The Ultimate Guide To Portland Neighborhoods For 2022

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Written By John @ The Portlandist

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If you’re looking for our choices for the top 10 neighborhoods in Portland, we highly recommend you check out our guide Discovering The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Portland Oregon.

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Locations of Portland Neighborhoods

The location of neighborhoods throughout the city of Portland can be separated out into seven different sectors. Click on the listing below to snap to that specific part of the city.

But without any further ado, let’s dive right into the 97 different neighborhoods we have identified here in Portland, split into these seven regions of the city, with the assistance of the resource Portland Neighborhood.

North Portland

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Arbor Lodge

Located in North Portland, the Arbor Lodge neighborhood is a quaint nook of the city with a strong urban feel. This neighborhood offers quick and simple access to hopping Portland neighborhoods like Alberta, Humboldt, Boise, Piedmont, Kenton, Eliot, and many more. Additionally, getting to downtown Portland is a minutes-long journey by bike, bus, car, or MAX train.

Businesses of note include: The Arbor Lodge, Mock Crest Tavern, King Burrito, Hail Snail, and Nite Hawk Cafe & Lounge.

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Boise & Historic Mississippi Avenue

Located on the east side of the Willamette River, is the popular Boise neighborhood aka “Boise-Eliot”. This Boise neighborhood, bordered by the Overlook, King, Humboldt and Eliot neighborhoods, offers a hip lifestyle for everyone. Location is everything when commuting is a breeze to downtown Portland and other popular Portland neighborhoods nearby such as Concordia, Irvington & the Alberta Arts District.

Businesses of note include: Prost!, The 1905, No Bones Beach Club, The Meadow Ecliptic Brewing.

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Bridgeton

Located along Marine Drive in North Portland is the Bridgeton neighborhood. Hidden on the outskirts of Bridgeton are major freeway ramps for a quick access to I-5, northeast and north Portland neighborhoods and the buzzing downtown Portland area. Conviently you have Hayden Island and the Columbia River to the north and also surrounded by the Kenton, East Columbia and Piedmont neighborhoods.

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Cathedral Park

In North Portland, near the St Johns Bridge, you’ll find the charming Cathedral Park neighborhood. Known for its picturesque waterfront park and neighboring the University Park and St. John’s neighborhoods. You’ll love that just a 30 minute bike ride away, or 15 minutes by car, is the eclectic Downtown Portland area with plenty of things to see and do. Additionally, you could use the max light rail train for an easy commute to surrounding neighborhoods or to the downtown area.

Businesses of note include: Cathedral Coffee, Hoplandia, Moonstruck Chocolate Factory, Urban German Wursthaus, Occidental Brewing.

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East Columbia

Just across the water from Hayden Island is the beautiful East Columbia neighborhood. It is situated between Bridgeton, Piedmont, Kenton and Sunderland neighborhoods in North Portland. This neighborhood is ideal for outdoor enthusiast.

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Eliot

Just on the East Side of the beautiful Willamette River is the Eliot neighborood. Eliot is surrounded by the King, Boise, Lloyd, and Invington neighborhoods. Poised in a perfect location for commuting, the Eliot neighborhood is located right near the I-84 and I-5 major freeway ramps and has easy access to the MAX light rail train and Portland’s TriMet Bus service just a mile away at Llyod Center Mall. Access the Pearl District or Downtown via the Broadway Bridge in just minutes or head Northwest to the Boise and Historic Mississippi Avenue neighborhoods, Northeast to Beaumont-Wilshire or Alberta, Oregon Southeast to get to the Hawthorne and Belmont neighborhoods.

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Hayden Island

Located in North Portland is Hayden Island. Along the southern border is the Keton, St. Johns, and East Colombia, and Bridgeton neighborhoods. It’s also borderd by the Tomahawk, Haden Islands, Colombia River and North Portland Harbor.

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Humboldt

Bordered by Piedmont, Overlook, King, and Boise neighborhoods is Portland’s Humboldt neighborhood. This neighborhood is commute friendly no matter what method of transportation, thanks to bike lanes on almost every street, connections to many bus routes, and close to the Max line on the other side of Interstate Ave.

Businesses of note include: The Red E Cafe, E’njoni Ethiopian Cafe, Coffeehouse-Five, Sweedeedee, Victoria Bar.

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Kenton

In North Portland is the Kenton neighborhood. It is bordered by St. Johns, Peidmont, and Arbor Lodge neighborhoods. Located nearby on Interstate Ave is the Max light rail which offers easy travel to other popular neighborhoods nearby. Acces to downtown Portland in 25 minutes on bike with the convient designated bike lanes or in less than 10 minutes by car.

Businesses of note include: Posies Bakery and Cafe, Fino Bistro Bar and Pizzeria, Kenton Station Restaurant & Pub, Kenton Club, Mock Crest Tavern.

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Overlook

Located in North Portland is the Overlook neighborhood. It’s surrounded by the popular Humboldt, Boise, Arbor Lodge, Eliot, and University Park neighborhoods. Overlook is also home to Swan Island, a mostly industial area that has a port and recrational boat launch that sits along the Willamette River.

