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.
Joy Cinema and Pub is a charming vintage-style theater has several screens for your viewing pleasure and features the latest in movies. For a more enjoyable experience, you can sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand, while those above 21 can even grab a craft beer, wine or hard cider. Joy Cinema and Pub also has a grab-and-go menu that features cheap movie hall eats such as pizzas, nachos and their signature hot dog. This 400-seat theater features 3D movies as well, and rents out space for private screenings and presentations. Watch out for exciting discounts like One Dollar Mondays.
Reed Lobster is a seafood lover's dream come true. Offering a variety of some of the freshest seafood, the restaurant is a perfect place to go to for a family meal. You can try out their shrimp stuffed salmon, clam chowder and other New England-style seafood delicacies. The menu also includes soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. The LightHouse Menu for the calorie conscious and the special menu for kids ensures that there is something here for everyone.
McMenamins John Barleycorns is a place offering good food and great brews. If you are looking for a spot where you can enjoy reasonably-priced beers and food that is filling and delicious, McMenamins John Barleycorns is the place to be. Some of the must-try dishes here are smoked cubano, baked mac & cheese, tots, West African Rice Bow, Hogs Head Salmon Sandwich and something from their meaty burger menu. The beer selection is very impressive here, if you are arriving with friends go for their pitchers; highly cost-effective and top-notch on taste.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Known for their signature bread sticks and hearty, homemade salads and soups, the restaurant also serves more exotic options like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. Sip on some wine from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks which will balance out the flavors of your meal perfectly. The cozy ambiance makes this a perfect venue for dinner out with the family.