Dining Guide

Portland’s 50 Best Restaurants Right Now

Hungry? Here are top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/18/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: October 17–23

Chile crab at Happy Dragon and poppy seed gougères at St. Jack are your required eating for the week.

10/17/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2018

Portland's Best New Restaurants of 2018

Ten amazing dining destinations, five must-eat dishes, and one neighborhood on the rise. It's an excellent year to eat in Portland.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Best Restaurants 2018: Culinary Cully

Cully Is Set to Become One of Portland's Coolest Food Hoods

A working-class community with global tastes revs up.

10/10/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2018: Still-Flapping

Portland’s Best New Restaurants 2018: Nimblefish Serves Up Serious Sushi

All the fish. None of the frills.

10/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Burger Time

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: Super Deluxe Is Our Answer to In-N-Out

Micah Camden's drive-through brings together all walks for burgers, fries, and fizzy waters.

10/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Family-Style Maximalist

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: At Oui! Wine Bar, More Is More

Southeast Wine Collective builds a better wine bar, from bold, roller-coaster dishes to clever pours.

10/10/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2018: The Next Generation

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: Nostrana’s Little Sib Is More Than a Wine Bar

An Italian institution's side hustle holds its own.

10/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Fufu & Smoked Fish

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: Akadi Brings the West African Flavor

Chef Fatou Ouattara airlifts the spice (and sun) of the Ivory Coast to Stumptown.

10/10/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2018: Late-Night Surprise

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: At OK Omens, Castagna’s Chef Cuts Loose

Fried chicken Caesars and mapo tofu poutine are signs of good things to come.

10/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Chicago Style

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: Sammich Crushes the Sandwich Game

The city's best new sandwich shop walks the smack talk.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2018: Eat This Now

Portland's 5 Must-Eat Dishes of 2018

Pan pizza to tinned fish to the dreamiest chocolate chip cookies, here's what we just can't quit this year.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2018: No Scrap Left Behind

Portland Monthly's 2018 Chef of the Year: Karl Holl

At Park Avenue Fine Wines, a bootstrapping chef redefines farm-to-table cooking.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2018: Jungalow of Ambition

Portland Monthly's Rising Star Restaurant of 2018: Holiday

Instagram-ready smoothie bowls to fancy gluten-free toasts, Stumptown founder Duane Sorenson's new spot bridges the gap between vegan punks and tweezer chefs.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2018: Duck Stacks & Steam Burgers

Portland Monthly's 2018 Restaurant of the Year: Canard

With his third restaurant, famed Le Pigeon chef Gabriel Rucker proves he’s still an original.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Sept 12–18

Sourdough waffles at Heim and fried chicken Caesars at OK Omens are your required eating for the week.

09/12/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Word of Mouth

Portland's Woodblock Is Charley's Real-Life Chocolate Factory (and Café)

No one is more excited about chocolate than Charley and Jessica Wheelock.

09/11/2018 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: August 22–28

Super-crunchy fish and chips at Salmonberry Saloon and cheesy bread at Kachka are your required eating for the week.

08/22/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

15 All-Time Favorite Places to Drink in Portland

From tiny tiki bars to underground cocktail bunkers to German beer halls, here are a few of the city's best spots to imbibe (with great food, to boot).

08/14/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Word of Mouth

'Wine Dive Bar' Sardine Head Is Changing the Way Portland Drinks

With natural wine, tinned fish, and zero pretension, there's no place quite like this.

08/14/2018 By Karen Brooks