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McMenamins Tavern and Pool

$$ - $$$American, ,
1716 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2504
+1 503-227-0929
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“tater tots” (4 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1716 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2504
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch twice on a recent visits and great meals both times. The clam choweder was outstanding and the service was good. Menu has a wide variety and everyone in our party enjoyed their meals so much the first time we returned!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I was not all that impressed with this place. There was no vibe; nothing stood out. The beer was is a little off. The food was average. Service was good…our waitress was friendly and professional. I can’t really speak for my other three friends, but...More

Thank Blackeel63
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in two nights in a row during a recent weekend visit to Portland.closed the place down both nights! Enjoyed the pool and shuffleboard as well as the casual atmosphere. Didn’t really sample much of the food as we went after dinner, but they had...More

Thank MaBrusse
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I believe I counted 33 local craft beer taps on the wall, one wall. Food is excellent "pub grub" and you must try the Cajun tots! Happy hour is 4-6.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some Samuel Smith Oatmeal Porter and hot chips, caught 3-6pm Happy Hour, everything was perfectly Pub-ish...we liked it.

Thank G612
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My fella and two guy friends loved the burgers and brew here and I'm going with them next time. They said the brews were very drinkable too.

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There are lots and lots of McMenamins, some better than others...this one is on the better side. Great cozy, dark location, great tasty beers, sandwiches are juicy and served up fast. Never disappointed the 3 times I have visited this place.. Good choice!

Thank SouthEndMCgang
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We really like McMenamins and wish there was one in Bellingham. This was sort of typical and the food was good. The service was a little quirky - not sure how long the server had worked there and knew the menu. But the food and...More

Thank gremkie
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I were at McMenamins around 1:30 on a Friday afternoon for lunch. It was a warm day, so we opted to sit inside, but outdoor seating is also available. I opted for the Turkey sandwich and the combination of cranberry relish and...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband had a flight of beer and I had a drink. We shared some sweet potato fries. Everything was good and drink was strong.

Thank F00d13MN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-0929
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