1910 SW River Dr. PortlandOR97201

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Always worth a cruise-by just to see if it’s still in business. Honestly, the riverfront patio is one of the nicest places to drink in Portland, and the bar has an impressive view of the Willamette through giant plate glass windows. It’s just that... well... there’s no one here. The dining room side features live jazz combos (hence the name) all day Wed-Sat and a pricey menu that hasn’t caught...
by barflymag on January 01, 2015 from barflymag

Editorial Reviews

The South Waterfront's Opulent Quartet Is DUNZO:
The South Waterfront's grand fine-dining experiment Quartet has called it quits, after an admirable 14 months in business. WWeek breaks the news this afternoon, with co-owner Frank Taylor confirming the restaurant's closure is effective "as of today."

During its run, Quartet was a magnet for controversy: After making its debut in February 2013, the restaurant enjoyed several unfavorable...
by eater on March 26, 2014 from eater
Lawsuit Filed Against Quartet Claims Insolvency Imminent:
Financial backer Roy Jay filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court last week against the opulent South Waterfront restaurant Quartet, claiming that the spot is "hemorrhaging" money. The Portland Mercury takes an in-depth look at the suit, which names Quartet co-owners Frank Taylor (owner of downtown's Portland Prime) and Paul Keeler (of the Arizona-based Keeler Hospitality Group) as...
by eater on August 28, 2013 from eater
Sarasohn on Quartet's Opulence; Roughness at Redwood:
The Oregonian's David Sarasohn ventures to the much-maligned waterfront restaurant Quartet and makes an economic assessment: "Forget the GDP. We can get our economic news from the RRI (Riverside Restaurant Index). After all, at this price point, you need to approach the meal as an investment." Have you heard? The restaurant is expensive — couples lean "toward each other on their wallets" — and...
by eater on July 09, 2013 from eater
Zusman on Quartet; Takes on Via Chicago, Roosevelt:
Time to catch up on a couple week's worth of reviews, starting with the first official review of the South Waterfront's lavish Quartet. WWeek's Michael C. Zusman acknowledges the spot's bumpy early buzz and praises it for "wanting to fill the fine-dining void and help Portland realize its full gastronomic potential." And yes, compared to other online chatter, the review offers a more measured...
by eater on May 13, 2013 from eater

Information from the business

From OpenTable:

Experience the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer at the Portland waterfront’s most exciting restaurant, with the best river views in the city. Playfully classic, modern American cuisine with Southern influences, our menu has something for everyone. A vibrant bar scene featuring cocktails made from hand crafted spirits, with a wide selection of local brews and wines....
by menuism on June 17, 2013 from menuism