Where to Eat Off Campus
Portland is nationally renowned for its food scene, which includes options for almost every food preference and dietary need. Search by sextant or choose from a list of some L&C favorites.
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Salt & Straw—Multiple locations. Portland’s most famous ice cream joint offers up ice cream in every flavor imaginable, with new seasonally inspired flavors every month.
Blue Star Donuts—Multiple locations. Artisan donuts with well-paired flavors.
Tea Chai Té—Multiple locations. This local business offers more than 100 varieties of loose-leaf tea, bubble tea, and great places to sit and study.
Marco’s Cafe— A Multnomah Village favorite! Stop by any time for a delicious meal or espresso drink.
Jade Bistro & Patisserie—Sellwood’s Thai and Vietnamese eatery also offers classic French pastries.
¿Por qué no? Taqueria—Two locations. The lines might be long, but the yummy small tacos and other Mexican dishes made with fresh ingredients make the minor inconvenience worthwhile.
Tryon Creek Grill—This nearby sports-themed spot offers an extensive menu of pub food and a big beer selection. 21+.
Bannings Restaurant and Pie House— Bannings serves up classic American diner food and a large variety of, you guessed it, pie.
Grindwittryz — All your Hawaiian style favorites in one, delicious place!
The New Taste of India — Authentic Indian cuisine with plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options.
Food Carts—Multiple locations. Portland is known for its food cart scene, and for good reason. Some student favorite “pods” include Sellwood Corner Food Carts, Hillsdale Food Cart Park, Cartopia, and Asylum.
Dang’s Thai Kitchen— This pleasant Thai restaurant in Lake Oswego is just minutes from campus. We recommend the Khao Soi!
NOLA Doughnuts— Fresh donuts, made-to-order beignets, and a 2-4 p.m. happy hour that gets you those beignets and coffee for only $2? What’s not to love?
Chuckie Pies— This Lake Oswego restaurant features Neapolitan pizza, salads, wine, and beer.
Babica Hen Cafe— Comfort-food breakfast.
Casa del Pollo— Costa Rican comfort food.
Sasquatch Brewing Co. — A cozy spot in Hillsdale for pub eats, beer, cider, and more!
Multnomah Village French Quarter— This small food cart pod and cluster of shops in neighboring Multnomah Village offers a variety of cuisines, boutique shopping, and a seasonal produce stand.
John’s Marketplace— A convenience store with a vast selection of beer and wine, this Multnomah Village spot also serves great burgers and sandwiches at the deli.
Chart House — Upscale dining with views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Adams on a clear day.
An Xuyen Bakery— A cafe and bakeshop offering artisanal pastries and delicious Pan-Asian sandwiches.
Bollywood Theater— The Division Street branch of this cult-favorite restaurant offers regional Indian street food featuring local ingredients.
Pine State Biscuits— The perfect Southern-style biscuits, offered in sandwich form, smothered in gravy, or paired simply with jam.
Shalom Y’all — Bustling kitchen providing takes on Mediterranean street food, plus Turkish coffee & cocktails.
PDX Sliders— Easygoing eatery for sliders and sandwiches made with local ingredients, plus craft beers! A Sellwood favorite.
Screen Door— Traditional Southern cuisine featuring natural, local, and organic produce.
Hat Yai— Inspired by Thai street food, Hat Yai serves a variety of fried chicken and small curry dishes. Branches on Killingsworth and Belmont.
Kayo’s Ramen Bar— Offering both vegan and meat-based dishes, Kayo’s serves up noodles, wine, beer, and saké.
Prost! Marketplace — Food cart pod with a wide selection and outdoor seating surrounding Prost!, a favorite German beer spot.
Aberus Ethiopian— Classic Ethiopian cuisine like injera flatbread & kitfo served in a bright, low-key dining room.
Cathedral Coffee —Coffeehouse beverages & baked goods in an eclectic cafe with local art & occasional live music.
Stormbreaker Brewing— Tasty brews with a delicious menu. Plus, this location has Axe Throwing available by reservation!
St. John’s Food Cart Pod — Also known as the St. John’s Beer Porch, this pod has ample outdoor seating and food options, all surrounding their signature beer porch.
Fire on the Mountain— One of three locations around PDX. While they are famous for their buffalo wings, this spot also has amazing vegan wings, fried pickles, and more.
Pine Street Market— Portland’s first food hall, Pine Street Market houses 9 of Portland’s most popular restaurants under one roof.
Sizzle Pie— This Pacific Northwest chain of edgy pizza joints boldly declares, “Death to False Pizza!” Plus, it is right across the street from Powell’s Bookstore, the world’s largest independent bookstore.
Andina— Upscale Peruvian dining.
10 Barrel— A craft brewery offering gourmet “pub-grub” and a rooftop deck.
Bamboo Sushi — With five locations around the Portland area, you can’t go wrong with this sustainable sushi option.
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