A book lover's paradise & the largest used and new bookstore in the world! Open 365 days a year. Occupying an entire city block, the City stocks more than a million new and used books. Be sure to ... 閱讀更多
Powell's Books is an independent bookseller serving Portland, Oregon, since 1971. We've grown to employ over 530 people across five Portland-area stores and Powells.com, and our book inventory exce... 閱讀更多
World famous Thai street food joint. There are often long lines, but they recently changed their hours to be open from lunch to late. So come off hours. At 4 pm there is usually no wait, even on... 閱讀更多
Not your typical Thai food. The famed Thai street spot that’s been drawing raves and crowds since 2005. But you can skip their line and get many of the same eats at sister Whiskey Soda Lounge, acro... 閱讀更多
Since its 1915 opening, this historic elementary school has been a beloved fixture of its Northeast Portland neighborhood. McMenamins renovated the once-abandoned scholastic gem and turned it into ... 閱讀更多
The Kennedy School is an old elementary school that was renovated by the McMenamin's group into a hotel, restaurant, movie theater, bar, and event space. It is always bustling with people coming to... 閱讀更多
This famous ice cream parlor specializes in flavors you never would have thought of, like pear and blue cheese or balsamic vinegar ice cream. The line's out the door all summer long for a reason.
Arguably the best ice cream in Portland! Be prepared to sample all the flavors you are interested in. With monthly rotating flavors, you're sure to find something perfect for you! Skip the line if ... 閱讀更多
This is the closest you'll get to an authentic Japanese Garden outside of Japan. Includes five garden areas - Flat Garden, Strolling Pond Garden, Tea Garden, Natural Garden, and the Sand and Stone ... 閱讀更多
Just up the hill from the Rose Garden, Portland’s 5.5-acre Japanese Garden is composed of five distinct garden styles. Influenced by Shinto, Buddhist, and Taoist philosophies, there is always “some... 閱讀更多
A popular breakfast/brunch spot on the weekends. Go early before you’re hungry, put your name in and then grab a coffee at Ristretto, which is just a few doors down. I'm a sucker for their bambino ... 閱讀更多
Such good brunch! A blurb from Eater 38 Portland: "John Gorham's insanely popular second spot reinvents Portland's favorite meal — brunch — taking it to new heights worth the inevitable wait. The s... 閱讀更多
Best brunch spot in Portland, but lunch and dinner menus are great too. Small plates for sharing. Come early to avoid a line. Get coffee next door at Ristretto Roasters while waiting for your table.
Best music venue in town for sound. Great shows come through regularly. The attached bar, Barr Bar, is tons of fun too. Sit inside or out int their large covered outdoor space with a fire pit.
One of our favorite live music venues in Portland, and also a fantastic beer garden. The burgers and fries are solid, and they show silent/cheesy black and white horror films in the evening in the... 閱讀更多
Forest Park flanks the hills on the west side of the city, just 10 minutes by car from downtown, and overlooks Portland's main waterway, the Willamette River (another tip for fitting in with the lo... 閱讀更多
Native American settlement of the area now known as Forest Park is believed to date back 10,000 years. The first European American explorers arrived in the Willamette Valley with the Lewis & Clark ... 閱讀更多
Has a classic McMenamins pub and a gorgeous movie theater. You can drink beer and eat while watching the movie. They have tables in the theater. Only 4 blocks from us. *****************************... 閱讀更多
McMenamin's is a local chain of interesting pubs/theaters/breweries owned by two brothers. This particular location is in the home of an old movie theater and they stillshow movies but with a twis... 閱讀更多
Tapas style / Street Food Indian restaurant. Very different fare from your average American Indian restaurant. The Pork Vindaloo is amazing, the fried cauliflower is like candy. The paneer kafti r... 閱讀更多
A fun and casual spot serving Indian street food inspired dishes. Order at the counter, bus your own table, soak up the Bollywood-esque atmosphere, and pretend that you somehow have lost your way a... 閱讀更多
Another super popular, touristy, must not miss spot. If you wait in the really long line, you get the advantage of taste testing all of the unusual ice cream flavors (think strawberry balsamic). If... 閱讀更多
There's a line down the block for a reason. There's ice cream, and then there's salt and straw. They've got all the usual flavors, and then some creative ones, like pear+bleu cheese, lavender, and ... 閱讀更多
Portland’s renowned small batch “farm to cone” ice cream shop with flavors such as “honey balsamic strawberry with cracked pepper”. Long lines and well worth it. Joe Biden had a cone here.
