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Bailey's Taproom

Not Rated.
Bailey's TaproomBailey's Taproom
BA SCORE
97
world-class

68 Reviews
Reviews: 68
Visits: 141
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: n/a
Taps: 20
Bottles: 92
Cask: Y
[ Bar ]

213 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97205-3705
United States
phone: (503) 295-1004

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @baileystaproom

Notes:
Place added by: msubulldog25 on 08-04-2007

Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:00am
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Reviews: 68 | Visits: 141
Reviews by ccrida:
Photo of ccrida
4.8/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

This is my favorite bar in Portland. Atmosphere is a nice mix of urban hipster loft yet still has a comfy vibe where you needn't feel anything but relaxed...a few different sized tables, some sofas in a living room type area up front, and about 15 bar stools.
Quality of the drinks is top notch. All 20 taps rotate frequently and are strictly NW, mainly locals, with a great seasonal variety. A small but well choose selection of bottles (mostly bigger sized) and a few local wines, as well as french press coffee.
Service is great, geoff the owner/bartender is super nice and knowledgeable on the beers. I applaud him for ditching the career and opening a place like this and am always happy to support it.
Food is just cheese/chocolates/olives, I've had all but the chocolate, and it's a nice little selection of good local stuff.
Price is pretty good, impy pints and great deal on 5 x 4 oz samplers if you're feeling tempted to try the many beers on the menu that day that you probably haven't had before. My wife's not into beer bars, but always enjoys coming down here for some relaxed conversation and good drink. (1,123 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Beervana
4.18/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.18/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dwagner003
4.89/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of rjd722
4.94/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I've grown up on the East Coast and for about two years I was lucky enough to travel to Portland, OR for work about every three months. I was staying downtown and looking for a place to taste some of the great beers that the West Coast has to offer and was recommended Bailey's. Only about 4 blocks from my hotel I made it a point to walk to Bailey's at least three of the five nights I was visiting. They have a huge digital beer board and carry about 22 beers on tap along with one nitro selection. About 80-90% of the beers are from the West Coast and once a keg kicks another beer is rotated in; if you go on a Monday and then again on Friday the beers will have probably changed 2-3 times. Phenomenal selection, no matter what you like there will be at least a couple great beers to try.

Can't enough about this place, I'm not traveling to Portland again anytime soon but when I do this place is a sure stop. (914 characters)

Photo of DougT
4.41/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.96/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Cool place. Solid but not spectacular. What Bailey's has going for it is location. If you are staying downtown on the west side of the river, there aren't many great beer bars, so Bailey's stands out. Tap list when I was there was solid, but nothing worth noting. Vibe is pretty cool too. (295 characters)

Photo of SFCraft
4.64/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tommyguz
4.34/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Geoffq
4.9/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of CTJman
3.92/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of markgugs
4.51/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of barflybastard
4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.76/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of blastoderm55
4.59/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Great prices on draft and bottles. A bit tight inside, but not a bad environment. Live statuses on drafts is a great feature. (127 characters)

Photo of Eternal218
4.43/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of eggmaggi
5/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Fogindex
4.33/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of almostjay
4.29/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Harvest06
4.68/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of ScottJWing
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
4.3/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SeeingMeansMore
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Bailey's Taproom in Portland, OR
97 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.