Here's our attempt at a handy guide to veg*n stuff in Portland. We didn't list hours of operation for places because a lot of them change a lot (especially food carts). Call ahead.
We are also including some resources if you wanna get involved with actively making the world less poopy. It ain't all about food, right?
(503)724-6165 / Littlefigacu@gmail.com
McKenzie R. Gaby, Vegan Acupuncturist at Little Fig Acupuncture.
Some nice vegan folks named Joelle and James have a sweet, backyard garden studio.
Vegan-owned house in N. Portland, one block from the Max line.
Centrally-located two-bedroom owned by a young, quiet vegan couple, Alex and Kristen. Tell them you're vegan to get special treats, vegan-only cookware, and 5% of profits from your stay donated to Beagle Freedom Project!
3808 N Williams, Suite D (503)542-5246
Cruelty Free Hair care! Suzzette rules. She owns Akemi and is vegan, so she makes sure all her products are animal and cruelty-free. She does a lot of animal rescue stuff as well. Make sure and ask for SUZZETTE or TED to cut your hair because being vegan, they deserve your money more. Yeah, we said it. So what?
Elaine Armstrong, vegan realtor. Armstrong Realty and Metropolitan Realty
She donates 20% of her commissions to the non-profit of the buyer's choice.
Barefeet Painting Co.
Michael, a vegan interior painter!
The Cherokee Rose Inn
2924 SE Alder St (503)477-9443
Portland's only all-vegan B&B. The woman who runs it has been vegan over 20 years, so she can probably make a mean breakfast. Located right off SE Belmont, you can't get more central than that. Only a 20-minute walk to the vegan mini-mall!
Steven Cohn, PhD. - The Portland Couples Counseling Center
"Steven Cohn is a Relationship Specialist and founder of The Portland Couples Counseling Center. He only works with couples and has facilitated more than 10,000 hours of couples counseling sessions. For reasons of health, the environment and compassion he is vegan and has been eating a vegetarian diet since 1975. Please feel free to phone and discuss your relationship concerns."
Colon Care, LLC
7105 SW Varns Street (503)222-3311
Yes, a vegan colon hydrotherapy center. Using the most "Technologically Advanced & Comfortable
Colon Cleansing Systems in the World."
Dill Ward - Vegan Realtor
1205 NE ML King, Portland (503) 278-9697
Both compassionate toward the planet and passionate toward assisting you to achieve your real estate goals. Will donate 5% of commission to a non-profit of your choice. Also providing foreclosure and short sale assistance to those in need. Free consultation.
Happy to Listen
Therapy lite. "No interruptions or distractions. No advice. Total confidentiality."
The Herbivore Store
1211 SE Stark St (503)281-TOFU
Our neighbors in the Vegan MiniMall. Clothing, belts, wallets, books, and random rad stuff.
Integrated Medicine Group
163 NE 102nd Ave, Building V (503)257-3327
Looking for a vegan doctor? Dr. Heitsch is your man. Be healthy y'all.
Iron Ethos Fitness Community
210 SE Madison (under the Hawthorne Bridge) / (503)758-8399
Awesome. "A healthier life is about the world we create and how we treat all life around us.
Fitness activity is an individual's opportunity to take part in their own healthcare. It also provides a platform to build community health, with social groups working together and taking part in healthier living. As instructors and members of Iron Ethos we offer one another support for success."
JCA Elite Scuba
Great local vegan SCUBA instructor. Good guy. Affordable. Quality. Likes snacks. Get certified and become a SCUBA nerd like Chad and enjoy the NW's awesome chilly underwater life.
Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary
Local (kinda) farm sanctuary located near Salem, OR (Scio to be exact). Donate, or just go lend a hand. Great place, great folks.
Mirador Community Store
2106 SE Division St (503)231-5175
Nice folks. All vegetarian cookbooks. Kitchen, home, and garden supply place. Buy there before Fred Meyer!
