Late Summer 2017 Newsletter

Nel Centro Late Summer 2017 Newsletter Late summer—the words alone signal a poignant turn in the story. But there are still lovely and warm days ahead of us, making this a magnificent time to come visit. Our patio—perfect and beautiful as always—is the place to be downtown. Host your best clients for lunch, join coworkers …

Eater PDX puts us on the map again — best restaurant and bar patios

EaterPDX put us on their map of Portland’s best restaurant and bar patios. (Thanks, Eater PDX!) They love us. You will too. “This lush patio is a go-to for power lunches, a respite during a busy day shopping, or dinner and a drink before a show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (or any other …

PDX Easter puts us on the map…best downtown lunch restaurants

EaterPDX put us on their best lunch restaurant map. (Thanks, EaterPDX!) We think they pretty much nailed it: “Here, the swank dining room and professional attitude have power lunch written all over them. Choose from the many booths in the dining room, or when it’s sunny, from the tables on the tree-shaded patio. Find handmade …

Portland’s Best Summertime Patios for Outdoor Drinking

DrinkPortland loves our patio. We think you will too. Here’s what they said: “Secluded from the hubbub of downtown, the patio at Nel Centro gives an oasis feel to the urban environment. Verdant trees and umbrellas provide shaded areas, and fire-pits keep the patio warm all evening.” Stop by. The patio is open! Read the …

Storyteller-in-chief: David Machado

Oregon Business by David Machado May 4, 2017 Below is the article in its entirety from Oregon Business. You can read the article online here. People always want to know how I became a chef. Was my mother a fantastic cook? Did I spend time with her in the kitchen? Was food preparation an important …

Mother’s Day Specials — May 14

Join us for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14. Brunch  8am — 2pm Dinner 5pm — 9pm We will be serving our regular brunch menu (8am — 2pm) and our full dinner menu (5pm — 9pm) along with some extra-special items. Mother’s Day Specials Assorted Housemade Pastries brunch only Dungeness Crab Benedict brunch only Roasted …

Join us for Easter Brunch or Dinner this Sunday

Join us for Easter Brunch or Dinner this Sunday. Brunch  8am — 2pm Dinner 5pm — 9pm We will be serving our regular brunch menu (8am – 2pm) along with some extra-special items like Hot Cross Buns, Lavender Eclairs and a Porcini & Wild Ramp Strata. For Easter supper we will be offering our full …

Nel Centro recent mentions

Nel Centro recent mentions… Happy Hour mention Maxene’s Trail of Crumbs blog included Nel Centro in the best of 2016 roundup for happy hour. Check it out along with her other favorites here. happy hour menu & Power Lunch mention Portland Monthly’s food blog, Eat Beat, mentioned Nel Centro as one of Portland’s 8 Power …

Portland Dining Month 2017 — March 1-31 — Three courses $29

Portland Dining Month 2017 — March 1-31 Three Courses for $29 First Course choice of Chicories with Oregon Blue Cheese, Pine Nuts & Grapes or Warm Hazelnut Crusted Goat Cheese with Olive Tapenade & Peperonata Second course choice of Sweet Potato Ravioli with Black Truffle Butter & Hazelnuts or Rotisserie Chicken with Roasted Young Carrots, …

Paul Brainard & Brent Martens Jazz Brunch, Sunday, Feb. 26

  Join us this Sunday for a PDX Jazz Festival brunch with guitarist Brent Martens and steel guitarist and trumpet player Paul Brainard. February 26 | 10:30 am – 1:00 pm – Free Nel Centro at The Hotel Modera Multi-instrumentalist Paul Brainard is a veteran of the Alt-Country and Americana scene, playing and recording with …