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Portland (Oregon)/Eastside

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Eastside is the part of Portland east of the Willamette River.

Map of Portland (Oregon)/Eastside

Get in[edit]

See Portland_(Oregon)#Get_around for getting in from elsewhere in the city. You can also get in from Vancouver across the Columbia River in Washington state.

The international airport is in this part of the city.

See[edit]

  • 1 Mount Tabor Park, SE 60th & Salmon St. 5AM-midnight. At the eastern end of the Hawthorne District, Mt Tabor is a forested park situated atop an extinct volcanic butte with great views of the city. The park contains a couple of reservoirs and lots of winding trails, and is also the home of the popular PDX Soapbox Derby event (see below under Do). Free. Mount Tabor Park (Q49529163) on Wikidata
  • 2 Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave, +1 503-823-9503. Tu-Sa 9AM- 4PM, Su 1PM - 4PM. Free, donations welcome. Leach Botanical Garden (Q5815281) on Wikidata Leach Botanical Garden on Wikipedia
  • 3 Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, SE 28th Ave & Woodstock Blvd, +1 503-771-8386. Summer: 6AM-10PM daily, Winter: 6AM-6PM daily. A display and test garden was initiated in 1950 that includes more than 2,500 rhododendrons, azaleas, and companion plants. Beginning in early spring and continuing into summer, the gardens provide a magnificent display of color, giving visitors the opportunity to view many varieties rarely seen in the Pacific Northwest. During the fall, many companion trees add dramatic coloring. Spring-fed Crystal Springs Lake surrounds much of the garden, attracting many species of birds and waterfowl. $4 in the summer months (free for children under 12); free for all in the winter. Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden (Q5191378) on Wikidata Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden on Wikipedia
  • 4 Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), 1945 SE Water Ave, +1 503-797-6674. Summer: 9:30AM-7PM daily; Winter: Tu-Su 9:30AM-5:30PM. OMSI is great for kids, with hundreds of hands-on activities with a particular emphasis on technology and earth sciences; you can spend a full rainy day here and not get bored. Moored in the river just outside is the USS Blueback, an old navy submarine which is open for tours (separate ticket required). There's also a planetarium and an IMAX theater which requires separate admission, but you can view the IMAX projector in operation without paying for the movie ticket. $12 adults, $9 youth/seniors (parking $2/car, IMAX theater, planetarium, and submarine tickets require separate admission). Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (Q174617) on Wikidata Oregon Museum of Science and Industry on Wikipedia
  • 5 Oregon Rail Heritage Center, 2250 SE Water Ave., +1 503-233-1156. Th-F 1PM-5PM, Sa Su Noon-5PM. Free, donations welcome. Oregon Rail Heritage Center (Q7101305) on Wikidata Oregon Rail Heritage Center on Wikipedia
  • 6 Laurelhurst Park, SE César Chávez Blvd and Stark St. 5AM-10:30PM daily. A beautiful park designed by a horticultural expert from the same team that designed New York City's Central Park. This park has a great atmosphere in good weather, with lots of locals and visitors enjoying the duck pond, the bike paths, and the off-leash dog area. Free. Laurelhurst Park (Q6500074) on Wikidata Laurelhurst Park on Wikipedia
  • 7 Sapporo Friendship Bell, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (at the entrance to the Oregon Convention Center). This gift from Portland's sister city Sapporo, Japan is encircled by red and yellow roses. Bell Circles II (Q19865305) on Wikidata Bell Circles II on Wikipedia
St. Francis of Assisi statue at The Grotto
  • 8 The Grotto Gardens (National Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother), 8840 NE Skidmore St (entrance on NE Sandy Blvd across from NE 85th Ave), +1 503-254-7371. Grounds open at 9AM; closing time varies from 3:30PM in the winter to 8:30PM in the summer; consult website for precise dates/times. Gift shop open 9AM-5PM daily (to 10PM during holiday season). A tranquil and spiritual sanctuary which hosts reflection ponds, secluded gardens, and shrines on the top of a basalt cliff. The best time to visit is during the holiday season when the grotto is illuminated with lights. The Grotto also makes for a very romantic destination for a special night out. Lower level free. Upper level token sold at gift shop: $7 general, $6 senior/military, $4 children 6-12, children under 6 free. Upper level tokens sold up to 1 hr before closing. The Grotto (Q7738354) on Wikidata The Grotto on Wikipedia
  • 9 Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area, 5300 N Marine Dr, +1 503-797-1545. Sunrise-sunset. Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area (Q14709251) on Wikidata Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • 1 Portland Trail Blazers, Moda Center (Rose Garden Arena), 1 Center Ct, +1 503-234-9291. An NBA basketball team which plays at the Moda Center. They are well known for having one of the most loyal crowds in the NBA, so make sure to get tickets before the game as it is very rare to have a game that is not sold out.
  • 2 PDX Soapbox Derby, Mt. Tabor Park. A popular event which takes place annually in mid-August and is great for spectators. Some soapbox cars strive for speed and slick design while others are incredibly imaginative and hilarious creations. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy watching the races.
  • 3 Springwater Corridor. A 21-mile multi-use trail extending from SE Portland to the town of Boring, Oregon. It is designed to accommodate hikers, bikers, wheelchairs and horses.
  • 4 Portland Meadows, 1001 N. Schmeer Road, +1 503 285-9144. Free admission and parking. Portland Meadows (Q7231978) on Wikidata Portland Meadows on Wikipedia
  • 5 Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, +1 503-233-5777. Oaks Amusement Park (Q14709151) on Wikidata Oaks Amusement Park on Wikipedia
  • Portland Pilots. Sports teams of the University of Portland, sponsoring 16 NCAA Division sports (7 men's, 9 women's), mostly in the West Coast Conference. With no football team, the highest-profile sports here are basketball and soccer, with Pilots men's and women's soccer both having especially rich traditions. The main indoor venue is the 6 Chiles Center, home to both basketball teams, the women's volleyball team, and the athletic department offices. Also notable is the soccer venue of 7 Merlo Field. Portland Pilots on Wikipedia

