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Vault Martini

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American, Bar, Pub
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226 Northwest 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209-2950
+1 503-224-4909
16:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Fort Worth, Texas
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were actually found this place killing time until our table was ready at restaurant around the corner. Fun conversation at the bar with other patrons and picked up some great tips for places to eat. Came back a few days later and did some damage to the specialty martini menu. Fun menu that includes all 7 deadly sins. The... More 

Thank TTexasTom
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276 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop in for drinks. The largest selection of Martini's I've ever seen. The thin mint tasted like Girl Scout cookies on the sauce. Happy hour 4-7 daily and all day Sunday. The food options are well presented with great flavor profiles at reasonable prices. Service was really good and overall a really positive experience.

Thank Mraschio
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great drinks, not watered down at all. Extensive drink menu that has something for everyone. Nice atmosphere, fun crew behind the bar and quick seat service. Does get busy so go early.

Thank PortlandOregonTracy
Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you like overpriced martinis then this is the place. Except happy hour.food menu is weak. Go if someone else is paying.

Thank AlanB941
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped in tonight because hubby wanted his usual habanero infused vodka drink. Love the eclectic drink menu. Anyone could find something they like! And they are organized by type so easy to pick if you want sweet, savory, etc. Great place to stop for a before or after dinner cocktail!!

Thank Ashlee C
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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254 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stopped for drinks after dinner on the recommendation of a server for a place nearby. We stat near the door in a mostly empty place as it was only around 7pm. Our server came to us right away with menus. The martini and drink menu is hilarious with funny names and quotes from classic movies. 80's music was piping... More 

Thank Stew M
Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

My wife and I were looking for a place to go out on our first date in just about 10 years (with 6 kids its hard to get out by ourselves, lol!). We drove downtown and thought about Hubers and decided to hit the Pearl District. We kept circling the Vault Martini (not sure of the crowd or the age... More 

Thank Joseph W
Pasadena, California
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376 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

What's not to love about a martini bar that boasts a multi-page drinks menu that you could really get lost in? Fun social spot - inside can get loud (especially if there is a bachelorette party whooping it up), but the outdoor seats are pleasant and the location in the Pearl District makes for great people-watching, in between sips.

Thank Ray Q
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

Service was slow - waited 20 minutes to be approached in a 1/4 full bar. Music was loud and crashing. Martinis were watered down, not chilled and less than average. Place looked and felt unkempt.

Thank Peptalk24
Spokane Valley, Washington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

Look closely when looking for this place, because you will miss it if your not careful. The staff is friendly and the drinks here are amazing. Truly a fun experience if you have a open palate for mixology! Everything is Freshly made, the food is good with simple dishes to please the tummy if your hungry. don't expect steak and... More 

Thank Joe F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Northwest 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209-2950
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-224-4909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?