Businesses of note include: Pinky’s Pizzeria, Alibi Tiki Bar & Lounge, Satellite Tavern, Spitz, The Stacks Coffee House.

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Piedmont

Located in the north and northeast sections of Portland is the Piedmont neighborhood. Its the perfect inner city community possesing easy access to popular neighborhoods nearby such as Alberta, Arbor Lodge, Humboldt, Keton, Eliot, and Boise. Running alongside Piedmont is I-5 and commuting Downtown is simple with the Max light rail also running alongside Piedmont. You can even travel Downtown by bike in a mere twenty-five minutes or travel by car in under five minutes.

Businesses of note include: Grön CBD Cafe, Swift Cider Taproom, Mi Burrito Mexican Food, Casa Zoraya, Park the Carts.

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Portsmouth

In North Portland is the Portsmouth neighborhood. Portsmouth is surrounded by University Park, St. Johns, and the Kenton neighborhoods. Though quaint, the neighborhood provides access to a wide variety of recreational sites and outdoor parks.

Businesses of note include: Oregonic Tonic, Charro’s Street Tacos, Sassy Souk’s Pho & Boba Tea, Eastside Deli on Lombard, Windows Booksellers.

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St. Johns

Located in North Portland is the quaint St. Johns neighborhood. St. Johns is surrounded by the Cathedral Park, Kenton, Portsmouth, University Park, and Linnton neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Rockabilly Cafe, Mikasa Sushi & Ramen, Paiku, Big Kahuna Barbecue & Catering, Lombard House.

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University Park

Surrounding the University of Portland is the University Park neighborhood. It is surrounded by the St. Johns, Arbor Lodge, Cathedral Park, Portsmouth, and Overlook neighborhoods as well as the Williamette River to the south. The University takes up most of its space making it one of the smaller neighborhoods in Portland.

Businesses of note: Darcy’s Restaurant and Bar, Chef Zhao, The Twilight Room, Fishwife Seafood Restaurant.

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Northwest Portland

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Arlington Heights

Situated in Northwest Portland is Arlington Heights. It is surrounded by Hillside, Sylvan Highlands, Goose Hollow, and the Northwest Heights neighborhoods. It is the closest residential area to downtown Northwest Portland.

Businesses of note include: RingSide Steakhouse, Carina Lounge, Elephants Delicatessan, Khao Soy, Roberta Nieto Sculpture.

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Forest Park

Located in Northwest Portland is the Forest Park neighborhood. Forest Park is encompassd by the Nob Hill, Linnton, and Northwest Heights. Commuting is easy in this Urban neighborhood since it borders Downtown Portland making travel time less than 10 minutes on a good day of traffic.

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Goose Hollow

The quaint neighborhood Goose Hollow is a pleasant mix of new and old homes with plenty of community spaces. It is surrounded by the Nob Hill, Arlington Heights, and Forest Park neighborhoods. Goose Hollow is one of the original neighborhoods of “Old Portland” and borders Downtown Porland.

Businesses of note include: Goose Hollow Inn, Leaky Roof Gastro Pub.

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Hillside

In Northwest Portland you’ll find the Hillside neighborhood. It is adjacent to the Northwwest and Arlington Heights neighborhoods. The centerpiece of the Hillside neighborhood is the Hillside Community Center which was designed by famed architect Pietro Belluschi.

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Linnton

Linnton is a charming community built on a ridge that overlooks the Willamette River. It is located in Northwest Portland and neighbors Forest Park and North West St. Helens.

Businesses of note include: Decoy, Lighthouse Inn, Linnton Community Center.

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Northwest Heights

Situated in Northwest Portland is the Northwest Heights neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Linnton and Forest Park neighborhoods and is nearby the downtown northwest neighborhoods such as Nob Hill and borders the city of Beaverton. Northwest Heighs is one of the more upscale parts of the Portland Metro and is just 10 minutes away from everything you could want to do in Downtown Portland.

Businesses of note include: Pizzicato, Heroes American Cafe, Luxury Nails & Foot Massage, Skyline Burgers.

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NW 21st & 23rd Avenue – Nob Hill

Borderd by Downtown Portland is the Nob Hill neighborhood in Northwest Portland. Being that it is neighboring Downtown, the commute is a breeze by car and it also has marvelous mass transit and bike options as well. Nob hill neighbors Sauvie Island and Linnton to the north and is in close proximity to the Industrial District and Highway 30.

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Sylvan Highlands

In Southwest Portland you will find the quiet, mostly residential neighborhood called Sylvan-Highlands. Adjacent to the appealing Washington Park, which features the Japanese Gardens, ampitheatre, the zoo, and much more. Sylvan- Highlands is also bordered by the Arlington Heights, Southwest Hills, and Forest Park neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Clift House Ceramics & Claystation Studio, Bikini Hut, Pizzicato, Sandoval’s Cafe & Cantina, Cornell Farm Nursery & Cafe.

