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Barley Mill Pub

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Bar, American, Pub
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1629 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3720
+1 503-231-1492
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing to special, just good Pub food, great service and the great array of McMenamin's brews . Try the Ruben.

Thank jim B
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187 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We are huge fans of McMenamin's.. we have stayed at a number of their hotels. So when we walked by this pub we had to stop in. Our waiter, Luke, should really find another job... maybe something not in customer service. He told us that to get his attention we should stick the menu off the end of our table.... More 

1 Thank CATHY A
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Went here for nearly lunch with wife was very slow at this time beer was pretty good actually and food was better than I expected only minor gripe made an order and asked for an item off my sandwich and waitress did not use pen and paper and messed it up, which is bothersome. Great peppercorn ranch here and the... More 

Thank Ashley n R
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had a great meal here during our recent visit to Portland. We loved the outdoor booth seating, it made it a lot nicer with the kids. The food was top notch and the service was great as well. We had a long drive post lunch so didn't get to sample the nice selection of beer, but we will be... More 

Thank barcb
Portland, Oregon
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

9 August party of 5 7:15 PM check no 0378879 Once upon a time some of the funky McMenamin's outlets in PDX had some well presented sandwiches to go with the good beers. Back in maybe 1980 when only the Hillsdale outlet formed the empire. BUt McMenamins has abandoned any concept of edible, much less good food. The decor is... More 

Thank JimmieMacPDX
Bainbridge Island WA
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212 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable and super friendly service. The food was similar to the other mcmenamins African peanut soup was very good. Nice music played. Not too loud for conversation. Beer cold and tasty.

Thank Kat&John
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

In general, I am not a fan of the McMenamins pubs/ restaurants. Their beer is fine, but the food and service is mediocre at best. Having said that, the Barley Mill was an unexpected and pleasant surprise! Located in southeast Portland, this cozy pub has a dizzying array of Grateful Dead memorabilia, which was fun for my husband and brother-in-law... More 

Thank PDXMary
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Good hard Apple cider and great admin Norman here. I've been here a couple times and always get good customer service even when it's packed. This is the first restaurant in the chain and is still rocking it as good as the rest. There's also some awesome pinball machines.

Thank MrRodgers911
Troy D, General Manager at Barley Mill Pub, responded to this review

Cheers & Thanks for stopping by. Appreciate the review and hope we'll see you again soon. We do have a 1/2 keg of blackberry cider in the walk-in that we'll be pouring soon. More 

Scio, Oregon
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Have been here one other time. Stopped by for a light dinner before a show. Standard quirky mcmenamins. Good food. Tried the hard cider, very light but pleasent.

Thank Holly W
Troy D, General Manager at Barley Mill Pub, responded to this review

Thanks again for your visits to McMenamins...hope we'll be seeing you soon. Appreciate the reviews and feedback. Troy with McMenamins More 

Pine, Colorado
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Visiting Portland for Thanksgiving and stopped by here for a late dinner. Great casual atmosphere, great music (Grateful Dead fans) and great food and drinks. The Wilbur’s Jumbo Deluxe and Reuben Kincaid sandwiches were big hits. Had a great waitress who recommended the tater tots! If we had been in Portland longer, we would have certainly visited this pub again!

Thank kansasgirl8337
Troy D, General Manager at Barley Mill Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in to the Barley Mill. Glad to hear your visit was a good one. Cheers More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-231-1492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?