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Downtown Portland Food Tour provided by Forktown Food Tours

Downtown Portland Food Tour

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Learn about Portland’s history and culture through its food on this small-group walking tour of downtown. Taste a variety of locally crafted dishes and beverages and scope out restaurants to return to later on your own. The tour is designed to take you off the beaten path and introduce you to a wide variety of dining experiences from hip and humble food carts to high-end dining.
You'll start at
Downtown Portland
Downtown Portland, Portland, OR, USAPlease confirm exact departure location after booking; contact information emailed to guest upon booking confirmation.
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  • 1
    Forktown Food Tours
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 2
    Southpark Seafood
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    Portland Farmer's Market
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 4
    Picnic House
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 5
    Addy's Sandwich Bar
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 7
    Pioneer Courthouse Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Downtown Portland
Downtown Portland, Portland, OR, USAPlease confirm exact end location after booking; emailed to guest upon booking confirmation.
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  • Explore Portland’s multifaceted food scene on a walking tour
  • Taste Oregon wine or drinking chocolate, and seasonal dishes
  • Visit some of the city’s top food trucks and upscale restaurants
  • See Portland sights on foot with a small group
What to Expect
Depending on the tour type and time you select at checkout, meet your guide at the appointed downtown location and begin your journey on foot. Your itinerary varies depending on the day, but expect your guide to take you to several locations during the tour. Sample a range of dishes from some of the more upscale, established restaurants and from casual newcomers that make up Portland’s thriving food scene. You might stop at a downtown food truck or sip Oregon wines. On the tour, you also learn some of the city’s geography and history as you stop to check out everything from handmade dumplings to falafel, and single-origin chocolate. Be prepared to get a comprehensive taste of Portland and see a few sights during the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Downtown Portland, Portland, OR, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
Downtown Portland, Portland, OR, USA
  • Local guide
  • Food and drink tastings - MORE than enough for a full meal!
  • Gratuities at restaurants
  • Downloadable PDF "Forktown Favorites: A Local's Guide to Portland"
  • Gratuities for guide (recommended $10 per person)
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Additional Info
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements or requests for non-alcoholic beverages at time of booking
  • Please provide your contact information (i.e. phone number and email) at time of booking. The local operator would like to contact you with additional information regarding this tour including the start location
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol
  • There are no beverages offered at the food carts on tour (most other stops offer a beverage or water); please bring your own reusable water bottle if you want water at all locations.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • The Farmer's Market itinerary is only offered Saturdays in the summer (start time 12:30pm), and the total walk for this itinerary is about 1.3 miles. The regular Downtown Tours starting at 2PM range from 0.5 to to 1.0 mile length. Guests with mobility issues are encouraged to call our office to discuss which itinerary is best suited for their ability.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Visser wrote a review Mar 2020
Inverness, Montana8 contributions1 helpful vote
Hands down recommend to anyone visiting Portland. From the food, to the tour guide a great experience all round.
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Date of experience: October 2019
rtregenza99 wrote a review Mar 2020
Jamestown, Rhode Island8 contributions2 helpful votes
I love this tour. Heidi is an amazing guide with a deep knowledge of Portland history and the food scene. She keeps the tour lively and upbeat. I am gluten free and often feel a bit left out in food tours but not in this one. All the stops had a slight variation of the same
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Date of experience: March 2020
Aud3afam wrote a review Feb 2020
California4 contributions4 helpful votes
Hands down one of the best food tours and tour guide we had. Heidi was very knowledgeable in not only the local foods but the history of Portland. A must do tour when your in Portland
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Jess wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions
Excellent tour the food was great. Heidi (our tour guide) was amazing and very informative. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Lrush wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This was the second fork tour I have taken and this one was better than the first. The first one I took was in 2013 in the Alphabet District. I had always remembered it fondly so when I decided to do it again - but this time the Downtown tour - I was pleasantly surprised by how
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Date of experience: February 2020
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a must-do if you're a foodie in Portland!
I visited Portland on a solo trip for the first time in March, 2020. I had planned to spend my trip exploring the f
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Delicious way to get to know the neighborhood
I was a solo traveler who took the tour with Ahna our guide and a lovely family of three from Wisconsin in early Ma
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Awesome food tour!
Heidi was an engaging and fun tour guide, and took us to a wide variety of interesting and delicious food spots! I
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Excellent food tour of Portland
Heidi was an awesome and knowledgeable guide who gave us an great tour of the Mississippi neighborhood. We had a gr
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Sunny February
Fantastic tour of Mississippi Ave., learned some of the history and culture of a unique part of Portland. Pretty ge
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Forktown Food Tour Magic
Heidi, the owner of Forktown who also led our food tour was wonderful! We started with a fresh beet salad paired wi
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Fun Tour with a Friendly Guide
My group of friends had a great time during this tour. The food was all very tasty. The information that our tour
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Explore Portland's Food Scene with Expert Guide!
Forktown Food Tour was so much fun! My small group joined about 6 other guests from all over the country on a cloud
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Great time!
Excellent food and drinks on the Mississippi tour! Minimal wait times and the spots really highlighted the history
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Kelsey D
Great tour guide, right amount of food, lots of local fun facts and overall one of the best food tours I've been on
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Seeing different neighborhoods
Enjoyed the vibe and history of each area we visited. The food "pods" were awesome and everything was amazingly del
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Great Tour with Great Food
Loved this tour and we had great food all along the way. Our guide was very nice and professional. This was a Chris
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Super fun and informative food tour!
We had a terrific time tasting and seeing the sights on N. Mississippi. The food was delicious and portions were qu
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This was such an awesome way to spend a few hours eating and drinking and learning about portland! The hostess with
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Foodie friends and fun!
This is a really great tour of the area. The food was fantastic every place we went. Ahna our tour guide was extrem
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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