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Main Event Sports Grill Downtown

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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800 Main St, Vancouver, WA 98660-3134 (Formerly Main Event Sports Grill)
+1 360-448-7146
11:00 - 02:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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242 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a coupon so stopped in for lunch. We tried the steak bites appetizer and the ME chicken which was two Chicken Breasts Basted in their Jäger Glaze, Served with Saffron Rice, Seasonal Vegetables. I chose the asparagus which was pretty good except the bottom part of the asparagus was very woody although the flavor was pretty good on... More 

Thank Frequent D
Woodland, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going for happy hour or to meet up for a drink before catching a movie. They have the best food, we are never disappointed!

Thank alishas416
Vancouver, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We told our server it was our first time going to Main Event, and he surprised us with free truffle fries. He gave us the run down of what was good and popular on the menu, and was overall just happy to introduce us to the restaurant. I had a chicken and rice dish, and my husband had a burger.... More 

Thank Stevanie_F
Vancouver, Washington
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have eaten here often, for lunch and dinner---they have a great happy hour menu. We also had my latest birthday party there; was very pleased at how accommodating they were and the food was good and kept on coming. Would recommend for casual or dressy casual dining.

Thank 720dee
Atlanta, Georgia
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Ate here while on business in Portland. Walked from downtown hotel a few blocks away. Great happy hour food choices, including wedge salad, truffle fries, sliders, etc. Excellent local beer selection too (although no beer happy hour prices??). Would go again.

Thank Marion G
Bonita Springs, Florida
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99 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in around 9:30 pm and the place already had the DJ going with a good mix and ordered some beer and food. All the food was on par for bar food, but nothing stood out. The beer was good with a diverse mix of local brews.

Thank chgoguy1971
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Service was very good. We were able to catch the baseball game while we ate. The peanut butter burger is way better then what it sounds like. You should definitely give it a try. Worth giving it a try!

Thank Stanggirl66
Vancouver, Washington
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I've been to this place a few times and each time had a nice meal for a reasonable price. It is a sports bar and can be noisy at times, but that's typical. The food is nothing out of the ordinary, just plain good and for a reasonable price.

Thank JetwayJ
Portland, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Nice place to come for Happy Hour and normally one of our favorite places. Food selection is nice and good selection of draft beers as well. They also have several unique mixed drinks as well. Favorite items on the menu are the Truffle fries and the Caprese sticks. This evening was very interesting. We came in for happy hour and... More 

Thank Chris A
Bothell, Washington
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217 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We discovered this place after the last place we were visiting closed and we wanted something a little more to eat. It was a great find and the service was really good Server was really friendly, but it can get very loud in there, especially late at night, so beware. Food was really good and if we're in Vancouver again,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Main St, Vancouver, WA 98660-3134 (Formerly Main Event Sports Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-448-7146
Upscale sports grill (heavy emphasis on food), fantastic service staff in a great atmosphere.Seven years ago, a couple guys put their heads together and came up with a plan to open a unique restaurant in downtown Vancouver, WA. They wanted to create a community destination–a place where everyone from longshoreman to attorneys could come and feel relaxed and welcome while enjoying the best food in the area…without crossing the river. So, with particular focus on cuisine and customer service, Main Event arrived on the scene.Years later, Main Event is a local fixture that delivers family-friendly dining, the best happy hour in town, and an innovative cocktail menu for late-night drinks. Whether you are stopping in for the Quick Lunch, bringing kids in for a healthy meal, or settling down to watch your team play on one of their flat-screen T.V.s, Main Event’s renowned chef knows that customers “eat with their eyes” and presents creative, mouthwatering dishes that will keep you coming back for more.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?