Catch a Trail Blazers Game at These Portland Sports Bars
The Portland Trail Blazers are heading into the NBA playoffs, and it’s time to don your favorite player’s jersey and cheer our team to victory. If you’re lucky enough to have tickets, our luxury Portland hotel is conveniently located right across the street from the Moda Center, but if not, you’ll need a good sports bar to take in the action. In Portland, a good sports bar is far more than just a run-down diner with a tiny TV. You can expect amazing small bites, thoughtful craft beer selections, and plenty of supersize screens at all of our favorite sports bars below.
Rip City Grill
This food-cart-turned-restaurant offers an ultra-cool vibe and swish-worthy sandwiches (including their incredible tri-tip steak sandwich) on the cheap. You may be tempted to swing by Rip City Grill and grab a sammy even when there’s not a Trail Blazers game on (and we don’t blame you) but trust us, it’s a lot more fun when you’re shouting “defense!” between bites with your Blazer-loving buddies.
River Pig Saloon
If you want a local-favorite watering hole that’s perfect for imbibing and celebrating a Trail Blazer win with your fellow fans, River Pig Saloon is nothing but net. With its well-crafted cocktails, impressive Northwest pub grub, and neighborhood feel, River Pig Saloon stirs hometown pride in even the most casual Blazers fan.
Spirit of ‘77
Just a few blocks from the Moda Center, Spirit of ’77 (an homage to the Blazers’ 1977 title) is Portland’s premier place to watch the NBA playoffs. Play a few rounds of Pop-a-Shot before the game, then grab a draft beer and a seat at a communal table and soak up the sports bar’s electric energy that’s second only to being at the actual arena.
The Fields Bar & Grill
You can’t miss the big game, but you also want to sip on a nice glass of merlot. We get it. The Fields Bar & Grill is the spot for you. From their signature avocado fries to their drool-worthy Bulgogi Korean Tacos, this upscale sports sanctuary has a seasonal, made-from-scratch menu won’t disappoint. Cozy up on a sofa as you’re entertained by screens in every direction.
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, a stay at our Portland boutique hotel means you’ll be close to the best destinations, restaurants, and things to do in Portland. The team at Hotel Eastlund looks forward to helping you discover our beautiful city.