A new kind of neighborhood eatery, The Original is Portland’s downtown destination for unexpected all-day dining. Far beyond conventional comfort food, The Original updates long-time favorites with a welcome dose of style and sophistication. Cultured yet casual, swank and sexy – The Original’s mod-Americana cuisine and playful ambience create a mood that is sleek, chic and effortlessly cool.
Expertly adapted from familiar favorites, The Original’s menu delivers dishes that excite the palette with instant appeal. Boldly flavored and artfully presented, The Original serves food that inspires guests with imagination and authenticity.
Come in for an easy morning breakfast, buttoned-up lunch or leisurely dinner – or show-up late night to mingle in our 2nd floor lounge, overlooking it all. Settling in before a roaring fire and order from our contemporary cocktail menu and regional wine list as the house DJ spins a smooth-tuned soundtrack that pulses throughout the entire evening. With its retro-luxe interiors – furnished with contemporary flair – The Original is a relaxed-yet-refined retreat in the heart of Portland’s urban action.
The Original – Global Glamour, Local Vibe