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TABLE OF CONTENTS CARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 SOUTHEAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 NORTHEAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 MAP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35 NORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 NORTHWEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 SOUTHWEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

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CARTS Food carts are the best! You’ll find carts in groups like SE Hawthorne’s Cartopia or on their own, in a random alley— everywhere! Hunt down that specialty food cart you heard about in a ghost of a dream, the one serving Burmese fusion burrito cuisine.

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carts SW/NW/ DOWNTOWN 808 GRINDS

SW 9th & Washington

Hawaiian

ADDY’S SANDWICH BAR

SW 10th & Alder - 267-0994 addyssandwichbar.com

Soup and/or Sandwich

European-style sandwiches priced at $6.50 and made with all-natural, organic and locally sourced products on Little T’s baguettes. Featuring house-cured ham, natural turkey breast, duck confit, country pate, line-caught tuna, seasonal soup and salad, and a toasted chocolate/sea salt/olive oil sandwich. Open 11-3, M-F.

ALTENGARTZ BRATWURST SW 10th & Alder

German, Bratwurst

AYBLA GRILL

SW 9th & Alder - 490-3387 SW 5th & Oak

Mediterranean/Greek

BIG ASS SANDWICHES

SW 3rd & Ash - 803-0619

Big ass sandwiches

BRO-DOGS

SW 5th (Between Oak & Stark)

Hot Dogs

BRUNCHBOX SW 5th & Stark Brunch, Burgers

BUILT TO GRILL

SW 3rd & Washington 789-3767

Italian, Sandwiches/Pasta

D.C. VEGETARIAN

SW 3rd (btwn Washington & Stark) - 317-4448

Vegetarian/Vegan, Soup/ Sandwich

EURODISH

SW 10th & Alder 971-344-3704

Polish

THE FRYING SCOTSMAN

SW 9th & Alder - 706-3841

SPOONS ON 5TH SW 5th & Oak

Soup and/or Sandwich

THE SWAMP SHACK SW 5th & Stark

Cajun/Creole

Fish & Chips

TÁBOR

GAMILA

Schnitzelwiches

NW 4th & Couch

Moroccan

HAPPY GRILLMORE SW 3rd & Washington 369-3981

Burgers, Soups

GIVE PIZZA A CHANCE

SW Stark Between 4th & 5th 333-4434

Pizza!

THE GRILLED CHEESE GRILL

SW 10th & Washington

Soup and/or Sandwich

NIKKI & LEFTY’S

SW Stark between 2nd and 3rd

Greek

PLOY THAI

SW 5th & Oak - 267-0849

Ping Yang Kang Street

Authentic Thai food has come to the SW 5th and Oak cart pod. Convenient and affordable Thai that is as close to the real deal as possible. Owner and Chef Ploy started cooking in Nakhonsawan, Thailand, learning from first hand experience how to craft these bold and spice rich dishes. As far as amazing Thai food goes, this might be PDX’s best kept secret.

PORTLAND BBQ COMPANY

SW 5th & Stark - 997-5467

TAQUERIA VILLANUEVA

SW 3rd & Oak - 309-9334 SW 4th & Hall

Mexican

TASTE OF POLAND SW 5th and Oak 997-5467

Polish

WE BE WEINERS

SW 5th & Harrison PSU Parking Garage 260-0586 webeweiners.com We are locally owned, opened in 2005, featuring 9 variety of dogs, 3 sausages (including a vegan option), 4 sandwiches, chili, fries, tater tots, snacks, drinks and MORE!! Home of the “Porklandia”. Come by and see Shortz. Under cover seating available, you’ll love our dogs!!

WHOLE BOWL

SW 9th & Alder 1100 NW Glisan - 757-2695

Vegetarian Bowl

ZIZZO’S FC

SW 10th and Alder 971-263-3148

Italian

NORTHEAST/ NORTH

SW 9th & Washington 724-9698

BAGEL & BOX

RIP CITY GRILL

Bagels, Fresh fruit, Bento

BBQ

SW Moody & Abernathy 544-2374

4707 N Lombard Facebook.com/bagelandbox

Thai

Bagel & Box is a new food trailer brought to you by the Flavour Spot people. Featuring a mix of tasty bagel sandwiches, boxes of New York style home fries, and fresh squeezed juice, B&B offers NYC soul food to the North Portland peninsula. B&B is also able to offer bagel-burgers and sausage sandwiches with fresh local meat from Western Meat Market next door. CC accepted.

EMAME’S ETHIOPIAN CUISINE

SONNY BOWL

THE BIG EGG

Ethiopian

Vegetarian/Vegan, Fusion

EL CUBO DE CUBA

SW 5th & Oak - 894 1525 SW 10th & Alder -

Cuban

ELMASRY EGYPTIAN FOOD CART SW 3rd & Washington 360-1251

Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

SW 9th & Washington

Soup and/or Sandwich, Burgers

SAVOR SOUP HOUSE 1003 SW Alder - 750-5634

Soup/Sandwich

SAWASDEE THAI FOOD SW 9th & SW Alder 330-2037

SW 3rd & Washington 459-8681

N Mississippi & Skidmore

Breakfast

FLAVOUR SPOT

N Lombard between Denver & Greeley N Mississippi & Fremont flavourspot.com

Waffle Sandwiches

Since 2006 Flavour Spot on N Mississippi & Fremont has been blessing Portlanders with a most delicious invention: the Dutch Taco, aka the Original Waffle Sandwich. With a menu that ranges from classic breakfast waffles stuffed with sausage and maple glaze to savory lunch waffles brimming with Black Forest ham and gouda cheese, there is a Dutch Taco for every person and every taste. No need for utensils; these sammys are portable, edible, and hit the spot... the Flavour Spot.

GO DOG

N Greeley & Killingsworth

Hot Dogs, Sausages

THE GRILLED CHEESE GRILL

1027 NE Alberta - 206-8959

Soup and/or Sandwich

HUNGRY HEARTS CUPCAKES

N Mississippi and Skidmore and mobile truck 702-496-9597 hungryheartcupcakes.com

Cupcakes!

Our philosophy is that cupcakes should be baked with quality, local, and seasonal ingredients. That way they taste better, and you feel better while you’re eating them! For this reason, our menu is constantly changing as we move through the seasons and look for the best possible produce. We offer an entire line of specialty cupcakes that are sure to leave you wanting more and wondering just how we managed to get those awesome flavors into a little cupcake. Sometimes, this means that we use crispy, quality BACON!

KOI FUSION

N Skidmore & Mississippi

Korean tacos, burritos

MISS KATE’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN N Mississippi and Skidmore

Southern Cooking

PIZZA CONTADINO

8218 N Lombard (inside The Fixin’ To) 935-4375

Pizza

PIZZA DEPOKOS 2730 N Killingsworth 247-7499

Pizza, Mediterranean/ Greek/Middle Eastern

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carts THE ROLLING STOVES GIMME SANDWICH

N Killingsworth and Greeley

Sandwiches

SCOOP HANDMADE ICE CREAM

N Killingsworth and Greeley

Homemade ice cream

DUMPS

SE 34th & Belmont 875-4512

Late Night Dumplings

EL GALLO TACQUERIA

4804 SE Woodstock 481- 7537

Mexican

SUSHI TREE

ETTA

Sushi

Burgers, salads, fries

N Mississippi & Skidmore 705-3585

WOLF + BEAR’S 3925 N Mississippi

Vegetarian/Vegan, Middle Eastern

YOGIO

2124 NE Alberta 750-1315

Korean

SOUTHEAST 7 HILLS TURKISH GRILL SE 48th & Division

Mediterranean

SE 43rd & Belmont 234-6224

ETTA is Violetta’s mobile unit and second location serving made-from-scratch foods that utilize premium ingredients, all natural meats, local farm fresh “in season” vegetables and food that have been raised, grown or produced with care and sustainable practices. Specialties include gourmet burgers and sandwiches, soups, jumbo salads and desserts. We are open from noon9 pm (10 pm in the summer), Wednesday through Saturday (seven days in the summer).

FIFTY LICKS

HERBS MAC AND CHEESE

Organic juices, smoothies, & other lovely drinkables

THE HONEY POT

SHUT UP AND EAT

SE 43rd & Belmont 541-317-2951

Bakery JAZZY’S BARBEQUE 4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

SOK SAB BAI Cambodian

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion 577-5604

Hoagies as big as your head

KURE JUICE BAR SE 42nd & Hawthorne

Juice

LA AREPA

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

Venezuelan

LARDO

3221 SE Division

Cajun

AZUL TEQUILA

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

Mexican

4926 SE Division 401-287-4373

CAPTURED BY PORCHES 3221 SE Division

Beer!

CHICKEN RUN

SE 32nd & Hawthorne

Breakfast/Brunch

FUEGO DE LOTUS 3221 SE Division

Venezualan Street Food

MAMI COLL’S

SE 48th & Division

OFF THE GRIDDLE

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

3221 SE Division

Italian Ice

PDX671

3221 SE Division 971-570-0945

Pacific Northwest, Guamanian cuisine

THE PIE SPOT 3221 SE Division

Pie

SE 12th & Hawthorne

Late night fry cart

GF CHEF

8145 SE 82nd (Cartlandia)

PYRO PIZZA

COFFEE CAN CAFE

GRANNY BOO’S

Italian style wood-fired pizza

Gluten Free

SE 12th & Hawthorne 929-1404

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

8145 SE 82nd (Cartlandia)

DA-PRESSED COFFEE

THE GRILLED CHEESE GRILL

Gyros, Baklava

Soup and/or Sandwich

3221 SE Division

Coffee/tea

Good Food Here Pod SE 43rd & Belmont 453-4879

Sandwiches, Deli

RAMY’S LAMB SHACK

8145 SE 82nd (Cartlandia) 113 SE 28th - 206-7018

SWEET PEA’S BRÛLÉE

SE 43rd & Belmont

Dessert

TAQUERIA LOS GORDITOS

SE 50th Ave. & Division 875-2615

Mexican

3400 1/2 SE Milwaukie

Smoked Meat Sandwiches, Wings

WHIFFIES FRIED PIES

SE 12th & Hawthorne -

Fried Pies, Sweet & Savory

WY’EAST PIZZA 3131 SE 50th

Pizza

POTATO CHAMPION!

4926 SE Division St. A La Carts Food Pavilion

Thai

Pizza

THESE GUYS BROOKLYN

FRIED EGG I’M IN LOVE

AWESOME CONE

4926 SE Division

OREGON ICE WORKS

Burgers

Italian

SOUTHWESTERN PIZZA COMPANY

Solar powered veggie burgers, fries, soups, salads

THE BURGER GUILD

3302 SE Division 781-3040

1114 SE Clay

A fixture in the vegan community since 2006, Taqueria Los Gorditos also offers authentic Mexican food for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. The family-owned and operated business has two Southeast Portland locations: the restaurant at 1212 SE Division and the original food cart at 50th and Division. A third location will be opening in NW very soon!

SE 43rd & Belmont

Latin American, Venezuelan

ARTIGIANO

Ice Cream!

Homestyle, Italian-American Classics

KNUCKLE SANDWICH

Everyone remembers the ice cream man and the truck roaming the streets of your childhood neighborhood shilling sweet cold treats. While Fifty Licks isn’t roaming your local street, you’ll find us at tons of events throughout the city and our permanent truck is back at Good Food Here on 43rd and Belmont to sate your sweet-tooth with fun flavors like caramel apple, maple bacon and coconut lemon saffron sorbet. Open Tues-Sun, 12-9 pm.

Mexican

4926 SE Division A La Carts Food Pavilion 577-5604

Old-fashioned BBQ

Sandwiches

2311 SE 8th - 505-9006

3029 SE 21st - 964-0820

Mac and cheese

SE 43rd & Belmont

SE 43rd & Belmont 954-294-8868 fifty-licks.com

APRISA

SIP JUICE CART

ROSHAMBO

YOLK

4804 SE Woodstock 568-0787 yolkpdx.com

Breakfast

Yolk is the brain child of Toast. We take great pride in making our own english muffins and pastries. We buy the best product available to us in order to provide our customers with a top quality experience. The Best Dam Breakfast Sandwiches. Fresh, Tasty and Messy.

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2045 S.E. Belmont PDX

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SOUTHEAST Southeast Portland is where weird put down roots and then got its friend to set down weird roots next door. This weirdness is sprawling and will eventually infect the rest of the nation. SE Portland, like dreams, never ends.

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SCOTCH IN THE U.S.A.

SAPPHIRE

HOTEL

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SOUTHEAST 2ND STORY

2005 SE 11th - 741-9693

Bar, Small Plates, Northwest

A delightful little bar room perched atop Cellar Door Coffee. Intimate and unpretentious, a perfect date night destination. The cocktails are exquisite, the seasonal menu is thoughtful and inviting. Save room for dessert, the short list of delectable treats has something to please everyone. Wed-Sat 5-close.

AALTO LOUNGE 3356 SE Belmont 235-6041

Lounge, Small Plates

ABBY’S TABLE

609 SE Ankeny - 828-7662

Vegetarian/Vegan, Northwest, Natural Health

ACCANTO

2838 SE Belmont 235-4900

Italian, Small Plates, Bar

5-6 pm Monday – Friday. Late night burgers 10 pm-midnight Friday & Saturday. Monday night industry dinners. Delicious. Comfortable. Casual. Sexy.

