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Dan and Louis Oyster Bar

££ - £££
Old Town - Chinatown
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208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
+1 503-227-5906
12:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Several natives to Portland had suggested other seafood restaurants but after wandering around, we stumbled upon Dan and Louis Oyster Bar. It's coziness and seafaring theme made it an easy pick. It was an excellent place to unwind after a day of walking and exploring. The service was great and food was excellent. In fact, we ate there twice over... More 

Thank Sara S
Branford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large friendly place to eat. Good selection of oysters. Convenient location near down town. Prices were reasonable.

Thank David G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

3 stars only because of food quality Service is a 2 stars Great location and atmosphere Old school except service Had to wait over 30 min to get order for 4 people Asked for bread and butter never got it even though was supposed to be part of the menu when ordering oysters Fresh oysters good but different sizes ,... More 

Thank Constantin I
San Antonio, Texas
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189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

we had dinner at Don & Louis Oyster Bar where Holly the bartender not only mixes great drinks but makes all the customers feel like they are old friends. Their smoked Salmon Fry was delicious, I am not usually a fried food fan but this was by far the exception, this was not the typical fried fish where there is... More 

Thank Jill V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband found this oyster bar behind Voodoo Donut. We went there for post marathon lunch and toast. Family run old bar with cozy corners. Do not expect high end oyster bar but they had good oyster plate and Po Boy Sandwich was great even for me who usually not eat fried oysters.

Thank Naomi N
Phoenix, Arizona
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151 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The oysters were to die for. They were fresh and Dan & Louis had a good varietal selection. We had a manhattan that was among the best we have ever had. Cioppino was second only to Scoma's in San Francisco. The fish and chips were light, very tasteful and the best we have had since London.

Thank KB9MNN
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A very unique little restaurant/bar. Established in 1901 and still run by the original Wachsmuth family. I sat in the bar this trip and enjoyed service by Michelle, wife of the owner. She filled me in on a little history of the establishment as well as providing excellent service. I happened in on a Monday when it was half price... More 

Thank Don H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Never pass up a great Oyster Bar! Dan & Louis is a great one. We had the dozen Sampler platter and almost ordered another but opted for the crab stew (100 year old family recipe used) and fabulous clam chowder instead. Great service and friendly atmosphere will keep us coming back!

Thank Red_Flag_V
Moorpark, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you have to be in the area, and you like oysters, this is a great place to go. The staff is very nice, it's very casual, the food is really good. For $5 indulge in an Oregon Monster oyster which is an 11 year old from Netarts Bay. We had one raw and one cooked, both were excellent. The... More 

Thank C7124MXkim
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

A friend recommended the place and it sounded like a hit. The first time I tried was July 4th. Full house all around, streets full of people. Place was closed. I was back in town a few weeks later and tried it with a friend. We sat outside to enjoy the nice weather. We got to enjoy the weather a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97204-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5906

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?