Press

  • Eater PDX - A Woodsman Tavern Alum Has Taken Over the Kitchen at Burnside’s Doug Fir

    "Squid ink wings, pork collar tapas, and all the other news bites to start your weekend."

  • Harper's Bazaar - The luxury guide to Portland: where to eat, drink and stay

    "The warm, wood panelled interiors of the upstairs bar are complemented by toasty open fires during the winter, giving you the feel of hunkering down in a cosy alpine lodge."

  • Portland Monthly - Doug Fir Lounge Turns Over New Leaf in Restaurant

    "Iconic East Burnside Business is More than Just a Music Venue."

  • 1859 Oregon Magazine - Oregon's best places to catch live music

    "The acoustics down here are almost perfect, which makes the music particularly enjoyable, whether it's being made by a popular local band or a fast-rising indie artist."

  • Portland Living on the Cheap - Free Music and Comedy at Doug Fir Lounge

    "If you’re a live music lover looking to soak up the sun and enjoy great entertainment with friends, you won’t want to miss these events at one of Portland’s best live music venues."

  • PORTLAND MERCURY - The Best Places to Check Out Portland’s Music Scene

    "True to its name, the Doug Fir feels like someone turned the basement of their log cabin into a futuristic subterranean club."

  • WEST JET MAGAZINE - How to Visit Portland in Style

    "Hang out with the cool kids at this popular restaurant, bar and music venue, which features near-nightly shows by local and international acts."

  • THRILLIST - Portland Nightlife: What to Do After Dark

    "Doug Fir Lounge, a beloved indie rock venue known best for its kitschy log cabin aesthetic and its uncanny ability to book bands that are often too famous for the basement by the time they arrive. The result is an electric experience in an intimate environment that can’t be missed, left you’re ready for some serious FOMO the morning after.

  • SEATTLE MET - 13 Reasons to Spend a Weekend in Portland

    "The complex started as a midcentury motor inn before being reborn as a party hotel complete with a late-night diner and subterranean concert venue the Doug Fir Lounge, which hosts world-class musical acts."

  • THE AU REVIEW - Portland, Oregon: The musical heartbeat of America’s West Coast

    "That era of artists that came out of Portland in the early 2000s, they were incubated at venues like Doug Fir..."

  • TRAVEL PORTLAND - Portland’s Best Hotel Bars

    "Like a log cabin designed by the Jetsons, the Doug Fir Lounge at the Jupiter fills its Eastside den with pine beams, mirrored lamps and a glowing bar. But the real draw is the subterranean live-music venue, with nightly acts ranging from up-and-comers like Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. to such established artists as folk-rocker Martha Wainwright."

  • FOOD NETWORK - Best Food Hotels in the Country

    "Doug Fir Lounge is a bar, restaurant, underground music venue in the original Jupiter Hotel building that's hosted the likes of The Shins, Cake and MGMT. Try its Nitro Old Fashioned paired with wild boar St. Louis ribs."

  • SUNSET MAGAZINE - 10 Urban Hotels with Loads of Local Character

    "Doug Fir Lounge, Portland’s best music venue."

  • 1859 OREGON MAGAZINE - Jupiter NEXT Edgy Style Meets Luxury

    "Jupiter Hotel has been the inner eastside’s main boutique hotel squeeze, providing a uniquely Portland experience with its eclectic design, wildly popular basement music venue and lively Doug Fir Lounge."

  • RACHAEL RAY EVERY DAY - Portland Is the Coolest Food City on the West Coast

    "Housed in a renovated motor inn in the Central Eastside, this boutique hotel has a hipster vibe and easy access to live tunes: The renowned Doug Fir Lounge is right next door."

  • THE MANUAL - The Ultimate Portland Travel Guide

    "Original woodwork and glass design draw on 1950s modernism, making you feel like you’re in a very swank upstate cabin with a solid bar program and all-day menu you can enjoy inside or in front of a fire pit on the newly renovated patio. Catch a show in the downstairs lounge if you’re in the mood for live music."

  • MR. HUDSON - Portland Travel Guide

    "A top-notch music venue, bar and restaurant, Doug Fir Lounge, whose lumber-chic aesthetic evokes the dreamlike Pacific Northwest of Twin Peaks."

  • DOPE MAGAZINE - Jupiter Hotel: Out-Of-This-World Accomodation

    "The mid-century modern feel of the Jupiter Hotel is accentuated by decidedly Northwest woodwork that encases the chic hideaway. Whether you’re looking for great music, fine food, or a stiff cocktail, the Doug Fir Lounge won’t disappoint."

  • ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST - 6 Boutique Motels for a Luxury Road Trip Across America

    "The space doubles as a cultural center, with an on-site gallery space and underground music venue, the Doug Fir Lounge. There are music acts seven days a week and art openings on the first Friday of every month, for guests to drink up and socialize with the area’s creative community."

  • AN ADVENTUROUS WORLD - Hotel Review

    "There and loads of people popping in and out. We went for a night cap there on Saturday night and I was charmed by the place. A log cabin feel with hipster style."

  • DRINK ME MAG - The Top 5 Sexiest Hotel Bars in Portland

    "This place is crazy sexy! This is definitely retro hipster vibe with low lighting funky light fixtures and a booth located in a corner for two."

  • GLOBAL GRASSHOPPER - Top 12 Cool And Unusual Hotels In Portland

    "If you want to party the night away you can stay on the bar side of the hotel, right next to the Doug Fir Lounge and Restaurant, this award-winning small venue offers excellent food, beer and live music so you can rock ’til the small hours!"

  • "For over 10 years, this still-hip multifunctional spot with log cabin style décor and warm lighting showcases indie bands and live music."

  • THE HOMO CULTURE - The Jupiter Hotel in Portland is OUT of this world!

    "Not only does the restaurant portion serve up some awesome comfort food, but the party atmosphere completely explains why the Jupiter Hotel is so popular with the younger crowd! Plus, it makes it easy to stumble back to your room at the end of the night."

  • WE ARE TRAVELERS - THE BEST PLACES FOR LIVE MUSIC IN PORTLAND

    "The Doug Fir Lounge is one of the most famous places in Portland to listen to live music. You can find performances by local, national and international bands here."