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The Driftwood Room

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American, Bar, Pub
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729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-1906
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 2:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am
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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Time to wind down, grab a martini with 3 olives and sit back and enjoy the comfort and quite. Darkly lit just enough to be inconspicuous.

Thank cgarlvr09
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their happy hour wasn't that great of a bargain but the cocktails were good and the ambiance was relaxing. It had a very swanky 1950s vibe. What a great hotel bar!

Thank micromaniac
Portland, OR
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This bar is located inside the Hotel de Luxe which is decorated in old Hollywood luxury but the Driftwood has an equally unique decor of dark and sultry with the driftwood as art. The bar has very low light and intimate seating for sexy hushed liaisons. The bartenders know their stuff- a must in this craft cocktail town. We enjoyed... More 

Thank CarrsPDX
Sacramento, California
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Small bars have a unique charm. People are often apt to chat to strangers and share fun stories in this one. This bar has a capacity of probably less than 30 people, with small table seating and at the bar. The bartenders are classic Portland experts with a wide selection of spirits. They have a small bar menu if you... More 

Thank Carolyn S
san clemente, ca
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Very dark, romantic bar. Cozy seating. Wonderful cocktails and bites. Early and late-night happy hours.

Thank laurieSanClemente_Ca
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in driftwood for a drink before dinner. The ambiance was very nice and the service was great. The room is very small and quaint, it is a great place to have a drink on a date. I had the springtime in Paris (my new favorite drink) and my husband had a Manhattan. Both drinks were very good, I will... More 

Thank Kristin S
Portland, Oregon
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for happy hour before going to crystal ballroom. Drinks - nice $5 Pilsner and Pinot Grigio. Very attentive service. The food. We had charcuterie plate and salmon. Both good. Waiter brought extra bread for charcuterie on request. Atmosphere was great for a quiet drink. Dark. Small tables. Unique decor. It was mid-week so there was plenty of space.... More 

Thank Paul_K_Oregon
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318 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This restaurant was in our hotel (de Luxe) and we came here for a late night dinner and enjoyed it. It is open 9:30 to close for Happy Hour, which is great. I ordered a champagne drink (Springtime in Paris) and steamers with clams. I enjoyed both. My niece got a roasted cauliflower and my sister ordered a flatbread. Her... More 

Thank Glee47
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I love this happy hour... it's one of my favorites in all of Portland. Every time I get the exact same thing because it is sooo good that I can't even try anything else :) I always get the mac and cheese and the cactus flower tequila cocktail and both are amazing. The service is always professional and fun. The... More 

Thank Kelsey D
kansas city
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Small space, but intimate. It was a little loud and crammed, as there was a wedding at the hotel...the wedding guests really jammed up the lobby area and it was REALLY loud. We had gone for happy hour the past two nights (late night HH) and it was fine.

Thank bizbaz99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-1906
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503.219.2094

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?