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Northwest (Nob Hill)

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Address: Northwest 23rd Avenue and Northwest 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503 275 8355
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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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My favorite area to stay.

I have stayed in this area twice now. And I love it. Very close to coffee shops, restaurants and boutique shops. I never felt unsafe (woman sometimes out and about by myself).

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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KansasTravelgrl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed in this area twice now. And I love it. Very close to coffee shops, restaurants and boutique shops. I never felt unsafe (woman sometimes out and about by myself).

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great neighborhood to walk around in to window shop, eat a good meal, get dessert or go to a movie. They even have a Trader Joe to buy food items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bellman at our hotel suggested this area to have lunch before going to Washington Park for the Rose Garden. Neighborhood filled with finely maintained Victorian style homes and good restaurants and bars. Walking up the hill was a bit tough for us but the views were worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Northwest/ Nob Hill. We reserved dinner at Fireside Grill and decided to get there earlier to walk around this beautiful upscale neighborhood to experience a different side Portland. The area is very different from Downtown and 23rd street seemed very safe to walk around after a late dinner. Highly recommend this cute area for dinner and/or dessert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We have a friend working in a converted mansion in this area and so spent lots of time cruising the streets. This area is cute, now somewhat mixed. 23rd has become somewhat commercial, but the whole area is worth a drive.

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Astoria, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Walking the streets of Nob Hill was interesting to me because of my architecture background. Beautiful plantings and accessories.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this beautiful neighborhood for the 4 days we were in Portland and it was a great jumping off point to anything west of the Wilamette River (Pearl District, Downtown, Cultural District, tons of breweries, eating, and the like). Take the time to wander 21st and 23rd for food and 23rd for great little boutiques and some upscale... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We just happened to "stumble" upon NW 23rd while "google-mapping" a sushi restaurant. WOW! What a find. This neighborhood has it all! Quaint restaurants, shops, cafes, etc. Plan on giving yourself a few hours to take it all in!

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Awesome neighborhood to window shop and people watch! We went down 23rd. Has a really cool vibe! Some great brand name stores, as well as specialty shops. Many places to dine or pick up coffee or dessert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Lots of one of a kind shops, ethnic restaurants, coffee shops, brew pubs. Generally a feel good neighborhood. Relax over coffee Al fresco and people (and dog) watch.

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