In a city as renowned for food as Portland, of course there’s a wide range of food tours to help you taste what the buzz is all about. Some tours focus on specific ingredients, like chocolate; others feature venues, like food carts; and still others highlight specific Portland neighborhoods. (Thirsty? See our separate lists of beer tours and wine tours.)
Know Before You Go
All details are subject to change, so please contact tour operators for the latest information.
Portland Food Tours by Foot
Covering downtown and beyond, the food-focused routes of Forktown Food Tours explore several different neighborhoods, making seven stops along the way at food carts, restaurants and kitchens.
The Deluxe Downtown Foodie Experience and Alberta Arts District Walking Food Tour from Eat Adventures Food Tours each focus on a Portland neighborhood with plenty of great eats.
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.
The best way to savor Portland’s most iconic dishes? One bite at a time. Check out a few of the locals' favorite foods.
Rather than being overwhelmed by the hundreds of food carts in Portland, choose a day's worth of meals from these popular food carts.
Lost Plate PDX offers a morning tour focused on coffee and doughnuts as well an afternoon tour of food cart pods. Their evening food and drink tour includes Oregon wine and local craft beer and spirits.
The Portland Makers Walking Food Tour from The Big Foody explores the city’s Central Eastside, sampling made-on-site tea, coffee, charcuterie, craft spirits and more.
Third Wave Coffee Tours offers three regular tours (A Streetcar Named Delicious; Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights; Pioneering Eastside Roasters) dedicated to Portland’s lauded coffee scene. Each tour visits five or six micro-roasters and cafés with an emphasis on education and plenty of samples.
Portland Food Tours by Bike
Pedal Bike Tours’ Food Cart Tour covers 5 miles (8 km) over three hours and takes participants through scenic areas including downtown’s waterfront, Sunnyside and the Hawthorne District.
Portland Food Tours by Van
Eat Adventures Food Tours offers two guided van tours (Best of Portland Food Tour and Portland Food Carts & Neighborhoods) exploring the city’s diverse neighborhoods, with five food stops along the way. Private food tours are available through Hometown Advantage.
Portland Food Tour Operators
- Eat Adventures Food Tours
- Forktown Food Tours
- Hometown Advantage
- Lost Plate Food Tours
- Oregon Farm Loops
- Pedal Bike Tours
- Taste Portland Tours
- The Big Foody Food Tours
- Third Wave Coffee Tours
Portland City Tours
Great for first-time visitors, city tours offer a comprehensive experience highlighting the best that Portland has to offer.
Portland Walking Tours
These tours let you experience a street-level view of supremely walkable Portland.
Portland Bike Tours
Bike tours let you see Portland like a local, rolling through neighborhoods along this cycling-friendly city’s many bike paths, trails and lanes.
Portland Beer Tours
Explore “Beervana” with the help of local expert tour guides on these Portland beer tours.
Wine Tours Near Portland
Removed Portland Walking Tours due to closure. [IW 12/29/20] Let someone else do the driving while you enjoy wine tasting and vineyard views.
Columbia River Gorge Tours
Explore the waterfalls of the national scenic area just east of Portland with a guide and driver.
Mount Hood Tours from Portland
Explore Oregon’s highest peak, located 90 minutes from Portland, with these tour operators.
Portland Boat Tours
See Portland and the region from the water on boat tours that traverse the Willamette and Columbia rivers.
Portland Cannabis Tours
Take a cannabis tour to help orient you, take you to top spots and provide a safe way to consume.
Portland Outdoor Adventure Tours
Explore the great outdoors in and around Portland with these tour operators.
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