Food

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

DURING COVID-19

Where to Get Take-Out

Here's how to support the Portland restaurants, breweries, coffee roasters that need help now.

Order in With #pdxtogo

Use these lists to find businesses offering delivery, take-out, online orders and gift cards.

Support Black-Owned Restaurants

This updated article has links to fresh lists of Black-owned restaurants offering take-out during the pandemic.

#TelePortland Food & Drink Videos

Get to know the people behind some of Portland's favorite restaurants and brands with our video series.

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.

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.

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.

Food Carts

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

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.

Food Carts at PDX

Hungry travelers can now enjoy Portland’s famous street food at local food carts stationed at the Portland International Airport (PDX).

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.

Beer

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

Wine

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.

Editor's Pick
Portland Saturday Market
Ongoing

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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Makers
Shopping
Canceled
Elephant Garlic Festival
Aug. 7–9, 2020

Elephant Garlic Festival

Jessie Mays Community Park Free

EVENT CANCELED. Please visit the event website for current information. The 23rd Annual Elephant Garlic Festival is a three-day festival celebrating, you guessed it, elephant garlic! The family-friendly event includes a parade, 10K run, live music, kids play area, crafts vendors and more. Fun stinks!

Canceled
Festival
Food & Drink
For Kids
Postponed
PDX Tequila & Taco Festival
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020

PDX Tequila & Taco Festival

Portland Expo Center Ticket Prices Vary

EVENT POSTPONED. Please visit the event website for current information. Come through Portland. Join us as we welcome the 4th annual PDX Tequila, Mezcal & Tacos Festival. This year we’re bringing together our region’s legit taco makers to compete for fan favorite for Best Taco in PDX. Pair your tacos with a diverse selection of…

Postponed
Food & Drink
Postponed
Portland Flea + Food
Ongoing

Portland Flea + Food

Portland Flea Free

EVENT POSTPONED. Please visit the event website for current information. The Portland Flea + Food is a monthly market held on the last Sunday of the month in Portland, Oregon. Every market features 80+ local artists, makers, and curators of the best vintage, handmade and locally-sourced goods in town.

Postponed
Food & Drink
Shopping
Editor's Pick
Negroni Week
Sept. 14–20, 2020

Negroni Week

Citywide

Each June, do good while sipping delicious drinks during Portland’s Negroni Week, when proceeds benefit dozens of charities.

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Craft Spirits
Events
Canceled
Feast Portland
Sept. 17–20, 2020

Feast Portland

Multiple venues Prices vary

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

Canceled
Festivals
Food
Summer
Editor's Pick
Portland Greek Festival
Oct. 2–4, 2020

Portland Greek Festival

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral Free

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience features Greek food, music, dance and shopping! The Agora – the Greek marketplace features imported merchandise, clothing, jewelry, icons, flokati rugs and cookbooks. Among the fabulous food, exclusive cooking demonstrations, and…

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Cultural Communities
Festival
Food & Drink
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The Wedge
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020

The Wedge

Alder Block $20 advance/$25 at the door

The Wedge is a Farmers Market-style festival celebrating cheese and everything that goes with it. Sample and purchase local, artisan cheese, specialty foods, beer, wine, and cider. This is a family-friendly event that’s open to all cheese lovers.

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Festival
Food & Drink
For Kids
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Portland Night Market
Ongoing

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.

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Food & Drink
Shopping
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VegFest
Oct. 24–25, 2020

VegFest

Oregon Convention Center $7-$12

This annual 2-day festival celebrates all things related to plant-based living, with free food samples, health and nutrition speakers, chef demonstrations and more.

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Conventions
Food & Drink
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I Love Gamay
Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

I Love Gamay

Various Locations Varies

Join us for the 4th annual Gamay Tasting Salon at The Nightwood, featuring over 25 wineries each pouring their latest Gamay wines! As always, we’ll be featuring the trail-blazing Oregon winemakers who have largely led the domestic growth of Gamay Noir’s popularity, but this year we’re super sizing the Tasting Salon—we will be showcasing Gamays…

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Festival
Food & Drink
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Cider Rite of Spring
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020

Cider Rite of Spring

Leftbank Annex Tickets Available Feb. 17, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED. “With the news from Governor Kate Brown that all large gatherings are banned for the next month, the Northwest Cider Association has made the difficult decision to postpone Cider Rite of Spring due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The new date will be November 7th, still at the Leftbank Annex (perhaps…

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Beer
Food & Drink
Canceled
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….

Canceled
Cultural Communities
Festival
Food & Drink
For Kids