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Thirsty Lion

) #192 of 3,618 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, ,
71 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3519
+1 503-222-2155
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
71 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3519
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a busy, late Sunday morning when hubby and I decided to pop into the Thirsty Lion for brunch. Note: when in Portland, sometimes the wait staff at different restaurants can get really snippy (as can the diners). Here: not the case. We were...More

Thank 503Jetsetter
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and son and I ate here last week. Great tavern atmosphere and friendly vibe. Our waitress was personable and helpful, and service was very good. My son had the soft pretzel appetizer & my husband had the shrimp ceviche, both were very good....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd just finished a pedal tour across the way and our group was having a hard time coming to consensus of where to get lunch. After much discussion and recommendations we ditched it all and just walked into this nearby pub. Perfect! My husband and...More

Thank JKW3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After checking out the Saturday Market, my family stopped in at the Thirsty Lion for a late breakfast (served until 2 pm). They actually had a good selection of breakfast choices on the menu, and I got the breakfast burrito while my wife got the...More

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Fast friendly staff, good food and they have a nice selection of craft beers. Great place for a business meeting or for a family dinner.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This restaurant is rather nice and has a nice atmosphere where you can find a variety of food and beverages. It's decently located and offers outdoor seating. Service was not the quickest, but otherwise it was a pleasant time.

Thank BZornes
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must try! So great! We also got the ahi poke stack and it was delicious. Tia the bartender was super friendly and helpful with suggestions. Thank you

Thank MrsRendogg
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The Thirsty Lion has multiple locations and had a lunch at the downtown Denver location last month. The quality is good at a good price but there are not many sidewalk patio locations to choose from when the weather is sunny.

Thank John W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We walked past this place and thought we'd give it a try. We wanted outdoor seating and they had some available. Service was very slow! We weren't in a hurry but I still like to get my beverage within a few minutes of ordering and...More

Thank johnsonlnl29
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Stepped in with some friends after walking the Saturday Market. Had a great burger and drinks. We walked around after lunch and popped back in for a couple drinks before going to our hotel. I was on my own the next day and decided to...More

Thank tshaw34
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3519
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-2155
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