The Naga Center
4423 NE Fremont St (503)473-4268
"A Comprehensive Traditional Thai Massage & Medicine School, and community Thai Massage Clinic offering authentic classes in Thai Massage, Thai Herbalism, Thai Oracular Sciences, Language and more." The owner, Nephyr, is a long-time vegan customer of ours. Support vegan businesses!
New Moon Massage Therapy
The massage therapist is vegan, and so are all the massage supplies! New Moon has a space in NE near the 42nd Ave transit center and can also do chair massage for events, at businesses, parties, etc.
Vegan education group located here in Portland. Nice folks who organize a lot of pro-animal stuff in the area. Site offers a good resource for eating and living in the Portland area. They also organize the huge annual Portland VegFest that you gotta check out.
833 SE Main St #115 (in the Active Space building) 503-528-4173
Old school barbershop with a modern feel. Our friend, Gus, will hook you up. All vegan products. Straight-razor shaves, too. Call to schedule an appointment.
7327 N Charleston (St. Johns) (503)289-0830
Vegan hair salon and tattoos.
1223 SE Stark St (503)232-4628
Our neighbors and great friends. Brian's been vegan forever, and he and his crew awesome, world-renowned work. All vegan inks. They're the best!
7618 N Interstate Ave (503)289-3868
Food Fight customer. All vegan hair products. Go get a hair cut.
Kristen, vegan homebirth midwife wanting to support vegan moms.
Wildwood Farm Sanctuary
More good folks doing great things in Oregon. Nearby in Newberg, they do weekly volunteer days and events. Check out their site for details!
Back to Eden Bakery
2217 NE Alberta St (503)477-5052
Really awesome vegan and gluten-free bakery. Huge selection. Also has soft serve, cookbooks, gifts, and more. Nice folks, too.
Back to Eden Bakery (the cart!)Tidbit Food Carts SE 28th Pl and Division St
Almost all the stuff the cafe has except hot items! Yay for soft serve in the Southeast now!
835 NE Broadway
Newest all-vegan bar/music venue. Housemade burgers are the best in town. Breaded chickn sandwiches, chili cheese fries, Ceasar salad, cheesesteak, etc. Everything is super top notch and fresh. It's a punk bar, and they put a lot of work and goodness in their food. Like old school Portland again in there. We like it.
1713 NE 15th Ave (503)228-0048
Organic vegan fusion cuisine. Healthy, delicious, amazing. They also have a full bar and a huge organic wine list. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. And their Sunday brunch is the best in town!
Bye and Bye
1011 NE Alberta St (503)281-0537
All vegan bar. Nice art. Good music. Great people. "Southern" style food. Stiff drinks.
2816 SE Stark St (503)922-1858
Great juices, smoothies, healthy bowls, beer and misc things to put in your mouth. Great place.
Homegrown Smoker Natural BBQ
N Mississippi food cart pod (corner of Mississippi & Skidmore)
All vegan comfort food cart! YEAH! Mac-n-cheese, BBQ soy curls, deep-fried Oreos! Rib-sticking and great. Hours change with the seasons. Check their site for updates and their daily specials.
Downtown, SW 3rd & Washington Food Carts
From their site: "We are a worker owned food cart founded by five women. We serve nourishing, vibrant whole-foods that are consciously sourced. Our seasonal menu features local and global tastes that pair lesser known produce with familiar flavors. We proudly offer meals that are mostly organic, local farm sourced, and made from scratch." Yes! Open 11am-4pm Monday-Friday. Check out the link for their amazing menu.
10000 SE Main Street, Pavilion of Adventist Health (near mall 205) (503)261-4422
Local, organic, sustainable cafe located in the Adventist Medical Center. Seems like light, healthy-ish stuff for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
1239 SW Jefferson (503)248-6715
All vegan fake meaty. Good. Very nice people. Go get some.
N Mississippi food cart pod (corner of Mississippi & Skidmore) (503)330-7616
All vegan cart with the most delicious bowl combinations. Get the Mississippi Bowl, saucy soy curls and cole slaw over rice. And if they have a dessert (like the Chocolate Cup!!!), you have to get it.