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Northeast Portland

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Alameda

Located in Northeast Portland is the Alameda Neighborhood. It is centrally located between the Sabin, Irvington, Beaumont and Grant Park neighborhoods. From Alameda you can access Portland International Airport in about 15 minutes and you can reach downtown Portland by car in ten minutes.

Businesses of note include: Guilder, 24 Fremont, Lucca.

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Alberta Arts District

In Northeast Portland along Northeast Alberta Street, you will find the Alberta Arts District. It is located in the Concordia, King, and Vernon neighborhoods. The Alberta Arts District is a thriving, diverse neighborhood bordered by the Almeda, King, Sabin, Woodlawn, Sunderland, Vernon, Beaumont-Wilshire and Cully neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Bonne Chance, Fuel, Salt and Straw, El Nutri Taco, Pine State Biscuits.

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Beaumont-Wilshire

Residing in Northeast Portland is the Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhood. It is encompassed by the Concordia, Rose City Park, Alameda, Cully, and Grant Park neighborhoods. It also lies within walking distance of the Hollywood District. The neighborhood is known for its blend of urban and serene lifestyles.

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North Tabor

Located in Southeast Portland is the North Tabor neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Rose City Park, Montavilla, Mount Tabor, and Laurelhurst neighborhoods. North Tabor is within walking distance to Laurelhurst Park, Normandale Park, and Mount Tabor Park.

Businesses of note include: Big’s Chicken, American Dream Pizza, Seven Virtues Coffee, Tabor Tavern, Wajan.

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Concordia

Situated in Northeast Portland is the Concordia Neighborhood. The neighborhood is named after Concordia University, which is located within it. Most of the Alberta Street Arts District is in Concordia. It is bordered by the Sabin, Alameda, Vernon, Sunderland, Woodlawn, Beaumont-Wilshire, and Cully neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Aladdin’s Cafe, McMenamin’s Kennedy School, Concordia Ale House, Ichiza Kitchen, Wilder.

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Cully

Located in Northeast Portland, the Cully neighborhood is one of the larger neighborhoods in Portland. It is home to residential, commercial, and industrial districts. It is adjacent to the Roseway, Concordia, Sumner, Beaumont-Wilshire, and Rose City Park neighborhoods. Nearby, just to the north, is the Portland International Airport.

Businesses of note include: Cully Farm Store, Farm to Fit, The Sideyard Farm and Kitchen, Mae, The Spare Room Lounge.

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Grant Park

Located in northeast Portland, Grant Park is surrounded by Irvington to the west, Alameda and Beaumont-Wilshire to the north, the Hollywood District, Sullivan’s Gulch, Laurelhurst to the south, and Rose City Park to the east. Grant Park is near Downtown Portland and located along Tri Met bus lines for convienent transportation.

Businesses of note include: Nicholas Restaurant, The Blind Onion Pizza & Pub, Bitter Rose Coffee Bar, Broadway Cigars.

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Hollywood

In Northeast Portland, the Hollywood neighborhood is one of the smaller neighborhoods in the city. It is bordered by Rose City Park, Grant Park, and Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhoods. The Hollywood neighborhood is just north of I-84 and is a mix of commercial and residential area.

Businesses of note include: Shandong Restaurant, Chin’s Kitchen, Hollywood Theatre, The Moon and Sixpence, Tiger Lilly Tatto.

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Irvington

Located on the east side of the Willamette River, in Northeast Portland, is the Irvington neighborhood. It is surrounded by Alameda, Sabin, King, Eliot, Grant Park, Lloyd Center, and Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhoods. Its boundaries are NE 7th Avenue on the West, NE Fremont Avenue on the North, NE 26th Avenue on the East and NE Broadway on the South. n 2010, the neighborhood was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Irvington Historic District.

Businesses of note include: Irvington Tennis Club, Milo’s City Cafe, Chen’s Dynasty II, Pour Wine Bar & Bistro, Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine and the Basil Bar.

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King

The King neighborhood is known as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Northeast Portland. It is adjacent to Humboldt, Boise-Eliot, Woodlawn, Vernon, Piedmont, Irvington, and Sabin neighborhoods. Commuting is a breeze in the King neighborhood which is approximately one mile east of I-5 and just a few blocks from cycling corridors.

Businesses of note include: Pig Patas Tacos, Piedmont Station Food Carts, Curious Comedy Theater, Old Town Brewing, Ned Ludd.

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Madison South

One of the larger neighborhoods in Northeast Portland is the Madison South neighborhood. It’s adjacent to the Sumner, Parkrose Heights, Roseway, Hazelwood, Rose City Park, and Montavilla neighborhoods. Some notable features of Madison South include Rocky Butte, the Grotto and the Alameda Ridge.

Businesses of note include: Lumber Yard, Eastside Bar and Grill, Pho Oregon.

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Rose City Park

Situated in Northeast Portland on the north side of I-84 is the Rose City Park neighborhood. It is bordered by the Roseway, Grant Park, Beaumont-Wilshire, Hollywood, Cully, North Tabor, and Madison South neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Fire on the Mountain, Ohana Hawaiian Cafe, Clyde’s Prime Rib, Du’s Grill, Laurelwood Public House.

