"Speakeasy" Outrageous Tip by Rude_boy22

Outrageous, Portland: 11 reviews and 8 photos

Dunes has no sign, no advertising, not much of anything to get people there except word of mouth. That doesn't seem to be a problem though, as Dunes seems to be packed three out of four times I go there. Its tiny, it can get way too hot and crowded, but they make mean mint juleps, and the owner kicks ass. There are bands playing most nights, and dance parties others. The crowds are often hipsters and models, but for the most part, Dunes seems to feel like a time warp into the mid nineties. I came there with eleven friends one night, as the owner was about to close. He stayed open an extra three hours while we drunkenly sang along to Alice Cooper songs on the old jukebox in the corner. Seeing him a few days later, a friend asked him about that night. He responded "I had alot of fun, you guys broke a whole lot of Sh::". When we apologized for that , he replied- "no, that is what this place is for..." And that is why I love Dunes.

Address: 1905 NE M.L.K. Blvd.
Theme: Live Music

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 17, 2006
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