The Best Things to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

The Best Things to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

Are you wondering where to find the best things to eat and drink in Portland, Oregon?

I have had the privilege of living in Portland, Oregon a city jammed packed with good food for about a decade. After eating at who knows how many Portland restaurants, I decided to put together a list of the best things I have had to eat or drink in Portland. I plan to continuously update this! Here they are in no particular order.

The best things to eat or drink in Portland, Oregon

Stracciatella #cheeseSE Wine Collective – The Stracciatella Cheese made in house at SE Wine Collective served with figs, crispy prosciutto, and pickled melon. 2425 SE 35th Pl, Portland, OR 97214

AndinaAndina – Rabbit at Andina or anything at Andina. Their food is fantastic. Located in the Pearl District at  1314 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209.

Three Degrees Waterfront GrillThree Degrees Waterfront Grill – The “Almost Heaven” cocktail at Three Degrees Waterfront Grill. It is not on the menu, you will have to request it. Located at 1510 SW HARBOR WAY PORTLAND, OR 97201

Beast

Beast – Salmon at Beast or any meat dish. 5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

Fireside PortlandFireside – Biscuits and gravy at Fireside on NW 23rd street at 801 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210. They have a bit of kick.

ox portlandOx – The Heirloom Hominy, Braised Pork Belly, Chiles, Cilantro, Olive Oil-Fried Duck Egg at Ox. Located near the Nike Outlet store 2225 NE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD., PORTLAND, OREGON 97212.

Altabira City Tavern– They offer a seasonal dessert that is outstanding, the Strawberry Almond Upside Down Cake with Toasted Coconut Ice Cream. This is located near the Llyod Center at 1021 NE Grand Ave. Suite 600, Portland, OR 97232.

 Ringside– Ringside’s onion rings which they are famous for. These are pretty much guaranteed to be the best onion rings you’ve ever had. 2165 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97210

    Top Golf – Injectable donut holes at Top Golf. You don’t really think about going to Top Golf for the food, but this dessert is amazing. 5505 NE Huffman St, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Vivace – All the crepes at Vivace Coffee House and Creperie are fab, especially the banana Nutella ones. They offer sweet or savory crepes. Located on popular NW 23rd: 1400 NW 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97210.

Tamale Boy – Tacos or tamales at Tamale Boy. They are located in North Portland at 668 N Russell St, Portland, OR 97227. They also have a location in the Portland airport. If you are at the airport this is where you should eat!

Boxer Ramen – The ramen, of course! They have several locations, including over in the Alberta district and in downtown Portland. 

Alto Bajo – The salsa is in my opinion the best in Portland. It’s horribly overpriced, but so good. The chocolate flan is do die for too. Located in downtown Portland at 310 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204.

PDX Sliders – The loaded french fries and pretty much any of their sliders. Everything they make is great. They have two locations our favorite is the one on the east side at 3101 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202.

Can Font – Can Font is a new-ish tapas restaurant in the Pearl District. Their Saltejat de Bolets amb Pop i Llangostins aka Seasonal Mushrooms, Octopus and Langostinos is fabulous. 1015 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR 97209

Nel Centro PortlandNel Centro – They have several standout dishes including the Spinach Gnocchi with Radicchio & Gorgonzola Dolce. Located in downtown Portland at 1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201.

Raven and Rose –  This is another place that has great food overall, but it was the steak that was the standout! Located downtown at 1331 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201.

Life of Pie Pizza

Life of Pie – This pizza join has the best margarita pizza in town. During lunch it costs just $5. They are located in North Portland at 3632 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227.

Gravy - a breakfast restaurant in Portland

Gravy – Gravy is a killer breakfast restaurant in North Portland on Mississippi Avenue. Their oatmeal is over the top and their chili verde the best in town. 3957 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Proud Mary Cafe

Proud Mary Cafe – A bit of Australia right here in Portland over in the Alberta district is the Proud Mary Cafe. This is their hot cake. it’s yummy and photogenic. 2012 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

Verdigris

Verdigris – Verdigris is a tiny little French restaurant in NE Portland with an outstanding ribeye burger that you can customize! 1315 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97212

Jackrabbit Restaurant at the Duniway

Jackrabbit Restaurant at the Duniway

Jackrabbit – Inside the Duniway is Jackrabbit restaurant has a 28 day aged 4 pound pin bone steak that will blow your mind. It is served with seasonal vegetables and bone marrow.

Brick Tavern – The Brix Chips are outstanding!

What’s the best thing you have had to eat or drink in Portland?

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By | 2018-06-08T18:44:48+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Portland|1 Comment

About the Author:

Meagan is the author and host of Mommy Travels, a family travel and lifestyle blog. She has been traveling the world with her three kids for over a decade and loves sharing her adventures and tips with others.

One Comment

  1. Brianna April 9, 2018 at 1:39 am - Reply

    My mouth is watering, and my hands a creeping towards booking something!

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