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Roseway

Located in Northeast Portland is the Roseway neighborhood. It is home to Wellington Park and Glenhaven Park and is surrounded by the Sumner, Cully, Rose City Park, and Madison South neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Nest Playground, Kainos Coffee, D’s Bar, Tres Belle Desserts, Cameo Cafe.

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Sabin

One of the smallest neighborhoods in Northeast Portland is the Sabin neighborhood. The Sabin neighborhood is located in the heart of inner Northeast, making it an splendid options for local Portlanders and families of all ages. It is encompassed by the Vernon, King, Alameda, Irvington and Concordia neighborhoods. Although tiny, Sabin has an abundance of amenities within its small borders and is just south of the well-known Alberta Street Arts District.

Businesses of note include: Pok Pok Wing, Acadia: A New Orleans Bistro, Rose City Book Pub, Beanstalk Children’s Resale, Holy Goat.

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Sullivan’s Gulch

Sullivan’s Gulch resides in Northeast Portland. It offers an easy commute as it sits on bus lines and is a close to the MAX light rail station at Lloyd Center. It is bordered by the Irvington, Kerns, Grant Park, Hollywood, Laurelhurst, and Lloyd neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: McMenamins Broadway Pub, The Nightwood Society, Costello’s Travel Caffe, Rose and Thistle, Udom Somboon.

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Sumner

Located in Northeast Portland South of the Portland International Airport is the Sumner neighborhood. Sumner is surrounded by the Parkrose, Cully, Roseway, and Madison South neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Namaste Indian Cuisine, Escape Bar and Grill, Stan’s Food and Deli, DAV Bingo.

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Sunderland

Residing in Northeast Portland is the Sunderland neighborhood. It is bordeed by Concordia and Woodlawn neighborhoods to the south, by the Columbia River to the north, East Columbia to the west, and by Portland International Airport and Cully to the east.

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Vernon

Situated in Northeast Portland is the Vernon neighborhood which is also known as the Alberta Arts District. Adjacent to Vernon are the Concordia, Sabin, King, and Woodlawn neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Tiffin Asha, Podnah’s BBQ, La Taq, Prospect Bar and Bottle Shop, Hat Yai.

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Woodland Park

The Woodland Park neighborhood is situated in Northheast Portland. It is encompassed by the Parkrose Heights, Madison South, and Hazelwood neighborhoods. Woodland Park covers the smallest area out of Portland’s 95 officially recognized neighborhoods.

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Woodlawn

Woodlawn is a historic Portland neighborhood located in Northeast Portland. It is surrounded by the Sunderland, Piedmont, Concordia, King, and Vernon neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Woodlawn Community Garden.

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Central Portland

Information about Central Portland

China Town/Old Town

Situated in Central Portland is Old Town Chinatown. The Williamette River, Pearl District, and Downtown neighborhoods surround Old Chinatown. The neighborhood provides various modes of transportation such as Amtrak’s Union Station.

Businesses of note include: Dan and Louis Oyster Bar, Voodoo Doughnut, Kells Irish Pub, Roseland Theater, Chinatown Restaurants.

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Downtown

Bordered by the Williamette River, the Downtown Portland neighborhood is located in Central Portland. It is encompassed by the Goose Hollow, Pearl District, Northwest, Corbett Terwilliger, and Southwest Hills neighborhoods.

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Lloyd Center

Near the Eastside of the river close-in to Central Portland is the Lloyd neighborhood. It is situated by the Sullivan’s Gulch, Eliot, Kerns, and Irvington neighborhoods, and the Willamette River. Lloyd offers major concerts and events and is home to Portland’s NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Pearl District

Nestled in Central Portland is the Pearl District. The Pearl District is nearby the Williamette River and is surrounded by the Goose Hollow, Old Town / China Town, Northwest District, and Downtown neighborhoods.

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South Waterfront

Previously known as South Waterfront, South Portland is the southernmost section of Downtown Portland. It is bordered by the Homestead, Hillsdale, South Burlingame, and Southwest Hills neighborhoods. It has multiple parks, a lively residental core, and its own local attractions. Its a quick drive via Highway 43 to a variety of spectacular locations such as Lake Oswego downtown, Sellwood, Tryon Creek Park, and Downtown itself.

Businesses of note include: Suki’s Bar and Grill, Lair Hill Bistro, Caro Amico, Oregon Ballet Theater, River’s Edge Hotel.

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Southwest Portland

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Arnold Creek

Residing in Southwest Portland is the Arnold Creek neighborhood. Arnold Creek is encompassed by the Markham, Marshall Park, Collins View, and West Portland Park neighborhoods.

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Ashcreek

The Ashcreek neighborhood is situated in Southwest Portland.The neighborhood goes all the way from I 5 on it’s south side, to Multnomah Blvd on it’s north side. Adjacent to the Ashcreek neighborhood are the Multnomah, Maplewood, Crestwood, and Far Southwest neighborhoods.

