Nightlife in Portland

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Nightlife in Portland

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What travellers are saying

  • Expat655
    Moscow, Moscow City, Russia59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wish I could give six stars! We stopped by for a quick tasting and ended up staying a while. The tastings were catered to our individual preferences and all our many questions patiently answered. The Pinot noir was amazing - they have 4 different ones to try as well as white, rose and sparkling. Shame it was our last night. You can also buy bottles to take away at a discount.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • Ljsw05
    144 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of our most favorite tastings ever. Helped us understand French wine. Stunning experience with comparing Oregon to French wines. Oysters were amazing. Cheese plate quite lovely.
    Genius to have this connected to Sentinel hotel. Rejoined the wine club.
    Written 11 August 2023
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  • rebelee
    St. Petersburg, FL167 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved the entire concept and the self-guided tours. You can actually still imagine it being a school. Free theater (if you are staying) and soaking tub were added bonuses. Food and drink were great. Quaint neighborhood. Felt like we got a taste of Portland’s quirky side without having to leave the hotel.
    Written 27 July 2023
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  • Yuri S
    Portland, OR143 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good beer here. Good location with parking. Nice snacks. If you want to visit a brewery, consider this one.
    Written 11 August 2019
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  • amelle G
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best app to visit the town and the best new places to be ! Excellent service and vip experience . I have never seen such a nice app
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • RSNN
    Portland, OR6,303 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have a Mcmenamins passport and I needed just one more activity stamp to get a $20 gift card. There was a listing for a free lecture At the Mission Theater that sounded very interesting that just happened to qualify for an activity passport stamp. It was a Sunday and they also had an afternoon matinee of the Sci-Fi film “Flash Gordon”. Yeah, the one that Queen provided the soundtrack for. And they It screened that at 3 PM and for only $2 for Adults and kids.
    So I went to the Mission Theater that day. What a deal!

    The Mission Theater is an old looking brick building. It has a balcony in a semicircle shape that looks down on the stage that has a screen behind it. The seats in the balcony are comfortable and there are places you can place your food and drink.

    The bar is below the balcony at the bar where you can buy a wide range of McMenamins drinks. Beer, cider, and cocktails. I was drinking the seasonal cider Blackberry cider. It is very tasty and makes for a nice change from beer. You can also buy food and snacks, but it is rather limited. Typical movie snack type items. Popcorn of course being one of them. And for me the always tempting comfort food– PIZZA.

    A representative from Oregon MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) introduced the Paranormal Pub lecture mentioning that they are sponsored by MUFON and McMenamins. And that they cover a wide range of topics. Like UFOs, Extraterrestrials, Ghosts, ESP, Bigfoot and various other unexplained phenomenon. The Paranormal Pub is help once a month at the Mission Theater.

    The lecture for tonight was Women & Spirituality: Paganism. The speaker was Montana Jordan, a freelance writer, occult specialist, parapsychological researcher, and independent consultant. She covered the basic branches of paganism. And the difference between them. Fascinating and enlightening. I saw several people sitting down at the front of the audience taking notes. And the question and answer discussion at the very end was even more interesting to listen to as it was much more in depth.

    I quite enjoyed this paranormal pub activity they have at the Mission Theater. And even more so the excellent McMenamins drinks. Well, any excuse for a couple pints is a good excuse as far as I’m concerned. And it’s always so much more interesting when you have stimulating conversation to go with your drinks
    Written 31 August 2018
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  • Kurt S
    Seattle, WA7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a great experience tasting and sampling from the cheese plate. If I had to do it again, I'd skip the non-pinot noir tasting list and stick to the good stuff. Very engaging staff and wonderful atmosphere.
    Written 10 September 2019
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  • vicki
    Boston, MA1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely must visit when you’re in the PDX area. Great show and the queens were hilarious. Definitely will return and support local queens.
    Written 28 October 2021
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  • Italophilia
    San Francisco, CA46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good food. My son loved the dates wrapped in bacon. Outdoor seating was not ideal on a busy street but all indoor seating were taken.
    Written 8 August 2019
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  • Dan W
    Portland, OR1,988 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    BarBar is still our place even through the pandemic. The outdoor patio is superb; covered, a film on the big screen and several fire pits and overhead heaters for chilly evenings. Besides the great classic burger, the onion rings are about the best I’ve had. The BTA (bacon, tomato and arugula is a great item as well
    Written 18 January 2021
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  • RSNN
    Portland, OR6,303 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a joy being able to see Beats Antique at the Crystal ballroom. Always a pleasure and the highlight of my year if I can make it to their concert here.They put on some wild and awesome dance routines mixing belly dance with various other influences along with the music the band plays.

    You can drink and watch the show from up in the balcony. You can stand down on the floor in the over 21 area and watch the chow closer up with your drink. Or you can go to the all ages side and try to get as close to the stage as you can. This is what I always end up doing after I've had a couple great McMenamins drinks to get primes and ready to embrace the music and show.

    The decor of the Crystal Ballroom is amazing. you have round murals of people dancing and musicians playing. There are two impressive chandeliers hanging from the ceiling It is like a music palace beyond compare. Nothing like it anywhere. It is such an icon. It is truly an amazing venue for life music.
    Written 15 May 2019
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  • Renelle S
    North Conway, NH43 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I’ve been to many comedy clubs/shows, including NYC and I must say that I really loved this venue. It seemed intimate and all the staff I encountered were very friendly and helpful. It was a seamless check-in process. I just so happened to be visiting Portland when my favorite comic was going to be there. The menu isn’t extensive and there could be some more offerings, but I didn’t go there hungry, but was happy that it was a 2-item minimum and not just a 2-drink minimum like most clubs. If I’m ever in the area again, I would consider returning.
    Written 14 September 2022
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  • beerwriter
    Indian Harbour Beach, FL1,539 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This brewpub, one of the earlier beer venues in the city known as "Beervana", will close forever at the end of August, 2017. It's a small, quiet, even contemplative bar better suited for a beer with a book than a rowdy evening. Prices are low, especially for the food. Visit for the history and for a Chernobyl Stout, one of the first examples of the Russian Imperial Stout beer style brewed in the U.S.
    Written 30 July 2017
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  • The Monarch
    Parkland, WA2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is going to be my new favorite way to go to the movies. Online tickets were a little frustrating, the website isn’t put together that well but it didn’t take away from the fun experience we had. You can also buy tickets in person. Ticket prices are average, the same as a regular theater. Drinks were a little spendy, around $15 each but at least they were strong! We didn’t order food but it was on the slightly higher pricing side. Popcorn was normal priced, they use real butter so it’s a little different than movie theater popcorn. They’ll show you to your seats, give you menus and come back about 10-15 minutes later. Plus you can order timed drinks or foods so we got our second round about an hour and a half in. If you want drinks or food before hand they have a bar/lounge. If you want a drink as it starts, get there early. We arrived right on time and got our first round about 30 min into the movie (it was a 3 hour movie though). Also a plus if you don’t like crowds or kids, 21+ only. It’s a lot like having someone wait on you in a better version of your living room. The place itself looks amazing and is comfortable and classy.
    Written 31 December 2022
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  • Brad Chisholm
    Los Angeles, CA25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Why drag your tired butt around Oregon when you can try all sorts of terrific glasses in one place, along with some good food? This is not a pretentious wine bar, when we were there they had a five wine tasting for $10. By L.A. standards that is beyond cheap and you don't have some sommelier with a nose ring hovering over you. The food is good, more homey than wine-bar-y. Grilled ham and cheese, home-made pea soup, excellent fries. I'd be in here every day if we lived here.
    Written 27 November 2023
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