1925 NE 42nd / (971) 302-6359
All vegan coffee and smoothies
Open Source Cafe
3423 SE BelmontAll vegan food cart in the little cart pod on SE Belmont between 34th & 35th, west of Paradox Cafe. Hot dogs, fried bologna sandwich, great chili, and Philly-style Cheesesteaks. Check their Facebook or Twitter page for hours of operation updates.
Organicopia Raw Foods
SE 47th & Hawthorne (next to Por Que No Tacqueria)
Cart. "Juices, sweets, sushi, salads, soups" and other stuffs.
7237 SW Bridgeport Rd (Tigard) (503)968-9999
Another Southern California chain made it to Oregon! Burgers, nachos, sandwiches, bowls. A place your parents would like to go to.
Papa G's Vegan Deli
2314 SE Division St (503)292-2627
All vegan, healthy-style comfort food. 100% organic! Priced by the pound. Great salad and soup bar, too. Beer and wine. Show your support!
Portobello Vegan Trattoria
1125 SE Division St (503)754-5993
You've heard the hype, and yes, they live up to it! Just about the best food in Portland. All vegan Italian. Amazing folks, amazing food.
3029 SE 21st Ave (503)964-0820 / NE Alberta St, between 22nd and 23rd
All vegan cart with milkshakes, smoothies, teas, and juices. Also homemade soups in the fall and winter! So damn good. Get the Tropical Greens Smoothie! The owner, Brian, is a vegan powerhouse.
SW 3rd & SW Washington
"I serve rice and quinoa bowls, with organic vegetables, beans and different sauces."
2333 NE Glisan St (503)302-6002
From the folks that brought you Sonny Bowl, holy moly, this is one of our favorite places for a tasty, convenient bite. It's a cozy bar and serves all vegan Indian food. I recommend the poori plate with a side of soy curls. The collards in warm dressing are the shiz.
3326 SE Belmont St
From the folks that brought you Bye & Bye comes their Southeastside all vegan bar. Different menu, like the Pretzel plate, Bahn Mi sandwich, and Buffalo Soy Curls hoagie! Still plenty of tattoos though.
Sweet Lemon Vegetarian Bistro
4888 NW Bethany Blvd K6 (Beaverton) (503)617-1419
All vegan. Nice folks. They make the pre-made wraps and to-go food we carry. Imagine it made fresh in a restaurant on a plate! Delicious.
SweetPea Baking Co.
1205 SE Stark St (503)477-5916
All vegan bakery and coffee shop. Original gangsta and our neighbors in the Mini Mall. Get down here and eat something.
The (Vegan) Caterer
Events & Delivery (856)924-1698
"We offer full service catering for all of life's special occasions and business events. It is our pleasure to offer menu customization to suit your needs, let us know how we can best serve you. Thank you for celebrating compassionately."
5420 E Burnside (503)233-4550
From the folks that brought you Off The Griddle, comes their delicious breakfast/lunch spot. Best vegan waffles in town. Lots and lots to choose from.
Ash Woodfired Pizza
7875 13th Ave (503)941-0196
All vegetarian pizza cart. Menu changes daily. Make their own cashew ricotta and have vegan s'mores.
Bombay Chaat House
Downtown SW 12th Ave & SW Yamhill parking lot
All vegetarian Indian. Huge portions.
15325 NW Central Dr (Beaverton) 503-645-6113
The only all vegetarian Indian restaurant we can think of around Portland. Says they have plenty of vegan options and a lunch buffet on weekends.
SW 3rd Ave btw Stark & Washington (503)317-4448
Food cart with lots of vegan options for soups and sandwiches. "Steak & Cheese" sandwich, Italian sub, and Mediterranean Chickpea Soup. Nice people.
SE Division & 28th Place
Food cart that makes tasty, hearty, handmade vegan burgers. Nice and fresh. Great fries, too. They have gluten-free buns available. Almost all vegan, but there's Tillamook cheese available to add and we think honey in some of their beverages.