Businesses of note: Garden Home Dugout, Old Market Pub & Brewery, Ploy’s Thai Food.

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Bridlemile

Located in Southwest Portland is the Bridlemile neighborhood. Running along the southern border is Fanno Creek giving Bridlemile more of a natural vibe. It is encompassed by the Hillsdale, Healy Heights, Hayhurst, and Southwest Hills neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Portland Athletic Club, 45th Street Pub and Grill, IBU Public House, Scales and Tails Exotic Pet Clinic, Holy Smokes Righteous Eats.

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Collins View

The neighborhood Collins view is located in Southwest Portland. It is surrounded by Tryon State Park, Riverview Natural Area, along with the Marshall Park and South Burlingame neighborhood. Collins View is home to Lewis and Clark College, known for its law school.

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Crestwood

Situated in Southwest Portland is the Crestwood neighborhood. Encompassing Crestwood are the Multnomah, West Portland Park, Ashcreek, and Far Southwest neighborhoods. Downtown Portland is only 10 minutes away via I-5 or Barbur Blvd.

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Far Southwest

The Far Southwest neighborhood is located in, yupp you guessed it, far southwest of Portland. The neighborhood borders Lake Oswego, Tigard, West Portland Park, and the Ashcreek neighborhoods. It is a welcoming suburban neighborhood, conveniently located next to the PCC Sylvania campus and Lesser Park.

Businesses of note include: Casa Fresh, Kuang’s Kitchen.

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Hayhurst

Residing in Southwest Portland is the Hayhurst neighborhood. It is encompassed by Bridlemile, Hillsdale, Maplewood, and Multnomah neighborhoods. Hayhurst is mostly residential, with a business district along Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

Businesses of note include: Dragon Herbarium, Clubhouse Bar & Grill, Laughing Planet, McMenamins Raleigh Hills, Mr. Barriga Churreria.

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Healy Heights

The Healy Heights neighborhood is located in the West Hills of the Southwest Portland. Healy Heights is adjacent to the Homestead, Hillsdale, Southwest Hills, Bridlemile, and Hayhurts, and Bridlemile neighborhoods.

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Hillsdale

Located in Southwest Portland is the Hillsdale neighborhood. Bordering Hillsdale is the Healy Heights, Bridlemile, South Burlingame, Corbett-Terwilliger, Hayhurst, and Multnomah neighborhoods. Hillsdale is just minutes up from I-5, from downtown.

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Homestead

Located in Southwest Portland and the epicenter for the OHSU campus and hospital is the Homestead neighborhood. It is adjacent to the Hillsdale, South Portland, and Southwest Hills neighborhoods. The Homestead neighborhood is also home to the beautiful Duniway Lilac Garden.

Businesses of note include: The Inn at Marquam Hill, The Oregon Native American Chamber, Blue Star Donuts, The Growler Guys, Umai Japanese Twist.

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Maplewood

Located in Southwest Portland is the quaint neighborhood of Maplewood. Surrounding Maplewood are the Hayhurst, Washington County Multnomah, and Ashcreek neighborhoods. Maplewood is a family friendly neighborhood and offers close access to downtown Portland.

Businesses of note include: Maplewood Coffee and Tea, Driftwood Coffee.

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Markham

The suburban neighborhood of Markham is located in Southwest Portland. Adjacent to Markham are the West Portland Park, Multnomah, Marshall Park, Arnold Creek, and South Burlingame neighborhoods. Markham borders the Maricara Natural Area and many other nearby parks, making it a saught after place to live for those who enjoy the outdoors while still being close to the city.

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Marshall Park

Located in Southwest Portland is the Marshall Park neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Markham, South Burlingame, West Portland Park, Arnold Creek, and Collins View Neighborhoods. This area is perfect for nature enthusiast because it is full of parks and natural areas. One of the main attractions of this area is Marshall Park, which takes up almost half of the neighborhood.

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Multnomah

Situate in Southwest Portland is the Multnomah neighborhood. The neighborhood is surrounded by Hayhurst, Ashcreek, Maplewood, Hillsdale, Markham, and South Burlingame neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Planted PDX, Rustix Pub, Otto and Anita’s Bavarian, Multnomah French Quarter, Marco’s Café and Espresso Bar.

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South Burlingame

The small but mighty neighborhood South Burlingame neighborhood is located in Southwest Portland. South Burlingame is a blend of residential and business areas. It is adjacent to Collins View, Multnomah, Marshall Park, Hillsdale, Corbett-Terwilliger, and Marquam neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Tyron Creek Bar & Grill, Market of Choice, Trampoline Town, Chez Jose, Moonlight Grill.

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Southwest Hills

Located in Southwest Portland is the Southwest Hills neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Downtown, Sylvan Highlands, Goose Hollow, Healy Heights, Bridlemile, and Homestead neighborhoods. This neighborhood provides an easy commute to downtown Portland. It is a rarity to find such an upscale neighborhood so close the downtown area and on a clear day, it is possible to see Mt. Adams, Mt. Saint Helens, and Mt. Hood in the distance.

