The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Portland
Collected by Alexander Basek, AFAR Local Expert
Portland has it all: great wines, urban-farm-to-table restaurants, cutting-edge bartenders, and a can-do, fun-focused attitude. Pull up to one of these restaurant tables and you'll find yourself challenged and delighted and definitely eager for more.
960 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
If you can’t say nyet to a convivial meal with all the trimmings, Kachka is the place to toast your fellow comrades. Surprisingly, Kachka isn’t Portland’s only Russian restaurant, but this Slavic stunner is certainly one of the...
1300 Southeast Grand Avenue (a), Portland, OR 97214, USA
One of the many excellent coffee roasters in Portland, Coava occupies an industrial-chic space in the Central Eastside that’s more than a spot to duck in for an espresso. The airy 13,000-square-foot operation includes training facilities, an...
6839 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215, USA
An unassuming little neighborhood restaurant in the shadow of Mount Tabor, Coquine offers one of the best dining experiences in the city. Chef Katy Millard cooks what tickles her fancy, usually something seasonal, vaguely Continental, definitely...
2930 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
The multiple meanings of the name—both as a title for a respected lady and an old-school moniker for a let’s-have-fun type of gal—are a window into the experience of eating at Dame. Opened by Dana Frank and Jane Smith on what is...
6424 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206, USA
From an unassuming strip mall on Portland’s far east side, Rose VL Deli dishes out two types of pho daily. The rich, complex, aromatic broth is transcendent whether it’s made for a simple bowl of bun bo Hue or a flavor-palooza like the...
1155 SW Morrison St #102, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Doughnuts are to Portland what coffee is to David Lynch, both essential fuel and calling card. While there are many pretenders to the title of the city’s best doughnuts—Voodoo Doughnuts certainly sells the most Instagrammable food...
126 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204, USA
Wish that your one-stop shopping and dining location had high-concept ice cream, ramen, and New York–style pizza? Look no further than Pine Street Market, Portland’s first modern food hall. Home to some of the city’s best-loved...
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