Bailey's Taproom scores over all other pubs in town despite its lack of happy hours and food, simply due to the sheer fun and pleasure that it provides to its patrons. Amidst a comfortable environment full of cheerful banter and board games, are served large mugs of beer from a selection of 24 on tap. The beer ranges from labels like Wheat Wacker, Acclimator, Oyster Stout, My Bloody Valentine, Project 48 and Grand Cru. Various events are organized and partying becomes a grand affair here. Do drop in and discover the magic that lies within.
Don't come to Apex for dinner. Don't come for themed nights. Now that the initial rules are set, come to here for beer. Not just a beer, but just about every beer. The beer list is so long that one needs cheat sheets to decipher the best choice. Cyclists love this place. There's plenty of bike parking and a great outdoor patio for socializing and, well, drinking beer. The staff is friendly and the crowd always has a great time. Some may consider APEX a tourist attraction. If hunger strikes, go just across the wall to a restaurant that has great food.
Inspired by barbecues, picnics and other classic American eats typically enjoyed outside, The Fireside brings you a contemporary menu of wood-fired delights that will bring to mind fond memories of campfires and family picnics. Using locally-sourced produce, the menu offers delectable, gourmet dishes like salmon with fava beans, snap peas, and grilled lettuce with aged balsamic vinegar, and charred lamb riblets with pickled blueberry preserves. There are also a wide variety of craft cocktails to sample as you enjoy your meal by the fire. So drop in with a friend and enjoy an interesting conversation or befriend other like-minded gastronomes over farm-fresh food.
Bula Kava House is a chic bar known for its distinctive beverage list. This bar offers juices of the fresh Kava plant which is found in the South Pacific region and holds medicinal value. In addition to the variety of kava preparations, this bar offers a range of fresh fruit juices. In case you feel hungry, Bula Kava House pampers your taste buds with the enticing Hawaiian flavors. The interiors of this spacious bar are adorned with classic Hawaiian artifacts and have a casual ambiance. Its cozy interiors are complemented with their friendly service and is a great spot to grab some refreshments on a warm afternoon with your friends. Besides, you can even buy the Kava products from here.
Swing by My Father's Place if you are looking for a relaxed evening. This dive bar is popular for serving an array of beverages to accompany you for the night at pocket-friendly rates. You can choose from their signature cocktails or opt for your favorite wines and other spirits seen on their beverage list. In case you feel hungry, My Father's Place offers a delectable American menu that is prepared with fresh and fine quality ingredients. The bar never has a dull moment with its peppy jukebox music, several arcade and board games that take care of your recreation. All in all, you are sure to have a great time when here.
Perhaps one of the best loved bars in Portland, Crush literally has something for everyone. Events held here tickle the senses of all who enter with little left to restrictions and inhibitions. Cocktails are imaginative and feature liquors you won't find anywhere else in town. Delectable food options are also on offer to satiate your appetite after an evening of top-notch Burlesque shows. Often called gay-friendly, this bar is everyone-friendly, with a helpful and knowledgeable staff. Check out the outdoor patio or explore the art-clad interiors.
This vintage video game and pinball arcade is a trip through time– you will find a black lit wonderland of 80s video games that still costs a single quarter. DJs or bands entertain on most nights, with a small cover charge on band nights. Climb the ornate staircase to the largest collection of pinball machines in the area or try out iconic games like Mortal Kombat II and Pac-Man.
Housed inside the iconic confines of the Roseland Theater, Peter's Room offers a more intimate stage setting for concert bands. This sub-theater is located in the basement of the original Roseland Theater, consists of a fully-stocked bar and offers reasonably-priced bar eats such as meatball subs, burgers, nachos and chips. Admission is typically on a first come, first serve basis, so head here early to find a spot closer to the stage. Occasionally, Peter's Room at Roseland will also stream live ongoing concerts from the Roseland Theater stage for patrons who have settled at the bar.
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.
Enjoy a few drinks at the Sante Bar friends over the weekend or after work. They offer creative cocktails, beer, and wine which can be complemented with light snacks or finger foods. On a few evenings, they also have live music performances by various local artists. Patrons usually praise the bar for the friendly staff.
This dive bar has a full bar, lottery games, jukebox and darts to keep you entertained. A hole-in-the wall, this spot is popular for locals looking for a fun night out and inexpensive drinks. The ambiance is laid-back and trendy, with graffiti on the wall and crazy artwork.