Delivery & Catering



Yes, we can cater your next event! We'll show up in a cute truck and handle everything.

All catered truck events carry a $1,200 minimum. This covers a service period of 3 hours. All events extended beyond 3 hours will be charged an hourly rate of $250.

*A 20% service fee is added to all truck appearances.

Pay as you Go Option

Your guests cover the cost of their own food/drinks and if minimums are not met, the host is responsible for the difference between the sales and our minimums.

Schedule Catering

For smaller catering orders (15-100 bowls), we have partnered with ezCater which combines convenient online ordering and reliable delivery!

Order From ezCater


We're very proud of the many compliments we've received over the years.
In addition to the praise noted below, check out the positive reviews on Yelp.
  • "The long line of people I observed at this truck confirmed for me the fact that a simple, satisfying meal with grain, protein and terrific vegetables can be worth standing in line for." The New York Times • Read the full article
  • Voted "Best Lunch Cart in Portland" Willamette Week Readers Poll
  • Named "Best Lunch Cart" - "...Serves the best movable feast in town - and that's according to veg heads and meat lovers alike." Portland Monthly "The Best of the City,"
  • "My new favorite food cart, the Whole Bowl serves only one thing: a big, hearty bowl of tasty hippie stuff." The Portland Mercury • Read the full article
  • "A secret lemon and garlic "Tali" sauce (named by creator Tali Ovadia) has been attracting accolades since the early 2000s." • Read the full article
  • "The best and most rewarding experience I have had thus far on my voyage into Portland street food has been The Whole Bowl." Hot Off the Quill
  • "It’s the hot fudge sundae of lunch." Portland Tribune
  • "This tin shed serves up one thing (bowl of beans, rice topped with cheese, veggies, sour cream and the mysterious tali sauce) but they do it SO well. It's addictive I tell you! ADDICTIVE!" The Portland Mercury
  • "The 'bowl' is a comforting and healthful mix of brown rice, black and red beans, avocado, cilantro, olives, cheddar cheese, sour cream and cilantro. On the surface, that sounds like the inside of a burrito, but Tali's Special Sauce, a thick lemon garlic, ties all the disparate elements together and gives it an entirely different- and delicious- taste." The Northwest Examiner
  • "After experimenting for a summer, owner Tali Ovadia perfected her 'Tali sauce' and has been building local addictions in the Pearl ever since." Portland Tribune
  • "After 2 years on the wagon, Ovadia's special sauce has become The Whole Bowl's secret weapon. Even confirmed rice-haters adore the bowl, drenched as it is in the delicately spiced sauce- scientifically developed in Ovadia's test kitchens." The Portland Lunch Times