3632 SE Hawthorne
3033 NE Alberta St (503)288-5883
Fancy pants place next to Vita Cafe (same owner). Serves 4 course prix fix meals.
firstname.lastname@example.org or (503)490-5461
"NOURISH is an intuitive, organic, local foods service with a focus on vegan/vegetarian/raw cuisine. We offer catering, personal chef services, weekly delivery plans as well as menu planning and consultation for other vegan/raw businesses or restaurants."
3029 SE 21st Ave (503)232-9051
All vegetarian co-op (except for pet food and the booths that sell meat at their Wed. farmer's market). Sip 1 is parked out front!
925 NW Davis St (503)224-3993
Mostly vegan, mostly organic. Lots of raw stuff.
8638 N. Lombard Ave (St. Johns) (503)445-2007
Great spot. Healthy style home-cooking, and they have a small market in the front. Sometimes live music, sometimes movies. Check their site for more info.
Shelly's Garden "Honkin Huge" Burritos
Downtown Pioneer Square, SW Broadway & Yamhill St
All vegetarian burrito cart right in the middle of downtown. You get a discount for ordering vegan!
The Tao of Tea
3430 SE Belmont St (503)736-0119
Guess what? They have lots of tea! And really delicious food. Get the miso flatbread.
8446 SE Division St (503)788-0825
Cheap vegetarian (almost all vegan, except for some drinks?) Vietnamese food run by Buddhist volunteers.
Wolf and Bear's
113 SE 28th Ave / 3925 N Mississippi Ave
Super super good cart. Falafel and other great sandwiches and salads. Amazing home-made hot sauce. Order the Olea sandwich (specify vegan), and you'll be very happy.
2934 NE Alberta St (503)282-060
Always has vegan slices available, sometimes with tempeh and other stuff.
2504 SE 50th Ave (upstairs) (503)477-8778
Best Ethiopian food in town, we think. The veggies are actually organic which is a huge plus. The food is a bit lighter and less greasy than other spots. Super funny owner to top it all off.
Brass Tacks Sandwiches
3535 N Vancouver Ave (503)309-4412
Woah. Nice gourmet sandwiches you create youself. Choose from the vegan meats and cheeses they make themselves. Pretty nice attention for an omnivore place!
2521 SE Clinton St (503)235-0203
Bar food with a few vegan options. Great spicy fries with tofu sauce.
East Glisan Pizza Lounge
8001 NE Glisan St (503)279-4273
Pizza joint and bar that make their own cashew cheese and seitan sausage. Two set vegan pies on the menu or build your own. So delicious.
El Nutri Taco
8438 SE Woodstock Blvd (503)788-3492 / 2124 NE Alberta St (503)473-8447
Great Mexican food carts in two locations. So many vegan options! Chimichangas, enchiladas, tortas. Yay for Portland!
4258 SE Hawthorne Blvd (503)233-3369
Giant selection of vegan (coconut-based) bubble teas. Vegetarian meats (contains whey) for their bagels and Tofutti cream cheese.
The Farm Café
10 SE 7th Ave (503)736-3276
Limited vegan options, but the ones they have are super good. Kinda fancy. Good place to bring parents. Fresh local NW foods. And conveniently located if you are cruising for prostitutes or crack.
2310 N Lombard (in the Videorama parking lot) (503)289-YUMM / 820 N Fremont St at N Mississippi (503)282-YUMM / Downtown on SW 3rd and Ash (late night cart)
A cart with vegan waffle sandwiches. 3 locations. Nuff said.
511 NW Couch St (503)796-9364
This place is great. They have all the old school games you grew up playing, and we mean ALL. They also have a bar with an awesome food menu that can be veganized for your pleasure. They have Super Pretzels with cheese, Frito Pies, and Chili Cheese Dogs. It's like being a kid again, but you're not, you're really old and boring.
Hungry Tiger Too
207 SE 12th Ave (503)238-4321
A greasy spot. Vegan corndogs.
