Wimpy's521 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209 Northwest Portland
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What used to be a packed NW 21st hangout has now turned into a dumpy, but cute little dive. Good, mixed bag crowd. Cool BTs.
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Its red, dark, and absolutely wonderful. This hole in the wall is my favorite place to get a cheap burger and a cheap vodka tonic. Randy, one of the bartenders, has the best stories, best margaritas and greatest music selections. One night we could be listening to old blue grass and the next night the Smiths. Overall a great place with a cheesy sailing theme and good vibe.
$2.50 Vodka drinks They have a place you can sit down. $2.50 Vodka drinks, all the time. They serve food. $2.50 Vodka drinks, everyday. You don’t have to pour your own drinks.
In other words, why go to Brazean Bean for a shot of sugar mixed with Safeway Select brand mixers when you can get a Vodka Tonic for under three freakin bucks? I recommend you add this nugget into your rotation.
i love dark bars, candles, and no bullshit. This place has all that and more...nice place to make out in one of the booths to the sweet music thats usually playing. The drag is the price of PBR is 2.75! what the shit, thats alot. i can only imagine the prices for real drinks. none the less, get feeling good at somewhere down the road's happy hour, then enjoy the dark intimacy!
Wimpy's is like your favorite T-Shirt from high school. A classic any day of the week. Great regulars, bartenders, music, patio, beverages, and ambience. I get thirsty just thinking about it.
Yes, PLEASE keep walking if you're looking for the Gypsy! Good neighborhood hang-out. The bartenders are great. Pretty hip but not too hip. Prices are good and the fries rule. The only thing that bothers me is the lack of ventilation, and I smoke. With a lot of people on a busy night it gets really smokey and really loud. I'm a happy hour Wimpy-ite.
Wimpy's is the living room of all the holdout NW slummers who are too poor to flaunt their bitchiness on NW 23rd or in the Pearl, and who live therefore in squalid studios sans couches with homemade art prints or sad old LP's crowding the surface of their trundle-beds. Wimpy's welcomes them into an intimate, some would say tiny and incestuous, environment of candlelit comfort night after frickin' night. Drinks are cheap and stiff and everyone loves the barkeeps and the tunes they play. There is a lot of love in this little bar. If you're looking for the Gypsy please keep walking.
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