Far out on Southeast Stark Street lies the beating and growing heart of the Montavilla neighborhood. Come discover the bars, shops and diners that the good people of Montavilla have known long about.
Flying Pie Pizzeria keeps it classic with cheesy, oversized pies delivered straight to your table on a pedestal, allowing you to give it the admiration and esteem it deserves. Flying Pie ventures out only slightly, offering calzones and subs, but the real deal remains the super cheap 60 oz. pitchers of micro brews.
Say you're in the service industry, which is well-represented in Portland, and Mondays & Tuesdays are your weekend. If this is the case head over to the cheap Academy Theater. On Mondays you can watch two movies for six bucks. On Tuesday, tickets are buy one, get one. And they show the good movies too, none of that "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" stuff or whatever movie Ben Stiller is in right now.
Consider the Country Cat Dinner House your gateway to the Montavilla neighborhood. You'll be familiar with the farm-to-table freshness of the greater Portland food scene, with Grilled Idaho Trout and Hickory Smoked Duck Leg, while the Country Cat's diner-style charm speaks to the local close-knit community.
Quintessential Portland style--stripes, dark solid colors, vibrant leggings, understated jewelry--is represented in this little Montavilla boutique. Union Rose is the FUBU of Portland, every item in the shop is designed by local Portlanders for local Portlanders.
Branch & Birdie pairs mother and child's boutique seamlessly and tastefully. Think cute shoes that will make you swoon, and decor items that will inspire.
Montavilla Station provides the down-home blue-collar experience off Montavilla's Stark Street. Drink cheap beer and practice your bank shot with neighbors.
Ambrosia Boutique's enormous showroom is put to good use with small living room, dining room and kitchen scenes set up with furniture, dishes, utensils, bric-a-brac, and clothing from seemingly every era.