Portland is known for great food, and breakfast is no exception. We’ve put together a list of some of the best places to grab the most important meal of the day near the conference venue and hotel.
Kure – With 4 locations, Kure is the go-to place for smoothies, organic juice, macro bowls, soup, hot cereal, acai bowls, and other healthy fare in Portland.
The French Toast Connection Food Truck – In a city known for food trucks, The French Toast Connection is the ultimate stop for a quick and easy food truck breakfast. Just an example – the Hot Mess french toast is a challah french toast sandwich with 2 pieces maple-glazed bacon, 2 pieces of sausage, 2 over-easy eggs.
Brunch Box – Bunch Box is known for their delicious breakfast sandwiches and burgers. A great option for a warm breakfast to eat on the way to the conference.
Pepper Box Cafe – Pepper Box Cafe is the place to go for a quick, cheap, and delicious breakfast. Located on SE Morrison, Pepper Box serves homemade tortillas, breakfast tacos & other Southwestern eats in a cozy setting.
Donuts (you’re on vacation)
Voodoo Donuts – A Portland landmark, Voodoo Donuts is known for their colorful and quirky donuts. Bring cash because they don’t accept credit cards.
Blue Star Donuts – This upmarket brioche-donut bakery features creative flavors & organic, locally sourced ingredients. The Mexican chocolate donuts are must try.
Worth the Wait
Mothers Bistro & Bar – This Portland institution is known for outstanding breakfast and brunch. Since it’s a favorite of both tourists and locals, you can expect a wait on the weekends.
Pine State Biscuits – People line up for the biscuits & gravy and biscuit sandwiches from Pine State Biscuits. A must visit destination in Portland.
Tasty & Alder – From the very prominent Portland restaurant group Toro Bravo, Tasty & Alder offers a delicious tapas-style brunch.
Fuller’s Coffee Shop – Portland’s favorite greasy spoon diner since 1947. Fuller’s coffee shop serves great American comfort food and milkshakes on the cheap.
Screen Door – Locals and tourists alike come for brunch and Southern specialties.