Art Bar & Bistro

Portland Center Stage

Given the unpredictable quality of Portland's theater productions, it's a genius move to have a bar located on the first floor of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, home of the Newmark Theatre and next door to the Schnitz. I'm pretty sure all of Portland's theaters should make it this easy to slam down a drink before a play, and clearly, I'm not the only one: Really, the only good reason to hit the ArtBar is if you're seeing a show at the Newmark, the Schnitz, or the Winningstad, and then everybody who's seeing something is in line. ArtBar has a small menu and a few tables, but it's better to just barge your way to the front of the bar line and get something quick from the beer or wine lists. Or the beer and wine lists, depending on how much culture you're about to experience. ERIK HENRIKSEN

Art Bar & Bistro

1111 SW Main St., Portland, OR 97202
503-432-2905
Hours: Open on show days at 5:30pm
Restaurant Details
  • Features Cocktails, If Your Parents Are Paying, Reservations Recommended, Romantic, Wine/Beer
  • Cuisine Italian, American, Small Plates
Bar Details
  • Scene Bar
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