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Branch Whiskey Bar

American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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2926 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7034
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Goodyear, Arizona
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If tasting unusual and hard to find bourbons is one of your favorite pleasures, you may never leave this bar. A two-page selection of bourbons awaits you.... And also scotches and other whiskeys.....or whisky as the Scotch would spell it. There's also great burgers, grilled romaine salad, and duck fat fries. Yum.

Thank AZGrotta
Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We visited this restaurant for pris fixe month in Portland. Hundreds of restaurants offer a three course meal for 29$. Since I do like whiskey, this seemed like a great place to visit. The food was better then average and what made the place a 5 was the personable service we got. My main course was not what I ordered... More 

Thank draePDX
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Earlier in the month, we thought we would have some pre-concert (next door is the Alberta Rose Theater) drinks and food. We had 2 hours before the show, so we were not in a hurry. Right off the bat, they were out of Chardonnay and their wine list was extensive, but lacking in good solid whites. Our waiter offered us... More 

Thank Stacy B
Portland, Oregon
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204 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

My husband and I ordered the Alberta Burger and the Daily Veg which was roasted turnips in truffle butter. Both were incredibly rich - over the top rich! The fries were tasty but quite salty. The burger had carmelized onions and blue cheese so rich was to be expected but it was kind of overwhelming. The turnips were delicious but... More 

Thank Pdxgirl2015
Corvallis, Oregon
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Drinks, as expected, are great. We also really enjoyed the stuffed dates and charcuterie board. Two of our group had burgers and upgraded to duck fat fries. WAY too salty. I had the roasted chicken. The chicken was moist and flavorful, a bit salty. Morels in the sauce added a nice earthiness and texture. The accompanying au gratin potatoes were... More 

Thank saudisandy
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350 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Went for Portland Dining Month - wasn't disappointed in the whiskey selection. Had two tasters. Service was incredibly slow - even for laid back PDX. Food was just average. In general, the idea of dining month is to showcase foods. Would say the the dessert was the best part. Place was also incredibly LOUD. Don't understand why places play music... More 

Thank BlueHenFlyer
Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely spot! Great beverage menu & the food is very very nice! Duck fat fries, radicchio salad, prosciutto wrapped dates... Need I say more! Service was awesome too!

Thank Beth F
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Oh man! We had great service and outstanding food, but the top of the list? Hands down the Mac & Cheese! It is THE BEST I've ever had! Sorry mom!

Thank MechEng2K
Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Branch is a small restaurant/whiskey bar located on the trendy Alberta Street, set up with a combination of regular dining tables, high top tables, and a bar. A very wide selection of whiskeys of all types, innovative and traditional cocktails, wines, and a few beers on tap are available. The menu has appetizers/shareables, a daily soup and vegetable, several interesting... More 

Thank Peeteega
Galway, Ireland
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. The cocktail menu is great and we spent the night trying out all their different whiskey cocktails. My husbands favourite being their amazing old fashioned. Staff were great and i Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Sarah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2926 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7034
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (503)206-6266

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