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Where to Eat Summer Berries in Portland Before They're Gone

Food & Drink Specials and U-Picks to Check Out This Season
August 10, 2022
Get your fill of seasonal fruit with The Pie Spot's mini blueberry ginger pies. (The Pie Spot)
As sad as it is to say, berry season won't stick around forever. Before you find yourself in the depths of winter and feeling like you'll cry if you have to choke down another root vegetable, take full advantage of the bounty of summer, either by stuffing your face with fruit or filling up a basket at a farm. We're here to help you do just that with a list of local food and drink specials and places offering U-pick. For more ideas, check out our food and drink guide.


Bakeshop Add to a List
Kim Boyce's whole-grain bakery crams all the best flavors of the season into their summer fruit pie, which contains peaches, rhubarb, berries, house-made jam, a dash of cinnamon sugar, and ginger oat streusel topping.
Rose City Park
Pickup, delivery

Caffe Destino Add to a List
The cozy coffee shop's berry pie is packed with raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries and topped with a golden lattice crust.
Pickup, dine-in

Junior's Cafe Add to a List
The beloved breakfast and lunch spot is currently serving its sourdough French toast slathered with whipped cream and topped with seasonal berries.
Ladd's Addition
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Lauretta Jean's Add to a List
Dig into a golden, flaky slice of blueberry pie topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Other seasonal specials include blackberry raspberry streusel, peach boysenberry streusel, marionberry, and strawberry shortcake (availability may vary).

Nico's Ice Cream Add to a List
Nico Vergara's ice cream shop specializes in New Zealand-style "real fruit" ice cream, featuring a vanilla base swirled with fresh fruit, with flavors like marionberry, strawberry, raspberry, and blueberry. Choose from the four flavors in a kid's cone, cup, or waffle cone and can add optional toppings like rainbow sprinkles, toasted coconut flakes, graham cracker dust, and Chamoy. 
Pickup, dine-in

Papa Haydn
The iconic restaurant's year-round boccone dolce dessert, layered with chocolate-drizzled French meringues and fluffy whipped cream, is currently loaded with seasonal blueberries, boysenberries, and tayberries.
Nob Hill, Sellwood
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

The Pie Spot Add to a List
For a pint-sized pick-me-up, try the Pie Spot's petite blueberry ginger "pie spots."
Kerns, Montavilla
Pickup, delivery

Pip's Original Doughnut and Chai Add to a List  
The beloved cafe's current seasonal doughnut, wild blueberry rose, proves that berry flavors go great with a floral twist.
Pickup, dine-in

Ripe Cooperative Add to a List
Cool off with Naomi Pomeroy's frozen custard in flavors like strawberry shortcake, butterscotch raspberry, or blackberry crème fraîche, or try a slice of delicate strawberries and cream tiramisu laced with Combier orange liqueur.
Pickup, dine-in

Tito's Taquitos Add to a List
Tres leches cake is already delicious on its own, but a pile of fresh berries sends it over the top. Tito's Taquitos serves the specialty in both original and chocolate flavor.
Pickup, dine-in


Annie's Berry Farm Add to a List
This berry farm located in La Center, Washington is still offering blueberries and raspberries for U-pick. Check their Facebook page for the latest updates.
La Center

Bella Organic Add to a List
You can stock up on organic blackberries, blueberries, and marionberries at this Sauvie Island farm. Plan ahead by consulting the calendar a few days before your visit to see crop updates.
Sauvie Island

Columbia Farms U-Pick Add to a List
This Sunday, August 14, is your last chance to pick berries, including raspberries, marionberries, blueberries, and blackberries, at this Sauvie Island spot before it closes until October.
Sauvie Island

Hilda's Organic U-Pick Add to a List
This Hood River farm updates its website daily with its crop availability and currently has ripe blueberries available for picking.
Hood River

Hoffman Farm Store Add to a List
You might be able to harvest strawberries, tayberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, marionberries, and more at this farm just outside of Beaverton. Note that availability is dependent on weather and other conditions, so not all varieties are picked each day—check the website for daily updates.

Rowell Brothers Berry Farm Add to a List
This Hillsboro farm is nearing the end of its berry season for the year but still has several blueberry varieties available for picking.

Sauvie Island Farms Add to a List
The idyllic farm is offering Chester blackberries and Blue Crop and Liberty blueberries for U-pick this week, as well as pickling cucumbers, dill, Bartlett pears, dahlias, cosmos, and more.
Sauvie Island

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