BETE LUKAS

BAR CARLO

Hot Dogs

CALDERA PUBLIC HOUSE

BIWA

Bar, American, Italian, Northwest

6433 SE Foster - 771-1664 barcarlo.com

Breakfast/Brunch Mexican, Cocktails

BAR OF THE GODS 4801 SE Hawthorne 232-2037 barofthegods.com

Bar, Mediterranean/Greek, Pub Grub

Friendly, light hearted bar. Plenty of booths. Inviting bar stools. Open at 4pm. Games of pool only .50 cents. Full menu served till 1:30 am, bar menu thereafter. Happy hour 4-8pm. Super cheap drinks. Catch the Simpsons on Sundays Mondays S.I.N. 9pm-Midnight

BARA SUSHI

Bar, American

Japanese

ANGELO’S

4620 SE Hawthorne 231-0337

Bar

AN XUYEN BAKERY

5345 SE Foster - 788-0866

Vietnamese, Bakeries

APIZZA SCHOLLS 4741 SE Hawthorne 233-1286

Pizza

2625 SE 21st Ave. Suite B 233-4100

BARE BONES BAR 2900 SE Belmont 206-6535

BARE BONES CAFE 2908 SE Belmont 719-7128

BASEMENT PUB

1028 SE 12th - 231-6068

Bar, Pub Grub

BAY LEAF

ARLETA LIBRARY BAKERY & CAFE

4768 SE Division- 232-7058

Coffee Shop, Breakfast/ Brunch

BAZI BIERBRASSIERIE

ATE OH ATE

Belgian Beer Bar, Brassierie

5513 SE 72nd - 774-4470

2454 E Burnside - 445-6101

Hawaiian

Asian, Vegetarian/Vegan

1522 SE 32nd - 234-8888

BEAKER AND FLASK

632 E Burnside - 233-3113

720 SE Washington 235-8180

Bar, Pub Grub

Lounge

BAR AVIGNON

BEAR PAW INN

B-SIDE TAVERN

2138 SE Division 517-0808 baravignon.com

European Inspired, Small Plates, Wine Bar

Market driven menu changes daily. Oysters on the half shell. House made pasta & charcuterie. Hand crafted cocktails. Eight beers on draught. Award winning wine list. 25 wines by the glass. Outdoor seating. Happy Hour

BUSHWHACKER CIDER

BIRD DOG

Cidery & Cider Bar

Ethiopian

3962 SE Hawthorne 206-6418

215 SE 9th - 239-8830 biwarestuarant.com

Japanese

AGENDA

2366 SE 82nd - 771-2962

2504 SE 50th - 477-8778

3237 SE Milwaukie 239-9208

THE BEERMONGERS 1125 SE Division 234-6012

Microbar

BELMONT’S INN 3357 SE Belmont 232-1998

Bar, Pub Grub

Specializing in casual Japanese cuisine with an extensive selection of sake, shochu, wine and cocktails, Biwa offers the experience of izakaya, or Japanese taverns, in a friendly modern environment located just off of East Burnside in Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District. Biwa is open daily from 5 pm until midnight.

BLACK CAT PUB

1212-D SE Powell 445-0577

6031 SE Stark - 233-8242

CASA DEL MATADOR

2424 E Burnside - 719-5757

Tex-Mex

CASCADE BREWING BARREL HOUSE 939 SE Belmont 265-8603

Brewpub, Small Plates, Soup/Salads

CASTAGNA/CAFE CASTAGNA 1752 SE Hawthorne 231-7373

8230 SE 13th - 235-3571

Northwest, European, Haute Cuisine

BLITZ LADD

CELLAR DOOR COFFEE

Bar, American, Pub Grub

Coffee Roasters

Bar, Pub Grub

2239 SE 11th - 236-3592

BLUE MONK

3341 SE Belmont 595-0575

Bar, Italian, Northwest

BOCCI’S ON 7TH

1728 SE 7th - 234-1616

American, Sandwiches

BOKE BOWL

1028 SE Water - 719-5698

Ramen, Japanese

BONFIRE LOUNGE

2821 SE Stark - 232-3704

Bar, Pub Grub, International

BRIDGEPORT ALEHOUSE

3632 SE Hawthorne 233-6540

2001 SE 11th - 234-7155

CHEZ MACHIN

3553 SE Hawthorne 736-9381

French, Creperie

CHIANG MAI

3145 SE Hawthorne 234-6192

Thai

CHIXSTIX

2425 SE 26th 971-217-STIX

Yakitori

CIRCA 33

3348 SE Belmont 477-7682

Neighborhood bar, American, Brunch

Bar, American, Brewpub

CLARKLEWIS

BRØDER CAFE

Farm-to-table, Northwest, Italian/French inspired

2508 SE Clinton - 736-3333

Scandinavian

BULA KAVA HOUSE

3115 SE Division - 477-7823

Kava Bar

BUNK BAR

1001 SE Water - 235-2294

CLAY’S SMOKEHOUSE GRILL

2932 SE Division- 235-4755

Barbecue/Southern

Sandwiches, Bar, Music

CLINTON STREET PUB

BUNK SANDWICHES

Neighborhood Bar

1028 SE Water - 894-9708

621 SE Morrison - 477-9515

Soup and/or Sandwich, Deli

2516 SE Clinton - 236-7137

CLOGS-N-MORE

3439 SE Hawthorne 232-7007 6809 SE Milwaukie 233-4146 clogsnmore.com

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SOUTHEAST COALITION BREWING 2724 SE Ankeny 894-8080

Pub and Brewery

COAVA

1300 SE Grand - 894-8134

Coffee Roaster

THE CONQUISTADOR 2045 SE Belmont 867-0833 facebook.com/pages/TheConquistador-Lounge

CUP AND SAUCER

DIG A PONY

DUFF’S GARAGE

Breakfast, Diner

Bar, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads

Bar, Club

3566 SE Hawthorne 236-6001

DA HUI

6504 SE Foster - 477-7224

DINGOS

DALE ANN’S LADD’S INN

Bar, Mexican

Hawaiian

1204 SE Clay - 235-7831

Bar, Pub Grub

Bar

DELTA CAFE

COUNTRY CAT DINNER HOUSE

Bar, Barbecue/Southern

7937 SE Stark - 408-1414

736 SE Grand 971-279-4409

4607 SE Woodstock 771-3101

4612 SE Hawthorne 233-3996 dingosonline.com Portland’s answer to fresh Mexican, wholesome food. Vegans love us! Enjoy specialty cocktails and a large selection of tequila! Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week with to-go orders available.

Bar, American, Northwest, Brunch

DETOUR CAFE

CRAVIN RAVEN BAKERY

Breakfast/Brunch, Vegetarian, Diner

Bar, Diner

Organic Bakery

DEVIL’S POINT

CREMA BAKERY & CAFE

5305 SE Foster - 774-4513

Strippers!

1235 SE Division 230-8340

DICK’S KITCHEN

DOUG FIR

8339 SE 13th - 234-0603

2728 SE Ankeny - 234-0206

Coffee Shop, Cafe, Bakeries

CRICKET CAFE

3035 SE Division 234-7499

3312 SE Belmont 235-0146

American, Burgers, Healthy

DOT’S CAFE

2521 SE Clinton - 235-0203

DOUBLE DRAGON Asian, Vietnamese 830 E Burnside - 221-9663

Music Venue, American, Diner

3159 SE Belmont 235-9348

1635 SE 7th 234-BEER

DWARAKA

3962 SE Hawthorne 230-1120

Indian

EAST BURN

1800 E Burnside - 236-2876 theeastburn.com

Bar, Brunch, Lounge

Eat: Chef Joseph Dougherty puts out inventive favorites & tasty originals. Don’t miss brunch! Drink: Fantastic house cocktails & wine selection with a focus on craft beer, 16 Taps change daily. Play: Live music, plus Skee Ball in the Tap Room & a patio with swings!

EAST END

203 SE Grand - 232-0056

Bar, Music Venue

EAST SIDE DELI 4626 SE Hawthorne 236-7313

Big Fat Sandwiches

Diner, Breakfast/Brunch

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SOUTHEAST EMILY’S TERIYAKI AND PHO 6036 SE Division 788-7327

Teriyaki, Pho

Emily’s Teriyaki & Pho features both Japanese and Vietnamese dishes prepared fresh daily. Teriyaki dishes can be built according to your specifications starting with a base of noodles or rice and and topped off with meat, tofu, veggies, and your choice of six homemade sauces. Vietnamese beef noodle soups feature flavorful options such as round-eye steak, well-done beef brisket or tofu. A vegan soup comes with mushroom broth and loads of veggies. Wash it down with a Vietnamese–style iced coffee or a libation from the full bar.

ENSO WINERY AND TASTING ROOM 1416 SE Stark - 683-3676

Winery

EVOE

3731 SE Hawthorne 232-1010

Sandwiches

FAR EAST

8201 SE Powell - 775-2373 fareastpdx.com

Korean

Far East Restaurant & Bar is SE’s newest urban restaurant & bar offering authentic yet approachable Korean cuisine and a refreshing scene. Our menu ranges from signature dishes such as Korean Short Ribs to Korean Fusion Tacos, Burritos & Burgers. Full lounge & bar with multiple screens for special events & viewings, Soju Bar, Happy Hour Food & Drink Specials, DJ Hosted & Live Music Weekends. contact@fareastpdx.com

THE FARM CAFE 10 SE 7th - 736-3276

them in. Don’t fear bringing your veggie friends here: “Portland Wings,” AKA vegetarian “chicken” wings, or the “Vegeterranean” sandwich will fill them up. And if you happen to have a hankering for some old-fashioned sweet tea or state-fair-inspired deep-fried pickles or Twinkies, this would be your place.

cocktail lounge with yummy cocktails made with above average wells & fresh squeezed juices, Oregon beers & PBR on tap. Nice selection of West coast wines, gourmet bar food menu including 12 slider duos of deliciousness & other eats all served late, not to mention great tunes & good people.

FOSTER BURGER

GENOA

5339 SE Foster - 775-2077

Burgers, Milk Shakes

FRESH POT

GIL’S SPEAKEASY TAVERN

FUIJN

Bar, Pub Grub

Coffee Shop

Northwest, Vegetarian

FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

GENIES

Buffalo Wings

Fire on the Mountain is the cream of the crop when it comes to chicken wing cuisine. This little fry house has the freshest wings around, and over ten different homemade sauces to slather

Italian, Haute Cuisine

3729 SE Hawthorne 232-8928

3549 SE Hawthorne 231-3753

1708 E Burnside - 230-9464 portlandwings.com

2832 SE Belmont 238-1464

Chinese

1101 SE Division - 445-9777

Cafe, Breakfast/Brunch

GEMINI LOUNGE

6526 SE Foster - 772-1117 geminiloungepdx.com

Cocktail Lounge

A great place to eat, drink & mingle. Stylized vintage

609 1/2 SE Taylor 234-8991

A tiny bar in the basement of an apartment building, Gil’s Speakeasy offers beer, liquor, a good jukebox, pool, pacman, poker, pinball and free shuffleboard. We’re a great place to hang and escape from the crush of the crowd with cheap homemade comfort food, stiff drinks, friendly staff and specials during Blazers and Timbers games. Prime rib lunch every Thursday!

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Supper Set feeding your mind, body and soul every tuesday, 7p – 12a

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SOUTHEAST GLADSTONE STREET PIZZA 3813 SE Gladstone 775-1537

Pizza

GOLD DUST MERIDIAN

3267 SE Hawthorne 239-1143 golddustmeridian.com

Bar, American, International

Mid-century-modern sophistication and Portland cool comes together at the Gold Dust Meridian. Swank and suave, with a naughty side like it was conceived by Ian Fleming himself, the moodilylit interior is a perfect place to unwind with a signature cocktail like the Old Grandad Fashion or Hibiscus Royale. With an excellent menu, huge whiskey selection, 60oz cocktails, patio, and the longest happy hour ever, this is possibly the perfect mission.

GOODFOOT

2845 SE Stark - 239-9292

Bar, Music Venue, American, Sandwiches, Burgers

GRAND CENTRAL RESTAURANT AND BOWLING

808 SE Morrison - 236-2695

Burgers, Pizza, Sandwiches

GREEN DRAGON

928 SE 9th - 517-0660

Bistro, Brewpub

HAVANA WEST

1308 SE Morrison 232-1259 Havana West is located near SE 13th on Morrison. They specialize in authentic Cuban cuisine. Lunch specials everyday, with a mouthwatering burger menu. Cheap Drinks and shuffleboard table. Open 8:30am - 2:30 am 7 days a week.

HAMMY’S PIZZA

2114 SE Clinton - 235-1035

Pizza

HAWTHORNE HIDEAWAY

2221 SE Hawthorne 445-4600

Bar, American, Pub Grub

HAWTHORNE THEATRE & LOUNGE 1507 SE 39th - 233-7100

Club, Music Venue

HAZEL ROOM

3279 SE Hawthorne 756-7125 thehazelroom.com Part Bar. Part Tea House. Part Café. The Hazel Room offers charming old world ambiance, Tea & Coffee Cocktails, Beer, Wine, House-made Soups and Gourmet Sandwiches. On Weekends enjoy the boutique brunch menu featuring Baked Egg Skillets, Veggie Biscuits & Gravy, & a Signature Pulled Pork Breakfast Sandwich. Vegan/GF options available!

