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For almost a century and a quarter this watering hole has been making every day "Turkey Day" in Downtown. Established in 1879, the bar is said to be Portland's oldest. The heavy, dark-wood tables are reminiscent of an Old World tavern. The menu has also expanded, but turkey is still the main attraction. Cooked up every way imaginable, Thanksgiving dinner is never out of season here. Full bar service is available. Do not forget to pick up a few interesting T-Shirts and memorabilia from the venue before leaving.
The basement of the early 20th-century Rialto Pool Room has been transformed to house this space of entertainment, The Jack London Bar. Walls embellished in beautiful artworks surround cozy couches, making it a perfect venue to unwind while relishing on food and drinks. The food served here is prepared in the authentic Oregon flair. Do try out their specialty cocktails, which are creative concoctions with refreshing tastes. Events ranging from story narrations, live music, dance lessons and even lecture series are hosted here. The book signing events and story telling have been conducted by renowned names such as Bernie Hafeli, Benjamin Dewey and others. Check the website for schedule of events. Walk in with your group of friends and choose your cozy spot.
This bar's huge red neon sign beckons as you stroll down Fourth Avenue, and there is no sin in surrendering to its promise of a good game of billiards and a frosty mug of beer. This is how pool halls were meant to be; smoky and lurid, with acres of tables and a little off-track betting downstairs. Rialto Poolroom, Bar and Cafe has a full bar and a delectable menu that offers everything from appetizers to full dinners. Try a meat-free veggie burger. Pool table rates vary depending on the time.
The corner location of this place is good for the morning line. Try going early to beat the rush or the sleep-in crowd that approaches at noon or later. Once you finally get your food, you will know why Bijou Cafe is packed. The muffins are good with coffee for breakfast while the salads are a solid choice for lunch. Delighting diners since 1978, the food is affordable and is fresh. The ingredients used are procured from local farmers. The atmosphere is bright with large windows that open up the place. Fridays are the time for some live jazz music. Don't miss the spot when in town.
This legendary Portland eatery is one of those rare establishments that just about screams authenticity despite a decor that would spell kitsch anywhere else. Neon road signs illuminate vintage motorcycles and an eclectic clientele gathered around the bar at Kelly's Olympian. Breakfast is served all day alongside simple and delicious bar food, while the drinks selection highlights an amazing variety of draft beers and cocktails. Live performances by local and touring bands are hosted alongside DJ nights at Kelly's Olympian, attracting a varied clientele despite the bar's obvious leaning towards all things associated with motorcycles bikers. Lively, cool and vibrant to the core, Kelly's Olympian remains a mainstay of the grittier side of Portland nightlife scene.
You will enjoy rich, refreshing microbrews at this lively brewery. The friendly and often crowded brewpub has pool tables, offers brewery tours and has live entertainment. In addition, you can munch on yummy appetizers and try out some cheap handcrafted ales from Monday to Friday in the pool room and bar area. The major ales are the Specialty Dark and the White Ale with a hint of citrus. The extensive menu boasts everything from Chipotle Chicken Quesadilla to Fish and Chips. There is a separate children's menu too, with kids' favorites like Buttered Noodles, Grilled Cheese Burgers and Lil' Chicken Tenders. Book some space for your next gathering. Daily from 11am.
This eatery inside the Fifth Avenue Suites Hotel spans an entire block and attracts a primarily Generation X clientele, although all walks of life frequent it. Good, family-style American food is the theme here. Chef Kyle Rourke prepares salmon, duck, crab, pork and oysters with imagination. The menu includes many meat dishes that have been grilled, fired in the oven, smoked or roasted on the spit, but even the vegetarian is well accommodated. Sample the Oak-Roasted Vegetables with Caramelized Garlic and Sweet Potato Hash. A full bar with specialty whiskey cocktails is offered.
The lower floor of Portland's very first theater, The New Market Theater is home to the upscale nightlife joint The Rose bar | lounge. Brick walls surrounding contemporary styled furniture, with dim lighting covering this place in a warm glow, creates an elegant ambiance. Choose from their list of creative concoctions, beers and wine, while you take a break from all that dancing. Depending on season, this bar and lounge opens its doors from 4p on selected Saturdays. Contact the management for details before visiting.