Burnside Brewing Co.

Burnside Brewing Co.Burnside Brewing Co.
Burnside Brewing Co.Burnside Brewing Co.
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

701 E Burnside St
Portland, Oregon, 97214
United States

// CLOSED //

Notes: Closed as of February 5, 2019.
BEER STATS
Average:
3.7
Beers:
37
Reviews:
162
Ratings:
586
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.9
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
47
pDev:
10.26%
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Reviews by bdajedi:
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bdajedi from Bermuda

4.71/5  rDev +20.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Apr 21, 2017
More User Reviews:
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Specs from Missouri

4.36/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Dec 20, 2017
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Lingenbrau from Oregon

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Came here for the first time for the Fresh Hop
Pop Up Fest which got shut down promptly after my arrival due to improper licensing, so it was off to a rocky start for me. So naturally, we went inside and the first two beers I ordered off the menu were out. No worries... Got their Alt Star and then their Festbier which were decent, though they arrived later than everyone else's drinks. Pulled pork sandwich was good. The place itself was awesome, people were friendly enough, but there are so many great places in Portland and this one just didn't leave a great impression on me. I'd like to go back for a second chance, so maybe I'll see you again soon Burnside. Cheers!

Sep 22, 2017
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jjboesen from Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Opened in 2010, Burnside Brewing is located in a large modern building in a small strip mall on the other side of the river. It is right on the bus lines and near the streetcar, so it is easy to get to. It's a large building with a bar, a busy patio and a scattering of tables. I grabbed a hightop adjacent to the window. Excellent service as well. On tap are about 17 taps, which offer a worthwhile array of styles. During my lunchtime visit, I enjoyed their Isomer IPA, a crisp lager and a porter. The food was delicious; I recommend the schnitzel sandwich. Would have liked to hang out a little while longer, but this is Portland and I had to get to the next stop.

Aug 25, 2017
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GaryColeman from California

3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Jul 07, 2017
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Dschamp from Oregon

4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Jun 17, 2017
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Btip1969 from Oregon

3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Jul 03, 2016
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

what an enjoyable experience! tucked away in a more or less residential area, this is a cozy little neighborhood gastro brewery, with some really cool beer and delicious food. smaller inside, but they have a large picnic table patio set up on the side with plenty of seating, hops growing tall, and a cozy garden vibe out there. they had a decent lineup of beers covering a range of styles, but the india red ale was my favorite of the ones we had hands down, oozing hops with a nice toasty malt backbone, it really was fantastic. we dug the sweet heat too, with scotch bonnet peppers. we only shared one appetizer, a spicy cauliflower, and it was incredible. inventive and flavorful, fresh and spicy, we loved it. the other food leaving the kitchen looked rockstar as well. our service was exceptional, friendly and chatty, helpful with our trip planning, and just a woman with a genuinely happy disposition. an extremely comfortable place to sit outside and slug back a couple of beers. one of the best vibes of any brewery we visited in oregon on our trip...

Jun 06, 2016
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Intlpostman from California

3.86/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Apr 13, 2016
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jakemn91 from New Mexico

4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Feb 28, 2016
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DanJan from New Jersey

3.94/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Went here with my girlfriend for a few drinks before New Year's Eve festivities. A few drinks turned into a full sampler of their menu but it was WELL worth it, especially at the price! A very modern and simple feel, with the walls displaying various local art and memorabilia. Big TVs on the wall you could see from any angle and plenty of natural daylight pouring in. The staff was quick and courteous and offered suggestions based on what we liked and didn't like. Despite not having had many Burnside beers previously, we really liked it! Their seasonal selections especially were fantastic. Sweet Heat and The Duke of Earl Grey stood out the most as unique and tasty brews. Oh, and having your own parking lot is clutch!

Jan 04, 2016
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mklisz from New Hampshire

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Nov 22, 2015
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flexabull from California

3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Pretty good spot that we checked out for dinner on the first night of a recent PDX trip.

Vibe is pretty simple inside, low key with not a ton of decorations. Was busy and fairly loud too.

Quality is in general is good. I had a hoppy Pale Ale with dinner that was a solid B. I've tried others in the past that have been tasty as well.

Our service was decent. Slightly slow, but generally pleasant.

Selection was the standard lineup, and a handful of one offs.

Food was quite good, one of the better brewery meals I've had in sometime.

All in all? Pretty nice place, glad I checked it out. You can probably visit a few better places, but easily could do worse.

Nov 19, 2015
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anteater from Oregon

3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Oct 25, 2015
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schroeder1200 from New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Aug 27, 2015
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South2NW from Oregon

3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Aug 20, 2015
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breardon1776 from New York

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Great vibe ad unique crowd. Very diverse mix of people all there to enjoy some brews. I went about 4/5 in the afternoon. I ate the Cohiba. Excellent!! First time eating bacon ash. Bartender was attentive and ad some good conversation with a fellow bar mate. Great selection of beers.

Jul 31, 2015
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ZekeMillz from Oregon

3.54/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Jul 13, 2015
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Dicers from Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Jul 03, 2015
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tommyguz from Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Jul 02, 2015
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nickfl from Florida

4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Apr 25, 2015
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

3.9/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Apr 20, 2015
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italianstallion from Wisconsin

3.49/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Dec 21, 2014
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kamikazeokami from Oregon

3/5  rDev -23.1%

Dec 15, 2014
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gurumojo from Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Dec 04, 2014
Burnside Brewing Co. in Portland, OR
Brewery rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 586 ratings