THE HEDGE HOUSE 3412 SE Division 235-2215 lompocbrewing.com

Bar, American

The Hedge House is a part of the New Old Lompoc brewpub family, which serves some of the best local micro-brews around. Have a thirst-quenching brew and enjoy some tasty pub grub in the cute little house or outside on the spacious patio.

HELIUM COMEDY CLUB 1510 SE 9th 888-643-8669

Comedy Club, Pizza, Sandwiches, Burgers

HODA’S

3401 SE Belmont 236-8325

Middle Eastern

HOKUSEI

4246 SE Belmont 971-279-2161 hokuseisushi.com Sushi Hokusei Japanese Restaurant is coming to SE 42nd & Belmont in April. Our mission is to provide a fresh perspective on traditional Japanese cuisine while utilizing what people love so much about the northwest. Executive chef Kaoru Ishii hopes to bring a traditional approach to Portland that has only been touched on by other great restaurants here. Look forward to great food, outstanding cocktails and a sake menu to match.

HOLMAN’S

15 SE 28th - 231-1093

Bar, Diner

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far east restaurant & bar

Brand new urban restaruant & bar @SE Portland (minors welcome before 10pm)

Asian noodles . fusion grill & more weekend live music & DJ . sports bar former DAILY HAPPY HOUR (visit our website for our menu & events) 8201 SE POWELL BLVD. #G PDX (next to Cathie’s) www.fareastpdx.com www.facebook.com/fareastpdx 503.775.2373 contact@fareastpdx.com

Soju Bar

Korean Vodka

Free Fusion Tacos or Free Fusion Quesadilla valid with two entrees & two drinks purchase One per table. valid with this coupon this offer expires on May 31 2012.

Powell

far east restaurant & bar 82nd

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SOUTHEAST HOLOCENE

1001 SE Morrison 239-7639

Club, Small Plates

HOPWORKS URBAN BREWERY

2944 SE Powell - 232-4677 hopworksbeer.com

American, Pizza, Brewpub

Hopworks brews all-organic, world-class beer and serves fresh, locally-sourced pizza, sandwiches and salads at our two sustainably built and operated brewpubs. Hopworks Urban Brewery is located at 2944 SE Powell and Hopworks BikeBar is at 3947 N. Williams.

HORSE BRASS PUB 4534 SE Belmont 232-2202

Bar, British

HOTLIPS PIZZAHAWTHORNE 2223 SE Hawthorne 234-9999 hotlipspizza.com hotlipssoda.com

Pizza, Beer, Wine, Soda

HUNGRY TIGER

207 SE 12th - 238-4321

HUNGRY TIGER TOO

J & M CAFE

JOLLY ROGER

Vegan, Diner, Comfort Food

Breakfast/Brunch, Cafe

Bar, Pub Grub

213 SE 12th - 238-4321

THE HUTCH ON HOLGATE

4515 SE 41st - 774-1822

Bar, Pub Grub

Young and old alike frequent the Hutch to play pool and shuffleboard, or simply to hang out. You can get your karaoke, drink, food or lotto on. Saturdays feature live music. Serving standard bar fare: burgers, fries, and the like. All with free peanuts!

IMELDA’S AND LOUIE’S

3426 SE Hawthorne 233-7476 ImeldasAndLouies.com For over 18 years Imelda’s Shoes and Louie’s Shoes for Men has been the favorite place for Portland guys and gals to find amazing shoes. A Hawthorne Boulevard staple and Pearl District must-see, this local business also serves up a breathtaking array of handbags, jewelry, and accessories. You can even shop online!

Bar, Pub Grub, Vegan

537 SE Ash

1340 SE 12th - 232-8060

JADE LOUNGE

JUNIORS CAFE

Bar, Asian, Small Plates

Diner, Breakfast/Brunch, Vegetarian/Vegan

2342 SE Ankeny - 236-4998

JAM ON HAWTHORNE

2239 SE Hawthorne 234-4790

Bar, Cafe, Breakfast/ Brunch

JARRA’S/LANGANO LOUNGE 1435 SE Hawthorne 230-8990

Ethiopian, Lounge

JERUSALEM CAFE 3801 SE Belmont 206-7799 jerusalemcafe.com

Mediterranean

After 16 years in Vancouver, WA we decided to open a new branch in Portland. After being in the United States 19 years we have served our parents’ recipes for fresh, authentic Mediterranean food. The journey continues to Portland where we are committed to serving the unique Jerusalemstyle Mediterranean cuisine.

1742 SE 12th - 235-5474

KEN’S ARTISAN PIZZA

304 SE 28th - 517-9951

Pizza

LA BAMBA

4908 SE Powell - 445-6341

Mexican

LA CALACA COMELONA

2304 SE Belmont 239-9675 lacalacacomelona.com

Bar, Mexican/Latin

La Calaca Comelona Mexican Restaurant, featuring a wide range of central and southern Mexican cuisine specialties and a variety of traditional cocktails and drinks. Enjoy the unique decor devoted to Mexican art and culture. Come in for our Happy Hour Mon-Sat from 4-6pm.

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SOUTHEAST THE LAMP

3023 SE Milwaukie 234-7000

Bar

LANDMARK SALOON 4847 SE Division 894-8132

Neighborhood bar, Pub Grub

LAUGHING PLANET 3320 SE Belmont 235-6472 4110 SE Woodstock 788-2921

Burritos, Bowls, Vegetarian/ Vegan

238-3458

Bakery, Coffee Shop, Sandwiches

THE LOVECRAFT 421 SE Grand 971-270-7760

Horror Themed Bar

LUCKY DEVIL LOUNGE

Neighborhood Bar, Pub Grub

4811 SE Hawthorne 360-1450

Music Venue, Bar

MY FATHER’S PLACE 523 SE Grand - 235-5494

LUTZ TAVERN

NEW DEAL DISTILLERY

Strippers!

4639 SE Woodstock 774-0353

Tavern

Mediterranean, northwest, Haute Cuisine

Lounge, Small Plates

301 SE Morrison - 234-1324

MT. TABOR THEATER

Breakfast, Burgers, & Booze

MATCHBOX LOUNGE

LE BISTRO MONTAGE

NORTH BAR

633 SE Powell - 206-7350

LAURO

3377 SE Division - 239-7000

Bar, Small Plates, Mediterranean, Spanish

3203 SE Division 234-7844

MEAT CHEESE BREAD

1311 SE 9th - 234-2513

Hand Crafted Spirits

NICHOLAS RESTAURANT

318 SE Grand - 235-5123

Lebanese, Middle Eastern

NIGHT LIGHT LOUNGE

2100 SE Clinton - 731-6500

Bar, Mac & Cheese, Seafood, Southern

1406 SE Stark - 234-1700

Deli, Sandwiches

Bar, American, Pub Grub, Northwest

LE PIGEON

MI MERO MOLE

NOBLE ROT

Tacos de Guisado

Bar, Haute Cuisine, Small Plates

738 E Burnside - 546-8796

Haute Cuisine

LITTLE T AMERICAN BAKER 2600 SE Division

5026 SE Division 232-8226

MORRISON HOTEL

1111 E Burnside - 233-1999

5008 SE Division 546-9973

NOSH ON SEVENTH

2030 SE 7th - 239-6674 noshonseventh.com Sandwiches, Soups, salads, sweets and caffeine. Great grub. Dine in or take out. Local family owned and operated. Plate and box specials every day. Restricted diet sensitive, bacon lovers encouraged. Catering, our place or yours. Join our full belly community on facebook.com/noshonseventh Mon through Friday 8am until 3pm.

NOSTRANA

1401 SE Morrison 234-2427 nostrana.com Nostrana - literally ‘ours’ invokes local. Simple food from honest ingredients. Pure. Regional. Italian. Dinner SunTh 5-10, Fri-Sat 5-11. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30-2. Reservations Recommended.

719 SE Morrison - 236-7080

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SOUTHEAST NUESTRA COCINA 2135 SE Division 232-2135

Mexican

OAKS BOTTOM PUBLIC HOUSE

1621 SE Bybee - 459-4988

Bar, Brewpub, American

Oaks Bottom Pub is another Lompoc venture for Southeast Portland. Any place that serves something called “tot-chos” (tater-tots covered in nacho fixins) is okay in my book. A bevy of other choices like barbecue, the “hot damn burger (vegetarian version available) and other hearty bar fare to soak up some of that good ‘ol Lompoc beer.

OASIS CAFE

OLYMPIC PROVISIONS

107 SE Washington 954-3663 olympicprovisions.com

American Charcuterie, Sandwiches

American Charcuterie Olympic Provisions has expanded their operation to two meat centric restaurants/delis that provide delicious bites from their USDA certified meatcuring facility (Oregon’s very first). Both kitchens boast food focusing on the clean, bold flavors of the Pacific NW. Come in to feast on this European style menu, sample some NW wine or beer, and take home some of the freshest ingredients that Portland has to offer.

3701 SE Hawthorne 231-0901

OTTO

OBLIQUE COFFEE ROASTERS

Northwest, American, Small Plates

Cafe

OUI PRESSE

Pizza

3039 SE Stark - 228-7883

THE OBSERVATORY 8115 SE Stark - 445-6284

Bar, American, Northwest, Burgers

1852 SE Hawthorne 517-7770

1740 SE Hawthorne 384-2160

Coffee Shop

PACIFIC PIE COMPANY

PAPA HAYDN

Pies

Fine Dining, Desserts

1520 SE 7th - 381-6157

5829 SE Milwaukie 232-9440

PAD THAI KITCHEN

PEPINO’S

2309 SE Belmont 232-8766

Thai

PAPA G’S

2314 SE Division 235-0244 papagees.com

Deli, Vegetarian/Vegan, International

At Papa G’s Organic Deli we offer all organic hot pick your own plates, all organic Salad Bar, sandwiches, tacos, nachos, raw options, and desserts, all organic and local beers and ciders, all organic soups, all organic gluten free options, all organic catering, and all organic house made drinks. We pride ourselves in offering great tasting ALL organic natural whole food, fast! Everything is made from scratch and we know all of the ingredients in all of our food. We only use natural organic ingredients.

3832 SE Hawthorne 236-5000 pepinos.org

Delicious, fresh, affordable Mexican food. Come enjoy a great meal while admiring the colorful, fun atmosphere. Great outdoor patio on Hawthorne to enjoy the sun and some cool drinks. We hand-make everything fresh, daily. We compost upwards of 80% of our refuse, making us one of the more earth-friendly restaurants around.

PETITE PROVENCE 4834 SE Division 233-1121

French, Bakery, Breakfast/ Brunch

PIED COW COFFEEHOUSE 3244 SE Belmont 230-4866

Bar, Coffee Shop/Tea, Small Plates

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SOUTHEAST PINE STATE BISCUITS

Dessert

cookery. Open five nights a week and Sunday for brunch. Come treat yourself to the extensive wine list, amazing craft cocktails, artisan pizza pies, housemade pasta noodles, and simply prepared farm-direct local produce. All vegan with many gluten-free options also available. Call for reservations or walk in.

PLAN B

THE PRESS CLUB

Bar, Club, Pub Grub

Bar, Coffee Shop, Soup and/or Sandwich

3640 SE Belmont 236-3346

Breakfast/Brunch, Sandwiches

PIX PATISSERIE 3402 SE Division 232-4407

1305 SE 8th - 230-9020

POK POK

2621 SE Clinton - 233-5656

3226 SE Division 232-1387

PRODUCE ROW CAFE

¿POR QUE NO?

Bar, American

Thai

4635 SE Hawthorne 954-3138

Small Plates, Mexican

PORTOBELLO VEGAN TRATTORIA 1125 SE Division 754-5993 portobellopdx.com

Vegetarian/Vegan, Italian, Dessert

Portobello offers the finest in locally sourced craft vegan

204 SE Oak - 232-8355 producerowcafe.com Produce Row Café is an American Gastropub that has been a fixture in Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District since 1974. With a seasonal menu, 24 taps, over 75 whiskeys, fantastic cocktails and beer & whiskey pairings, the Row offers something for everyone. Check our music & movie listings at producerowcafe.com

PUB AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE 4107 SE 28th - 235-0969

Bar, Pub Grub

REEL ‘M’ INN 2430 SE Division 231-3880

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

ROADRUNNER CAFE 3570 SE Division Grand opening April 21. Breakfast Fri-Sun 9 am-3 pm

ROADSIDE ATTRACTION

1000 SE 12th - 233-0743

Pub Grub

ROTTURE

315 SE 3rd - 234-5683

Bar, Club, Pizza

THE RUM CLUB

720 NE Sandy - 467-2469

Cocktails

SAINT CUPCAKE DELUXE 3300 SE Belmont 997-3674

Cupcakes!

SAPPHIRE HOTEL 5008 SE Hawthorne 232-6333 thesapphirehotel.com

Bar, Northwest, Small Plates

Northwest, Brunch, Dinner

Sapphire Hotel is a sexy, candlelit lounge in the lobby of what was once a traveler’s hotel & local brothel. Sapphire serves amazing cocktails and a wide variety of beer & wine. The menu features everything from small nibbles and beautiful platters to a killer burger, all served late into the night.

ROSCOE’S

SASSY’S

Neighborhood Bar

Strippers!

