Restaurants Open New Year’s Day – Where to Recover

(added Cheese Bar)

I’ve had some folks asking if I’d do a separate post with restaurants in Portland open on New Year’s day.


Open New Year’s Day for breakfast only, from 8:00am to 11:00am.

  • Address: 0455 Southwest Hamilton Court, Portland OR 97239  Map
  • Phone: (503) 802-5800

Fuel up for a night out at the 110 year old Northwest restaurant’s New Year’s Day brunch until 3pm. On New Year’s Day, leave your sequins on and dine at Besaw’s Walk of Shame Brunch from 8am-3pm. Local favorite, the Breakfast Burger with a sunny-side up egg, 100% grass-fed local ground beef patty, white cheddar, bacon, kale, oven-roasted tomato, sausage gravy, on Texas toast, served with rosemary-garlic potatoes, is calling your name.

  • Address: 2301 NW Savier, Portland 97210 Map
  • Phone: (503)228-2619 

Boke Bowl

We will be open for our regular service on New Year’s Day from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Address: 1028 SE Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214  Map

The Cheese Bar

Will be open regular hours 11 – 11 New Year’s Day. Look for a selection of wines and beers by the glass, a wide selection of cheeses, sandwiches, salads, and some warm dishes.

6031 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR 97215  Map

The Country Cat

On New Year’s Day, the Country Cat will be serving up a made-from-scratch, farm-to-table-experience for brunch with menu favorites and a few surprise dishes. We are open our regular hours, 9am-2pm & 5pm-closing, on  New Year’s Day.

  • Address: 7937 Southeast Stark Portland OR. 97215 Map
  • Phone: (503)408-1414 or on the website

Eat: An Oyster Bar

New Year’s Day Brunch! Come out and cure the hangover and watch some football and ring in the first day of the new year with us at our traditional New Year’s Day Brunch! Get a free side Cornbread, Black Eyed Peas, and Cabbage for health wealth and good luck in 2014! (while supplies last) Show up in the clothes you’ve passed out in and get a free oyster shooter!

  • Address: 3808 N Williams Ave, Portland Oregon 97227 Map
  • Phone: call (503)281-1222


Happy Holidays from Equinox! This year we are excited to offer our Les Resolusiones New Year’s Eve dinner featuring live music from Pete Krebs and friends. If you can’t make it for dinner, join us for for an all new Les Resolusiones, New Year’s Day brunch! Space is limited, so call now to make your dinner or brunch reservation. You can view the menus here.

  • Address: 830 N Shaver St., Portland OR 97227 Map
  • Phone: (503) 640-3333

The Gilt Club

We’re open January 1st and featuring Happy Hour all night! To help get the New Year started we’re going to add our Bloody Martini to the list with the Moscow Mule and other $5 happy hour cocktails and extend the happy hour menu hours all night from 5pm till close.

  • Address: 306 NW Broadway, Portland OR 97209 Map
  • Reservations: For reservations and information call (503) 222-4458

Irving Street Kitchen

Roll outta bed and stumble in for bacon, donuts and brunch cocktails. Everyone knows that resolutions don’t start until the 2nd. We’ll be serving from 10am – 2:30pm.

  • Address: 701 Northwest 13th Avenue, Portland OR 97209  Map
  • Reservations: (503) 343-9440

Nel Centro

Happy Holidays! Usher in the New Year with one of Portland’s best brunches. A menu of sweet and savory dishes paired with a celebratory mimosa or specialty cocktail ensures a fantastic start to the New Year. Brunch will be served from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Address: 1408 Southwest 6th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 Map
  • Reservations: (503) 484-1099 or  Reserve your table today

The Original

Have a safe and happy new year, Portland! New Year’s Day will offer specials along with the regular menu.

  • Address: 300 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland Oregon 97204 Map 
  • Phone:  (503)546-2666.

Ox Restaurant

To help you plan your celebrations, Ox will be accepting reservations for parties of all sizes on New Year’s Eve. The three course menu with two options per course and special extras throughout the evening is $75.00 per person. A vegetarian option will be available as well. Ox will be open New Year’s Day!

  • Address: 2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland Oregon 97212 Map
  • Phone:  (503) 284-3366


Pazzo will be offering their annual New Year’s Day brunch starting at 8 a.m. (closed for dinner).

  • Address: 627 Southwest Washington Street, Portland OR 97205  Map
  • Reservations: (503) 228-1515 

Radio Room

Radio Room recently made a list of best bloody mary spots in Portland on Yelp! Come see what all the hub bubs about, bub. And no, that’s not glitter on the rim of your glass. We’ll be open New Year’s Day for Brunch from 9am – 3pm!

  • Address: 1101 Northeast Alberta, Portland OR 97211  Map


New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet: first seating 10 a.m., last seating 3 p.m.

  • Cost: NY Day Brunch - $43 adult brunch, $53 adult champagne brunch, $1.50 per year of age for children 12 and under
  • Address: 3839 NE Marine Drive,  Portland Oregon 97211 Map
  • Reservations: required – call (503) 288-4444 or visit

The Slide Inn

We will be serving brunch from 10:30 till 3 pm on January 1st.

  • Address: 2248 SE Ankeny, Portland Oregon 97214 Map
  • Phone:  (503) 236-4997


Suzette will be open New Years Day for brunch from 11am to 4pm.

  • Address: 3342 SE Belmont St., Portland Oregon 97214 Map
  • Phone: (503) 546-0892

Urban Farmer

This year the modern steakhouse will be serving a special holiday menu on  New Year’s Day

  • Address: 525 SW Morrison St, 8th Floor, Portland OR 97205 Map
  • Reservations: (503)222-4900

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