Area Lunch Recommendations

Lunch is on your own at the PNW Engage Conference – a great way to meet new friends, check-in with old friends, and enjoy great local Portland cuisine. Here are some of our favorite lunch spots within a short walk of the conference venue:

In the Meier & Frank/OSU Portland Center/Nines Hotel Building:

Urban Farmer Portland $$$
Modern NW fare emphasizing steak at country-chic restaurant in 8th-floor atrium of the Nines Hotel.

Nearby Within Three Blocks:

Potbelly Sandwich Co. $
802 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Retro-style counter-serve chain known for made-to-order toasted sandwiches, salads & baked goods.

Flying Elephants at Fox Tower $$
812 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Popular & vibrant market option specializing in gourmet deli fare, plus prepared foods & wine.

Huber’s Café $$
411 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204
“Portland’s oldest restaurant” – American eatery with clubby bar, founded in 1879, is known for roast turkey & Spanish coffee.

Cuốn Vietnamese Street Food $
600 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Vietnamese street eats, from noodles to pho, served in a hip spot with floor-to-ceiling windows.

Southpark Seafood $$
901 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205
Contemporary spot for sustainable seafood & wine in an upbeat, stylish setting.

In the Pioneer Place Mall (Two Blocks):

Bridge City Café $
1st Floor – Pioneer Place Mall
Bustling bake shop serving sandwiches, salads, soups, cookies & croissants.

Punch Bowl Social $$
3rd Floor – Pioneer Place Mall
New American gastropub fare in a giant bar & amusement emporium.

Wok A Holic $
1st Floor – Pioneer Place Mall
Taiwanese restaurant known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes.