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Dan and Louis Oyster Bar

) #261 of 3,585 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
+1 503-227-5906
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (119 reviews)
“chowder” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stumbled into this place looking for a bite to eat. We grabbed a seat at the oyster bar and had a great chat with the oyster-tender. This place has a lot of history on it's walls and it's been family-owned for...More

2  Thank HoneyLea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like oysters stop in here. Its been around since 1907 owned by the same family, in other words its an institution. Stopped in for oysters, 6 kinds tried all of them. Had a 7th calked sea monster, see pic, bigger than my hand....More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in late one night for a bite to eat. We only sampled the fish tacos and oysters Rockefeller. Nice spot. Good food. Friendly service. Did you know Sebastian Cabot ate here? So did Jonathan WInters! Lots of stuff on the walls. Fun to explore

Thank OhWowMan
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic flight layover. Good food and good service in old town portland. Drinks are strong and good.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This not a luxe place. But, everything about it is just perfect: the fresh shucked oysters, fried seafood, great selection of beers, stiff drinks, adequate wine selection, old style service -- you feel like all the servers are family, a warren of dining spaces and...More

1  Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I like the verity of oyster choices Dan and Louis Oyster Bar has to offer. It is a Portland icon and has a fun décor. Stop by for a plate to share with a friend. Or better yet take a group and have a tasting....More

Thank Jeanie B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Food continues to be very good as I remember. This historic significance of this restaurant is what brings many people back. The waitress shared that her husband is the fourth generation owner/chef with their kids who help out on weekends being the 5th. I have...More

Thank Cooper1941
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place has a good variety of oysters from the region, cozy atmosphere, welcoming service and good variety of wines and beer. They are located near old town, lots of tourists around, pricing is slightly high, you could find same or similar variety elsewhere for...More

1  Thank greentan
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My family and I ate there this last Saturday evening. This was a memorable occasion for us as it was a very favorite place for us to eat when my parents were alive. It had been many years since we have eaten there. The restuarant...More

Thank Puffkins
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a gem of a place. Has an adorable bar in the front of the restaurant. They have some of the best seafood stews around. We came in for happy hour and a crab louie. Sat in the bar and had a great time....More

1  Thank shewholovestoeat
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a gluten free menu?
25 February 2016|
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Response from crbVancouver_WA | Reviewed this property |
We used to frequent this place and they had great food and good service. They have whittled down the menu to a single sheet with very few options. The Crab Louis that we loved is no longer. Try either of Jake's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5906
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