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West Portland Park

Located in Southwest Portland, the West Portland Park is an ideal place to be for families. It is adjacent to Lake Oswego and to the Multnomah, Arnold Creek, Far Southwest, Markham neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Taiwan Bistro, Bullseye Pub, Happy Fortune, SHO | Japanese, Brothers Wings & Bings.

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Southeast Portland

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Belmont

Packed with History is the Belmont District located in Southeast Portland. It is home to phenomenal restaurants and shops. The Belmont District is bordered by Mount Tabor and Laurelhurst neighborhood. Stretching from the Eastbank Esplanade to Mount Tabor Park, Belmont is a the perfect mix of historic and quirky chic indie places in Portland.

Businesses of note include: Movie Madness, Khun Pic’s Bahn Thai, Noun, Saint Cupcakes, India Oven.

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Brentwood – Darlington

The mostly residential neighborhood of Brentwood Darlington is situated in Southeast Portland. Surrounding it are the Woodstock, Lents, and Mount Scott-Arleta neighborhoods and the city of Happy Valley. One of the notable features of Brentwood Darlington is its abundance of parks and schools and it is also home to five city parks.

Businesses of note include: Misdemeanor Meadows, Mehri’s Bakery, G.I.R.L.S. Gym, Cartlandia, Rocky’s Sports and Spirits.

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Brooklyn

Bordered by the Willamette River and located in southeast Portland is the Brooklyn neighborhood. It is encompassed by the Creston-Kenilworth, Sellwood-Moreland , Hosford-Abernethy and Reed neighborhoods. Brooklyn takes pride in community support and is home to many successful locally owned businesses.

Businesses of note include: The Original Hotcake House, Aladdin Theater, Edelweiss Sausage and Deli, The Place, La Carreta Mexican Restaurant.

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Buckman

Residing in Southeast Portland is the Buckman neighborhood. The well known Hawthorne District along Hawthorne Boulevard is also partially residing in Buckman along its southern boundry. It is also surrounded by Kerns, Sunnyide, Williamette and Hosford Abernathy neighborhoods.The area is known for its superbly restored Old Portland homes and its quirky fun vibe and the street is filled with unique restaurants and shops.

Businesses of note include: Fire on the Mountain, Rimsky-Korsakoffee House, Imago Theatre, Tony Starlight Showroom, Pips and Bounce Pub.

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Creston – Kenilworth

Located in Southeast Portland is the Creston Kenilworth neighborhood. Encompassing the neighborhood are the Hosford-Abernethy, Richmond, Brooklyn, Foster-Powell, Reed, and Woodstock neighborhoods. Creston Kenilworth is located only about a mile east of the Willamette River.

Businesses of note include: Hopworks Urban Brewery, DeNicolas Italian Ristorante, Favela Brazilian Cafe, Unicorn Bake Shop, Gladstone Street Pub.

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Eastmoreland

The upscale and highly sought after Eastmoreland neighborhood is situated in Southeast Portland. It is encompassed by the Reed, Woodstock, and Sellwood neighborhoods. Unlike other Portland neighborhoods, Eastmoreland is almost entirely residential and offers a more traditional neighborhood feel.

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Foster-Powell

The triangle shaped neighborhood of Foster Powell is located in Southeast Portland. Residents don’t have to commute far to experience Southeast Portland culture, since three major thoroughfares mark its borders ( Foster Blvd., Powell Blvd., and 82nd Ave). Adjacent to Foster Powell are the Mount Scott Arleta, South Tabor, Creston-Kenilworth, Richmond, Lents, and Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Emmert Cali Saigon Mall, Bucket Brigade Sports Bar, Carts on Foster, Tango Berretin, Five and Dime Bar.

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Hawthorne

Along Hawthorne Avenue resides the charming Hawthorne District located in Southeast Portland. It is encompassed by Buckman, Hosford-Abernathy, Sunnyside, and Ladd’s Addition neighborhoods. It lies within the Richmond and Mt. Tabor neighborhoods. The nieghborhood offers a number of retail stores, restaurants, bars, and microbreweries.

Businesses of note include: Sapphire Hotel, Quarterworld Arcade, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Next Level Burger, Bagdad Theater.

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Hosford-Abernethy

Situated in Southeast Portland, and bordering the Willamette River, is the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood. Commuting to Downtown Portland is a breeze is any mode of transportation. It is conviently surrounded by the Hawthorne district and by the Buckman, Creston-Kenilworth, Brooklyn and Richmond neighborhoods. Hosford Abernethy is also sometimes refered to as a variety of different names such as, Clinton Street neighborhood, Hosford Abernathy, Clinton, Clinton District, and even the Clinton-Division or Division-Clinton neighborhood. No matter the name, people love this well liked Southeast Portland neighborhood.

Businesses of note include: OMSI, Portland Spirit, Alotta Wood-Fired Pizza, Ground Breaker Brewing, Paloma.

