Crush

★★★★★
  • 1400 SE Morrison St

    Portland, OR 97214

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  • 503-235-8150

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Crush is an okay place, I've been there a few times and usually enjoyed myself. It's low key and pretty friendly, so I took a friend with me who'd never been there before. I normally pay cash when I go to a bar, it's just easier.

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Crush is an okay place, I've been there a few times and usually enjoyed myself. It's low key and pretty friendly, so I took a friend with me who'd never been there before. I normally pay cash when I go to a bar, it's just easier.

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I enjoy the atmosphere, drinks and food at Crush. Sometimes it is packed and sometimes it is empty - who can tell why?

4
★★★★☆

I enjoy the atmosphere, drinks and food at Crush. Sometimes it is packed and sometimes it is empty - who can tell why?

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Drinks made with fresh fruit juice! This bar can be hit-or-miss, some nights it's completely packed and others it's dead, with no clear reason why. Staff is friendly and space is ample.

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★★★☆☆

Drinks made with fresh fruit juice! This bar can be hit-or-miss, some nights it's completely packed and others it's dead, with no clear reason why. Staff is friendly and space is ample.

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talk about good nachos! whether you're there by yourself, with a friend or with a group, they have the size for you and they're fabulous. Last time I was there, I went just for the nachos.

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talk about good nachos! whether you're there by yourself, with a friend or with a group, they have the size for you and they're fabulous. Last time I was there, I went just for the nachos.

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This is definitely an overlooked place. It is a great place to go to avoid all the downtown drama. Crush is very innovative. There is a chalkboard that people can draw and write on in one of the back rooms. The couches and seating area

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This is definitely an overlooked place. It is a great place to go to avoid all the downtown drama. Crush is very innovative. There is a chalkboard that people can draw and write on in one of the back rooms. The couches and seating area

Pros: chill, carefree, nice location

Cons: sleazy staff

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I went here with a freind and was totally taken by this awesome place! We got our Tarot cards read which was fun and funky. There was just a great mix of people here. Check it out!

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I went here with a freind and was totally taken by this awesome place! We got our Tarot cards read which was fun and funky. There was just a great mix of people here. Check it out!

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Went in there for a bite to eat, and got food better than expected. Nice choices and value. Not a 'bar place' in other words its not like so many other bars that put some folding tables up and call itself a pub/grill. This is a legit

3
★★★★★

Went in there for a bite to eat, and got food better than expected. Nice choices and value. Not a 'bar place' in other words its not like so many other bars that put some folding tables up and call itself a pub/grill. This is a legit

Pros: Food and place to hang out

Cons: DJ

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I had always heard that Crush had an awesome brunch, so some friends and I tried it out for our first and most certainly not our last time. To start off the bloody mary's were spicy and tasty. While we waited for our order there was free

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I had always heard that Crush had an awesome brunch, so some friends and I tried it out for our first and most certainly not our last time. To start off the bloody mary's were spicy and tasty. While we waited for our order there was free

Pros: Brunch, Bloody Mary's, Chilaquiles

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FULL of terribly annoying people. Really high drink prices -- but they were so strong they could remove paint, if you like that sort of thing. The DJ was so bad that we ended up sitting outside. And I'm not too sure who decided that

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★★★★★

FULL of terribly annoying people. Really high drink prices -- but they were so strong they could remove paint, if you like that sort of thing. The DJ was so bad that we ended up sitting outside. And I'm not too sure who decided that

Pros: Couldn't really find one.

Cons: Expensive. No parking. Annoying crowd.

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After reading the other reviews, I was going here expecting huge crowds. Well, some friends and I went this past weekend, and I was pleasently suprised. There was hardly any one there. We went at about 11:30 until closing on Saturday

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★★★★★

After reading the other reviews, I was going here expecting huge crowds. Well, some friends and I went this past weekend, and I was pleasently suprised. There was hardly any one there. We went at about 11:30 until closing on Saturday

Pros: Delicious Food, Yummy Drinks, Great Atmosphere

Cons: Service was a little slow

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crush has one of THE BEST happy hour menus in portland. cheap cocktails and food that taste fantastic. the wait staff are personable and respectful. one of the top ten bars in portland, definitely on the comfortable, laid-back, hip side

