1339 NorthWest Flanders Street Portland, OR 97209 +1 503 222 5910
This is the place to go to for those who are with kids yet cannot sacrifice a pint of beer. Serving chilled mugs of the drinks and open to children, this family-friendly venue is also known for the imeccable food that is served, which is cheap and filling. The food can sampled on-site, or packed up and taken home to relish later. Rogues Ale is a store of over 20 beers on tap which can lingered over for long. The outside seating is wonderful too. Avail the benefits of a cheerful and helpful staff by dining here. Pets are allowed too.
1134 Northwest Everett Street Portland, OR 97209 +1 503 241 1600
Fancy a bite into the tantalizing wood-fired oven baked pizzas? Then head to this modern pizza joint on Everett Street in Pearl District. The decor and the ambience may reflect the upscale quality and trendiness of modern American restaurants, but its menu is deeply rooted to the Italian street food and traditional cooking methods, which the award winning chef Cathy Whims has mastered over the years. The menu features the archetypal Pizza Margherita and other regular varieties like Mushroom and Salami Pizzas which are infused with original ingredients and flavors. The Fennel Sausage Pizza, served on thin crust bread and topped with Italian sauces is also worth trying. As for the drinks, you can go for the regular selection of wines like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to complement your choices, or rely on the expert bartender Ryan Magarian's well-crafted cocktails. Call ahead or visit their website for reservations and more information.
2217 Northeast Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211 +1 503 477 5022
Probably the only bakery in the city to have an entirely gluten-free kitchen, Back To Eden offers a delicious array of cakes, pastries and more. Health and sustainability is high on the establishment's priority; one of the main reasons why they slowly, but surely switched to the organic lifestyle choice. This is not to say that their creations are any less delectable or satisfying. Their cakes and pastries are made using their signature gluten-free flour and offer a good choice whether you're coming in for breakfast or simply to satiate a sweet tooth. Apart from this, the bakery offers a selection of lunch hearty lunch specialties that includes delights like the Mini Quiche and Biscuits & Mushroom Gravy; favorites on the menu. There's a choice of smoothies as well to accompany your food. Ice creams are a specialty at Back To Eden and should not be missed. Choose from an extensive list of the frozen treats with a varied choice of flavors. The enormous selection of sundaes offers something for pretty much everyone. Vegan ice cream is also available. Check website for more.
Seafood restaurants in general have been criticized for disturbing the delicate balance of marine life and Bamboo Sushi aims to change that. The restaurant adopts sustainable practices in everything it does right from ethical sourcing of seafood and meats to it's energy utilization and recycling. The fact that it is a certified green business has received great accolades just for this speaks volumes about it's commitment. The menu has a fine selection of your favorites sushi delights ranging from nigiri and sashimi to their signature sushi rolls. Apart from sushi, there's an excellent choice of seafood specialties with delights like seafood charcuterie and geoduck saute worth trying. The limited meat selection is also a good bet if you're not for fish. The bar has a great selection wines, beers and cocktails for all tastes. The specialty however, is the selection of sake and shochu; one of the most diverse in the city. Flights are available, so you can try the delightful Japanese beverages. Interiors are warmly decorated and the atmosphere inside is suited to casual lunches and formal dinners alike. Check website for more.
3646 SE Belmont Street Portland, OR 97214 +1 503 234 7215
The Triple Nickle Pub can be thought of as either a blessing or a curse. To the people who live near this neighborhood dive bar, the load of late night noise that can be caused by its customers is probably viewed as more of a curse. To those who are looking for a rundown place to watch sports, play a variety of games and enjoy cheap drinks? Well, blessing may be a stretch, but fun none-the-less. Best known for it's large amount of pool tables, dart boards, and giant Jenga game, the Triple Nickle also attracts a fairly interesting mix of people, which can make for entertaining nights. Not for everyone, as this place is most certainly is a dive. - Nathan Gancher
2651 E Burnside Street Portland, OR 97214 +1 503 234 6171
Chopsticks 2 is a Chinese restautant, bar and karaoke lounge, with more of an emphasis on the bar and karaoke. Often a loud and boisterous joint on the weekends, and sometimes on the weeknights, Chopsticks 2 is the place to go on the east side of Portland to watch inebriated customers make fools of themselves while singing poorly in front of dozens of people. Besides being one of the best karaoke spots in town, Chopsticks 2 also offers late night food, pool, and two large patios. Definitely not a place for a nice quite drink, but given the right mood, this great bar can also provide great entertainment. - Nathan Gancher
1740 Northwest Glisan Portland, OR 97209 +1 503 228 4152
18th & Glisan Café is a retail outlet of the famous specialty coffee roaster 'World Cup Coffee & Tea'. Sourcing and roasting the finest coffees, World Cup needed an outlet in Portland. This Café opened in 1999 and has since been a favorite amongst coffee lovers. The ambiance of this café is quite comforting and welcoming. The interiors are done well to give it a cozy and contemporary look. Delicious snacks are also served on the shelves. Coffee is freshly roasted here, so you can always bank upon 18th & Glisan Café for the freshest coffee in town.
The Moon and Six Pence was a dream in the making for owner Kevin Dorney. Located in the trendy Hollywood District and tucked into the area's labyrinth of streets, the antiques and fall colors bring undying warmth to this establishment. Fresh ingredients are used to cook authentic English meals. Favorites like Bangers and Mash, Steak and Mushroom Pie, and Mum's Fresh Bread Pudding will keep you coming back for more. So will the collection of quality scotches or the darts, live events and games that the venue provides.
508 Southwest Broadway Portland, OR 97205 +1 503 973 5540
Folks in the neighborhood were sad when Ron Paul Charcuterie bid adieu, but things looked up when Peet's Coffee and Tea came to town. Perfect for street-side sipping, you will find morning coffee and afternoon tea here. Whatever you are drinking can be taken home in the form of fresh coffee beans and loose teas. You will pay $8-$12 per pound, but it is some of the finest stuff around. The business is close to trendy shopping and other restaurants in the Irvington, a historic part of Portland.
1325 Northeast Broadway Portland, OR 97232 +1 503 288 6456
Street-side service awaits at this Northeast Portland cafe. The building has housed a few restaurants in recent years, but this place seems to have found a home here. Inside, you will find 15 or so small tables and large windows. For breakfast, the chef's Whim Waffles of the Morning with fresh fruit make a great start. For lunch, try the light and tasty vegetarian sandwich with avocados. Entrees such as the chicken saute picatta are larger and sure to satisfy. There is also a decent selection of local draft beers and wines like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A friendly little joint on Broadway street, be prepared to meet up with an eclectic mix of localities who love to hangout at Milo's City Cafe.
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