Zagat has selected Cabezon as the top rated restaurants for food in Portland based on their most recent survey. This list includes the 5 Portland restaurants rated best for food as listed in their Portland guide. (Read the Zagat Review here)
|36 Hours in Portland, Ore.
August 25, 2011 | Freda Moon | New York Times
Tucked into a small storefront in a neighborhood of tidy lawns and German beer gardens, Cabezon (5200 Northeast Sacramento Street; 503-284-6617; cabezonrestaurant.com) has the unaffected feel of a small-town restaurant. A fish market by day, seafood bistro by night, the place has an easy sophistication; the only distraction from the food — a seasonal menu of fresh-off-the-boat dishes like Totten Inlet mussels with Borlotti beans, chorizo, fries and unctuous rouille ($13.50) and thin-brothed cioppino with Dungeness crab ($20.50) — are colorful glass sculptures with flowing tentacles that hang above the bar like psychedelic jellyfish. (Read the Full Article)
|Portland & Oregon Dining
Meagan Shamy | USA Today – 10 Best Lists
Named after a predatory coastal fish, Cabezon preys on appetites with an innovative menu of seasonal seafood sensations. A fish market by day, this well-loved neighborhood bistro features a cozy bar area and rustically elegant dining room. Lovely local wines enhance appetizers like plump basil-wrapped shrimp and such superb entrees as pan-roasted sole with tarragon gremolata and crave-worthy cioppino. The desserts, particularly the chocolate pot de creme and lavender honey creme brulee, are equally divine. (503-284-6617)(Read the Full Article)