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Top bar recommendations from locals

Thai Restaurant
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“Must Try! Creative Thai street food like fish-sauce wings & unique beverages served at a small, modern spot.”
  • 350 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Well worth the drive and into Portland. Great atmosphere and service with big portions and great drinks. We love going there for breakfast!”
  • 228 locals recommend
Bar
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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!”
  • 215 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Fab Portland style Mexican place with great food and drinks. Worth the wait!”
  • 197 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“This is a delightful spot that offers authentic Indian street food and cuisine. Funky vibe with Bollywood hits playing in the background. Def try the Thumbs Up cola in the bottle! ”
  • 170 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Super cool ambiance that combines Atomic and Cabin design cues. Great spot to kick back and relax or listen to live music ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Perfect for brunch after yoga. Vegan-friendly and gluten-free-friendly options abound in this homey vintage atmosphere. This place gets a pretty serious line but it moves quickly and is worth the wait. ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“sustainably-harvested sushi restaurant with an excellent happy hour selection”
  • 97 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is one of our standard favorite go-to's in the neighborhood. It has wonderful brunch, lunch, dinner and there's a bar in the back as well. The food is always fresh, delicious and reasonably priced.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Originally opened in 1948 and renovated in 2006, the historic Academy Theater lies in the heart of Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood, offering 3 screens of cinematic selections at discount ticket prices. The Academy programs a variety of “second-run” movies ranging from mainstream to independent, with “classic” repertory films, family-friendly movies and afternoon matinees showing every day. Our concessions counter serves Flying Pie pizza by the slice, along with other neighborhood food options and traditional movie theater concessions, including regional beer and wine.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“cozy spot for happy hour with a creative dinner menu and another spot for great cocktails”
  • 94 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Very fun bar with great cocktails and tasty food that’s family-friendly during the day and happenin’ during the evenings. Oh, and it’s all vegan. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Fabulous brunch spot with food for everyone. Be prepared to stand in line (or beat the crowd and go early!). ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a hearty, northwest restaurant with a great brunch and a solid dinner. Oysters on the half. Cocktails. Nuff said. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Even Guy Fieri haters (this place was featured on Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives) will enjoy the wings.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“fantastic place for an upscale dinner. They have their own butcher shop onsite, so it’s a pretty meat-centric menu, but everything here is incredible. Go for lunch from the counter for a more casual experience. Either way, you can’t go wrong”
  • 87 locals recommend