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The 15 Best Patio Bars in Portland and What Makes Them Special

The 15 Best Patio Bars in Portland and What Makes Them Special

What’s more summery than enjoying a drink or two outside? That’s right –  when summer hits Portland, there’s no way you can miss out on hanging out at a patio bar, whether you’re flying solo or with your crew. 

When’s the best time to go? You call the shots. But where’s the best spot to hit up? That one’s on us! Here, we’ll show you all of our favorite patio bars in Portland!

The Richmond Bar


Address: 3203 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202, United States

Contact details: +1 503-208-3075

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 4:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Price: $$

At The Richmond Bar, the cozy patio with a central fire pit takes the spotlight, especially during Portland’s rainy season. It’s the perfect place to gather and meet new people, while getting warmed by the fire. 

If you’re already out with friends or a date, no worries – heat lamps are available at other tables. And when it comes to drinks, options abound with creative cocktails, draft beers, and a solid whiskey selection. 

As for food, the menu may be small, but it’s hearty. Highlights include poutine and hand pies filled with either boar or butternut squash. 

So, whether you’re seeking a place to socialize or simply unwind, The Richmond Bar’s patio offers a warm and welcoming ambiance. Plus, with their reasonable rates, dining here is a win-win. 

White Owl Social Club


Address: 1305 SE 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-236-9672

Operating hours: Tuesday – Thursday and Sunday: 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Friday – Saturday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Price: $$

One of the livelier spots in the bustling inner east side bar scene is White Owl Social Club, known for its expansive patio. Uncovered during the sunny months and equipped with a fire pit in the rainy season, it’s a welcoming destination year-round. 

Who would’ve thought it was once just a pop-up? Now, it’s a local hangout favorite, offering a variety of drinks and delicious Vietnamese-inspired dishes. 

It’s a go-to for nightlife too, with DJs hosting free sets and more exclusive ones with cover charges. Planning for weekend nights? Keep an eye on the bar’s Instagram for updates, especially if you’re keen on catching live music for free. 

And when you’re there, don’t miss the chance to sit on the patio – the music flows out there as if you’re right indoors.

Produce Row


Address: 204 SE Oak St, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-232-8355

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Price: $$

Produce Row has been fueling Portlanders’ love for craft beers and American whiskies in the east side industrial district for over 40 years. With a terrific tap list and fun bartenders who pour cocktails with care, it’s a go-to spot.

Even though the food isn’t the main draw, classics like fish and chips, beet salads, and quinoa bowls are sure to hit the spot. Plus, if you prefer dining al fresco, their spacious, heated patio is the place to be. 

It has a high, translucent roof that keeps you dry on rainy days while still letting in some natural light. And if you’re into dancing the night away, swing by on Thursday and Sunday nights for live music from bands and DJs. 



Address: 600 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-236-4536

Operating hours: Monday – Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 1:00 AM | Thursday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 AM | Saturday: 1:00 PM – 2:30 AM | Sunday: 1:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Price: $$

This trendy East Burnside bar has a hidden gem: one of the city’s finest patios tucked away in the back. But that’s not all – Rontoms ticks all the boxes as the perfect spot to kickstart or cap off your night out.

Their patio is huge, with a covered section sporting possibly the tallest roof in town, plus a big deck with trees and umbrellas for shade. Sure, the patio itself is a sight to behold, but that’s just one reason why you shouldn’t overlook this bar.

Another is the skillful bartenders at Rontoms, who whip up creative originals and expertly crafted classics. Plus, they offer the best cool-weather food menu, featuring highlights like chardonnay-thyme brie fondue and seared ahi steaks.

On Sunday nights, they often host concerts on the patio, so keep that in mind when planning your visit.



Address: 2337 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232, United States

Contact details: +1 503-894-9484

Operating hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Price: $

At Tropicale, you can easily transport yourself to a warmer destination while lounging on their patio, savoring a refreshing piña colada served in a hollowed-out pineapple.

Although the bar itself is small, the patio is where the magic happens. There’s plenty of seating and it’s heated and covered, giving off those perfect vacation vibes. 

Here, locals from the Kerns neighborhood love munching on tasty tacos filled with cochinita pibil while sipping on Oaxacan Old Fashioneds and hibiscus margaritas. It’s definitely something all first-time visitors should give a try!

