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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
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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paso robles
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Best oysters I've ever had! Found this place just on a walk through town and so happy we did! Martini, oysters, chowder, and service was amazing!

1 Thank wine-o-n-diner
North Salt Lake, Utah
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351 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

It was fun to find an oyster po'boy in Portland for lunch. In addition the raw oysters were incredibly fresh and very delicious. it was fun to try all six different kinds.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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395 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

we wanted to have lunch before the portland women march against hate, and had a wonderful time....i had a corona, and my partner had a guiness...we each had a salmon louis salad and shared a cup of clam chowder.....the food is excellent, the interior cozy, and the staff is so friendly and efficient....thx again

1 Thank Teresa M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

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 

1 Thank Sara S
Branford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

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

1 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 

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San Antonio, Texas
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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.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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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.

1 Thank KB9MNN
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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326 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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