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Review of Blue Ox Bar

Blue Ox Bar
Price range: USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: The Blue Ox Bar is open for the winter and summer seasons only. Tucked away just behind Timberline Lodge's main lobby, the Blue Ox Bar is a favorite watering hole steeped in history and tradition. This cozy hole-in-the-wall offers a comfortable reprieve from a day on the mountain - a warm place to grab a slice and a brew. Once you find the Blue Ox Bar, you'll find it hard to leave! Timberline Lodge was built in 1937 by Oregonians of the Depression Era under the WPA. The Lodge was nearly finished when it was noticed that there was no bar. Improvising architects altered a space designed for wood storage to create the Blue Ox Bar. The recently restored glass mosaic murals illustrate the well known Paul Bunyon legend and his beloved blue ox, Babe. The Blue Ox Bar menu features hand tossed pizza and other delectable snacks in a cozy lodge atmosphere. Thirsty? Try a handcrafted microbrew from the Mt Hood Brewing Co or a signature Blue Ox Bar cocktail.
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Very small, but entertaining. We had a few drinks and pizza and enjoyed the place very much. So small that people were waiting to get in.

Thank Olivia089
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Cozy little bar, no view. Pizza was good, limited menu. Good beer. Service a little lackadaisical. We shared a table with a couple through-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. I suspect this is a common stop, adds to the atmosphere.

Thank 993chucks
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

the Blue Ox bar. Stopped in for a quick snack in a couple of simple Diet Pepsi's. Personal size pizza was Top Notch. Service was excellent. And if you want to go somewhere and get a beer in about the most traditional, cozy, and satisfying location you must visit this little bar.

Thank 7,268
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The menu is limited but the food is above average. It was worth the time to enjoy the atmosphere, loved the Paul Bunyan theme.

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We were visiting timberline during the day and weren’t looking for a large lunch that was being served in the dining room and we stumbled across the Blue Ox. We had drinks and the pizzas. The pizzas are not large about six slices. There size is small but they are yummy! I highly recommend a stop for pizzas and a beer.

Thank VOLSatty
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