With an array of drinks to choose from, hitting up Tropicale during their happy hour, which runs until 6:00 PMon weeknights, is a surefire way to score great deals. 

And did we mention? Tropicale is dog-friendly too, so feel free to bring your furry friend along for some fun in the sun!



Address: 4237 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217, United States

Contact details: +1 503-954-2674

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:30 AM

Price: $

You’ll typically find yourself waiting for a patio table on weekends at Prost. But trust us, it’s worth the wait for pours of Oktoberfest, Kölsch, Weissbier, and Dunkels, available in sizes ranging from a third of a liter to a whole liter.

But truly, it’s not just about the drinks – the patio itself exudes a welcoming vibe that screams comfort and coziness, making it the perfect spot for catching up with friends. 

This spot in North Portland is always buzzing with folks enjoying their German brews, and recently, the patio got even bigger, with plenty of seating. Some tables are covered, while others get some sun – you’ll even find some of the best food carts in the city right there! 

So, along with classics like pretzels, bier cheese soup, or currywurst, you can grab some tasty bites like oyster mushroom tacos, cheeseburgers, and brisket.

Bye and Bye


Address: 1011 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, United States

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Friday: 12:00 PM – 2:30 AM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:30 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Price: $$

With not one, but two expansive patios – one converted from a parking lot out front, and the other a cozy bamboo-shaded area in the back – Bye and Bye has become a cherished hangout spot in Northeast Portland.

They offer sensibly priced cocktails, a great selection of draft beers, and wines that keep locals coming back, rain or shine. Plus, they offer plenty of healthy options on the menu. 

You can dig into their hearty, 100 percent vegan dishes guilt-free. And even though it’s not exactly a restaurant, their menu is pretty impressive, featuring chips and salsa, pretzel knots, spaghetti, meatball subs, chili pie, grilled cheese, and various bowls. 

The bar is definitely a great place to hang out on weeknights, with happy hour every day from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. But don’t forget to swing by for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays – they’re open for that too.

Alberta Street Pub


Address: 1036 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, United States

Contact details: +1 503-284-7665

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Friday: 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

Price: $

Alberta Street Pub strikes the perfect balance between spaciousness and coziness, offering plenty of seating options – covered or not – for both smokers and non-smokers. 

Plus, there’s a cool stage tucked away in the corner for live music vibes. And when it comes to drinks, they have you covered with whiskey drinks, mule variations, and slushies.

Their food menu is stacked with goodies like burgers, vegan options, grilled cheese, fried chicken, Cajun fries, salads, and more. With so much to choose from, you’ll never go hungry or thirsty here. 

And, whether you choose to sit inside or outside, you’ll have the chance to watch the vibrant Alberta Street before you. Perfect if you want to enjoy a meal with a bustling view. 

The Rambler


Address: 4205 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217, United States

Contact details: +1 503-459-4049

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Friday: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Saturday: 12:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Price: $

No Mississippi night out is truly complete without swinging by the Rambler. 

What makes it such a fantastic hangout spot for those late nights? Well, they have fire pits and a permanent patio roof, keeping the Rambler’s backyard bustling year-round. 

Step inside this converted Craftsman house for some hearty bar food with Southern-fried flair. You’ll have a plethora of options like mac ‘n’ cheese, poutine, brisket, quesadillas, and tacos.

But let’s be real, their burgers are the real winners here!

On top of that, they offer a modest beer and wine selection, along with a killer happy hour margarita. Oh, and don’t forget to check out the photo booth in the back! 

If you’re a taco lover, mark your calendar for Tuesday nights – they host trivia night with plenty of tacos to go around.

Hinterland Bar & Food Carts


Address: 2216 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97215, United States

Contact details: +1 503-231-4333

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Saturday: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Sunday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Price: $$

If you’re a fan of food carts, Hinterland Bar & Food Carts is the place to be. There are many food options in the area,  but the stand out in this pod is a bar serving local beers on tap and expertly crafted cocktails. 

You’ll love dining in their outdoor area. Their front patio has cozy covered seating and tables, which are perfect for groups.

Behind the bar, you’ll find more covered, heated tables with a TV so you can catch the game while you dine. 

