It was Wallace of the famous claymation pair Wallace & Gromit who said it best: “We’ll go somewhere where there’s cheese.” And Portland’s restaurants and food carts have cheese dishes aplenty to satisfy cheese lovers of every bent. From innovative takes on Korean classics to fancy charcuterie to variations on childhood throwbacks like mac and cheese, cheese’s worldwide popularity is reflected in the cheesiest creations found at Portland restaurants and food carts.
Of course, pizza and mac and cheese are among the most abundant cheesy options out there, and you can find even more amazing pizza and mac and cheese spots on these other Eater Portland guides. This map, on the other hand, delves into a wider range of cheesy meals and snacks, including fondue, fried cheese curds, and quesabirria. With rainy fall and winter weather on the way, there’s no better time to cozy up with a bowl, slice, or plate of gooey cheese-based goodness.
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