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Matador NW Portland

With windows opening out onto the busy corner of NW 23rd and Quimby, the Matador is at the epicenter of NW Portland. This is the city's fastest growing and arguably its most exciting neighborhood, bridging the timeless Alphabet Blocks and the burgeoning Slabtown. Located in a former distillery, our NW Portland restaurant and bar has been a destination for nearly a decade. Bright and airy by day and a party scene by night, we offer a premier tequila/mezcal bar, late-night food, and NW Portland's best happy hour.

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& Hours

Our restaurant and bar is located on the corner of NW 23rd Avenue and Quimby Street in Northwest Portland.

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Tuesday, May 3rd, we will be closing at 3pm for the day. We apologize for this inconvenience. See you all soon!

Sunday – Thursday: 11am - 12am

Friday-Saturday: 11am - 2am

Happy Hour: Daily 4-6pm

1438 NW 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 228-2855

  • 21+ for Dine-In
  • Happy Hour
  • Cocktails To Go
  • Family-style Meal Kits
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Private Events

Whether you’re planning a private dinner or a meeting with AV capability, NW Matador has the perfect space for you. Our room can accommodate up to 40 guests, ages 21 and over, and includes large garage doors for a beautiful indoor-outdoor experience when the weather is right. Choose from our customized menus for sit-down or buffet-style occasions. Our staff is happy to help you plan every detail so that you can relax and enjoy our food and drinks. Please note that we are unable to rent the Añejo room for dinner Friday and Saturday.

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Join Our Team

We are always looking for passionate people who want to help us create an extraordinary experience for our guests. If that sounds like you, you’ll love it here, and we want to meet you.

Follow the link below to tell us something about yourself below, or just call or stop by one of our restaurants to set up an interview.

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