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Pubs, Parks, and Patios: Top 20 Warm Weather Hangout Spots in PDX

In Food and Drink by matty byloos2 Comments

1. Bar Bar

A true Portland outdoor drinking icon, Bar Bar‘s patio is guaranteed to be lively and bustling every weekend. And if you’re looking to guarantee a spot for you and your friends, did you know that you can reserve the patio for parties of 20 or larger? Perfect for summer celebrations and gatherings.

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2. Migration Brewing

Home to one of the most spacious and beautiful patios you’ll find in PDX, Migration Brewing serves up tasty Americana pub fare alongside their innovative, award-winning craft brews.

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3. Peninsula Park

An ideal spot for a summertime picnic, Peninsula Park is known for it’s stunning rose garden surrounding a majestic fountain centerpiece.

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4. White Owl Social Club

This local favorite hangout is an award winner, boasting Portland’s Best Patio in 2016 & Best Bar & Patio in 2015 from Willamette Week’s Reader Poll.

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5. Altabira

A rooftop beer garden meets “elevated” cuisine at Altabira‘s breathtaking close-in NE location. A must for romantic evenings with that special someone!

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6. Coquine

Farm-to-table new Americana cuisine with a french flair. A cozy, laid back cafe with comfortable outdoor seating.

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7. Roadside Attraction

This SE gem offers good food, casual atmosphere, and some of the most unusual and striking decor you’ll find in Portland. Part of their authentic and “Old Portland” charm is the fact that they’re a cash only bar, so don’t forget to stop at the ATM!

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8. Revival

Located behind the 1930’s inspired Bible Club in SE, Revival is a casual outdoor bar that serves local beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks.

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9. The Bluffs

Sure, it might be a little crowded these days, but is there really a better place to watch the sunset in PDX? We don’t think so.

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10. Departure

This stunning rooftop patio in downtown Portland is an experience that won’t soon be forgotten. Modern style meets breathtaking views at Departure.

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11. Wayfinder Beer

Very possibly Portland’s hottest patio of 2017, Wayfinder‘s 2000 square-foot deck and fire pit is an absolute must-visit this summer.

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12. Cathedral Park

Cathedral Park is likely Portland’s most popular location for photoshoots. If you can navigate around the groups of engagement parties and photographers, the iconic park beneath the St. John’s bridge is an ideal spot to spend a summer afternoon.

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13. The Po’ Garden

A relaxed and retro inspired atmosphere, the Po’ Garden is located behind Poshette’s Cafe in North Portland. Talk about a place that feels like home!

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14. Tidbit Food Farm and Garden

This forward-thinking food cart pod on SE Division features a beautiful covered seating area, with beer garden provided by Scout.

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15. Moloko

Impeccable mixology and top-notch decor combine at Moloko, a stylish N. Mississippi bar with a cozy and comfortable outdoor seating area.

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16. The Rambler

Another N. Mississippi hangout of note, The Rambler serves up fine food and cocktails out of a converted 1920’s bungalow with a charming back yard vibe outdoor seating area.

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17. Mt. Tabor Park

Maybe the best park in Portland. Maybe.

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18. Spitz

A North Portland newcomer, Spitz is quickly gaining a reputation for their mediterranean street food and inspired cocktails.

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19. The Waiting Room

A converted Victorian house in the heart of NW Portland’s Alphabet district, The Waiting Room is an ideal spot for thoughtful cuisine and refreshing drinks.

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20. StormBreaker Brewing

A great spot with an amazing location, StormBreaker Brewing is a go-to for craft beer in Portland’s bustling Mississippi neighborhood.

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Comments

  1. I just love the Po’Garden at Poshette’s Cafe in North Portland. There is nothing better than supporting a local spot who cares about the community

  2. Im sooo proud of Poshette’s Cafe. I just love them and I think they should move up in the ranking. I know the winter really had an affect on their outdoor seating. But I’m routing for them.

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