We are Now open at our new location on Powell Blvd.

PSU: At the corner of Park & Montgomery during the school year September-June

Keller Fountain: SW 4th and Market June-September

Hood River: Event Site Dock, Portway Avenue May-September

Portland's favorite downtown Island BBQ food cart since 2007 specializes in delicious Hawaiian food plate lunches



Grilled Chicken

  • Teriyaki*
  • BBQ Teriyaki
  • Garlic Honey*
  • Spicy Korean
  • Spicy Teriyaki

Shredded/Braised Chicken

  • Garlic Ginger*
  • BBQ


  • Traditional Kalua*
  • BBQ Kalua
  • Lemon Ginger


Grilled Beef 

  • Teriyaki Steak
  • Teriyaki Short Ribs
  • Korean Style Short Ribs
  • Salt and Pepper Ribs

Add a side

-     Sautéed Veggies in House Sauces*

-     Grilled Teriyaki Pineapple

-     Grilled Teriyaki Tofu

-     Mixed Greens w/ Cabbage, Carrots & Sesame Ginger Dressing


Yakisoba Noodles w/ Veggies ADD: Tofu and/or Shrimp



*Indicates a TLG Classic

All TLG can be prepared Gluten Free 

Best Island Style BBQ Food in Portland OR

The Local Grind Hawaiian Style Bento
The Local Grind Hawaiian Style Bento