The best breakfast on Alberta St. Started as a small shed decades ago..expect long waits on weekends, but enjoy a cup-o-joe in the garden area while you wait. Great people watching spot.
Funky very Portland cafe best for breakfast but also open lunch and dinner. Great spot for dog owners. Covered patio allows dogs and they even have a mini menu for dogs! Gets packed for brunch.
Go to The Tin Shed for breakfast or brunch, but be prepared to wait a while unless you get there early! This place is super popular, but worth getting up early for.
Screen Door presents a celebration of Southern cuisine from the quintessential hearty fare to the everyday foods gathered fresh from the garden. Central to our concept is weaving the rich bounty of... 閱讀更多
Screen Door presents a celebration of Southern cuisine from the quintessential hearty fare to the everyday foods gathered fresh from the garden. Central to our concept is weaving the rich bounty o... 閱讀更多
Excellent tacos, ceviche, margaritas, and a the feel of a small-town Mexico taqueria. There's usually a line out side, but it goes fast and the wait is worth it!
Best Mexican food in Portland and great outdoor seating. I bring all my visitors here. Five kinds of great homemade salsa, house-made chips, and margaritas with chile salt. There's always a lin... 閱讀更多
My favorite Mexican restaurant in Portland. Order a large margarita with chile salt. The tacos are out of this world. Homemade chips, salsa, and gauc! Worth the line & it goes fast. Go for happy ho... 閱讀更多
Yes, it's totally gringo Mexican food, but it is soooo darn good. This is the only place in Portland that I am willing to stand in line for. They have happy hour but otherwise, if you get a bunch o... 閱讀更多
It's hard to not get a little nostalgic around soft serve. For many, a fluted cone brings back memories of summertime bike rides or warm nights at Dairy Queen with friends. And Wiz Bang Bar is hopi... 閱讀更多
Salt & Straw is famous for its quirky and delicious ice cream, and its around the block wait. But there is a locals-only secret to beat the line. Just go to the front of the line and buy a quart ... 閱讀更多
“For me, [my first trip to India] was less about food and more about culture — how it smelled when you ate that sandwich on that street corner and what that felt like, more so than whether [the foo... 閱讀更多
Chez Panisse alum Troy MacLarty has a blockbuster on his hands with Bollywood Theater, his take on Indian street food. Both the original NE Alberta location and the new outpost on Division Street's... 閱讀更多
Biscuits to die for. Order the Reggie (biscuit sandwich with fried chicken, bacon, sausage or mushroom gravy and melted cheese) if you dare. Long line but worth the wait.
The Reggie Deluxe: Fried Chicken, Bacon, Gravy, Cheese, Biscuit. Amazing! Not health food, but is that why you are here? Tip: Get a small side of extra gravy, you're gonna need it.
Southern breakfast food like the reggie deluxe: fried chicken biscuit with gravy, bacon, fried egg, cheddar!
