If you are planning a trip to Portland in the near future, you must try local craft beer. Fortunately, the city is solid in terms of bars that welcome kids.
Grab your kids and dress-up to relish some grub at these kid-friendly bars and pubs. The following purveyors of top hole craft beer and magnificent menus for tykes.
12 Kid-friendly bars in Portland, Oregon
Here are our top picks for kid-friendly bars in Portland, Oregon in no particular order.
Hopworks Urban Brewery, drives to extra lengths to welcome beer lovers with kids. While parents enjoy their organic beer, kids can entertain themselves in the dedicated play areas. They have a specialized kids menu, which is definitely guaranteed to please.
Located at 2944 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202.
Pips & Bounce Ping Pong bar is kid-friendly during the day, making it a super fun place to take your kids to. Play ping pong, have a beer, feed your kids, and have fun as a family!
Located at 833 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214.
3. McMenamins Kennedy School
This is an ideal go-to pub for families in Portland. This location is especially appealing for those in search of remarkably different. This pub and hotel was once an elementary school. So, this pub has to be kid-friendly. This place has something for everyone who visits by offering an assortment of six restaurants and bars to choose from. As it was a school before, the grounds are spacious and beautifully modeled so that both children and adults can explore and play.
McMenamins Kennedy School has adorned 57 classrooms into hotel rooms for a mini staycation.
Located at 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211.
It is no surprise, Laurelwood Public House and Brewery aka Laurelwood Brewing Co. is rated as the top-notch kids’ friendly pubs in Portland, Oregon.
Two magnificent play areas, two stunning patios, exquisite kids’ menu, warm atmosphere, you feel welcomed at this brewery with your kids. They also have an additional play area for toddlers.
The food and micro beers are delicious, all certified organic and free-range. Laurelwood brews their own organic beers and often offer unique seasonal beers. They always have ten of their beers on tap.
Laurelwood offers a large happy hour menu daily from 3-6 PM and 9 PM – close. On the weekend Laurelwood opens at 10 AM for brunch.
Located at 5115 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213.
Xport is the rooftop bar at the Porter Hotel. During the day and early evening, it is kid-friendly. The food is good and the views are epic!
Located at 1355 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97201.
Minors are welcome at 10 Barrel’s modern downtown outpost in the Pearl District. Not just the kid’s menu, they have high chairs for little ones. On a nice day, you can sit outside on their rooftop bar and enjoy a massive pizza.
10 Barrel Brewing Co. has twenty beers on tap that rotate on a regular basis and is always a nice variety including ciders. The food here is just as good as the atmosphere, including some of the best pizzas in Portland. I recommend trying the Hipster Pizza made with house tomato sauce, spinach, marinated artichokes, mushrooms, red onion, roasted red peppers, black olives, and mozzarella.
The Powerstation Pub is part of McMenamins’ Edgefield and by far our most favorite hangout. Over the years it’s gotten a little too popular so sometimes it’s hard to get a table, but it’s worth the wait. While parents have a beer kids can run around and play.
Located at 2126 SW Halsey St, Troutdale, OR 97060.
8. Sasquatch Brewing Company
Sasquatch strives to amuse guests with regional ingredients and a warm attitude. Well, the combination of craft beer with grass-fed beef hamburger sounds yummy. Sasquatch endorses an exquisite menu for both adults and kids.
Located at 6440 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland OR 97239.
9. Migration Brewing
Migration is super laid back and a local favorite. The Glisan location has a ton of outdoor seating which can be ideal when dining with kids and perfect for a sunny day. They have 10 of their beers on tap and a few guest taps with other local beers or ciders. They also have pretzels, salads, and more. They have a happy hour from 3 – 5 P.M.
Located at 2828 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232.
10. Ecliptic Brewing
Ecliptic Brewing is a blessing for curious little ones, as they can enjoy the entertaining view of brew setup from windows. The menu is a little extravagant, but still approachable.
Located at 825 N Cook St, Portland, OR 97227.
11. East Burn Public House
Eastburn is open for brunch 7-days a week plus lunch, happy hour, and dinner. Eastburn boasts two floors of dining and entertainment with two full bars, 16 rotating taps, and a heated patio with swing chairs and fire tables, and a pet-friendly sidewalk cafe.
12. Ground Breaker Brewing
This pub is an ideal fit for people with dietary restrictions. Kids are welcome all the time, the key quotient is the enticing kid’s menu.
Located at 2030 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97214.