Music[edit]

  • 8 Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E Burnside St, +1 503-231-9663. Located at the Jupiter Hotel, Doug Fir Lounge is Portland's slickest, upscale music venue featuring live shows almost every night of the week in the basement, a restaurant on street level and a bar in both. A decidedly hip variety of traveling and local music. Doug Fir Lounge (Q27438946) on Wikidata Doug Fir Lounge on Wikipedia
  • 9 Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, +1 503-234-9694. A great venue revamped from an old theater hall that offers shows almost nightly, featuring local favorites as well as Northwest and national acts. Food and alcohol available. Aladdin Theater (Q4705497) on Wikidata Aladdin Theater (Portland, Oregon) on Wikipedia
  • 10 Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell St, +1 503-284-8686. A large ballroom with cash bar featuring many of Portland's favorite music artists and national touring acts. Wonder Ballroom (Q8031732) on Wikidata Wonder Ballroom on Wikipedia
  • 11 Rose Quarter, 1 Center Ct, +1 503-797-9619. The Rose Quarter holds two major arenas, the Moda Center (Rose Garden) and The Memorial Coliseum, which host large, international level touring artists. The Moda Center is also home to the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. Ticket prices are usually higher for Rose Quarter events. Rose Quarter (Q7367909) on Wikidata Rose Quarter on Wikipedia
  • 12 Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St, +1 503 288-3895. Revolution Hall (Q19881397) on Wikidata Revolution Hall on Wikipedia

Buy[edit]

Shopping malls and districts[edit]

