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Top 15 Late-Night Restaurants in Portland

Top 15 Late-Night Restaurants in Portland

Got a late-night craving but don’t feel like cooking at home? Or perhaps you’ve realized it’s midnight and you’re wondering if you can still find a decent meal in town?

We’ve all been there, and we’ve had the same thoughts! That’s why we asked ourselves – where do we go at this hour?

Lucky for you, we’ve found the top late-night restaurants in Portland, serving everything from hearty dinners to juicy burgers. Check these out!

Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen

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Address: 835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-222-0047

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Lúc Lác is this awesome Vietnamese joint smack in the heart of downtown Portland. They’re open until midnight every day, making the place the go-to spot for those late-night cravings. 

The only thing more remarkable than their affordable prices is the delectable quality of their food. The chicken curry is generously packed with veggies, the honey chicken is served with rice and a spring roll, and their secret family recipe pho is offered in generous portions.

In addition to the fantastic food, Lúc Lác boasts an impressive selection of cocktails, beer, and wine, providing the perfect accompaniment to your late-night dinner.

Bantam Tavern


Address: 922 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-274-9032

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM

This cool bar and restaurant in Nob Hill stays open until 1:00 AM daily. Apart from this late-night fun, we also love the place for its awesome specials and seasonal bites like Dungeness crab cake rolls and salt cod croquettes with smoked paprika remoulade.

But if you’re not feeling fancy, no worries – Bantam Tavern has classic stuff like burgers and shishito peppers. And on Tuesdays, you can snag $2 tacos and sip on palomas!

And if you’re up for a chill hangout with pals, swing by when they open at 4:00 PM for happy hour until 6:00 PM. Of course, you can stick around for that late-night grub you’re craving.

The 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

Craving some late-night vegan munchies? Check out The Bye and Bye, this cool hipster spot in the Alberta District. They’re open until midnight, and some days, even as late as 2:30 AM.

These guys are all about the vegan life – vegan food, cocktails in mason jars, and local craft beers from Oregon. So, if that’s your lifestyle, then you’ll definitely love this place!

It’s not a full-on restaurant per se, but their menu is pretty sweet – chips and salsa, pretzel knots, spaghetti, meatball subs, grilled cheese, and various bowls. And if you’re a fan of peaches, don’t miss out on their signature drink!

Gold Dust Meridian


Address: 3267 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-239-1143

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

At night, Gold Dust Meridian becomes a haven for night owls, serving up until 2:30 AM. 

You can snag some lemon pepper chicken wings, macaroni and cheese with bacon and tomato. Then, you can quench your thirst with drinks like the Bleeding Heart, which is a mix of blood orange vodka and wild hibiscus nectar – now that’s a late-night hang done right!

But if you’re wondering what goes down during the day, Gold Dust Meridian transforms into one of the best patio spots in town. 

The sidewalk becomes a hangout for those who love outdoor spots. You can enjoy marionberry margaritas, munch on tofu caprese salad, and dive into an arugula and artichoke dip.

Matador NW Portland

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Address: 1438 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-228-2855

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

The coolest thing about Matador at NW 23rd is their daily Happy Hour from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and again from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM. During these hours, you can snag $5 appetizers and tacos – quite a lifesaver for those sudden late-night Mexican food cravings!

Picture fresh, gourmet Tex-Mex cuisine with tacos, burritos, nachos, and savory steaks. And as a bonus, they throw in complimentary chips and salsa too. 

But it’s not just the grub that makes it the go-to spot for a midnight snack – the vibe and decor are top-notch as well, and the prices are wallet-friendly for the average Portlander. 

Keep in mind that the place is not family-friendly – the restaurant is strictly 21 and over!

Papi Sal’s


Address: 736 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact Details: +1 720-708-9152

Operating hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM

The “jawn” at this pop-up inside Lollipop Shoppe is hands down one of the coolest sandwiches you can score after midnight on a Friday. It’s like a mix of Philly and Puerto Rico vibes, with this bomb homemade sesame seed hoagie roll loaded with 20-hour roasted pernil. 

And don’t sleep on their broccoli rabe – a twist on Philly’s roast pork and broccoli rabe classic. Throw in some melty provolone, sofrito mayo, and cilantro, and you’ve got yourself a seriously hearty and tasty sandwich. 

Simply put, Papi Sal’s’ whole sandwich menu is on point, especially when you grab a side of tostones and salsa criolla. It’s a must-try for anyone up for some late-night eats!

Loyal Legion


Address: 710 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-235-8272

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

Loyal Legion isn’t just a hot bar. It doubles as a restaurant where you can grab a bite until just before midnight and even past midnight on weekends. 

If late-night cravings strike you, they have bacon smash burgers, hand-dipped corn dogs featuring Olympia Provisions frankfurters, and vegan buffalo cauliflower wings. 

