10 Best Places to Play Billiards in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon has an abudance of places with billiard tables. Almost every bar or brew pub in town has at least one pool table. So, grab your friends and head on out to one of the places on this list to play some pool, catch up, and enjoy good food and drinks. 

From fancy Uptown Billiards Club to dive bar Dublin Pub we have scoured Portland and found the go to spots to play pool. Our most important factor was the number of pool tables found at each establishment. No establishment on our list will have less than two billiard tables. Because who wants to have to wait around to play!

Next we considered the atmosphere which is why Back Stage Bar made this list. There's nothing quite like it anywhere else any town. The same goes for Lucky Staehly's Pool Hall. 

If you are able to try them all. 

Lucky Staehly's Pool Hall


Lucky Staehly's Pool Hall is located in the basement of the Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon. There they have five pool tables, snooker table, dart boards, pinball machines, shuffle board tables, four televisions and juke box in a lively fun...  Read More

Old Market Pub and Brewery


A winning combination of tasty menu items and finely crafted house ales define this Southwest Portland favorite. With anywhere between 14-18 beers on tap (about half being house brews), Old Market has become one of the standouts on the crowded...  Read More

Alphabet District


McMenamins Tavern and Pool is one of McMenamins' pioneer establishments opening back in 1984 with family friends indoor and outdoor seating on popular NW 23rd street. The tavern features all the things Portlanders love about McMenamins including...  Read More



Henry's 12th Street Tavern is a restaurant, bar, brew pub and billiards all rolled into one awesome place to eat and hangout. Henry's is located in the Pearl District inside their old brew house. They have over 100 mostly local and regional...  Read More



Backstage Bar is a cool place to hang out, watch the game, and have a beer. Considered to be the the loftiest place to play pool among bars in Portland with their super high ceilings. This hidden bar behind the Bagdad Theater's screen actually...  Read More



Comfortable and accommodating, this two-level club is gaining favor with a variety of Portland's residents. The lower-level venue has an allure all its own, thanks to relaxed seating, subtle colors and great music. Depending on the night you're...  Read More

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,...  Read More

Nob Hill
Dublin Pub


Dublin Pub features an amazing array of draught beers (not to mention its wines) along with a full bar. This Irish-themed establishment has more than 80 varieties available, and microbrews from local and international breweries are...  Read More

Financial District


Located beneath the Crystal Ballroom, a mecca for live music lovers, this pub attracts a large contingent of patrons who attend the shows upstairs. Even so, it's a terrific place to meet with friends and nurse a drink or two. The spacious venue...  Read More

Uptown Billiards Club


Uptown Billiards Club is is not your average pool hall! It is an upscale restaurant, bar, and pool hall. They serve food at the pool tables, in the bar and the restaurant. Come hungry, because they offer fabulous 5 course meals for just $36...  Read More


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