  • 1 Sellwood, along SE 13th Avenue, between Tacoma St & Bybee Blvd. A neighborhood shopping area on the east side of the Willamette River south of downtown, specializing in antique and vintage furnishings. Sellwood (Q12068682) on Wikidata Sellwood, Portland, Oregon on Wikipedia
  • 2 Hawthorne District, east side of the Willamette River. A popular shopping area, particularly along SE Hawthorne Blvd between 34th Ave and César Chávez Blvd. Includes head shops, vintage clothing, used books and magazines, local clothing designers and craft stores. Hawthorne, Portland (Q5307812) on Wikidata Hawthorne, Portland, Oregon on Wikipedia
  • SE Division, east side of the Willamette River. A popular shopping area with a variety stores, bars and restaurants along SE Division from SE 12th through SE 60th.
  • 3 Lloyd Center, 2201 Lloyd Center (accessible via MAX Red, Blue, and Green lines), +1 503-282-2511. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM. A large mall just northeast of downtown near the Convention Center with dozens of stores to visit within the mall itself and the surrounding areas particular along NE Weidler and NE Broadway, north of the mall, from NE MLK to NE 33rd. Lloyd Center was the first urban mall in the United States and the largest mall west of the Mississippi River in the early 1960s when it was built. Lloyd Center (Q6662319) on Wikidata Lloyd Center on Wikipedia
  • 4 Clackamas Town Center, off of I-205 exit 14 (accessible by MAX Green Line), +1 503-653-6913. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM. Great shopping facilities; smaller than Lloyd Center, but just as much to see. Clackamas Town Center (Q5124882) on Wikidata Clackamas Town Center on Wikipedia
  • 5 Buckman. An up & coming neighborhood in the southeast to rival the Pearl District in the northwest. The neighborhood is bounded to the west by the Willamette River, south by SE Hawthorne, east by SE 28th and north by E Burnside. It was once an industrial warehouse district as recent as 20 years ago is now gentrifying with all sorts of boutiques, antique stores, furniture stores, gift shops, bars and restaurants housed in old warehouse buildings particularly along SE MLK & Grand Ave (OR-Hwy 99E) and along SE Water Ave. The area is also home to OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science & Industry) and is connected to Lloyd Center by the frequent Streetcar going up down SE Union/MLK and to downtown by the Hawthorne and Morrison Bridges. Buckman (Q4983400) on Wikidata Buckman, Portland, Oregon on Wikipedia
  • 6 Jantzen Beach Center. Jantzen Beach SuperCenter (Q6155618) on Wikidata Jantzen Beach Center on Wikipedia
  • 7 Fubonn Shopping Center, 2850 SE 82nd Ave, +1 503-517-8899. Fubonn Shopping Center (Q5506908) on Wikidata Fubonn Shopping Center on Wikipedia

Eat[edit]

Budget[edit]

