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 Portland 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.
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.
This guide to the best of Portland food gives details about the city's most iconic dishes. Savor each of these local-favorite foods one bite at a time.
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 an afternoon tour of food cart pods and patios.
Third Wave Coffee Tours offers four regular tours (A Streetcar Named Delicious; Specialty Coffee and Artisanal Donuts; NW/Pearl District’s Specialty Coffee and 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.
Food Tours Outside of Portland
Farm 2 Fork Tours offers three culinary experiences originating from the Sunset Transit Center Park & Ride in Beaverton (accessed via the MAX Blue or Red Lines). The Coastal Exploration Tour heads to the Oregon coast for fresh seafood and breathtaking views, while the Taste of Willamette Valley Tour showcases the incredible products in this region from cheese and fresh vegetables to olive oil, as well as the dedicated farmers that make them. For cheese lovers, the Dairy Experience Tour visits three local creameries and includes a meet-and-greet with the goats and cows to learn about the animals’ welfare.
Portland Food Tour Operators
- Farm 2 Fork Tours
- Forktown Food Tours
- Lost Plate Food Tours
- Oregon Farm Loops
- Portland By Mouth
- 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
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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