Enjoy Endless Possibilities For Lunch With These Portland Food Trucks

Whether you live in Portland or you’re just visiting, there are always interesting things to do in Portland. From office workers to tourists, Portland is known for its wide variety of food cart pods.

Hawthorne Asylum

Hawthorne Asylum is located at 1080 SE Madison Street in Portland, not far from Cartopia. This food truck pod has plenty of seating area with a fire pit and 21 food trucks.

This is a great place to try out foods from around the globe. You can get vegan Egyptian food at Peri Koshari, curried dishes at Burmese Delight, South African fare at South, Russian chicken dumplings at Pelmeni, and enjoy Smaaken Waffle Sandwiches. To quench your thirst, Black Dagger has a 42 tap full-service bar.


Cartopia can be found at 1207 SE Hawthorne in Portland, just a couple blocks from Hawthorne Asylum. Day or night, if you’re looking for food trucks in Portland, head over to Cartopia. They have a heated tent for cold weather and three fire pits to keep you warm at night.

At Potato Champion, you can find their crispy twice-fried Belgian-style fries with gravy poutine. Chickens and Guns is a popular food cart with a wood-fired Latin chicken dish served with an incredible Peruvian sauce made with jalapenos, sour cream, and cilantro.

Nob Hill Food Carts

If you’re interested in Asian food, Nob Hill Food Carts is for you. Located in Northwest Portland in the Alphabet District at 1845 NW 23rd Place, Nob Hill is home to eight food carts and is known for interesting Asian dishes.

Portlanders love Bing Mi for their distinctive Northern Chinese-style crepes called jianbing. Other Asian food carts include Ramen Ippo that serves Japanese ramen and, Rollin’ Fresh, where you can find sushirritos. Most food carts at Nob Hill are open daily from 11 am to 7 pm.

Pioneer Courthouse Square

Located in downtown Portland, Pioneer Courthouse Square is a lunchtime crowd favorite with five full-time food carts. Burger Stevens sells some of the best cheeseburgers, crispy French fries, and soft-serve you’ll find in Portland.

Melty & Meaty is a joint venture between Tillamook Cheese and Olympia Provisions. You can order sandwiches with sweetheart ham or mortadella with plenty of cheese.

You will also find food carts serving Philly cheesesteaks, Rueben’s, fried egg sandwiches, and Cubanos. Vegetarians can go to Whole Bowl, one of the most popular food trucks in Portland.

Piknik Park Food Cart Pod

You can find Piknik Park at 1122 SE Tacoma Street, in the Sellwood neighborhood. In addition to their eight food carts, there is also a craft beer garden, bathrooms, and a covered seating area that is heating during the winter.

Along with comfort foods from Sauc’d, you will also find foods from exotic places like Morocco, Nepal, and Korea. At Taste of Casablanca, you can sit down and enjoy Moroccan wraps. For something more exotic, you can order Nepalese momos from Yatra or Korean fusion foods from Jin-Dak.

If you love finding new places to eat and you’re looking for things to do in Portland, explore some of these fantastic food carts.

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