1125 Southwest Stark Street Portland, OR 97205 +1 503 227 5887
This contemporary establishment opened its doors in 1979 and is Portland's oldest licensed gay/lesbian bar. The management believes in a sense of community and a common place to hang out. Though catering primarily to a gay clientele, people of all orientations are welcome to have a good time here. Enjoy local microbrews from Bridgeport and other breweries or order a cocktail, glass of wine or hard cider. There's also a small food menu to go with your spirits. Try lasagna or pasta salad from the bar menu. Billiards, lottery games and darts are available. Check website for upcoming events and more.
You can still have an affordable meal in the city courtesy this downtown deli. Try a mouth-watering French dip and throw in a cup of steaming soup. Choose from a large selection of salads, such as the mushroom and artichoke salad. Those with hearty appetites will also find the large choice in sandwiches, enticing. Wines are a specialty with a selection that has a city-wide acclaim. The globe-trotting list has stunning variety and includes a number of hard to find labels. Finish your meal with the selection of delicious desserts. A variety of beverages including coffee, beer, wine and soda, are available. This casual, family-owned, gourmet Italian cafe has been pleasing the Portland palate for more than two decades. Consider the restaurant's catering services for your next event.
932 Southwest Third Avenue Southwest 3rd and Salmon Portland, OR 97204 +1 503 227 6185
Your troubles will melt away when you escape to this lively Downtown Portland club. Start with a drink from the 30-foot, full-service antique bar and then move onto the variety of items on the menu. Order the spicy Thai Chicken Wrap or the tasty Monte Cristo. Local media often give the place rave reviews validating its popularity among the locals. And after dinner, get ready to get down, with tunes which depending on the night, include everything from 1980s hits to disco music. Sports lovers can catch a game or two, while the place is also rented out for banquets and parties.
309 Southwest Montgomery Street Portland, OR 97201 +1 503 220 1865
McCormick & Schmick's Harborside at the Marina, is a part of a popular restaurant chain which has its franchises throughout the country. And just like all the other locations, this restaurant offers you plenty of dining options in seafood and steaks, prepared from locally sourced ingredients. Located close to the Riverplace Marina, you can enjoy the most succulent oysters, lobster crab cakes and fillet medallion, which are scrumptious and appeasing to the tastebuds. The bar is as famous as the restaurant as it offers an extensive wine list to complement your meal. The taproom next to the restaurant offers Full Sail draft beers on tap, paired with an amazing range of small plate delicacies. Visit the bar during happy hours to get discounts on beers and bar food.
2165 West Burnside Street Portland, OR 97210 +1 503 223 1513
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.
212 Southwest Stark Street Portland, OR 97204 +1 503 464 1122
With the aim of addressing the stark absence of quality restaurants offering home-style food, chef and owner Lisa Schroeder has taken the experience gained at the likes of Le Cirque to create wonderfully fresh, bistro-style food in the light and airy ambiance of this old Irish bank building. Breakfast and lunch menus offer an excellent array of Northwestern specialties prepared to the highest standards. There is more variation in the dinner menu; enjoy everything from salads to pot roast and vegetable couscous. The excellent wine list offers choices by the bottle or glass. The restaurant interiors sport an excellent play of natural light with huge windows and soft white curtains creating an airy and cozy atmosphere. Ornate chandeliers add to the charm. The bar has a slightly more refined atmosphere with brick exposed walls and vivid decor creating an elegant vibe. With the food consistently garnering critical acclaim, it's no wonder that Mother's has become one of the city's favorites.
1945 Southeast Water Avenue Portland, OR 97214 +1 503 797 4000
This museum offers halls dedicated to earth science, life science, computers, chemistry, traveling exhibits and hands-on exhibits, a planetarium, the Omnimax Theater, a submarine to tour, a motion simulator ride and a cafe. Enjoy the palatial digs on the Willamette River. The museum, through its various games and interactive displays, offers an opportunity to exercise the grey cells and leave with more knowledge and information. Buy a full museum package, which includes admission to the exhibits, the Omnimax and a sub tour at a reasonable price.
225 Southwest Ash Street Portland, OR 97204 +1 503 226 0430
One of the city's premier spot for live bands and concert, Ash Street Saloon has remained a popular fixture in the city. Schedules bring to the stage a number of great bands and artists therefore packing the place on most days of the week. But whats more is that there is also room for a more than decent meal too. At Ash Street Saloon you can grab a burger or an inexpensive full breakfast without resorting to fast food or enjoy a downright cheap eight-ounce steak dinner with all the trimmings. The dim lights and neon relaxes you into the evenings and you can even dine outdoors with buddies when the weather is nice.
401 Southwest 12th Avenue Southwest Stark Portland, OR 97205 +1 503 226 1419
For more than 100 years, Jake's has been serving favorites like shellfish, steaks and cedar-plank salmon. This Portland landmark, often described as a must visit, draws locals as well as tourists all year round. It can get crowded, so get a reservation. A little boisterous at times, it is a fun night spot and the atmosphere is the only advertising necessary. The full bar has a television. Make sure to sit street side when the rain goes away.
An extension of the popular eatery, Gruner, and situated right beside it, KASK has some fantastic cocktails and microbrews to offer you. The cocktails are handcrafted concoctions, making optimum use of a few simple ingredients that are responsible for a burst of flavor. The Scotch Bird, Heaven's Kickback and Bootstrap Buck don't just sound interesting; they are a treat to your taste buds, too. Some tasty treats from the Gruner kitchen are available at specific times.
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