3954 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR | Directions 9722745.551654 -122.675415
Monday To Sunday From 03:00 PM To 02:00 AM
Hate the sun but love to drink? Dodge strollers and patios on Mississippi to get to this long, dark hallway serving whiskey.
Trying too hard to be hip – Met a friend here for drinks one day after work. Instantly felt out of place as neither of us are the hipster types and nobody was going to go out of their way to make us feel welcome. Nonetheless we ordered beer and set about catching up...only to notice the creeper in the corner who kept blatantly ogling the women over his book. Eww.
Time to pay...apparently there is a minimum to pay with your credit/debit card and if you don't meet that you're charged a dollar. Um...would have been nice to be given that heads up.
Terrible service at a crappy bar – The atmosphere at the Crow Bar is pretty awful. From the moment I walked in, I began to feel suffocated - by both the crowd and the obnoxiously loud music. It wouldn't have been so bad, except that the hipsters who work there are basically a complete waste of space. Here's a tip: when a patron asks for a glass of water, it's customary to tell her nicely that she must get it herself, rather than roll your eyes, immediately assuming her stupidity at not knowing the ins and outs of YOUR workplace. I don't really mind getting my own water (I get it - you'll only do something for me if I'm obliged to tip you for it), but there's never an excuse to be rude, especially when your patrons put money DIRECTLY INTO YOUR POCKETS in the form of tips.
And don't get me started on the bartender's jeggings...
Unless you enjoy being treated like a worthless human being, try another bar.
Worst everything – Though several of the bartenders are fairly friendly (not saying the drinks beyond beer are). But, frankly, the attitude and obvious mediocrity stems from the owner's fear-mongering over employees it seems. At least one a-hole can't seem to get a grip on some of the basic human traits of being neighborly. As neighbors, they suck. Could not care any less about anything but making money, noise, and a huge mess.
don't choke, you'll have to grab your own water!!! – The crow bar is a great place, ...however, employees can make or break an experience and our was broken.
Everything was smooth and uneventful until we tried to use the restroom. Although it was a nice dance display, after waiting 10 minutes we had to knock and yell to the three people inside, that there were in fact, people who needed to urinate waiting. uh, duh.
We had a few drinks straight on the rocks super simple, sum delicious small tid bit to eat. Right at the end....during last call my boyfriend began to choke, possibly on a delicious chip served with our grilled cheese, but when we asked the bartender woman immediately infront of us with urgency for a glass of water (twice) she directed us to the back patio for water. ...in our pressing circumstance i ran to the patio & grabbed the much needed water. Since she was otherwise detained & busy pouring the hurried last call 2am drinks as well as to busy to get/notice a choking man .....rather than talking directly to her i jotted a note on the bar napkin and left it in the empty water cup, hoping this may stir some reflection on the situation in her mind. Evidently, this got her attention faster than a choking man.
In all, this email is to remind these people & this woman to pay attention to the details. Assuredly, she will dismiss us as a**holes. i say, who cares. Pay attention to people, details, and situations .....or all is lost.
ps: regulars who righteously use your establishments only restroom as a playground are a bars most obnoxious patrons! ! !
will not return if the same women is on shift, but like this establishment otherwise.
A comfy North Mississippi watering hole with "Cheers"-like appeal. – In Short
This long space with exposed brick and ductwork overhead is made cozy by wood accents, plants and flickering white votives. The hip 20- to 30-something crowd lines the long bar or slides into church pews-turned-booths. Drink options include an ever-changing chalkboard list of wines--all available by the glass--and a dozen microbrews. A small selection of snacks like Brie and crackers, mixed nuts, and a salami plate match the libations nicely.
Dig It! – Feels like a neighborhood bar...inexpensive wine makes it nice to try a variety of styles and brands. Happy Hour is great and is very relaxing, not the same feel you might have at a Pearl and DWT spot. Bartenders are waitress staff were quick and very friendly!
Get rid of the smoke !! – Great neighborhood bar, low key, no frills, pool, jbox music but the smoke is outragious. I'd love to go back but no way with all the smoke.
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