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.
Bars & Restaurants
The best tiki bar in America. Just a 23 minute walk or a short Uber/Lyft from the DoubleTree.
Due to all the Tiki Kon events and holiday weekend, Hale Pele will have irregular hours over the weekend.
Thursday 6/29 - CLOSED
Friday 6/30 - Regular hours
Saturday 7/1 - Regular hours
Sunday 7/2 - Open 5-Midnight
Monday 7/3 - CLOSED
Tuesday 7/4 - CLOSED
Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, 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. 75th anniversary commemorative merchandise available. Nightly karaoke in the back dining room after 9pm, but you can barely hear it at the front bar. Just a 25 minute ride on MAX light rail, or 8 minutes by car.
TIKI KON SPECIAL: Show your wristband at the Alibi during Tiki Kon weekend for access to the secret menu for Tiki Kon guests only. $8 Cocktails: Mai Tai, Jungle Bird, Viscous Virgin, Pina Colada slushy, Strawberry Daiquiri slushy. $8 Bar Snacks: Teriyaki Chicken, Kahluha Pork, Hawaiian Meatballs, Mochiko Chicken, Alibi Noodles. More info »
One of our favorite nearby spots is Cliff's PDX, opened by Hale Pele alumnus Sierra and her husband Josh in late 2019. Cliff's serves elevated pub food and craft cocktails to rival some of the best spots in town. Visit the website for current hours and menu. For Tiki Kon weekend, they'll be featuring a selection of special Plantation Rum cocktails, with Sierra behind the bar every night. Available for dine-in, or give them a call for reservations, take-out, and limited delivery.
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, 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.
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.