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We’re Portland’s Favorite Place to Eat Before A Show

The first thing you’ll notice when you walk into our restaurant is the welcoming atmosphere. We want every guest to feel at home and we hope that by creating a place where people can relax, they will be more likely to dine with us. Our menu is full of delicious items made with  locally grown produce, and just about any type of dish your heart desires!

Serving Hearty Lunches and Dinners


A Local Portland Restaurant – Serving Hearty Lunches and Dinners

Our menu includes both savory dishes as well as sweet treats. There is something for everyone from our signature soups to delectable sandwiches.

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Located Down The Street From Keller Auditorium & Other Theaters

We are located on the corner of SW 3rd Avenue and SW Columbia Street. We have a great location just one block from Keller Auditorium and a few blocks from Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Newmark Theatre, Portland Center Stage at The Armory, as well as many other theaters that present Broadway shows and touring productions!

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We Offer Locally Crafted Beer And Wine

We serve local beer and wine pairings with our meals. Stop by to diner with us for lunch or dinner to view our seasonal offerings and see what fresh drink choices we have available.

Fresh, hearty, and healthy meals – that’s who we are and what we offer to Portland. We pride ourselves on offering food that comforts your soul just as it comforted the souls of our ancestors.They were pioneers. They were miners & loggers. They were lumberjacks & farmers. They were of hearty stock. They worked hard and played hard. They built a city from the wilderness and when they ate, they wanted food that satisfied them. This is what Portland Kettle now brings back to the City of Portland. Experience the food that built Portland – dine with us today.

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Why You Should Enjoy Portland Kettle’s Locally Crafted Beer and Wine

Ever asked yourself what makes the taste of wine and beer different from others that you’ve experienced? It all begins in the creation process, where the foundation is laid for excellent brewing and vinification. Portland local restaurants offer the wonder of handcrafted brews and wines with our local beer made with all-natural ingredients.

Here are reasons you should come experience the wines and beers at Portland Kettle:

We Make Our Beer and Wine Different

Portland Kettle ensures that the beers and wines served to our customers are of the highest quality, and we achieve this through handcrafting our beverages. Crafting ensures that we use fewer preservatives and fillers, preserving the natural taste of the beer and wine that we make. This also ensures we have different taste profiles and vast diversity of beer styles.

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We Sell Our Wine in Large Scale

Our business focuses on making wine and beer not only for our customers but also for other companies. Therefore, we ensure our beverage is the best in the market. We can produce large-scale beverages and provide our customers with hands-on training with winemaking equipment and beer brewing machines. 

Portland Kettle will help reduce your start-up business cost and expansion risks for entrepreneurs who want to venture into this business.

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There is Local Crafted Beer for Our Customers

For customers who desire a diversity of beer styles, Portland local beer offers more. Our local beer is handcrafted to ensure that the beer is mixed with natural ingredients to ensure that our customers drink beer with a healthy mindset. 

Moreover, some studies have shown there are health benefits of drinking craft beer, including that it helps in digestion and decreases the risk of diabetes, among other benefits.

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We Have a Variety of Yummy Options

Our menu comes with a variety of tasty options to choose from. We have daily specials, signature soups, sandwiches, salads, drinks, and desserts, among other options for our customers. The variety gives every customer what they desire or choose to take at our restaurant.

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Portland Kettle offers a variety of options for our customers. Our beer and wine ensure that you enjoy every sip you take, and our food has a variety, which is all yummy.

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What Makes All Our Soups, Salads, & Sandwiches Different

Stop By Portland Kettle Today!

At Portland Kettle, we pride ourselves on making some of the best food in town! Our soups, salads, and sandwiches are all available in our restaurant, or you can order online to have our amazing dishes delivered right to your door with Grubhub or DoorDash. Learn more about our signature foods here and get your own when you visit us!


Our signature soups are cooked in a kettle, served in a bowl. We offer several different soups daily, including:

  • Our take on a hearty chicken noodle
  • Vegetable soup, chock full of nutrients
  • Lemon chicken with rice, packed with flavor
  • Delicious, chunky split pea with ham
  • And more!

We also have a daily menu that features rotating local favorite soups!

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If you prefer to dine on the healthy side, that doesn’t mean you will get a bland, boring salad from us! We prepare our salads to order, and they are served with a side of cornbread. You’ll get the option of dressings with buttermilk ranch, balsamic vinaigrette, bacon vinaigrette, bleu cheese, caesar, or ginger sesame. Our standard salad choices include:

  • Gorgonzola/Walnut
  • Asian
  • Spinach
  • Iceberg wedge
  • Caesar
  • Kettle
  • Gourmet chicken

These all come with a variety of delicious toppings, and you can even add chicken if you’d like!

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We pride ourselves on our oversized, delicious sandwiches! They are served with a half pound of meat piled on a fresh kaiser roll, as well as the option of cornbread or slaw, and a pickle. You’ll get to choose your favorite sandwich, including:

  • Oven-roasted turkey breast
  • Hot corned beef
  • Hot pastrami

These are available by themselves or as a combo with a soup or salad.

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Visit Us For Amazing Food!

Eat your fill with Portland Kettle today! Visit our shop to find your new favorite soups, salads, and sandwiches, or order online for delivery. Interested in catering? Get in touch with us to learn about the options that we have, specifically designed to bring incredible food to your teams that are back in the office!

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What Makes Portland Kettle the Unique Restaurant It Is

If you’re looking for family-run, local, homemade food, then look no further than Portland Kettle. Learn about what makes our local restaurant unique and view our menu to order today!

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At Portland Kettle, we wanted to get back to the roots of the comfort food that makes Portland as unique and diverse as it is. Our local, homemade food is prepared from family recipes as diverse as Portland is, drawing from German, Polish, Native American, French, Italian, and Russian recipes.

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When you choose Portland Kettle, you’re choosing local- and family-owned. We pride ourselves in being a family-run business, allowing us to create a personal connection with our surrounding community — our neighbors. We are committed to providing each of our customers with a delicious and unique experience — take a look at our menu to see what delicious kettle cooked options we have available!

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Local Homemade Food In-House

We believe that delicious, local homemade food takes time. If you’re looking for a savory and delicious meal, opt for food cooked in a kettle, served in a bowl. View our menu online and experience Portland Kettle for yourself!

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Close to Community

There is nothing more important to our local restaurant than family and our surrounding community. That’s why we’re committed to creating in-house meals using local ingredients from local vendors. Our downtown Portland location gives us the unique opportunity to participate in different rungs, walks, and local events. Look for our Portland Kettle team at your next neighborhood event, we love to meet new members of our community!

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Experience the food that built Portland. Experience Portland Kettle. Take a look at our menu online — and choose Portland Kettle to cater your next event!