10 Best Appetizing Lunch Restaurants in Portland, Oregon

Just because you have a limited time for lunch doesn't mean you can't have a good quality meal that you enjoy and is satisfying. In Portland, OR there's an array of lunch places to choose from and we've narrowed them down into what we think is the top 10 lunch places in Portland. We've taken into consideration the time it takes to eat, the quality of ingredients, and only included those that prepare food fresh daily. We've included a variety of cuisines ensure that no matter what you are craving there is a place on our list that will satisfy you. Topping our list is Little Bird Bistro which offers amazing food in their beautiful restaurant. Also with Italian flair is Lardo a casual eatery where you can enjoy sandwiches dripping with flavor. Cha Cha Cha has you covered if your craving Mexican food and Khao San is perfect if you want Thai instead. 

Cha Cha Cha

Cha Cha Cha serves fresh delicious, high quality, authentic Mexican food. They do this at low prices in a fun, casual environment at 9 different locations around the Portland metro. The most expensive item on their menu is still under eleven...  Read More

Southwest Portland
Little Bird Bistro

Little Bird Bistro is a beautiful, intimate French restaurant in southwest Portland and chances are you are familiar with its more expensive sister restaurant Le Pigeon. It's a perfect place for a lunch or dinner date. Here you can find unique...  Read More

Tasty n Sons

Boasting one of Portland's most innovative brunch menus, Tasty n Sons delights diners with a warm, comforting ambiance, unique tapas-esque menu design and gracious service. Plus, they serve their breakfast items all day. Start with one of their...  Read More

Northeast Portland
Petite Provence

Warm cheese brioche and light, airy croissants with homemade berry jam? Oui. Superb salmon hash drizzled with fresh lemon dill sauce? Oui, oui! This charming French boulangerie offers a mouthwatering array of buttery pastries as well as...  Read More

Khao San features a simple menu consisting of small plates allowing guests to try the different flavors of what the Thai culture has to offer. They use authentic Asian vegetables, when in season, like apple eggplants, holy basil, and Asian...  Read More

Olympia Provisions Southeast has grown from establishing the city's first salumeria to being a destination for refined, European-style dishes. Hidden away in the corner of an old warehouse, Alex Yoder's dishes highlight the locally-sourced meats...  Read More

Northeast Portland

Located at the NE Irvington hub, Petisco is a neighborhood restaurant with a rotating menu that sources the freshest ingredients available with indoor and outdoor seating. The choices here vary from healthy to totally indulgent. From salads and...  Read More

Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery brings the Scottish pub to the Northwest over in the Pearl District. They have 18 beers on tap which include Deschutes mainstays, experimental beers, and seasonal ales. Deschutes Brewery is best known for their Mirror Pond Pale...  Read More

The always charming Pazzo Ristorante is truely a taste of Italy right in the heart of Portland at Pioneer Square. They serve Northern Italian cuisine prepared from fresh local ingredients, including seafood, meats, and produce. Here you can dine...  Read More


An extremely popular, sandwich shop in the Hawthorne district. Lardo's originally started out as a food cart and has grown to three permanent locations in Portland on in the Hawthorne district and one in Downtown Portland on Washington Street....  Read More


Meet Meagan Shamy

Meagan Shamy is an Oregon resident by choice and thinks Portland is a tremendous city that everyone should visit. Originally a Texas girl, she has lived all around the United States,...  More About Meagan

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