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1036 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
+1 503-226-0200
15:00 - 02:30
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Los Altos, California, United States
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604 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you want a "happening spot" in the late (10PM and later) night hours with good beers and cocktails, this is your spot. A great dive bar in downtown Portland with lots of seating and small bar but great drinks, energy, and people watching.

Thank Rhett L
Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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258 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Pinball machine and old video game made the experience back to 80s . Beer service and people are very good, couple , friends , and colleague afterwork !

Thank fabioborsoi
United States
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I love the Low Brow Lounge. The name suits it perfectly. It's a bit funky, a bit dark, cheap, and full of life. Happy Hour features real drinks at great prices. I'm not able to enjoy most of the food, which is fried and not on my diet, but there are some vegan options and everything is affordable and the... More 

Thank aaardvark
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This bar will meet your expectations if you have none. It is a dive bar and doesn't pretend to be anything different. I will say the service was fast and friendly and I didn't feel unsafe at all - it is what it is.

Thank not_enuf_vaca
Trondheim, Norway
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106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Great service, cool place, dark atmosphere, "wierd" as Portlanders say they are. Great local beers. Non pretencious! Its a bar, not a restaurant!

Thank Graabein
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

As the guys behind the bar so nicely put it "we're not a dive bar, we're a dark bar".What ever you want to call it we had a great time at Low Brow. Good music, decent booze and friendly service.

Thank Soph1086
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Dropped in, connecting with d friends. Late evening and mostly empty, we brought in 14 people. Spinach salad listed with a vinaigrette. It was served with canola oil. When we asked to get something else, the staff refused. We asked a second time and one of the staff started arguing.

1 Thank La Vonne A
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I randomly picked a bar in the Pearl district to meet up with a girl friend for happy hour during my Portland visit, and was very happy I ended up here! It has the total Portland vibe with the dingy lighting, tattooed & mustached servers and cheap happy hour! I had a fish sandwich (happy hour $5 +$1 for tots)... More 

Thank kalongwong
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

If you're into low light, affordable drinks and good music this is your place. If you're into a swanky, fancy pants type of place, better keep moving.

Thank kennithjparsons
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2011

Great vibe,good drink prices,the staff is awesome.. The decoration are the best !! Love this place.. It made the trip from Vegas worth it..

1 Thank Hendomike

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Restaurant Details

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15:00 - 02:30
15:00 - 02:30
15:00 - 02:30
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  • Address: 1036 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-0200

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