529 NW 23rd Ave Portland OR 97210
Fancy Farm to Table Cuisine
2610 NW Vaughn St. Portland OR 97210
Relatively inexpensive Mexican restaurant and bar in the upper NW warehouse district.
303 SW 12th Ave. Portland OR 97205
1314 NW Glisan St. Portland OR 97209
Peruvian food served up with tasty Pisco Sours, live jazz nightly.
Barrel Room Rockin' Show Bar
105 NW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Dueling piano bar in the heart of the amateur nightclub zone.
250 NW 13th Ave. Portland OR 97209
Famous Bruce Carey restaurant with a separate lounge that's popular with those folks with $.
Specifically: Industrial badlands
2621 N.W. 30th Ave Portland or 97210
Awesome Urban Winery located in NW industrial badlands. Don't let the terrain fool you, check out this little spot and taste some great wines from husband and wife due Athena and Stuart Boedecker. $15 tasting fee. Check out Portland Short Bus for Wine Tours! portlandshortbus.com
16900 NW Saint Helens Rd Portland OR 97231
Strip club outside of Portland on highway 30
1313 NW Marshall St. Portland OR 97209
Bridgeport's sterile flagship brewpub in the Pearl.
1338 NW Hoyt St Portland OR 97209
Pearl District lounge/sports bar with a VIP loft area.
Casey's Nightclub & Lounge
610 NW Couch St. Portland OR 97209
Casual gay lounge in Old Town
1331 SW Washington St. Portland OR 97205
Perfect pre-Crystal or post ART mainstay.
219 NW Davis St. Portland OR 97209
On a scale of 1-10, 1 being there may be some gays holding hands here, and 10 being you will definitely see naked gay boys, this is an 11.
1730 SW Taylor St. Portland OR 97205
Sports bar just a stone's throw from Jeld-Wen. Too bad they named themselves after baseball, since baseball left our fair city.
1601 SW Morrison Portland OR 97205
Fortified island citadel of slovenly drunkenness, faithfully resisting the surrounding gentrification.
2788 NW Thurman St Portland OR 97210
Relatively large but cozy bar on the outskirts of Nob Hill.
1332 W Burnside St. Portland OR 97205
Even if you hate'em, the McBros have a great downtown music venue.
208 NW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Best and longest running Drag show in town.
35 NW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Meat market for suburban set, located in the heart of the date rape district.
34 NW 3rd Ave Portland OR 97209
Rock/urban cowboy themed bar is neither a tavern nor a rock bar, teeming with suburban 20 somethings eager to swap DNA and exotic diseases.
East Chinatown Lounge
322 NW Everett St. Portland OR 97209
Upscale bar with DJs nearly nightly.
110 NW Broadway Portland OR 97209
Queer-ish Dance Club
Fox & Hounds
217 NW 2nd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Laid back, aww-shucks bar with a primarily older gay clientele.
511 NW Couch St. Portland OR 97209
Play every arcade game under the sun with a beer or cocktail in hand after 5pm.
Hamlet Cocktail Bar
232 NW 12th Ave Portland OR 97209
Tucked away little bar that specializes in ham sandwiches and sherry.
Harvey's Comedy Club
436 NW 6th Ave Portland OR 97209
Portland's oldest and entirely painful comedy club is marketed primarily by auto-dialers offering you 12 free tickets. Thank a clueless friend, you get what you pay for.
10 NW 12th Ave Portland OR 97209
120 NW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Tends towards a mostly gay clientele, far classier than the bump'n'grind meat markets of Vaseline Alley.
Jake's Famous Crawfish
401 SW 12th Ave. Portland OR 97205
100+ year old landmark extents an excellent happy hour to the mostly corporate/tourist set.
107 NW Couch St. Portland OR 97209
Kell's Brew Pub
210 NW 21st Ave Portland OR 97209
According to the OLCC filing, Kell's Irish is opening up a brew pub at this address. Not currently open.
112 SW 2nd Ave Portland OR 97204
Perfect for when you and 300 other amateur hour weekend warriors simply must have an authentically Americanized Irish bar experience...
2021 SW Morrison St. Portland OR 97205
Sports bar with tons of rooms next to Jeld-Wen.
1011 NW 16th Ave. 97209
Dark, tiny little crepe restaurant/bar, fulfills the PDX requirement for quirky irreverence. Open late for a post drinking session snack, or PBR nightcap.
Life of Riley Tavern
300 NW 10th Ave. Portland OR 97209
Not so much a dive, but as far as down to earthiness in the Pearl, the closest thing you will get aside from the Low Brow.
Low Brow Lounge
1036 NW Hoyt St Portland OR 97209
A dive island in an ocean of chi-chi codified boxes, the Low Brow is welcome respite. Expect double the surliness.
