Enjoy Downtown

Downtown Portland is the city’s heart: It’s the urban center that brings together locals and visitors to eat, shop, explore and gather. From its thriving retail district to its renowned restaurants, Downtown Portland offers countless reasons to come together. Want to know more? Read on for our ultimate guide to Downtown Portland’s unique shops, unforgettable restaurants, iconic coffee roasters and one-of-a-kind activities.

Supporting Downtown Portland

We know everyone is doing their part to stay safe. Following recommendations and updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus) from government officials, we want to remind you of the many businesses in our downtown core that are impacted during these difficult times.

Ways to help

Downtown Portland Shopping

Downtown Portland’s petite city blocks and concentration of shops make the city’s urban core walkable — and shoppable. Whether you’re hunting for hiking boots, a handprinted tea towel or a perfectly Portland souvenir, you’re almost guaranteed to find it downtown.

Discover our favorite shops

Dining in Downtown Portland

Portland is known for its innovative food scene, and downtown is home to some of the city’s most renowned restaurants. No matter your preferred flavor of eatery — fine dining, casual, food carts or some seriously delicious donuts — Downtown Portland is ready to dish it up.

Explore Portland's foodie scene

Downtown Portland activities and how to get there

With so much going on in the heart of our city, you’ll never be at a loss of things to do, and with so many ways to get here, it’s easy to come together in Downtown Portland.

Discover Downtown Portland