  • 1 Burgerville, multiple locations around the Portland area; Lloyd District location at 1135 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, +1 503-235-6858. Su-Th 5:30AM–midnight, Th-Sa 5:30AM–1AM. The NW's own fast food chain with a decidedly NW flavor promoting organic, fresh and seasonal ingredients. Great burgers and traditional fast food fare. Amazing seasonal items including sweet potato fries, asparagus, strawberries, blackberries, onion rings and more.
  • 2 C'est Si Bon!, 22 NE 7th Ave (Middle of block along NE 7th between E Burnside & NE Couch), +1 503-703-9378, +1 503-935-3761. This crêpe stand offers a great selection of combinations, savory and sweet. Try the Tropical Monkey. They also regularly appear at the farmers' markets too
  • 3 Cha! Cha! Cha! – Hawthorne, 3433 SE Hawthorne Blvd, +1 503-236-1100. 11AM-10PM daily. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 4 Cha! Cha! Cha! – Sellwood, 1605 SE Bybee Blvd, +1 503-232-0437. 11AM-9PM daily.
  • 5 Cha! Cha! Cha! – Fremont, 4727 NE Fremont St, +1 503-595-9131. 11AM-10PM daily.
  • 6 Cha! Cha! Cha! – Broadway, 2635 NE Broadway, +1 503-288-1045. 11AM-10PM daily.
  • 7 Cha! Cha! Cha! – Lombard, 5225 N Lombard St (between Hodge and Hereford), +1 503-802-2262. 11AM-10PM daily.
  • 8 Costello's Travel Caffé, 2222 NE Broadway, +1 503-287-0270. M-F 7AM-5PM, Sa-Su 8AM-4PM. Low-key but sometimes busy cafe with an international travel theme. Offers a substantial breakfast/lunch menu. Good place to catch a soccer (sorry, football) match or other travel-related event. Wi-fi.
  • 9 The Delta, 4607 SE Woodstock Blvd (at 46th Ave), +1 503-771-3101. M-Th 4PM-11PM, F 4PM-1AM, Sa 9AM-2PM and 5PM-1AM, Su 9AM-2PM and 5PM-11PM. Southern food (chicken fried steak, jambalaya, grits, etc.) on the cheap. The food is excellent and in large portions.
  • 10 Gravy, 3957 N Mississippi Ave, +1 503-287-8800. 7:30AM-3PM daily. Great egg scrambles and other hearty breakfast fare. Can be a long wait on weekends.
  • 11 Le Bistro Montage, 301 SE Morrison St (under the east end of the Morrison bridge), +1 503-234-1324. Brunch Sa-Su 10AM-2PM; dinner Su-Th 5PM-2AM, F-Sa 5PM-4AM. Good Portland character, with Cajun style food including mac and cheese, alligator bites, and great mud pie. Service is quirky, as is the atmosphere. Make sure to save some food to take with you—all to-go leftovers come package in tin foil sculptures! Le Bistro Montage (Q14709036) on Wikidata Le Bistro Montage on Wikipedia
  • 12 New Seasons Market – Hawthorne, 4034 SE Hawthorne Blvd, +1 503-236-4800. 8AM-11PM daily. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 13 New Seasons Market – Seven Corners, 1954 SE Division St, +1 503-445-2888. 8AM-11PM daily.
  • 14 New Seasons Market – Sellwood, 1214 SE Tacoma St, +1 503-230-4949. 8AM-11PM daily.
  • 15 New Seasons Market – Williams, 3445 N Williams Ave, +1 503-528-2888. 7AM-11PM daily.
  • 16 New Seasons Market – Concordia, 5320 NE 33rd Ave, +1 503-288-3838. 8AM-11PM daily.
  • 17 New Seasons Market – Arbor Lodge, 6400 N Interstate Ave, +1 503-467-4777. 8AM-11PM daily.
  • 18 Nicholas Restaurant – SE Grand, 318 SE Grand Ave, +1 503-235-5123. M-Sa 11AM-9PM, Su noon-9PM. The original location. Small seating area so there can be waits. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 19 Nicholas Restaurant – NE Broadway, 3223 NE Broadway, +1 503-445-4700. M-Th 11AM-9PM, F-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su noon-9PM. Second location.
  • 20 Olé Olé, 2137 E Burnside St, +1 503-230-1132. 10AM-10PM daily. Great burritos and a good budget option. Cash only.
  • 21 Original Hotcake House, 1002 SE Powell Blvd, +1 503-236-7402. 24 hours daily. A local landmark, famous for excellent food, great prices, and a quirky after-hours clientèle (after 1AM the place gets a bit rough).
  • 22 Pine State Biscuits, 2204 NE Alberta St, +1 503-477-6605. M-W 7AM-3PM, Th,Su 7AM-11PM, F-Sa 7AM-1AM. Excellent biscuits, gravy and bacon.
  • 23 ¿Por Qué No? - Hawthorne, 4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, +1 503-954-3138. M-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su 11AM-9:30PM. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 24 ¿Por Qué No? - Mississippi, 3524 N Mississippi Ave, +1 503-467-4149. M-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su 11AM-9:30PM. Por Que No (Q18749144) on Wikidata Por Que No on Wikipedia
  • 25 Quan Linh, 8230 SE Harrison #345, +1 503-788-7267. 10AM-10PM daily. A small hole in the wall restaurant, family owned and operated, with a large variety of Chinese and Vietnamese home cooked meal. $5-10.
  • 26 Robo Taco, 607 SE Morrison St, +1 503-232-3707. Su-W 10AM-midnight, Th-Sa 10AM-3:30AM. The fact that Robo Taco is open late and is located within walking distance of Holocene makes it the perfect place to end a night dancing and live music. It's consistently delicious with a laid back vibe and plenty of vegetarian options.
  • 27 Sizzle Pie – East Burnside, 624 E Burnside St. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 28 Taco Pedaler, 2225 NE Broadway, +1-503-946-1173, . 11AM-9PM daily, Happy hour 3:30PM-6:30PM daily. A popular tricycle taco cart in Portland's hyper-cool mobile eatery market has expanded into this bricks-and-mortar location on inner Northeast's busy commercial corridor.
  • 29 Taqueria Los Gorditos – Monte, 3420 SE 50th Ave, +1 503-875-2615. 10AM-9PM daily. The Gorditos outdoor food truck location. It's situated at a former self-service car wash with plenty of outdoor seating. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.
  • 30 Taqueria Los Gorditos – Flor, 1212 SE Divsion St, +1 503-445-6289. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 10AM-6PM. Taqueria.
  • 31 Taqueria Los Gorditos – Norte, 902 N Killingsworth St (at Mississippi Ave), +1 503-208-3169. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 10AM-6PM. Taqueria.
  • 32 Voodoo Doughnut Too, 1501 NE Davis St (at Sandy), +1 503-235-2666. Their second location, in a distinctive pink building, is about a mile east of the original. It's usually slightly less crowded during peak hours, and has parking. A restaurant of a local chain, see Portland_(Oregon)#Local_chains for description.

