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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“This is a hearty, northwest restaurant with a great brunch and a solid dinner. Oysters on the half. Cocktails. Nuff said. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Authentic french bakery and restaurant with outdoor seating option, wonderful service and staff. Wait times are reasonable. Note, on busy days it feels crowded inside with several tables in close proximity.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
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“Food carts representing many different Latin American countries. Check out Tierra Del Sol and the indoor bar.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Hood River brewery with this offshoot in Portland. They do legit New Haven style pizza here. They brew their own sodas too. Great family-friendly service and outside seating. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“My favorite breakfast cafe in the Woodstock district. A wide variety of gourmet foods and all bread made in house.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
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“Famous sausages and meat market. They have an outdoor grill and several picnic benches”
  • 35 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Argued to be in the top 5 best burgers in Portland. great toppings and good drinks. casual atmosphere.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“The Delta is one of this places that I fell in love with 20+ years ago. I was young and thought everything about it was so cool. It was also the first time I had had collard greens. Fast forward 20+ years and I still love it. It's a locals kind of place with southern food. It has a bar with great drinks. I would never write home that it is thee best southern food, but I have always really liked the food and enjoyed the atmosphere. It is comfortable and down to earth while being good.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Cartlandia is a great place to try out some of the best food carts in Portland”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our local pod has some great carts (fish and chips, arepas, bbq, and tons more), and a bar with cozy indoor seating, and a covered patio. Thirsty Thursday is a favorite. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Fantastic bakery serving breakfast and lunch options as well. Always a line. Expect to see neighbors catching up with each other on the sidewalk. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Off the Griddle cafe has vegan and vegetarian menu with breakfast, lunch, dinner.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Lounge
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“local dive bar with pool tables, arcade games, great drinks and delicious food. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Family friendly spot with tasty burritos and bowls. Lots of fresh and veggie friendly options.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
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“One of our favorite neighborhood places, Bete Lukas is a family run Ethiopian restaurant with veggie and carnivore options to please a crowd. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Diner
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“There is often a line here - if so you can put your name down and grab a coffee in Space Monkey next door or go for a walk in the park while you wait. Generally closes around 2pm.”
  • 23 locals recommend