Interested in getting the lowdown the freshest new spots in Northwest? From a Jewish deli to a Mexican spot, read on for the newest spots to debut in this part of Portland.
Beetroot Market & Deli
1639 N.W. Glisan St.
Beetroot Market & Deli is a deli and breakfast and brunch spot, offering bagels and more.
Beetroot Market & Deli offers Jewish and Russian deli items, from fish platters to matzoh ball soup to schnitzel.
The restaurant also works with local farms and businesses owned by women, people of color and immigrants to source its food.
Yelp users are excited about Beetroot Market & Deli, which currently holds four stars out of eleven reviews on the site.
Yelper David F., who reviewed Beetroot Market & Deli on August 30, wrote, "I had such a wonderful lunch today at this lovely new Russian/Jewish bistro. I started with the matzoh ball soup, which was just the right amount of saltiness mixed with a bright sprinkling of fresh herbs."
Yelper Tara Y. wrote, "Delicious food, friendly staff and a bright new renovation for the space. We ordered some takeaway for a picnic — the schnitzel and pastrami sandwiches were great."
Beetroot Market & Deli is open from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. (It's closed on Saturday.)
1615 N.W. 21st Ave., Portland OR
G-Love is a New American spot.
G-Love serves up vegetable-centric entrees alongside meat side dishes. The menu features Tuscan bean stew, avocado toast and marble potatoes with creme fraiche dip, basil oil and citrus trout roe.
The staff also work shifts at Olde Moon Farm as part of their farm-to-table mission.
With a five-star rating out of reviews on Yelp, G-Love has been getting positive attention.
Yelper Cassie B., who reviewed G-Love on August 31, wrote, "My boyfriend and I stumbled on this adorable restaurant during a walk. I'm a huge veggie fan and the menu really caters to that."
Yelper Kate B. wrote, "We practically ordered everything on the menu and every single thing was unique, unbelievably tasty and beautiful."
G-Love is open from 5 p.m.–10 p.m. on Wednesday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday and Tuesday.
1668 N.W. 23rd Ave.
Xica Cantina is a venue and event space and New Mexican spot.
The Mexican cantina offers such dishes as queso fundido, shrimp ceviche and Yucatan smoked pork, which is marinated in sour orange and roasted in banana leaves.
Xica Cantina currently holds 3.5 stars out of 24 reviews on Yelp, indicating fair reviews.
Yelper Sarah W. wrote, "The service, ambiance and food were all great. Everything is served family-style."
Melany L. added, "Elegant Mexican dishes made with high quality, fresh ingredients, and carefully crafted cocktails. Nice ambiance, great hospitality, super friendly service staff! Dog friendly street side seating is available."
Xica Cantina is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (It's closed on Tuesday.)