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Tapas Restaurant

Toro Bravo

140 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
About this place
Toro Bravo is a Spanish restaurant in NE Portland, Oregon created by restaurateur chef John Gorham. The menu of pinchos, tapas, charcuteria, and raciones changes daily based on seasonal variations, local farmers' produce, and the kitchen crew's inspiration, incorporating elements of modern technique and unexpected flavors into classic Spanish cuisine. The beverage program focuses on both the Pacific Northwest and Spain with wine, beer, imaginative cocktails and a large selection of sherry. The open dining room of wood and industrial accents and Sangria Red walls helps create the lively and vibrant atmosphere that has secured Toro Bravo as one of Portland’s favorite restaurants since opening in 2007. In 2013, Gorham released The Toro Bravo Cookbook brimming with irreverent stories and nearly one hundred recipes, which has since been venerated by chefs, home cooks, and national media alike.

Tips from locals

Heather & Topher
Heather & Topher
November 22, 2019
Toro Bravo is a Spanish restaurant in NE Portland, Oregon created by restaurateur chef John Gorham. The menu of pintxos, tapas, charcuteria, and raciones changes daily based on seasonal variations, local farmers' produce, and the kitchen crew's inspiration, incorporating elements of modern technique…
Valerie
Valerie
November 11, 2019
Excellent food and atmosphere. No reservations. Always a wait. Go early and get a drink at Secret Society next door while you wait!
Trisha
Trisha
October 14, 2019
This is our favorite place for date nights. Expect a LONG wait (no reservations), but it's totally worth it. Have a drink at the Secret Society while you wait to be called.
Rachel
Rachel
October 07, 2019
Long time restaurant that has great tapas and The Secret Society above is a dark and romantic bar. Be careful of the absynthe.
Dan
Dan
September 15, 2019
Delicious Spanish small plates

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Location
120 Northeast Russell Street
Portland, OR 97212
Phone+15032814464
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 5:00 PM
Serves the following meal typesDinner, Happy Hour
Reservations
No
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Wifi
No
Menus
Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
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