Patios and outdoor seating areas are difficult to justify for P-town bar owners. Thanks to these top spots, we’ve got cool places to raise our glasses when the weather cooperates. Rather than just having a few tables on the sidewalk, the listings here are for place with full outdoor seating areas.
1. Hedge House3412 SE Division St
It’s dog friendly. It’s kid-friendly. It’s where everyone in the Division/Clinton neighborhood seems to end up when the sun comes out.
2. RonToms600 E. Burnside Street
Got a large group? This place has one of the biggest outdoor areas in the city.
3. 820820 N Russell Street
Grab a pre-dinner drink while you wait for your table at Mint. 820 offers one of the city’s most amazing cocktail lists.
4. Doug Fir830 E Burnside Street
While the Doug Fir’s fabulous interior cannot be ignored, the patio is a pleasant change of scenery.
Brought to you by the same folks who own Hedge House, the Lompoc serves up house-made brews and above-average pub fare.
6. Plan B1305 SE Eighth Avenue
The former ACME lounge lives on in this unlikely Southeast location. The patio is nice and big here, and they’re known for inexpensive fare.
204 SE Oak Street
Located off the beaten path in industrial SE Portland, Produce Row’s got live music, decent pub grub, and a totaly remodeled outdoor area.
8. Roadside Attraction1000 SE 12th Avenue
Bring cash, and maybe your four-legged friend, and enjoy a beer by the fire or under the elusive Portland sun, if it's not on a smoke break.
9. Amnesia Brewing832 N Beech Street
Come summertime, Amnesia Brewing invites you to bring a few friends for suds and burger or brats off the grill.
10. Lucky Lab915 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Though this covered patio doesn’t get much sun, it’s always filled with friendly folks and their tail-wagging companions.