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Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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BEER AVG
3.82/5
Deschutes Brewery & Public HouseDeschutes Brewery & Public House
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

210 NW 11th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97209
United States

(503) 296-4906 | map
www.deschutesbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
171
Reviews:
14,184
Ratings:
51,661
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
94
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
287
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8.71%
 
 
Taps:
18
Bottles/Cans:
5
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 110 | Ratings: 287
Reviews by tobelerone:
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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Photo of Zach122
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of edhizdeid
3.91/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Monstrous place in the heart of downtown. I went there since my wife is a big Deschutes fan and it was packed on a Sunday afternoon. The atmosphere was fine but the staff was not very attentive. It took us several times to get out beers and when we decided to eat at the Pub it took a long time to order our food, get our food or be able to get to any waiter. Having said that, the people were friendly when they dealt with us. The food was pretty good but a little overpriced as far as I am concerned.
The beer selection was very cool. You had your classics, your seasonals, your special one and the wonderful Pub Series (you must try one of those!)
Overall, a good experience.

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Photo of puck1225
4.69/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Went here on my our last evening in Portland, and my wife and I had a great time. The beer was great and loved the food. Service was great, but noticed food service was much faster than drink service. Had an Armory XPA from cask along with the Stoic from the tap. Set outside and enjoyed the great weather (much better than my part of Texas in July!) and people watching. Portland is great for people watching. Had a great time!

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Photo of BMMillsy
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Kubishark
4.81/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

This place is big and loud and kinda jarring at first since I tend to prefer more intimate comfy and cozy places. So busy we had to wait for 30 minutes or so to get in and get a table. Well that wait turned out to be well worth it, and my hesitations about the grand scale of the place soon melted away. This place was packed for a reason. Delicious beer and delicious food, friendly and interesting staff, and a cool space to hang out. If I ever visit Portland again, I'm going here again 100%.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

so cool to make it into this place, i know its not the original or the large brewery, but its a cool space, one of my favorite breweries for the last bunch of years, and a full list of amazing beers. too busy for a seat, so we just stood in the bar area and sucked them back. a huge space, almost like an old warehouse or something, but it has tons of character, medals adorn the walls, some amazing northwestern themed wood carvings hang in the middle of the space and divide the bar from the restaurant areas, and the brew house is visible through windows behind the bar. its absolutely packed, but their draft list is enormous. twenty or more beers pouring. i was absolutely blown away by the pinot suave, while their range of ipas was also quite impressive. service was irrelevant because it was so busy, but it wasnt bad at all. i spent most of the whole time feeling like i was in the way because of how busy it was, but the beers made the experience well worth it. that pinot sauve, served in a teku, as just a joyous drink. i still am really keen to check out the original deschutes spot, but this is a destination in its own right, very cool they have this place in portland to visit. absolutely worth it to poke in for a few beers when in the area!

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Photo of AdamSkylar
3.93/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of kevindp9
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Jmikepow
4.08/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Spoda1983
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

One of the fun beer places to check out when in Portland. The selection is really good, especially when they have The Abyss and its variants on tap. Food is a bit pricey, but still tasty. Our waitress was very attentive and made the visit a treat. Very busy, so come early. Definitely one of my beer highlights in Portland.

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Photo of Intlpostman
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Butchnasty
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of ryoc3516
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of mrpitrolo
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jrsaffert
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of EmilyKay
3.48/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

I've been here a few times now and have never been let down. Many great beers on tap, including ones only available at this location. It can be a very crowded place during peak weekend hours, but the staff does their best to accommodate everyone. The last time I was there we ate food in the bar area and the staff helped us navigate the close quarters to get a seat. The food is solid bar/American style and great portion sizes. If you're looking for a relaxing beer drinking experience, this probably isn't the place, but with Deschutes it's hard to beat the quality for the price.

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Photo of Junichi
3.6/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of chitowntink
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of DanJan
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Been here many times, most recently for the release of Abyss 2015 and its variants. Always enjoyed it, either for a quick beer or a couple hours of dinner and brews. I love the wood carvings throughout and the overall warmth the place exudes. Staff is friendly and quick and the food is excellent. I only wish they offered some more different beers. While you can taste most anything Deschutes brews, there's not a lot of experimental or one-off stuff. But that's really my only complaint. Stop by if you ever have the chance.

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