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BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 3,492
Beer Avg: 3.64
Taps: 10 / Bottles: 8
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]
1313 NW Marshall St
phone: (503) 241-7179
Pub Phone: (503) 241-3612
Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday 7:00am - 12:00am
Sunday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
(Place added by: BeerAdvocate)
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Reviews by hopsbreath:
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5 | $$
Visited Bridgeport during my most recent trip to Portland. None of their beers in the bottle really excite me but I was denied service when I was there back in 2006 due to the bartender thinking my Tennessee driver's license was a fake. This return trip was to see what I missed out on.
Nice atmosphere inside. Lots of stainless steel, lots of wood, and an abundance of exposed brick. A very cozy and relaxing place for sure; my wife and I opted to head to the loft upstairs.
Service was good. Our server was quick to the point without much flair and we were served quickly. She was the only server for the packed loft and not once did I find myself wonder where the food/drinks were. Definetley a job well done.
The beers are all about average if not a little better. They run a $3 pint special at happy hour served in imperial pint glasses.
My wife and I split a pizza that was among one of the best pizzas I have ever had. For dessert we split a chocolate bread pudding that was also worth mentioning. The dessert paired wonderfully with the ping of Blackstrap stout I was sipping on. That combination receives my highest recommendation.
The value was very good. One wild Oregon mushroom pizza, two pints each for my wife and me for a total of four pints, and one chocolate bread pudding came to a total of $35...tip included.
I would recommend this place for a relaxing evening and enjoyable time with friends. The beer is not the best, but the value makes it better. I am moving to Portland in May and you will be able to find me at Bridgeport during happy hour on occasion.
03-23-2010 16:24:50 |
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vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
So this will be a bit of an unusual review in that I didn't visit, I actually had my wedding reception here in August. Other than The Big Day Itself, i have probably been there a dozen times through the past 5 years.
Atmosphere- Very large street-side deck, tons of tables on the main level with views of the bakery area and production rooms, second level is more focused around high-tops and TV screens. The banquet room that we used was all exposed timber and arched windows; totally picturesque. As with most Portland brewpubs, it is very low on both formality and snobbishness.
Quality-Above average. We were able to have the stout on nitro tap and a cask, which was dope. They do a fresh hop ale annually which is also dope.
Service-Generally awesome. Normal service is attentive but not overbearing. Staff was super knowledgeable about the beverages and food that they serve. For the event they indulged our every whim without question or hesitation and were super-competent and patient.
Food-A game of two halves. Their normal menu if down-the-middle pub food, or the normal burgers, fries, and salads denomination. Great beaked goods, particularly the pretzels. For the wedding reception the food was fantastic. We had salmon and a mushroom chicken item, both of which were great. They had a hazelnut blackberry salad that everyone loved and which was about as Oregon as you can get.
Value-Pretty good. Stupid cheap happy hour ($3 pints if memory serves). We fed 90ish people at $40 a head plus $12 a person in booze, which worked to 2-2.5 alcoholic drinks a piece. We had set a higher drink limit which we did not hit.
09-23-2013 00:59:58 |
More by Monteiro
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75 | $$
Wow, have never reviewed this place... but have visited a couple times every year since we moved to Portland almost 14 years ago (pre-remodel). Bridgeport was, in fact, our very first stop after landing in Portland (May 1999) for an exploratory visit. I remember the low ceilings, communal benches and somewhat grungy feel of what was then a pizza pub in the midst of a VERY working-class neighborhood (remember the aroma of the meat rendering plant across the street in particular...). Now Bridgeport is a different place, modernized with an 'industrial chic' aesthetic that plays well with the expansive condos and gentrification on surrounding Pearl District blocks.
Yesterday, my wife and I made an impromptu stop for a couple Happy Hour pints (still a bargain at $3) and warm pretzels. The day was warm and sunny, appropriate as it was my birthday! Sat on the east-facing loading dock deck eying the foot traffic (good people-watching) and the mix of business professionals and 20-something hipsters seated around us. Have sat many times inside near the fancy marble bar or at high tables nearby. The space is really 3 different areas, divided fairly equally between: a bar/pub immediately inside the front doors (a couple TVs usually tuned to games), a lower-level dining hall ('gift shop' area in-between, filled with T-shirts and fancy growlers and bottles to-go) and an upper bar/banquet space for large groups and overflow dining. Large chunks of the upper floor and walls are cut away, creating a much more open, day-lit space than before. For guys, I recommend a visit (warranted or not) to the upstairs Mens room; you will not find a larger urinal anywhere!
So the beer here? Pretty standard stuff from the regular Bridgeport lineup. True imperial pints are poured and free samples given, so no complaints with size. temperature is also appropriate... not too cool. Blue Heron (S's choice) and their flagship IPA are always on, as are their bigger beers like Kingpin and Hop Czar (my choice yesterday). Got to try a couple of seasonals: the Smooth Ryed (a rye, duh?) and Summer Squeeze (lemongrass and yuzu make for an "interesting" citrus character). Service was efficient and reasonably friendly - which I've found to be the case on most instances over the years.
Menu is pretty extensive, pizzas are pretty tasty, too. I miss the bakery that lasted here for a few years. Prices are a bit high, but the whole neighborhood is sorta that way.
Worth a visit if you're in NW and want some nostalgia, although not a destination for most beer geeks (anymore). But I'm glad we went yesterday am usually happy with the experience on any (infrequent) visit.
05-21-2013 16:19:27 |
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