Lucky Labrador Beer Hall
1945 NW Quimby St. Portland OR 97209
Crunchy, dog-friendly brew pub.
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.
1967 W Burnside St. Portland OR 97209
Frequented by homeless alcoholics, punks, D list celebrities, and slumming suburbanites, the Matador sets the bar by which all other Portland dives are measured.
2050 SW Morrison St. Portland OR 97205
Completely ordinary Mexican restaurant/bar with no real discerning qualities, other than the clientele's perplexed stares at Ella St. Social Club patrons across the st.
1624 NW Glisan St. Portland OR 97209
McMovie theater with balcony seating, $3 movies, and other frequent events.
612 NW 21st Ave. Portland OR 97209
Muu-Muus is quite possibly the best of the alphabet blocks: inventive comfort food & excellent atmosphere with just enough edge to scare away the amateurs.
New Old Lompoc
1616 NW 23rd Ave. Portland OR 97210
'Tis a brewpub designed for drinkers first, beer geeks second, with amiable yet edgy service and sporting a fantastic outdoor patio for smokers.
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.
Old Town Pizza
226 NW Davis St Portland OR 97209
On Deck Sports Bar & Grill
910 NW 14th Ave Portland OR 97029
Rooftop Pearl District sports bar (meaning, too damn clean) that has most packages, and an expansive rooftop patio.
11830 Kerr Pkwy Lake Oswego OR 97035
412 NW 5th Ave Portland OR 97209
Pope House Bourbon Lounge
2075 NW Glisan Portland OR 97209
At some point, it had to happen: A bourbon cocktail focused and derby themed bar would open in a NW Victorian home, and yes, bourbon flights are available.
Pyramid Ale House
2730 NW 31st Ave Portland OR 97210
222 NW 4th Ave 97209
Go for the Food
1223 SW Stark St Portland OR 97205
McMenamins pub in a tiny three floored flatiron building.
2165 West Burnside Portland OR 97210
Upscale steak house with a tiny lounge that serves amazing late night happy hour bites.
Rogue Ales Public House
1339 NW Flanders St Portland OR 97209
Relatively basic brewpub and distillery - an ultimate destination for traveling beer geeks. Go on your birthday and get a free t-shirt!
10 NW 6th Ave. Portland OR 97209
1300 person capacity live music venue in the heart of downtown.
Santa Fe Taqueria
831 NW 23rd Ave Portland OR 97210
Tiny bar attached to a popular Mexican restaurant on NW 23rd.
1125 SW Stark St Portland OR 97205
Since 1979 Scandals is one of Portland oldest continuously gay owned and operated bars in Portland.
1105 NW Lovejoy St Portland OR 97209
Organic sustainable Chinese restaurant with a gluten-free menu (gluten free Chinese?!) located predictably in the Pearl.
2112 NW Kearney St Portland OR 97210
Upscale Italian restaurant with a huge bar in NW.
Silver Dollar Pizza II
19 NW 5th Portland or 97209
Kind of a sports bar sans many sports fans, awkwardly fitting into it's place just up the street from landmark mainstays.
Sky Club at Ankeny's Well
50 SW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97204
Captain Ankeny's serves as the pre-func/food court green room in the venue blocks of Old Town.
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.
2110 NW Raleigh St Portland OR 97210
Expatriate like bar in NW...excellent juices and ambiance..if you like that sorta thing. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 8am-3pm
317 NW Broadway portland or 97209
Gay bar, with karaoke through the week, and drag brunch on the weekends. Their Annex bar has pool table. $3 cover Fri & Sat after 9:30pm
8029 SE Stark St 97215
From their website: "Please note that an izakaya is a place for adult relaxation and socializing. We do not allow children in our establishment." Score!
1015 NW Everett St 97209
Schmancy, beautiful cocktail lounge in the Pearl that specializes in every detail of a perfectly crafted cocktail.
1309 NW Hoyt St Portland OR 97209
Nice Old-school Pearl District restaurant with a large bar area and porch/street seating. Perfect for scenesters on First Thursday.
The Ram's Head
2282 NW Hoyt St Portland OR 97210
Yet another McMenamin's. This time on NW 23rd Ave.
1425 NW Glisan St Portland OR 97209
two story part bar, part restaurant, tucked into industrial badlands in NW.
19 SW 2nd Aeve Portland OR 97204
18 NW 3rd Ave Portland OR 97209
Tiny little future chic turned hipsta-matic irony trailer. Always lovely 20 somethings, always good tunes spinning.
2112 NW Hoyt St. Portland Or 97210
Private booth karaoke parlor, beer/wine/sake only.
Whiskey Bar & Lounge
31 NW 1st Ave Portland OR 97209
Old Town Dance Club
717 NW 16th Avenue Portland OR 97209
Awesomely cozy NW dive, unofficially the Radio Cab "lounge".