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Johnson Creek (aka Ardenwald)

Located in Southeast Portland is the Ardenwald neighborhood also known as Johnson Creek. Johnson Creek parallels the major north/south thoroughfare, McLoughlin Blvd, and has an blended suburban/ urban atmosphere and offers natural areas and parks for a best of both worlds lifestyle. Surrounding it are the Eastmoreland, Woodstock, Sellwood, Lewelling (Milwaukie), and Brentwood-Darlington neighborhoods.

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Kerns

Residing in Southeast Portland, just on the east side of the Williamette River, is the Kerns neighborhood. Kerns is located north of Burnside Street and is surrounded by Lloyd, Buckman, Laurelhurst, Sullivan’s Gulch, and Sunnyside neighborhoods.Kerns is a well blended mix of residential and commercial as it is a fairly urban neighborhood.

Businesses of note include: Gravy, Music Millennium, The Sudra, Laurelhurst Theater, Screen Door.

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Laurelhurst

Laurelhurst is one of Portlands most popular neighborhoods residing in Southeast Portland. The neighborhood offers an older, established vibe to it. The possibilities are endless with the community amenities and variety of restaurants and it offers an easy commute to Downtown Portland. Surrounding Laurelhurst are the North Tabor, Hollywood, Kerns, Sunnyside, and Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Seaworthy Jewelry Shop, No Bonz About It, Chopsticks, Wasabi Sushi, Pulse PDX.

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Montavilla

Located in Southeast Portland is the Montavilla neighborhood. Though Montavilla is very much a part of urban Portland, it has an almost suburban vibe to it. It is adjacent to the Madison South, North Tabor, Powellhurst Gilbert, Mount Tabor, and Hazelwood neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Paitong Thai, Bui’s Natural Tofu, The House of Banh Mi, Amir’s Motherland Dish, Fressen Artisan Bakery.

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Mount Scott

Situated in Southeast Portland is the Mount Scott-Arleta neighborhood. Mount Scott-Arleta borders the neighborhoods of Foster-Powell on the north, Woodstock on the west, Brentwood-Darlington on the south and Lents on the east. The neighborhoods centerpiece is the Mt. Scott Community Center.

Businesses of note include: N.W.I.P.A, Hammer + Jacks, Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels, Da’Hui Bar and Grill, Off the Griddle.

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Mount Tabor

Located in Southeast Portland is the Mount Tabor neighborhood. It is home to Mount Tabor Park, one of the largest parks in Southeast Portland and offers plenty of restaurants and shops. It is surrounded by North Tabor, Montavilla, Sunnyside, and Richmond neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Portland Nursery, Coquine, Cheese Bar, Taborspace, Tabor Bread.

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Reed

Named after Reed college, Reed is the smallest neighborhood residing in Southeast Portland. Encompassing it are the Creston-Kenilworth, Sellwood-Moreland, Brooklyn, Eastmoreland, and Woodstock neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Hip Chicks Do Wine, Gigantic Brewing Company, Taco Express, Green Drop Garage, Matthews Memory Lane Motors.

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Richmond

Located in Southeast Portland, encompassing the two “districts,” Hawthorne and Clinton/Division, is the Richmond neighborhood. The Sunnyside, Hosford-Abernethy, South Tabor, Mt. Tabor, and Creston-Kenilworth neighborhoods all surrounded Richmond.

Businesses of note include: Trinket, HoHo Restaurant, Studio One Theater, Pho Hung, Super Deluxe.

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Sellwood – Moreland

On its western border is the Willamette River, residing in Southeast Portland, is the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Eastmoreland, Ardenwald-Johnson Creek, and Brooklyn neighborhoods. Sellwood-Moreland is home to Oaks Amusement Park.

Businesses of note include: Stars Antique Malls, Moreland Theater, Oaks Amusement Park, Papa Haydn, Saburo’s Sushi.

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South Tabor

Occupying Southeast Portland is the South Tabor Neighborhood. It is flanked by the Richmond, Montavilla, Powellhurst Gilbert, Foster-Powell and Mount Tabor neighborhoods. South Tabor is one of the smallest neighborhoods in Portland at a about 25 blocks long.

Businesses of note include: El Tapatio, Kkoki Korean BBQ, Chungdam Korean Fusion, Steakadelphia.

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Sunnyside

Encompassing the Belmont District and half of the Hawthorne District, in Southeast Portland, is the Sunnyside neighborhood. It is surrounded by the Kerns, Buckman, Mount Tabor, Laurelhurst, and Richmond neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: Canteen, Hobnob Grille, Belmont Station.

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Woodstock

Located in Southeast Portland is the Woodstock neighborhood. Woodstock borders the neighborhoods of Creston-Kenilworth on the north, Reed and Eastmoreland on the west, Ardenwald-Johnson Creek on the south, and Mount Scott-Arleta and Brentwood-Darlington on the east. This “P” shaped neighborhood offers a peaceful and safe vibe and is full of young and established families.

Businesses of note include: Dick’s Primal Burger, Pizza Roma, Delta Cafe, Cloud City Ice Cream, Bai Mint Thai.

