Oregon is well known for its amazing food and award-winning restaurants. Here are 14 of the Beaver State’s many incredible restaurants that serve international cuisine, with everything from Bibim Bap to Falafel.
14. Swiss Hibiscus
This modern European restaurant in Portland serves an assortment of traditional Swiss, German, and other European dishes (including fondue).
Kobe is a modern Japanese restaurant in Ashland with delicious sushi.
12. Bollywood Theater
This amazing restaurant in Portland serves mainly Indian street food that will positively blow you away. Here's a photo of their delicious Vada Pav: a spicy potato dumpling fried in chickpea batter and served on a toasted bun with chutneys. This dish is especially popular in Mumbai.
11. Castaway's Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Located in Cannon Beach, Castaway's Restaurant & Tiki Bar serves delicious Cajun/Creole and Caribbean cuisine.
10. ¿Por Qué No? Taqueria
This wonderful taqueria in Portland often has a line out the door because of their popular tacos and margaritas. They've got all kinds of wonderful, sustainable fish and meat tacos. (My personal favorite is the barbacoa.)
This beloved sushi bar in Eugene serves incredible sushi and nigiri.
8. Chingu Restaurant
Located in Eugene, this Korean restaurant is easy to miss, but according to locals it's an absolute hidden gem. Here's a photo of the Zzam-pong.
7. Bete-Lukas Ethiopian Restaurant
Bete-Lukas is an Ethiopian Restaurant in Portland that will blow you away.
Barrio is a Spanish restaurant, ( with a food truck and brick and mortar restaurant), located in Bend. It's a great place to grab tapas.
5. Nicholas Restaurant
Nicholas is an incredible Lebanese and Mediterranean restaurant in Portland. Their pita is always fresh, warm and incredibly delicious.
4. Del Alma
Located in Corvallis, Del Alma serves dishes influenced by Central and South American cuisines.
3. Blue Toba
Blue Toba is an Indonesian restaurant located in Ashland that serves high quality organic food. Here's a lovely photo of some of their fresh ingredients.
2. Pura Vida Cocina
Located in Mcminnville, Pura Vida Cocina serves delicious tapas using a number of local ingredients.
1. Pok Pok
Pok Pok is a thai restaurant in Portland spearheaded by Andy Ricker, who was named "Best Chef Northwest" in 2011. The restaurant was also included in The Daily Meal's list of "America's 25 Best Asian Restaurants" in 2014. Overall, this authentic Thai restaurant is delicious and amazingly unique. The most popular dish is probably Ike's Chicken Wings, which are absolutely mind blowing.
There’s a huge amount of amazing restaurants in Oregon. How many of these ones have you been to? What are some other great restaurants that serve ethnic food in Oregon? Give them a shoutout in the comments.