Right in the heart of the old brewery district, Rogue gives those other brewers a run for their money with a selection of fine beers(over 30 on tap) and a large selection of good eats. Updated, selections of hearty pub food, quite often with a Rouge ale in the recipe, await hungry diners.
Portland can thank Voodoo Doughnut for providing the downtown club crowd with more than just a late night sugar high. Not only does Voodoo give Swahili lessons, you can even get legally married in this magical doughnut hole. But if a doughnut is what you're after, they craft some of the craziest makes and models such as: the cock-n-balls... yes, that's a kind of doughnut.
Amnesia Brewing has good beer, snacks to go with it and is a good beer drinking space. It's obviously all about the beer at this converted warehouse North Portland pub. Hang out on the covered patio and enjoy some grilled, meaty goodness along with your brew.
This one-of-a-kind bar offers the biggest saké selection in town -over 40 to choose from including Portland's own Sake One. They also have a regular full bar and a menu of "Japanese tapas" (read: small-plate dishes involving a lot of seafood) as well as a sushi bar from 5pm to 10pm.
Located in a garden level walk down in the Pine Street Studios building, Biwa is a simple, high-quality Japanese restaurant, emphasizing everyday Japanese cuisine. Ramen and udon noodles are made in-house, and there's also a large selection of skewered vegetables and meats (including unusual cuts like pork belly and pork cheek). Much of the menu is available vegan or vegetarian.