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Northwest (Nob Hill)

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Address: Northwest 23rd Avenue and Northwest 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 97210
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+1 503-275-8355

A grocer from San Francisco opened a store on NW 23rd over a hundred years...

A grocer from San Francisco opened a store on NW 23rd over a hundred years ago and named it after the uppercrust S.F. neighborhood.

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Nice area to visit

We walked around the area for awhile, and it was a nice walk. I think I expected more so was a bit disappointing.

Reviewed 5 days ago
beth ann k
Halstead, Kansas
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Halstead, Kansas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked around the area for awhile, and it was a nice walk. I think I expected more so was a bit disappointing.

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Lowood Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can take the Streetcar to the Legacy Hospital which is close to the Nob Hill area. An eclectic collection of of small business that is sure to have something for everyone. In some ways, a step back to an earlier time. Restaurants and bars abound.

Thank Ian H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't beat the great shopping, restaurants and vibe of this iconic neighborhood. Great to walk both 21 and 23rd streets, grab a coffee or a beer or stop in for a slice from Escape from NY pizza and just enjoy the people watching.

Thank tfizzle
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

My daughter and I rented an apartment on Nob Hill. I thought parking would be a problem, but with the parking permit left for us in our apartment it was not a problem. We never parked more than a block away from our place. Walking along 23rd was fun, but not really my style. The donuts at Blue Star were... More 

Thank Samson0423
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Let me start out with a disclaimer: I am a Portland native and I am mid-to upper middle class income level. Northwest 23rd Avenue is full of overpriced shops and boutiques that are way out of my price range and just not my style. I remember frequenting NW 23rd back in my early twenties and really enjoying it. Currently there... More 

1 Thank Mathew K
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

They lots to see and do here and people got themselves nice homes there and I would like to maybe liver there some day.

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great place to window shop and stroll through a fun part of Portland. Lots of great eateries, bars, shops. Make sure to try Sante Fe, Matador or any of the McMenamins!

Thank denise r
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a Portland Visitor bureau employee tell us to go to this up and coming area. Wow, it's got lots of wonderful shops and restaurants with more to come. We had the most fun here, try to catch whatever mass transit gets you here to enjoy this area. Wonderful!

Thank A A
Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

An interesting place to drive through to look at the old homes and historical buildings up on Nob Hill. It gives you a feel of Portland. Always interesting.

1 Thank JRBailor
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This area is part of the scenic drive below the park area between hwy 26 and Burnside. NW 23rd shopping area is just north across Burnside as well, salt and straw are on NW 23rd as well as Rams Head and some other great restaurants. Combine this into your drive to, from or between the other attractions like the Pittock... More 

1 Thank Bryan L

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