The Pearl District is a go-to place in Portland for food, arts, and culture. After perusing galleries and exploring the area, you are going to get hungry and these are the best places to quench your hunger. Whether you want fine dining or casual, there is something for everyone in the Pearl.
1. Oven and Shaker
For pizza, Oven and Shaker is the place to be in the Pearl. A wood-fired oven creates authentic Italian-style pizzas and inventive combinations and cocktails will have you coming back for more. Oven and Shaker is located at 1134 NW Everett Street.
2. Irving Street Kitchen
Southern favorites and Northwest flare combine at this Pearl restaurant. Fried chicken, tender biscuits, and butterscotch pudding are all standouts here. Irving Street Kitchen is located at 701 NW 13th Avenue.
3. Holsteins Shakes and Buns Portland
If you have a craving for a burger, Holstein’s is the perfect place to satisfy. Featuring a wide variety of burgers, along with alcohol-infused shakes, this is a classy burger joint with flare. Holstein’s Shakes and Buns is located at 1139 NW Couch Street.
4. Trattoria Gallo Nero
This Italian eatery focuses on the tastes of Tuscany and has a lovely seasonal menu that uses only the best ingredients. The extensive wine list is great, and the pasta is a must-try. Trattoria Gallo Nero is located at 903 NW Everett Street.
5. Can Font Portland
For Spanish tapas, Can Font Portland is the place to dine. This new restaurant is the second location – the original being a Michelin-rated restaurant outside of Barcelona – and the authentic Spanish cuisine they are producing is incredible. Can Font Portland is located at 1015 NW Northrup Street.
Since 2000, Bluehour has been the premier spot for new American cuisine in the Pearl. The dining room is intimate and adorned with 16-foot tall drapery panels that can be moved around the dining room to create different spaces, making it great for both casual dinners and special occasions. Bluehour is located at 250 NW 13th Avenue.
This Peruvian restaurant is a perennial favorite in the Pearl. Open since 2003, Andina uses native culinary traditions and both native and locally sourced ingredients to create notable cuisine that keeps it atop many lists for one of the best in the city. Andina is located at 1314 NW Glisan Street.
This Peruvian restaurant is top-notch and a destination in the area. Combining native culinary traditions with native and local ingredients, Andina’s standout chefs have been creating amazing cuisine since 2003. Andina is located at 1314 NW Glisan Street.