Portland is a city where the bar culture is king.
Don’t believe it? Just hit up one of the city’s numerous bars for New Year’s Eve and you’ll see why Portland’s bar culture is nationally praised. If you and your squad are looking for a great bar in Portland to ring in 2018, check out these awesome bars to make the last night of 2017 memorable.
There Be Monsters
1308 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214
No, there won’t be any monster here, but there will be plenty of New Year’s revelers ready to go into 2018 feeling right. There Be Monsters, a Southeast Portland pub will ensure that will be the case, thanks to the great staff and, of course, the numerous beers that will be on tap.
203 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97214
In a city where bars run the rounds of being fun and weird, this Southeast Portland bar fits the bill of both. The Elvis Room does have that “Graceland” vibe to it, but outside of the numerous fancy fixtures, this is a bar that lives up to its fun name, thanks to the two bars and numerous beers and drinks that will make the Elvis Room perfect for a New Year’s Eve party.
2724 SE Pacific, Portland, OR 97232
The first two bars on this list were in the Southeast portion of the city, but the northeast has plenty of great bars as well. Chief among them is paydirt, a cocktail and whiskey bar that does a great job with both drinks. Sure, it may be a bit pricey, but for a New Year’s Eve to remember, it will be worth it.
212 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
If you’re a beer lover in Portland, then this downtown Portland bar is where you should be on New Year’s Eve. Bailey’s Taproom is basically beer heaven, with a beer as far as the eye can see. This will be the perfect place for you and your crew to enjoy each other’s company while trying some of Portland’s best beers.
6716 SE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
No, church sermons will not be heard here. Instead, it will be the sermon of beer that will take over the Bible Club for New Year’s Eve. This sermon includes great drinks, friendly staff, and a great vibe that will make you and your squad shout amen!