Where to Eat
Just one block away along SE 28th are some of Portland’s finest locally owned eating establishments with city and national acclaim. No need to fuss with driving or parking!
Bamboo Sushi SE- sustainable seafood in a modern setting
Ken’s Artisan Pizza- unique wood-fired pizza (get there early to avoid the long lines)
PaaDee- Thai cuisine in a happening location
Wolf & Bears- one of Portland’s popular food carts
Holman’s Restaurant- an American pub with outdoor seating.
Cheese & Crack Snack Shop- serving an array of cheese boards with wine and beer
Baby Doll Pizza
The Tao of Tea- an atmosphere of the Far East that will transport you with its teas and ambience
What to Do
(everything listed is within a 10 minute walk except Mt. Tabor)
Live music
Eclectic shopping- vintage stores, boutiques, candy shops, coffee shops, and more.
Summer neighborhood festivals- The Belmont Street Fair, The Hawthorne Fair
Barber and beauty salons
Feed the ducks at the famous Laurelhurst Park pond
Tennis at Laurelhurst Park
Hike and bike Mt. Tabor Park (unobstructed view of the city overlooking the famous water reservoirs)
Children’s arcade
Multnomah County Library


Where to Learn
Portland State University
Franklin High School
Central Catholic High School
Sunnyside Environmental School K-8
Where to Shop
Whole Foods
Fred Meyers
Trader Joes (Hollywood District)
Belmont/Hawthorne/Burnside Districts (all within a 10 minute walk) with eclectic shops