Portland >Bars & Pubs >
Lounges >Hale Pele
2733 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR | Directions 9721245.535176 -122.637650
Neighborhoods: Grant Park, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
Like an ancient Tiki carving, it has history too: a recent transformation from the old Thatch Tiki bar to Hale Pale under the watchful eye of Blair Reynolds (known for his line of cocktail syrups). There couldn't have been a better marriage between Hale Pale and Lilkoi, which brought the little bundle of Hawaiian "crack" bread to the menu.
Sometimes you just need to hunker down in a tiki lounge (like when you check ticket prices for Hawaii and do the math and realize that's a LOT of Mai Tais), and this one will do, with its comfortingly kitschy decor, strong cocktails, and daily happy hour (5-6pm). They serve Sunday Brunch too--think grilled Hawaiian bread with guava jam, coconut waffles, and kimchi scrambles.
If you enter Hale Pele at five in the evening to the sounds of thunderstorms and a gentle rain falling off the thatched roof into the small pool displays at the front--you're in luck! It's happy hour. While it's easy for the cocktails (try the Jet Pack and the Boo Loo) to steal the show, their food menu refuses to take a supporting role. The noodles, vegetables, and meat dishes are all island-inspired, creating the complete tiki bar experience.
Love rum? Then head to Portland's best Tiki Bar! Delicious cocktails with all the fixin's. killer food and a newly added Sunday brunch and you'll never have to leave! Best escape for winter blues PDX could ask for!
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Hale Pele on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.