Survey 2011: Best Steak

Laurelhurst Market. Photo by Ron Diggity

Laurelhurst Market. Photo by Ron Diggity

The reader survey results for “Best Steak in Portland” doesn’t have any big surprises except for Ringside’s second place performance. It shows what giving more attention and a new face to a restaurant can do:

Out of 818 votes cast:

1. Laurelhurst Market -21% of the vote. 3155 East Burnside St.,Portland, OR 97232   Map   (503) 206-30992. Ringside – 9%. My review

  • 2165 West Burnside Street, Portland OR 97210  Map  (503) 223-1513
  •  14021 Ne Glisan st., Portland OR. 97230  Map  (503) 225-0750

3. El Gaucho -6%.319 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205 (503) 227-8794  Map   My review

You can see my steakhouse roundup here.

You can see all of the “Best of Portland” results here.


Your thoughts are welcome

  1. Bubbles says

    Laurelhurst, really? I tried them three times but they could never get the temperature right, twice with steaks and once with a pork chop.

  2. says

    I’ve tried 6 different Laurelhurst meat dishes and they got the temp right every time, so at least they are batting .667 when you factor in both of our anecdotal evidence.

    • The Wizard Tim says

      I find that one man’s medium is often times another man’s medium rare. It’s all kinda subjective.

  3. pshap says

    How can it be any other restaurant other than the Ringside? Best onion rings and steaks in town. Cooked perfectly EVERY TIME! Their wedge salad “yes, give me the ol’ wedgie”, hamburger, and special in-house salad dressing can’t be beat. Service is professionally trained and all the waiters have many, many years of experience. They are THE BEST in town!

  4. themick says

    Have you tried any other restaurants since 1976? There’s a new place called pf chang’s that doesn’t necessarily have steak but has simply the best chinese food outside of china.

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