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Ambonnay

Unlikely as it might sound, Portland happens to be one of the greatest cities in America in which to drink champagne. Not only will you find all of the most…

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Velo Cult Bike Shop

Equal parts urban-chic bike shop, cycling museum and craft beer taproom—with a music stage built from an old castle drawbridge that cranks down for shows—Velo Cult might sound like the setting…

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The Commons Brewery

Founder Mike Wright’s brewery, launched in his garage a few years back, has gone gangbusters, but in a wonderfully low-key way. Visitors mingle among shiny tanks and French oak barrels…

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Bailey’s Taproom

One of downtown Portland’s few craft watering holes, Bailey’s gets crowded and the huge windows can amplify conversation to ear-splitting levels. No matter: Bright, flat screen monitors display the (mostly…

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The Big Legrowlski

Portland’s Chelsea-esque Pearl District can be a bit of a Tesla traffic jam. Which is why this hideout—located on the edge of the Pearl near Chinatown—is the perfect, chilled-out spot for…

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Driftwood Room

The swanky Driftwood Room, located off the lobby of the Hotel deLuxe, is a 1950s-era lounge that hasn’t changed all that much in the last 60 years. The mid-century décor…

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Teardrop Lounge

Perhaps Portland’s most renowned cocktail bar, Teardrop Lounge is serious about how they present their drinks, even going so far as to include a glossary for those who aren’t familiar…

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Rum Club

One of Portland’s first spirit-focused bars, the Rum Club's cocktail menu devotes half of its real estate to rum drinks—some of which are obscure revivals, others, like the Daiquiri and…