Highest-rated cheap eats in Portland, Oregon, according to Tripadvisor

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September 20, 2021
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Portland, Oregon, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in the U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in [metro] that are listed as “cheap eats” on Tripadvisor. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#13. Siam Lotus Asian Kitchen & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12600 SW Crescent St Suite #150, Beaverton, OR 97005-1693
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#12. Thai Bloom

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3800 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005-2027
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#11. Flying Elephants at South Waterfront

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Deli
- Price: $
- Address: 2730 S Moody Ave Collaborative Life Sciences Building, Portland, OR 97201-5042
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#10. Migration Brewing Co.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2828 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2434
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#9. Elephants on Corbett

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5221 S Corbett Ave, Portland, OR 97239-3803
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#8. Kasbah Moroccan Cafe

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Moroccan, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 201 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209-3922
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#7. City State Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 128 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
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#6. Backwoods Brewing Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 231 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
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#5. Flying Elephants at Fox Tower

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Soups
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 812 SW Park Ave Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205-3032
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#4. Thai Bloom!

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 333 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3403
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#3. Lil' Shalom

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (119 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1128 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205-2201
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#2. Salty's On The Columbia River

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,169 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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#1. Elephants Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (491 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
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