Neighborhood Ideas

On your visit to Lan Su Chinese Garden, enjoy one these experiences in the neighborhood to enrich your tour for your students.

Lunch or Tea options

Local Chinese Restaurants – These restaurants have hosted classes:

  • Golden Horse Restaurant - 238 NW 4th Avenue - 503.228.1688
  • House of Louie Restaurant - 331 NW Davis Street - 503.228.9898
  • Red Robe Teahouse & Cafe - 310 NW Davis Street - 503.227.8855 

Tea

  • The Tao of Tea in Lan Su Chinese Garden (maximum 25 people total) Contact: Evonne Tang, Manager - 503.224.8455
  • Red Robe Teahouse & Cafe (some restrictions on group size) - 310 NW Davis Street - 503.227.8855

Nearby parks for eating sack lunches

  • Waterfront Park (two blocks east of Lan Su)
  • NW Park Blocks – No covered area (five blocks west of Lan Su)

Other Old Town Chinatown experiences

  • Neighborhood Historical Bronze Plaque Walking Tour (available to be emailed with confirmation materials)
  • Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center - 121 NW 2nd Avenue - www.oregonnikkei.org
  • Mercy Corps Action Center – exhibits and programs for middle & high school - 28 SW 1st Avenue - www.mercycorps/action-center

Other ideas in Downtown Portland 

Pair your visit with:

  • Portland Art Museum - Asian Collection - www.portlandartmuseum.org
  • Portland Japanese Garden - Compare and contrast two Asian gardens and cultures - www.japanesegarden.com
  • Oregon Historical Society – Opening January 2016, "Coming to America: The American Chinese Experience" - www.ohs.org