3 of the Best BBQ Restaurants in Portland

Some days you want your barbecue with your favorite local craft beer. Other days, you just want a casual atmosphere so you can focus on savoring that sweet and succulent BBQ taste. Well, it’s your lucky day, because we’re showcasing three Portland restaurants that are serving up your favorites and then some.


If You Love Texas-Style BBQ, then be sure to check out Podnah’s BBQ, where you’ll find smoked Texas-style meats and delicious sides. The atmosphere isn’t bad either. With wooden tables in a spacious setting, you’ll feel right at home.


If You’re Looking for Vegetarian Options, you might want to make reservations at Russell Street Bar-B-Que. Okay, we know that “vegetarian” and “barbecue” don’t exactly mesh that well, but hey, it’s nice to know that you have options, right?

If You Like Your Fried Chicken with a Side of Beer, then you’re going to love Reverend’s BBQ. In a modern space, you’ll be able to enjoy fried chicken, smoked meats, and a wide variety of local and craft beers.

Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Portland

For some of us, breakfast is the be all and end all. What’s not to love? From waffles to mimosas to scrambled eggs, breakfast can be one of the most delicious parts of the day. Luckily, Portland has some incredible places to grab a bite to eat. We put together a few of our favorites. From the best drinks to crispiest waffles, here are a few restaurants to check out soon.


For the Best Bloody Mary’s

If you love your breakfast drinks then, Cafe Broder is the place to be. This Swedish restaurant is known for their top-notch brunch menu, but their Bloody Mary’s alone are worth the trip.

2508 SE Clinton Street, Portland, OR 97202


For Delicious Waffles

When you really just want waffles, no restaurant does it better than The Waffle Window. Imagine savory and sweet Belgian-style waffles with a caramelized crispy coating. Are you hungry yet?

3610 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214

Dining out in Portland on a Budget

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Sometimes you just want delicious food without spending a ton of money. Luckily, dining on a budget doesn’t mean you have skip out on a great dinner, especially when you live in Portland. The next time you make dinner plans, be sure to check out one of these amazing budget-friendly restaurants near your apartment.


Enat Kitchen  | website

This casual hotspot in Portland serves some of the best Ethiopian food in town. Offering classic Ethiopian fare as well as a lunch buffet, this is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat without breaking the bank. There are plenty of vegetarian options as well.


Luc Lac | website

When you’re in the mood for Vietnamese cooking, this should be your next destination. Offering pho, banh mi, and other Vietnamese favorites, you’re sure to find authentic cooking here. You’ll also find great cocktails and happy hour specials that will keep you coming back for more.

New Upscale Food Court-Style Restaurants in Portland

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It’s time to start checking out some of the hottest new restaurants in Portland. Not sure where to start? Let us help.


We know how you love your food courts, so we want to make sure you know about some of the upscale food courts that have made their mark this year in this iconic foodie city. Check out new places like Providore Fine Foods located at 2340 NE Sandy Blvd. and serving up rotisserie chicken to-go and featuring an oyster bar.

Or, you can find all of your favorite comfort food at Pine Street Market located at 126 SW Second Avenue. Established in a historic building, this European-style food hall boasts local favorites including ice cream, pizza, and high-end ramen. If there’s something you love to eat, you’ll most likely find it here.

Sushi Hotspots Near Your Apartment

We get it. You like your sushi. Living in Portland, there’s no shortage of sushi restaurants either. So, when you’re ready to get your sushi on, check out one of these amazing places Portland has to offer.


Bamboo Sushi

Bamboo Sushi prides itself on serving some of the freshest sushi around in a sleek atmosphere. Did we mention they have a wide variety of saki?


Masu Sushi

This locally-owned and family-operated sushi hotspot is located on the second floor of one of Portland’s contemporary downtown buildings.


Yoko’s Japanese Restaurant

If you’re looking for an award-winning sushi restaurant in a warm and friendly atmosphere, then Yoko’s is for you! Serving up creative rolls and an extensive variety of sake, this is one place you have to try!