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Dan and Louis Oyster Bar

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) #272 of 3,618 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
+1 503-227-5906
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“oysters” (124 reviews)
“chowder” (27 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
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1 - 10 of 287 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I haven't been here in a few years but have always enjoyed. The oysters didn't disappoint, although the price seemed a lot higher than I recall in the past. We did a sampler and really enjoyed all of them. The service really took away from...More

Thank Sheryl A
Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills traditional oyster bar with a long history. If you want to feel you are getting an authentic Portland experience, this is a must. The staff are great and the oysters are magic. Good vfm too - and how many oysters bars can you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We literally used to make Portland our destination (over 350 miles) on a weekend whim to get lunch or dinner here. This went on for about 8+ years. Since the last couple of years, the quality has steadily declined. We have kept going back, hoping...More

Thank ourpeacefullhome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got into town from a long drive. Hubby wanted oysters. We found the restaurant OK but unsure where to go in to be seated. It was early and couldn't find fiqure out who to ask for help. The person working the bar took us...More

Thank bobvickie98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had lunch before the medicare for all protest/march...i had a heiineken, and my partner had a guiness...we each had the salmon louie salad and sat outside in the street closed down to vehicles, a big plus....the staff are real friendly..in fact one woman was...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just landed in Portland. Came in to check out the oysters. Good location. However, these aren't jumbo oysters: too skimpy on the ingredients to be Oysters Rockefeller, and definitely not worth a 25 minute wait. V

Thank SeasonedFoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love fresh oysters, you have to visit this place. The restaurant is a historic site from the early 1900s, needing a little TLC, but where the oysters are the star. And if you go during happy hour (4 to 6pm), you can get...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed July 1, 2017

You gotta visit just to see this vintage restaurant. Off of an alley street with other cool restaurants and the Kit Kat Club (not seedy at all). I had the Cajun Po Boy and it was good. Tons of fries but a little luke warm....More

Thank spelkey56
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We 3 gals liked the cozy look of Dan & Louis Oyster Bar located in an old section of downtown Portland. We were greeted warmly by our server as soon as we walked in. I noticed that the people at other tables, plus the people...More

1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed June 18, 2017

My husband and I stumbled into this place looking for a bite to eat. We grabbed a seat at the oyster bar and had a great chat with the oyster-tender. This place has a lot of history on it's walls and it's been family-owned for...More

2  Thank HoneyLea
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February 24, 2016|
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Response from crbVancouver_WA | Reviewed this property |
We used to frequent this place and they had great food and good service. They have whittled down the menu to a single sheet with very few options. The Crab Louis that we loved is no longer. Try either of Jake's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5906
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