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Darcelle's XV

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GREAT FUN

Darcelle's is a Drag club that features dancing, singing, comedy. It is so much fun. Darcelle has... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Islandtraveler2307
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Seattle, Washington
Fantastic Night Out!

This was my first drag show and Darcelle who is shortly turning 88 years old was fantastic. All the... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Lynn5450
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Portland, Oregon
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In business since 1967 and run by Portland's best-loved cross-dresser, this cabaret is a campy Portland institution with a female-impersonator show that has been a huge hit for years.
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208 NW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3911
Old Town - Chinatown
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Darcelle's is a Drag club that features dancing, singing, comedy. It is so much fun. Darcelle has been doing this for over 50 years. He is 88 years old. They serve food, drinks...and the audience loves the show. It is an evening of fun. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This was my first drag show and Darcelle who is shortly turning 88 years old was fantastic. All the male/females were the best dancing, singing and Darcelle herself was the excellent and adorable!. Try it you will not regret it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lynn5450
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This place is friggin' AMAZING. I took my adult (duhhh) daughter here and we had the most amazing time. Darcelle is LEGEND and she surrounds herself with legends in the making. If you enjoy good entertainment (notice I didn't say wholesome ;) haha) please do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenny M
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This was my very first time attending a drag show and it was extremely entertaining. From beginning to end, I laughed, danced, and thoroughly enjoyed myself. We ordered drinks that came in a signature leg cup with a fishnet pantyhose and it was great. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank laquentusj
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to a show like this. I had a great time, and the female... Wait no the male... Ah, whatever they were, they were incredible. The small club added to the atmosphere. This club is part of why Portland is Porland....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BRETT A
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here a few times many moons ago! I took a risk and brought a new boyfriend with me on a date night. He’s from North Carolina and it was his first time to Portland. “While in Portland...” lol We both had a fabulous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kamsmom99
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Performers were wonderful. Lady Gaga performer was outstanding as well as the performer who did Private Dancer. Little pricy to get in but Darcelle was super nice. Good drinks.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 13lilyden
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We had an absolute blast at this Drag Queen show. The location is in Chinatown, which can be a bit dingy but nothing scary. The venue was smaller than I expected but all the staff were very friendly. We were on a multi-generational girls' weekend...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

The venue is brilliant and takes you into another world, loved the warm up music, sailing through a world of musical classics. Intimate and friendly, you're welcomed in by Darcelle and made to feel really at home. The show itself included lots of songs we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I've now been here three times in the last 6 months! It's so entertaining and that Poison Waters is the funniest! I loved the show and it gets more exciting as the night progresses. Another thing I love about this place is that support the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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