715 NE Broadway St. Portland OR 97232
You probably would not have set foot in it, had you known it was there in the first place. Your loss.
2610 NW Vaughn St. Portland OR 97210
Relatively inexpensive Mexican restaurant and bar in the upper NW warehouse district.
8868 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97220
Run down cash only tavern.
8325 SE McLoughlin Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Legendary strip club known for cheap steaks and alt dancers.
11915 North Center Ave Portland OR 97217
Sports bar off the beaten path with tons of ridiculously cheap specials running daily.
4620 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland OR 97215
Cheap, friendly unassuming dive with a rock steady juke and a diverse hodgepodge of patrons.
Ash Street Saloon
225 SW Ash St. Portland OR 97204
Downtown dive venue with incredible sound.
632 E Burnside St. Portland OR 97214
Nice dive on lower Burnside with a fantastic jukebox, patio, and colorful service.
1028 SE 12th Ave Portland OR 97214
Popular neighborhood bar that isn't exactly a basement.
Bear Paw Inn
3237 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland OR 97202
Portland's home for the hopeless, this little SE dive is a bizarre ride to bottom.
3357 SE Belmont St. Portland OR 97214
Much more than just your average sports bar. This place has a bit to offer for everyone. From karaoke and trivia to pool and pinball. round it out with 25 beers on tap and you've got a good bar.
10227 NE Sandy Blvd Portland OR 97220
Bar that serves steak on the way to the airport.
2216 NE MLK Blvd. Portland OR 97212
Friendly neighborhood bar on MLK with two-levels a plethora of pinball machines and a patio.
Blackwell's Grubsteak Grill
1815 NE 41st Ave. Portland OR 97212
Cash only dive in the Hollywood district.
2016 NE Sandy Blvd . Portland OR 97232
Small dive on Sandy with live Blues a few times a week.
2821 SE Stark St. Portland OR 97214
Nice dark little Stark gem.
Brooklyn Park Pub
3400 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland OR 97202
Neighborhood dive with a whiskey club.
Candlelight Restaurant & Lounge
Specifically: Cheap Drinks
7334 NE Glisan St. Portland OR 97213
Montavilla dive with cheap, stiff pours and a reputation for being just that (Not to be confused with the Candlelight downtown)
Claudia's Sports Pub & Grill
3006 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland OR 97214
Whether you want to play a game of pool or watch a game on the TV, Claudia's is a good bet.
Clinton Street Pub
2516 SE Clinton St. Portland OR 97202
Friendly little dive with a great juke.
1601 SW Morrison Portland OR 97205
Fortified island citadel of slovenly drunkenness, faithfully resisting the surrounding gentrification.
5827 E Burnside St. Portland OR 97215
East Burnside dive not really near anywhere else.
6707 SE Milwaukie Blvd, Portland OR 97202
Sellwood dive freshly scrubbed from it's previous incarnation (Pogo's).
2788 NW Thurman St Portland OR 97210
Relatively large but cozy bar on the outskirts of Nob Hill.
5305 SE Foster Rd. Portland OR 97206
South East Strip Bar for Everyone
Dilly's Bar & Grill
2002 SE Division St. Portland OR 97202
SE Clinton neighborhood dive.
Dockside Saloon & Restaurant
2047 NW Front Ave. Portland OR 97209
More of a blue collar lunch diner than a saloon, it opens in the wee hours, and closes even earlier.
2521 SE Clinton St. Portland OR 97202
An Original Portland Hipster Hangout
Driftwood Tavern (D's Bar)
6732 NE Sandy Blvd 97213
Sports bar brought to you by folks from the Mid-West.
5836 SE 92nd Ave Portland OR 97266
divey neighborhood bar in the corner of the universe: Lents.
7421 N Denver Ave Portland OR 97217
8218 North Lombard Portland OR 97217
You'll feel at home even if you're not a southerner.
Fremont Ridge Inn
5103 NE Fremont St. Portland OR 97213
Unassuming neighborhood dive.
George's Corner Sports Bar
5501 N Interstate Ave. Portland OR 97217
Friendly little Interstate dive with much raved about burgers.
609 1/2 SE Taylor St. Portland OR 97214
Small, hard to find bar with a huge personality.
Gladstone Street Pub
3737 SE Gladstone St. Portland OR 97202
One of the best places to play Cornhole in town!
