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Tugboat Brewing Company

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Address: 711 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97205-3703
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+1 503-226-2508
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Thu 16:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00

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Great Pub!!

This is now my favorite pub - great atmosphere and great beer - the bartender was very nice and attentive

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
emes9
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Menlo Park, California
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Portland, Oregon
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last stop on a 4 brewery beer crawl. The crowd was thin for late on a Friday. Probably because they were out most of their beer options. Should a brew pub every run out!!!! NOT..I was quite disappointed.

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Tampere, Finland
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565 reviews
227 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weird place. 3 of their own brews on tap, 11 guest taps and 2 ciders. Their own beers weren’t that great but the guy behind the bar was friendly and funny. People seemed to have nice time there. There was quite a contrast when we came from too crowded and loud Bailey’s across the street here.

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Thank Jan R
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This venue was more than perfect for the taste we were searching for on a Saturday night in downtown Portland. Coming from Albuquerque, New Mexico, we're used to the nitty gritty but also a fan of well produced craft brews. The atmosphere and honesty did it for me and we were able to play a well round of cards whilst... More 

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Thank Kendra C
New York City
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94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice local place. I tried the Chernobyl Stout and also the Chernobyl IPA, both excellent. Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Yoritomo
Austin, Texas
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221 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The beer was good, too! We walked by here twice wanting to go in, but it doesn't open til 4 PM. The third time was the charm and we got to enjoy all the quirks this bar has to offer. My words don't do it justice, just look at photos. The servers were also quirky but knowledgeable and friendly. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a small place on a less desirable block of the Pearl District. We walked here after some oysters nearby and almost changed our mind when we got here. The door is black, the windows are dark and the buildings on the same block are sketchy. We went in anyway, and are so glad we did!!! Linsel was the... More 

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Thank Bryan102787
Menlo Park, California
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is now my favorite pub - great atmosphere and great beer - the bartender was very nice and attentive

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Thank emes9
ottawa canada
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354 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Kind of your typical local beer place. The place has a huge selection of games and activities. Little hipster feel to it. We had a large table, played some Jenga, enjoy the atmosphere for a while. Nice place to hang out with some friends and relax.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for happy hour beers. Got a table by the game shelf. Played one round of battleship and drank a house pale ale. Then switched to another game called quarto - enjoyed a different house ale. Asked for recommendations for dinner and were directed to 3 local places as opyions. Chose to go to lardo. Very Friendly staff. Able... More 

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Thank Peter K
Scottsdale, Arizona
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194 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Drove up to Portland after a long hike in Silver Falls. This was walking distance to hotel had ok reviews, here we go. The beers were fine, hummus had way too much peanut butter, the potstickers did hit the spot. Very interesting decor. Tables could be bussed more often, glasses were beginning to pile up.

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Thank Mark C

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