4714 N.E. 94th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98662
Phone: (360) 253-3100
Fax: (360) 253-7998
The Ponderosa Lounge has long been the best at putting its customers at ease and still carries on its tradition. The lounge serves as a venue featuring live bands, two huge dance floors, lottery slot gaming machines and two big screen televisions. For those who would like to hone their country dancing skills - Ponderosa offers partner and dancing lessons. Throw a party here and be the toast of the town.
Flirts is a fun spot for singles. This popular nightclub is located inside the Holiday Inn at the Portland Airport. Dance to live music from bands that play folk rock and other swinging sounds. Watch the big game on one of the big screens and enjoy drink specials during Monday Night Football. The menu leans more toward appetizers, customers can devour mozzarella sticks or jalapeno poppers for just a few bucks. Stop in for one of the liveliest ladies' nights going.
Nights filled with music and dance, is what awaits all those who walk in through the doors of The Conga Club. Thursday nights get a glimpse of Cuban and Puerto Rican culture by joining them for their 'Retro Salsa Thursdays'. Friday is the night to dress up to sway to the beats of Rhythm & Blues. Saturdays this club comes alive with a salsa ambiance. Put on your best dress and dance shoes to dance through the night. On some nights Latin musicians fill this place with their melodies. Spend your weekend nights at The Conga Club, and be assured you won't be disappointed.
Whether you are a late-night bird or a chirpy morning person, this music venue cum restaurant located within the Jupiter Hotel premises welcomes you to its diverse services. Doug Fir Lounge was especially created to display the talents of the musically inclined. The interiors are classy and comfortable. The restaurant with its breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night menus takes care of all your hunger pangs. A first class sound system boosts the performance energy, keeping the guests asking for more. And in case you don't want to drive back home, step into the adjacent hotel. With all these features in store, no wonder this young lounge has gained quick popularity.
If you are looking for a laugh, this is where you need to be. This adult-only stand-up comedy club is situated in a lively part of Old Town. Locals love to gather with friends and share some laughs in the simple, relaxed atmosphere. Appetizing fare, such as juicy burgers, is available. Enjoy cocktails, beer or wine from the full-service lounge. Arrive 30-45 minutes early to ensure seats for the show, it fills up quickly. There is no drink minimum and smoking is not allowed.
Nestled in the nerve center of Portland's bustling and historic Chinatown, lies East Chinatown Lounge. As the name suggests, the decor and the food list reflects a dominant oriental influence. Even its location, between the Magic garden and Portland's Classic Chinese Gardens, adds to its eastern ambiance. Enjoy a blast from the past by joining this club during their disco themed nights; dress up in bell-bottom pants, flowery flowing shirts, polka-dot dresses and groove to the beats. They also offer some light meals to accompany your drinks.
Dance the night away to the DJ's beats on the dancefloor surrounded by mirrors, with laser shows adding to the entertainment quotient. The absence of a cover charge and regular drag shows and parties make CC Slaughters even more of an attraction, and it comes as no surprise that it is one of the most popular gay nightclubs in the city. The Rainbow Room is a secluded enclave where the mood-lighting creates a relaxed atmosphere, and you can kick back with an Appletini to sip on.
Take a trip back in time at Jones, one of the hippest nightclubs in Portland. Recreating the disco era and styles from the 80s and 90s, this nightclub enables you to relive the decades gone by. Occasions like Valentine's Day, Halloween, Mardi Gras and others, are celebrated with great gusto here; the club is embellished in tune with the theme and guests are expected to dress accordingly. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can enjoy a vibrant nightlife, dancing and drinking till 2a. When the music stops, you can enjoy an early morning breakfast, that is served till 4a.
Rotture pronounced as "roh-tur-ay" is located in the Industrial neighborhood of Lower Southeast Portland. The variety in music differs with every playing band and DJ. The space constitutes of a length that runs along till the end of the room with the stage at one end and the bar at the side. Reverse Dotty and the Cany Cane Shivs, Massive Moth, Hot Victory, DJ Beyonda are some of the names that have performed here.
Perhaps one of the best loved bars in Portland, Crush literally has something for everyone. Events held here tickle the senses of all who enter with little left to restrictions and inhibitions. Cocktails are imaginative and feature liquors you won't find anywhere else in town. Often called gay-friendly, this bar is everyone-friendly, with a helpful and knowledgeable staff. Check out the outdoor patio or explore the art-clad interiors.
One of the popular venues for live music in the city, Branx is the highlight of the Industrial District nightlife. Taking over the reins from Satyricon, this venue has made 2nd Avenue a known address for some excellent live music and great DJs. Do stop by here when in town to catch some rock, punk, drum & bass, or some electronica.
Loveland in Southeast Portland is like a magnet for all those who enjoy great bands. This joint in the Industrial District has a great vibe from the moment you step in. Live bands play here regularly. Be warned, the place tends to get crowded really fast so get there early to be assured of a good spot to watch the show. The food at Loveland is quite good and they even have options for vegans. All in all this is one place you don't want to miss.