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.
8868 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97220
Run down cash only tavern.
4024 N. Interstate Ave. Portland OR 97227
Famed Portland tiki bar brimming with dark volcanic islandy charm. Located on the Max yellow line.
Ambonnay Champagne Bar
107 SE Washington Street Portland or 97214
Cozy hideaway wine bar features curated champagnes & sparkling wines in a romantic industrial space
626 SW Park Ave Portland OR 97205
Global wines, plus beer, cider & small plates are served in intimate digs with an on-site wine shop.
Blackwell's Grubsteak Grill
1815 NE 41st Ave. Portland OR 97212
Cash only dive in the Hollywood district.
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
Broadway Grill & Brewery
1700 NE Broadway Portland OR 97232
Totally unremarkable brewpub in the Lloyd district, easily missed, and even better avoided.
6835 SW Macadam Ave Portland OR 97219
Multi-roomed saloon with free live music most nights.
Cascade Smoking Lounge
9691 SE 82nd Ave. Portland OR 97204
Private club that allows cigars, and Nat Sherman type cigarettes to be smoked on the premises...with cocktail in hand. Suck it, legislators.
Cider Mill Lounge
6712 SW Capitol Highway Portland OR 97219
Sports bar with live music and trivia, featuring the area's last Fryer Tuck's chicken.
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.
Clay Pigeon Winery
815 SE Oak S Portland or 97214
Industrial-chic wine bar & tasting room spotlighting bottles & provisions made in Oregon.
1601 SW Morrison Portland OR 97205
Fortified island citadel of slovenly drunkenness, faithfully resisting the surrounding gentrification.
Concordia Ale House
3276 NE Killingsworth St. Portland OR 97211
Beer geek/family haven in Concordia
Corkscrew Wine Bar
1665 SE Bybee Blvd Portland or 97202
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.
2126 SW Halsey St Troutdale OR 97060
Popular McMenamins destination for live music and weddings. Two golf courses, several pubs, movie theater, a soaking pool, two restaurants and a hotel. Sheesh!
Fox & Hounds
217 NW 2nd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Laid back, aww-shucks bar with a primarily older gay clientele.
Garagiste Wine Bar
1225 N Killingsworth St portland or 97217
Hand-made wine produced in North Portland from Oregon grapes. Now served at GaragistePDX, the Overlook neighborhood's newest hangout. Wine/Food/Beer/Cake!
George's Corner Sports Bar
5501 N Interstate Ave. Portland OR 97217
Friendly little Interstate dive with much raved about burgers.
10350 SW Greenburg Rd Portland OR 97223
1001 SW Broadway Portland OR 97205
Elegant hotel bar and lounge with a great happy hour food menu. Now a full scale restaurant with tea service on Saturday's.
Hip Chicks Do Wine
4510 S.E. 23rd Ave. Portland or 97202
Oldest Urban Winery in Portland! Hole in the wall gem featuring local wines and a sit down tasting.
15 SE 28th Ave. Portland OR 97214
Old fashioned bar & grill with a sweet outdoor patio.
Horse Brass Pub
4534 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97215
If only exempted from the smoking ban, the Horse Brass is perhaps the best American representation of a British pub thus far.
Hutch on Holgate
4515 SE 41st St. Portland OR 97202
Alas, HoH is now closed.
Rustic sister bar of the Hutch Tavern, with a fanstatic mineshaft/cabin style basement.
4606 NE Glisan St. Portland OR 97213
Off the beaten path on 47th & Glisan, in it's confines you'll find off duty hospital staff, and a handful of relatively quiet regulars.
8039 SE 17th Ave. Portland OR 97202
Divey charms abound (an increasingly more difficult find in Sellwood).
1340 SE 12th Ave. Portland OR 97214
Sports bar and dive in uber-hipster zone. Expect a very mixed crowd.
Lay Low Tavern
6015 SE Powell portland or
Specifically: Day Shift
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.
2305 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97217
Cash only North Portland dive. You have been warned.
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.
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.
