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About RingSide Fish House - Fox Tower
A contemporary Northwest fish house with a modern accent. Expect the finest service as experienced servers guide you through the menu. The RingSide Fish House is the sibling of the Iconic RingSide SteakHouse and is honored to be chosen as one of Tom Horan's Top Ten Fish Houses in North America. The menu sources only the freshest seafood from local fish mongers and oysterman - but still has steaks and our "Famous Onion Rings"for those who want the classic RingSide experience.
Portland, OR 97205
Seafood, Northwest, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 11:00am
Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00am
Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
A perfect stop before the Theater, whether it be on the Big Screen or on the Stage. We have live music in the lounge on Friday and Saturday nights. Many diners find the ambiance of the restaurant overlooking Director Park as entertainment in itself.
Complimentary Self-Parking is available in the Fox Tower Garage validated with the purchases of entrees. On-street parking is also available at posted rates.
Located adjacent to the Pioneer Square MAX Station.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Park Avenue Room is a private room that can accommodate up to 32 guests for meetings, parties, receptions or a sit down lunch or dinner.
RingSide Fish House - Fox Tower Ratings and Reviews
We have loved their bar and happy hour in the past and had dinner once before. This time we showed up an hour early for our reservation at 8:15pm. We were not seated until 8:30 and then it took a long time between courses such that we were there past 11. I get a dining experience but this was just comically slow. The charcutterie plate was mostly bad with small salty/ musty portions. We ordered the "taste of Portland" medallions of beef and added prawns which included soup and dessert. Soup was salty and greasy. Prawns were small and salty. The meat was well-prepared but salty. Theme: salty food. With a few drinks, over $150. Other than a drink in the bar, We won't return with the amazing dining choices in Portland. FYI, not that picky but just not good.
The service stands out here. Someone will take your coat before you sit down, water glasses and bread baskets stay filled, and concerns get addressed promptly. They take their fish seriously-- I had a wonderful selection of fresh oysters to start. My girlfriend had fresh halibut which was cooked to perfection. I had lobster tail which I found to be somewhat underdone but it was served with an incredible squash risotto. I noted on the comment card that the lobster was underdone and the manager came to see me immediately to discuss. I offered that perhaps the chef simply had a different vision for lobster than what I am used to, and the manager suggested that perhaps they need to reconsider the recipe. While I probably won't order the lobster again, I would go back in heartbeat as the food and service is done with wonderful care.
This was our first dining experience at Ringside Fish House and we will return. The food was delicious and the service impeccable, but we frequent other places where the cooking is more "creative." In all fairness, to base a review on one experience requires at least another return or two to provide a fuller basis for the critique.
Always fun and good food. The service at the Fishhouse is the best for attention and food and wine suggestions. I am partial to the view, just one story above the street where I can observe what's going on outside. In the warm months when the trees are leafy, diners can feel as though they are in a treehouse. This time we had fish and chips. The cod was fresh, never frozen, and was cooked to perfection, moist inside and crusty on the outside. Of course the onion rings must always be ordered -best in the world. A decent slaw was served on the side as well as French fries. The milk chocolate pot de creme served with dark cherries, was smooth as silk and delicious.
One of my favorite places to eat.
Was not impressed. We came for the Portland March Dining promotion and was selecting from the prix fixe menu. Salad choice was good, squid noodle entree was unimpressive. Sounded good on the menu description, but was not worth the money. Dessert was great! Hard to go wrong with chocolate pot de cream with sour cherries and Chantilly cream. Overall, too expensive for what you get. The waiter was snippy. The other wait staff was friendly and attentive. I will not be going back.
The service at Ringside restaurants is amongst the best in the city--professional and understated. The quality of the food is outstanding, and we especially enjoy the fresh oysters, cioppino, and warm cinnamon doughnuts. This restaurant overlooks a downtown park with lively activity, and is centrally located. Altogether wonderful, and a favorite.
Service, food, ambiance, it was all there! We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Ringside fish house. Natalie our server was outstanding, her knowledge of the menu was great, and her service and attendance to our table was 5 star! Already looking forward to our next visit!
This was a delightful surprise... We are from Louisiana and visiting Portland OR and not familiar with the area at all... A local recommended this restaurant along with Ringside steak house but it was further away from our hotel... and the waiter was wonderful... A definite one we would go back to when in the area again..
The Ringside Fish House offers a beautiful, open bar and restaurant. The Happy Hour is exceptional . The ambience and decor makes for a great experience and the selection of food in the restaurant was better than expected. We were celebrating a birthday, and we enjoyed our evening very much.
We made reservations (approximately 3 weeks ahead of time) for a party of 12 at 6:45 pm. We arrived shortly thereafter (maybe 10 minutes late) but had called, out of courtesy, to let them know that we were on our way and had hit some traffic. When we arrived they said that our table wasn't quite ready so they had us wait over near the bar area. Long story short we were not seated until well after 8:00 pm and this event was for our Mother's 85th birthday so being seated after 8:00 pm was very maddening considering her age. We kept wondering why they hadn't at least offered us a round of cocktails or something as the time kept getting later and later. When they were finally walking us to the table, after 8:00 pm, the hostess apologized for the lateness and said that they would offer us some appetizers on the house. We of course appreciated the gesture. After we sat down we expected that our server would let us know what they were offering. We of course expected that it might be a couple of the seafood platters (which we eventually ended up ordering and paying for at around $40 each) but the server said absolutely nothing until we informed her that the hostess had offered some appetizers on the house. The server then let us know that they were offering us an order of ONION RINGS. Our party's bill ended up at just under $900 (not counting the tip) and they offered us an order of onion rings at $11.75 for being more than an hour late, on a very special occasion!! I'm not making this stuff up. If we wanted onion rings we could have gone to Burger King for way less than $900!! We will NEVER return.
Excellent service & the food was wonderful! We celebrated Randy's 60th Birthday. The staff was very accommodating. There was a hand written card on the table. After dinner they served a special dessert with a candle. I recommend coming here for your special occasion. 👍
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