Long an industrial hub, the Central Eastside has found new life. Warehouses now buzz with breweries, coffee roasters, and restaurants. Walkers and cyclists take to the Eastbank Esplanade. Streetcars trundle. The light rail hums. It’s flourishing. And we’re excited to be part of the vibrancy.
The Central Eastside is a hip area of some of SE Portland’s best bars, restaurants, shops, and more. Here are just a few of our favorite places that have set up shop within a few blocks of 5 MLK.