Oaks Bottom Public House
1621 SE Bybee Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Part of the Lompoc empire, this small, sleepy brewpub lulls you to complacency, perhaps a bit too much, before you realize: holy shit, Sellwood is a bit off the beaten path.
65 SW Yamhill St Portland OR 97204
"Irish" bar with good food and the largest wall of liquor in Portland.
455 NE 24th Ave Portland OR 97232
Wines sold by the glass or bottle with a focus on food compatibility, tastings, classes & events
Paley's Place Bistro & Bar
1204 NW 21st Ave, portland or 97209
Intimate, upscale spot for regional NW fare made from local ingredients in an elegant Victorian.
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.
412 NW 5th Ave Portland OR 97209
Red Star Tavern
503 SW Alder Street Portland OR 97214
Decent hotel bar with floor to ceiling windows and a huge whiskey selection.
7819 SW Capitol Hwy Portland OR 97219
SW dive open since 1939.
2165 West Burnside Portland OR 97210
Upscale steak house with a tiny lounge that serves amazing late night happy hour bites.
10555 SE Division St Portland OR 97266
Older regular crowd and loads of video crack.
Santa Fe Taqueria
831 NW 23rd Ave Portland OR 97210
Tiny bar attached to a popular Mexican restaurant on NW 23rd.
Seven Bridges Winery
2303 North Harding Ave Portland or 97227
Tiney PDX Urban Winery located next to a powerpoint and loading docks. Take the risk and see what all the fuss is about...beautufil red wine blends from WA. Nary a white wine in sight. $15 tasting fee. Check out www.portlandshortbus.com for Urban Wine Tours!
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.
3901 B N Williams Ave Portland OR 97227
Cozy New Old Lompoc tasting room adjacent to Fifth Quadrant. Free Peanuts.
Silver Dollar Pizza
501 NW 21st Ave Portland OR 97209
Neighborhood Pizza and sports bar on NW 21st.
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.
Sports Den (The Mark)
9900 SW Canyon Rd. Beaverton OR 97225
Cigar and sports bar in Beaverton.
Tavern On Denver
8234 N Denver Ave Portland OR 97217
4003 N Williams Portland or 97227
Fun wine bar from Southern Oregon planting their roots here in PDX. Live Music, wine club and tapas. Excellent service and snacks. Every Tuesday is Pizza and wine night.
3303 SE 20th Ave Portland or
Awesome hole in the wall urban wine bar located in the badlands off Powell. Wonderful german style wines and vinyl playing on the hi-fi. Rainer for you buds that want a different sipper.
7906 SE Stark St Portland OR 97215
Montivilla neighborhood bar with a variety of entertainment and a pledge to be the "local hangout."
The Old Shucking Room (Dan & Louis's)
208 SW Ankeny St. Portland OR 97204
Small all wooden lounge attached to Dan and Louis Oyster Bar, open since 1907!
1332 N Skidmore St, Portland OR 97217
Lounge attached to breakfast/Greek diner-type joint.
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.
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.
516 NW 9th Ave, Portland OR 97209
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.
Tugboat Brewing Company
711 SW Ankeny St Portland OR 97205
Portland's oldest downtown brewpub features unfiltered Belgian Strong Ales,a tiny interior and quite a diverse crowd.
2025 SE 7th Ave Portland or 97214
Funky little Urban Winery in the old House Spirits location. Two vintners and a local cidery reside here (Angel Vine, D'Anu, and Alter Ego Cider). Tastings are $10 per person and you can taste 5 wines. Consider taking a wine tour of all these fantastic urban wineries. www.portlandshortbus.com
1125 NE 82nd Ave Portland OR 97220
Dive bar within a Vietnamese restaurant.
820 SW 10th Ave Portland OR 97205
A Portland Institution
9920 NE Cascades Parkway Portland OR 97220
An airport hotel bar in the Cascade Station/Ikea mega-box complex.
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.
717 NW 16th Avenue Portland OR 97209
Awesomely cozy NW dive, unofficially the Radio Cab "lounge".