RONTOMS

600 E Burnside - 236-4536

Bar, American, Small Plates, Sandwiches

ROOST

1403 SE Belmont 971-544-7136

8105 SE Stark - 255-0049

927 SE Morrison - 231-1606

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Customizable teriyaki special Create your own meal in a bowl Vegan options available Lunch specials from $4.99 Happy hour 10:30 am - 4 pm

Absolutely no MSG added 6036 SE Division St. - 503-788-7327

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SOUTHEAST SAVOY TAVERN & BISTRO

SLINGSHOT LOUNGE

ST. JACK

SUNSHINE TAVERN

Bar, Midwestern, American

Bar, Brunch, Burgers, Northwest

French, Cafe, Cocktails, Wine/Beer, Patisserie

Bar, Clubhouse, Pub Grub

THE SIDE DOOR

SLOW BAR

2500 SE Clinton - 808-9999

425 SE Washington 233-8553

Bar, American, Pub Grub, Soup and/or Sandwich

SIDE STREET TAVERN

828 SE 34th - 236-7999

5532 SE Center - 445-6649

533 SE Grand - 230-7767

Bar, American, Burgers, Northwest

SOUND GROUNDS 3701 SE Belmont 234-0915

Bar, American, Pub Grub

SPACE ROOM

SIMPATICA DINING HALL & CATERING

Bar, Pub Grub, Diner

828 SE Ash - 679-7807

American, Northwest

SIZZLE PIE

624 E Burnside - 234-PIES

Pizza!

THE SLAMMER

500 SE 8th - 232-6504

Bar, Pub Grub

SLAPPY CAKES 4246 SE Belmont 477-4805

Pancakes!, Breakfast/ Brunch, Sandwiches

4800 SE Hawthorne 235-8303

SPIELMAN COFFEE ROASTERS 2128 SE Division 467-0600

Coffee Shop

Local, independent, father and son coffee roaster and bagel-maker on SE Division since December 2010 (after over 15 years in the ‘burbs). Boiled, artisan, SE Portlandstyle sourdough bagels made with respect for our community’s palette. Small-batch on-site roasting. Awesome lox. “Our bagels show respect!”

2039 SE Clinton - 360-1281

STAR BAR

639 SE Morrison 232-5553 star-bar-rocks.com Star Bar is a rock & roll bar with natural food and stiff drinks. Our service is sincere and our standards are high. No pretenses. No bullshit.

3111 SE Division 688-1750

SUZETTE CREPERIE 3342 SE Belmont 473-8657 suzettepdx.com

French, Creperie

STARKY’S

Suzette has moved to Belmont with a new cocktail menu--the star is the Martinique: rum and Coke with homemade “Coke!” Buckwheat crepes feature Prosciutto, salmon, and veggies (vegan and gluten-free options too), plus soups and salads. Desserts from scratch are the specialty, including homemade Nutella and ice creams.

Bar, American

SWEET HEREAFTER

STUMPTOWN COFFEE

Bar, Vegan

STARK NAKED PIZZA

2835 SE Stark - 459-4490

Pizza

2913 SE Stark - 230-7980

3326 SE Belmont

4525 SE Division-230-7702 3356 SE Belmont-232-8889 3352 SE Belmont- 467-4123

SWEETNESS BAKERY AND CAFE

SUBROSA

SWEETPEA BAKING COMPANY

Coffee Shop

2601 SE Clinton - 233-1955

Neighborhood Italian

3524 SE 52nd - 314-1392

Bakery and Cafe

1205 SE Stark - 477-5916

Vegan Bakery

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True Brew

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Coffeehouse

Monday - Saturday 7 am - 7 pm Sunday 8 am - 2 pm

16 oz Mocha $2.00

3370 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. Portland Oregon 97202

exp 12/25/2012

503-231-9992

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Brooklyn Furniture Co. OPEN DAILY 11 AM - 7:30 PM

All New Inventory

SALVAGED HARDWOOD FURNITURE

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SOUTHEAST THE TAO OF TEA 3430 SE Belmont 736-0198

Tea House, Indian, Small Plates, Vegetarian/Vegan

TANKER

4825 SE Hawthorne 445-4634

Bar, Pub Grub

TAQUERIA LOS GORDITOS 1212 SE Division 445-6289 losgorditospdx.com

using local, seasonal, fresh, and natural products. We take great pride in providing freshly baked breads and pastries, and grinding meats for our sausages and burgers in house. We buy the best product available to us in order to provide our customers with a top quality experience.

coffee in handmade mugs. Monthly art exhibits. Get off the bike trail on Spokane street in Sellwood and take a break!

WHISKEY SODA LOUNGE

VEGE THAI

WILD ABANDON

Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan

TRUE BREW

HANIGAN’S “THE VERN”

American, Northwest, Breakfast/Brunch, Diner

3370 SE Milwaukie 231-9992 truebrewcoffeehouse.com

Coffee House

3274 SE Hawthorne 234-2171

2624 SE Belmont 233-7851

Dive Bar

A fixture in the vegan community since 2006, Taqueria Los Gorditos also offers authentic Mexican food for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. The family-owned and operated business has two Southeast Portland locations: the restaurant at 1212 SE Division and the original food cart at 50th and Division. A third location will be opening in NW very soon!

True Brew Coffeehouse is a clean and spacious cafe overlooking Brooklyn Park. Enjoy coffee, smoothies, milkshakes, bagels, donuts, freshly baked pastries, and delicious madeto-order breakfast and lunch sandwiches all day. Service is fast, yet friendly. Perfect for get-togethers, business meetings, studying, or lounging with a book. Secure free wi-fi available.

TOAST

UGLY MUG CAFE

7907 SE Stark - 262-0696

Coffeehouse

WAFU

Mexican, Vegetarian/Vegan

5222 SE 52nd - 774-1020 toastpdx.com

8017 SE 13th - 230-2010 uglymugpdx.com

We are a neighborhood restaurant specializing in cuisine

Serving all the greats from Stumptown to Crema. Locally owned and operated. Serving

Northwest, Breakfast Brunch

VICTORY WINE BAR 3652 SE Division 236-8755

Bar, Haute Cuisine, Small Plates

VINDAHLO

2038 SE Clinton - 467-4550

Indian

VINTAGE COCKTAIL LOUNGE Lounge

3113 SE Division- 236-0205

Ramen, Japanese

3131 SE Division 232-0102

Bar, Asian, Thai

2411 SE Belmont 232-4458

THE WOODSMAN TAVERN 4537 SE Division 971-373-8264

Northwest, Seafood, Brunch

YA HALA

8005 SE Stark - 256-4484

Lebanese

YOKO’S

2878 SE Gladstone 736-9228

Sushi

YO MAMA’S COFFEE & TEA 6504 SE Foster - 432-8313

Coffee/Tea, Cafe

ZACH’S SHACK 4611 SE Hawthorne 233-4616

Hot Dogs!

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NORTHEAST

You can basically get anywhere from the Lloyd Center. But do you want to? Is the Red Lion rooftop terrace open yet? Meet me there for drinks at 7 pm. It’s on you!

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MAP A

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Northeast A & L SPORTS PUB

AVIARY

Sports bar, Pub Grub

Asian Fusion

5933 NE GLisan -234-7607

ACADIA

1303 NE Fremont 249-5001

Creole, New Orleans

AL FORNO FERUZZA 2738 NE Alberta - 253-6766 alfornoferruzza.com

Wood Fired Pizza, Salads

al Forno Ferruzza pizza brings an expertise and a select secret Sicilian recipe to every occasion. They bring an extensive culinary heritage to the menu with balanced flavors, and authentic ingredients that honor every nutritional need. The love for authentic fresh homemade foods has been handed down to the Ferruzza family from generation to generation. Stop into al Forno for authentic Sicilian Pizza, baked in an 800-degree stone hearth oven.

ALADDIN’S CAFE

6310 NE 33rd - 546-7686

Syrian, Mediterranean

ALAMEDA BREWHOUSE 4765 NE Fremont 460-9025

Brewpub Grub, Soups, Burgers, Sandwiches

ALBERTA STREET PUBLIC HOUSE

1036 NE Alberta - 284-7665

Burgers, Sandwiches, Pub Grub

ALIVIAR COFFEEHOUSE

1733 NE Alberta - 287-2400

BACK TO EDEN BAKERY BOUTIQUE

2217 NE Alberta - 477-5022 backtoedenbakery.com

Vegan, Bakery

Organic vegan treats for every occasion made to order. Cakes, cookies, scones, muffins and more, visit our website to see our full menu. Vegan never tasted this good!

BAGEL LAND

4118 NE Fremont 249-2848

Bakery, Bagels

BAKERY BAR

Coffee Shop

BAR LOLO

2940 NE Alberta 288-3400 barlolo.com

Bar, Small plates

Bar Lolo offers a casual Barcelonan tapas bar setting, featuring traditional tapas, handcrafted Spanish and Spanish inspired cocktails, an expansive wine list and local beers. Hours are from 5pm to midnight or later Tues – Sat. Happy Hour is from 5-6:30 pm on weekdays.

BEAST

5425 NE 30th - 841-6968

Northwest, Brunch

2715 NE Alberta - 493-4430

Neighborhood Bar 1203 NE Alberta 287-5908

BLACK SHEEP BAKERY & CAFE

523 NE 19th - 517-5762

CITY STATE DINER 128 NE 28th - 517-0347

Diner

CLUB 21

2035 NE Glisan - 235-5690

Bar, Pub Grub

A Portland Staple since 1958, Club 21 is under new ownership. The Club has regained all of its original charm but now has more beer, booze, and a fun buildyour-own-burger menu. Open at 11:30 am every day, with brunch on the weekends, it’s the perfect Portland bar to relax and soak in the city’s history. Bands, DJs, and pinball add to the entertainment or just grab a pint and relax on the new patio or next to the fire. Be sure to say hi to the regulars; They’ve been drinking here since before you were born.

COCOTTE

Coffee Shop, Cafe, Soup and/or Sandwich, Bakery, Vegetarian/Vegan

2930 NE Killingsworth 227-2669

THE BLIND ONION PIZZA AND PUB

CONCORDIA ALE HOUSE & EATERY

Pizza

BLOSSOMING LOTUS

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub, Soup and/or Sandwich

Vegan, Soup and/or Sandwich, International

COUNTY CORK PUBLIC HOUSE

3345 NE Broadway 284-2825

1713 NE 15th - 228-0048

BRANCH WHISKEY BAR

2926 NE Alberta - 206-6266

Bar

Bar, French

3276 NE Killingsworth 287-3929

1329 NE Fremont 284-4805

Bar, Burgers, Pub Grub, Soup and/or Sandwich

CRUZROOM

Bella Faccia means “Pretty Face” and you will indeed get a beautiful and tasty pizza from this beloved Portland institution. Come relax on our great patio and don’t forget Happy Hour: Monday through Friday from 4-6 pm and Saturday and Sunday 3-5 pm.

Brewpub

Cafe, Brunch

New to Alberta, Cruzroom is servin’ up over-ambitious cocktails and non-authentic tacos. Their northwest libations such as the Downward Spiral and Lady Vengeance join forces with Portland-style tacos like the Mac Taco and Green Meanie. Add premium quality service and you’re guaranteed a good night every night at the Cruzroom.

BURNSIDE BREWING COMPANY

CUP AND SAUCER NE

BERNIE’S SOUTHERN BISTRO

2904 NE Alberta - 282-9864

Southern

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

Mexican

BINKS

Chinese, Karaoke Bar

2338 NE Alberta - 208-3483 cruzroom.com

Pizza

5507 NE 30th - 287-7555

Bar

2651 E Burnside - 234-6171

BREAKSIDE BREWERY

BEULAHLAND

AUTENTICA

2216 NE MLK - 287-7254

CHOPSTICKS EXPRESS

2934 NE Alberta - 282-0600 bellafacciapizzeria.com

AMERICAN DREAM PIZZA

4620 NE Glisan - 230-0699

BILLY RAY’S

Cafe, Sandwiches

1725 NE Alberta - 208-2568

Pizza

Bar, Burgers, Pub Grub

Irish

BARISTA

Featuring beautifully crafted espresso drinks, loose-leaf teas, bittersweet hot chocolate, beer and wine, snacks & desserts, amazing chocolate bars, books and games. Sun 8 am-5 pm Mon-Thurs 6:30 am-5 pm Fri 6:30 am-9 pm Sat 8 am-9 pm

2415 NE Alberta - 287-7760

6000 NE Glisan - 233-1178

BLACK CAT CAFE

Pastries, Dessert

BELLA FACCIA PIZZERIA

ALLEYWAY CAFE & BAR

BIDDY MCGRAW’S

2935 NE Glisan - 477-7779

4128 NE Sandy 954-1091 aliviarcoffee.com

Coffee house

Noon & Night. InHouse Infusions. Beulahland Short Shorts. SIN & Repent. Old German. Mac & Cheese. 7 Days A Week. Patio. Beulahland. Happy Hour. Timbers. Hot Wings. Local Beers. Real Food. Real People. Beulahland. 118 NE 28th. Since 1997. Beulahland.

