Colorful interior of Hale Pele tiki bar.
Photo credit: Kamala Kingsley

Local Guide

There are dozens of great Portland guides out there, for dining, cocktails, shopping, tourist attractions and more. Here are some of our favorites. We’ll let you google the others on your own.

HOLIDAY REMINDER: Thursday, July 4, is a holiday. Please check with these establishments for holiday hours and closures. Portland July 4th events.

 

Bars & Restaurants

 

Hale Pele

SPONSOR, 1.1 miles

2733 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

The best tiki bar in America. But we probably don't need to tell you that. Hale Pele will be closed for Tiki Kon events on Thursday, July 4, and opening late on Sunday, July 7. Just a 23 minute walk from the DoubleTree.

Tiki Kon Weekend Hours:

  • Thu 7/4: closed for private party
  • Fri 7/5: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Sat 7/6: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Sun 7/7: 6:00 PM - Midnight
  • Check their social media feeds for late-breaking changes

 

The Alibi

SPONSOR, 2.5 miles

4024 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Opened in 1947, the Alibi is one of the oldest surviving original tiki bars in the country. It's wonderful and divey and large, with a solid food and drinks program and an excellent brunch. Karaoke in the back dining room after 9pm and for weekend brunch, but you can barely hear it at the front bar. Just a 25 minute ride on MAX light rail, or 8 minutes by car.

 

Da'Hui Bar & Grill

SPONSOR, 6 miles

6506 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97206

Tropical drinks and traditional Hawaiian snacks and plates, with happy hour and late-night menus. Featuring food and drink specials for Tiki Kon weekend. 15 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

Not only do we have the best Kalua pork in Portland on Foster road, but we serve a mighty fine array of Hawaiian food, beer and alcoholic beverage. Our Happy Hour Menu is served 3 times a day and we’re open for Late Night food until 2am 7 days a week.

 

Burnt Bridge Cellars & Class Cooking

SPONSOR, 8 miles

1500 Broadway St, Vancouver, WA 98663

Burnt Bridge is our favorite Portland area winery, and not just because they’ve been Tiki Kon volunteers and sponsors for nearly a decade. Their award-winning wines are the perfect intersection of quality and value. Visit the tasting room for a flight or a glass, and sign up for their wine club. Class Cooking specializes in small group hands-on gourmet cooking classes, and also offers event planning and catering services. 15 minutes by car from the DoubleTree, depending on traffic conditions.

 

Tommy O's Pacific Rim Bistro

8 miles

801 Washington St, Vancouver, WA 98660

Located right across the Columbia River in Vancouver, WA, Tommy O's is our favorite authentic Hawaiian restaurant in the Portland/Vancouver area, with the best happy hour and brunch. The aloha is strong here, and so is the food! 15 minutes by car from the DoubleTree, depending on traffic conditions. Aloha hours: 3-6pm daily, Fri/Sat 9pm to last call.

 

Rum Club

1 mile

720 SE Sandy Bvld, Portland, OR 97214

Not so much a tiki spot, but still some of the best rum based cocktails in the city, with a chill vibe. 20 minute walk from the DoubleTree.

 

Clyde's Prime Rib

3 miles

5474 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213

Old-school steakhouse offers hearty prime rib carved tableside, cocktails & comfy red-velvet booths. The lounge is a dark mid-century treat, with nightly live jazz. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

No Bones Beach Club

2.3 miles

3928 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227

It's a beach bar with tiki feels. Some solid, fun drinks, and delicious vegan food that'll make you forget you like meat. 8 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

Ate-Oh-Ate

1.2 miles

2454 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214

Hawaiian casual dining with great food and a decent beer and cocktail selection. 26 minute walk from the DoubleTree.

 

Vintage Cocktail Lounge

5.5 miles

7907 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215

A vast menu of vintage cocktails, expertly made. 11 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

Ground Kontrol

1.3 miles

115 NW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

The West Coast's premiere classic arcade, with a full bar and snack bar style food offerings. The bar has a Wargames theme, complete with a replica NORAD command center and WOPR. 10 minutes by light rail from the DoubleTree, on the Green Line.

 

Pepe Le Moko

2.5 miles

407 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

An intimate basement watering hole with the feel of an old train car, serving oysters, assorted gourmet bites & a menu of creative house cocktails.  Usually a wait to get in, but worth it. 20 minutes by light rail from the DoubleTree.

 

Keys Lounge

2.5 Miles

533 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211

Housed in an old locksmith building, this retro-style bar features comfort fare & classic cocktails. 9 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

Eem

2 Miles

3808 N Williams Ave st 127, Portland, OR 97227

Smoked meats and vacation drinks! The new Thai barbecue joint in town is getting rave reviews for the food and the Tiki drinks. 7 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

Hey Love

1 Mile

920 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214

International fare in modern, tropical interiors with plants & local art in the Jupiter NEXT Hotel. 15 minute walk from the DoubleTree.

 

Gold Dust Meridian

2.5 Miles

3267 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

Happening spot for creative cocktails and elevated bar food with a midcentury vibe. Near Vintage Pink and House of Vintage in the Hawthorne district. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

Retail

 

Bamboo Craftsman

5 miles

2104 N Willis Blvd, Portland, OR 97217

Bamboo-centric nursery, studio and wood shop. The studio is full of tropical treasures and art, and the grounds are expansive and beautiful to wander through. Don't miss the 3-story bamboo tree house. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree, or 30 minutes by light rail. Less than one block from Portland’s famous 30’ tall Paul Bunyan Statue.

 

Vintage Pink

2.1 miles

2500 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

Specializing in mid-century modern furniture, art, lighting and decor for over a decade in Portland, OR. Always with an eye for design, we seek out MCM, industrial, mission, Hollywood Regency, retro and unique artifacts from all eras and styles. Look for Sputnik Housewares at Vintage Pink! 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

House of Vintage

2.5 Miles

3315 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

Huge emporium featuring dozens of vendors selling antiques, vintage clothing, jewelry & housewares. 10 minutes by car from the DoubleTree.

 

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