Located in a garden level walk down in the Pine Street Studios building, Biwa is a simple, high-quality Japanese restaurant, emphasizing everyday Japanese cuisine. Ramen and udon noodles are made in-house, and there's also a large selection of skewered vegetables and meats (including unusual cuts like pork belly and pork cheek). Much of the menu is available vegan or vegetarian.
Crispy crust, hand-crafted artisan pizza topped with fresh ingredients. Considered one of the best pizzas in Portland, and it better be: the wait for a table can be a test in patience so have a snack before you go. No take-out, no delivery.
A neighborhood fixture since 1980, this Half-bar/half-restaurant serves big portions and generous margaritas. Who could ask for more? One of very few places in Northwest Portland where you can stuff yourself and get buzzed for less than ten bucks.
A tiny, popular Cajun joint with amazing cocktails and tempting bar food as well as all of your N'walins faves like catfish, gumbo, and the like. The Sunday Jazz brunch (or "Morning Party," as they like to call it) features live music, yummy breakfast booze, fresh beignets, and other tempting treats! For diners on a budget, Acadia offers "Mardi Gras Mondays," with a variety of entrées for only $9.95, as well as a three-course menu for $25 Tues-Thurs, and before 6 pm & after 9 pm on Fri-Sat. Plus, they have a new small plate menu with offerings for $5 and up.