The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities
Voodoo Doughnut is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

1. Voodoo Doughnut

8.7
22 SW 3rd Ave (at SW Ankeny St), Portland, OR
Donut Shop · Old Town Chinatown · 478 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Have your pick from 70 unique varieties of doughnuts! As seen on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.

Voodoo Doughnut Too is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

2. Voodoo Doughnut Too

8.4
1501 NE Davis St (at NE 15th Ave), Portland, OR
Donut Shop · Kerns · 206 tips and reviews

Michael P.Michael Powell: A Portland staple. You haven't truly visited or lived in Portland until you've had a VooDoo doughnut. Personal favorite is the dirty old bastard.

Huber's Cafe is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

3. Huber's Cafe

8.8
411 SW 3rd Ave (at SW Morrison St), Portland, OR
Restaurant · Downtown Portland · 66 tips and reviews

Mike L.Mike Lowery: Get the Spanish coffee over ice and make sure to take pictures while they are making it.

Clyde Common is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

4. Clyde Common

9.1
1014 SW Stark St (btw SW 10th & 11th Ave.), Portland, OR
American Restaurant · Downtown Portland · 216 tips and reviews

Portland MonthlyPortland Monthly: For food-weary Portlanders, this downtown culinary refuge offers good company, warmth and sustenance. Read more.

Moda Center at The Rose Quarter is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

5. Moda Center at The Rose Quarter

8.8
1 N Center Court St, Portland, OR
Stadium · Lloyd District · 109 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: Welcome to Rip City. Hope you brought ear plugs, ‘cause the crowd here gets LOUD for its Blazers.

Providence Park is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

6. Providence Park

9.3
1844 SW Morrison St (btwn SW 18th & SW 20th Ave.), Portland, OR
Stadium · Goose Hollow · 104 tips and reviews

4sq Day P.4sq Day PDX: JELD-WEN Field is an outdoor multipurpose stadium which can be configured for baseball, soccer and football. The playing surface is synthetic turf. Home of the the Portland Timbers!

Veterans Memorial Coliseum is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

7. Veterans Memorial Coliseum

7.0
1401 N Wheeler Ave, Portland, OR
Hockey Arena · Lloyd District · 24 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1952, the coliseum hosted premier sporting and entertainment events in Portland. Elvis Presley performed one of his last concerts here before his death in 1977.

Schmizza Pub & Grub is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

8. Schmizza Pub & Grub

8.4
415 SW Montgomery St (SW 4th Ave), Portland, OR
Pizza Place · Downtown Portland · 26 tips and reviews

Corey M.Corey Michaud: Great pizza. Cheap too. Eat up!

Schmizza Pub & Grub on 21st is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

9. Schmizza Pub & Grub on 21st

7.7
320 NW 21st Ave (at NW Everett St), Portland, OR
Pizza Place · Northwest District · 23 tips and reviews

4sq Day P.4sq Day PDX: Schmizza gets Foursquare! Always a great checkin deal going on here! Try the alligator - it bites!

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

10. Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade

9.1
511 NW Couch St (btwn NW 5th & NW 6th Ave), Portland, OR
Arcade · Old Town Chinatown · 165 tips and reviews

Les M.Les McCord: Have some time to spare, drop some quarters at Ground Kontrol and relive the golden age of video games. They also stock a nice selection of pinballs.

24 Hour Church of Elvis is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

11. 24 Hour Church of Elvis

408 NW Couch St (btwn NW 4th & 5th), Portland, OR
General Entertainment · Old Town Chinatown · 12 tips and reviews

Dylan B.Dylan Boyd: If you find yourself needing salvation or divine inspiration drop a quarter and find it.

Portland City Grill is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

12. Portland City Grill

8.9
111 SW 5th Ave (at SW Pine St), Portland, OR
Steakhouse · Downtown Portland · 148 tips and reviews

Christian A.Christian Aniciete: Lovely city view of Portland from the 30th floor. Fabulous Happy Hour (the calamari is a classic) & great piano music!

