Blue Star Donuts, Portland, Oregon

11 Mentions on Trippy

1237 SW Washington St

Portland, OR 97205

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(503) 265-8410

  • 3 mentions in Short trip to Portland, Oregon. Need recs for sightseeing and restaurants

    • Jon C.

      Jon C. said, "...Salt & Straw for the best ice cream you'll ever have. Voodoo Doughnuts is okay but for a real delicacy try Blue Star Donuts. Just a much better donut that still fits in some imaginative flavor combos. Also nearby, Tasty N Alder...." See More

    • Jeff M.

      Jeff M. said, "...river in Washington) Full Sail Brewing Company. Donuts: If you are staying in portland - best donuts are Pip's Original and Blue Star Donuts (There are multiple in the city so go to whatever is closest.) Voodoo is cool, but it is 100%..." See More

    • Gina N.

      Gina N. said, "...set on Voodoo Doughnuts, by all means go for it, but I feel like it's a little overrated. In my opinion, Blue Star Donuts is a lot better, and it's right in downtown as well! I'm a nature person, so I like to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time in Portland - going w/ friends Sept 5th-8th. Need your help!

    • Jane C.

      Jane C. said, "...Agree about skipping Voodoo in favor of Blue Star Donuts. Make a trip over to the Pearl District. Plenty of craft brewing establishments BridgePort BrewPub, 10 Barrel Brewing and Fat Head's Brewery. Sisters of the Road Cafe, Nossa Familia Coffee and Barista..." See More

    • Allie S.

      Allie S. said, "...Harvest at The Bindery If you're planning on going to Voodoo Doughnuts, my advice is to skip it and head to Blue Star Donuts instead!..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?

    • Brian H.

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      Brian H. said, "... Blue Star Donuts to start, then hit up Tasty N Sons for lunch. Finally Pok Pok Restaurant for dinner. That the perfect eating day for me...." See More

  • 1 mention in Seattle and Portland! What are hidden gems in these cities?

    • Vicki W.

      Vicki W. said, "...Don't miss Blue Star Donuts as it's way better than Voodoo Doughnuts But you should do your own comparison! Eat Bunk Sandwiches Moda Center Stay at the The Westin Portland And do RENT a bike and drive over the bridges! Pedal Bike Tours..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the best neighborhood in Portland for a first time visitor?

    • Brian V.

      Brian V. said, " just about anything you want to do here. P.S. Skip the tourist trap of Voodoo Doughnuts and enjoy some local Blue Star Donuts...." See More

  • 1 mention in Taking a girl trip to Portland, OR. What are the must dos?

    • Jane C.

      Jane C. said, "...Visit insider fave Blue Star Donuts (Voodoo Donuts is a bit too touristy). Depending on where you are staying in Portland - the Waterfront Park Trail along the west side of the Willamette River. Take the Portland Streetcar and visit NW 23rd Ave..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in Portland- best inexpensive & fun activities?

    • Sandra I.

      Sandra I. said, " beer. Stay away from McMenamins, too chainy and food not good. Powells bookstore. If you want a donut go to Blue Star Donuts, not Voodoo. Mon-Fri Spella Caffe for coffee. Museum has a nice exhibit right now and Living Room Theaters,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to see in Portland

    • Valerie F.

      Valerie F. said, "...Pub (it's an experience!)Stroll through the Chinese Garden Restaurant & Lounge Skip the link at Voodoo Doughnuts and grab one at Blue Star Donuts (glaze maple bacon!)Grab darn good cocktail at Sapphire Hotel on Hawthorn Shop around Mississippi AveTake the OHSU Aerial Tram..." See More