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Pour Wine Bar has received accolades from many different sources, from the Oregonian to the Portland Tribune, under new ownership the vibe is still fresh.

Pour Wine Bar was named The Oregonian Reader's Pick for Best Wine Bar 2016, and is a previous Willamette Week Pick.

OREGONIAN

Jonathan Nicholas
Oregonian
Chat under a hot Finn's roof
By Jonathan Nicholas

Pour is not exactly in a prime location. The corner is less a portal to Alameda, more a gateway to Hollywood Fred Meyer. But already, just six weeks in, it's setting a new standard for the neighborhood.

The bar is an hommage to the style of Finnish architect Eero Saarinen. He's the guy who designed the legendary TWA terminal at JFK airport. Too old school, for you? Remember that way cool HQ for "Men in Black"? That was based on a Saarinen design.

A stash of Saarinen chairs left over from a 1952 cruise boat were sourced to set the tone for Pour. Their trademark curves are echoed in everything from the vestibule to the wine racks. Saarinen knew from curves. He also designed the St. Louis arch.

PORTLAND TRIBUNE


Newest oenophile outlet pours on the style, charm

By Liz Colie Gadberry


The Portland Tribune

Pour’s location looks a bit incongruous. It would fit right in in the Pearl, but on the corner of Northeast 28th Avenue and Broadway, across the street from a pet supply store and a stone’s throw from a Fred Meyer, the thoroughly modern-looking spot stands out like an elegantly dressed woman at Oaks Park.

Pour is small but makes a big statement in style. Beautiful chairs designed by Finnish architect and furniture designer Eero Saarinen (who designed the Gateway Arch in St. Louis) are the room’s most striking feature. A rich cream color, the chairs are also extremely comfortable. The arched openings in the chairs’ backs echo the arched entryway to Pour and an arch above the bar.

The kitchen is about the size of an extra-wide diving board and, as in most wine bars, the menu is small, but focused.

Tuesday-Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday
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Show off your stylish self:

Pour Wine Bar & Bistro

Head to this design-centric spot to raise a glass to your primo shopping score. The low lighting makes you forget you're on a strange stretch of Northeast Broadway, the sleek furnishings have a '50s retro sexiness, and music to match the vibe.

Find it: 2755 N.E. Broadway; 971 202 7342

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2755 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 288-7687
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