About RingSide Fish House - Fox Tower
Portland, OR 97205
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.
Seafood, Northwest, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Saturday: 3:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
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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, Farm to Table, 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 enjoy going to the Fish House. It is ...
We enjoy going to the Fish House. It is always good, from the onion rings, through the main course and to dessert. They were having a $35.00 special Surf 'n Turf. so we ordered it. The food was, as usual, prepared right and presented nicely. This is a go to place for us, and we are extremely rarely disappointed. In fact, I cannot remember the last time we were.
The quality of the food was superior! A ...
The quality of the food was superior! And our server was professional and accommodating. We were comfortable in a banquette, and the atmosphere was calm and conducive to conversation. But the food really is the reason we will return for special occasions. Ringside Fish House is now one of our favorite restaurants in Portland. Thank you for your high standards!
I took an out of state friend to Ringsid ...
I took an out of state friend to Ringside Fish House before the symphony. The food was wonderful and the waiters were delightful. Their signature lobster soup was divine--next time I will order a bowl rather than a cup and just have a side of their delicious roasted Brussels sprouts.
Very noisy, over priced for amount of fo ...
Very noisy, over priced for amount of food. Ordered scallops for dinner, received 4 scallops with 4 small half inch potatoes in cream sauce for $40 and nothing else. Had to ask for bread, when arrived it was cold and hard, had to tear it off, then tried to knall it through. steamer clams with green sauce that was salty and gritty. Food was beautifully presented but not much to eat. Water never refilled till bills arrived then she came by and said "didn't mean to leave you parched. " bill came to $100 for 2 people and left hungry.
We had a wonderful dinner here before th ...
We had a wonderful dinner here before the Symphony on New Year's Eve. Professional server Levy and the team took great care with speed and attention, and every dish was delicious and well presented. The onion rings and clams were fantastic, and we selected each of the pre-theater options. We will certainly return! Thank you!
First off the food was excellent! We we ...
First off the food was excellent!
We were however VERY disappointed in the seating. We were seated in a booth 4 feet from where they had a party of 7 waiting for a table. This is poor planning on the part of the seating arrangement, an although we asked the host if they had anyplace else for people to wait and they said no. This booth puts diners literally in the main throuhfare, and impossible to have a decent conversation.
We will be most careful when seated in the future, they did not even offer to move us.
It may well keep us cautious about returning.
We like to eat here when downtown becaus ...
We like to eat here when downtown because the food is good, and you can people watch if you have a window table. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor so you look down on the plaza/fountain area on 9th. It is fairly quiet so is a good place for conversation. The service staff are attentive, and the food is good. I am a fish & chips person, and the Ringside Fish House has the best that I have found.
Worst ever!!!! We waited 1 hour for a sa ...
We waited 1 hour for a salad and then they told us they were backed up in the kitchen and offered us a mango sorbet to cleanse our pallet - what? We didn't eat anything! Then we spoke to management and they apologized but our food was still 20 minutes later and over salted and too much cheese on everything - way way overpriced! Don't go !
So disappointing for Christmas Eve dinner. Management did take money off our bill but after 1:30 who cares!
What a wonderful dinner and the service ...
What a wonderful dinner and the service off the charts. We enjoyed the 3 course dinner, each prepared amazingly. Our waiter Nick was beyond excellent. We will be back and hopefully have a chance to have Nick to assist us with a GREAT dinner.
This restaurant is a 10!!
Our son turned 16 and we wanted to take ...
Our son turned 16 and we wanted to take he and some of his friends to a special place for dinner. He was so over burgers and pizza, I truly wanted to go celebrate in style. When I asked him what kind of a restaurant you would like to go to for dinner he said some place with amazing food, Great service, A cool atmosphere, - a place I can come hang out with my friends. I researched for about a week and discovered Ringside Fish House. And you know the crazy part about it is we been in the Portland area for over 20 years and this is the first time we've ever come here. What the heck is wrong with us!? This place is owned by the Peterson family, third-generation owners of Ringside Steakhouse, which has been around many many years. So we all dressed up, and arrived at the restaurant around 6:30pm. We were seated promptly at lovely table overlooking the city. Our server was just a delight. The team they had assisting him was great as well. There was not a thing that we were needing or wanting – they were very attentive. We began our meal with delicious cocktails and appetizers. When you go to this place you have got to try their onion rings. They are famous for their onion rings. Seriously – you haven't had an onion ring until you have one of theirs. The grilled octopus with chard citrus vinaigrette and shaved fennel was spot on. It went well with the lemon drop martini I was enjoying.
