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Top bar recommendations from locals

Thai Restaurant
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“Pok Pok is known for their fish sauce wings - they have multiple locations in Portland and all of them serve wings”
  • 348 locals recommend
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“You can catch a movie in the gym while you enjoy a meal and drinks! The school is amazingly restored and has several bars and restaurants in it as well as a swimming pool. ”
  • 355 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Amazing Brunch. As seen on TV. They open at 9am on the weekends, get there at 8:45 am or else you will be waiting an hour or more! The food is so yummy!”
  • 226 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Great, eclectic music venue. You'll see a wide variety of musicians here and probably have a pretty great time!”
  • 268 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“ One of the best breakfast/brunch/dinner spots in the neighborhood and an easy 15min walk. There is almost always a wait but it's quick... walk around the hood while your table awaits.”
  • 261 locals recommend
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“One of the first theaters in the country to offer dining with your movie, you can order a beer and a meal to enjoy while you watch your movie here. The Bagdad is utterly unique!”
  • 218 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Everyone’s favorite place to get tacos in Portland! Warning: there will be a long line to get in! ”
  • 192 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“A local favorite. Small outpost drawing crowds for tacos & other Mexican basics made with a nod to sustainability. Margaritas here are fantastic.”
  • 199 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great food, and an even better atmosphere and spectacular views. Upscale spot with prices to match. ”
  • 157 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brewery and pub serving delicious pub food and a vast list of locally made craft beer. Another great patio, and busy bar. Located about 3 miles west.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Lounge
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“A favorite for local and touring bands. Great space, at the Jupiter Hotel. ”
  • 156 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Delicious Indian street food. The food is amazing and not your traditional Indian. ”
  • 169 locals recommend
Bar
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“The best Portland people-watching in the Alberta Arts District and delicious food. Order at the bar and admire tattoos. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Toro Bravo is a Spanish restaurant in NE Portland, Oregon created by restaurateur chef John Gorham. The menu of pintxos, tapas, charcuteria, and raciones changes daily based on seasonal variations, local farmers' produce, and the kitchen crew's inspiration, incorporating elements of modern technique and unexpected flavors into classic Spanish cuisine. The beverage program focuses on both the Pacific Northwest and Spain with wine, beer, imaginative cocktails and a large selection of sherry. The open dining room of wood and industrial accents and Sangria Red walls helps create the lively and vibrant atmosphere that has secured Toro Bravo as one of Portland’s favorite restaurants since opening in 2007. In 2013, Gorham released The Toro Bravo Cookbook brimming with irreverent stories and nearly one hundred recipes, which has since been venerated by chefs, home cooks, and national media alike.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious local bistro serving French breakfast with an impressive selection of pastries, baked goods, and desserts. They are very popular for brunch, so get there early or expect a wait. (The Meurette Benedict is a personal favorite of ours!) Located about 2.5 miles west in the heart of the Alberta Arts District”
  • 147 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“Peruvian food, Pisco Sours - great location in the Pearl. A bit noisy and worth the price.”
  • 96 locals recommend