118 NE 28th - 235-2794 beulahlandpdx.com

Beulahland. Full Breakfast. Mimosa. EuroCup. Beulahland. Beer. Lunch. BloodyMary. Beulahland. Olympics. Morning

820 NE Dekum - 719-6475

BRIDGES CAFE & CATERING

2716 NE MLK - 288-4169

Cafe, American

BUMBLEKISS

3517 NE 46th - 282-6313

701 E Burnside 946-8151

Brewpub, Gourmet Pub Food

THE BYE AND BYE

1011 NE Alberta - 281-0537

Vegan Lounge

Cocktails, Tacos

3000 NE Killingsworth 287-4427

Cafe, Diner, Breakfast Brunch

D’S BAR

6732 NE Sandy 281-1276

Sports Bar

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Northeast DOC

5519 NE 30th - 946-8592

Bar, Italian

DOVE VIVI

2727 NE Glisan - 239-4444

Cornmeal Crust Pizza

DOVETAIL BAKERY

3039 NE Alberta - 288-8839

Bakery

DU’S GRILL

5365 NE Sandy - 284-1773

Asian, Japanese

EXTRACTO COFFEEHOUSE

2921 NE Killingsworth 281-1764 1465 Ste. B NE Prescott 284-1380

Coffee Shop, Cafe

FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

3443 NE Fremont 894-8973 portlandwings.com

Wings

Fire on the Mountain is the cream of the crop when it comes to chicken wing cuisine. This little fry house has the freshest wings around, and over ten different homemade sauces to slather them in. Don’t fear bringing your veggie friends here: “Portland Wings,” AKA vegetarian “chicken” wings, or the “Vegeterranean” sandwich will fill them up. And if you happen to have a hankering for some old-fashioned sweet tea or state-fair-inspired deep-fried pickles or Twinkies, this would be your place.

FIREHOUSE

711 NE Dekum - 954-1702 firehousepdx.com

Seafood, Italian, Northwest, Pizza, Dessert

The staff and owners of Firehouse Restaurant are committed to offering great seasonable fare using sustainable fish, meats, and produce whenever possible. The building (the old Firehouse 29) lends itself well to the style of cooking that Firehouse does, using a wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill that emphasize technique, seasonality, and a simple straightforward approach to food. Firehouse believes that there are few things more beautiful than a well-prepared meal in a warm and inviting setting.

FRANK’S NOODLE HOUSE 822 NE Broadway 288-1007

Chinese

FULL MOON THAI 3445 NE Broadway 477-6073 fullmoonthaipdx.com

Thai

Full Moon Thai features one of the most extensive Thai cuisine menus in Portland. The chef uses recipes from both agricultural northeastern Thailand (Isan) and cosmopolitan Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon). Her dishes offer a wonderful blend of hot, spicy, and sour tastes. Mango and seafood dishes are highly recommended.

GOLDRUSH COFFEE BAR 2601 NE MLK - 460-6657

Coffee Shop

GOOD NEIGHBOR PIZZERIA

800 NE Dekum - 285-7400 goodneighborpizzeria.com

Bar, Pizza

Come for the perfect slice, stay for the full bar and pinball. Pull up a bar stool and soak up the neighborhood vibe. Hand-tossed thin crust pies with tangy red sauce, dough from scratch with Pendleton flour, house-cured and smoked pork loin, lovely roasted Draper Valley chicken, Classic pesto, and hand-formed Painted Hills burgers on fresh housemade buns.

GRAIN AND GRISTLE 1473 NE Prescott 298-5007 grainandgristle.com

Bar, Awesome

A neighborhood tavern, where everything is made from scratch. Eight carefully curated taps featuring Northwest beers, local spirits in creative cocktails, and seasonal, farm-driven foods. The daily 2-fer and lots of food and drink specials. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch! Afternoon happy hour and latenight industry specials!

GRENDEL’S COFFEE HOUSE 729 E Burnside - 595-9550 grendelscoffee.com

Coffee House

Nestled in lower Burnside area, near The Jupiter Hotel and renowned restaurant, Le Pigeon, Grendel’s Coffee House plays host to a diverse, lively neighborhood. Featuring organic and fairtrade coffee from Oregon’s own Columbia River Coffee Roaster, offerings also include breakfast goodies, gourmet sandwiches, gluten- free pastries, Wi-Fi and old-style Mac computers.

HELSER’S

1538 NE Alberta - 281-1477

American, Breakfast/Brunch

THE HILT

1934 NE Alberta 971-255-1793

Bar, American, Greek

HOP HAVEN

2130 NE Broadway 287-0244 NE Broadway’s Beer Bar and Bottle Shop offering 100+ bottles, rotating taps, full bar and food - including Bellagios Pizza and Skyline Burgers. Some of the city’s best Happy Hour deals everyday from 4 to 8pm (all day on Sundays) plus specials for Timbers and Blazers game days. Outdoor dog-friendly seating. Thursday Night Trivia. Weekly Summer Beer Tastings.

HOTLIPS PIZZA

5440 NE 33rd - 445-1020 hotlipspizza.com

Pizza, Beer, Wine

HOW CAN BE LOUNGE (CHOPSTICKS III)

535 NE Columbia-283-3900

Lounge, Karaoke Bar

THE HUTCH

4606 NE Glisan 235-4729 Young and old alike frequent the Hutch to play pool and shuffleboard, or simply to hang out. You can get your karaoke, drink, food or lotto on. Saturdays feature live music. Serving standard bar fare: burgers, fries, and the like. All with free peanuts!

KATIE O’BRIEN’S

LAURELTHIRST PUBLIC HOUSE

2958 NE Glisan - 232-1504

Bar, Comfort Food

LAURELWOOD PUBLIC HOUSE & BREWERY 5115 NE Sandy 282-0622

Brewpub, American, Burgers

LONESOME’S PIZZA 523 NE 19th - 234-0114

Pizza

MAD GREEK DELI

1740 E Burnside - 232-0274

Cafe, Burgers, Deli, Greek

MAGNOLIA’S CORNER

4075 NE Sandy - 459-4081 magnoliascorner.net Magnolia’s Corner, is in the heart of the Hollywood District, across from the theatre, With over 300 bottles of wine, 5 rotating drafts, and small plates! Wine and Beer Tastings are Friday nights starting at 6 pm, check magnoliascorner. net for the tasting line-up and events! Happy Hour TuesdaySaturday 4:30-6:30 pm. Closed Sunday and Monday, TuesdayThursday 3-11 pm Friday and Saturday 3 pm-midnight

MASH TUN BREWPUB

2204 NE Alberta - 548-4491

Brewpub, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

MIGRATION BREWING CO. 2828 NE Glisan - 206-5221 Brewpub

2809 NE Sandy 234-8573

MOON & SIXPENCE

KILLER BURGER

Bar, Soup and/or Sandwich, British Pub Grub

Burgers

NATURAL SELECTION

American, Bar

4644 NE Sandy 971-544-7521

2014 NE 42nd - 288-7802

3033 NE Alberta - 288-5883

KIR WINE BAR

Vegetarian/Vegan, Northwest

Bar, Northwest, Haute Cuisine, Small Plates

NAVARRE

THE KNOW

Haute Cuisine, Small Plates

Bar, Club, Pub Grub

NED LUDD

LA BUCA

Northwest, European

22 NE 7th - 232-3063

2026 NE Alberta - 473-8729

40 NE 28th - 238-1058

Bar, Italian

10 NE 28th - 232-3555

3925 NE MLK - 288-6900

NEPO 42

5403 NE 42nd - 288-8080

Burgers, Pub Grub, Breakfast Brunch, American, Bar

HEART ROASTERS

LAURELHURST MARKET BUTCHER SHOP & RESTAURANT

Coffee Roaster

Steak, Northwest, Deli, Bar

Bar

2211 E Burnside - 206-6602

3155 E Burnside - 206-3097

NEST LOUNGE

1801 NE Alberta - 282-0230

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Northeast PAMBICHE

2811 NE Glisan - 233-0511

Cuban

PETISCO

1411 NE Broadway 360-1048

Coffee Shop, Soup and/or Sandwich

PINE STATE BISCUITS

2204 NE Alberta - 477-6605

Breakfast/Brunch, Sandwiches

THE PINHOLE CAFE 541 NE 20th #100

Coffee Shop, Cafe

PODNAH’S PIT BBQ 1625 NE Killingsworth 281-3700

BBQ/Southern

POUR

2755 NE Broadway 288-7687

Wine Bar, Small Plates

RADIO ROOM

1101 NE Alberta - 287-2346

Lounge, Northwest, Burgers, Sandwiches, Soups/ Salads

RANDOM ORDER COFFEEHOUSE AND BAKERY 1800 NE Alberta 971-340-6995

Coffeehouse & Bakery, Cafe

SALT AND STRAW SCOOP SHOP 2035 NE Alberta 208-3867

Ice Cream!

SANDY HUT

vegetables and are proud of our homemade appetizers which most restaurants use frozen from the store. We also cater to families, vegetarians, and gluten-free diets. Open for lunch 11:00 2:30, Dinner 4:00 - 9:30. Happy Hour specials 4:00 - 6:00

RED FLAG

1430 NE Sandy 235-7972

Bar, Pub Grub

SIAM SOCIETY

Bar, Sandwiches, Salad/ Soup

SCREEN DOOR

Thai

344 NE 28th - 232-0507

RED ROOM

2530 NE 82nd -

Burgers, Pizza

RISTRETTO ROASTERS

3520 NE 42nd - 284-6767

2337 E Burnside 542-0880

Southern, breakfast/Brunch

SECRET SOCIETY

116 NE Russell - 493-3600

Small Plates, Lounge

Coffee Shop, Cafe

SEVEN VIRTUES

ROSE & THISTLE PUB

Coffee House

2314 NE Broadway 287-8582

Bar, Pub Grub

17 taps, 14 bottles, full bar and food that sticks to all your bones. Our back yard patio has a heated covered area. All televised Timbers and Blazers games. We punk out with our junk out.

5936 NE Glisan - 236-7763

SHANDONG

3724 NE Broadway 287-0331 shandongportland.com

Chinese

Shandong is what a Chinese restaurant should be in Portland - a fresh look at classic dishes. We use the freshest ingredients possible, cook to order and make our own noodles. We don’t use canned or dehydrated

2703 NE Alberta - 922-3675

SKIN AND BONES BISTRO

5424 E Burnside - 236-3610 American Bistro

SKYLINE BURGERS ON BROADWAY 2200 NE Broadway 808-1553

American, Diner

One of a dying breed of classic American drive-in style diners. Gorge yourself on burgers, fries, onion rings, milkshakes and the like. The new location on NE Broadway and 22nd boasts an expansive bar featuring a killer happy hour 2x daily, seven days a week, 60in flat screens with your favorite sports action, and a classic weekend breakfast menu. Providing you that nice comforting blast from the past!

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Northeast SPARE ROOM

4830 NE 42nd - 287-5800

Bar, American

SPINTS ALEHOUSE 401 NE 28th - 847-2534

Brewpub, Northwest, German, French

SPIRIT OF ‘77

500 NE MLK - 232-9977

Bar, Pub Grub

THE STANDARD

14 NE 22nd - 233-4181

Bar, Pub Grub

SWIFT LOUNGE 1932 NE Broadway 288-3333

Bar, American

Swift is an enthralling creature that whispers volatile arousal over your cheekbones and commands the dismissal of all your tangled distresses. Her presence is of only one intention: to relinquish a few hours of freedom you forgot existed with no strings attached. Swift is your ‘lil lady and she ain’t going nowhere.

TABLA

200 NE 28th - 238-3777

Mediterranean, Italian, Small Plates

TAPALAYA

28 NE 28th - 232-6652 tapalaya.com

Small Plates, Barbecue/ Southern

Tapalaya is the only place in the world serving up Cajun/Creole dishes, small-plates style - perfect for pairing and sharing. Join us for New Orleans grub, tasty handcrafted cocktails, fun folks, funky tunes, good times, shiny beads, and our infamous nightly happy hour. Live music every Tuesday & Thursday.

THATCH

2733 NE Broadway 281-8454

Bar, American, Asian, Island/Tropical

TIGA

1465 NE Prescott 288-5534

Bar, Northwest, Asian, Fusion

TIN SHED GARDEN CAFE

1438 NE Alberta - 288-6966

Brunch, Burgers, Soup and/ or Sandwich

TONIC LOUNGE

3100 NE Sandy - 238-0543

Bar, Club, American, Pub Grub

TORO BRAVO

120 NE Russell - 281-4464

Bar, Small Plates, Spanish/ Tapas

TULA GLUTEN FREE BAKING CO. 4943 NE MLK - 764-9727 tulabaking.com

Bakery

A dedicated gluten free space, offering a full-line of fresh baked pastries and savory treats; including, pizza, panini sandwiches, soup and salad. We serve natural sodas, fine teas and coffee from Lone Pine Coffee Roasters. Our breads are delicious and many items are vegan friendly. Special orders welcome.

UMI SUSHI

914 NE Broadway 288-5149

Sushi

VITA CAFE

3023 NE Alberta - 335-8233

Diner, Vegetarian/Vegan

VOODOO DOUGHNUT TOO

1501 NE Davis - 235-2666

Doughnuts

WONDER BALLROOM/ UNDER WONDER LOUNGE 128 NE Russell - 493-0371

Club, Lounge

WOODLAWN COFFEE AND PASTRY 808 NE Dekum - 954-2412 woodlawncoffee.com

Coffee & Pastry

Nestled in the burgeoning Woodlawn neighborhood of NE Portland, Woodlawn Coffee and Pastry strives to be a part of a vibrant community scene. In addition to serving Stumptown coffees and a great selection of teas from Tao of Tea, they are also happily offering scratch pastries made from seasonal, organic and local ingredients. They would love to help with your holiday treats. Order your holiday pies cookies and cakes with them today for the holidays or stop in for a sweet treat on Dekum street.