Crystal Ballroom is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

13. Crystal Ballroom

8.3
1332 W Burnside St (at SW 14th Ave), Portland, OR
Concert Hall · Downtown Portland · 47 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: The main room features a mechanical floating dance floor, thought at the time of building to be the only one on the W. Coast, and potentially the only one still in existence.

Shanghai Tunnel is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

14. Shanghai Tunnel

7.0
211 SW Ankeny St (at SW 2nd Ave), Portland, OR
Bar · Old Town Chinatown · 37 tips and reviews

Darrin Q.Darrin Quillen: Sort of hidden away but the basement bar is solid. Drinks are strong, cheap and the noodle bowls kill!

Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

15. Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI)

9.0
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR
Science Museum · Hosford-Abernethy · 93 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: In 1949 the museum first opened in a house. OMSI's popularity surpassed the size of its facility & in 1992 the current building opened. OMSI is ranked as one of the top science centers in the US.

McMenamins Kennedy School is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

16. McMenamins Kennedy School

9.1
5736 NE 33rd Ave (btw NE Jessup & Simpson), Portland, OR
Hotel · Concordia · 79 tips and reviews

Adam D.Adam D: Mix a Ruby and Terminator beer combination. They call it a "rubinator."

Oregon Zoo is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

17. Oregon Zoo

9.1
4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR
Zoo · 106 tips and reviews

Christian A.Christian Aniciete: Nothing beats a timeless, family-friendly trip to the zoo. Come meet otters, lions, apes, snakes, elephants, and many more. Don't forget to bring a camera for up close shots of creatures of the wild!

Powell's City of Books is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

18. Powell's City of Books

9.7
1005 W Burnside St (at NW 10th Ave.), Portland, OR
Bookstore · Pearl · 412 tips and reviews

Team CocoTeam Coco: "Powell’s City of Books is the largest independent bookstore in the US. Actually, it's not so impressive when you realize there are only 4 bookstores left in the US." - Conan O'Brien

Widmer Brothers Brewing Company is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

19. Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

8.8
955 N Russell St (at Interstate Ave), Portland, OR
Brewery · Eliot · 71 tips and reviews

Evangeline T.Evangeline Thompson: Try the beer sampler tray. A bit of everything to whet your whistle and be decidedly more educated about which pints you'd prefer! P.S. The food is very yummy!

Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

20. Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House

9.2
210 NW 11th Ave (at NW Davis St), Portland, OR
Brewery · Pearl · 288 tips and reviews

Dawn D.Dawn Dolobowsky: Excellent beer! Get the sampler to start - you can choose any 6 beers from the current menu. Read more.

Oaks Amusement Park is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

21. Oaks Amusement Park

7.4
7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR
Theme Park · Sellwood-Moreland · 34 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: In 1989, the park and the interior of the roller rink were seen in a long sequence in Breaking In, a film written by John Sayles, directed by Bill Forsyth, and starring Burt Reynolds.

The Lion's Eye Tavern is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

22. The Lion's Eye Tavern

8.5
5919 SE 82nd Ave (at SE Woodstock Blvd), Portland, OR
Bar · Mt. Scott-Arleta · 17 tips and reviews

4sq Day P.4sq Day PDX: The home of the first Foursquare Day meetup in Portland, OR!

International Rose Test Garden is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

23. International Rose Test Garden

9.1
400 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR
Garden · 83 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1917, the garden houses over 7,000 rose plants of approx. 550 varieties. It's the oldest continuously operating public rose test garden & exemplifies Portland's nickname 'The City of Roses'.

The Benson Hotel is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

24. The Benson Hotel

8.0
309 SW Broadway (at SW Oak St), Portland, OR
Hotel · Downtown Portland · 42 tips and reviews

Hotel TonightHotel Tonight: The opulent lobby is Portland at its poshest, with marble covering everything from the grand staircase to the fireplace.

25. Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub

8.0
112 SW 2nd Ave (at SW Ash St), Portland, OR
Irish Pub · Old Town Chinatown · 81 tips and reviews

U.S. SoccerU.S. Soccer: Nestled in the heart of downtown Portland, Kell's Irish Pub has been serving the Northwest for nearly 25 years and has been a loyal Official U.S. Soccer Bar since the program’s inception in 2008.

Pittock Mansion is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

26. Pittock Mansion

9.1
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR
Museum · 71 tips and reviews

Jessica L.Jessica Lange: Possibly the best view in all of Portland. Park near the Zoo and take the easy 3 mile hike (both ways) up the wildwood trail to get the full experience.

Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

27. Lan Su Chinese Garden

8.7
239 NW Everett St (at 3rd Ave), Portland, OR
Garden · Old Town Chinatown · 57 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The garden opened in 2000. Most of the plants featured in the garden are indigenous to China, but no plants were brought from China due to import bans. Some plants in the garden are 100 years old.

Pioneer Courthouse Square is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

28. Pioneer Courthouse Square

8.6
715 SW Morrison St (btwn SW 6th Ave & SW Broadway), Portland, OR
Plaza · Downtown Portland · 81 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Inaugurated in 1984, the Square was recognized by Time Magazine as 1 of the "10 most notable design achievements" in the US. Known as Portland's 'living room', more than 26,000 people pass by each day

St. Johns Bridge is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

29. St. Johns Bridge

St. Johns Bridge, Portland, OR
Bridge · 16 tips and reviews

Grant K.Grant Kruger: Best looking bridge in Portland, by far. Created by the same guy who did San Fran's Golden Gate.

Hoyt Arboretum is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

30. Hoyt Arboretum

9.0
4000 SW Fairview Blvd (Washington Park), Portland, OR
Park · 12 tips and reviews

JamesJames: Really nice in Autumn when the leaves turn but great for picnics when it's warm as well.

Rocky Butte Park is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

31. Rocky Butte Park

9.0
3000 NE Rocky Butte Rd, Portland, OR
Park · Madison South · 27 tips and reviews

Weston R.Weston Ruter: Best view of the sunrise in Portland.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

32. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

9.3
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
Concert Hall · Downtown Portland · 31 tips and reviews

Anthony E.Anthony Edmonds: An amazing venue to see a live concert! Acoustics are amazing!! Read more.

BridgePort Brewery & Brewpub is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

33. BridgePort Brewery & Brewpub

8.7
1313 NW Marshall St (at NW 13th Ave.), Portland, OR
Brewery · Pearl · 115 tips and reviews

Portland MonthlyPortland Monthly: This granddaddy of Oregon brewers hasn't forgotten that a key ingredient for a great brew is making it easy to share with friends. Read more.

Aladdin Theater is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

34. Aladdin Theater

8.6
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave (at SE Powell Blvd), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Brooklyn · 19 tips and reviews

Jon W.Jon Winder: One of the best places to see a show. Staff always friendly, and the best tip of all is to hang out in the bar next door and get in quicker than waiting in line outside!

Skidmore Fountain is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

35. Skidmore Fountain

7.6
28 SW 1st Ave (SW Ankeny St), Portland, OR
Fountain · Old Town Chinatown · 4 tips and reviews

Scott M.Scott Mainwaring: Oldest public art in Portland (1888). Built with money willed by druggist Stephen Skidmore, designed by Olin Warner. Henry Weinhard offered to pipe beer through it. (from portlandonline.com)

Portlandia is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

36. Portlandia

8.6
1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR
Outdoor Sculpture · Downtown Portland · 21 tips and reviews

PortlandiaPortlandia: A sculpture located at the Portland Building that was created by Raymond Kaskey in 1985 and based on the city seal.

