Among the many restaurants in the Nob Hill area, this may be the only authentic Mexican one of the bunch. The delicacies served here are prepared based on traditional recipes, which the owner learned from his mother. The fresh, deli-style food includes the usual burritos, tacos and nachos. One of the best items at Santa Fe Tacqueria is the taco salad, which comes with or without meat. Try a corn quesadilla, typically made with flour tortillas. There is also a full bar where you will find margaritas and a good selection of micro brews.
This comfy Hilton Bistro 921 is cleverly named after its address. The casual atmosphere provides an upscale feel with elegant wood and lighting. It is the perfect place to unwind. Catering to business travelers and families, children are always welcome. Meet friends after work to catch the game in the lounge area. A selection of Portland micro brews is available and you can enjoy daily happy hour from 4:30p-6p. The tasty American food, including such basics as burgers and pasta, is served in large portions. The steaks are juicy and cooked to perfection.
5700 Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard Portland, OR 97239
High above the city, Chart House promises the best dine-with-a-view experience in town. The tables are layered for unobstructed scenes through huge floor-to-roof windows. Although expensive, it is like nothing else in town. Though not very extensive, the menu has some really tasty delicacies on it. Seafood preparations dominate the list with most dishes being experimental. Exotic drinks are available from the full bar, which includes its award winning wines. Large tables, booths and smaller tables suit all size groups. Valet service is offered.
9656 South West Barbur Boulevard Portland, OR 97219
Since 1974, Old Barn is a relaxing retreat that has welcomed neighborhood sports fanatics in search of their game of choice on one of the 14 televisions. The decor is as warm as the service and is characterized by casual decor with chrome and vinyl seating and plenty of wood. The food is cheap and plentiful with appetizers starting at about a dollar. Sink your teeth into a burger or go all out and request the steak and prawns. Wash it all down with a pint of your favorite brew.
Since 1974, Old Town Pizza has been serving up delicious pies in a warm, retro atmosphere of antiques, velvet sofas and fringed lamps. The pizza prices are still affordable here, with a basic small pizza is large enough to feed one or two people whereas a basic large pizza feeds two or three. More than two dozen toppings are available, as well as pastas and toasted Italian sandwiches. And while you are seated in a corner room, you might get a visit from the resident ghost Nina, who has been wandering around the building since 1880s. A selection of beers and bottles of local wine are available from the full bar. Call about booking the restaurant for group events.
7000 Northeast Airport Way Portland International Airport Portland, OR 97218
Sausage lovers unite! This cozy little eatery boasts more than a dozen types of low-fat chicken, garden and pork varieties of sausage dogs. Best of all, the prices are reasonable at Good Dog/Bad Dog. Sides include scrumptious baked beans, chips and outrageous chili. Located in the Portland International Airport's Concourse C and D, the Good Dog/Bad Dog is a perfect place for airport travelers to walk in and dig into the hot dog varieties.
Eclectically funky is the only way to describe this coffee shop/music hall/semi-deli/retail store called Anna Bannanas. Hang out with your friends enjoying the quaint, homey atmosphere and some of the most flavorful coffee in town. Kick back on an outside bench or head on down to the basement. Cheap eats are available, like the Pesto and Veggie Sandwich or bagels and cream cheese. In addition to great coffee, enjoy refreshing juices, milkshakes and smoothies. Retail clothing, games and magazines provide a unique flavor.
Acapulco's Southwest Gold in the heart of Multnomah Village provides festive and tasty food. Order fresh and flavorful tacos, burritos and enchiladas a la carte, or choose your favorites for a combo plate. If you are really famished, order the Nachos Grandes. One word of advice;the salsa is muy buena, so be sure to ask for extra. There is nothing fancy here, just intimate wooden booths and little tables. Help yourself to your favorite magazines from the rack by the front door.
Dim sum is the whole story at this Pearl District cafe. Fong Chong bustles with goodie-laden carts. Choose from all kinds of items including humbao, pot stickers, sweets and even chicken feet. All you need to do is point, ask politely, and gracious servers are happy to provide tasty fare. This is a real treat as an inexpensive and vibrant dining experience.
Located on the hip strip of Northeast Broadway, this Ethiopian restaurant is a treat for the senses. Just a short jaunt from the Oregon Convention Center, it is a great place to escape the crowds. Sunlight filters into the small cafe through lace curtains. The earth-toned tablecloths add color to the dining area lined with small tables. The Awaze Tibs, beef chunks mixed in a thick, spicy sauce, are good for lunch or dinner. The favorite vegetarian dish is Misser Wot, split red lentils simmered in homemade hot sauce and seasoned with select spices.
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