You can enjoy your feast indoors or in their outdoor seating area, whichever fits your vibe.

But let’s not forget the real reason night owls flock here – the drinks. Boasting 99 beers on tap and a beer cellar with local brews from years past, this is the kind of spot where you might find yourself staying late into the night just to sample everything!

Tulip Shop Tavern


Address: 825 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-206-8483

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

This joint stands out as one of Portland’s top-notch burger spots. However, Tulip Shop isn’t just about burgers – they also whip up thin, panko-breaded pork schnitzel, pickle-brined fried chicken, and Alaskan cod sandwiches – all sandwiched between Dos Hermanos milk buns.

Complement your choice with beer-battered onion rings or hand-cut fries, served alongside house-made sauces like curry ketchup and Alabama white barbecue. With these options, you have plenty to satisfy your late-night tavern cravings!



Address: 4057 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-284-6669

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 4:00 PM – 2:30 AM

You might think Interurban is just your typical bar at first, but surprise! Upstairs, it’s a full-service restaurant!

The cool thing here is that you can grab anything from the menu at the lively wooden bar or chill by the fireplace outside. It’s one of the few spots in town where you can snag fancy-dressed oysters and awesome cocktails way into the early hours. 

Moreover, they serve delectable smoked trout BLTs, pub salads with elderberry vinaigrette, and hand-dipped corn dogs. These are all available until 2:30 AM every night.



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

This trendy German restaurant is a go-to spot for Portlanders who like to stay out late. Thanks to its welcoming neighborhood vibe, they serve up imported draft beers in boot-shaped steins, along with pretzels, bratwurst, and bier cheese soup.

Prost also cranks up lively music, and sometimes there’s a live band – great news for those who don’t mind a bit of noise on their night out. Pro tip: If you’re up for a late-night crawl, kick things off here and take a stroll down Mississippi, one of the more underrated strips of bars in town. 

Departure Restaurant and Lounge


Address: 525 SW Morrison St 15th Floor 15th Floor, Portland, OR 97204, United States 

Contact Details: +1 503-802-5370

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

Departure Restaurant and Lounge is another hidden late-night gem in downtown Portland, nestled inside the Nines Hotel. They whip up their own signature cocktail creations, such as the Three-Headed Elephant and Crazy 88. 

The food scene is equally exciting, with a twist they call modern Portland Asian cuisine. Think sushi, dim sum, and kushiyaki among many others.

Plus, they have a vegan menu for those plant-based cravings. And if you fancy dining under the night sky, their rooftop patio area is the spot to be.



Address: 5424 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211, United States

Operating hours: Monday and Sunday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Tuesday – Saturday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Craving a cheeseburger late at night? Expatriate boasts one of the best cheeseburgers in the city! You actually get two of them in an order with just ketchup, mustard, onion, and American cheese sandwiched between these delightful, tiny, soft buns. 

Not a fan of cheeseburgers? No worries – after 10:00 PM the go-to item is their Expatriate Nachos, featuring wonton chips smothered in Thai chile cheese sauce and lemongrass beef. 

Now, if you’ll notice, the restaurant keeps it really dark in there. That’s why we like it for that chill nighttime vibe perfectly paired with good food. 

Dots Cafe


Address: 2521 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-235-0203

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Somewhere between a dive bar and an old-school diner, complete with vinyl booths and velvet art pieces, Dots Cafe is definitely a must-visit. 

It boasts an extensive menu, featuring items like vegan BBQ sandwiches, burgers smothered with tomato jam, and cheese-and-bacon-loaded french fries. 

If you’re as quirky as the city itself, feel free to embrace the funky decor and groove to the classic punk tracks that play here all the time!

Bottle Rocket


Address: 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact Details: +1 971-279-4663

Operating hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Bottle Rocket is your go-to spot for some of the juiciest burgers in Portland – if that’s what you’re looking for! Here, you’ll enjoy burgers topped with shredded iceberg lettuce, cheddar, and zesty Sriracha mayo.

But what sets Bottle Rocket apart from basic burger joints is their stellar sides. No floppy fries here! Instead, indulge in crispy and sticky tater tots tossed in fish sauce, garnished with pistachios and mint. 

And to wrap up your late-night feast, cool things down with a refreshing glass of their well-loved ginger lemonade.

Sizzle Pie

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Address: 624 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact Details: +1 503-234-7437

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM

For those craving pizzas instead of burgers, Sizzle Pie is the go-to spot. Open every day until midnight, this place serves up delicious pizzas well into the late hours. 

A standout on the menu is the Napalm Breath Gluten-Free Pizza, topped with vegan cheese. But truth be told, you can’t go wrong with any pizza choice here!

It’s also an excellent spot for a date, with a lively atmosphere, good vibes. Plus, those tall black booths look extra comfy and perfect for a chile conversation with a date or friends. 

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