Mt. Tabor Park is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

37. Mt. Tabor Park

9.6
6000 SE Salmon St. (SE 60th Ave.), Portland, OR
Park · Mt. Tabor · 47 tips and reviews

littlebluedoglittlebluedog: The 280 steps on the park's northeast side make up the longest public staircase in the city. Time your ascent from the base to the drinking fountain at the top!

Roseland Theater is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

38. Roseland Theater

7.7
8 NW 6th Ave (at W Burnside St), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Old Town Chinatown · 26 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: Double Tee Concerts, founded in 1972 by David Leiken, is Oregon’s oldest and largest concert company.

Union Station Amtrak (PDX) is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

39. Union Station Amtrak (PDX)

7.1
800 NW 6th Ave (at NW Irving St.), Portland, OR
Train Station · Old Town Chinatown · 67 tips and reviews

Erik H.Erik Hinzpeter: GO BY TRAIN

Whiffies Fried Pies is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

40. Whiffies Fried Pies

1200 SE Hawthorne Blvd (at SE 12th Ave), Portland, OR
Food Truck · Buckman · 46 tips and reviews

Dew TourDew Tour: Hello glorious food truck. 1 BBQ beef brisket with mozzarella, please. PS a favorite of @Dens co-founder of Foursquare

Portland City Hall is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

41. Portland City Hall

1221 SW 4th Ave (btwn SW Jefferson & SW Madison St), Portland, OR
City Hall · Downtown Portland · 7 tips and reviews

Richard L.Richard Lidzbarski: Plot world domination. Socially conscious, eco-friendly, sustainable, warm and fuzzy world domination! Boohahahaha!

Henry's 12th Street Tavern is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

42. Henry's 12th Street Tavern

8.2
10 NW 12th Ave (at W Burnside St), Portland, OR
Gastropub · Pearl · 150 tips and reviews

Avery J.Avery Jenkins: The Best Beer Selection around town with over 100 Beers on tap and incredible Happy Hour deals on appetizers!! Get the Mac & Cheese, Gorgonzola Fries and the Orange Chicken.

Backspace is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

43. Backspace

115 NW 5th Ave (btw NW Couch & Davis), Portland, OR
Performing Arts Venue · Old Town Chinatown · 58 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: Part coffee shop, art gallery, internet café, and all-ages music venue, it's a chill hangout space that could only exist in Portland. The Thermals love it for the awesome vibe & good people.

Doug Fir Lounge is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

44. Doug Fir Lounge

8.9
830 E Burnside St (at SE 9th Ave), Portland, OR
Lounge · Buckman · 120 tips and reviews

ºDamian W.ºDamian White º: Atmos is amazing here! Just visited from NY and couldn't find a better place that summarizes all of Portland than Doug Fir's Lounge.

Portland Saturday Market is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

45. Portland Saturday Market

8.6
50-98 OR-99W (at SW Ankeny & Naito Pkwy), Portland, OR
Market · Old Town Chinatown · 80 tips and reviews

Team CocoTeam Coco: "The Portland Saturday Market is only open from March through Christmas. In other words, F&*$ YOU JANUARY AND FEBRUARY!" - Conan O'Brien

Big-Ass Sandwiches is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

46. Big-Ass Sandwiches

304 SE 2nd Ave (btwn Ash & Oak), Portland, OR
Food Truck · Buckman · 30 tips and reviews

Andrew D.Andrew DeYoe: I always get it spicy with the "Secret Aardvark" sauce that they have. It complements the sandwiches well. On a different note, the crew that works there are always nice, smiling and having a fun.

Ringside is one of The Best Spots in Portland, OR! #4sqCities.

47. Ringside

8.7
2165 W Burnside St (at NW 22nd Ave), Portland, OR
Steakhouse · Northwest District · 31 tips and reviews

Bruce P.Bruce Porter: The late night happy hour is great but the bar is cozy so get there early for a seat and have a glass of wine or cocktail before it gets packed.