There are dozens of great Portland guides out there, for dining, cocktails, shopping, tourist attractions and more. Here are some of our favorites. We’ll let you google the others on your own.
HOLIDAY REMINDER: Thursday, July 4, is a holiday. Please check with these establishments for holiday hours and closures. Portland July 4th events.
Bars & Restaurants
The best tiki bar in America. But we probably don't need to tell you that. Hale Pele will be closed for Tiki Kon events on Thursday, July 4, and opening late on Sunday, July 7. Just a 23 minute walk from the DoubleTree.
Tiki Kon Weekend Hours:
- Thu 7/4: closed for private party
- Fri 7/5: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
- Sat 7/6: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
- Sun 7/7: 6:00 PM - Midnight
- Check their social media feeds for late-breaking changes
Opened in 1947, the Alibi is one of the oldest surviving original tiki bars in the country. It's wonderful and divey and large, with a solid food and drinks program and an excellent brunch. Karaoke in the back dining room after 9pm and for weekend brunch, but you can barely hear it at the front bar. Just a 25 minute ride on MAX light rail, or 8 minutes by car.
Burnt Bridge is our favorite Portland area winery, and not just because they’ve been Tiki Kon volunteers and sponsors for nearly a decade. Their award-winning wines are the perfect intersection of quality and value. Visit the tasting room for a flight or a glass, and sign up for their wine club. Class Cooking specializes in small group hands-on gourmet cooking classes, and also offers event planning and catering services. 15 minutes by car from the DoubleTree, depending on traffic conditions.
Not so much a tiki spot, but still some of the best rum based cocktails in the city, with a chill vibe. 20 minute walk from the DoubleTree.
Old-school steakhouse offers hearty prime rib carved tableside, cocktails & comfy red-velvet booths. The lounge is a dark mid-century treat, with nightly live jazz. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
Hawaiian casual dining with great food and a decent beer and cocktail selection. 26 minute walk from the DoubleTree.
A vast menu of vintage cocktails, expertly made. 11 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
The West Coast's premiere classic arcade, with a full bar and snack bar style food offerings. The bar has a Wargames theme, complete with a replica NORAD command center and WOPR. 10 minutes by light rail from the DoubleTree, on the Green Line.
An intimate basement watering hole with the feel of an old train car, serving oysters, assorted gourmet bites & a menu of creative house cocktails. Usually a wait to get in, but worth it. 20 minutes by light rail from the DoubleTree.
Housed in an old locksmith building, this retro-style bar features comfort fare & classic cocktails. 9 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
Smoked meats and vacation drinks! The new Thai barbecue joint in town is getting rave reviews for the food and the Tiki drinks. 7 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
International fare in modern, tropical interiors with plants & local art in the Jupiter NEXT Hotel. 15 minute walk from the DoubleTree.
Happening spot for creative cocktails and elevated bar food with a midcentury vibe. Near Vintage Pink and House of Vintage in the Hawthorne district. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
Bamboo-centric nursery, studio and wood shop. The studio is full of tropical treasures and art, and the grounds are expansive and beautiful to wander through. Don't miss the 3-story bamboo tree house. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree, or 30 minutes by light rail. Less than one block from Portland’s famous 30’ tall Paul Bunyan Statue.
Specializing in mid-century modern furniture, art, lighting and decor for over a decade in Portland, OR. Always with an eye for design, we seek out MCM, industrial, mission, Hollywood Regency, retro and unique artifacts from all eras and styles. Look for Sputnik Housewares at Vintage Pink! 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.
Huge emporium featuring dozens of vendors selling antiques, vintage clothing, jewelry & housewares. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.