Portland, OR

Last modified by Beka Rice on August 17th, 2018 at 03:13 pm.
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Overview

Hipsters and hippies, bougie versions of both, and some of the US’s most beautiful nature can all be found here.

Price guide:

  • $ = under $10 per person
  • $$ = about $10-25 per person
  • $$$ = about $25-40 per person
  • $$$$ = over $40 per person

Arriving / Getting Around

Can Uber from the airport and throughout the city.

Where to stay

AirBNB around Pearl / Alphabet districts (not really hotels around there except maybe the Westin which is a bit far south). Lets you walk to 23rd where tons of food / bars out as well as through Pearl.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • Blue Star Donuts ($), multiple locations: Amazing donuts. ‘Nuff said.
  • Tin Shed Cafe ($$), Alberta Arts: Delicious brunch and excellent breakfast cocktails to go with it.
  • Muscadine ($$), Alberta-ish: Stellar southern brunch.
  • Swift Lounge ($), Broadway: Inventive brunch and awesome mimosa buckets.

Lunch / Dinner

  • Food pods
  • Portland Wings or Fire on the Mountain
  • Pok Pok
  • Smokehouse 21 ($$), Alphabet district:
  • Frank’s Noodle House ($) Hand pulled noodle stir fry or soups. Simply amazing.
  • Grassa ($$) Amazing pasta dishes.

Bars

  • Pepe le Moko ($$-$$$), Pearl: Speakeasy in a basement that’s like a 1920 flashback. Long Islands and espresso martinis are pretty amazing, but all of the cocktails are top-notch.
  • Rogue
  • Mississippi Studios/Bar Bar ($), Mississippi: Nightly live music venue, attached bar with great burgers.
  • Multnomah Whiskey Library ($$$), Gigantic whiskey selection, knowledgable bar tenders. Best on a weekday/night as there is usually a long wait on the weekends.
  • Roadside Attraction ($), Southeast: As Portland as it gets. Cash only.

Coffee / Dessert

  • Coava
  • Salt & Straw

Stuff To Do

  • Eat, Drink, and be merry.
  • Powell’s Books, Downtown. World’s largest independent bookstore? Scientifically possible to be disappointed here. Prepare for crowds!