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.
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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), 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
The server was very pleasant, attentive ...
The server was very pleasant, attentive and took our order quickly. The onion rings were fabulous and timely. The meal went south when the main course arrived. My husband's halibut was dry and over cooked. The filet mignon had a thick ribbon of fat going right thru the middle of the steak. It was so bad they took it back and brought out a new filet. By the time it was served the rest of the table had finished their meals. The wait staff apologized profusely, but did not offer up anything to compensate for the negative experience. This is an expensive restaurant where you would expect high quality.
This was our second visit in the area an ...
This was our second visit in the area and we dined here a year ago. We had a great time so decided to go back. But was a disappointment with the service. Our sever had an attitude with our order and also charged us double on one of the meal. The halibut was not fresh. It took him to serve our food 45 min later and our wine order was 10 min later.
I came to dine alone. Unfortunately I wa ...
I came to dine alone. Unfortunately I was seated near a celebrity of some sort and had to wait some time for the waiters to break away from fawning over the other table. I asked for bread with my meal which I had to ask for again after my meal came. I had read some review that the meals were reasonably priced. Well not at my pay level. It must have been a very wealthy person. $44 for prime rib. A dab of mashed potato and no salad no vegetable. Yikes.
Every now & then a restaurant's kitchen ...
Every now & then a restaurant's kitchen 'fails'. I'm a regular patron, but twice the ordered food was mediocre, bordering on tasteless. The special soft-shell crab fit that bill last week. There are two or three outstanding fish restaurants in PDX& Ringside can't afford the inattention in the kitchen - especially at the price. Service, as always, was flawless from greeting to wait staff. I love the ambience, & I'll give the Fish House another try, but tighten up kitchen/chef quality- especially when I'm entertaining friends from out of town who know excellence!
We went early for happy hour drinks, and ...
We went early for happy hour drinks, and that was SO worth it - the staff there are top-rate, they offered options for transferring the bill over and were extremely knowledgeable about local ciders and beers. The meal itself was phenomenal, cooked to perfection and just the right portions! I got the three course meal and everything was top-notch. I will be going again!
We were only in Portland for one day and ...
We were only in Portland for one day and chose this restaurant based on reviews. We were not disappointed. The halibut appetizer was excellent, the local salmon was great, and the duck was expertly prepared. We definitely will come back next time we are in the area.
An important timing note: location is in ...
An important timing note: location is in downtown and there is no valet parking. Parking lot is located in Fox tower so allow added time to park and get to restaurant.
I think I had higher expectations, so not that there was anything bad, I just was under impressed.
Greeted well, restaurant ambience was very nice, all those who assisted us in our dining were very pleasant except our waiter was like a wet rag to us, sorry to say. And he wasn't that way to every table. He seemed to have a little more personality with another table and went in depth in explaining dishes but I think he was as impressed with us as we were with him. Too bad for that bc the food was excellent! Clams, delicious! Delicious sauce, succulent.
The shrimp Louie salad, crisp, fresh and very tasty.
Prime rib, was more lean than I'm used to so not as melt in your mouth as a more fatty piece but perfectly done to our order and very tasty. Salmon, delicious; cooked pink in the center as explained but a little too rare in the center bc it was a very thick piece. Best salmon skin preparation I have ever had, though, excellent! Dessert menu did not intrigue me and waiter didn't really seem to care if we ordered dessert or not so we didn't, paid out bill and left.
It was our anniversary and we made that note in our reservation with the restaurant, but they made no effort to greet us any differently. Not that that's expected but since it was asked if we were celebrating anything special, I would think they would make that acknowledgment or not even ask.
Our server was fantastic! I wish I recal ...
Our server was fantastic! I wish I recalled her name!! Really went the extra mile to ensure we had a great meal. Even checked several times with others about local wines we were considering to ensure they would meet our tastes. That said, we were surprised there was no sommelier. Food was mixed- some very small portions- but overall excellent. The lobster soup and entrée were standouts and the clams were quite tasty though a little sandy. They offered to replace them but I declined. They did bring us two desserts on the house. Our party of 4 left very full and happy.
We have eaten lunch here twice now and c ...
We have eaten lunch here twice now and consider it one of our favorite restaurants. We were so happy with our first visit to Ringside that we returned on our following trip to downtown Portland. The food and beverages are outstanding and the service is superior.
This was one of the best meals we have e ...
This was one of the best meals we have ever had in Portland ! (and we are long time diner-outers) The service and food were fantastic.. although we have had happy hour in the bar several times we have never eaten in the restaurant and were surprised how superb it was., We will be back! Thanks.
We chose the location because of conveni ...
We chose the location because of convenience to Concert Hall.
Curry vegetable soup was too oily with pepper oil. Server kindly provided serving without the oil, which improved it, but wouldn't order it again.
Entrees were FABULOUS! I had scallops with carrot puree, she had surf and turf (beef great but shrimp a little overdone) Beautiful presentation.
Pot o creme was nice but dark chocolate vs milk chocolate could improve it!
GREAT Moscow mules :)
Thanks - we will come again.
Service and ambiance were great, lovely ...
Service and ambiance were great, lovely view out the window. Food was not as tasty as I would expect for the price. Salad was a little dry and steak for the price didn't cut it for me and I would not order it again. Shrimp was quite tasty, and I would order this again. Frankly the best part of the meal was the onion rings. I would eat here again as it is rated so high, maybe they were having an off night in the kitchen.
We truly enjoyed our dinner. Nick was a ...
We truly enjoyed our dinner. Nick was an excellent server, knew Oregon wines and made very helpful comments about our travel to the Dundee Hills wine area. The food was fresh and well-prepared, including the rhubarb crumble for dessert. We were not rushed and felt we were treated as returning, long-time guests. Well done!
Food, as always, was great and nicely pr ...
Food, as always, was great and nicely presented. Only issue was the service from the waitress, the rest of the staff were very nice and professional. The waitress was very rude and condescending - I really didn't need her to point out which fork is my salad fork or to snap at my husband when he talked with her about waiting for our guest to show up before ordering drinks (they arrived within 5 minuets of us sitting down).
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