A lot of cities in the United States have food carts, but not like Portland has food carts. You can find food cart hubs in almost every neighborhood in the city, where there’s at least 10 different carts with all different types of delicious cuisines. Anything from donuts to a Japanese-Mexican fusion. Here’s a list of some of the best food trucks in Portland:
1. Nong's Khao Man Gai - SW Portland
Nong's Khao Man Gai takes four VERY simple components, like chicken, rice, sauce, and soup, and somehow transforms them into a meal that makes you think you've never tasted good food before.
2. Thrive - NE Portland
This well-known Portland food truck roams the city to serve some ridiculously delicious gluten-free bowls doused in their addictive Thrive sauce. This hearty meal is perfect to keep you going in the summer!
3. 808 Grinds - SW Portland
It's summer, so pretend you're in Hawaii with this delicious authentic Hawaiian food. There is no better macaroni salad in town.
4. KOi Fusion - SE Portland
Have you ever tried a kimchi quesadilla? Well now is your chance at KOi Fusion! They take traditional Japanese flavors and mix it with Mexican style dishes to create a menu that you can't find anywhere else.
5. The Frying Scotsman - SW Portland
Who doesn't like some good fish and chips? Come here for traditional Scottish-style cod and hammock, fried up in buttery goodness.
6. Potato Champion - SE Portland
I think a restaurant dedicated to french fries is everyone's dream restaurant. You want french fries with cheese on top? They got it! You want french fries with PB & J on top? They've got that too! You gotta try it for yourself.
7. Viking's Soul Food - SE Portland
Viking's Soul Food mixes the best of Scandinavian food ideals and the traditional American Southern-style cuisine to make quite the pair. You have to try it – the proof is in the pudding.
8. Rip City Grill - SW Portland
This is the perfect place for a delicious sandwich and some authentic Portland pride. The Tri Tip steak sandwich is a hot seller!
9. Chop Chop - SE Portland
With exceptional service and unquestionably delicious dishes, Chop Chop serves some of the best Chinese food in town. Their General's Chicken is a must!
10. Caspian Kabob - SW Portland
We saved the best for last! Nothing is more perfect in the summer than a Persian kabob on the go. The owner of Caspian Kabob moved to the US in 2000 and has since been sharing his wealth of delicious food knowledge!
There are so many delicious food carts in this awesome city that it’s overwhelming at times! What do you think are the best food trucks in Portland?