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Bars that serve stiff drink in Portland

715 Inn
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.

Ash Street Saloon
225 SW Ash St. Portland OR 97204
Downtown dive venue with incredible sound.

B-Side Tavern
632 E Burnside St. Portland OR 97214
Nice dive on lower Burnside with a fantastic jukebox, patio, and colorful service.

Basement Pub
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.

Belmont Inn
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.

BOG (Bar of the Gods)
4801 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland OR 97215
The Gods are happy that this is their bar.

Cheers Northwest
1502 NW 19th Ave. Portland OR 97209
Formerly known as an "Old man's bar," Cheers is now apparently marketing itself as a gastro pub.

Chopsticks Express
3390 NE Sandy Blvd Portland OR 97214
Portland's most beloved karaoke bar for the not so serious would be crooner. Condo onslaught forced a recent move from the old 2651 E Burnside location.

Club 21
2035 NE Glisan St. Portland OR 97232
Classic Portland dive/rocker green room. The gnome hut exterior boasts of currently unavailable "Steaks for Your Enjoyment."

Conquistador Lounge
2045 SE Belmont St. Portland OR 97214
Southeast sister to the venerable Matador.

Delta Cafe
4607 SE Woodstock Blvd. Portland OR 97206
Southern fare turned up to 11

Eagle Portland
835 N Lombard St Portland OR 97217
Bear bar! 'Nuff said.

Falco's Pub
9950 SE Stark St. Portland OR 97216
Pudding shots!

Foggy Notion
3416 N Lombard St. Portland OR 97217
Relax by Day, Party by Night

Gator's
6605 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97206
Friendly Neighborhood Dive

Hungry Tiger
207 SE 12th Ave Portland OR 97214
This staple portland bar war had new life breathed into it when new owners took over. It has since somehow been made considerably better than its predecessor and has become one of the best vegan/vegetarian friendly bar/restaurants in Portland.

Katie O'Brien's
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.

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.

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.

Northside Lounge
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.

Papa-Son's Bar
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.

Penguin Pub & Eatery
8117 SE 17th Ave Portland OR 97202
Historic little antarctic themed joined is about the best thing the far reaches of Sellwood has going for it.

Perch Tavern
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.

Scooter McQuade's
1321 SW Washington St Portland OR 97205
Popular pre-Crystal Ballroom shows and post-Timbers matches bar known for its potent Jello shots.

Side Street
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.

Space Room
4800 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland OR 97215
Legendary upper Hawthorne bar known for its stiff drinks and awesome Portland murals.

Spirits
4037 NE Cully Blvd. Portland OR 97213
Super friendly neighborhood dive, and quite possibly the cheapest drinks in town.

Star Bar
639 SE Morrison St. Portland OR 97214
Comfortable, casual inner Southeast bar with a great happy hour.

Thatcher's
7906 SE Stark St Portland OR 97215
Montivilla neighborhood bar with a variety of entertainment and a pledge to be the "local hangout."

The Vern
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.

Triple Nickel
3646 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97214
Popular Belmont bar known for stiff drinks and dart tournaments.

Utopia Lounge
1125 NE 82nd Ave Portland OR 97220
Dive bar within a Vietnamese restaurant.

Virginia Cafe
820 SW 10th Ave Portland OR 97205
A Portland Institution

Yen Ha
6820 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97213
Super Vietnamese dive, scattered array of regulars from scenesters to con artists to weathered boozers.

Yes & No
20 NW 3rd Ave Portland OR 97209
Downtown Hardwood Haven

Yur's
717 NW 16th Avenue Portland OR 97209
Awesomely cozy NW dive, unofficially the Radio Cab "lounge".