Portland July 31, 2017
10 Unassuming Restaurants To Add To Your Portland Dining Bucket List
We have so much good food in Portland that choosing where to eat can be a serious issue sometimes. If you don’t have a place in mind, consider these 10 unassuming choices that are top notch and need to be on your Portland dining bucket list now.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Double Dragon
Serving up some of the best bahn mi around this SE Portland eatery is amazing. Head here for soups and rice bowls when your party wants both meat and strong vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. Double Dragon is located at 1235 SE Division St.
2. Shut Up and Eat
This Gladstone sandwich shop will brighten your day with its tastebud blowing mix of amazing breakfast and anytime sandwiches. Try the Diablo for a mix of copacollo, sopressatta, Spanish chorizo, and pepperoni that will do you right. Shut Up and Eat is located at 3848 SE Gladstone St.
3. Enzo's Caffe Italiano
One of Portland's only authentic family run Italian restaurants, Enzo's is a gem. Try classics like carbonara and primavera for a wonderful meal at this lively spot. Enzo's is located at 2529 NE Alberta St.
4. Acadia New Orleans Bistro
This southern restaurant is a welcome change from the ordinary in NE. Be sure to select seafood while you are there for a great sampling of New Orleans specialties. Acadia New Orleans Bistro is located at 1303 NE Fremont St.
5. The Good Earth Cafe
Serving up American classics downtown, generous portions make this cafe a go-to spot for a hearty and delicious meal. The Good Earth Cafe is located at 1136 SW 3rd Ave.
6. Southpark Seafood
Situated in the South Park Blocks, this contemporary seafood restaurant is a joy to eat at. Committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices, this lively restaurant's outdoor seating is perfect for a summer's day meal. Southpark Seafood is located at 901 SW Salmon St.
7. Pho An
Serving up some of the best Vietnamese food in the city, this NE restaurant is worth a visit. Pho An 6236 NE Sandy Blvd.
8. The Fishwife
Family-run for over 20 years, this North Portland restaurant is a wonderful place for affordable seafood. Be sure to try the fried oysters. The Fishwife is located at 5328 N Lombard St.
9. Baker & Spice
This bakery and cafe often gets overlooked in favor of closer-in bakeries, but that is no reason to skip it. Their salads are top notch, breads and pastries amazing, and sandwiches are filling and delicious. Baker & Spice is located at 6330 SW Capitol Hwy.
10. Samurai Blue
This sushi restaurant in North Portland serves up contemporary Japanese cuisine in style. Located in the Mississippi neighborhood, this sushi and sake bar is the place to enjoy a great meal of Japanese favorites. Samurai Blue is located at 3807 N Mississippi Ave.
Any other Portland eateries you would add to the list? Feel free to share below!