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McMenamins Tavern and Pool

) #470 of 3,462 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
1716 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2504
+1 503-227-0929
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (12 reviews)
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1716 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2504
Neighbourhood: Northwest District
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was had great service, excellent food and an upbeat atmosphere! I had the fish and chips very tasty. I like the nice touches of Portland Ketchup and Malt Vinegar! Everything I asked was quickly provided with out having to ask twice. Thank you for...More

Thank Proply
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped in to McMenamins on the advice of our hotel clerk, as an option for a late night meal after a Trail Blazers game. We had our 14-year old son with us and didn't want to go somewhere with too much of a bar crowd....More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I saw the sign and the pool tables inside and thought this would be an interesting place to have a meal. I walked around to see what the place looked like in each section. Then took a table in the room with the three pool...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I eat here frequently, but it has more to do with the fact that I live across the street than anything having to do with the food. Menu is very limited, although quite good. Daily specials often contain such odd combinations of ingredients that one...More

Thank l8ysinclair
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

McMenamins Tavern and Pool is a very cozy bar. The local beer is amazing and many of them were delectable. I am a seasoned beer connoisseur so I really enjoyed the dark beers, the light beers, so I can say if you like good beer...More

Thank KaiyinMarcel
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The lunch was ok my husband had the soup and salad my pizza was not the best a little greasy. But overall the atmosphere was great and plenty to do. Like pool watch the football game or play shuffle broad.

Thank kimousterhout
Reviewed 22 November 2016

McMenamins is a nice bar for a few beers and some pool, but the menu is very limited. We stopped here since it was close to our hotel and had a beer, but after looking at the menu (limited to mostly sandwiches and burgers), we...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My son and I met a friend for lunch, who had suggested that we meet at the McMenamins on the northern end of 23rd. Apparently McMenamins is a fairly large chain and there is a second McMenamins further south on 23rd. The menu offers what...More

Thank U028477
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was going out for lunch with my 93 y/o aunt and her first choice,American Local, was not open till dinner, so we headed over to NW Portland and found the Crystal Ballroom complex,but nowhere to park within easy walking distance. So we headed up...More

Thank skijon
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Oh yeah, the fries are terrific to say the least. We travel to Portland several time each year and we always eat here at least once. Sometimes we just have a couple micro brews and fries, nothing else required. Kids menu is adequate and plenty...More

Thank John P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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