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Saturday, June 08, 2013

#2011 - Dockside Saloon, Portland, OR - 1/19/2013

The Dockside  is a blue collar restaurant across the street from an industrial area on the banks of the Willamette River. It's been around sine 1986 but there's been a restaurant in the building for 90 years or so. It's more of a diner than a bar (it closed at 3pm on Saturdays), but the woody interior, hodge-podge of wall decorations, and the friendly staff make it a pleasant place to grab an early cocktail.

The Dockside's brush with fame came courtesy of Tonya Harding, when they inspected several bags of trash someone had thrown in their dumpster and found various bits of evidence connecting to the clubbing of Nancy Kerrigan (including Nancy's practice schedule in Tonya's handwriting).

2047 Northwest Front Avenue Portland, OR 97209 - (503) 241-6433
Est. Sep 15, 1986 - Building constructed: c.1925
Previous bars in this location: Doc's Sternwheeler, What's Up Doc?
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Reviews: barfly - portlandmercury - yelp

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