HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 31 times today

Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill – Washington Square

4.5
991 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Gastro Pub
Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Bar Seating
Our mission is to evolve the gastropub business by combining the traditional values of European and American pubs, to create a place where friends and family can celebrate life and enjoy handcrafted food, beers and cocktails.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Gastro Pub, Contemporary American, International
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Lunch and Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00am, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(503) 352-4030
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Kevin Dean
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Greenburg
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Ample
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
TriMet serves the Washington Square Mall area.
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
Sports, music, videos and more.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 991 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.0
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
vipRovingFoodie (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

We had not been here in a while for us. we used to go once a week but had been very spotty on food quality. I was glad we did . Tried the poke stack something we had actually never had there and believe it was new to the menu. It was bordering on excellent and would have been except fried noodle crisps served with it were obviously stale. However that said the dish itself was very good.

We also had the Chicken Waldorf salad and an appetizer. These were both perfect. We were impressed enough to put this restaurant back on our regular rotation

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This visit was the best at this location in a long time. We made a reservation that seemed to help with the attitude of the greeters. The service was excellent but is usually slow. Love the menu and location. The service seems to be getting better, thankfully.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We go here all the time after work and they never disappoint! From the food to the service to the awesome management team. They make you feel like family!!

This day was my birthday and they were extra awesome to me and my friends.... got a free sundae for my birthday and card signed by the staff.

Thank you!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Food was good. Salads are way overpriced. Waiter was fantastic.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We went for daughters birthday great food and a great time

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and service, but a bit loud for our conversations.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We made a reservation and were seated within 10 minutes of arriving.
Our server was great, the food was great! We will be back!
Beer Cheese Soup and Salmon Cakes oh my!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We love Thirsty Lion and eat there often. We always have a good time and usually love the food. I wish I had ordered my usual choice, I had the seasonal Mediterranean Salad and it was not good! Oh well. Back to the usual choice next time.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Food was good. The service was really good. The venue is really loud which makes it difficult for a business meeting but everything else about the venue is perfect for a business lunch.

Report
Helpful
vipErik (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Beet salad was great.

Report
Helpful
HelenPDX17 (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

One of my go-tos for a casual or business gathering. Love the happy hour options as well. Good value for the atmosphere. The food is always outstanding. Check-in and getting a seat can get a bit hectic, but it's an awesome place for good eats so I totally get it. Keep up the great food and creative menu! Please never get rid of the ahi tuna bowls or salad, the clam chowder and friend chicken sandwich :)

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

It was great!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was pretty good; however, my big, delicious burger was so big and so juicy and full o' stuff that the bun didn't stand a chance and it was a mess from the git-go. Sloppy to eat.

Report
Helpful
vipGroove8891 (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

The waitress was very overtly friendly and kind of cross the bonds line of customer and employee professional relationship to more personal relationship but she was new but wanted to talk to me than let me eat but not a good sign when the waitress sits down with opposed to being a server!!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Came for Happy Hour once and now for dinner with friends. Great experience both time. Great service, good food

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

I made an reservation in advance, because I knew the place would be busy. We were seated right away at a nice booth. We went there actually for happy hour, because of our previous positive experience. Good service and good food. Will come back.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

It is a great atmosphere with great food and drink. A place to bring your friends

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

Long Waite for food. Very noisy.
We waited 45 minutes for our food. There was a large party that took our waitress away. I feel the tip for the large group, was on her mind.
We were there an hour and a half for dinner.
my husband'a sandwich tasted like my salmon cakes because they cooked them on the same grill. We will never go back.

Report
Helpful
Steve (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

Our friends and us go to your pub pretty frequently. Every now and then the service slips. This time the food service was great but the drinks weren’t as prompt. You’re kind of our go to place so we have a basis for comparison. We like the Thirsty Lyon and will continue to eat there. It is nice to see the girls dressing in more clothes. They were looking a bit trashy for a while.

Report
Helpful
Nwryguy (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Not bad but spotlight from where I say was directly pointed at my face from overhead. Also I was asked by 4 different people how the good was. I appreciate the sentiment but 4 people about 8 times while I was trying to eat was overkill

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Met there for a blind date. Wait wasn't overly long, even though I would recommend making a reservation. We did not feel pressured to order or felt hurried to leave, in fact we were there for 5 hours. Thank you so much for making a nervous situation into a great experience.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

A lot of noise and table close together

Report
Helpful
vipPDXDude (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Great service and consistently good food. Easy place to hang out for a business lunch or family dinner.

Report
Helpful
Kathy (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

It was great! Nick Webb gives great customer service!

Report
Helpful
vipErik (Portland)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

This place has s solid salad menu. I went with the beet salad this time. Tasty as usual.

Report
Helpful
vipPDXDude (Portland)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Great place on the west side of town for a business lunch and/or group. Food is consistently high quality and the seasonal menu offers options to their standard menu. Usually busy, but service doesn't seem to suffer.

Can be hard to have a conversation because of the high noise level...the flip side is that it has an energetic ambiance.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
2.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Well I will have say I was disappointed this visit. All around not great. Got seated fast and got drinks but after that took a long time to get someone to take our order. The waiters was ok did there job but just ok. Food was mostly good but a trouble cob salad.

Report
Helpful
Llwood (Portland)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Wonderful, our waitress was amazing!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

It was great as always

Report
Helpful
viprazdeadpool (Portland)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Great munchies and crunchies! Great for sports fans. I look forward to going again soon.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
34