Montavilla, a sprawling neighborhood nestled in the Eastern shadow of Mount Tabor against 205, is Portland’s underdog dining hotspot on the east side. The area has historically been a neighborhood hang, but as people discover spots like the excellent Lebanese Ya Hala or the romantic Vintage Cocktail Lounge, outsiders have started trekking across town for dinner or drinks.
The bulk of bars and restaurants can be found on Stark Street between 76th and 82nd, but there are a few spots off the main drag that are well worth a visit. To avoid redundancy, this map omits the fabulous restaurants along 82nd Avenue, which can be found on this map, and nearby favorite spots like Coquine and Cheese Bar aren’t technically in the neighborhood, but are worth the jaunt.
As usual, this map is organized geographically, not ranked.Read More