It’s true when people say how good the food is in Portland. The people of this city make it their life’s mission to provide its residents with the best of the best, whether it’s a pizza pie or a simple donut. Here’s are some amazing eateries that serve the best Portland foods:
1. Kenny & Zuke's Deliscatessen - Jewish Deli
After deciding there weren't enough Jewish deli options in Portland, Ken Gordon, opened Kenny & Zuke's. Whether it's cured, pickled, or smoked, this restaurant serves their delicious for by preparing it traditionally.
2. Andina - Peruvian Cocktails
The outrageous food is not the only thing about the restaurant that will have you floored; their cocktails are to die for. One of their most popular is the Sacsayhuaman, which is habanero pepper vodka and puréed passion fruit, served up with a sugar rim and cilantro leaf garnish.
3. Salt & Straw - Ice Cream
Salt & Straw blew Portlanders away when they started serving scoops back in 2011, and continue to impress to this day. If you’re looking for some mind-blowing flavor combinations, like wasabi flower & green apple, you have to try this place!
4. Le Pigeon - Burger
Le Pigeon is known for having one of Portland's best burgers. With a fancy and fresh take on the burger, Le Pigeon's serves its hamburger on a charred bun with a tasty salad.
5. Portobello Vegan Trattoria - Vegan Food
Whether you're vegan or not, this Portland restaurant will absolutely shock you. Portobello transforms ordinary fruits, vegetables, and nuts into delicious and utterly gorgeous dishes. Like this take on the classic caprese salad, which is house-made cashew mozzarella and cherry tomato salad with baby basil leaves.
6. Podnah's Pit - BBQ
Podnah's serves the most tender and moist BBQ in town. For the most satisfying meal in town, you'll want to check out the smoked brisket.
7. Nicholas' - Lebanese
For a delicious Lebanese experience, you have to try Nicholas'. The finest ingredients are brought together to make a traditional feast. You have to try the kebabs and the mezza for two!
8. Voodoo Donuts - Donuts
Yes, we know you've heard about Voodoo Donuts before, but for good reason. No one can quite make a donut taste this good with bacon on it.
9. Pok Pok - Wings
Pok Pok strives to serve the most authentic and fresh Thai in the Pacific Northwest. They have locations taking over the country, because everyone is realizing that Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings are the most stellar things to touch your taste buds.
10. Du's Grill - Teriyaki
Portland locals will attest that Du's Grill is one of the most mouth-watering and satisfying meals in town. With a very simple menu, Du's proves to be so busy during the weeks, that they stay closed on the weekends.
11. BUNK - Sandwiches
There's nothing better than the perfect sandwich. Using fresh ingredients and locally baked bread, Bunk takes classic sandwiches and somehow how makes it new again.
12. Apizza Scholls - Pizza
This low-key pizza spot will surprise you with their gigantic and delicious pies. You seriously don’t want the inevitable line out the door to deter you from trying this pizza!
13. Ohana Hawaiian Cafe - Hawaiian
For a traditional Hawaiian meal, you have to try this NE Portland spot. From their savory teriyaki chicken to their fruity shaved ice. Even the spam is good!
What are your favorite Portland foods? Feel free to share in the comments.