No opening in recent memory has created a fervor quite like Ava Gene's, the polished Italian restaurant by Stumptown's Duane Sorenson and NYC transplant Joshua McFadden (just ask Bon Appetit's Andr... 閱讀更多
If you're looking to splurge, celebrate, and trust the experts - go to Ava Gene's and order the family style dinner, and then pace yourself. Seriously: meat/cheese board, salads, pasta, main, desse... 閱讀更多
$4 second-run movies in this great little cinema with a vintage neon marquee. Have your Pizzicato pizza and local beer while you watch good flicks. Then stroll foodie row stretching north and south... 閱讀更多
This charming cinema offers $4 second-run movies. Enjoy some Pizzicato pizza and local beer while you watch good flicks. After the movie, take a stroll down foodie row stretching north and south ... 閱讀更多
Industrial-style brewpub with a patio serves a vast list of craft beers & elevated American eats. Was awarded with the Gold Medal for American-style IPA at the Great American Beer Festival
Again, excellent craft beers and a menu that prides itself on organic produce and ingredients. Definitely not your typical pub food. Nice place to sit on their patio with down-to-earth folks that l... 閱讀更多
It's on the "what to see in Portland" list because of it's unusually flavored dougnuts. But if you are looking for a gourmet doughnut & great coffee you will find it at " Blue Star" Doughnuts or "P... 閱讀更多
Anytime you see visitors at the airport stacked with boxes of doughnuts, you KNOW there's a reason to try it for yourself. Types of doughnuts you won't find anywhere else on this earth!
The Bye and Bye is a bar with vegan southern food. Good for a drink with friends, or a casual dinner or lunch. Their brussels sprouts and BBQ brussel bowl are delicious.
Favorite drink; Bye and Bye $8 Peach vodka and peach bourbon, lemon, cranberry juice, and soda in a mason jar.
You could wait two hours for Pok Pok on Division Street, or don't wait at all at this smaller location with bar and seating. The menu is smaller but has all essentials like Ike's fish sauce wings.
Pok Pok serves food found at pubs, restaurants, homes and the streets of Southeast Asia with the majority of the food coming from Thailand. Get the half or whole bird with sticky rice, a tamarind w... 閱讀更多
Our favorite breakfast spot and worth the wait! This cozy cafe offers southern inspired breakfast & lunch fare. Order the pie and listen to their vintage record collection.
Amazing breakfast, brunch, or lunch. The line can be long to get a table but it's worth it. The nicoise salad is amazing! Fresh greens from nearby farmers. Truly delicious! A few outdoor tables if ... 閱讀更多
Ranked as one of the best BBQ joints in the country and by far the best Texas-style BBQ that you can find outside of Texas
Such good BBQ! This place is great. They are lovely, family-style BBQ with great sides. They also do a surprisingly fantastic brunch!
GREAT smoked BBQ - Tuesdays gets you a rack of ribs for $20 and $1 off drafts.
Hands down our favorite Pizza in Portland! Neapolitan pies with a New Haven twist. Brian Spangler is a pizza crust Ninja! Prepare to wait in line and when they run out of dough they shut the doors.
Regularly ranked best pizza in Portland. Just around the corner. Usually there is a line, but you can always grab a beer and wait there, or put you name down and walk back to the apt. To go orders ... 閱讀更多
Co-located with a great group of food carts. Great German beer on tap. Spacious outdoor seating. At north end of historic Mississippi Ave. Within walking distance from Urban Sanctuary
Described as the German pub version of Cheers; great selection of German beers plus they allow you to bring in food from the carts just outside their doorstep!
German beer hall with great atmosphere inside and outside. Beautiful patio with patio bar, and you can get food at the surrounding food carts and eat it on the patio with your beer.
Doug Fir was the first place I visited when checking out Portland 8 years ago....it is still a favorite. They have a constant music line up from local musicians to indie. It's space has always fel... 閱讀更多
Other than Mississippi Studios, in my mind Doug Fir is the place to catch current headliners in the indie music scene. It's a really cool space, architecturally. You can have dinner there before a ... 閱讀更多
My Favorite Park ! Great inner city hiking trails. Gorgeous views of the city and of Mt. Hood. Lovely playground too. Very close to us, about a mile. ***********************************************... 閱讀更多
Portland's Mt Tabor, a volcanic cinder cone, was named by Plympton Kelly, son of Oregon City pioneer resident Clinton Kelly, after Mt Tabor in Israel, six miles east of Nazareth. In 1894, the city ... 閱讀更多