Best schools in Portland

Check out the top schools in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Grilled Cheese Grill
1. The Grilled Cheese Grill
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16 local reviews
1027 NE Alberta Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(503) 206-8959
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Marie
This place is quirky, cheap, and surprisingly good. You can eat in an old school bus that has been converted …
Corey
This food cart will make you nostalgic for elementary school, as it boasts limitless variations on the Grilled…
Tambre
One of the coolest food truck set ups...great for families and kids. Eat inside a refitted school bus. Amazing…
1. The Grilled Cheese Grill
1. The Grilled Cheese Grill
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16 local reviews
1027 NE Alberta Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(503) 206-8959
Marie
Marie
This place is quirky, cheap, and surprisingly good. You can eat in an old school bus that has been converted into a seating area. Portland…
Corey
Corey
This food cart will make you nostalgic for elementary school, as it boasts limitless variations on the Grilled Cheese sandwich. Dine in an …
Tambre
Tambre
One of the coolest food truck set ups...great for families and kids. Eat inside a refitted school bus. Amazing grilled cheese with a huge me…
2. McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub
2. McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub
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108 local reviews
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-236-9234
Movie theaterBarRestaurant
Michael
Awesome old-school movie theater that serves pizza, beer, and wine. If you have time the Back Stage Bar with …
John & Jereza
A Northwest institution, McMenamins has a dozen or so locations in and around Portland, even one in West Linn…
Leah
Beer and 2nd-films --can't beat it! The map is off for some reason...the theater marked here on this map is th…
2. McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub
2. McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub
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108 local reviews
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-236-9234
Michael
Michael
Awesome old-school movie theater that serves pizza, beer, and wine. If you have time the Back Stage Bar with pool tables is an awesome pla…
John & Jereza
John & Jereza
A Northwest institution, McMenamins has a dozen or so locations in and around Portland, even one in West Linn. Among the best are: Ringle…
Leah
Leah
Beer and 2nd-films --can't beat it! The map is off for some reason...the theater marked here on this map is the Baghdad, also fun, also 2nd …
3. Flying Pie Pizzeria
3. Flying Pie Pizzeria
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10 local reviews
5314 North Lombard Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-206-4432
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Todd
Pizza is a personal preference and I like Flying Pie. Kinda old school and very unpretentious. A variety of cr…
Sarah
This place hasn't changed one bit since the mid 1980s. It's not the urban hipster pizza place with unusual top…
Adam
One of Portland’s classic pizzeria’s. Come hungry.
3. Flying Pie Pizzeria
3. Flying Pie Pizzeria
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10 local reviews
5314 North Lombard Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-206-4432
Todd
Todd
Pizza is a personal preference and I like Flying Pie. Kinda old school and very unpretentious. A variety of crust options - including whole …
Sarah
Sarah
This place hasn't changed one bit since the mid 1980s. It's not the urban hipster pizza place with unusual toppings and high prices - this i…
Adam
Adam
One of Portland’s classic pizzeria’s. Come hungry.
4. Hollywood Theatre
4. Hollywood Theatre
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60 local reviews
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland
+1 503-493-1128
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Debbie
This great movie theater has an outpost at the airport now. They occasionally do movies in Hecklevision which …
Todd & Casey
Very cool old school movie theater showing a wide variety of independent and art films, classics, and new movi…
Zachary
Nice cheap movie theater nearby!
4. Hollywood Theatre
4. Hollywood Theatre
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60 local reviews
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland
+1 503-493-1128
Debbie
Debbie
This great movie theater has an outpost at the airport now. They occasionally do movies in Hecklevision which consists of essentially people…
Todd & Casey
Todd & Casey
Very cool old school movie theater showing a wide variety of independent and art films, classics, and new movies. We saw "The Aristocrats" h…
Zachary
Zachary
Nice cheap movie theater nearby!
5. Alberta Street Pub
5. Alberta Street Pub
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32 local reviews
1036 Northeast Alberta Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 503-284-7665
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Sue
Old-school watering hole with live music, a covered patio and a variety of elevated global dishes
Debbie
Old school watering hole with live music (a little cover), covered patio and variety of comfort foods.
Corey
Great menu, good cocktails and selection of beer on tap, great happy hour. Covered patio. Trivia and movie nig…
5. Alberta Street Pub
5. Alberta Street Pub
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32 local reviews
1036 Northeast Alberta Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 503-284-7665
Sue
Sue
Old-school watering hole with live music, a covered patio and a variety of elevated global dishes
Debbie
Debbie
Old school watering hole with live music (a little cover), covered patio and variety of comfort foods.
Corey
Corey
Great menu, good cocktails and selection of beer on tap, great happy hour. Covered patio. Trivia and movie nights. Open late.
6. Roseway Theater
6. Roseway Theater
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19 local reviews
7229 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, Portland
+1 503-282-2898
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Monique
Great little old school movie theater.
Sheila
Old school movie theater with only one screen. Seats have been updated, but the rest feels like a time capsul…
Kara
Old-school movie theater with one screen. Close to the house!
6. Roseway Theater
6. Roseway Theater
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19 local reviews
7229 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, Portland
+1 503-282-2898
Monique
Monique
Great little old school movie theater.
Sheila
Sheila
Old school movie theater with only one screen. Seats have been updated, but the rest feels like a time capsule. Walkable from my property.
Kara
Kara
Old-school movie theater with one screen. Close to the house!