YAKUZA LOUNGE 5411 NE 30th - 450-0893 Japanese, Bar

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NORTH

Where’s Your Bus Tray? In order to keep the delicate coffee-shop rotation on track, pay it forward into the bus tub located somewhere in the public area of your coffee house. If you can’t find it, ask. They will be star-dazzled by your concern. This will give you the reputation as a valiant knight, even for just one day.

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NOrth ALBINA PRESS

4637 N Albina - 282-5214

Coffee Shop

ALIBI RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE 4024 N Interstate 287-5335

Bar, Karaoke Lounge

AMNESIA BREWING 832 N Beech - 281-7708

Brewpub

Come drink delicious locally brewed beer and enjoy grilled sausages and burgers in an OktoberFest-like setting. We have a dog friendly, huge heated outside beer garden on Mississippi, and three new Belgian beers starting May 1st. Also a Washougal, WA production brewery and pub is coming this summer. Cheers!

BAR BAR

3943 N Mississippi 288-8395

Bar!

BEATERVILLE CAFE

shareable small plate dishes for meat eaters and veggies alike, with specialties including house-made hummus, chorizo stuffed puff pastries, and Moroccan Chicken skewers. Happy Hour is daily from 4-6 pm and 10-close. We infuse our liquors for a great spicy Bloody Mary, Margarita and Martini’s. But it doesn’t stop there because out back is a hidden North Portland gem: The patio is filled with hammocks and gas fire perfect for sitting back and enjoy the libations!

CATHEDRAL PARK KITCHEN

6635 N Baltimore 946-8426 cathedralparkkitchen.com Summer’s here & our patio is open. Join us for the best bridge view in St. Johns. Happy hour all day Tuesday & Wednesday thru Friday 4-6. Craft Cocktails • Hand Cut Ice • Old World Bartending. Lunch • Brunch • Dinner.

2201 N Killingsworth 735-4652

CHOP

THE BOX SOCIAL

Deli, Grocery/Market

3971 N Williams - 288-1111 bxsocial.com

Drinking Parlour, Small Plates

The Box Social is a cozy, warm, romantic neighborhood bar with craft cocktails, wine, beer and nice little tasty bites. A friendly approachable staff keeps the vibe mellow and relaxed. Open every night of the week from 4 pm-2 am and with both early and late night Happy Hours.

BRASS TACKS SANDWICHES

3535 N Vancouver 309-4412 brasstackssandwichesllc. blogspot.com

Sandwiches

Brass Tacks Sandwiches is a women-owned deli focused on sustainability and serving delicious food that everyone can eat. All of their condiments, soups, and salads are made in house, and the lovely ladies of Brass Tacks always look to provide plentiful vegan and gluten free options. Open 10 am to 7 pm every day.

CASA NARANJA 4205 N Mississippi 459-4049

Northwest, Soup and/or Sandwich, Small Plates, Mediterranean/Greek/ Middle Eastern

Casa Naranja offers a seasonally-changing selection of

3808 N Williams 288-1901

CROW BAR

3954 N Mississippi 280-7099

Bar, Soup and/or Sandwich, Small Plates

CUP AND SAUCER 3746 N Mississippi 548-4614 8237 N Denver 247-6011

Cafe, Diner, Breakfast

FIFTH QUADRANT/ SIDEBAR 3901-B N Williams 288-3996

Bar, Brewpub Grub, American

This Boise neighborhood annex of the New Old Lompoc is a spacious, comfy block of a room next door to the Pix Patisserie branch on North Williams. Try the sauerkrautsmothered Reuben, the halibut fish and chips, or the massive five-ounce rib-eye sandwich. There are even suggested beer pairings with the dishes!

FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

4225 N Interstate 280-9464 portlandwings.com

Wings!

Fire on the Mountain is the cream of the crop when it comes to chicken wing cuisine. This little fry house has the freshest wings around, and over ten different homemade sauces to slather them in. Don’t fear bringing your veggie friends here: “Portland Wings,” AKA vegetarian “chicken” wings, or the “Vegeterranean” sandwich will fill them up. And if you happen to have a hankering for some old-fashioned sweet tea or state-fair-inspired deep-fried pickles or Twinkies, this would be your place.

FISH & CHIP SHOP/ THE TARDIS ROOM 1218 N Killingsworth 232-3344 thefishandchipshop.com

British

Deli, Sandwiches

The Fish & Chip Shop is a British-style fish and chip restaurant. We strive to serve the very best fish and chips with traditional sides, as well as other treats. Our fish batter is light and crispy and our chips are made from fresh-cut potatoes. You’ve tried the rest, now taste the best! And now we’ve got The TARDIS Room, a Dr. Who theme addition with a full bar, pool, and live music!

EAT: AN OYSTER BAR

THE FIXIN’ TO

DALO’S KITCHEN 4134 N Vancouver 808-9604

Ethiopian

E-SAN THAI CUISINE 8233 N Denver - 517-0683

Thai

EAST SIDE DELI 4823 N Lombard 247-3354

3803 N Williams - 281-1222

Seafood

E’NJONI CAFE

910 N Killingsworth 888-2496

Ethiopian

EQUINOX

830 N Shaver 460-3333

American, Haute Cuisine, Fusion

8218 N Lombard 477-4995

Bar, Southern

FLORIDA ROOM 435 N Killingsworth 287-5658

Bar

FRESH POT

4001 N Mississippi 284-8928

Coffee Shop

GIRASOLE WOOD FIRED CAFE

8438 N Lombard - 954-1671

Pizza, Pasta, Sandwiches

GRAVY

3957 N Mississippi 287-8800

American, Breakfast/Brunch

HOP & VINE

1914 N Killingsworth 954-3322

HOPWORKS BIKE BAR 3947 N Williams - 287-6258 hopworksbeer.com Hopworks brews all-organic, world-class beer and serves fresh, locally-sourced pizza, sandwiches and salads at our two sustainably built and operated brewpubs. Hopworks Urban Brewery is located at 2944 SE Powell and Hopworks BikeBar is at 3947 N. Williams.

JAMES JOHN CAFE 8527 N Lombard 285-4930

JAVIER’S TACO SHOP 121 N Lombard 286-3186

Mexican

JOHN STREET CAFE 8338 N Lombard 274-1066

Cafe, American, Diner

(THE WORLD FAMOUS) KENTON CLUB 2025 N Kilpatrick 285-3718

Bar

KENTON STATION

8303 N Denver - 286-9242

Bar, American, Burgers

KING BURRITO 2924 N Lombard 283-9757

Mexican

LA BONITA

2710 N Killingsworth 287-3050

Mexican

LAS PRIMAS PERUVIAN KITCHEN 3971 N Williams 206-5790 lasprimaskitchen.com

Peruvian

Fresh, flavorful, and authentic Peruvian street food including sandwiches, snacks, salads, juices, beer, wine and cocktails. Quick, affordable and served in a casual, fun and energetic environment. Watch a soccer match. Play foosball or Peruvian sapo. Open Tuesday- Sunday from 11-9.

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NOrth LAUGHING PLANET 3765 N Mississippi 467-4146

Burritos, Bowls, Vegan/ Vegetarian

LEFTBANK CAFE

240 N Broadway - 286-6442

Coffee Shop, Sandwich, Soup/Salad

LEISURE PUBLIC HOUSE

8002 N Lombard - 289-7606

Bar, American, Pub Grub

THE LIBERTY GLASS 938 N Cook - 517-9931

Bar, American

LILIKOI

1324 N Killingsworth 964-8434

Island/Tropical, Asian

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 3808 N Williams 288-6200

MAC! MAC AND CHEESERY 3936 N Mississippi 200-5787

MAUI’S

3508 N Williams 282-1611

Bar

MEE-SEN THAI EATERY 3924 N Mississippi 445-1909

Thai

Mee Sen is dedicated to serving you authentic, oneof-a-kind dishes that go far and beyond your basic stir-fry. Come check out our seasonal specials, or pop in for happy hour (3-6pm, 9pm-close) for excellent deals on both food and drink. You can even terrorize your friends and loved ones with a plate of our delicious happy hour fried grasshoppers!

American, Haute Cuisine

MEXTIZA

LOVELY’S FIFTYFIFTY

Mexican/latin

4039 N Mississippi 281-4060

Pizza, Dessert

2103 N Killingsworth 289-3709

MIHO IZAKAYA 4057 N Interstate 719-6152 mihopdx.com

Japanese, Asian, Bar, Small Plates

MiHO Izakaya is a Japanese pub featuring over 35 dishes from $2-12, with sake as well as a full bar. Located in a 100 year old craftsman home with bar style seating on the porch and a huge patio. Open 7 nights a week, 5-11 pm.

MINT/820

816 N Russell - 284-5518

Bar, Haute Cuisine

MISS DELTA

3950 N Mississippi 287-7629

Bar, Barbecue/Southern

MISSISSIPPI PIZZA PUB/ATLANTIS LOUNGE 3552 N Mississippi 288-3231

Bar, Pizza

MOCK CREST TAVERN

bartenders, live music, full bar, great micros, free computers - it’s a great place to hang. Wonderful home cookin’ specials, and breakfast, killer burgers and veggie options. Everybody stops in from rainbows to straights, genXYZ to grey, white collar and blue. Just a damn fun place to be! Nice bier garten too.

THE OLD GOLD

2105 N Killingsworth 894-8937

Neighborhood Bar, Delicious

P-CLUB

5264 N Lombard - 289-4644

Bar, Pizza, Soup and/or Sandwich

PAUSE KITCHEN AND BAR 5101 N Interstate 971-230-0705

American

PIX PATISSERIE

3901 N Williams - 282-6539

Bakery, Dessert

3435 N Lombard - 283-5014 mockcrest.com

PIZZA A GO GO

Great little tavern. Friendly

Pizza

Bar, American, Burgers

3240 N Williams - 335-0300

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NOrth ¿POR QUÉ NO? 3524 N Mississippi 467-4149

Mexican

PROPER EATS 8638 N Lombard 445-2007 propereats.org

Vegetarian/Vegan, Deli

Proper Eats specializes in awesome organic vegan food. We serve local beers and wines, have live music most weekends and a quaint little vegetarian market that focuses on local produce, bulk goods and all the essentials you need without the packaging or GMO’s! Come visit us in downtown St. Johns.

PROST! PORTLAND 4237 N Misissippi 954-2674

Brewpub

THE RED FOX BAR

5128 N Albina - 282-2934

Bar, Burgers, Salads, Small Plates

RISTRETTO ROASTERS

3808 N Williams - 288-8667

Coffee Shop, Cafe

RUBY JEWEL SCOOPS

3713 N Mississippi 805-8369 rubyjewel.net

Artisan Ice Cream

Ruby Jewel has a calling. And it just so happens to be fresh and delicious ice cream. The expert staff and ice cream makers at Ruby Jewel know what tastes good. Fresh tastes good. The company is actively trying to create a sustainable environment and are happy to boast that they are nearly 100% waste free. Ruby Jewel’s products use only the freshest, all-natural, all-good, all-northwest ingredients.

SAMURAI BLUE

3807 N Mississippi 284-1020 samuraibluepdx.com

Japanese

Samurai Blue is a contemporary Japanese restaurant located in the heart of the Mississippi district. We offer a tantalizing variety of hot and cold dishes, sushi and sake. Enjoy creative dishes such as fusion tapas, sushi rolls, ceviche, carpaccio, pork belly steak and an array of sake cocktails. Open Mon-Fri

11:30 am - 3 pm, Mon-Thu 59 pm, Fri 5-10 pm, Sat noon10 pm. Happy Hour 11:30 am - 6:30 pm with discounts on drinks and sushi.

SARAVEZA

1004 N Killingsworth 206-4252

Bottle Shop, Pasty Tavern

SUNLAN LIGHTING

3901 N Mississippi 281-0453 sunlanlighting.com Let Kay, the Lightbulb lady, help you with all of your lighting needs! Sunlan features a mind-boggling number of hard to find bulbs for your office and home, and she is happy to assist you in finding the perfect one.

TASTY & SONS 3808 N Williams 621-1400

TRÉBOL

4835 N Albina - 517-9347

Bar, Northwest, Mexican/ Latin, Fusion

UCHU SUSHI AND FRIED CHICKEN 3940 N Mississippi 281-8248

Japanese, small plates

UKIYOE

6516 N Denver - 283-8770

Asian, Japanese, Small Plates

VENDETTA

4306 N Williams - 288-1085

Bar, Pub Grub

THE WAYPOST

3120 N Williams - 367-3182

Cafe, Tavern, Venue

WHITE EAGLE

836 N Russell - 282-6810

Breakfast/Brunch, Tapas

Brewpub, American, Burgers, Music Venue

TOM’S PIZZA & SPORTS BAR

YORGO’S GREELEY AVENUE BAR & GRILL

2630 N Lombard - 283-4217

Bar, DistroLocation, Burgers, Pizza, Diner

5421 N Greeley - 283-0676 greeleyavenue.com

Bar, American

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NORTHWEST

This is where we keep some of our Chinese food. We keep the rest out on 82nd. Northwest Portland also boasts the Pearl, a district of artisan restaurants in yoga studios or fancy whiteglove restaurants in yoga studios, respectively.

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CLASSIC GAMES, FULL BAR AND KITCHEN, NIGHTLY SPECIALS, MANY VEGAN AND GLUTEN-FREE OPTIONS.


