Portland - Southeast Restaurants
204 SE Oak St., Portland, OR 97214
Serving diners since 1974, Produce Row Café is a veteran of the Southeast Industrial District of Portland. This restaurant/bar hybrid offers a covered and heated patio, occasional live music, and comfort food such as meatloaf or mac and cheese. The atmosphere is often described as one of leisure, as can be seen and felt as soon as you sink into one of the “kush” booths available for seating. Perhaps one of the restaurants greatest attributes comes in the form of dessert: a waffle sandwich stacked with vanilla ice cream, bacon, peanut butter, honey, and cinnamon.
1708 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
With its simple and bright décor, Fire on the Mountain, located in southeast Portland, is a lively, eco-friendly restaurant. This restaurant boasts a variety of different wings, including unusual concoctions such as “Soon to be Famous Spicy Peanut” and Raspberry Habanero. The menu also includes vegetarian dishes, such as the Portobello mushroom or Vegetteranean sandwiches as well as a wide array of salads. Fire on the Mountain is dedicated to reducing its carbon footprint and does so daily by composting a large part of waste, including biodegradable packaging.
4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97215
In the Hawthorne District of Portland exists a quaint, canopied restaurant named Apizza Scholls. True to its name, this restaurant specializes in pizza, with an entire section of its menu dedicated to building a custom pizza pie. Additionally, a section titled “House Pies” offers diners Apizza Scholls exclusives such as Apizza Amore. There are also plenty of items to choose from beside pizza, including the House Antipasti Plate, which is a mix of meat and veggie antipasti items. This restaurant also features draft and bottled beer as well as a variety of wines. Whether here for lunch or dinner, diners ...
215 SE 9th St., Portland, OR 97214
Biwa, a Japanese restaurant located in southeast Portland, has a social awareness that will leave diners feeling good about eating here. Open until midnight, this restaurant features a special “late night” menu, offering up traditional Japanese dishes such as gyoza and specialty ramen. Biwa donates to local foundations such as the Newspace Scholarship Fund in addition to supporting global causes, such as tsunami relief. Add this to the fact that Biwa strives to use fresh, local ingredients, and it is easy to see why so many diners appreciate this refreshing take on dining.
2508 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97255
With its quaint, cottage storefront and bright interior, Broder is a Swedis restaurant that will make diners feel as though they have been transported out of Portland and into Sweden. Serving up breakfast and lunch daily, with dinner only available Thursday through Saturday, Broder is well known for their tasty breakfast menu featuring Danish pancakes. This restaurant also presents specialty dishes for lunch and dinner, such as Swedish meatballs or Danish meat patties. Broder also serves traditional American options, making this restaurant a perfect place to bring even the pickiest of eaters.
621 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214
With its diner-like atmosphere and menu of original sandwich creations, it is no wonder that Bunk Sandwiches of Portland’s industrial district was once featured and praised on the Food Network. In addition to its deliciously simple lunch menu, the restaurant also offers up a modest breakfast menu served all day. Well-known for its Pork Belly Cubano Sandwich, patrons are equally drawn to its classic sides, including Red Beans and Rice. If you can’t make it for lunch, Bunk is also open later as a bar featuring draft beer, house drinks, and its renowned sandwiches.