Five Pearl Happy Hour Spots within 5 Minutes of CENTRL Office

One of the most frequently asked questions our front desk staff receives after a long day of meetings is usually “where’s the best happy hour within walking distance?” Luckily there is not a shortage of high end restaurants, craft cocktails, sports bars and discounted bites just a few steps away from CENTRL Pearl. We would love to hear your favorites, here are a few that we recommend:


Oven & Shaker

What makes it great: What sets Oven and Shaker apart from the rest of the places on this list is that happy hour is more like happy afternoon, as discounted drinks and pizzas last from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. The start time of 2:30pm also allows people to pop in for a late lunch. The rotating draft beer is only $3 and craft cocktails range from $7-$8. The vibe is great when the weather is nice because they offer outdoor seating and a large wall of windows that opens up to NW Everett Street.

Try this: Nostrana Salad ($6), Spicy Salami Pizza with tomato, provolone, mozzarella and honey ($11) and House made gelato ($4).

Location: 1134 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209

Hours of operation: Open Daily, Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-11pm, Weekends 11:30am-12am

Happy hour: Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30pm, see happy hour menu here


  1. Clyde Common

What makes it great: This European style tavern offers vegetarian and meat-centered small plates for $3-$8, allowing guests to get everything from grilled asparagus to chicken wings. The craft cocktails are very unique and priced at only $6. Also a long one, as Clyde offers happy hour Monday through Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Perhaps take advantage of their small plates and drinks before heading to Tasty and Alder for dinner around the corner.

Try this: Clyde Common Rodeo Burger with bacon, American cheese, fired shallots, Marshall’s habanero BBQ and pickles for only $8 paired with a Southbound Squeeze cocktails that includes reposado tequila, lime, agave, Becherovka and house horchata ($6).

Location: 1014 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97205

Hours of operation: Open Daily, Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-11pm, Weekends 11:30am-12am

Happy hour: Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30pm, see happy hour menu here

  1. Oba!

What make it great: 5 different flavor options of $5 margaritas is definitely the best part of Oba’s happy hour menu. Take your pick from prickly pear, mango, guava, blood orange or Oregon marionberry. The tapas menu ranges from $4 to $8 and includes Chilaquiles, Empanada de Res and Tacos de Carne Asada. Watch your server make the guacamole at your table so you know everything is as fresh as can be during your visit.

Try this: Chips and Salsa ($4) and Papas Bravas ($6) as starters for Tacos de Pescado ($8) and of course a marionberry margarita ($5).

Location: 555 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Hours of operation: Sunday-Thursday 4:00-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 4:00-12:30am

Happy hour:  Daily 4:00-6:30pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00pm-10:00pm and Friday & Saturday 10:00pm-12:30am, and all evening on Sunday happy hour menu here


  1. River Pig

What makes it great: This is definitely the spot to watch the Blazer game, Timber’s game or really whatever game you are into after a long day at work! Sip on their daily punch for only $5 or enjoy a River Pig Lager for $4. Or if you had an especially rough day at work, spring for the Shot in the Dark (beer and whiskey pairing) for $10.

Try this: Curly fries with herbs, house seasonings and parmesan for only $2 is a great way to start off the afternoon. If you’re looking for a more substantial mid-afternoon snack go for the River Pig Nachos or Street Tacos, both only $6 each.

Location529 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Hours of operation: Tuesday-Friday 3:00pm-2:00am, Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday 11:00am-12:30am, Monday 3:00pm-12:30am

Happy hour:  Monday-Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm, see happy hour menu here

  1. Pearl Tavern

What makes it great: Feeling like you’ve outgrown Buffalo Wild Wings? So does Joey Harrington, former Oregon Football player. That’s why he opened Pearl Tavern, the newest ChefStable Project. Pearl Tavern has an upscale yet relaxed vibe that allows you to enjoy delicious food while watching the game.

Try this: Chicken wings ($5) or the Classic Burger ($9) paired with a Ryan Magarian designed cocktail for only $7.

Location: 231 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-:11:00pm, Friday 11:30am-1:00am  Saturday 10:00am-1:00am, Sunday 10:00am-11:00pm,

Happy hour:  Monday-Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm and 10:00pm-close, Brunch Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm see happy hour menu here