Northwest ALEXIS

215 W Burnside 224-8577 alexisfoods.com

Greek

Alexis Restaurant is the home of Portland’s very own Greek Taverna. There’s no better place to go for fabulous food with a family-friendly environment. Terrific for large or small parties, first dates or anytime...come join the fun.

BACKSPACE

115 NW 5th - 248-2900

Vegetarian/Vegan, Coffee House

CASA DEL MATADOR 1438 NW 23rd - 228-2855

Bar, Mexican/Latin

CHOP BUTCHERY AND CHARCUTERIE 735 NW 21st - 221-3012

Meat

CLOGS-N-MORE

617 NW 23rd - 224-5896 clogsnmore.com

COOL MOON ICE CREAM 1105 NW Johnson 224-2021

nightly, along with recurring events such as Rock Band Tuesdays and two monthly Free Play Parties!

GYPSY RESTAURANT AND VELVET LOUNGE 625 NW 21st - 796-1859

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

HAMBURGER MARY’S

19 NW 5th - 688-1200

Burgers, Bar

Ice Cream

HOBO’S

410 NW 21st - 274-1572 bastastrattoria.com

COUTURE ULTRA LOUNGE/CBURGER

Steak, Seafood, American

Enjoy Italian ‘Slow’ food in a warm and cozy atmosphere. A truly Happy hour with great specials and wonderful drinks every night from 5 pm to Close.

Bar, American, Burgers

BASTA TRATTORIA Italian

THE BENT BRICK 1639 NW Marshall 688-1655

Bar, American

BESAW’S

2301 NW Savier - 288-2619

Breakfast, Burgers, Sandwiches, Northwest

BLITZ BAR

110 NW 10th - 222-2229

28 NW 4th - 206-8866

CUPCAKE JONES

307 NW 10th - 222-4404

Cupcakes

DESCHUTES BREWERY AND PUBLIC HOUSE

210 NW 11th - 296-4906

American, Brewpub

DICK’S KITCHEN

704 NW 21st - 235-0146

American/Diner, Burgers, Healthy

DIXIE TAVERN

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

34 NW 3rd - 234-9431

BLUEHOUR

EAST CHINATOWN LOUNGE

250 NW 13th - 226-3394

Bar, American, Haute Cuisine

BOILER ROOM

Bar, Club, BBQ/Southern

322 NW Everett - 226-1569

Bar, Club, Asian, Fusion

120 NW 3rd - 224-3285

HOTLIPS PIZZA

721 NW 9th - 595-2342

Pizza, Beer, Wine

IMELDA’S AND LOUIE’S

935 NW Everett - 595-4970 ImeldasAndLouies.com For over 18 years Imelda’s Shoes and Louie’s Shoes for Men has been the favorite place for Portland guys and gals to find amazing shoes. A Hawthorne Boulevard staple and Pearl District must-see, this local business also serves up a breathtaking array of handbags, jewelry, and accessories. You can even shop online!

IVORIES JAZZ LOUNGE & RESTAURANT 1435 NW Flanders 241-6514 Ivoriesjazz.com

American, Northwest

Brewpub, bakery, pizza, sandwiches

Pizza

BRIX TAVERN

1230 NW Hoyt - 241-8800

At 15th and Flanders, The Pearls’ newest live jazz lounge and restaurant. Featuring piano bar daily during happy hour and dinner, nightly showcasing local and regional jazz bands including The Templeton Trio, The Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, and many other jazz favorites. Great entertainment, excellent service, fabulous food and drinks

GIORGIO’S

KENNY & ZUKE’S SANDWICHWORKS

228 NW Davis - 227-5441

Bar, Club, Small Plates

BRIDGEPORT BREWERY AND BAKERY 1313 NW Marshall 241-3612

1338 NW Hoyt - 943-5995

American, Comfort Food

BYWAYS CAFE 1212 NW Glisan

Comfort Food, Desserts

CAFE NELL

1987 NW Kearney 295-6487

Northwest, European inspired American

CAMELLIA LOUNGE AT THE TEA ZONE 510 NW 11th - 221-2130

Tea House, Lounge

EMBERS

110 NW Broadway 222-3082

Gay Bar, Club

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK PIZZA 622 NW 23rd - 227-5423

FRATELLI Bar, Italian

1131 NW Hoyt - 221-1888

Italian

2376 NW Thurman 954-1737

GROUND KONTROL

Deli, Soup and/or Sandwich

Bar, Club

KETTLEMAN BAGEL COMPANY

511 NW Couch - 796-9364 groundkontrol.com Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade brings the arcade experience into the 21st century with 100 of the most popular video games and pinball tables in a futuristic two-story space. Enjoy food and alcohol

2314 NW Lovejoy 295-2314

Bakery, Bagels

KORNBLATT’S DELI

LAUGHING PLANET 721 NW 9th - 505-5020 922 NW 21st - 445-1319

Burritos, Bowls, Northwest, Vegetarian/Vegan

LE HAPPY

1011 NW 16th - 226-1258

Bar, French, Haute Cuisine, Dessert

LITTLE BIG BURGER 122 NW 10th - 274-9008

Burgers, Fries

LOVE VIA CREPES

1019 NW 23rd - 688-5570

Japanese crepes, Ice Cream

LOW BROW LOUNGE 1036 NW Hoyt - 226-0200

Bar, Pub Grub

THE MATADOR

1967 W Burnside 222-5822 thematadorbar.com

Bar, Pub Grub

Here is the glamour and gore of the bullring, the wild gamble with death, the glory of wine and women-woven into a bar rich with color and adventure.

MELT

716 NW 21st - 295-4944

Soup and/or Sandwich, Bar

MOONSHINE KITCHEN & LOUNGE 1020 NW 17th - 943-2780

Lounge, Burgers

Open from 4 pm to 2:30 am 7 days a week. Comfort food and fresh cocktails in a casual environment. Amazing $5.00 burgers served til 1:45 am! Sopranos, Revenge From Mars and Starwars pinball games.

MUU-MUU’S

612 NW 21st - 223-8169

Bar, American, Asian, Fusion

NEW OLD LOMPOC

1616 NW 23rd - 225-1855 newoldlompoc.com

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

The New Old Lompoc is gaining steam as a reputable local brewery chain (see: The Hedge House, Fifth Quadrant and Oaks Bottom Public House), and it all started at this NW 23rd location. It’s a chill little pub, with big tables and booths, a large patio with heated “barn” for you and your friends. Enjoy their delicious, locally made brews, with their way better than average bar food.

628 NW 23rd - 242-0055

Cafe, Deli

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Northwest NOB HILL BAR & GRILL

PALEY’S PLACE

1204 NW 21st - 243-2403

Burgers, Pub Grub

Northwest, French, Haute Cuisine

NORTH 45

PAPA HAYDN

Bar, American, Seafood

American, Dessert

937 NW 23rd - 274-9616

517 NW 21st - 248-6317

OLYMPIC PROVISIONS

1632 NW Thurman 894-8136 olympicprovisions.com

American Charcuterie, Sandwiches

Olympic Provisions has expanded their operation to two meat centric restaurants/ delis that provide delicious bites from their USDA certified meat-curing facility (Oregon’s very first). Both kitchens boast food focusing on the clean, bold flavors of the Pacific NW. Come in to feast on this European style menu, sample some NW wine or beer, and take home some of the freshest ingredients that Portland has to offer.

OVEN AND SHAKER 1134 NW Everett 241-1600

Bar, Pizza

701 NW 23rd - 228-7317

POPE HOUSE BOURBON LOUNGE

2075 NW Glisan - 222-1056

Bar, American

PRASAD

925 NW Davis - 224-3993

PARK KITCHEN

Vegetarian/Vegan, Soup and/or Sandwich

American, Seafood, Northwest, Haute Cuisine, Fusion

SALT, FIRE AND TIME

THE PEOPLE’S SANDWICH OF PORTLAND

Community Supported Kitchen

422 NW 8th - 223-7275

1902 NW 24th - 208-2758

53 NW 1st - 222-0525

SLABTOWN

PEPINO’S

Bar, Burgers, Pub Grub, Pizza

Sandwiches

914 NW 23rd - 226-9600 pepinos.org

Mexican

PING

102 NW 4th - 229-7464

Asian

PINTS BREWING

412 NW 5th - 564-2739

Brewpub, Coffee shop

PIZZA OASIS 2241 W Burnside 228-5260

Pizza

1033 NW 16th - 223-0099

SMOKEHOUSE 21 413 NW 21st 971-373-8990 smokehouse21.com

Barbecue/Southern

Smokehouse 21 brines, rubs and smokes a variety of fish, fowl, pig and cow, pairing each plate or sandwich with Southern-style sides.All of our meat and vegetables are sourced from local butchers and farmers. In addition of to offering a fine selection of wines and soft drinks, we also offer beer. In a can. In fact, our Craft

Beer-in-a-Can Menu is one of the most comprehensive in the Pacific Northwest. So pull up a chair, order a brew, dig in and have at it.

SOMEDAY LOUNGE 125 NW 5th - 248-1030

Bar, Club

TAQUERIA LOS GORDITOS

922 NW Davis Coming Soon A fixture in the vegan community since 2006, Taqueria Los Gorditos also offers authentic Mexican food for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. The family-owned and operated business has two Southeast Portland locations: the restaurant at 1212 SE Division and the original food cart at 50th and Division. A third location will be opening in NW very soon!

TUBE

18 NW 3rd - 241-8823

Bar, Vegetarian/Vegan

YUR’S BAR & GRILL 717 NE 16th - 224-0160

Bar

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Find us in these fine stores: New Seasons: All Locations Whole Foods: All Locations in Portland/Seattle Albertsons: All Locations in Portland/Vancouver Food Fight! Grocery 1217 SE Stark St 7-Eleven: 1930 SE Hawthorne 4516 SE Hawthorne 7115 SE Powell 5920 E Burnside

Food Front Coop: 2375 NW Thurman 6344 SW Capitol Hwy Bale’s Thriftway: 17675 SW Farmington 12675 NW Cornell Lamb’s Thriftway: 7410 SW Oleson Rd 1377 SW McVey Ave 2855 SW Patton Rd 12220 SW Scholls Ferry 8255 SW Wilsonville Rd

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Barbur World Foods 9845 SW Barbur Market Of Choice: Portland, West Linn, Eugene, Corvallis, Ashland Local Goods 2136 E Burnside Reed College Bookstore 3203 SE Woodstock Space Monkey 5511 SE 72nd Ave Sweetness Bakery & Cafe 3524 SE 52nd Ave

Woodstock Liquor Store 4324 SE Woodstock Hawthorne Liquor Store 4638 SE Hawthorne 11th Avenue Liquor 1040 SE Hawthorne Neighbors Market 1707 Main Street, Vancouver, WA Hoodland Thriftway Hwy 26 & Welches Rd, Welches, OR


SOUTHWEST

Here are some things to check out: more food carts, Portland City Grill on the 30th floor of Big Pink (US Bancorp Tower), then try a burger at Violetta in Director Park and pick me up a box of Voodoo Doughnuts.

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SOUthwest ABU RASHEED

CARAFE

Lebanese

French Bistro

1921 SW 6th - 274-4412

AL-AMIR

223 SW Stark - 274-0010

Lebanese

AQUARIVA

0470 SW Hamilton Ct. 802-5850

Fine Dining, Northwest, Italian, Small Plates, Wine Bar

ASH STREET SALOON

225 SW Ash St. - 226-0430

Bar, Club, Pub Grub

200 SW Market - 248-0004

CARO AMICO ITALIAN CAFE

3606 SW Barbur - 223-6895

Italian

CASSIDY’S

1331 SW Washington 223-0054

Bar, American, Seafood, Small Plates, Steak

CHAMPIONS SPORTS BAR

AURA

1401 NW Naito Pkwy 499-6393

Bar, Night Club

CHEERFUL BULLPEN

BAILEY’S TAPROOM

Bar, American, Pub Grub

1022 W Burnside 597-2872

213 SW Broadway 295-1004

Sports Bar, Burgers

1730 SW Taylor - 222-3063

Beer Bar, Pub Grub

CHEERFUL TORTOISE

BEAUTY BAR

Bar, American, Pub Grub

111 SW Ash - 224-0773

Bar/Manicures/Night Club

BERBATI’S PAN AND RESTAURANT 19 SW 2nd - 248-4579

Greek, Bar

BIJOU CAFE

132 SW 3rd - 222-3187

Cafe, Diner, Breakfast Brunch

BLITZ 99 W

10935 SW 68th - 719-5157 blitzbarpdx.webs.com

1939 SW 6th - 224-3377

CLOGS-N-MORE

717 SW Alder - 279-9358 clogsnmore.com We at Clogs-N-More strive to provide not only the best customer service, but also the largest selection of sleek, sophisticated, and stylish comfort shoes and clogs. The mission today is the same as it is was when we first opened in 1996: Get people into comfortable shoes.

CLYDE COMMON

1014 SW Stark - 228-3333

Sports Pub

European Style Tavern

BLUEPLATE LUNCH COUNTER AND SODA FOUNTAIN

COACHES BAR & GRILL

308 SW Washington 295-2583

Diner

BOOM BOOM ROOM

8345 SW Barbur - 244-7630

Bar, Strip Club

BOXXES

1035 SW Stark - 226-4171

Nightclub, Gay Bar

BRAZIL GRILL

1201 SW 12th - 222-0002

Bar, Brazilian, Steak

BUFFALO GAP

6835 SW Macadam 244-7111

Saloon, American, Music Venue

CAPTAIN ANKENY’S WELL 50 SW 3rd - 223-1375

Bar, American, Burgers, Pizza

10162 SW Park Way 203-8250

to share it with you! Our all natural, gluten and preservative free salsa can be enjoyed in many ways; from simple dipping salsa, to Bloody Mary drinks, to gourmet recipes!

