Tom's First Avenue Bento

1236 Sw 1st Ave
Portland, OR 97204
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Customer Reviews (8 reviews)


on Citysearch Mar 23, 2009
staff very friendly and helpful. was told tofu was made locally and just that day. great sauces. nice steamed veggies - broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, cabbage. other meats and fish look a bit pricey. but there is a... (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 04, 2008
Tom's has the best bento in Portland. He has an unbelievable selection (salmon, sirloin, grilled chicken, baked chicken) not to mention a f... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 15, 2008
For those of us that work downtown and want healthy REAL FOOD options for lunch, Tom's is the place to go. The meats are tender, good cuts (not fatty or low grade) and the bento is served plain so you can dress it up as you... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 01, 2007
I am very picky about my food. I was not sure about this joint my co-workers reccomended but thought I would give it a shot. The is by and far the best descision I ever made. The food is so wonderfully prepared it is well... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 05, 2007
For years I have been scouring the streets and alleys of downtown Portland looking for a place to get a healthy bento lunch. Unfortunately all i ever find are miserable cuts of chicken, dry vegetables, and no option... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 09, 2006
This is a great bento! They have the most friendliest service! I havn't experienced this for quite some time! The veggies are so so fresh and the price is very reasonable. Great for lunch or dinner to take home! I go... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 25, 2006
This place is great,good selection and delicious bento lunches. You know it's really good because you can see lots of people getting in line for this place at lunch hour. (more)


on Citysearch Jun 20, 2005
This place has become a regular lunch spot for me. The owner and other employees are always helpful and friendly. And the food is fast and good at a moderate price for downtown lunch. Fresh salmon, lamb and top sirloin... (more)

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