Downtown Portland Food Tour

Downtown Portland Food Tour

Taste your way through Portland’s bustling downtown on a food tour with a local guide. You’ll visit both established favorites and trendy food carts to sample a variety of dishes, ranging from fresh made pasta, duck confit, smoked seafood dishes, pork mole, falafel, locally made chocolate, salted caramel ice cream sandwiches and more, all washed down with regional craft beer, cocktails and Oregon wine, of course. As you walk, learn about the area’s art, history and culture from your knowledgeable guide. This tour is offered a variety of days and times throughout the week, so check the calendar for full availability! This tour features a stop at the Portland Farmer's Market at Portland State University on Saturdays during the summer.  This food tour is limited to about 12 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Forktown Food Tours, Portland, OR

Your food walking tour of downtown Portland begins and ends with your guide, stopping at some of the most popular restaurants and food carts in the neighborhood. Exact itineraries vary slightly each day, but you can expect an array of food and drinks enjoyed at locations that show you the wide range of Portland’s culinary scene, from upscale eateries to casual classics to sweet shops. You may try smoked fish paired with local cider, a Mexican dish that only uses ingredients from local farmers markets, handmade dumplings, the best falafel in town, single-origin chocolate, a glass of Oregon wine or a drinking chocolate.

In between stops, pass by local attractions and hear from your guide about the area’s history, perhaps how the Pearl District evolved from a warehouse quarter to one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods or how Portland got its name. Your tour ends at a local dessert spot, a perfect way to end a delicious tour!

Total walking distance on this tour is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and takes place on flat terrain.

Your food tour makes 5 stops, which may include the following (subject to change):
• Picnic House
• Grassa Pasta
• Savor Soup House food cart
• Southpark Seafood
• Cacao
• Saint Cupcake
• Addy's Sandwich Bar
• Lardo
• Q Restaurant

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Southpark Seafood, 901 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Southpark Seafood features delicious, sustainable seafood, farm-to-table ingredients, local wines and beers, in a gorgeous light-filled dining room. On tours that feature this stop, guests sample a seafood dish paired with a local beverage. Please note that there are a variety of stops on a tour, and no one stop can be guaranteed for any itinerary.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Portland Farmer's Market, 1010 SW Park Avenue Shemanski Park, Portland, OR 97205

The Downtown Tour during the summer on Saturdays (12:30pm start time only) starts at our famous Portland Farmer's Market at Portland State University campus. Guests will try a range of goodies curated by the tour guide, learn about the importance of the market for our food scene, and have some time to explore the market and shop.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Picnic House, 723 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

The Picnic House is an adorable space, serving picnic-inspired New American cuisine, in a historic building from 1925, featuring the original tile work floor and fluted wood columns. Guests are served a seasonal salad paired with a cocktail or local wine. Please note that there are a variety of stops on a tour, and no one stop can be guaranteed for any itinerary.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Addy's Sandwich Bar, 911 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Addy's Sandwich Bar is a delightful little deli that started as a food cart, making delicious sandwiches, soups, and salads. Guests try their most famous sandwich at this stop, a duck confit that's made in-house and served on a Little T Bakery baguette from one of Portland's finest bakeries. Please note that there are a variety of stops on a tour, and no one stop can be guaranteed for any itinerary.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cacao, 414 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Cacao chocolate shop is offered on most of the Downtown Tour itineraries. This gorgeous boutique shop carries a wide range of single origin chocolates from all over the world, including several from Portland chocolate makers and chocolatiers. Guests will sample two different kinds of local chocolates as well as a shot of their decadent drinking chocolate. Please note that there are a variety of stops on a tour, and no one stop can be guaranteed for any itinerary.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave Broadway between Morrison and Yamhill, Portland, OR 97204-1410

Many of our tours make a stop in "Portland's Living Room", Pioneer Courthouse Square. We will discuss the art and history of our favorite square located in the heart of the city center.

Duration: 10 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements or requests for non-alcoholic beverages at time of booking"
"Please provide your contact information (i.e. phone number and email) at time of booking. The local operator would like to contact you with additional information regarding this tour including the start location"
"A maximum of 12 people per booking"
"Must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol"
"There are no beverages offered at the food carts on tour (most other stops offer a beverage or water); please bring your own reusable water bottle if you want water at all locations."
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"The Farmer's Market itinerary is only offered Saturdays in the summer (start time 12:30pm), and the total walk for this itinerary is about 1.3 miles. The regular Downtown Tours starting at 2PM range from 0.5 to to 1.0 mile length. Guests with mobility issues are encouraged to call our office to discuss which itinerary is best suited for their ability."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 2:00 PM
Duración: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Downtown Portland, Portland, OR, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Local guide
  • Food and drink tastings - MORE than enough for a full meal!
  • Gratuities at restaurants
  • Downloadable PDF "Forktown Favorites: A Local's Guide to Portland"

No Incluye

  • Gratuities for guide (recommended $10 per person)


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