DAN AND LOUIS OYSTER BAR

208 SW Ankeny - 227-5906

Bar, Seafood

Bar, American, Seafood

CRYSTAL HOTEL AND BALLROOM 1332 W Burnside 225-0047

American

537 SW 12th - 241-7163

Alpine

DEPARTURE

H50 BISTRO & BAR

Modern Asian

American, Asian, Mexican/ Latin, Fusion, Bar

525 SW Morrison 802-5370

50 SW Morrison - 484-1415

DOWN TO EARTH CAFE

HABIBI

Cafe, American, Breakfast/ Brunch

Lebanese

7828 SW 35th - 452-0196

1012 SW Morrison 274-0628

E-SAN THAI CUISINE

HEATHMAN RESTAURANT

133 SW 2nd - 223-4090

Asian, Thai

1001 SW Broadway 790-7752

EAST INDIA COGRILL & BAR

Bar, American, Northwest, French, Haute Cuisine, Fusion

Bar, Indian

HIGGINS

821 SW 11th - 227-8815

EAST SIDE DELI 1438 SW Park 243-3354

Deli

EAT PIZZA

2037 SW Morrison 243-3663

Pizza

ELEMENT

1135 SW Morrison 222-1288

1239 SW Broadway 222-9070

Bar, American, Seafood, Northwest, French, Haute Cuisine, Fusion

HOTLIPS PIZZADOWNTOWN/CIVIC 1909 SW 6th (PSU) 224-0311 633 SW 19th - 517-9354 hotlipspizza.com

Pizza, Beer, Wine, Soda

ELLA STREET SOCIAL CLUB

Portland owned HOTLIPS is five pizzerias, a central kitchen that’s a hub for farmers, and a real fruit soda brewery. Passionate about great food, the power of community and this region’s bountiful harvest, HOTLIPS strives to create culture and celebrate our shared humanity through rich culinary experiences.

Bar, Small Plates, Soup and/or Sandwich

THE HOUSE OF RAMEN

Club, Restaurant, Lounge 319 SW Broadway 227-8794

714 SW 20th Pl. - 227-0166

FISH GROTTO

1035 SW Stark - 226-4171

Seafood, Bar

Club, Pizza, Brewpub

FLYING ELEPHANT’S DELICATESSEN

DAM SALSA

Cafe, American, Soup and/ or Sandwich, Deli

www.damsalsa.com My salsa is a traditional family recipe brought from New Mexico by my parents. For many generations this recipe has been shared with our family and friends. We’d now like

729 SW 15th - 222-2171

Bar, Club, Pizza

American, Seafood, Steak

5901 SW Corbett 246-4434

GRACIE’S/ DRIFTWOOD ROOM

GRÜNER

CONTRARY

CORBETT FISH HOUSE

Bar, American, Burgers, Pub Grub

1 SW 3rd - 226-6630

EL GAUCHO

Cafe, Coffee Shop

1927 SW Jefferson 228-7010

DANTE’S

Bar and Grill

1876 SW 5th - 248-2168

GOOSE HOLLOW INN

812 SW Park - 546-3166

FOOD FOR THOUGHT CAFÉ 1825 SW Broadway PSU Smith Memorial Union 725-4736

223 SW Columbia 971-279-5757 thehouseoframen.com

Ramen isn’t what it used to be: our made-to-order ramen noodles are an American take on a Japanese classic. Stop on in for a quick to-go bowl, or sit down, relax and enjoy the local art and friendly faces! Come check out our vegetarian options and our new combos!

Vegetarian/Vegan

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DRINK SPECIALS EVERY DAY 10AM- 7PM ALL WEEK

1321 SW Washington St • 503-248-4060

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SOUthwest HUBER’S

411 SW 3rd - 228-5686

Bar, American

HUSH HUSH CAFE 433 SW 4th - 274-1888

Middle Eastern

INDIA HOUSE

1038 SW Morrison 274-1017

Indian

JOE’S BURGERS

625 SW 4th - 248-5637

Burgers, American

JOLLY ROGER AT JOHN’S LANDING

5627 SW Kelly - 246-5040

KENNY & ZUKE’S DELICATESSEN

1038 SW Stark - 222-3354

Deli

KETTLEMAN BAGEL COMPANY 845 SW 4th - 445-8188 4704 SW Scholls Ferry 894-8712

2823 SW 1st - 279-0200

Cafe, Bar, Bakery

LAUGHING PLANET

4405 SW Vermont 244-4254 laughingplanetcafe.com

Lebanese

American, Northwest, Fusion

KELLY’S OLYMPIAN 426 SW Washington 228-3669

Bar, American

LUCKY SPOON FROZEN YOGURT 780 SW Jefferson 764-9039

MAMA MIA TRATTORIA

LEAKY ROOF

Bar, Pub Grub, English, Irish

Bar, American, Slow cooked

LAIR HILL BISTRO

KARAM LEBANESE CUISINE

112 SW 2nd - 227-4057

Brewpub Grub

7675 SW Capitol Hwy. 244-2537

Frozen Yogurt

Burritos, Bowls, Vegetarian/ Vegan

KELLS

MOTHER’S BISTRO AND BAR

Bakery, Bagels

Bar, Pub Grub

316 SW Stark - 223-0830

LUCKY LABRADOR PUBLIC HOUSE

1538 SW Jefferson 222-3745

LITTLE BIRD BISTRO 219 SW 6th - 688-5952

French

LOTUS CARDROOM & CAFE 932 SW 3rd - 227-6185

Bar, Cafe, American

439 SW 2nd - 295-6464

Italian, Dessert

MARATHON TAVERNA

1735 W Burnside - 224-1341

Bar, Pub Grub

MARY’S CLUB 129 SW Broadway 227-3023

Bar, Strip Club

212 SW Stark - 464-1122

MUCCA OSTERIA 1022 SW Morrison 227-5521

Italian

NEL CENTRO

1408 SW 6th - 484-1099

Italian, Haute Cuisine, French

O’CONNORS VAULT 7850 SW Capitol Hwy 244-1690

Casual Dining

THE ORIGINAL: A DINERANT

300 SW 6th - 546-2666

American, Diner, Bar

MASU SUSHI

PADDY’S BAR & GRILL

Bar, Asian, Haute Cuisine, Japanese, Small Plates

Bar, Irish, Pub Grub

406 SW 13th - 221-6278

MIKA SUSHI

1425 SW 2nd - 222-0699

Japanese, Small Plates, Seafood

65 SW Yamhill - 224-5626

PAZZO RISTORANTE 627 SW Washington 228-1515

Bar, Italian

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VIA TRIB UNALI

LUNCH 11:30-3 MON-SAT HAPPY HOUR 4-6 & 10-CLOSE

DINNER NIGHTLY 36 SW 3rd Ave. 503.548.2917

viatribunali.com

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SOUthwest PAZZORIA BAKERY & CAFĂ&#x2030;

RENNERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S GRILL & LOUNGE

SAUCEBOX

Coffee Shop, Cafe, Bakery, Deli

Dive Bar

Bar, Asian, Haute Cuisine

621 SW Washington 228-1515

7819 SW Capitol Hwy 246-9097

A Portland landmark since 1995, this old lady has still got swagger. Delicious, bright, healthy Pan-asian and Pacific Islander cuisine is served in the cafe/bar or the swanky dining room. Our notable signature cocktail program is the standard by which others are judged, and an over-the-top happy hour. Open every night!

RIALTO

PLAINFIELDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MAYUR

529 SW 4th - 228-7605

Bar, Pub Grub

852 SW 21st - 223-2995

RINGLERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S PUB

Indian

PORCELLIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

1332 W Burnside 225-0627

Italian

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY

6500 SW Virginia 245-2260

Pub Grub

PORTLAND CITY GRILL

206 SW Morrison 796-2739

Bar, American, Pub Grub, Brewpub

111 SW 5th - 450-0030

Bar, American, Burgers, Seafood, Asian, Steak

ROSS ISLAND GROCERY & CAFE

PORTO TERRA TUSCAN GRILL

1035 SW Stark - 226-4171

Gay Bar

1138 SW Morrison 997-3674

RED COACH RESTAURANT

SALVADOR MOLLYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

Cupcakes!

615 SW Broadway 227-4840

1523 SW Sunset Blvd 293-1790

American, Cafe

Gay Bar, Nightclub

Bar, American

SAINT CUPCAKE GALORE

RED CAP GARAGE

1125 SW Stark - 227-5887

1321 SW Washington 248-4060

Coffee Shop, Cafe, Deli

Bar, Italian

SCANDALS

SCOOTER MCQUADEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

3502 SW Corbett 227-4531

830 SW 6th - 944-1090

214 SW Broadway 241-3393 saucebox.com

Pirate Cookin

Famous for $1.75 Jello Shots. Scooter McQuadeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offers specials all week! Happy Hour drink specials every day from 10-7. We have 50 cent hot dogs on Mondays, and chili dogs too. 50 cent Taco Tuesdays, and spaghetti on Wednesdays. Thursday is meatloaf and fish and chips

are on Fridays. Also, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget our â&#x20AC;&#x153;To Die Forâ&#x20AC;? clam chowder. Ask us about how we are part of the haunted Shanghai Tunnel!

SEASONS & REGIONS

6660 SW Capitol Hwy 244-6400

Seafood

SHANGHAI TUNNEL

211 SW Ankeny - 220-4001

Bar, American, Asian

SHIGEZO

1005 SW Park - 688-5202 shigezo-pdx.com

Japanese, Sushi, Izakaya

Cutting edge Japanese pub food with a globally inflected menu. Sharable plates, sake, unusual and tasty cocktails. Homemade ramen noodles, sushi-masters, charcoal grill from Japan to ensure authenticity and quality. Best happy hour in SW. Steps away from the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Portland Art Museum.

SLOPPY TOWN

518 SW 4th - 928-1715

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SOUTHEAST SOHO ASIAN FUSION

3500 SW River Parkway 719-4795 sohopdx.com

Bistro, Asian, Fusion

Soho Asian Bistro serves a fusion of Asian cuisine (Japanese, Korean and Thai) and cocktails. To compliment the unique food options, we have also created an innovative and refreshing drink menu that contains Asian influenced cocktails that use sake and soju. We proudly present outdoor dinning options.Running 35% dinner discount with purchase of a drink per person. Everyday Happy Hour 8:30 to Close.

SOI 9 THAI EATERY 1914 W Burnside 894-9153

Thai

SOUTHPARK SEAFOOD GRILL & WINE BAR

901 SW Salmon - 326-1300

Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean/Greek/Middle Eastern

SPICY PICKLE

1220 SW 6th - 228-0413

American, Soup and/or Sandwich, Deli

STUMPTOWN COFFEE

128 SW 3rd - 255-6194 1026 SW Stark - 224-9060

Coffee Shop

SUKI’S BAR & GRILL 2401 SW 4th - 226-1181

Bar, Asian Fusion, American

URBAN FARMER 525 SW Morrison 222-4900

Steakhouse

VALENTINE’S

232 SW Ankeny - 248-1600

Bar, Music Venue, Small Plates

TANDOOR INDIA KITCHEN

VERDE COCINA

Indian

Northwest, Farm to Fork, Mexican

THIRST BISTRO AND WINE BAR

VERITABLE QUANDARY

406 SW Oak - 243-7777

315 SW Montgomery 295-2747

6446 SW Capitol Hwy. 384-2327

1220 SW 1st - 227-7342

VIOLETTA

877 SW Taylor - 233-3663

Burgers, Soups/Salads

Violetta is SLOW FOOD, FAST, serving made-fromscratch foods that utilize premium ingredients, all natural meats, local farm fresh “in season” vegetables and food that have been raised, grown or produced with care and sustainable practices. Specialties include gourmet burgers and sandwiches, soups, jumbo salads and desserts. 11 am-10 pm MonThurs and Sun. Fri-Sat 11 am-11 pm.

Northwest, Seasonal, Wine Bar

Northwest, Breakfast/ Brunch, American, Seafood, Haute Cuisine

THIRSTY LION PUB & GRILL

VIA TRIBUNALI

Bar, American, Burgers, Sandwiches

Pub, Burgers, Pizza, Salad/ Sandwich, Seafood

Italian, Bar

VOODOO DOUGHNUT

71 SW 2nd - 222-2155

THREE DEGREES

1510 SW Harbor Wy. - 2956166

American, Haute Cuisine

TUGBOAT BREWING COMPANY

711 SW Ankeny - 226-2508

Brewpub, Pub Grub

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36 SW 3rd - 548-2917 viatribunali.com Via Tribunali is the latest NW addition to this Seattle based restaurant. Open seven nights a week, Via Tribunali serves up authentic, Neapolitan style pizza using fresh local ingredients and tomatoes imported from Naples. Featuring dark wood and cozy booths, this is a great place for families and small groups.

VIRGINIA CAFE

820 SW 10th - 227-0033

22 SW 3rd - 241-4704

Doughnuts!

XV

15 SW 2nd - 790-9090

Bar, Club, Caribbean Tapas

YAMHILL PUB

223 SW Yamhill- 295-6613

Bar, Pub Grub


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