Mid-range[edit]

  • 33 Chinese Delicacy, 6411 SE 82nd Ave, +1 503-775-2598. Serves delicious Chinese food and is open fairly late.
  • 34 Cadillac Cafe, 1801 NE Broadway St, +1 503-287-4750, . M-F 7AM-2PM, Sa-Su 7AM-3PM. This staple of Portland's brunch scene is popular for both breakfast and lunch. The Art Deco decor is completed with a driveable, pink 1961 Cadillac convertible on display.
  • 35 Gustav's, 5035 NE Sandy Blvd, +1 503-288-5503. Su-Th 11AM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM. Authentic German cuisine, including bratwurst, schintzel, spaetzle and sauerbraten. Many German beers on tap.
  • 36 The Station, 2703 NE Alberta St, +1 503-284-4491. M-F 4PM-late, Sa-Su noon-late. Contemporary food and drinks in a historic building in the midst of the bustling Alberta district. Sports bar atmosphere inside and an outdoor patio.
  • 37 Flying Pie Pizzeria, 7804 SE Stark St, +1 503-254-2016. Su-Th 11AM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM. Has been regularly voted one of Portland's favorite pizza restaurants for the past decade by hungry locals and media critics alike.
  • Pok Pok, 3226 SE Division St, +1 503-232-1387. Daily 11:30AM-11PM. The flagship restaurant of America's restaurateur Andy Ricker. Rich and authentic northern Thai cuisine, coupled with your choice of fragrant rice on the side. Specials include fish sauce wings and rotisserie chicken. Come early during mealtimes or wait in line for at least an hour! $15-$30. Pok Pok on Wikipedia

Also worth checking out are 38 Bella Faccia at 2934 NE Alberta St (+1 503-282-0600) and 39 Pizza A Go-Go at 3420 N Williams Ave (+1 503-335-0300).

Splurge[edit]

  • 40 Portofino Caffè Italiano, 8075 SE 13th Ave (in Sellwood), +1 503-234-8259. M-Th 4:30PM-9:30PM, F-Sa 4:30PM-10PM, Su 4:30PM-9PM. A very small restaurant with attentive service and solid northern Italian and French Riviera cuisine.
  • 41 Ken's Artisan Pizza, 304 SE 28th Ave, +1 503-517-9951. M-Sa 5PM-10PM, Su 4PM-9PM. Wood fired oven cooking amazing pizza and other superbly executed Italian dishes. Expect a wait.

