Food carts

Portland food carts offer a wide range of simple, satisfying eats and some surprisingly sophisticated fare.

Nong Poonsukwattana, owner of Nong's Khao Man GaiNong Poonsukwattana, owner of Nong's Khao Man Gai

Portland’s selection of food carts — the city has more than 600 — has drawn global acclaim (CNN declared Portland home to the world’s best street food).

Most carts are grouped in “pods” all around town, making it easy to sample several carts at a time.

  • Lunchtime lines at downtown's Alder food cart pod

    Food cart pods

    Portland’s selection of more than 600 food carts, most grouped in “pods,” has drawn raves from the likes of Bon Appétit and CNN.

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  • Nong Poonsukwattana, owner of Nong's Khao Man Gai

    Can’t-miss food carts

    Rather than being overwhelmed by Portland's hundreds of food carts, choose a day's worth of meals from these can't-miss carts.

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  • The PDX food cart pod brings local favorites to the airport's Oregon Marketplace.

    Food carts at PDX

    Hungry travelers can now start noshing on Portland’s famous street food before even leaving Portland International Airport.

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  • Tour and taste the city's best food on four wheels.

    Food cart tours

    If you're thinking you'll need a guide to explore Portland's head-spinning collection of food cart options, you're in luck.

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Did you know?

  • Unlike other cities’ food trucks, Portland’s carts tend to be stationary.

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