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12 Portland Area Healthy Alternatives in Dining

Published Jan 7th, 2019

There’s a time to indulge, and a time for healthy alternative options. Whether gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, organic, non-GMO, or natural, take a look at our fantastic Portland area picks for Healthy Alternative dining.

Wellness Healthy Alternatives


Amelia’s Rustic Mexican Restaurant – Hillsboro
Rustic, family Mexican recipes with the freshest of ingredients. 95% of the menu is gluten free and there is a special vegan menu.

Be Well Juice Bar – Vancouver
Vancouver’s original juice bar. Be Well is the perfect place to grab a quick, healthy option. The menu is created by a nutritionist with local, organic and non-GMO ingredients.

Etc… Eatery – Portland
Etc… Eatery partners with local food and drink purveyors throughout the Northwest to bring you a menu infused with local flavor and perspective. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options are available.

Café Yumm! – Multiple
Fresh, delicious, soul satisfying… Deeply nourishing food served in a distinctive and relaxed environment. Yumm! Bowls; chicken, salmon, and turkey sandwiches; soups, vegetarian/vegan, and many special diet options.

Corbett & Hawthorne Fish Houses – Portland & Vancouver
A 100% gluten free menu, famous Crab Pepper Cheese soup, and many flavors of fish tacos.

Garden Bar – Portland Area
At Garden Bar you’ll find big, beautiful bowls of raw, leafy greens tossed with locally sourced fruits and vegetables, gratifying grains and all-natural meats.

Mighty Bowl – Vancouver
The Mighty Bowl offers quick-serve, healthy food options of bowls, burritos, salads, whole-fruit smoothies and a juice bar. Mighty Bowl features vegan, gluten free and clean food without artificial preservatives or additives.

New Deal Café – Portland
Enjoy scrambles, pastries, buttermilk biscuits, sandwiches and more. Organic produce and natural meats are served with a preference for local growers.

Petunia’s Pies & Pastries – Portland
Gluten free and vegan baked goods handcrafted in Portland since 2010. Using top quality, natural and local ingredients, they believe everything you eat should make you feel great!

Poa Café – Portland
‘Poa’ means everything is cool in Swahili. Join them for foods that are healthy, nutrient dense and delicious! They’re family friendly and have a large back patio with a bar.

Tabor Bread Bakery & Café – Portland
Tabor Bread crafts fine breads and pastries, from local and organic grains that are milled in-house, and then baked in a wood-fired oven. Their cozy café offers locally sourced, made from scratch breakfasts, lunches, coffee and tea.

Vita Café – Portland
Vita Cafe strives to serve wholesome meals at a fair price. Since 1999, Vita Cafe has been serving primarily vegetarian and vegan fare as well as all natural, hormone free meats and eggs.

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