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The Green Dragon Bistro & Pub

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
88
very good

35 Reviews
The Green Dragon Bistro & PubThe Green Dragon Bistro & Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

928 SE 9th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97214-2305
United States

(503) 517-0660 | map
pdxgreendragon.com

Notes:
Owned by Rogue Brewery as of November 2008.

Sunday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
88
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
69
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10.51%
 
 
Taps:
62
Bottles/Cans:
40
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 35 | Ratings: 69
Reviews by rikatine:
Photo of rikatine
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Third stop on our SE walking tour. A mystery stop for us since an updated tap list is not to be found online. The place is broken up into a front and back bar in a big warehouse type room. The boards for each bar are separate making it a little tough to take it all in, so get a list from the bar to study. It was early afternoon, and the place was fairly empty.

We ended up sitting at the front bar to study our list. The a/c was cranking on an unusually hot Portland day. If felt good after our long walk, otherwise we probably would have moved out to the patio which was through an unmarked door, just so you know.

I ordered a Colalition. Oops forgot to say IPA, but the guy didn't ask either. So he heads to the back bar where the cream ale is, and I jumped up to tell him I wanted the IPA (which was up front). I got a look, but he left it and got me the Two Dogs IPA which was good. Was wondering if the cream ale was for "girls" ha ha. My husband had the Sasquatch Moby Dick Imp IPA. Also good.

There were so many beers on tap here, a good thing. At this point Dan took over the bar for the rest of our visit, and that was a good thing too. He was very friendly and was great about filling us in on his opinions about the tap list and the rest of the beer scene in the SE.

I had the Heathen Son of Malice IPA next and it was really good. Dan gave a taste of some of the other IPAs on the list, but the Heathen was good enough for a second round. We were both drinking half pours here, which is excellent on a long day with so many great beers to try.

Overall, after an odd start, we really enjoyed our visit here and would return on a future trip. Can't decide if it was first or second favorite of our four stops.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of elNopalero
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

They ran out of pint glasses so we got a random assortment of stemware. Bar itself didn't do much in terms of character, and my first beer was such a dud I was questioning the quality. Fortunately turned out to be a meh beer not a quality control issue.

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Photo of jrsaffert
4/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Epicfail97081
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of South2NW
3.9/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of aobrehm
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

The Green Dragon is one of my favorite beer bars in Portland. Despite consistently having 55+ beers on tap and dozens more available in bottles/cans, they don't attract quite the crowds that places like Horse Brass or Belmont Station do. If you want to spread out or even play a board game at your table, that will fly here.
They have a small production brewery that is used by both Buckman Botanical Brewery and Green Dragon Brew Crew use (expect 5+ of their beers to be on tap at all times). They are also owned by Rogue, so expect to see some Rogue presence (products for sale, beers on tap, etc.).

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Photo of Dicers
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Geoffq
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of SeeingMeansMore
3.15/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3

Photo of stumac
4.89/5  rDev +25.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

So it's the Green Dragon pub with the Buckman Brewery inside of it and it's apparently all owned by Rogue? Well whatever it is, it was great. Great environment, selection, knowledgable bartenders. I dig it

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of barflybastard
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Harvest06
3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

What you can expect: Some good beers and some mediocre ones. Rogue's usual sub par service.

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Photo of Rutager
4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Fatehunter
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

About 55 brews on tap with six or so of them brewed in-house. Great and varied selection. Good service and nice place with beer memorabilia all over the place. Well worth stopping in and grabbing a few.

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Photo of cptbenjamin
4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of gurumojo
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of anteater
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of dshansen1184
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of JScoot
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of artoolemomo
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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