A good seafood restaurant isn't just the perfect place to practice close-up magic on unsuspecting patrons; it's also a great spot to meet friends and share Burton Gilliam gossip. Socialize while you appetize with today’s deal: for $15, you get $32 worth of fresh fare and drinks at Cabezon Restaurant and Fish Market in Northeast Portland.
Cabezon dishes out a constantly metamorphosing menu of locally and regionally procured fish fares that vary based on season, availability, and the position of Orion as viewed through an astrolabe. The most recent menu leapt from the starting block with chive blinis with trout caviar and crème fraiche ($4) and Hood Canal oysters with champagne mignonette ($2). Heartier bites include the basil-wrapped gulf shrimp (apricot-almond chutney and tangerines, $11), wild king salmon (beets, salsa verde, fennel, and frisee, $20), and Mediterranean mussels ($12). Desserts such as Callebaut Belgian chocolate pot de crème ($7) and lavender and honey crème brûlée ($6) are just a few of the treats that have recently humbled sweet teeth. A list of West Coast and European wines accentuates the fresh bites the same way a top hat really brings out a magician's eyes.
A wood-fired grill is responsible for converting the responsibly caught fish into respectable meals worthy of Poseidon and his posse of mermaids. Inside Cabezon, wooden booths and tables are complemented by modern wall paintings and draperies with anthropomorphic rope ties known to swipe Chef David Farrell’s nutritious morsels from diners' plates. Like oxygen and pants, reservations are required, so call ahead to net a table with your name on it.
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- We're so happy to have a great seafood place in the neighborhood! Their cioppino is absolutely amazing, and the grilled tuna is also fantastic. This place just has a great vibe - beautiful decor but very comfortable, and the waitstaff were really friendly. – FoodieSue, Urbanspoon
- This is a great restaurant! Good service, fresh ingredients prepared to perfection, and nice wines. Try the blini and cioppino. The rock cod, basil-wrapped shrimp and mussels were also delicious. Yum! – Sara Gray, Urbanspoon
- Friendly, attentive service. Fresh, high quality fish and produce prepared with flare [sic] and panache (including a beef option)…Best restaurant in the neighborhood. – Mr. Plumpy, Urbanspoon
Rose City Park
5200 NE Sacramento St.
Portland, Oregon 97213Get Directions