Food

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.

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 Week

African-American-owned restaurants are featured during Portland'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.

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 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.

Dining with Dietary Restrictions

Whether you're vegan, gluten-free or just plain curious, these eateries are both delicious and friendly to those with dietary restrictions.

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.

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.

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

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BrewLights
Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

BrewLights

Oregon Zoo $39.95

Enjoy the twinkling magical wonderland of ZooLights – without any kids! Join up for the third annual BrewLights, a ZooLights brew festival experience just for the 21-and-over crowd with dozens of local beer, cider and seltzer vendors to sample from. Enjoy local food carts, dance to live music, meet wildlife close-up and get your photo…

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Wine Country Thanksgiving
Nov. 29–Dec. 1, 2019

Wine Country Thanksgiving

Multiple wineries $0-$40, depending on winery

During Oregon’s premier tasting and cellar-stocking event, more than 150 wineries open their doors to the public, offering samples of favori

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Holiday Ale Festival
Dec. 4–8, 2019

Holiday Ale Festival

Pioneer Courthouse Square $40

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
Ongoing

Portland Night Market

Central Eastside Industrial District Free

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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Tender Table
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019

Tender Table

Louiza Free

Tender Table, a monthly event series started in Portland in 2017, gathers people together around food, stories, and community. The series features stories by women, trans, and nonbinary folks who are black, indigenous, or people of color. Tender Table creates spaces that increase the visibility of our community and provides a platform for these individuals’…

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NW Coffee Beer Invitational
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

NW Coffee Beer Invitational

Goose Hollow Inn $25 entry includes festival glass and 10 taster tickets. Tickets at the door only.

The Northwest’s two favorite brews are in the spotlight again for the seventh NW Coffee Beer Invitational. Twenty talented brewers and beverage makers were asked to create freshly made beer with locally roasted coffee. With the emphasis on flavors and an ABV requirement of 7% or less, this event promises inspired combinations. Entries will be…

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