Multnomah Whiskey Library is a bar that is renowned for its amazing whiskey offerings. The ambiance here is classy and vintage with hues of golden and brown. Exposed brick, wooden furnishings, sumptuous leather couches and subtle lighting choices give the place an air of class. The bar boasts of one of the best collection of whiskeys in the city. Besides this, they also serve finely mixed cocktails as well as beers and wines. The food menu ranges from bar snacks to steaks, and is perfectly designed to complement the drinks. All in all, the bar is the ultimate haven for whiskey connoisseurs.
No one would blame you for mistaking the Belmont Station for beer heaven. This charming shop and cafe offers its customers a jaw-dropping selection of over 1200 bottled varieties of beer that are cared for in a manner that ensures absolute freshness and crisp taste. Adjoining the shop is a delightful little biercafe where people can meet over a pint of brew and explore the current brew selection with fellow beer lovers. The cafe serves up a rotating selection of 20 beers on tap alongside delicious Italian-inspired meals from The Italian Market. With such a well-curated and varied selection on offer, you are sure to find something that perfectly suits your taste as you explore new discoveries and indulge in old favorites. Keep an eye on the Belmont Station website and facebook page for updates on beer tastings and special events.
Sitting on the Columbia riverbank, Salty's on the Columbia definitely is not a fish out of water. The superb service and seafood equal the enchanting dining experience on the river. Besides their superb seasonal seafood fare, they are also known for their steaks and happy hours. Savor their sublime dishes in the romantic interiors or in their lovely deck. Live jazz music adds to the ambiance on weekend nights.
Dubbed as one of "The Best Clubs in America" in 2013 by Rolling Stone magazine, Doug Fir Lounge is the go to place for music lovers. Located within the Jupiter Hotel, the lounge showcases the talents of up and coming artists. A first class sound system boosts the performance energy, keeping the guests asking for more. Even on nights without concerts you can still sip on some classic drinks, relax in the comfortable surroundings and dine on delicious American dishes.
Lola's Room is a trendy nightclub located within the Crystal Ballroom in Burnside. Located within the McMenamis complex, the club is host to a variety of concerts and events including live music concerts and DJ nights with some of the best DJs on the party circuit spinning energetic tunes. On nights without live music, there is always a pool table and a variety of local beers and handmade drinks to keep you entertained.
Set in a contemporary industrial decor complete with leather-black paint, low lights and comfy booths, the White Owl Social Club is the Mecca for rock music. While the bar offers specialty cocktails, wine and craft beer from local breweries and wineries, the kitchen serves delish vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian fares. If you are a die-hard rock music enthusiast, you will definitely enjoy the music being played here. It's open till wee hours of the morning making it a great spot to stay put with friends on a weekend until you have had your fair share of music, food and potent drinks.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature bread sticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu-cakes, custards, and ice creams which are sure to win you over.
With dim lighting, dark green high chairs near the bar, polished, cozy wooden booths and Australia-themed decor, Outback Steakhouse emulates the atmosphere of the Australian Outback. Enjoy delicious steakhouse delicacies as well as a variety of appetizers, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. The family-friendly restaurants has several chains spread across the globe.
Fine linens and panoramic views of the Red Tail Golf Course (formerly Progress Downs) will provide you and your guests with a memorable dining experience. Executive chef Josh Murphy works with some of the finest meat cuts to deliver a succulent array of steaks. Seafood is another specialty, and the Northwestern inspired cooking is a delight. For a business lunch, enjoy one of the delicious homemade soups or Penne Pasta Pesto. For a romantic dinner, enjoy an appetizer followed by the Fire Roasted Prawns. An extensive wine menu is available. For a more casual feel, dine in the intimate lounge, which features its own special menu and the same great views. Groups are well accommodated and the restaurant offers great facilities for private functions. It opens from 11:30a between Monday to Friday, at noon on Saturday and at 10a onwards on Sunday.
High beams, wood tones and lots of stairs contribute to a genuine lodge feel at this pub. Although on the pricey side for pub fare, the food is plentiful. You will have a hard time finishing a basic hamburger. Check out the different varieties of French fries and scrumptious desserts guaranteed to tantalize your taste bubs. A seasonal grill and beer garden are located outdoors. Stop in for happy hour for economically priced food and drink specials. If you don't mind the smoke, check out the "den," where smoking is allowed and lottery games and billiards are available. The Raccoon Den also features Big Screens & Video Poker.
After more than a decade since it opened, Greek Village Tavern is still drawing customers. Perhaps it is the casual, unassuming environment. Customers can even purchase a piece of ceiling tile and post ads, photos or anything they like. Pool is available, as well as an assortment of lottery and arcade games. A full bar will fulfill your thirst. Try the ridiculously cheap pub fare, including everything from clam strip appetizers to gyros. There are plenty of sandwiches, burgers, seafood and Mexican food available as well.