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Mississippi Avenue Food Tour provided by Forktown Food Tours

Mississippi Avenue Food Tour

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Overview
Running through the heart of one of Portland’s hippest neighborhoods, North Mississippi Avenue is a true culinary hotspot, home to brewpubs, food carts, and restaurants. That being said, it's often hard to ensure you hit up the best places if you're not a local. On this food tour, your local guide takes you to some of the best places to dine and drink. Plus, receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 14.
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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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  • 2
    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
    ReBuilding Center - open by appointment only
    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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Highlights
  • 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 on North Mississippi Avenue. Sample all sorts of Thai delights along with your choice of blueberry soda or Oregon microbrew. From here, your guide takes 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 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
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
North Mississippi Avenue, N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR, USA
Inclusions
  • 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"
Exclusions
  • Gratuities for guide (recommended $10 per person)
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Additional Info
  • 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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Jennifer S wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland, Oregon76 contributions29 helpful votes
I was a solo traveler who took the tour with Ahna our guide and a lovely family of three from Wisconsin in early March. We had an excellent time sampling from local businesses (both food and drinks) while Ahna filled us in on the detailed history of the places we ate and the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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GlobeTrotting790734 wrote a review Jan 2020
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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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Date of experience: January 2020
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James S wrote a review Jan 2020
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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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Date of experience: January 2020
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culletto00 wrote a review Jan 2020
Centralia, Washington25 contributions4 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: January 2020
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Traveler313071 wrote a review Dec 2019
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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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Date of experience: November 2019
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By: Forktown Food Tours
Visser66
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Amazing!
Hands down recommend to anyone visiting Portland. From the food, to the tour guide a great experience all round.
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kpc830
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a must-do if you're a foodie in Portland!
I visited Portland on a solo trip for the first time in March, 2020. I had planned to spend my trip exploring the f
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rtregenza99
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A great way to get to know the city and the history behind the food scene
I love this tour. Heidi is an amazing guide with a deep knowledge of Portland history and the food scene. She keeps
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Aud3afam
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Great food tour
Hands down one of the best food tours and tour guide we had. Heidi was very knowledgeable in not only the local foo
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CharlotteE1538
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Awesome food tour!
Heidi was an engaging and fun tour guide, and took us to a wide variety of interesting and delicious food spots! I
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Sanderi44
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Excellent food tour of Portland
Heidi was an awesome and knowledgeable guide who gave us an great tour of the Mississippi neighborhood. We had a gr
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jess62777
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Forktown Food Tours
Excellent tour the food was great. Heidi (our tour guide) was amazing and very informative. Would definitely recomm
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Jet787808
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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 ge
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MtShastaGal
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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 2013
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shannonv779
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A must do!
Everything about this tour was awesome! The food, drinks, and one of the best tour guides! Heidi was so knowledgeab
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SuziMoon
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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 cr
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reneeelkins
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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 wi
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amytV7885DU
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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 cloud
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Kelsey D
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Perfect!
Great tour guide, right amount of food, lots of local fun facts and overall one of the best food tours I've been on
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Chero33
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Seeing different neighborhoods
Enjoyed the vibe and history of each area we visited. The food "pods" were awesome and everything was amazingly del
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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