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About The Observatory, Portland

The Observatory, Portland - Address

Address: 8115 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215, USA

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Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

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Overview of The Observatory

As you traverse the city of Portland, you'll stumble upon The Observatory. If you have enough time to explore the interiors of the city, you will pass by The Observatory.

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Getting around The Observatory, Portland

Public Transport : Tram

It is recommended to take Tram which will cost you roughly USD 3, taking around 31 minutes. The distance between the two points is 11.23 Kilometre.

Public Transport : Bus

Best transit method is Bus from E Burnside & NE 79th. The distance is 11.44 Kilometre, costing around USD 3. The duration of the trip is 33 minutes.

Taxi

Suggested transit method is Taxi. The distance between the points being 13 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 14 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 31.

Car

The most preferred mode of transport is Car. The transit will take around 14 minutes, covering a distance of 13 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 1.

Towncar

Take a Towncar. The total distance will be 13 Kilometre costing USD 18 and the duration of the trip will be 14 minutes.

Public Transport : Bus

Take a Bus from E Burnside & NE 79th. The total distance will be 12.68 Kilometre costing USD 3 and the duration of the trip will be 36 minutes.

Public Transport : Bus - Tram

Choose Bus that takes you to SW Morrison & 17th, costing you roughly USD 3, taking around 38 minutes. From SW Morrison & 17th, take a Tram to Washington Park Station and duration of trip is 8 minutes. The total distance between the two points is 13.57 Kilometre.

Taxi

Best transit method is Taxi. The distance is 15.28 Kilometre, costing around USD 35. The duration of the trip is 16 minutes.

Car

Suggested transit method is Car. The distance between the points being 15.28 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 16 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 1.

Towncar

The most preferred mode of transport is Towncar. The transit will take around 16 minutes, covering a distance of 15.28 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 20.

Public Transport : Bus

It is recommended to take Bus from E Burnside & NE 79th, which will cost you roughly USD 3, taking around 23 minutes. The distance between the two points is 8.01 Kilometre.

Taxi

Best transit method is Taxi. The distance is 9.45 Kilometre, costing around USD 23. The duration of the trip is 10 minutes.

Car

Suggested transit method is Car. The distance between the points being 9.45 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 10 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 1.

Towncar

The most preferred mode of transport is Towncar. The transit will take around 10 minutes, covering a distance of 9.45 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 14.

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  • I've reminisced about restaurants like this. Park House Eatery in San Diego came to mind while enjoying my Sesame Chili Chicken Salad. Al Fresco fare nestled in a comfy atmosphere. Not trying too hard to be what they are: fantastic. Place gets nailed with business at night. Glad it was a lunch meeting.

  • Great, really interesting food. I had a salad with shaved dahlia roots and jerk chicken for entree. Chicken wasn't overcooked - definite plus. We had the fisherman's plate with various paté and smoked fish for our starter with our salads. All the flavors were really spot-on and interesting - the sort of thing I appreciate and would come to Portland for.

  • If I could rate this 0 stars, I would. Worst restaurant experience and I didn’t even get to go inside. Our party was initially given a wait time of 30 minutes. Yet we had to wait outside on the sidewalk in the cold, with a baby, for over an hour and a half. The hostess kept telling us we were next, while seating new parties before us. I guess it’s called The Observatory because we had to stand outside and observe everyone else getting seated and eating. Or maybe because we had to observe the stars from the sidewalk. We ended up leaving (the sidewalk) after over an hour and a half and taking our business elsewhere. None of the staff cared about our experience or the fact that we waited out on the sidewalk. I have no idea what it even looks like inside. Worst customer service experience in Portland ever. If you care about getting good service, let alone a table, avoid this place.

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  • Great food, reasonably priced. Good menu, with food for carnivores and vegetarians. Great happy hour menu, too. Staff is friendly and efficient. Often crowded in the evenings (because it's so good!) I highly recommend the bread pudding for dessert! Only minor "complaints" are the noise level is pretty high when it's crowded and the parking can be hard to come by on Friday & Saturday nights, but it's worth a short walk! Great neighborhood (Montavilla) spot!

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  • Came here specifically for dessert! Wow, did not disappoint. Delicious. Not your typical bar food. I got a berry and lemon curd parfait. It was divine. I didn't even share with my friends, it was that good. The staff were great as well. Next time, I will come and get the food too, seems like a great little spot!

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