7. Space Room Lounge
7. Space Room Lounge
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11 local reviews
4800 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(503) 235-6957
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
David
Old school neighborhood bar, also serve great food particularly breakfasts.
Isidore
Where we first met on a random night quite a while ago. Still hasn't lost that dingy, blacklight feeling in t…
Nannette
Genie's new 2nd location is in our neighborhood, right next to the Space Room on Hawthorne/48th. Great breakfa…
7. Space Room Lounge
7. Space Room Lounge
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11 local reviews
4800 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(503) 235-6957
David
David
Old school neighborhood bar, also serve great food particularly breakfasts.
Isidore
Isidore
Where we first met on a random night quite a while ago. Still hasn't lost that dingy, blacklight feeling in there. Stiff drinks, odd peopl…
Nannette
Nannette
Genie's new 2nd location is in our neighborhood, right next to the Space Room on Hawthorne/48th. Great breakfast at good prices with good se…
8. Oaks Amusement Park
8. Oaks Amusement Park
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43 local reviews
7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland
Closed · Opens Sat 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 503-233-5777
Amusement parkPoint of interestEstablishment
Judd
Old school amusement park with roller coaster, ferris wheel, go carts, bumper cars, miniature golf and more. O…
Mingus
On Old School Amusement park. Roller coaster, bumper cars, cotton candy, etc. Basically works for 4 and up.
Lee Ann
Very old-school amusement park. You can pay for individual rides, and free admission into the park. Roller ska…
8. Oaks Amusement Park
8. Oaks Amusement Park
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43 local reviews
7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland
Closed · Opens Sat 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 503-233-5777
Judd
Judd
Old school amusement park with roller coaster, ferris wheel, go carts, bumper cars, miniature golf and more. Oaks Park has been called the C…
Mingus
Mingus
On Old School Amusement park. Roller coaster, bumper cars, cotton candy, etc. Basically works for 4 and up.
Lee Ann
Lee Ann
Very old-school amusement park. You can pay for individual rides, and free admission into the park. Roller skating! Bring a picnic and your …
9. St. Johns Twin Cinemas
9. St. Johns Twin Cinemas
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29 local reviews
8704 North Lombard Street, Portland
+1 503-286-1768
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Jeff
Old-school twin cinema. Larger theater downstairs, small intimate theater upstairs. Show current run movies fo…
Melissa
Old school movie theater with new movies.
Sam
Fun, old school, movie theater
9. St. Johns Twin Cinemas
9. St. Johns Twin Cinemas
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29 local reviews
8704 North Lombard Street, Portland
+1 503-286-1768
Jeff
Jeff
Old-school twin cinema. Larger theater downstairs, small intimate theater upstairs. Show current run movies for about half the cost of large…
Melissa
Melissa
Old school movie theater with new movies.
Sam
Sam
Fun, old school, movie theater
10. RingSide Steakhouse
10. RingSide Steakhouse
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10 local reviews
2165 West Burnside Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 503-223-1513
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jessica & Daniel
Upscale, old-school spot for steaks & chops features tuxedoed servers & a 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Dress to …
Ken & Erica
Upscale, old-school spot for steaks & chops features tuxedoed servers & a 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Great hap…
Jamie
This bar/restaurant is a true Portland Original! I have had many a birthday here, and the bar has an incredibl…
10. RingSide Steakhouse
10. RingSide Steakhouse
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10 local reviews
2165 West Burnside Street, Portland
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 503-223-1513
Jessica & Daniel
Jessica & Daniel
Upscale, old-school spot for steaks & chops features tuxedoed servers & a 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Dress to impress.
Ken & Erica
Ken & Erica
Upscale, old-school spot for steaks & chops features tuxedoed servers & a 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Great happy hour as well.
Jamie
Jamie
This bar/restaurant is a true Portland Original! I have had many a birthday here, and the bar has an incredible happy hour for late night ea…
11. McMenamins Kennedy School
11. McMenamins Kennedy School
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189 local reviews
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland
+1 503-249-3983
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Jody
A place not to be missed. Brewery on the premises, and several different-sized, themed bar/pub spaces. The Cou…
Grace & Michael
This former elementary school has been converted into a multi-faceted and unique experience. There are several…
Wojtek & Trey
Since its 1915 opening, this historic elementary school has been a beloved fixture of its Northeast Portland n…
11. McMenamins Kennedy School
11. McMenamins Kennedy School
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189 local reviews
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland
+1 503-249-3983
Jody
Jody
A place not to be missed. Brewery on the premises, and several different-sized, themed bar/pub spaces. The Courtyard Restaurant offers a div…
Grace & Michael
Grace & Michael
This former elementary school has been converted into a multi-faceted and unique experience. There are several bars (including the Detention…
Wojtek & Trey
Wojtek & Trey
Since its 1915 opening, this historic elementary school has been a beloved fixture of its Northeast Portland neighborhood. McMenamins renova…
12. The Fresh Pot
12. The Fresh Pot
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21 local reviews
4001 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
(503) 284-8928
CafeFoodStore
Derek
Classic old school portland java stop.
Eric
Classic old school Portland coffee shop.
David
Local coffee shop
12. The Fresh Pot
12. The Fresh Pot
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21 local reviews
4001 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
(503) 284-8928
Derek
Derek
Classic old school portland java stop.
Eric
Eric
Classic old school Portland coffee shop.
David
David
Local coffee shop