From food carts to farmers’ markets and award-winning restaurants, Portland is a culinary haven for foodies of all stripes.


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Portland is surrounded by fertile farmland and local chefs make the most of the bounty, often letting the week’s farmers’ market hauls dictate their menus. Read on for our guide to the city’s delicious dining scene, then check out our events calendar to discover upcoming foodie events and things to do in Portland.

Food Carts

From stand-alone carts to massive pods, the city's food carts are deliciously fun to explore.

Food Cart Finder

Search 200+ Portland food carts by cuisine, trademark dishes and dietary needs.

Popular Food Carts

Rather than being overwhelmed by the hundreds of food carts in Portland, choose a day's worth of meals from these popular food carts.

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.

Portland’s Favorite Dishes

The best way to savor Portland’s most iconic dishes? One bite at a time. Check out a few of the locals' favorite foods.

Global Cuisine

Dig into foods from around the world at these local eateries.

Restaurants in Portland

Kick off your culinary quest through Portland at these delectable local eateries.

Restaurants With a View

Whether atop the city's tallest buildings or nestled next to a river, these Portland restaurants with a view offer a feast for the eyes (as well as the appetite).

Romantic Restaurants in Portland

Impress your love with reservations at one of Portland’s most romantic restaurants. The local food and wine may not last forever, but the memories will!

Great Brunch Spots in Portland That Take Reservations

These local brunch hot spots offer reservations, meaning you can enjoy your pour-over coffee and avocado toast without waiting for hours.

A Taster’s Guide to Portland

Taste the best food city in America for yourself at these can’t-miss culinary stops serving up some of Portland’s finest sips and nibbles.

Women in the Dining Scene

These female chefs bring unique foods and practices to Portland's culinary scene.

Two Women to Watch in Portland’s Southern Food Scene

Satisfy those comfort food cravings at these women-led restaurants and food carts.

The Magic of Mae is Maya Lovelace

This Southern chef puts diners under a spell with her spin on classic Appalachian cuisine.

Chef Salimatu Amabebe Showcases Nigerian Recipes and Black Artists

A Portland chef hosts scrumptious pop-up dinners, brunches and Black Feast events.

James Beard Award-Winners

With such a talked-about and delicious food scene, it comes as no surprise that Portland chefs have racked up a few James Beard Awards over the years.

Annual Food Events

The Rose City offers dozens of foodie events year-round, including these three faves.

Feast Portland Food and Drink Festival

This foodie festival, held every September, has cemented Portland’s reputation as a culinary capital of the world.

Portland Dining Month

Every March, more than 100 Portland restaurants serve up three courses for just $33 nightly. There's no better time to visit this top culinary destination.

Support Black-Owned Restaurants in Portland

Portland's African-American-owned restaurants are featured during August's Support Black-Owned Restaurant Week, but they shine all year long.

Sweet Treats

Dig into these desserts, baked delicacies and frozen treats around the city.

Dining Destinations

Head to these culinary hubs to sample from multiples chefs and makers at once.

Portland Mercado

With a neighborhood grocery, meat market, coffee shop, food cart pod and more, the Mercado is one of the city’s most delicious destinations.

Pine Street Market

A modern food hall in Portland's Old Town features both local favorites and new ventures from international chefs, creating a kind of permanent food festival.

Portland Saturday Market

Open every Saturday and Sunday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.

Portland’s Foodie Chains

Portland infuses independent spirit into everything, even its restaurant chains. Discover locally-owned businesses similar to your favorite national brands.

Farm-to-Fork Dining

Gather your own ingredients or experience farm-to-table fine dining at these nearby spots.

Farm-To-Fork Dining in Portland

Close proximity to farms mean hyper-local offerings are nearly as common at Portland food carts as they are at fine restaurants.

Farm Dinners Around Portland

Eat local by visiting Portland-area farms that bring the dinner table to the fields!

Farm Loops Near Portland

Only 15–45 minutes from Portland, three self-guided tours let you choose your own farm-to-table adventure amid bucolic gardens, ranches and vineyards.

Vegan Guide to Portland

Almost every Portland restaurant offers plant-based options, and dozens of local businesses are entirely vegan. (There’s even a vegan mini-mall!)

Dining with Dietary Restrictions

Whether paleo, gluten-free or just plain curious, these eateries are all uniquely delicious.

Paleo Portland

Attention, hunter-gatherers: We’ve assembled a guide to Paleo Portland’s must-eat destinations for aspiring modern-day cavemen.

Gluten-Free Dining

As the demand for gluten-free dining has grown, Portland’s forward-thinking foodies have set their tables to accommodate sensitive diners.

Vegetarian Dining

Nearly every Portland menu has something for vegetarians, and many restaurants focus exclusively on vegetarian dining.

Dine by Neighborhood

One of the best ways to discover Portland's neighborhoods is by eating your way through their best eateries.

Kid-Friendly Dining

These family-friendly Portland restaurants combine healthy children’s menus, play areas and fun.

Comfort Food in Portland

When skies turn grey, locals love digging into locally-made Southern, soul and comfort food.

Comfort Food Favorites in Portland

Get your comfort food fix , whether you’re hankering for mac and cheese, fries topped with gravy or a steaming bowl of pho, these local dishes don't disappoint.

Portland’s Best Soul Food Spots

Eat your way through North or Northeast Portland to find Southern food dishes that taste like they were flown in from the Mississippi Delta.

Portland’s Best Barbecue

Where there’s smoke, there’s great barbecue. Savor brisket, ribs and even vegetarian options at Portland's best BBQ restaurants.

Portland, as Eaten on TV

Portland’s lauded food scene tastes as good as it looks on TV — so don't turn that dial, and check out these local restaurants and chefs in the limelight.

Take a Sip

Beverage options never run dry in Portland, where craft spirit extends to our drinking glasses.


Portland is home to more breweries than any other city on earth. (No wonder we call it “Beervana!”)


With wine country in its backyard, Portland overflows with wine bars and urban wineries, offering special varietals from around the world.

Craft Spirits

Powered by a collective of Southeast Portland spirit makers, Portland's craft distilling era is coming of age.

Upcoming Food Events

Portland's foodie events mean there's always something new to do (and taste) in Portland.

Holiday Ale Festival
Dec. 2–6, 2020

Holiday Ale Festival

Pioneer Courthouse Square $40–$100

The Holiday Ale Festival, set beneath the region’s largest decorated holiday tree, returns every year with more than 50 big, bold beers designed to keep revelers warm on cold winter nights.

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Portland Night Market

Portland Night Market

Central Eastside Industrial District

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland’s best makers and creators! The Portland Night Market is a bimonthly, free event and open to all ages. See the latest health…

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Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market

Tom McCall Waterfront Park Free

Open every Saturday and Sunday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.

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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Saturday, June 12, 2021

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Oaks Amusement Park & Roller Skating Rink Varies – children 11 and under enter free

Enjoy Nordic music, dancing, games, food, vendors, a beer garden, a kids’ area and more at Portland’s annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Enjoy delicious Nordic cuisine, try traditional beverages and scrumptious sweets. Spend the day with us and make your own colorful flower crown and other crafts. Play “Viking Chess”, Nordic Jenga and other fun games….

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