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.

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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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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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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