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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 get to try your choice of Portland’s most-loved ice cream sandwiches.
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Forktown Food Tours
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, you'll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 14.
  • 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Delicious Food Tour

Three friends and I took the Mississippi Avenue food tour and LOVED it! Our guide was very informative and made us all feel very comfortable. The food was delicious and some of the stops were very interesting! The only suggestion I will make is that...More

Thank Savleigh86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Raise Your Glass and Fork To Forktown Food Tours

I took my sixth Forktown Food Tour on July 7th with three girlfriends, one for her first Forktown tour. Claire was our guide for the Mississippi Avenue tour. We spent the afternoon savoring culinary delights at 6 unique establishments (Mee Sen Thai Eatery, Koi Fusion,...More

Thank ReviewFromTheHood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gluten free, dairy free, soy free, egg free, blueberry free, apple free options ... Yay!!

All the food samplings were generous portions and so so yummy. I am so impressed that they could accommodate my daughter's extensive list of food allergies. I was worried that she would be missing out, but she was able to enjoy really delicious samplings at...More

Thank Renee P
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Back again!

I've gone on several Forktown Tours--and although none disappoint, the Mississippi tour is my favorite! The food is diverse (favorite is the great hamburger at Ecleptic Brewery), but then again, the salad at Mee Sen Thai was fabulous, and the Ruby Jewel ice cream treat.....hmmm,...More

Thank emking_12
Reviewed 2 July 2018
Bring your appetites!!

My husband and I flew in to Portland for a concert on a whirlwind weekend trip and decided to do a food tour the afternoon before our concert. We love food tours as it's such an easy and delicious way to get some history in...More

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4 September 2018|
Response from ReviewFromTheHood | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Forktown Food Tour website you can read about their tours or send them a direct email with your question. I am not sure if you were asking about tours on Monday, September 10th or Saturday, September 8th... More
Susie S
17 July 2018|
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John, the tour operator and entrepreneur, works most days. Our tour was on a Wednesday evening and it was wonderful
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