Sushi is very popular in Portland, and downtown you’ll find decent sushi at a number of places. However, Masu (406 SW 13th Ave., 503/221-6278, www.masusushi.com, 4:30 p.m.–midnight Mon.–Thurs., 4:30 p.m.–1 a.m. Fri., 5 p.m.–1 a.m. Sat., 5 p.m.–midnight Sun., rolls $10–18) is our favorite. Between downtown and the Pearl District, Masu is a spacious light-filled second-story dining room that combines an excellent sushi bar with a Japanese fusion cuisine hot spot.
by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae from Moon Oregon, 8th Edition, © Elizabeth & Mark Morris and Avalon Travel