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.
Great entertainers such as Marvin Gaye, James Brown and the Grateful Dead have performed in this historic ballroom that is now owned by the McMenamin Brothers. Three on-site bars—including a popular nightclub, Ringlers - will satiate your hunger and thirst. It is worth a visit just to behold the local landmark's ornate chandeliers, picturesque windows and a 7500-square -foot (696.7728 square meters) dance floor that floats on ball-bearings.
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.
This intimate steakhouse has been a local favorite since 1944. Perched at the west end of Burnside Street, it runs parallel to the city's nightlife. Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail in the full-service bar before moving to the dining room, where you will enjoy a memorable, candlelit evening. You cannot go wrong with the tender USDA prime ribs or any of their fine meat cuts for that matter. The selection of seafood are another specialty on the menu that should not be missed. The multiple award-winning wine selection is highly evolved and offers some delightful pairing options. Seasonal wine flights are also available for wine lovers. Wrap things up with the irresistible New York Style Cheesecake or choose from the other sinful desserts on offer. The dining room has a cozy vibe with rugged brick exposed walls and subtle lighting creating an intimate atmosphere. A great place for quiet dinners and private celebrations alike, Ringside counts itself among one of the city's finest steakhouses.
Among the many restaurants in the Nob Hill area, this may be the only authentic Mexican one of the bunch. The delicacies served here are prepared based on traditional recipes, which the owner learned from his mother. The fresh, deli-style food includes the usual burritos, tacos and nachos. One of the best items at Santa Fe Tacqueria is the taco salad, which comes with or without meat. Try a corn quesadilla, typically made with flour tortillas. There is also a full bar where you will find margaritas and a good selection of micro brews.
High above the city, Chart House promises the best dine-with-a-view experience in town. The tables are layered for unobstructed scenes through huge floor-to-roof windows. Although expensive, it is like nothing else in town. Though not very extensive, the menu has some really tasty delicacies on it. Seafood preparations dominate the list with most dishes being experimental. Exotic drinks are available from the full bar, which includes its award winning wines. Large tables, booths and smaller tables suit all size groups. Valet service is offered.
Opening at 11a daily, Meriwether provides wholesome American meals to diners who enjoy the pleasant breeze in its patio. Pretty flowers in bright colors dot the garden and uplift the mood as one digs into preparations like Huevos rancheros, wild shrimp risotto and pork sausage pizza. The venue is casual and easy-going with an attentive wait staff who look after all the needs of the diners. The beautiful location and decor woo the diners who always return for the flavorful food. The bar offers a happy hour menu alongside regular drinks at attractive prices.
Nestled in Portland's Northwest neighborhood, North 45 gives its patrons a tour around the globe while seated in one place. Established by two travel-loving friends who were influenced by their excursions, created this bar, that they love to call an 'upscale travel pub'. Alcohol lovers have an extensive range to choose from: cocktails, 100 whiskey brands, cognac, bourbons, beers, brandy and a seasonally changing wine list. They offer a tantalizing menu of mussels, salads, chicken wings, beef sliders and burgers to feast on.