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The Spare Room

There is seemingly nothing that The Spare Room doesn't do. There is karaoke and dancing. There are movie nights and taco nights. There are pool tables and pinball. And, most…

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Sandy Hut

This wonderful, windowless dump is affectionately referred to as the "Handy Slut." Covered in wood paneling and tipsy regulars the Sandy Hut is also filled with all the things that…

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B Side Tavern

Above all, B Side is a post-shift staple for the service industry. Bartenders can be gruff, but the pours are generous. Post-dinner, settle in with a group of friends, and…

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Reel M Inn

Without its legendary fried chicken, Reel M Inn would still be a great dive. But with it, it's one of PDX's most beloved watering holes. The place is covered in…

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Club 21

With its weird walled, castle-like façade, Club 21 looks like a place you played mini-golf at as a kid. Inside, however, it's got the unmistakable feel of a 1970s basement…

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Fort St. George

Fort St. George is a curious Japanese restaurant hidden above a vintage video game store in a multi-use building. The food is cheap, and not necessarily Japanese (unreasonable portions of spaghetti…