Sage Restaurant Concepts flagship pan-Asian modern and transformative Portland restaurant, floating atop the historic Meier and Frank building, changed the food scene entirely.
In a space whose design is as daring as its cuisine, Departure is Portland’s sky-high destination. Step beyond its iconic façade into a world of cutting-edge interiors, designed by David Ashen that seamlessly blend Portland’s pioneering past with its progressive future. With a relaxed, refined atmosphere, Departure is the ultimate location for encounters of every taste and style.
Settle into your seat at Departure’s elegant lounge or claim your spot on our panoramic deck and toast to the spirit of exploration with our menu of global cocktails – sipped high above the city center from Portland’s best downtown location.
“…culinary director Gregory Gourdet’s array of seafood-heavy and meatless dishes, from super-fresh kampachi sashimi with roof-grown strawberries to vegan salads dotted with cilantro oil, impress far beyond any skyline view.”
Departure embraces the bounty of the Pacific Northwest to deliver the fiery flavors of the Far East. Whether steamed or stir fried, smoked or sautéed, each dish leads diners to another stage along Departure’s culinary adventure. The ambitious menu captivates diners with its masterful remix of authentic coastal cuisines. From street food-styled starters to meal-sized classics, rice and noodle specialties to market-fresh sushi.