One of the most awesomely schizophrenic bars in Portland, the Tonic Lounge comprises two distinct drinking spaces, divided by a hallway. On one side you have an almost English pub setting, with a fireplace, TVs and a laid-back feel; on the other is a stage that plays host to genres from hip-hop to metal. It may feel odd to be relaxing by the fire while screams of anarchy come from the local punk band mere feet away, but after a few house cocktails (they change every night) you probably won’t even notice.
What to drink: Daily specialty drinks, including the $6 watermelon Long Island.
Happy hour: $3 well drinks and drafts 4-7 pm Monday-Friday.
Entertainment: Pool, live music, jukebox.