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Essentials in Portland

Bar
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“The number of beers, and glasses to go with specific beers, will make your head spin. It has a very large patio which is packed during the summer. They don't serve food, but allow outside food in.”
87local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Zupan's is like a small, upscale Whole Foods, and its prices reflect that. They have outstanding produce, meat, and lots of fun and expensive candles, soaps, and flowers.”
43local recommendations
Pub
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“Great atmosphere, outdoor seating on nice evenings. Large varieties of beer, great food.”
61local recommendations
Beer Store
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“Huge selection of micro brews - a place to sit in or out and a food cart behind it. Kind of a local favorite for beer drinkers.”
55local recommendations
Deli / Bodega
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“A huge, French-inspired eatery with choices for every eater. Anthony swears the Ruben is the best in the city. Great for families and lots of seating. ”
41local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“I almost don't want to tell you about Luce, lest it become too busy for me to pop in anytime. It is nearly a perfect restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, perfect handmade pastas, simple vegetables done so well. The octopus and the cappelletti en brodo are the sleeper hits. Great inexpensive wine list. All Italian. ”
41local recommendations
Beer Store
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“If you like geeking out about beer, this is absolutely the place for you. Shelves of rare bottles lining the walls of a taproom. Try some beer tasters, fill a growler, or take some bottles to go!”
42local recommendations
Pharmacy
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“Good for picking up most things, meds, makeup, misc everything, photo develop,”
19local recommendations
Hot Dog Joint
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“Old fashion German market with great sandwiches and a grill out front with home made sausages”
32local recommendations
Liquor Store
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“Think you know what beer is? Think again. Hair of the Dog will expand your understanding. ”
23local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“Ambiance! Greenery drapes over an open (open in the summer at least) garage door before you enter a cozy, friendly, Instagram-able urban winery. Within walking from the loft.”
27local recommendations
Brewery
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“Two Reed grads started this brewery with experimental IPAs and other PNW goodness. ”
29local recommendations
Liquor Store
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“Great Italian eatery. They have good handmade pasta and the charcuterie selection makes for a great afternoon sandwich.”
14local recommendations
Winery
“go see the folks at Division wines for a great wine selection by the bottle or by the glass”
27local recommendations
Winery
“If you haven't had it, you should try it. It's refreshing and the blends are original and delicious. Think Lavender-Ginger, or Blackberry-Habenero.... or just go try a few and then enjoy a pint or a flight! Order food at Tamale Boy and they will bring it to you since they share a space. ”
22local recommendations
Pharmacy
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“5 minute walk to this large pharmacy, great for any forgotten toiletries and body/bath essentials.”
9local recommendations