Drink[edit]

Alcohol[edit]

Bagdad Theater
  • 1 Bagdad Theater and Pub, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, +1 503-228-4651. 2:30PM-midnight daily (depending on feature). The Bagdad is one of the great things about Portland: a 700-seat second-run movie theater serving a selection of regional craft brews you can drink while you watch. Bagdad Theater (Q4841513) on Wikidata Bagdad Theatre on Wikipedia
  • 2 Belmont Station, 4500 SE Stark St, +1 503-232-8538. Noon-11PM daily. Belmont Station is both a store and bar/cafe. The store side hosts over 1000 bottled beers from around the world, and the cafe offers a solid lineup of sandwiches, soups, and light pub fare, as well as interesting beers on draft. The friendly and knowledgeable staff make this the place to go to explore Portland's beer scene.
  • 3 Clinton Street Theater Pub, 2522 SE Clinton St, +1 503-238-5588, . Shows a great assortment of esoteric films and the world's longest running Rocky Horror Picture Show. $6 general admission, $4 students/seniors, $4 on Tuesdays, $8 Rocky Horror Picture Show. Clinton Street Theater (Q5134235) on Wikidata Clinton Street Theater on Wikipedia
  • 4 Dots Cafe, 2521 SE Clinton St (SE Clinton and 26th), +1 503-235-0203. M-F noon-2:30AM, Sa 9AM-2:30AM. A funky night spot with great bar food.
  • 5 EastBurn, 1800 E Burnside St, +1 503-236-2876. M-F 4PM-2AM, Sa-Su 10AM-2AM. Cool building and great atmosphere. Hanging swing chairs, heated patio and downstairs bar with skee ball. The food is higher end, but not pricey and full bar with big wine list and great beers on tap make this spot a local favorite.
  • 6 Hair of the Dog Brewing, 61 SE Yamhill St, +1 503-232-6585. Tu-Th and Su 11:30AM-8PM, F-Sa 11:30AM-10PM. A microbrewery that achieved a weird sort of notoriety for high-alcohol-content beers, including "Dave," which had an astonishing 29% alcohol by volume. (It's no longer produced.) Originally not a brewpub, a recent relocation closer to the Willamette River has added a taproom (W-Su 2PM-8PM), and its beers can also be found around town at such places as Higgins and the Horse Brass.
  • 7 Hopworks Urban Brewery, 2944 SE Powell Blvd, +1 503-232-4677. Su-Th 11AM-11PM, F-Sa 11AM-midnight. One of the newest additions to the Portland brewpub scene. They emphasize sustainable practices business model. Hoppy beer with a distinct flavor.
  • 8 Horse Brass Pub, 4534 SE Belmont St, +1 503-232-2202. 11AM-2:30AM daily. Another English-style pub that also serves a range of English-style food. An "old-world" atmosphere, reasonable prices, an huge beer list, free darts, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff make this a great place to relax with a pint and catch up with old friends. Horse Brass Pub (Q28403596) on Wikidata Horse Brass Pub on Wikipedia
  • 9 Laurelwood Public House & Brewery, 5115 NE Sandy Blvd, +1 503-282-0622. M-Th 11AM-10PM, Friday 11AM–11PM, Sa 10AM–11PM, Su 10AM–10PM. For the quintessential Portland brewpub experience. Enjoy beer crafted by award-winning Brewmaster Christian Ettinger along with excellent food in a family-friendly setting. The garlic fries are not to be missed, desserts are huge and appealing, and the Laurelwood Spinach Salad is the best salad in Portland. Very child-friendly, so be aware of unsupervised toddlers darting around between the tables. Entrees are creative and of high quality.
  • McMenamins. Opening with its original location in 1983, The Barley Mill Pub, McMenamins now boasts over 50 locations in Oregon and Washington, which include the Bagdad Theater and Pub, Mission Theater and Pub at 1624 NW Glisan St, and the Kennedy School Theater at 5736 NE 33rd Ave. Not all locations have theaters.
  • 10 Laurelhurst Theater, 2735 E Burnside St, +1 503-232-5511. Another cinema serving beer, wine and food. Children are allowed to shows before 5:30PM; after that it's 21+ only. $4 general admission, $3 seniors, $2 children. Laurelhurst Theater (Q6500075) on Wikidata Laurelhurst Theater on Wikipedia
  • 11 Bula Kava House, 3115 SE Division St, +1 503-477-7823. Su 3PM-10PM, M-Th 1PM-11PM, F-Sa 1PM-1AM. Kava kava is a mildly sedating drink from the South Pacific. Definitely worth a try if you're in Portland since the South Pacific is quite far away. Great place to relax and socialize in a semi-authentic atmosphere, all the while trying something entirely new and exotic.

