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Dan and Louis Oyster Bar

208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
+1 503-227-5906
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (117 reviews)
“chowder” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
$$ - $$$
208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic flight layover. Good food and good service in old town portland. Drinks are strong and good.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This not a luxe place. But, everything about it is just perfect: the fresh shucked oysters, fried seafood, great selection of beers, stiff drinks, adequate wine selection, old style service -- you feel like all the servers are family, a warren of dining spaces and...More

1  Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the verity of oyster choices Dan and Louis Oyster Bar has to offer. It is a Portland icon and has a fun décor. Stop by for a plate to share with a friend. Or better yet take a group and have a tasting....More

Thank Jeanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food continues to be very good as I remember. This historic significance of this restaurant is what brings many people back. The waitress shared that her husband is the fourth generation owner/chef with their kids who help out on weekends being the 5th. I have...More

Thank Cooper1941
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place has a good variety of oysters from the region, cozy atmosphere, welcoming service and good variety of wines and beer. They are located near old town, lots of tourists around, pricing is slightly high, you could find same or similar variety elsewhere for...More

Thank greentan
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My family and I ate there this last Saturday evening. This was a memorable occasion for us as it was a very favorite place for us to eat when my parents were alive. It had been many years since we have eaten there. The restuarant...More

Thank Puffkins
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a gem of a place. Has an adorable bar in the front of the restaurant. They have some of the best seafood stews around. We came in for happy hour and a crab louie. Sat in the bar and had a great time....More

Thank shewholovestoeat
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Best oysters I've ever had! Found this place just on a walk through town and so happy we did! Martini, oysters, chowder, and service was amazing!

1  Thank wine-o-n-diner
Reviewed 5 December 2016

It was fun to find an oyster po'boy in Portland for lunch. In addition the raw oysters were incredibly fresh and very delicious. it was fun to try all six different kinds.

1  Thank diinslc
Reviewed 4 December 2016

we wanted to have lunch before the portland women march against hate, and had a wonderful time....i had a corona, and my partner had a guiness...we each had a salmon louis salad and shared a cup of clam chowder.....the food is excellent, the interior cozy,...More

1  Thank Teresa M
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Is there a gluten free menu?
25 February 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from crbVancouver_WA | Reviewed this property |
We used to frequent this place and they had great food and good service. They have whittled down the menu to a single sheet with very few options. The Crab Louis that we loved is no longer. Try either of Jake's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5906
  • E-mail