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Multnomah Whiskey Library

1124 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205-2201
+1 503-954-1381
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheeseboard” (2 reviews)
“cheese board” (6 reviews)
“scotch whisky” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1124 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205-2201
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even if you are not a whiskey fan, the atmosphere and customer experience is a must do. Make sure to arrive early and line up before they open. The bartenders are able to make excellent recommendations based on your preferences. This place is not cheep...More

Thank LouLewNF
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This place is ONE OF A KIND. The Staff really knows their stuff. It is almost overwhelming to make a choice on your own - HOWEVER, the staff will ask a few questions and help you make a Great Choice. Each whiskey really has its...More

Thank harlowseanp
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

What a cool place and the best cocktail I’ve ever had! I would easily go back again. It’s hard to find, but once you do it’s the best!

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Eas recommended to visit this bar abd restaurant that offers a wide variety of whisky and whiskey, and other spirits, from all ower the world. I recommend to pre-book, but waiting for a table in The Green Room (a connected bar) is a very good...More

Thank 973arildk
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We’ll probably never enjoy the upstairs portion of the library, but that is just fine! We enjoyed Old Fashioneds made exactly the right way, along with the cheeseboard and the roasted beets, a happy place for me! The staff is knowledgeable and accommodating. Stop in...More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This place is so awesome and so classy. My husband is a whiskey connoisseur so this was a must on our visit to Portland. You need to arrive at their location by 3:45pm and get on their list to be seated in the library. We...More

1  Thank January J
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend who is a huge whiskey lover on our vacation in Portland (my hometown). I’d never been here before but had heard great things and it lived up to the hype. We didn’t have a reservation but somehow got lucky...More

Thank Molly K
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Still trying to understand the model here. Apparantly members can use the upstairs bar, but the downstairs section has the same stuff. Anyway, had a couple of great drinks and an appetizer to die for.

Thank 2bits2go
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is one of the places in Portland that is a must go to. But visit with your hotel and hope they have a relationship with them b/c they have a $500 membership per year that gets you front row access. Meaning you dont wait...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 5 so we purchased Hall passes so we could skip the line and have a nice Booth. We ordered the meat board the cheese board and a bread basket so we had some amazing snacks while sipping on some cocktails...More

Thank LennetteN
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8 April 2016|
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Response from Rhett L | Reviewed this property |
They had it last month when I was there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-954-1381
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