Ox Restaurant in Portland, Oregon, builds upon the rustic wood-firing history of Argentina as well as various cultural influences from Italy, France, and Spain to create a menu that is bold and eclectic in a dining environment that is both warm and inviting. Even the name of the restaurant is a nod to effort that is needed to maintain and replenish the soil so that the harvest can be used to produce quality food. Ox Restaurant features a seasonal menu consisting of locally sourced produce and meats that are the centerpiece to all of their quality meals. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy dining in the rustic and relaxing environment at Ox Restaurant.

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Restaurant Hours

Ox Restaurant operates 7 days a week. The days and hours of operation are as follows:

Monday - Thursday & Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm


Limited reservations are accepted by calling the restaurant directly at (503) 284-3366. At this time, reservations are only accepted for parties of six or more people.

A wait list is available for individuals that would like to dine at the Ox Restaurant during busy periods. Those interested in being placed on the waitlist for seating can do so in person daily at 4:00pm.


The menu at Ox Restaurant is quite eclectic as it combines the local cuisine of the Pacific Northwest with influences from Argentina, Italy, Spain and France. Ox Restaurant offers a dinner service that includes a full dinner menu, dessert, and various wines and drinks. Some of the menu offerings are as follows

· Dinner - Starters such as empanadas, charcuterie, various types of asado, braises and roasts, seafood preparations, and an assortment of salads and vegetable-based dishes.

· Dessert - Several types of desserts are offered such as cakes, sorbet, buckles, and tortes as well as artisan cheeses. Assortments of dessert wines, digestifs as well as cocktails complete the dessert menu.

· Wines - Wines are served by the glass or bottle and are available in white, reds, sparkling, rose, and more from various regions around the world.

· Drinks - Ox Restaurant has a specialty cocktail list made with an assortment of spirits and other ingredients.

Private Dining

Ox Restaurant offers private dining services for its patrons. Those interested in using Ox Restaurant for special occasions or events are encouraged to contact the restaurant directly at (503) 284-3366 for more details.


Patrons can stay abreast of the various events that Ox Restaurant hosts and participates in by staying connected via social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well as by visiting the restaurant's website for more information on upcoming events.

Gift Certificates

Ox Restaurant offers gift cards for sale. Customers must call Ox Restaurant directly to order gift cards at (5030 284-3366.


Ox Restaurant owners Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez-Denton have created a cookbook titled Around the Fire, which expands upon their passion for grilled food and the use of Argentinian influences in their food. This cookbook includes a number of delicious recipes, many of which are vegetarian-friendly.


Ox Restaurant, 2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97212, website, Phone: 503-284-3366

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