Quality Inn Downtown Convention Center
431 N.E. Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 233-7933
Fax: (360) 282-6133
Whether you are a late-night bird or a chirpy morning person, this music venue cum restaurant located within the Jupiter Hotel premises welcomes you to its diverse services. Doug Fir Lounge was especially created to display the talents of the musically inclined. The interiors are classy and comfortable. The restaurant with its breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night menus takes care of all your hunger pangs. A first class sound system boosts the performance energy, keeping the guests asking for more. And in case you don't want to drive back home, step into the adjacent hotel. With all these features in store, no wonder this young lounge has gained quick popularity.
Take a trip back in time at Jones, one of the hippest nightclubs in Portland. Recreating the disco era and styles from the 80s and 90s, this nightclub enables you to relive the decades gone by. Occasions like Valentine's Day, Halloween, Mardi Gras and others, are celebrated with great gusto here; the club is embellished in tune with the theme and guests are expected to dress accordingly. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can enjoy a vibrant nightlife, dancing and drinking till 2a. When the music stops, you can enjoy an early morning breakfast, that is served till 4a.
Dance the night away to the DJ's beats on the dancefloor surrounded by mirrors, with laser shows adding to the entertainment quotient. The absence of a cover charge and regular drag shows and parties make CC Slaughters even more of an attraction, and it comes as no surprise that it is one of the most popular gay nightclubs in the city. The Rainbow Room is a secluded enclave where the mood-lighting creates a relaxed atmosphere, and you can kick back with an Appletini to sip on.
Nestled in the nerve center of Portland's bustling and historic Chinatown, lies East Chinatown Lounge. As the name suggests, the decor and the food list reflects a dominant oriental influence. Even its location, between the Magic garden and Portland's Classic Chinese Gardens, adds to its eastern ambiance. Enjoy a blast from the past by joining this club during their disco themed nights; dress up in bell-bottom pants, flowery flowing shirts, polka-dot dresses and groove to the beats. They also offer some light meals to accompany your drinks.
Rotture pronounced as "roh-tur-ay" is located in the Industrial neighborhood of Lower Southeast Portland. The variety in music differs with every playing band and DJ. The space constitutes of a length that runs along till the end of the room with the stage at one end and the bar at the side. Reverse Dotty and the Cany Cane Shivs, Massive Moth, Hot Victory, DJ Beyonda are some of the names that have performed here.
One of the popular venues for live music in the city, Branx is the highlight of the Industrial District nightlife. Taking over the reins from Satyricon, this venue has made 2nd Avenue a known address for some excellent live music and great DJs. Do stop by here when in town to catch some rock, punk, drum & bass, or some electronica.
Loveland in Southeast Portland is like a magnet for all those who enjoy great bands. This joint in the Industrial District has a great vibe from the moment you step in. Live bands play here regularly. Be warned, the place tends to get crowded really fast so get there early to be assured of a good spot to watch the show. The food at Loveland is quite good and they even have options for vegans. All in all this is one place you don't want to miss.
If you are on a look for a nightclub playing hard rock music, good ambiance and cool crowd, then Meow Meow is the place for you. This lively nightclub specializes in hard rock and metal music. It is also a venue for a number of concerts and rock shows. The chic ambiance teamed with state-of-art sound and light equipments make this a favorite venue for rock concerts. When visiting Meow Meow, wear your dancing shoes and make sure you are dressed to kill.
If you are looking for a laugh, this is where you need to be. This adult-only stand-up comedy club is situated in a lively part of Old Town. Locals love to gather with friends and share some laughs in the simple, relaxed atmosphere. Appetizing fare, such as juicy burgers, is available. Enjoy cocktails, beer or wine from the full-service lounge. Arrive 30-45 minutes early to ensure seats for the show, it fills up quickly. There is no drink minimum and smoking is not allowed.
The lower floor of Portland's very first theater, The New Market Theater is home to the upscale nightlife joint The Rose bar | lounge. Brick walls surrounding contemporary styled furniture, with dim lighting covering this place in a warm glow, creates an elegant ambiance. Choose from their list of creative concoctions, beers and wine, while you take a break from all that dancing. Depending on season, this bar and lounge opens its doors from 4p on selected Saturdays. Contact the management for details before visiting.
One of Portland's busiest nightclubs, Dante's is a mid-sized, flame-themed venue that hosts national acts and cabaret, all week through. It keeps on spreading joy through its weekly acts and live paranormal talk radio till the late hours of the night. The menu has a gist of Americana and Italian touch and the pizzas of Dante's have even won an award! On Mondays, you can even do a karaoke with the live band whose performance is slated for that day. Some of the regulars here are Clyde Lewis, Iron City Rock, Candlelight Comedy Show and Sinferno Cabaret.
Night life for Portland teens got a little more exciting when the doors to this dance club opened. The club caters to young adults under the age of 21. Bouncers, cameras and metal detectors watch over the kids while they dance and play pool and video games. The club is drug and alcohol free, providing supervised entertainment without the embarrassment of parent chaperones. Ages 16 and up are welcomed, but after midnight it is 18 and up for new arrivals. Only cash payments are accepted.