Slow Bar

Lounge and Burger Joint$$$$
Buckman, Portland
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  • Don't forget it is Thanksgiving Day today. You may want to call to confirm this place is open.
  • Chris H.
    "GET THE Slowburger, each variation is amazing!!"(9 Tips)
    DC Dining Adventures
    "... off right with the Southern Fry: hushpuppies, buttermilk fried Draper..."(2 Tips)
    Mary P.
    "... happy hours for food ($5 burger, yo!) and all drinks are $1 off! easy!"(2 Tips)
    Tom H.
    "The Slow Bar Manhattan is killer."(2 Tips)
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  • Maggie W.
    Hubby and I stopped for a lunch. Great summer slow burger, well seasoned and juicy! I love the kind of fries too!
  • DC Dining Adventures
    Don't think twice, go with the monster Slowburger: 1/2lb. Allen Brothers Angus beef, Gruyere, onion rings, butter lettuce, pickle relish and aioli.
  • DC Dining Adventures
    Start your meal off right with the Southern Fry: hushpuppies, buttermilk fried Draper Valley chicken, & spicy honey butter.
  • aaronpk
    aaronpkMarch 10
    Portland Highball Drink: Blackie Lawless. Jim Beam Black, Black Peppercorn, Pomegranate, Lemon. Open 11:30am. Read more
  • Samlee G.
    Samlee G-MinorNovember 26, 2016
    Stinky cheese fries, pulled pork sliders, burgers, & all mixed drinks.
  • Renée V.
    Renée VargasJune 14, 2016
    One of the best burgers I've ever tasted.
  • Drucilla D.
    Drucilla DenceMarch 20, 2016
    The fondue was incredibly delicious.
  • J T.
    J TFebruary 20, 2016
    Slow burger and fondue are the bees knees!
  • Enrique G.
    All food is delicious, feel free to order anything. Olives are great!
  • Nicole K.
    Nicole KastenAugust 22, 2015
    Affordable HH food. Competitively priced liquor. Friendly staff. Outdoor seating. Olive bowl is huge.
  • Paris B.
    Slow burger was amazing. Get it.
  • Norris T.
    Norris TranOctober 18, 2014
    The slow burger w/stinky cheese fries
  • Jade H.
    Jade HarrisOctober 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Erin Cry time.
  • Neil D.
    Neil DugganSeptember 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great burger, blasting heavy metal, bar staff with attitude. What's not to like?
  • Drew T.
    Drew TysonSeptember 14, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good late night eats. Go for the southern fry
  • Dan S.
    Dan SteinAugust 15, 2014
    My he waiting and the service can be slightly awkward, but the $5 burger definitely made up for it.
  • Stephen Y.
    Stephen YamadaAugust 12, 2014
    Great burgers, average beer selection.
  • Nathan L.
    Nathan LattanziAugust 11, 2014
    The Slowburger is a must. It is literally a mouthful!
  • Austin S.
    Great atmosphere and delicious food! This place is a no-brainer. Located in the Buckman neighborhood, it's a good spot to hit up before a Rose Quarter event!
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick S.November 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Slow bar manhattan :)
  • Mary P.
    Mary PinsonNovember 8, 2013
    one of my favorite happy hours for food ($5 burger, yo!) and all drinks are $1 off! easy!
  • Carly P.
    Carly P-dSeptember 15, 2013
    The slow burger is the best burger I've ever eaten. Get it medium rare.
  • Valentina
    ValentinaAugust 5, 2013
    Great place for burger, really good vegetarian options. Wifi password: slowburger
  • Nicky
    NickyJuly 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Forget the slow burger. Pastrami. Game over.
  • jeff r.
    jeff reuterJuly 21, 2013
    Amazing, I love that Slashes brother waited on us.
  • Andrei Z.
    Andrei ZmievskiApril 13, 2013
    Manhattan and the Slowburger = awesome sauce.
  • VI
    VIFebruary 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    the bar makes some amazing drinks and the food kills my soul in a good way! This is upscale bar food mixologists true passion eat eat eat
  • VI
    VIFebruary 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    the bar makes some amazing drinks and the food kills my soul in a good way! This is upscale bar food mixologists and all love
  • Chris H.
    Chris HoughNovember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    GET THE Slowburger, each variation is amazing!! If you do not care about carbs get the fries loaded with cheese and ask for bacon!
  • Taylor R.
    Taylor RobertsSeptember 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Coming back for the chicken sandwich with chipotle mayo!
  • Devon M.
    Devon MaloneApril 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Todays Special - This is great! #juicy #crispy
  • Steve S.
    Steve SantoroApril 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Mandy, its quite spicy!!!
  • The Alco-Frolic's Guide to PDX Bars
    Dim and red, drinking in Slow Bar is like drinking in a dark room. Of course, natural light wouldn't hurt anything, but few people leave here looking good enough for that.
  • Lynn S.
    Lynn SchellFebruary 16, 2012
    Kona Koko Brown on tap!
  • Erin J.
    Erin JohnstonOctober 20, 2011
    Get the stinky cheese fries.
  • Mark I.
    Mark InpdxAugust 5, 2011
    Vape friendly :)
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineMay 11, 2011
    Chef Amy Jermain prepares two versions of her Slowburger; the luxe Spring Slowburger is topped with speck from Italy's Alto Adige region.
  • Emily M.
    Emily MorrisApril 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The pastrami sandwich is awesommme!
  • Will T.
    Will TuckerMarch 15, 2011
    Order a slowburger and then play your favorite songs from The Sword on their awesome jukebox while you wait for the best burger you've had in years to arrive.
  • Leslie G.
    Leslie Gibson-SenoNovember 28, 2010
    Try the Winter Slow Burger
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingNovember 28, 2010
    Try the Winter Slow Burger
  • Tom H.
    Tom HamiltonSeptember 12, 2010
    The Slow Bar Manhattan is killer.
  • Greg H.
    Greg HarnedAugust 1, 2010
    Burgers are insanely good.
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MoyerJune 6, 2010
    I'd commit felonies for the Spring Slow Burger.
  • Corinn M.
    Corinn MacfarlaneMay 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite spots for a low-key date night in Portland.
  • Molly G.
    Molly GilbertMay 1, 2010
    Check out the super weird kitty bathroom on the right. Love it.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HohensteinApril 26, 2010
    Go to Slow Bar order a Slow Burger and finish it off with a White Lime. Yes, you do want it.
  • Charles S.
    Charles ShopsinMarch 4, 2010
    Don't order the seared tuna salad. It was disgusting.
  • Matt J.
    Matt JohnsonFebruary 15, 2010
    Get a slowburger. Doesn't matter whether it's the regular, the winter, or the summer... just get one.
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