Goose Hollow Inn
1927 SW Jefferson St Portland OR 97201
Nice neighborhood joint known for its Reuben and that Bud Clark's family still owns and operates it.
Greek Village Tavern
301 NW Murray Blvd Portland OR 97229
More of a bar than a Greek restaurant.
Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill
5421 N. Greeley Avenue Portland OR 97217
Neighborhood bar with it all. Sports, VJs, Live bands and Poker Nights,
2221 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland OR 97214
Spacious venue with friendly service.
3532 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202
Strip Club You Could Take Your Mom To
15 SE 28th Ave. Portland OR 97214
Old fashioned bar & grill with a sweet outdoor patio.
Hour Glass Pub
7401 NE Glisan St Portland OR 97213
Apparently where old drunks take their kids to teach them how to grow up just like them.
Interstate Bar & Grill
4234 N Interstate Ave. Portland OR 97217
N. Interstate dive easily mistaken for an automotive battery store.
8039 SE 17th Ave. Portland OR 97202
Divey charms abound (an increasingly more difficult find in Sellwood).
1332 NW 21st 97209
Great dive bar you'd find if you walked all the way to the end of NW 21st.
1340 SE 12th Ave. Portland OR 97214
Sports bar and dive in uber-hipster zone. Expect a very mixed crowd.
2809 NE Sandy Blvd. Or 97232
This place is your quintessential neighborhood bar. With 34 carefully chosen beers on tap and comfy leather chairs to recline In while watching the (insert sportsball team here) game, you'll never want to leave.
6903 SE Milwaukie Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Classic bar on the right, diner to the left, just as our grandparents liked 'em.
8303 N Denver Ave. Portland OR 97217
Unassuming run of the mill pub & grill in Kenton. Closes early.
6526 SE Foster Blvd. Portland OR 97206
Biker bar on Foster.
2958 NE Glisan St. 97232
Divey little box renowned for its frequent folksy, bluegrassy acts.
Lay Low Tavern
6015 SE Powell portland or
Lion's Eye Tavern
5919 SE 82nd Ave. Portland OR 97266
Stands-tall-with-fists, it should be called. Cleaned up dive, charming and friendly, withstands the bottom of the barrel pressures surrounding it on SE 82nd.
2136 SE Powell Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Little Powell Blvd. dive complete battered captains chairs.
4639 SE Woodstock Blvd Portland OR 97206
Iconic, freshly re-opened Woodstock dive.
18330 E Burnside 97233
1735 W Burnside St. Portland OR 97209
Sports bar in the loosest sense: games play on numerous TVs, Budweiser banners adorn, the day shift old-timers could care less; at night, TapouT bedecked youngsters from god knows hoot & holler.
8727 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97203
Offensively well lit, and mauve painted, neighborhood bar in St. Johns. You can almost smell the perm chemicals.
129 SW Broadway Portland OR 97205
Landmark downtown strip club (the first in Portland), leans toward a bygone burlesque as 3 generations of family work the bar & stage.
Maui's on Williams
3508 N Williams Ave. Portland OR 97227
Cheap & friendly aquamarine cinder block box adorned with Hawaiian imagery restores warmth on cold a day.
4501 NE Fremont St. Portland OR 97213
A pleasant change from the stuffy fuddy-duddy mode of Wilshire Beaumont, McPeets remains a perfectly capable and charming bar-bar.
Mock Crest Tavern
3435 N. Lombard Portland OR 97217
Bright, intimate blues bar in North Portland.
417 SE 80th Ave Portland OR 97215
Perhaps too divey even for the skater/rocker crowd at Roscoe's, Montavilla Station's respiteful down-market confines serve its purpose with unintentional perfection.
2305 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97217
Cash only North Portland dive. You have been warned.
Mt. Scott Pub
6001 SE 72nd Ave. Portland OR 97206
Mt. Scott neighborhood dive through and through, heavy on the regulars, with occasional adventuring kids.
My Father's Place
523 SE Grand Ave. Portland OR 97214
SE greasy spoon dive/diner serves two purposes: Liquoring up the morning crowd as quickly as possible, and warding off the hangovers/cocaine induced morning insomnia amongst PDX's scenesters.