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East Portland

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Argay

Established in East Portland is the Argay neighborhood. It is flanked by the Wilkes, Russel and Parkrose neighborhoods.Argay is conviently close to the I-84 freeway to the south and the Columbia River to the North.

Businesses of note include:

Bistro 23, Level Beer, Sa Bai Thai Cuisine, Uncle Vinny’s Eatery and Pizza, Wooden Chicken Bar and Grill.

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Centennial

One of the largest neighborhoods on the Eastern border of Portland is the Centennial neighborhood. It is encompassed by the Pleasant Valley, Powellhurst-Gilbert, Hazelwood, and Glenfair neighborhoods. The neighborhood borders the city of Gresham and has its own school district. Fun fact, there are two Centennial neighborhoods – one in Gresham and one in Portland.

Businesses of note include: Speakeasy Lounge, Regal Theaters – Division St, Canna-Daddy’s Wellness Center Dispensary, Aardvark Tattoo.

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Glenfair

Situated in East Portland is the Glenfair neighborhood. Although one of the smallest neighborhoods in the city, Glenfair is perfect for people who enjoy an urban atmosphere and great food. It is flanked by the Wilkes, Centennial, and Hazelwood neighborhoods and Gresham on the eastside.

Businesses of note include: Good Brothers Pizza, Food Cart Heaven.

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Hazelwood

The Hazelwood neighborhood resides in East Portland.The Parkrose Heights, Montavilla, Russell, Centennial, Mill Park, Powellhurst-Gilbert, Wilkes, and Glenfair Neighborhoods all encompass the Hazelwood neighborhood. Commuting is easy for those residents riding the train since The TriMet MAX line runs through the area.

Businesses of note include: El Indio, Birrieria La Plaza, Falco’s Pub, Sayler’s Country Kitchen, Forge Parkour.

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Lents

Located in East Portland, the Lents neighborhood is an up-and-coming neighborhood. It is flanked by the Foster-Powell, Powellhurst-Gilbert, Brentwood-Darlington, Pleasant Valley, and Mount Scott neighborhoods.

Businesses of note include: K-Town Korean BBQ, Oliver’s Cafe, Zoiglhaus, Bella’s Italian Bakery, Flipside Bar.

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Mill Park

Residing in East Portland is the Mill Park Neighborhood. It is bordered by the Hazelwood and Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhoods. The neighborhood features the East Portland Community Center that has a massive indoor pool, complete with a water slide.

Businesses of note include: Fujiyama Sushi, El Palmar, Bridge City Taproom, Clutch Putt Mini Golf, Whelan’s Irish Pub.

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Parkrose

Situated in East Portland, south of the Columbia River, is the Parkrose neighborhood. The Parkrose Heights, Sumner, and Argay neighborhoods. The I-205 freeway, which crosses the river to Vancouver, WA, is on its western border. Parkrose is in close proximity to the airport and has two freeways marking its borders. It is also one of the few neighborhoods to have its own school district.

Businesses of note include: Rossi Farms, Antojitos Mexicanos Taqueria, USA Furniture and Leather Outlet, Sidelines Restaurant and Sports Bar, Jim Dandy Drive-In Restaurant.

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Parkrose Heights

The mostly residential neighborhood of Parkrose Heights is located in Northeast Portland. It is bordered by Parkrose, Argay Terrace, Madison South, Hazelwood, and Russell neighborhoods. It is also bordered on two sides by the I-205 and I-84 highways.

Businesses of note include: King’s Omelets, McGillacuddy’s Sports Bar, Food Fight! Grocery, Gateway Breakfast House.

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Pleasant Valley

The gorgeous Pleasant Valley neighborhood is planted in East Portland. It is encompasses by the Centennial, Lents, and Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhoods. Pleasant Valley is known for its high-end houses, surplus of green spaces, and breath taking views of the city and is within easy reach of urban amenities and services.

Businesses of note include: Leach Botanical Garden, Lakeside Gardens, One Green World Nursery.

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Powellhurst Gilbert

Residing in East Portland is the the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood. The South Tabor, Mill Park, Centennial, Montavilla, Hazelwood, Lents, and Pleasant Valley neighborhoods encompass the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood. The neighborhood offers easily accessible commuting since it is near major roadways such as Holgate and Division.

Businesses of note include: Tik-Tok Restaurant, Fubonn Shopping Center, Rockin Crab and Cafe, Beijing Hot Pot, Van Hanh Restaurant.

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Russell

Home to the University of Western States, the Russell neighborhood is located in East Portland. Surrounding Russell are the Argay, Hazelwood, Parkrose Heights, and Wilkes neighborhood.

Businesses of note include: Chang’s Mongolian Grill, Akira Sushi, FuAsian.

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Wilkes

The Easternmost neighborhood In Portland is the Wilkes Neighborhood. It is bordered by the city of Gresham, the Columbia River, Glendover Golf Course, and the Russell, Argay, and Glenfair neighborhoods. Interstate I-84 is easily accessible to both residents and visitors since it runs straight through the neighborhood.

Businesses of note include: Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks, Red Apple Bar & Grill, Daily Double Sports Bar, Grower’s Outlet.

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