1742 SE 12th Ave (503)467-4971
Good breakfast spot. Vegan spuds. Awesome scrambles. We recommend the vegan migas.
Mash Tun Brew Pub
2204 NE Alberta St (503)548-4491
Great fries and veggie burgers. Tempeh buffalo wings. Nice jukebox.
Paradox Palace Café
3439 SE Belmont St (503)232-7508
Most of the time it's great. Old school Portland eats. They'd be in the "all vegetarian" section of this if they dropped the sausage and beef burgers. Blah.
8225 N Denver (503)286-2100
Italian spot with a lot of vegan options. Word on the street is that they are "very accommodating."
SE Hawthorne Blvd & 12th Ave food cart pod (503)929-1404
Italian wood-fired oven in a little food cart! They have vegan cheese and Field Roast for you.
Queen of Sheba
2413 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (503)287-6302
Ethiopian. Of course, vegan options.
3833 NE MLK / (503) 288-3787
"These folks are super nice and have a tasty sampler. It has like 7 vegan dishes and one dish serves two."
624 E Burnside St / 926 W Burnside St (503)234-PIES
A pizza joint with a punk slant. You can order from their long vegan pie menu names like Vegan Angel of Doom, Thunder and Lightning, and New Maps Out of Hell. If you don't want to order a whole pie, they always have a couple of vegan slices in their case. Daiya, Uptons bacon, and who doesn't want Soy Curls on a pizza? And their open til like 3 or 4 AM!
3342 SE Belmont St (503)546-0892
They got some vegan crepes.
Taqueria Los Gorditos (the restaurant!)
212 SE Division St (503)445-6289
Separate vegan menu. Separate vegan grill. Nicest folks. Great specials. Family.
Taqueria Los Gorditos (the cart)
SE Division & 50th (503)875-2615
The original that started it all! Vegan burritos with soyrizo, Tofu enchiladas, Onion tacos. We love these folks so f'ing much. Give 'em a hug for us.
Taqueria Los Gorditos Perla
922 NW Davis (503)805-5323
Los Gorditos' 3rd location in the Pearl!
Thai Food Cafe
833 N Killingsworth Ave (503)285-8745
Kurt says: "Way awesome good, and super friendly- all you say is vegan and they get it. 12 veggie specials everyday, and yummy coconut milk thai iced teas. Open awful late, past their posted hours everytime we go."
3023 NE Alberta St (503)335-8233
Another great, "almost vegetarian", old school Portland eatery. Vegan chicken fried steak, biscuits and gravy, and a few more sophisticated meals too. Really good.
22 SW 3rd St (503)241-4704 / (Voodoo Doughnut Too!) 1501 NE Davis St (503)235-2666
It's become a bit of a tourist attraction, but they always have a big plate of vegan donuts to choose from. F'ing apple fritters the size of your head. Awesome raised donuts. And you can even have your wedding there.
Green Acres Farm Sanctuary
Hard working folks near Silverton, OR.
Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary
Local (kinda) farm sanctuary located near Salem, OR. Donate or just go lend a hand.
Vegetarian education group located here in Portland. Nice folks who organize a lot of pro-animal stuff in the area. Site offers another good resource for eating and living in the Portland area.
Out to Pasture Farm Animal Sanctuary
Another great local sanctuary near Estacada, OR. Get in touch and lend a hand. Or some $$$.
Portland Animal Liberation
Local folks hard at work.
Local resource for radical politics and goings on.
Portland Vegans of Color
Connecting vegans of color with each other locally and worldwide, to promote more intersectional organizing around vegan politics, to inspire more people of color to go vegan, and to confront the perceived mainstream vision of veganism as a white movement.
Great work. They do an annual conference that brings together folks from other movements. Essential.
Great site for restaurant reviews. Really great. Check it.
"Try Vegan PDX is a vegan outreach group in Portland, Oregon. Our goal is to help people who have made the decision to go vegan by offering resources, support, and community-building activities."