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Rialto Poolroom Bar & Cafe

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Address: 529 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR
11:00 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:30

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Love the Philly CheeseSteak

I love the casual demeanor of Rialto. No nonsense pub food, lots of tvs, pool, and booze served quickly and by friendly folks. I love the cheesesteak sandwich and they do fast... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 March 2016
Hebah A
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I love this place, and I'm so glad it's going to stay open. My wife and I had our wedding rehearsal lunch here, and we're so glad we did. It's a fun place for anyone, as the food is outstanding, especially for the price, the drinks are expertly mixed, the pool hall is classy, and the Jack London underground bar... More 

Thank BlueBox77
Rodeo, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday, the bar wasn't too busy and we played pool for free, which is hard to come by anywhere. The cider was the drink of the night and were only 3 bucks, and the blackberry flavor was delicious! The garlic fries and burger were gourmet for less than you'd find at most diners. Friendly staff and... More 

Thank Kellymse
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I love the casual demeanor of Rialto. No nonsense pub food, lots of tvs, pool, and booze served quickly and by friendly folks. I love the cheesesteak sandwich and they do fast togo food. A neighborhood classic stopping point.

Thank Hebah A
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

My friend had never tried a Rueben Sandwich before, so I convinced her to split one with me. Truly, the best I've ever had. My friend liked it so much, she's afraid to order one anywhere else and be disappointed! We also each had a cup of the Tomato Bisque Soup. That too was delicious. We also enjoyed sitting by... More 

Thank CharleneLP P
Grants Pass, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Hung out here for a bit before riding the train to the airport. Sort of a dark bar that reminds you of the 70's. Staff very friendly prices not bad. The didn't have a large beer selection seemed mostly a cocktail bar. They have lots of tv's to watch sports, and that is what I did. Not crowded as it... More 

Thank Dawn D
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

I have been to Rialtos a few times but it was always after Brewfest to get a cocktail or just a place I stopped in to get a drink when I was in the area, but I never really sat down for any long period of time. I went there recently on a Sunday to meet up with a friend... More 

Thank Dave L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night around 10:30 on an Oregon game night and it wasn't too crowded, we were able to get a table to sit at. Bloody Mary's were awesome with olives and asparagus. Would definitely go back.

Thank hung_low_son
Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Stopped in at the Rialto to play pool and have a few drinks. Music was great, crowd was ecclectic, enjoyed our few hours except it was HOT. Portland doesn't always have the type of heat they've seen this summer-so no AC-but lots of space and didn't feel crowded even though there were lots of people there.

Thank TinaJensen
Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

After playing two games of pool and having a single drink, the bartender tried to charge me for 1.5 hours of table time (20 minutes in reality). The bartender put those charges on my tab despite seeing the time stamp of when I ordered my drink. The manager had clearly seen this sort of thing before and quickly reversed the... More 

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Big fan. Great place for a group of friends or for the solo alcoholic. The bartenders are good folks and the music doesn't often suck. Centrally located and easy to get to. It's a comfortable place and not bad for pool either. It's dimly lit but not so dim that you can't see what the eff you're doing. I like... More 

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