727 SE Grand Ave., 503-954-3913, bithousesaloon.com.

Housed in a 100-year-old brick building, Bit House Saloon defines itself by checking all the boxes of a comprehensive list of bar staples: cheap happy-hour wells, creative craft cocktails, a robust draft list, wines by the glass and bottle, whiskey-bar-level whiskey selection, tequila, sherry, summer slushies, winter toddies, even gluten-free bar snacks. Full table service, late-night hours, and an underrated back patio complete the package.