10 Best Bars near Providence Park, Home of the Portland Timbers

Providence Park formally know as Jeld-Wen is located in south west downtown Portland, Oregon and is surrounded by great places to eat and drink. Providence Park is home to the Portland Timbers and several other professional sports teams. When going to the game there are lots of places to hang out at before or after the games and we have created a list of the 10 best bars near Providence Park. We made sure that all of the bars we included are not too far away, all on the west side and they all serve food. Uno mas Taquize has only been open a few short months but has already proven itself as an incredible bar with cheap food and killer drinks. The Multnomah Whiskey Lounge will blow your mind with their extensive whiskey selection. Bartini makes the list because they have over 100 different types of martinis to choose from, so even if you are out with the pickiest person you know they will be happy. Then there is the Driftwood Room that looks like it came out of a set of Mad Men, because it has been a Portland staple since the 1950's. Bitter End is a lesser known bar, but you will leave in love with their food and the bartender will know you by name. We hope you can make time to visit all of these bars, because they are all gratifying. 


Cultural District

Polished woods and subtle colors enliven this restaurant, set in an historic building. An open kitchen provides a glimpse of efficient, almost choreographed preparation, led by the chef, an expert in Northwest cuisine. The food is as inventive and delicious as you'd imagine, and the bar area is a popular destination for patrons who want to mingle and drink in the upscale ambience. Regional and continental wines are available by the glass and bottle, and a fantastic beer menu features American and European (especially Belgian) brews. You can also sample the restaurant's great cuisine while you hang out at the bar.

Alphabet District

With a hint of British authenticity and friendliness, this intimate pub is a great choice for an evening out. The ambiance isn't overbearing, and patrons feel just as comfortable chatting quietly or leafing through a magazine as they do downing pints and discussing the merits of favored rugby teams. You'll find a small but good selection of draft beers, along with a menu of pub food that's satisfying when you find yourself craving sustenance. They have all the McMenamin favorites plus options like coconut crusted Mahi Mahi. If you're not in the mood to deal with hordes of rowdy patrons, Ram's Head makes for a good alternative.

Blue Moon Tavern & Grill

Reborn and rebuilt following a devastating fire, this pub recaptures the flavor of the old establishment while offering new opportunities for merry-making. The spacious area offers communal tables where you can gather and partake of local brews, or you can try to score a sidewalk table for the best views of 21st Avenue. A good jukebox plays rocking tunes, and pool tables invite folks to shoot a few rounds. You'll often find the place packed with fun-loving patrons, who socialize and drink while munching on pub fare like burgers and sandwiches. Blue Moon is a McMenimens property with all wines and craft beers by McMenimens.


Kask is a sleek saloon located in downtown Portland adjacent to Gruner restaurant. Named one of the Best Bars in America in 2012 by Esquire, Kask boosts an amazing list of spirits including 25 types of gin and 48 types of whiskey. They serve their own signature drinks along with small plates. Here you will find some of the most interesting, unique cocktail creations in Portland. They serve 30 of their own hand-crafted cocktails, plus 6 seasonal signature cocktails. Unlike many bars, Kask offers a punch of the day for only $5. All of their bartenders are extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Kells Brewery

Kells Irish Pub joined Portland's craft beer scene last year when they opened their own brewery, Kells Brewery. Their new relaxed location includes a on site brewery, a family friendly restaurant, and a bar. Currently they offer three of their own craft beers, Irish lager, IPA, and Irish Red Ale. They also serve Guinness. They continue the tradition of serving Irish/English food like Shepard's Pie, Fish and Chips, and Lamb Stew and some American favorites, like nachos. On the weekends they open early for breakfast. Happy hour is every day except Saturdays. It's not unusual for there to be live music.

Southwest Portland

The Bitter End is a family owned neighborhood pub and sports bar near the gates of the Portland Timbers' stadium in Northwest Portland, Oregon. Everything from the 100 year old floors, to the wall-sized historic photo, to the wide selection of micro-brews on tap is an ode to the neighborhood, to the fans, and to the city. Their skilled kitchen team has a flair for taking the ordinary to the extraordinary, playing with classics and elevating our pub's food with fresh, local ingredients that hit the spot on game days and every day of the week. This a place where everyone can come and enjoy a game with a great meal, a cold beer, all in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. the Timbers soccer stadium.

Southwest Portland

The Driftwood Room is a Portland landmark located just inside Hotel DeLuxe. In their intimate bar they have been serving thirsty revelers since the cocktail lounge heyday of the 195'0s and still today at the vanguard of Portland's craft cocktail scene. Try one of their signature champagne cocktails or order a sip from their extensive Manhattan menu. Temper the tipple with their legendary sizzling forest mushrooms or some of their other upscale bar food. Not to mention their out of the world desserts. It's a perfect Hollywood setting for a Hitchcock thriller or romantic romp. If you love Mad Men you will love the Driftwood Room.

Alphabet District

Bartini, adjacent to Urban Fondue features over 100 creative and stunningly delicious martinis. From the fresh flower martinis to the herb infused martinis, there is something here to please just about everyone. Bartini is more than just martinis, they also have a variety of small plates with friends or enjoy a complete fondue dinner. Bartini is an excellent spot for liquid desserts. A must try is the Oatmeal Cookie Martini and the Snickertini. Urban Fondue's menu is also available any night of the week in Bartini and they have a lovely patio for nicer days. They offer happy hour all day long on Sunday and Monday.

Southwest Portland
Multnomah Whiskey Library

The Multnomah Whiskey Library holds an exhaustive collection representing all major, and lesser, styles of distilled spirits known to the modern world. The vibe here is amazing and contrary to what many say you do not have to be a member to get in here. The Multnomah Whiskey Library is open to the people and community of Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. The Library offers an unrivaled selection of whiskey and other fine distilled spirits, beers, and wines as well as accompanying cuisine. Tableside Cocktail Service is a specialty of The Library, as are tastings, pairing dinners, and other educational events.

Southwest Portland

Uno Mas is a brand new bar and taquiza only open since May 2014 and located by the timbers stadium. They offer a full bar with a focus on tequila and the drinks they pour tend to be on the strong side. For food they have traditional Mexican street tacos in homemade tortillas of all kinds for only $2 each. They have 21 types of tacos available from pastor to octopus to rock fish to cactus. On Sundays they have breakfast tacos available since they open earlier at 9 AM instead of at 11 AM like all the other days.


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