Nick's Famous Coney Island
3746 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland OR 97214
Nite Hawk Cafe & Lounge
6423 N Interstate Ave. Portland OR 97217
Large North Portland dive delivers as it did in it's glorious smoke filled past, albeit with a shiny new surfaces that do little to mask it's true nature.
Nob Hill Bar & Grill
937 NW 23rd Ave. Portland OR 97210
"But the burgers...". What about'em? Completely ordinary. Still, as sustainable eateries and posh boutiques completely zone out the fun, it is good to know that this shithole stubbornly survives.
1730 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97217
Dumpy little ramshackle joint with stiff'n'affordable drinks, naturally attached to a Chinese restaurant. Regular rummies 'round the bar, naturally.
519 NW 21st Ave. Portland OR 97209
A completely regular old sorta sports bar, loosely golf themed, rarely busy.
6535 SE Foster Rd. Portland OR 97206
Large sized neighborhood bar that is typically never too busy with good humored service, and a unique "custom art" jukebox.
3100 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97232
12525 SE Powell Blvd. Portland OR 97236
The slow muttering daytime geriatrics transitions into the mile-a-minute prattling of the night time tweakers, and somewhere your brain explodes, gray matter found in the Airstream smoking trailer.
Pappy's Bar & Grill
1144 NE 82nd Ave Portland OR 97220
Evidently, having private locking bathrooms on 82nd creates a bit of a problem that rhymes with Seth. Still, the colorful regulars, surly staff, and lunch counter bar will make you smile.
7505 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97203
Surreal, woodsy, owl themed joint, with off-kilter regulars, and staff to boot, ergo, a must on any St. Johns crawl.
Pink Feather Restaurant & Lounge
14154 SE Division St. Portland OR 97236
If kitsch had volume, this one is turned up to 11. Family restaurant style dive serves up some of the stiffer drinks east of 82nd.
Pitiful Princess Gentleman's Club
12646 SE Division St. Portland OR 97218
A strip club with quite possibly the best name of the bunch.
18415 SE Division Gresham OR 97030
Under new ownership. We'll have to check it out.
5301 NE Portland Hwy Portland OR 97218
Out of the Way Rock Bar
Reel 'm Inn
2430 SE Division St Portland OR 97202
Long standing neighborhood dive known for its chicken and Jo-Jos and cheap prices.
7819 SW Capitol Hwy Portland OR 97219
SW dive open since 1939.
222 NW 4th Ave 97209
Go for the Food
11921 SE 22nd Ave Portland OR 97222
Pool hall and music venue with pinball, golden tee and daily shot specials located in Milwaukie.
1000 SE 12th Ave. Portland OR 97214
Funky, rambling, ramshackle bar with a kick-ass patio.
8105 SE Stark St. Portland OR 97215
Local dive turned beer-centric bar complete with "Meet the Brewer" nights
10555 SE Division St Portland OR 97266
Older regular crowd and loads of video crack.
1430 NE Sandy Blvd Portland OR 97232
Portland institution patronized by all walks of life. Cheap! Remodeled tastefully, think of Old hipster L.A....
1321 SW Washington St Portland OR 97205
Popular pre-Crystal Ballroom shows and post-Timbers matches bar known for its potent Jello shots.
4822 SE Division St. Portland OR 97206
Divey sports bar on SE Division.
Sextant Bar & Galley
4035 NE Marine Dr. Portland OR 97211
Divey little nautically themed bar, located (with sweet patio) right on the Columbia River.
7827 SW 35th Ave Portland OR 97219
Neighborhood bar with a Chicago sports theme and free peanuts on Thursdays.
Ship Ahoy Tavern
2889 SE Gladstone St Portland OR 97202
Though you can see the glory of the c-bar across the street, this bar is for those that prefer something a little more low key.
828 SE 34th Ave Portland OR 97214
A bar tucked away in the booming neighborhood of Belmont. Good food and a comfortable atmosphere make this bar a great spot to get away from the more bustling bars of belmont.
Silver Dollar Pizza
501 NW 21st Ave Portland OR 97209
Neighborhood Pizza and sports bar on NW 21st.
318 SW 3rd Ave Portland OR 97205
Portland's only all male strip club (after 10pm), catering to men. Women are welcome, but not exactly encouraged.
