The Dump Truck, Portland

The Dump Truck, Portland - Address

Address: 1071 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

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Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About The Dump Truck, Portland

Overview of The Dump Truck

The Dump Truck is a place in Portland in the country of United States. The Dump Truck is easily missed on a visit to Portland.

The Dump Truck is not a popular tourist spot and visitors exploring prime attractions like Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, International Rose Test Garden, Washington Park, Lan Su Chinese Garden and Portland Japanese Garden. For more popular attractions visit things to do in Portland.

Most of the Portland tours skip a visit to this place, but you can create your customized plan if you wish to visit The Dump Truck.

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Getting around The Dump Truck, Portland

Public Transport : Bus

Suggested transit method is Bus from W Burnside & NW 10th. The distance between the points being 2.22 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 6 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 3.

Public Transport : Bus

The most preferred mode of transport is Bus from SW 11th & Alder. The transit will take around 7 minutes, covering a distance of 1.47 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 3.


Take a Taxi. The total distance will be 3.26 Kilometre costing USD 10 and the duration of the trip will be 5 minutes.


You can reach International Rose Test Garden on foot. The distance is 2.37 Kilometre and it will take around 28 minutes.

Public Transport : Tram

Best transit method is Tram. The distance is 3.44 Kilometre, costing around USD 3. The duration of the trip is 10 minutes.


Suggested transit method is Taxi. The distance between the points being 5.54 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 7 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 15.


The most preferred mode of transport is Towncar. The transit will take around 7 minutes, covering a distance of 5.54 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 11.


Walking is recommended. The distance is around 4.23 Kilometre and it will take around 51 minutes.

Public Transport : Bus

Take a Bus from SW 6th & Stark. The total distance will be 1.16 Kilometre costing USD 3 and the duration of the trip will be 4 minutes.


It is recommended to take Taxi which will cost you roughly USD 6, taking around 2 minutes. The distance between the two points is 1.35 Kilometre.


By walking for 15 minutes for a distance of 1.24 Kilometre.

The Dump Truck, Portland Reviews - Write a Review

  • Giving it a three star. Would love to give it a five. I have eaten at this truck several times and while the product has a chance to be outstanding all of the time, who you get serving you determines what you get on your plate. Today my dumplings are half the normal size and the dough is completely uncooked. As someone who bakes often, I know exactly what the texture of uncooked dough looks and tastes like. Total disappointment. I knew when I saw them something was wrong. You could still see the flour on the dumplings and they were way too matte colored-not the same as when cooked. But I walked back to work anyway, staring at them the whole time trying to work out what I received. Now, here I am choking these things down cause I am desperately hungry. Chewy, sticky, and flour-y in some spots. Thank god the filling is A+ (mushroom filling /curry potato). The guy initially said they couldn't serve anything and it would be a 25 minute wait, then when he asked what I wanted...I told him...and then he said he could do something in 10. That should have been a red flag. My guess he threw something together and the cooker/steamer wasn't ready. I think he must be new. The cabbage mix blend on the bottom was sparse and the dumplings were overly dressed with the Tahini sauce...not to mention the dumplings were inconsistent in shape and size. I think he was just trying to please but sometime you gotta say NO in order to turn out a quality product..that is actually cooked...for your paying customer. Have had other experiences with other food truck staff here who are so busy trying to make small talk that they aren't paying attention to your order and then serve you wrong dumplings or sauce. Some of the staff are fantastic and get it perfect every time. That is the experience to hold out for. The food here is worth it (when done correctly and well) but I should have walked this particular order back so that part is on me.

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  • Everyone at the truck was super nice and helpful. I got the sampler, two of each flavor. They were amazing! Even the cheeseburger ones I had low expectations for but tasted exactly like biting into a cheeseburger! Very delicious. I would absolutely go back again. Great prices too.

  • I have been making my dumplings for many years. My homemade dumplings are more juicy then theirs and more flavorful. their dumpling sauces are too thick. The cheese burger one is more tasty then the rest. and the cold vegs that they used, have they heard of Sesame peanut sauce? put some kind of sauce or dressing on them. $10 for 6 dumplings is way to much. If you want a excellent dumplings with lots flavors and homemade sauces, try Himalayan Dumplings & More, they going to be in Beaverton Night Market 7/22 5-10pm. That I call dumplings!!!

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  • I went today on my 30-minute lunch break, put my order in, and it usually never takes long which is why I come to this cart! A walking tour group strolled up, ordered a massive amount of dumplings, and my order, including everyone else after me, got scrapped. We all got skipped, and were not served before this group. I've never had that happen to me anywhere before. Always serve first come first served! It was so incredibly rude and not well taken care of. Asked for a refund, and sad to say- I won't be back. Not a proper way to do business.

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  • Good spot for a small bite or a full lunch of dumplings. The curry dumplings were insane, the texture and freshness of everything was perfect. I wish we had one of these in California!!

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