7 Great Things To Eat In Portland
proud mary cafe
Beyond its coffee, this place offers well-crafted breakfast all day. Staying true to its roots, this Aussie-style cafe the meaning of breakfast to the next level. For something sweet and savory, try the Ricotta Hotcake with a side of marinated avocado. If you’re craving for something a little more carb-y, try the Potato Hash. It's topped with smoked bacon, poached free-range egg, and kale salad.
El Masry Egyptian Cuisine
Portland’s downtown has the largest famed food carts or food stalls. They are located between Southwest Alder and Washington streets, from Southwest Ninth to Southwest Tenth avenues. If you’re looking for a quick bite, try the gyro at this place for only $6!
pine state biscuits
A very casual space, creating delicious Southern biscuits. They serve an array of biscuit sandwiches like The Reggie (fried chicken, bacon and cheese, topped with gravy), BBQ Biscuit (pulled pork topped with coleslaw) or create-your-own biscuit. With the endless options, you can definitely get creative with any dish.
Located in a beautiful historic building in front of the waterfront, Lechon serves South American cuisine. This place is great during Happy Hour. Try the Shrimp Ceviche and Avocado and Smoked Trout Toast.
blue star donuts
You can’t leave Portland without trying any of the Blue Star Donuts locations. Whether you’re a fan of donuts or not, you’ll find something to your liking. If you don’t know which to choose, try the Blueberry Basil, Passion Fruit, or Chocolate Crunch.
Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House
A well-known destination for great beer with 26 taps and delicious food. Have the charcuterie board with any beer and you won’t be disappointed.
All the way from Japan, they opened their first U.S. restaurant in Portland. The food tastes just like if you were in Japan. The ingredients are locally grown and carefully plated. Their specialty is Yuzu (citrus) style ramen combined with Shio (salt) based broth. While different from their ramen counterparts in Japan, their eclectic taste balances the richness and flavors of the soup.