Sometimes compared to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, Portland’s Hawthorne District is known for its vintage shops, restored theaters, street performers, and overall creative characters, making it one of the city’s top destinations for both locals and visitors. Coincidentally, a standout food scene has developed in the neighborhood, making a day spent on the Southeast street a breeze. Use this map to find Hawthorne’s most noteworthy restaurants and bars and to avoid the tourist traps.
On our latest update, we focused on restaurants, cafes, and bars with sole locations on Hawthorne, which eliminates longstanding legends like Lardo East and Por Que No (don’t worry, you can find other locations across town). This map now includes spots like Jam on Hawthorne, Nimblefish, and Maruti Indian, all showcasing the variety of cuisines that solidify this neighborhood as a trendy dining district. (Note: the points on this map guide are not ranked; rather, they’re organized geographically.)Read More