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1215 SW Alder St, Adjacent to Grüner, Portland, OR 97205-2209 (Alder Street)
503-241-7163
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Portland
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630 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Well made cocktails, upscale pub food, ENGLISH MUFFIN PIZZA, SHORT RIB SHEPHERD’S PIE etc. Decent but obscure wines about $10+

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Thank tfizzle
Reno, NV
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Had a nice visit to Kask, even if for only one drink. We tucked in on a busy Friday night while waiting for a table at nearby Tasty n Alder. We learned that Kask had been closed for a bit since our last visit. Delighted it was back up and running now. High end cocktails, great beer and wine selection... More 

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Thank wpack99
Portland, Oregon
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151 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited here while waiting for our table at their restaurant, Gruner, next door the last night they served their 'standard' menu. We were taken with how quaint and kozy this small bar was. It is really old school inside with a lot of wood and antiques in the right way. The drink menu was shot but very creative and... More 

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Thank LovesTravel51
Del Mar, California
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I heard of this place through a friend. It was a small, quaint bar. I was there early so there was plenty of seating around 7:00 p.m. The bartenders are more like mixologists and are very knowledgeable about the drinks. They were very precise in what ingredients they used and the drinks were delicious. I had the Alexander's Wept. They... More 

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Thank ErinP27
Munich, Germany
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Great atmosphere this bar has. the cocktails are very intresting and taste like they should , strong!! Great downtown all around booze place.

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Thank Liav1616
UK
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44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great little bar, which serves great drinks, in a cool interior. They also serve excellent small snacks.

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Thank Pristina
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a fun, hip place to get a drink in Portland. Even though it was fairly full and there was one large party when we were there, the service was very good. I liked the decor, but the tables are quite low and the lamps hang very low as well, so watch your head if you're a tall person.... More 

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Thank H H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

These guys are like mad scientists. Sat at the bar and one of the bar tenders was so very nice answering all my nutty questions about what he was making. Cool room with a great small atmosphere. Very inventive with the drink selection. Highly recommended.

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Thank Robbie O
Los Altos, California, United States
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443 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If you want great cocktails that are custom in a cool downtown Portland setting, Kask is your place. It has a hip vibe and the bar and wait staff are exceptional! A do not miss for a great drink or dinner with friends while in Portland.

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Thank Rhett L
Vancouver, Washington
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have to say, I love my german food and I love my german beer! This place makes some of the best dishes, that make me want to go back again and again! There are a few dishes on there that I could add to my "if I die this would be my last meal menu!" It is that good!... More 

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Thank Savannah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
German, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 SW Alder St, Adjacent to Grüner, Portland, OR 97205-2209
    (Alder Street)
  • Public Transportation: Streetcar at 11th and Alder, #15 bus at 11th and Alder, MAX stop at Galleria/SW 10th and Morrison.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-241-7163

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?