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crush has one of THE BEST happy hour menus in portland. cheap cocktails and food that taste fantastic. the wait staff are personable and respectful. one of the top ten bars in portland, definitely on the comfortable, laid-back, hip side

Pros: low prices, great happy hour drinks and food

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Crush is one of my favorites! I just moved in to the building that's behind Crush, and had never been there before. I started going just to get drinks with my friends (only on less busy nights... sometimes they have giant shows where they

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★★★★★

Crush is one of my favorites! I just moved in to the building that's behind Crush, and had never been there before. I started going just to get drinks with my friends (only on less busy nights... sometimes they have giant shows where they

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waited for 1/2 hour to get the waiters attention, on a SAT night, were totally ignored, had to walk up to him and ask him if there is table service only to be told no, you have to go to the bar. The bartender was pretty bad and the

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★★★★★

waited for 1/2 hour to get the waiters attention, on a SAT night, were totally ignored, had to walk up to him and ask him if there is table service only to be told no, you have to go to the bar. The bartender was pretty bad and the

Pros: has a dance floor/can smoke

Cons: small expensive drinks, lackluster crowd

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I love this place to take my girlfriends in order to get the party started. The drinks are out of this world (such fabulous martinis!), and the food provides a good base for late night crawling. I've always had great service, I enjoy the

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★★★★★

I love this place to take my girlfriends in order to get the party started. The drinks are out of this world (such fabulous martinis!), and the food provides a good base for late night crawling. I've always had great service, I enjoy the

Pros: Martinis, atmosphere, service

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There are so many great breakfast/brunch places in Portland that it's hard to pick a favorite (Helser's Tin Shed, Jam, Genie's, Bread and Ink, Cafe du Berry, Junior's all come quickly to mind). Topping my list at the moment is Crush. I've

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There are so many great breakfast/brunch places in Portland that it's hard to pick a favorite (Helser's Tin Shed, Jam, Genie's, Bread and Ink, Cafe du Berry, Junior's all come quickly to mind). Topping my list at the moment is Crush. I've

Pros: Excellent food and atmosphere

Cons: Service can be a little slow but hey, it's brunch!

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Awesome drink menu, a little pricey but the quality of the drinks makes up for it. The bartenders and wait staff are very friendly but the place can be really busy so a little patience goes a long way. The food is really good, especially

3
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Awesome drink menu, a little pricey but the quality of the drinks makes up for it. The bartenders and wait staff are very friendly but the place can be really busy so a little patience goes a long way. The food is really good, especially

Pros: Drinks, Food, Atmosphere, Staff

Cons: None!

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Food is good, not a lot of options. Music not so great, nobody was dancing - Can't DJ's see that and think well maybe we need to change things up? Cool appearance wise, but music was so not my scene so won't be coming back - Check this

3
★★★★★

Food is good, not a lot of options. Music not so great, nobody was dancing - Can't DJ's see that and think well maybe we need to change things up? Cool appearance wise, but music was so not my scene so won't be coming back - Check this

Pros: Ambience

Cons: Music

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Several people have commented that service is slow but I haven't found that to be the case myself. I love the food choices available at Crush. There are plenty of great options for carnivores and vegetarians alike (I recommend the mushroom

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★★★★★

Several people have commented that service is slow but I haven't found that to be the case myself. I love the food choices available at Crush. There are plenty of great options for carnivores and vegetarians alike (I recommend the mushroom

Pros: Food, seperate smoking area

Cons: Drink prices, noise level

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All day happy hour on Tuesday is great! The flat nachos are a great deal and the drinks are usually great. This spot is good for a large group and also excellent if you don't feel like smelling like smoke for the rest of the night. The

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All day happy hour on Tuesday is great! The flat nachos are a great deal and the drinks are usually great. This spot is good for a large group and also excellent if you don't feel like smelling like smoke for the rest of the night. The

Pros: Good variety of food

Cons: Service not consistent

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I had some friends in from out of town and decided on CRUSH based on a friend's recommendation. The Friday night we went in was mellow, but good background atmosphere and music made it comfortable to talk. We had some cocktails (try the

