Great Portland Restaurants Available for Takeout and Delivery
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting the restaurant industry, many Portland dining venues have now shifted their business operations in order to comply with public health and safety protocols established by the city government.
If you’re craving for some of the finest dishes available in Portland while staying safe from the pandemic, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a list of top-rated dining spots that are currently open for takeout and delivery service:
From the creative minds of renowned restaurateurs John and Renee Gorham, Mama Sesame is a Mediterranean falafel café that offers a variety of tasty vegan and gluten-free falafel bowls. Their falafels are served on a bed of cardamom rice or greens along with a choice of sauces such as zhug, tangy mango amba, and creamy tahini. Don’t forget to complete your meal by ordering some of their tasty sides as well – the fried yams and halva-sprinkled banana shakes in particular, are to die for.
Kayo’s Ramen Bar
Kayo’s Ramen Bar serves piping-hot bowls of authentic Japanese ramen, perfect for those chilly nights. They specialize in Assari-style ramen, which features clear broths made in-house with only the finest and freshest ingredients. Take your pick from their selection of traditional ramen such as Miso, Shoyu, Shio, and their bestselling TanTan, or go for some of their unique signature ramen such as the flavorful Wasabi Smoked Salmon or the tangy Pineapple Ginger ramen.
Complement your meal by ordering some of their donburi bowls, fresh salads, and handmade pork and kale potstickers.
Eat: An Oyster Bar
Craving for authentic home-style Southern cuisine and some fresh oysters? Eat’s delightful menu offerings are guaranteed to hit the spot!
The restaurant works with regional, national, and international oyster farmers to provide diners with only the freshest and most diverse selection of oysters daily. They boast a rotating list of oysters sourced from different regions including the Pacific Northwest, California, Canada, Alaska, and even France!
Eat: An Oyster Bar is open for dine-in and takeout on Tuesdays to Thursdays from 3pm and 9pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30am to 9pm. Call them at 503.281.1222 to pre-order your meals.
Nestled in the historic Slabtown neighborhood, Please Louise is a modern Italian restaurant known for their crispy thin crust deck oven pizzas and seasonal small plates. Led by talented Chef Brian Lamback, the kitchen crew behind Please Louise’s incredible Italian dishes are well-versed in classic Italian techniques and farm to table cooking while using top-quality ingredients provided by farmers, brewers, and winemakers from different parts of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
A must-visit downtown dining venue for over 15 years, Habibi serves a delightful variety of traditional Syrian-Lebanese dishes from family recipes that have been honed and mastered across multiple generations. Enjoy dishes such as mezza, shawarma, tabouli salad, kababs, and other Syrian-Lebanese classics made with fresh, top-quality ingredients.
Stevens Italiano specializes in Italian-American comfort food dishes such as beef lasagna, eggplant parmesan, and chicken cacciatore. The new restaurant is owned by Don Salamone, the chef behind popular Portland burger joint, Burger Stevens.
Stevens Italiano’s menu changes every week, so interested diners will need to sign up for the email list at their website or follow @stevensitaliano on Instagram for the latest updates.
Experience Nimblefish’s signature Edomae-style nigiri-focused sushi, smoked salmon maki, Japanese scallop sashimi, donburi, and more! This Southeast Portland sushi bar is currently open for patio dining Tuesdays to Sundays from 4pm to 8pm (weather permitting), and takeaway and curbside pickup daily from noon to 8pm.
These are just some of the many great restaurants in Portland available for takeout, delivery, and patio dining. Remember to stay extra safe from the virus by discarding the packaging your food comes with, reheating to a safe temperature, and using your own utensils. In case you’re looking for something more specific, take a look at this handy dining guide from Eater Portland.