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The Picnic House

The Picnic House, 723 SW Salmon St., Portland

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The Picnic House
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.7 miles from Portland center (as shown on map)
The Picnic House, opened in 2012 by Portland restaurateurs Aaron and Jessica Grimmer across the street from the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, has become one of the staples of downtown Portland’s flourishing culinary scene, welcoming guests to enjoy its seasonal, picnic-inspired New American cuisine, historic space, and heartfelt hospitality. The lunch menu consists of a seasonal rotation of artisan sandwiches, inspired salads, and housemade soups, while the Executive Chef Jessica Grimmer's dinner program adds curated meat & cheese boards and bright, savory grilled offerings to the mix. The Grand Room of The Picnic House sits in the nearly century-old lobby of the original Heathman Hotel and retains the original hand-tiled floor and fluted wood columns.

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The Picnic House is #149 of 4435 things to do in Portland

4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: constantinej340, Portland, Oregon
Sun 15 Mar, 2020
l Perfect lunch spot and great area for a casual business meeting! Definitely seems like a popular area for lunch downtown. I went here for a business meeting. We had placed a reservation because of...

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: bill s, San Francisco, California
Sat 11 Jan, 2020
l Cool-off glasses with dry-ice and create a dramatic presentation. Why? Drinks are overpriced and the female bartender doesn't smile or makes any conversation. Service could be improved. Just an...

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1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: NWreviews, Portland, Oregon
Wed 18 Dec, 2019
l With a basic tip left for our waiter (he was so distressed .. he basically had a panic attack in front of us): $30 for a small bowl of flavorless tomato soup + a hint of cheese in a, yet another...

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The Picnic House 723 SW Salmon St., Portland