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This tight-quartered, avocado-tinted bungalow is well-situated for weekenders arriving at Alberta Street bars—it’s right by the Vegas-themed hot-dog and taptail bar Donny Vegas, whose very idea seems a little stoney.
Ascend is hidden in the corner of a nondescript strip mall along Portland’s Green Mile, and thus easy to miss.
When people talk about the emergence of a new class of cannabis entrepreneur, they mean guys like Attis owner Eli Bilton.
This tiny shop sits across from the Conquistador, at the western edge of the Belmont bar district. It’s decidedly lo-fi and takes the collectivist spirit seriously—it doesn’t mark the growers, which come from all over.
Bloom is an unfussy, concrete corner with no street-level windows that looks like a green Army bunker neighboring the Nike Factory Store, a dilapidated McCoy Plumbing showroom and William Park’s Art Studio.
This shop is within walking distance of several bars and strip clubs, a cider house, a 24-hour greasy spoon, a 24-hour coffee shop, a cannabis club, and a theater.
This Buckman neighborhood hobbit hole has no available parking at all hours every day. That hasn’t stopped everyone from baristas to CEOs from frequenting the place, mostly just before dinner on Fridays and Saturdays.
Bridge City’s shops aren’t flashy or overly branded—they’re utility shops, with customer bases that fit their locations.
Brothers Cannabis has been around since 2010, making it an older brother to most Southeast dispensaries.
Calyxes is the country’s only 100 percent Clean Green Certified dispensary. This means all its cannabis is 100 percent organic, safe and sustainably grown.
Canna and the City opened only six months ago, but is already the go-to spot in the shiny glass area calling itself South Portland.
From the outside, CannaDaddy’s looks like your average whitewashed concrete building near the Gresham border. But inside is a sparkling clean store popping with customers and two walls of weed, which hold well over 100 strains, ranging from budget grams at $7.50 to prime grams for $16.25.
The budtenders know their joints are headed to Washington Park, just west of here, but don’t worry, they’re not going to narc.
Don’t be fooled by the old bank branch that this dispensary calls home. The showroom is ginormous, equipped with a working waterfall and tropical plants.
Ready to splurge on the good shit? Well, this is the spot.
In a stripped-down storefront in downtown St. Johns, Club Sky High serves the locals affordable weed without pretense.
The lobby of this Green Mile gem is the first clue that you’re not at your average dispensary.
The Institute is a small but lovely shop with a cool-guy doctor’s office vibe, featuring some nice handcrafted display cases and hosting about 16 strains ranging from $7 to $15 a gram.
Farma is not cheap. If you’re looking for a $5 pre-roll of schwaggy shake, you’re as likely as not to end up feeling a little uncomfortable inside this bright, ultra-modernist temple of premium organic cannabis, staffed by bubbly and attractive budtenders.
Don’t sleep on Foster Buds, a humble shop that has some of the dankest weed in Portland.
Laid-back and tucked into industrial Southeast, this dispensary prides itself on good vibes and short lines.
Gram Central Station isn’t where you should bring Grandma, but those who have haunted Oregon head shops over the past few decades will feel right at home.
Strains are the game here. Take your time and smell at least three of the strains available, because this flower changes lives.
Green Goddess caters to the emerging market of older, affluent folks who are mostly looking for high-CBD products.
Oreo-ed between a Plaid Pantry and a sushi joint, this dispensary has more to offer than Google Street View suggests.
This house-turned-dispensary is Sellwood’s first and only pot shop. It’s also where you should bring your grandma.
Dark wood paneling and vaguely Texican knickknacks give the Green Sky budroom a bit of an Old West theme—which contrasts sharply with the modern lobby, MAX station, and the Alibi tiki lounge across the street.
The clean, bright Gräs boasts some of the lowest prices in town, including $6.25 for a gram of its bottom-shelf strains.
With a bare-bones waiting room that looks out to the shopping area through a glass door, this shop feels like the food-cart version of a medical dispensary.
This shop on Powell is the first Oregon cannabis shop with union employees, and its budtenders—the starting wage is $15 an hour—tend to be more attentive than others.
From rec-friendly smoking blends of dried non-cannabis herbs, to locally sourced herbal teas, to extremely potent medical-grade organic products, Home Grown has you covered.
Though the place is as bleak as the clientele can be—people looking for the most THC for the lowest price—it carries 85 strains, one of the largest selections in the city.
If you want Pinterest-worthy pot shopping, Jayne is your gal.
Situated next to the Bosnian soccer bar and the last-call sandwich shop, this friendly, feminine-vibed spot sells precious little glass and gadgetry, instead doing steady trade in pre-rolls packaged in a purple tubes.