The hits of the night- The classic seafood cocktail made with giant jumbo prawns. Delicious. The surf and turf was delicious and tender. The fish house Cioppino, he said was amazing.
The misses of the night- The grilled prawns and the butter lobster was overly salty. And I'm not sure what I was thinking when I ordered Kabocha Gnocchi. It was finished with bacon and maple syrup and tasted like a mushy pancake.
We dropped over $800 plus a tip for a party of eight - The service alone was worth it. 👍👍👍
A month ago I had a really great lunch a ...
A month ago I had a really great lunch at the Ringside I thought I'd try it for dinner, but for some reason it was just OK. I had to send back my scallops back to be reheated and when they returned they were still barely warm. Maybe I'll just stick to lunch there!
Service was pretty slow - took about 50m ...
Service was pretty slow - took about 50m to get our main course meaning we had to bolt it down prior to a movie date.
Has the salt and pepper calamari to start and it was I recognizable as calamari - just fried stuff that was a bit chewy and cold.
Main course was good.
Nice ambiance but the slow service took the fun out of it
Great menu. I would give the food outsta ...
Great menu. I would give the food outstanding, but my filet mignon was overcooked (asked for medium rare and it came out medium, close to well done). The made up for it by comping me a dessert which was very good. The service was outstanding and I'd ask for Gabriel as my serve next time.
An overall lovely evening but our entree ...
An overall lovely evening but our entrees were not to the outstanding level we expected. Squash salad was crunchy, and sole entree bland and disappointing. Cioppino was delicious but with nontraditional thickened broth. Service and ambiance were outstanding!
I love coming here for lunch. Our party ...
I love coming here for lunch. Our party has special dietary needs and they are wonderful about accommodating them. The food is delicious, creatively prepared, always with wonderful sauces. The desserts are amazing. The staff is warm, welcoming and attentive without being intrusive.
After multiple near-perfect visits to th ...
After multiple near-perfect visits to the Ringside Fish House, we had a really bad night there. The following is information I shared with management in a review card with my contact information, but no one responded. We ordered two "28 day dry aged New York" steaks, one medium rare, one with "no pink." The medium rare steak was properly prepared but was utterly tasteless and dry. The "no pink" came back with a lot of pink so we sent it back. It came back with no pink the second time, but was completely dry and chewy. One of the steaks was refunded, which we appreciated (I believe they were $53 each). But the overall evening was not good and we're terribly disappointed. The only reason I'm giving this restaurant two stars overall is because the service we received was excellent (plus, I have fond memories of this place). I don't know if we'll go back, especially seeing how management did not respond to my comments.
Ringside Fish House is a great "date nig ...
Ringside Fish House is a great "date night" (movie & dinner downtown) place for dinner. The perfect booth for two just inside the dining room entrance makes for a cozy, romantic way to complete a night on the town. Fish preparation is some of the best in town and my cedar plank steelhead and my husband's surf & turf was no exception. Service has always been excellent, but this time is seemed even more special because of our server, Lucinda who was in training.
Our group of 6 came in for dinner Thursd ...
Our group of 6 came in for dinner Thursday night before Amy Schumer and we were so glad we did! Our team of servers made sure that we got our food out quickly, everyone was having a great time, and we all felt well taken care of.
Its a comfortable restaurant and great for groups before an event, movie (being the theater is right next door), or even just an impromptu get together.
Thank you and we will see you again soon!
The service was excellent and the food g ...
The service was excellent and the food good. We were seated at the window which was great, but we also were privileged to watch the homeless being fed. :-(
The food was good, but I thought a tad over priced for what we got. That's downtown PDX.
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