Dining: South Waterfront
Dining in the South Waterfront District
South Waterfront Eateries
South Waterfront is now home to families, professionals and retirees alike. And with OHSU's continued expansion in the area, as well as the development of Zidell Yards on the horizon, it's no doubt that Portland's newest neighborhood will continue to evolve its own unique "cuisinal" personality. Here's but a sampling for your enjoyment.
With locations in Tigard, Lake Oswego and elsewhere in Portland – including the airport, visitors will be happy to know – it’s safe to say Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen is doing well for itself. Its menu is bursting with charmingly updated Vietnamese options, from spring rolls and noodles to fruit-studded salads and famous Bahn Mi sandwiches. Perfect for lunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong eating here.
Frank Wine and Flower
3712 SW Bond Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
Where do you go wrong with a combination of delicious wine and bursting blooms? Frank Wine and Flower offers wine by the glass, bottles to go, and some of the most beautiful and original arrangements you’ve ever seen.
Old Spaghetti Factory
0715 SW Bancroft Street
Portland, OR 97239
A true Portland original, the Old Spaghetti Factory abuts the waterfront and serves up dishes of mac-and-cheese, lasagna and high-piled spaghetti. Don’t let the fact that it’s a chain deter you; not only is the food delicious, but every true Portlander has visited this institution … probably more than once.
3580 SW River Pkwy
Portland, OR, 97239
Coffee, tea and flakey baked goods, all day, every day? Yes, please. Rilassi serves up a huge range of teas, accompanied by breakfast and lunch offerings as well as mouth-watering smoothies. Many people find they can’t avoid the siren call of the Peanut Butter & Chocolate Perfection Smoothie, for instance. Duck in for an inspired meal at any time.