Walking into the Southeast La Mota location—there are four statewide, including another Portland shop off Sandy Boulevard—I want to believe I’m either in The Matrix or from the future.
Think of Left Coast as the Costco of Cannabis.
MindRite focuses on procuring the best flower that money can buy for its patients, working with craft growers like Deschutes Growery, Illumination farms, KS providers, Family Trees and Welly Weed to bring strains you can’t find anywhere else.
You can add a stop at this convenient shop across from Fred Meyer to that long to-do list of errands on Hawthorne Boulevard.
In the outer Green Mile, in the shade of Mount Hood, sits a quiet dispensary that shares a parking lot with Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks.
With a check-in desk consisting of a chair, heater and employee on the front porch, the Mississippi Nectar location feels more like a classy old-school pub than a newly legal dispensary.
While New Vansterdam’s Portland location is relatively light on foot traffic, the airy, sunlit storeroom provides a welcome reprieve for the dispensary-starved citizens of our suburban sister.
This festive East Portland dispensary is smaller on the inside than its long, green-and-white storefront would suggest. But the specialty is half-gram, hand-stuffed joints that are plenty big—and significantly discounted when you buy three.
Oregon Grown’s vast selection includes sensual lube, jerky, infused bitters for adult beverages and edibles such as CBD taffy and Bud Brothers Apothecary tea.
Don’t come to Oregon’s Finest expecting a bargain—with tax, the best of the Clean Green Certified flower can run about $20 a gram–but these upscale shops offer some of the best flower in town.
Because it’s a home converted into a dispensary, Pakalolo feels discreet and comfortable, complete with the pug who sits in front of the lit fireplace.
This Rose City locale raises the ante on dispensary-gallery hybrids, boasting wide waiting-room walls stacked with original art, and more pieces in the sequestered shop floor.
Located on the Portland Marathon route squarely between downtown and the St. Johns Bridge, it’s not surprising that Portland Medicine Pot is a popular stop for the working class and nearby University of Portland students.
Known primarily for its huge selection of clones—and an unintimidating staff that can tell you how to grow them—Progressive Collective also has a three-tiered big board featuring more than 30 strains that run from $8.75 to $13.75 per gram after tax.
Pure Green is a solid middle-of-the-road dispensary—middle of the Mile, stylistically unmemorable, average budtenders. But 3 grams of Pineapple for $6 for an Easter special? That you remember.
Did you see Space Jam? Do you wish Space Jam was a dispensary? Well, check out Rip City Remedies, with its solid black walls and neon graffiti lettering.
Don’t hold the flaking blue paint on the outside of the building against this dispensary—the interior makes up for it.
With a fancy bike rack out front and only street parking available, this converted home is like a piece of inner Portland “all the way in Lents.”
Shango is a growing local chain that owes its popularity to its cradle-to-blaze philosophy: the retailer grows its own and provides customers with insanely detailed breakdowns of the chemical analysis and grow history of each strain.
Expect a record to be playing in Silver Stem’s budroom, which is stocked with a solid collection of vinyl. This small, intimate space is perfect for being friendly and chatting with the budtenders.
Technically a chain dispensary—there are five locations in Colorado, and more are apparently on the way in Las Vegas and Chicago—Sweet Leaf manages to feel right at home on 122nd Avenue, and sells doughnut- and bacon-shaped pipes in deference to its new home.
There’s Hawaiian-themed and then there’s HAWAIIAN-THEMED, and luckily this Northeast Portland dispensary went with the former.
On name, branding and lobby alone, this newish “medical” dispensary looks a bit gaudy. But once inside the gold-accented, dark wood-paneled product room, it becomes Gen X’s version of an upscale lodge.
Sandwiched between a bougie deli and the now-shuttered midday-only artisanal cookie bakery, Thurman Street is filled with local art—from the street, you might think it’s just an art gallery.
This large shop is the unofficial starting point of Sandy Boulevard’s Green Mile.
Uplift Botanicals is well-lit, and the staff is experienced enough to hash it up with insiders and patient enough to walk through newcomers. The bud is solid.
Just a few blocks from the 60th Avenue MAX stop, this chill little establishment houses some of the best vibes in the city.
Flanked by two glass-manufacturing companies, Vessel resembles a spotless Nordic pharmacy and caters to people who know their pot and will make a trip for good seed or concentrates.
Zion does well given its proximity to Portland State University. Just across the interstate from campus—and, perhaps more importantly, the Cheerful Tortoise karaoke dive—this unfussy shop caters to students and their visiting friends.