Just a quick ride from Downtown Portland and you'll find yourself at one of Portland's hippest brunch spots. Eggs are the stars here, including a particularly rich and innovative Benedict selection that shines the brightest. Breakfast is served all day, along with an array of luncheon sandwiches. Weekends often find people on the sidewalk, sipping the local Stumptown coffee, waiting for the next free table to open up. Be sure and check the board for daily brunch specials and the drink of the day. Revelers will appreciate one of the most sublimely balanced Bloody Marys in town, made from house-infused vodkas.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away.
Vindalho is the name of a popular dish from Goa, a coastal city in India. The warm interiors feature mango and green colored walls, a high ceiling, a mezzanine level, blue light fixtures, wooden chairs and pretty, bamboo-top tables. A bar accompanies the dining section and serves fruity cocktails, beer, wine and tea too. The enticing aroma, filling up the space, will tempt your taste buds. Chef David Machado cooks up an assortment of delights. Crunchy pappadams with sweet and tangy chutneys are on the house! Indulge in them while you wait for your order. Try the pyramid shaped Samosa, tandoor dishes and warm Nan - the Indian bread. An outdoor courtyard serves as the perfect venue on a sunny summer to begin your gastronomic tour of India.
2211 South East Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
This family-owned eatery has four outlets in Portland, serving all those hungry students and pizza lovers. Hot Lips Pizza delivers hot pizzas to your doorstep in an electric car that has no doors. The menu is full of cheese, ham, sausages, chicken, and vegetarian delights, but they also offer soups, salad, sandwiches and beverages. Be careful before ordering the spicy items on the menu, they mean what they say when it comes to spice!
When you insist that your food be prepared from scratch, this is certainly a place to try. Located in an up-and-coming Belmont neighborhood, this spot serves hearty breakfasts all day long. Choose from a number of lighter lunch items, including delicious sandwiches and an ever-changing lunch special. The hip servers will quickly expedite your food. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming with comfortable seating. After eating here, one wishes it would stay open for dinner.
If you like your coffee good and hot, and your environment relaxed, stop by this Belmont Street cafe. Magazines are provided for your solitary reading pleasure. Social butterflies will want to sip a cup of tea, coffee or even a milkshake while relaxing with friends. The menu is mainly comprised of delicious desserts, from pastries to luscious cheesecake, but savory delights like sandwiches, soups and tacos are also served. Great for breakfast.
Tell your pals to hook up with you at this fun Portland establishment. The historic building is open and airy. Play a game of pool at the upstairs bar or just engage in lively conversation after ordering up one of the many refreshing micro brews. The food menu is not bad either and is comprised mainly of the usual salads, sandwiches and burgers. Unlike many surrounding businesses, parking is plentiful.
You will have to wait your turn to sample the sushi in this packed little joint. The long line of customers during all business hours can only mean one thing, this is sushi worth waiting for. Three experienced sushi chefs create the tender, flavorful morsels. Those who dislike fish will still want to give this place a try. Chicken and other meat dishes, as well as vegetarian items, are just as good. Wine and beer are available.
4005 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
Thanh Thao serves authentic Thai food with a Vietnamese twist. If you crave spicy soup, be sure to try the red curry chicken soup. Chow Mein makes an excellent accompaniment to any meal, or a nice meal in itself. Meat lovers must try the sesame beef or pork with ginger. A large selection of seafood, chicken and vegetable dishes is also offered. The somewhat spartan decor is unimportant, as the diverse patrons provide plenty of color. Be sure to order a Northwest microbrew with your meal.
11312 Southeast Powell Boulevard Portland, OR 97266
The waitstaff at Daily Planet restaurant will treat you right. Start with a glass of wine or draft beer while you look over the appetizing menu. Try the specialty of the house, the delicious steaks or a simple yet satisfying cheeseburger. Ask your server about the special of the day. Although the decor is plain and unassuming, the food is inexpensive and hearty. Kids are welcome too.
Schnitzel reigns supreme in this original German restaurant, but rotisserie
meats, wursts (sausages), sandwiches and salads are also available. German beers are plentiful, but you will also find wine and a full bar. Come for the extremely economical daily ...
A part of the reputed Hilton chain, Hilton Portland &
Executive Tower is quite a luxurious and comfortable hotel. Each of the two buildings feature lavish rooms and grand suites, well facilitated to make your stay as comfortable as ...
Enjoy dining, drinking and movie watching all in one 700
seat arena. Built by Universal Studios in 1927, this theater is a Portland landmark that provides a splendid view from the balcony. Enjoy your favorite slice of pizza or ...