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I had some friends in from out of town and decided on CRUSH based on a friend's recommendation. The Friday night we went in was mellow, but good background atmosphere and music made it comfortable to talk. We had some cocktails (try the

Pros: Staff, atmosphere, good dj's, location, separate smoking room

Cons: odd placement of dj

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This place rocks -- it's a little speny but worth every cent. LOVE that is has it's own smoking area so I can go and have fun with my friends without smelling like a bar after.. the only neg thing I have to say is that it gets SUPER LOUD

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★★★★★

This place rocks -- it's a little speny but worth every cent. LOVE that is has it's own smoking area so I can go and have fun with my friends without smelling like a bar after.. the only neg thing I have to say is that it gets SUPER LOUD

Pros: Trendy, good service, good drinks

Cons: music WAY TOO LOUD - can't even hear the people I'm with sometimes.

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We came here for a Friday night out of downtown, quick service lots of bar variety primarily a gay audience but still felt very comfortable with my group of straight friends. I would definitely come again. Great for a place to dance and

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★★★★★

We came here for a Friday night out of downtown, quick service lots of bar variety primarily a gay audience but still felt very comfortable with my group of straight friends. I would definitely come again. Great for a place to dance and

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Crush makes the best drinks and happy hour food in town! You really owe it to yourself to check it out - the staff is wonderful! If you are a smoker, you can eat and drink in the "Vice Room" - they don't technically serve in that room

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★★★★★

Crush makes the best drinks and happy hour food in town! You really owe it to yourself to check it out - the staff is wonderful! If you are a smoker, you can eat and drink in the "Vice Room" - they don't technically serve in that room

Pros: Great food, Delicious drinks, Wonderful staff

Cons: Not open on Mondays

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I spent a part of my birthday at the Crush, from about 8:30 to 11pm.We went there right after the dinner in downtown.There was about 15 of us and we loved the place. First of all when we walked in they had $2 cover,after telling the door

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★★★★★

I spent a part of my birthday at the Crush, from about 8:30 to 11pm.We went there right after the dinner in downtown.There was about 15 of us and we loved the place. First of all when we walked in they had $2 cover,after telling the door

Pros: vibe, decor, music

Cons: coed bathrooms

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I just think that the Lesbian clubs around here are to techno and 80's..i mean come on it's 2006!!! yea so maybe not totally rap or R&B but some we are losing our crowd in portland because of the music. A lot of gay/lesbian people go to

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I just think that the Lesbian clubs around here are to techno and 80's..i mean come on it's 2006!!! yea so maybe not totally rap or R&B but some we are losing our crowd in portland because of the music. A lot of gay/lesbian people go to

Pros: drinks, food, servers

Cons: music, music, music

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We had a fabulous time celebrating my birthday at Crush and dancing all night. After TWO weeks, I noticed my very expensive/precious bracelet was missing! After scouring the house, I called Crush and they had it in a safe place waiting for

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We had a fabulous time celebrating my birthday at Crush and dancing all night. After TWO weeks, I noticed my very expensive/precious bracelet was missing! After scouring the house, I called Crush and they had it in a safe place waiting for

Pros: great music, great staff

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I LOVE these people! Great alternative to the usual "skanky" Portland gay bar! Everyone feels welcome!

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I LOVE these people! Great alternative to the usual "skanky" Portland gay bar! Everyone feels welcome!

Pros: WOODY!!!!!!

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Crush offers awesome cocktails in a cool atmosphere. Friendly (but slow) service, awesome techno dj. We love that there is a large non-smoking section, but they also welcome smokers in the Vice Room. There is dancing, as well as the

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Crush offers awesome cocktails in a cool atmosphere. Friendly (but slow) service, awesome techno dj. We love that there is a large non-smoking section, but they also welcome smokers in the Vice Room. There is dancing, as well as the

Pros: Great cocktails, Awesome techno music, Great people watching

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Can't say enough good things about this place. Cozy, friendly, great drinks, good happy hour and tasty food. Beautiful remodel, too.

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Can't say enough good things about this place. Cozy, friendly, great drinks, good happy hour and tasty food. Beautiful remodel, too.

