Ava Gene's you will def need a reso, if you end up at Lincoln order the wood grilled octopus, it is the best I have ever had

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        cobpdx RE: Clyde Feb 25, 2014 01:33 PM

        For vegetarian, try Natural Selection

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          Clyde RE: Clyde Apr 15, 2014 10:29 AM

          i wanted to update that we had dinner at Mucca Osteria. It was AWESOME. Their sauces are incredible. I couldn't recommend this place enough. It was perfect.

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            ekc RE: Clyde Apr 16, 2014 04:51 PM

            Thanks for reporting back Clyde!

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