Portland is an excellent destination for shopping, and it's a must-do activity when you visit, because the state of Oregon has no sales tax!
Whether you're after a one-of-a-kind handmade item or simply want to browse at your favorite store, we have what you're looking for here in Portland, Ore.
Pioneer Place mall is a good place to start your shopping venture. It's the largest upscale shopping mall in all of downtown Portland, spanning four city blocks near Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Pioneer Place mall in Portland — Photo courtesy of Cacophony / Wikimedia
Pioneer Place shopping mall boasts 356,154 square feet and over 65 shops and restaurants. The four buildings that make up Pioneer Place connect through skywalks and underground sections of the mall.
Anchor stores include Macy's; H&M; and Tiffany & Co., as well as smaller high-end retailers like Betsey Johnson, Louis Vuitton, Ann Taylor, Coach, Eddie Bauer, J. Crew and Nine West.
Portland’s only Microsoft store is located here and Regal Cinemas has a location on the top floor of the mall with 6 screens. There is also a whole assortment of other stores including Forever 21, Juicy, BCBG, Gap, AE, Bose, Made in Oregon, Teavana and Aveda.
If you're shopping for high-end products or luxury items, this is the place to go. Pioneer Square Mall happens to be the only place in Oregon where you can find Aldo; Bose; Camper; Kate Spade New York; Kitson; Louis Vuitton; Paradise Pen; Scotch & Soda; Tiffany & Co.; Tory Burch; and also Tumi.
The newest restaurant at the mall is the Yard House, an upscale restaurant known for its extensive draft beer offerings, which is currently 130 on tap. The Yard House is open daily for lunch, dinner and even late-night dining.
Portland’s famous Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe is found at the mall, too. Here, you can enjoy handcrafted chocolates, gourmet beverages and decadent desserts.
Pioneer Place is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Parking is available onsite in one of two underground parking garages. You do have to pay to park in one of their garages.
Garages include the 3rd Avenue and Alder Street garage (Enter just South of Alder Street on 3rd Avenue or 4th Avenue.) and the 4th Avenue and Yamhill Street garage (Enter just South of Yamhill Street on 4th Avenue.).
Rates are $1.60 for up to one hour; $3.20 for up to two hours; $5 for up to three hours; and $7 for up to four hours. You can pay for parking with cash or credit card.
You can also take the Max to the mall. There are two stations that stop at the mall. The bus also stops at the mall.