But let’s talk about the food – this pod hosts some of the city’s best carts: Matt’s BBQ Tacos with breakfast tacos all day, La Taquiza Vegana with artful plant-based tacos, Burger Stevens with fast food-style burgers and fries, and Poppyseed with cheffy, seasonal plates. 

With such a tempting lineup, you have every reason to swing by and grab a bite.

OK Omens


Address: 1758 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-231-9959

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Price: $$$

When the weather starts to look iffy, OK Omens’ covered, heated cabanas offers both shelter and a cozy sense of privacy. 

The game plan here is simple: grab a burger or some Sichuan peppercorn–infused fried chicken bites to go with your choice of wine, (either by the bottle or glass), from their carefully curated selection, and enjoy it all on their patio.

They’re open for walk-ins, though you can also make a reservation if you’re worried about missing out on a spot. But the good news is that they set aside tables each night just for walk-ins, so you have got a good chance of snagging one. 

Looking for some great drink deals? You’ll probably want to, as they’re a bit on the pricey side, so swing by during their happy hour, which runs every day from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Roof Deck at Revolution Hall

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Address: 1300 SE Stark St #110, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-776-5500

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Friday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Saturday: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Price: $$

Situated in the Historic Washington High School, this venue boasts numerous dining and drinking spots with outdoor seating, but Roof Deck steals the show, as it’s perched atop a building. 

Open during the sunny summer months, the rooftop offers stunning 360-degree views of Portland. Imagine enjoying the view while digging into delicious food like pizza and burgers, all while sipping on your favorite cocktails or craft beers.

Here’s a pro tip: If you have furry companions with you, head downstairs to the delightful combination of Martha’s and Show Bar, where you can relax with drinks and burgers at picnic tables next to a huge dog park.

Revival at Bible Club


Address: 6716 SE 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97202, United States

Contact details: +1 971-279-2198

Operating hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Sunday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Price: $$$

Revival is a relaxed outdoor bar found behind Bible Club, a chic establishment in Sellwood, offering another spot for that outdoor dining experience you’re after. 

While the indoor area exudes a vintage American vibe with hand-crafted decor from the pre-1930s era, the patio has a more classic Americana feel. It’s all wood, from the tables to the bar, and it’s a dog-friendly spot where you can catch live bands every Friday and Saturday. 

Comfort is a top priority here –  the patio is fully covered year-round and heated during the colder months. 

Even though the menus differ (featuring more snack options like fries and nachos), Revival serves up fantastic slushy cocktails that are perfect for a summer evening.

Wayfinder Beer


Address: 304 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: +1 503-718-2337

Operating hours: Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Price: $$

Wayfinder Beer’s slogan is “Maybe partying will help,” and what better way to party than on a patio? Luckily, this Southeast warehouse brewpub has a huge deck – 2,000 square feet to be exact – with multiple levels and even a fire pit.

In case you didn’t know already, the same folks behind Sizzle Pie, Double Mountain Brewery, and Podnah’s Pit opened up this massive place. It’s no wonder the spot is so beloved, offering both a pleasant buzz and a full belly.

Along with a variety of beers, expect to be served delicious foods like fries, pretzels, fried wings, salads, sandwiches, fish and chips. And for those with hearty appetites, they also serve pig platters.

The service is also top-notch with super friendly staff, so you’ll always feel right at home here.



Address: 4306 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217, United States

Contact details: +1 503-288-1085

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 1:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Price: $

Vendetta’s bold painted letters on the side of the building sum it all up: “Food, Booze, Patio, Shuffleboard.” And really, that’s all you need to know – especially about the “patio.”

Inside, Vendetta is a converted garage with a pinball and a popular shuffleboard table. But when the sun is out, you’ll find everyone outside in the big, peaceful area with tall, leafy trees, long wooden benches, and cobblestones. 

Then there’s the food and drinks, and they certainly deliver on that promise with a great tap list offering a variety of excellent choices. The food is both delicious and abundant – the tacos are overstuffed, and the nachos (small) fill a huge plate.

On top of everything, the price range is great, there’s lively music while you hang out, and the bartenders are friendly. With all that, it’s no surprise if you find yourself coming back here again and again.

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