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 with, say, verjus, TDL Amer or oleo-saccharum. The veritable pantry behind the bar is full of house syrups, shrubs and tinctures that range from pumpkin cordial to homemade orgeat. Owing to its mid-aughts aesthetic and vested bartenders, the bar can feel a bit dated, but the cocktails—if occasionally heady in concept—remain both relevant and playful.
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- craft cocktails
- bar food
What to drink
The seasonal punch or something from the "Classics" menu.
Happy hour runs Monday - Friday, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
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