Hosting an event in Downtown Portland? Let us take care of the details The Original Dinerant way.

The Original Dinerant, an unprecedented upscale diner, is the perfect destination for your next private event. Whether you are looking to host a corporate function, rehearsal dinner or intimate gathering amongst friends and family, we have the has been successful in creating memories for our guests by planning phenomenal Portland events such as reunions, birthday parties, rehearsal and graduation dinners, as well as corporate dinners or outings.  We serve up playful variations on classic comfort foods in an atmosphere that’s stylish, sophisticated, and cool.  We pay great attention to detail, exceeding the expectations of our guests by supplying them with superior food and professional service.

We have the ability to book semi-private and private events and receptions in three different areas of our restaurant.  For more information on our private event options, menus and venue space, view The Original Sales Kit or stop in for a tour of our spaces.  To book your next private event in Downtown Portland, contact our team by clicking on “Book an Event”.



Original Dinerant - Dinercade

A private event space that’s perfect for any occasion; professional or casual, seated or standing with A/V capabilities.  The Dinercade provides a cool mix of new and retro arcade video games, with a craft cocktail, beer and wine lounge. A great space for all to enjoy while you and your group are trying to beat the high score on Pac Man. Located in The Original on the mezzanine level.

CAPACITY: Seated-up to 18 guests / Standing Reception-up to 45 guests

Curvy Booth Land

Original Dinerant - Curvy Booth Land

A semi-private event space excellent for social or corporate functions. Located in the NE corner of the main dining room of The Original

CAPACITY: Seated-up to 18 guests at one table or up to 35 guests at three separate tables / Standing Reception-up to 40 guests

Oak Alley with Flavor Table

Oak Alley is a semi-private space inside The Original where your guests can mingle together while enjoying seasonal bites and unique cocktails.

CAPACITY: Seats up to 10 at Flavor Table / Standing Reception up to 20


Flavor Table is the most popular place to be in the restaurant.  A casual yet sophisticated setting perfect for cocktails and semi-private dining experiences.

CAPACITY:  Seats up to 10





The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center has valet services available.  Please inquire about current rates.

Special Occasion Cakes

Our pastry chef is able to craft a specialty cake to personalize your event.  Pricing varies depending on request.   You may also bring your own cake which will include a fee for plates and utensils or service provided to cut, plate, and serve individually.

Cash Bar

We are able to accommodate a no-host bar for your events for a bartender fee.  With this no-host option, guests will be able to pay for their own drinks individually.  No-host bar service does not go towards the agreed upon Food and Beverage Minimum.

Floral Arrangements

We are happy to recommend a florist for any occasion.  You may also provide your own.

Audio Visual Equipment

We can provide you with audio visual equipment.  Pricing is based on your needs.  Please contact our sales representative for additional services.


The Original Private Dining Sales Kit 
(download pdf document)


We are close to many locations in the PDX area:

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opens in a new windowLan Su Chinese Garden

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opens in a new windowArlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

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opens in a new windowOregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)