4523 NE 60th Ave. Portland OR 97218
8031 NW Skyline Blvd Portland OR 97229
Old-school bar on Skyline Drive with a huge outdoor space for horseshoes, BBQs and watching the sunset.
36 N Russell St Portland OR 97227
Family owned bar with decor from the 70's. Closes early.
Space Room Lounge and Genies Too
4800 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland OR 97215
Legendary upper Hawthorne bar known for its stiff drinks and awesome Portland murals. Diner attached (Genies Too) for some stiff drinks and yummy food.
4037 NE Cully Blvd. Portland OR 97213
Super friendly neighborhood dive, and quite possibly the cheapest drinks in town.
7944 SE Foster Rd Portland OR 97206
Suki's Bar & Grill
2401 SW 4th Ave. Portland OR 97201
Fantastic dive below a Travelodge, just across the 405 from PSU.
5903 N Lombard St Portland OR 97203
Cozy vegetarian pub in St John's.
Sweet Home Bar & Grill
2824 N. Lombard. Portland OR 97217
Tartan and Thistle
2105 SE Washington St. Milwaukie OR 97222
Scottish themed bar in Milwaukie with a Queer night on Wednesdays.
Tavern On Denver
8234 N Denver Ave Portland OR 97217
Ten Till One Tavern
4915 NE Fremont St Portland OR 97213
The bar portion of Stanich's.
10710 NW St Helens Road Portland OR 97231
Divey neighborhood bar just outside of Portland that serves chinese food, but isn't an Asian lounge.
3023 SE Milwaukie Blvd Portland OR 97202
Pre and Post-Aladdin shows bar. Or during an Aladdin show, if the opener sucks.
6605 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97206
Friendly Neighborhood Dive
421 SE Grand Ave. Portland OR 97214
As evidenced by it's name, the Lovecraft is a horror themed bar. It's also a tea shop by day?
1332 N Skidmore St, Portland OR 97217
Lounge attached to breakfast/Greek diner-type joint.
500 SE 8th Ave Portland OR 97214
Laid back, no-frills SE local that's as popular with the warehouse workers as it is with the inner SE cool kids.
14 NE 22nd Ave. Portland OR 97232
Big fucking deals, pinball, monthly photo booth contest. Come visit when you're sober and wish you weren't.
2622 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97214
It's not the $1.50 PBR that you want, it's the 1.50 PBR you deserve. Want to enjoy cheap drinks in a seedy paradise? The Vern is your place. The staff is great. Drinks are cheap.
Tired Feat Tavern
8431 SE 82nd Ave Portland OR 97206
Dive that may or may not still be structurally sound.
Tom's 39th St. Sports Pub
3871 SE Division Portland OR 97202
Low rent sports bar attached to an old man's diner.
Tony's Old Time Tavern
1955 W Burnside St Portland OR 97209
One of the diviest bars in NW, if you consider Joe's Cellar is in the same hood.
3805 SE 52nd Ave Portland OR 97206
Lower Foster Karaoke and Darts Paradise
3646 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97214
Popular Belmont bar known for stiff drinks and dart tournaments.
Twilight Cafe & Bar
1420 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202
SE diner with "attached" music venue hosting a wide variety of music.
5242 N Lombard St Portland OR 97203
Neighborhood bar that's popular with the U of Portland crowd.
1125 NE 82nd Ave Portland OR 97220
Dive bar within a Vietnamese restaurant.
820 SW 10th Ave Portland OR 97205
A Portland Institution
4052 NE 42nd Ave Portland OR 97213
Friendly cash only beer and wine bar.
8800 N Lombard St Portland OR 97203
Cheap Drinks and Eats
World Famous Kenton Club
2025 N Kilpatrick St. Portland OR 97217
Excellent NoPo dive with gruff but lovable service, colorful regulars, and frequent alt-country/rock acts.
223 SW Yamhill St Portland OR 97204
Graffiti Loved Downtown Dive
6820 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97213
Super Vietnamese dive, scattered array of regulars from scenesters to con artists to weathered boozers.
7004 N Catlin Ave Portland OR 97203
For Reals NoPo Neighborhood Bar
5819 SE Milwaukie Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Funky Milwaukie Bar
717 NW 16th Avenue Portland OR 97209
Awesomely cozy NW dive, unofficially the Radio Cab "lounge".