Pros: Atmosphere, Happy Hour, Variety

Cons: Noisy

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new space is great!
more room to socialize, more room to smoke, more room to drink,
and room to dance! DJ's thursday thru sunday...
and that dj fLy is worth checkin' out.

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★★★★★

new space is great!
more room to socialize, more room to smoke, more room to drink,
and room to dance! DJ's thursday thru sunday...
and that dj fLy is worth checkin' out.

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We loved this place. The waiters were very friendly and accomodating. The atmosphere was very comfortable and the food and drinks were very good. Great place to hang out.

3
★★★★★

We loved this place. The waiters were very friendly and accomodating. The atmosphere was very comfortable and the food and drinks were very good. Great place to hang out.

Pros: No smoking, Great waiters, upscale feel

Cons: very small space, no dancing

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My husband and I don't go bar hopping at all. Someone recommended Crush and we've been so impressed by the friendliness of the staff that we continue to return. We are huge fans of the Mochachocolata (Godiva cocoa powder on the rim)!

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★★★★★

My husband and I don't go bar hopping at all. Someone recommended Crush and we've been so impressed by the friendliness of the staff that we continue to return. We are huge fans of the Mochachocolata (Godiva cocoa powder on the rim)!

Pros: Friendly staff, great drinks , expansion

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With the "wine bar" fad in place a new one keeps popping up all the time. This one has a good feel and list. Portland just keeps getting better.

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With the "wine bar" fad in place a new one keeps popping up all the time. This one has a good feel and list. Portland just keeps getting better.

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Hetero couple, totally comfortable, great service, great wine, everyone's friendly! can't beat it. Great place to go for a pre-dinner drink.

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★★★★★

Hetero couple, totally comfortable, great service, great wine, everyone's friendly! can't beat it. Great place to go for a pre-dinner drink.

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Sexy. Inviting. Understated. Positively the chicest place in Portland. Drapes shimmer in the candlelight, as does sophisticated clientele. Mosaic tables hold sparkling sugar drenched Martini glasses filled with creative concoctions

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Sexy. Inviting. Understated. Positively the chicest place in Portland. Drapes shimmer in the candlelight, as does sophisticated clientele. Mosaic tables hold sparkling sugar drenched Martini glasses filled with creative concoctions

Pros: Sexy and Inviting, Fab Martinis, Great Service

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Very friendly, great wine and food.
Owner stopped by the table to inquire about the evening. Great touch.

Out of town vistor - felt welcomed and comfortable.
If I lived in Portland, it would be my hangout.

3
★★★★★

Very friendly, great wine and food.
Owner stopped by the table to inquire about the evening. Great touch.

Out of town vistor - felt welcomed and comfortable.
If I lived in Portland, it would be my hangout.

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Every month a group of us girls heads out for dinner club, choosing a different restaurant/bar each month. This past week we ended up at this fabulous place. Although it is small, everyone there was super friendly and fun and it was

3
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Every month a group of us girls heads out for dinner club, choosing a different restaurant/bar each month. This past week we ended up at this fabulous place. Although it is small, everyone there was super friendly and fun and it was

Pros: good food, large wine selection, great happy hour

Cons: the menu is small

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Crush is fabulous! Weather it's drinks for two or a party of 30 the service here rocks! Be sure to ask Russell , the owner, to make you a Mandiva. Yummy! You won't regret it. However stopping after only one might be a problem. Gay,

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★★★★★

Crush is fabulous! Weather it's drinks for two or a party of 30 the service here rocks! Be sure to ask Russell , the owner, to make you a Mandiva. Yummy! You won't regret it. However stopping after only one might be a problem. Gay,

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Woody, Mitch and the gang are great hosts/hostesses. Portland needed a place like this! Thanks kids!!!

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★★★★★

Woody, Mitch and the gang are great hosts/hostesses. Portland needed a place like this! Thanks kids!!!

Pros: great service, nice location, good parking

Cons: small

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The grand arched doorway leads to three distinct spaces. The soaring lounge, lit by a magnificent booze-bottle chandelier, offers intimate tables, a long curved bar, gigantic coffee-colored couches and granite-topped…

 

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