Belmont

Visit this Southeast Portland street for great local flavor and some surprising history.

Located a few blocks from Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Belmont boasts its own mix of vintage and indie shops, coffee houses, bars and food carts.

Belmont Dining

A young girl adds chocolate chips and blueberries to a pancake.
Kids can make their own pancakes at Slappy Cakes.

The Belmont neighborhood may not have the flash of downtown or the Pearl, but like they say, it is what’s on the inside that counts. And inside Belmont’s many bars and restaurants, you’ll find dishes, bowls, glasses and mugs filled to the brim with care and craft.

Favorite Eateries

Here are a few of our favorite spots on this Southeast Portland street.

  • Farm Spirit

    Farm Spirit features locally sourced, plant-based modernist cuisine, served over multiple courses at a 14-seat chef’s counter. Wine and non-alcoholic beverage pairings are available, as well as gluten-free options with advance notice.

  • Nodoguro

    Nodoguro is creative and immersive Japanese food. They like to call it “Sousku.” — think Japanese formal cuisine, but without all of the rules.

  • Dick’s Kitchen

    Dick's Kitchen is focused on local, healthy, sustainable foods and beverages, and offers gluten-free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and keto choices.

  • Hoda’s Middle Eastern Cuisine

    This restaurant offers true Middle Eastern hospitality, serving recipes developed and prepared by chef Hoda Khouri herself, using only the freshest locally sourced ingredients.

  • Slappy Cakes

    Slappy Cakes is a full-service breakfast restaurant, with griddles built into each table on which you can craft your own pancakes. Everything is made from scratch and includes organic seasonal produce fresh from the restaurant’s backyard garden.

Explore Belmont

Discover the neighborhood's top food, drink and things to see and do.

Belmont Dining

Inside Belmont's many bars and restaurants, you'll find dishes, bowls, glasses and mugs filled to the brim with care and craft.

Belmont Activities

Just a few blocks north of Hawthorne, bustling Southeast Belmont Street is a hub for Portlanders and visitors alike.

Belmont Shopping

Selling everything from eco-friendly hats to vintage cowboy boots, Belmont's shops can help pull together a made-in-Portland look.

5 to try

Belmont Attractions

These five Belmont landmarks are all local favorites.

  • Movie Madness

    Devoted to rare and obscure films, this video rental store is also a museum, displaying original costumes and props from classics like The Wizard of Oz and The Sound of Music.

  • Historic Belmont Firehouse

    At the Historic Belmont Firehouse’s Belmont Learning Center, visitors can slide down a fire pole, sit in a firetruck cab and explore over a century of firefighting history.

  • Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery

    With its first burial occurring in 1846, Lone Fir is the oldest cemetery in Portland and the final resting place of many of the city’s earliest settlers. Reconnect with the past through a quiet stroll or a guided tour.

  • Avalon Theatre & Wunderland

    Two small screens show second-run movies, while the on-site video arcade offers hours of entertainment for mere nickels.

  • Horse Brass Pub

    Since 1976, this traditional English-style pub has served proper 20-ounce imperial pints (of more than 50 local, national and international beers) and traditional English and American pub grub.