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Mississippi Avenue Food Tour

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Portland's Mississippi Avenue is a hotbed of trendy eateries that serve up some of the city’s most delicious food and drinks. The area is also home to quirky boutiques, local brewing companies and other independent businesses that make it one of Portland's most popular destinations. You'll discover it all as you explore the artsy, historical neighborhood with a local guide, stopping at brick-and-mortar restaurants such as Mee Sen Thai Eatery and popular food carts like Koi Fusion. Tastes may include everything from bulgogi beef tacos to ice cream sandwiches, accompanied by local beer, and Willamette Valley wine to creative cocktails. Take a trip to the east side of Portland, out of the downtown urban core to discover the true heart of Portland. This tour is limited to 14 people, ensuring a small-group experience.
You'll start at
North Mississippi Avenue
N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR, USAPlease confirm exact start location after booking; contact information on voucher
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    Forktown Food Tours
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    Mee-Sen Thai Eatery
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    Ecliptic Brewing
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 4
    Prost! Portland
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    The ReBuilding Center
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    The Meadow | N Mississippi Ave.
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    Ruby Jewel Ice Cream
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
North Mississippi Avenue
N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR, USAPlease confirm exact end location after booking; contact information on voucher
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  • Explore the culinary scene on Portland's vibrant North Mississippi Avenue
  • Sample eclectic foods such as tacos, noodles, and locally-produced ice cream
  • Get an insider glimpse in Portland's food scene with a guide 
  • Sample local microbrews, craft cocktails, and fruit sodas
What to Expect
Your tour starts at Mee Sen Thai Eatery, where you’ll get the chance to sample all sorts of Thai delights along with your choice of blueberry soda or Oregon microbrew. From here, your guide takes you on a walk down eclectic North Mississippi Avenue, taking you past a mix of unusual boutiques, bars, and cafes. Stops vary from tour to tour, but may include a visit to the varied food carts at Mississippi Marketplace or a break at The Meadow, a culinary boutique stocking everything from Pacific Northwest bitters to artisan chocolate. Save room for dessert, for your tour concludes at Ruby Jewel Scoops, where you’ll try your choice of Portland’s most-loved ice cream sandwiches.
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Important Information
Departure Point
North Mississippi Avenue, N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR, USA
Departure Time
1:00 PM
2h 30m
Return Details
North Mississippi Avenue, N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR, USA
  • Local guide
  • Food and drink tastings - MORE than enough for a full meal!
  • Gratuities at restaurants
  • Downloadable PDF "Forktown Favorites: A Local's Guide to Portland"
  • Gratuities for guide (recommended $10 per person)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements or non-alcoholic beverage requests at time of booking
  • Please provide your contact information (i.e. phone number and email) at time of booking. The local operator would like to contact you with additional information regarding this tour including the start location
  • Must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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My group of friends had a great time during this tour. The food was all very tasty. The information that our tour guide shared with us was interesting and presented well. Our guide was very friendly. She engaged with the group in a friendly manner. She was well prepared and
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Excellent food and drinks on the Mississippi tour! Minimal wait times and the spots really highlighted the history and diversity of Mississippi Street. Would highly recommend to others.
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Loved this tour and we had great food all along the way. Our guide was very nice and professional. This was a Christmas gift for my wife and she loved it. I would highly recommend for anyone. We got lucky and it was just us on the tour which made it very personal and private
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This was such an awesome way to spend a few hours eating and drinking and learning about portland! The hostess with the mostess Claire was incredible! We’re Oregonians and learned so much about the area, the food was scrumptious and we had fun! Will definitely share this
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This is a really great tour of the area. The food was fantastic every place we went. Ahna our tour guide was extremely well versed in all the history and backstories of the neighbourhood, which made the whole tour/experience even more delightful! If your a foodie,like learning
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By: Forktown Food Tours
Forktown Food Tours
Excellent tour the food was great. Heidi (our tour guide) was amazing and very informative. Would definitely
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Sunny February
Fantastic tour of Mississippi Ave., learned some of the history and culture of a unique part of Portland. Pretty
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2nd Timer!
This was the second fork tour I have taken and this one was better than the first. The first one I took was in
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Shannon V
A must do!
Everything about this tour was awesome! The food, drinks, and one of the best tour guides! Heidi was so
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Discovering Portland OR
Want to discover Portland through food? Learn about the history of the chefs and their desires and love of their
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Forktown Food Tour Magic
Heidi, the owner of Forktown who also led our food tour was wonderful! We started with a fresh beet salad paired
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Fun Tour with a Friendly Guide
My group of friends had a great time during this tour. The food was all very tasty. The information that our
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Portland, Oregon
Explore Portland's Food Scene with Expert Guide!
Forktown Food Tour was so much fun! My small group joined about 6 other guests from all over the country on a
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James S
Great time!
Excellent food and drinks on the Mississippi tour! Minimal wait times and the spots really highlighted the history
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Kelsey D
Great tour guide, right amount of food, lots of local fun facts and overall one of the best food tours I've been
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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