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About The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar
**WE DO NOT RESERVE ALL OF OUR TABLES TO ALLOW FOR WALK-IN CUSTOMERS. PLEASE CALL THE RESTAURANT TO FIND OUT OUR AVAILABILITY.**
At The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar, American craft cooking is truly at its prime. The cozy, soulful restaurant is nestled in southeast Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood. The seasonally focused menu represents the best local offerings from surrounding markets ranging from ranch-direct meats to produce freshly picked from neighboring farms. Adam and Jackie Sappington have blended their talents as Chef and Pastry Chef to create this family-driven and community focused eatery.
Portland, OR 97215-2341
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Daily: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
There is off-street parking in the back of the building as well as street parking surrounding the restaurant.
Trimet Busline #15
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Calico Room provides intimate private dining for all occasions with décor featuring cream colors and dark wood, with full audio/visual equipment, in a 1,200 square foot space.
The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar Ratings and Reviews
Very cute place. Staff is friendly, and the food/price was good considering other places we've been to. The pulled pork/grits was spicy which we didn't have warning on that. Bloody Mary looked good ($9), asked for a short (most places discount price because its much smaller), they don't, so that resulted in us not ordering it. All in all I would recommend trying this place for sure.
Conversation was almost impossible due to noise level. Lunch menu was extremely limited - had to choose from breakfast menu. However, Eggs Benedict was very good. Service was good but will not go back because lunch was with group of friends celebrating a birthday and we could not have a conversation across the table.
It's been over 5 years since we were last at The Country Cat and the quality of this restaurant stands up to the test of time. Everything our group ordered was exceptional and I liked that there were some good options for kids. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who doesn't mind a fairly loud setting.
I chose this restaurant for my out of town guests, as it had been featured on a popular eatery show. We arrived on time for our reservation, but because some of our group were held up in Portland traffic, we were not allowed to be seated. I had never heard of this practice before.
Noise level was too high for visiting, but I was afraid to ask for the music to be turned down.
Food was good, but not great, I would not go out of my way to go here again. That said, we did have a good time.
Our family has loved Country Cat for years. Food is excellent. We wanted to celebrate my parent's 39th wedding anniversary there. It was to be a return celebration as we had been there to celebrate 6 years ago. The service was on the slow side, but to be fair it was busy. However, I made note that this was for my parent's anniversary and nothing special was done to highlight that as there was before. Tad disappointing. The other thing that wasn't exactly stellar, was sitting 5 people at a 4 person booth. It's not a great experience for the person sitting in the chair and being ran into by passers - by. You just feel like you're in the way. Other than that, it was a pleasant evening, but left us wanting.
A MUST-VISIT SORT OF PLACE!
Saw Country Cat on DDD and knew we had to eat there. Every single course of every single meal for all 9 people in our party was delicious, well prepared, unique, and did I mention delicious?
There is no kids' menu listed online so I was concerned about how to feed the 10 and under crowd from the menu listed but was pleasantly surprised to have been offered the kids menu at the door. One item of note: it's not your typical kids' menu with chicken nuggets, grilled cheese, etc. but the options worked well for the littles in our group.
The Whole Hog was incredible; the fried chicken was juicy inside and crispy outside with no bones, the trout meal was light and delicious; the collard greens were a hit - even with the pickiest eater in the crowd, a miracle in itself.
We had drinks before dinner and all were fabulous. I highly recommend this place and we will certainly be back!
Had a reservation for 11:30 on Father's Day and didn't get seated until 12. Our server was nice but short and rushed - It was really super busy and chaotic up in there so I understand. We were starving so by the time the food came it didn't matter much because it was delicious and worth the wait. My boyfriend had 2 pretty delicious black pepper vodka bloodies that were garnished with a house-made beef jerky. A nice touch, and super tasty, not too spicey. I'd go back for sure.
First time dining at the The Country Cat. Spare rib special didn't live up to the hype and some of the side dishes weren't that good, but the French toast and fried chicken were fantastic! Server was great but she was overworked with too many tables which made service slow...not her fault though! We'll be back!
As always the Country Cat lives up to it's great reputation. The music was unusually loud making conversation difficult. We had reservations but had to wait for a table to become free. Food was very good but seemed alittle salty. I normally get the fried chicken, a favorite. The mashed potatoes seemed very salty.
Birthday dinner for me with family from out Of town. I ordered the whole hog so I'd have tasty leftovers. Pulled pork was stringy and I didn't like its taste. Pork belly was tough an inedible. Tough pork belly? Shards of charred meat got stuck in my teeth. Pork chop only thing I could eat and it was just ok. There were 5 of us and the only really good meal was my brother's fried chicken.
Good comfort food (especially for re-located Southerners!). The biscuits with honey are awesome and everything had a wonder home-cooked taste. Good menu variety. The service was very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is casual and noise level low enough for conversation.
The food at the Country Cat is always great, and the Bloody Mary's outstanding. The service is always friendly and efficient too. My only complaint is the noise level. Even without music there would be plenty of conversation noise, but they insist on cranking up the music even louder. Would prefer a much calmer atmosphere.
Sat at the Chefs counter for Mothers Day. Fantastic menu along with great entertainment from the Chef and crew as they prepared our brunch selection. Lemon Ricottta Pancakes, Housemade sausage and cinnamon swirl challah bread French toast . Everything was delicious. Only disappointment was that they ran out of their fantastic pecan rolls! Menu and cuisine never disappoint!
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