Local Eats!

Contributed by: Katrina T. O’Brien
Collection Manager & Archivist // World of Speed ®

Welcome to the neighborhood, the area around the Oregon Convention Center is filled with plenty of places to eat, drink, and be merry.


Whether looking for a quick coffee or sandwich to go, a cafe to linger in, a place for colleagues to gather, a place to unwind, or gear up, you’ll find someplace unique to our city or somewhere that offers tastes just like home.




Spirit of 77

500 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232


1 min walk from the convention center

Rethink bar food with a cold adult beverage while watching the game, or multiple games



Starbucks, 525 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232


1 min walk

There’s always a Starbucks nearby so get your Starbucks’ lingo down


Table 6

622 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232


2 min walk

The café’s daily menu changes offer unique breakfast and lunch options


Dutch Bros. Coffee

430 NE Lloyd Blvd, Portland, OR 97232


2 min walk

Some equate it to the Dunkin Donuts of the west coast, minus the donuts.


Citizen Baker

1089 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232


6 min walk

Exactly what you hope for from an independent cafe, plus a few surprises


J Cafe

533 NE Holladay St #101, Portland, OR 97232


6 min walk

Hot and cold breakfast and lunch with plenty of gluten free options


Red Robin

1139 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232


7 min walk

Classic chain restaurant known for burgers and brew with all the staples you’d expect



1135 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232


6 min walk

Fresh, local sustainable Pacific Northwest fast food joint known for its burgers and shakes



1211 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232


7 min walk

Quick sub or sandwich just the way you remember it, whether 6 or 12 inches


Burnside Brewing Company


701 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214

12 min walk

Sit down and enjoy great food inside of one of Portland’s artisan breweries


Sizzle Pie

624 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214


12 min walk

Whether vegan, gluten free, classic or adventurous, there’s a slice for you


Chipotle Mexican Grill

704 NE Weidler St, Portland, OR 97232


14 min walk

Known for its mammoth burritos with fresh ingredients and responsibly raised meats


Frank’s Noodle House

822 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232


14 min walk

Known for its handmade noodles and a great menu (closed 3-5 for fresh noodle making)


Pine State Biscuits

125 NE Schuyler St, Portland, OR 97212


15 min walk

Southern style sandwiches and sides, plus three different kinds of biscuits and gravy



913 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232


15 min walk

Sit-down family steakhouse with all the trimming and plenty of steak knives


Village Inn

1621 NE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97232


18 min walk

No rush booth diner for breakfast, lunch, and pie—and free wifi


Walk a bit farther and these four restaurants serving lunch and dinner sit on the corner of Broadway & 15th


Blossoming Lotus


1713 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97212

25 min walk

Restaurant and bar with mouthwatering organic vegan dishes, signature drinks and smoothies


Aztec Willies


1501 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

25 min walk

Local mouthwatering Mexican food alongside their award winning margarita and horchata


Pastini Pastaria


1426 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

25 min walk

Local Oregon pasta bistro is sure to please your pasta, soup, salad, and wine cravings




1504 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

25 min walk

One of the uniquely McMenamins pubs in the Northwest that each showcase local history



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