Coffee[edit]

  • 12 Pied Cow, 3244 SE Belmont St, +1 503-230-4866. M-Th 4PM-midnight, F 4PM-1AM, Sa noon-1AM, Su noon-midnight. A great coffee house in Portland. No other place like it. If you visit for the summer, you must come to this place. It's a great experience.
  • 13 Ristretto Roasters, multiple locations; largest and coffee lab at 3808 N Williams Ave, +1 503-288-8667. M-Sa 6:30AM-6PM, Su 7AM-6PM. Great, hard-core coffee roaster where craft is more important than flash. This small coffee shop roasts its own coffee in a visible back room. Be sure to take some home as there are not many places that do such a good job with their roasting. Free Wi-Fi on site.
  • 14 Water Avenue Coffee Roasters, 1028 SE Water Avenue #145 (SE Taylor and Water Ave), +1 503-808-7084. M-F 7AM-6PM, Sa-Su 8AM-6PM. A loft style cafe and coffee roastery.

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

  • 5 Aloft Portland Airport Hotel at Cascade Station, 9920 NE Cascades Parkway, +1 503-200-5678. Complimentary WiFi access, PDX airport shuttle services.
  • 6 Hampton Inn Portland-Airport, 8633 NE Airport Way, +1 503-288-2423. Free daily breakfast and high speed internet access.
  • 7 Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2300 N Hayden Island Dr, +1 503-283-8000. $130-180.
  • 8 The Jupiter Hotel, 800 E Burnside St, +1 503-230-9200, toll-free: +1-877-800-0004. Crisp, modern guest rooms, cutting edge entertainment, food 21/7, and spa style rub-downs make up this unique boutique hotel. While there, The Doug Fir is not to be missed. All day eats and drinks. Often has loaner bicycles. $140-180. Jupiter Hotel (Q6314615) on Wikidata Jupiter Hotel (Portland, Oregon) on Wikipedia
  • 9 The Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, +1 503-249-3983, toll-free: +1-888-249-3983, . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. A decommissioned elementary school converted into a hotel by the McMenamins's group who also have several other converted buildings in the Portland area. Each room was made from one-half of an old classroom with items like blackboards, coatrooms, and so on still in place. The hotel has a full restaurant with its own bar and large outdoor patio. Be sure to try the Cajun Tater Tots! There's also a second-run movie theater (free with hotel stay) with a bar/cafe and table service. Also on site are the Concordia Microbrewery, Detention Bar (smoking allowed), Honor's Bar (non-smoking), Cypress Room (smoking allowed), and an outdoor soaking pool. Free Wi-Fi and great artwork throughout. $115-145. Kennedy School (Q6389685) on Wikidata Kennedy School on Wikipedia
  • 10 Oxford Suites Portland - Jantzen Beach, 12226 N Jantzen Dr, +1 503-283-3030.
  • 11 Le Pensione Guesthouse Style Bed and Breakfast, 1039 SE 37th Ave, +1 503-351-4831. A beautifully detailed 1892 Victorian. Huge king room, single room and very large bath. Amenities include gourmet coffee, fluffy robes, private entrance, microwave, mini-fridge, Dr. Hauscka bath products, luxury spa across the street.
  • 12 Rodeway Inn Airport, 9723 NE Sandy Blvd, +1 503-255-1400.
  • 13 Ramada Mall 205, 9707 SE Stark St (near Portland Airport on Stark St and I-205 near Mall 205), +1 503-252-7400, .

Splurge[edit]

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