A Yukon Tavern Family Thanksgiving

The holidays have arrived! It’s time to find your happy place and enjoy a day spent with the people you enjoy most. That’s our goal at the Yukon Tavern, and we’d like to extend an invitation to you to join us on Thursday, November 22, when we celebrate Thanksgiving with an All-Day Happy Hour and drink specials featuring Wild Turkey whiskey!


Forget that dried up old bird! Sit down to one of our juicy burgersor sandwiches for your holiday meal. Add a side of fries, chips, or tots and fill up on a beer while you watch your favorite teams take to the field.

Finger foods and drinks specials are waiting for you to enjoy, and nine juicy burgers, too! Our kitchen will be preparing all our regular menu items and daily specials that day, and you’ll want to check out our Happy Hour menu because we’re offering those prices all-day on Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a little turkey, so, we’re offering drink specials and Wild Turkey bourbon, too! Aged in charred oak barrels for at least two years, this Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey tastes stronger and sweeter than other whiskeys. Come in and celebrate the holiday with a warm shot of Wild Turkey!

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And, of course, we’ll have football on and our pool table, shuffleboard table, and electronic poker are all waiting for you to enjoy while you’re at the Yukon.

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This Thanksgiving give yourself something to be thankful for—celebrate with your friends at the Yukon Tavern in Southeast Portland! We’re open from 11am to 2:30am.


The NFL Sunday Breakfast is the Yukon’s MVP

The Yukon Tavernis your 50-yard line seat for NFL Sunday! Our chefs have designed a menu that will fill you up with your favorite foods beginning with their NFL Breakfast at 9am!

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Sellwood football fans are lining up to enjoy one of five breakfast plates we’ve designed to get you energized to cheer on your favorite team. Check out the delicious dishes our chefs are offeringthroughout the 2018-2019 football season.

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Looking for a meal that’s going to stick to your ribs, but not your wallet? How about split biscuits smothered in savory, spicy sausage gravy? The Yukon’s Biscuits & Sausage Gravy plate is only $6, with a half order priced at just $4.

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OurBacon & Eggs plate offers eggs cooked to order, crispy slices of bacon, fried country potatoes and toast for only $8! It’s the American standard in breakfast dishes and the perfect way to start a day of watching America’s number one sport.

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For a hand-held meal, give the Yukon’s Egg Sandwicha try. Our chefs pile an egg, cheese, and bacon inside an English Muffin for a memorable meal at only $6. This is a not your typical drive-thru breakfast sandwich.


Cut to the chase with our Eye Opener Breakfast. For only $11, we’ll serve you a Bloody Mary alongside bacon & eggs for a spicy morning meal that will get your blood flowing.

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Bring it all home by piling all these great dishes onto one plate! Our Big Breakfast Combo includes bacon & eggs, potatoes & a side of biscuits and sausage gravy for just $11. It’s big enough to be your only meal of the day!

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Our bar is open for breakfast, too! We’ve got $3 Mimosas, $1.50 Miller Tallboys and $5 Dirty Bird Tall PBR & a shot of Old Crow.

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Join us at the Yukon Tavern in Southeast Portland every Sunday morning for great football action and our special NFL Breakfast menu!

The Yukon “Suds and Cinema” Presents a Special Halloween Showing of “The Shining”

“Here’s Johnny!”

That’s right—one of Hollywood’s best ghost stories is coming to the Yukon Tavern this Tuesday, October 30th!

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The 1980 classic The Shining is based on the best-selling book by horror master Stephen King. It was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and takes place at the historic Overlook Hotel located in the Colorado Rockies. (With exterior shots of Oregon’s own Timberline Hotel stepping in for the Overlook.)

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The movie follows frustrated writer Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicolson, and his family to the Overlook when he takes a job as the hotel’s winter caretaker. With his ditsy wife and clairvoyant son in tow, they soon find themselves at the mercy of the ghosts that permanently inhabit the hotel. It’s a role that underscored the “on-the-edge” characters that Nicholson became famous for and exhibits the artistic character of Kubrick’s filmmaking style.

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The Shining is a favorite of many fans of horror, one of which is the Yukon Tavern’s manager Ashley McGarr, who says, “That movie is so good and so scary—it IS Halloween!”

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October is the month to celebrate the ghosts and goblins that hide in the shadows, so don your scariest costumes and gather up all your fiendish friends for a night at the movies. This film is made to freak you out and, between King’s warped storytelling, Kubrick’s artistic filmmaking and Nicholas’s crazed performance, The Shining delivers a frighteningly fun cinematic experience.

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Join us on October 30th at 7:20p.m. at the Yukon Tavern for a terrifying trip into the world of Hollywood horror. Come in costume and get a treat of a free well or domestic pint on us! And, don’t worry—our bartenders are not ghosts.

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Vine and Pallet Returns with a Fall Themed Painting

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Shh… Can you hear it? Is it calling your name?

Listen close and you might hear your artistic spirit calling you to the Yukon Tavernin Southeast Portland for another Vine and Pallet mobile studio workshop.


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When you sit down to an afternoon of painting with Vine and Pallet’s resident artist Tina McDaniel you experience art instruction, as well as inspiration. Tina has been painting all her life and is passing on her knowledge to her students through formal and informal instruction. Don’t worry about your experience or skill when you paint with Vine and Pallet; just bring your “can do” attitude and you’ll be taking home your very own masterpiece at the end of the event.


Vine and Pallet has all the supplies ready for you to create a masterpiece of your very own, so all you’ll need to bring is your willingness to give it a try. And, while you’re here why not order up a great meal from the Yukon’s kitchenor a drink from our bar. Painting with Tina is always a fun social event, so get creative and join the party!

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This month Tina is taking us to the dark side with a Halloween themed painting of a terrifying pumpkin patch. Unlike other mobile art studios, Vine and Pallet strives to bring out the unique inner artist in you, so don’t expect a “paint by numbers” approach with this instructor. Tina is interested in helping you develop an individual expressive style that you can develop over time, refining your vision and opening the channel to your own endless inspiration.


Come out to the Yukon Tavern in Southeast Portland on Saturday, October 6th at 3pm to paint with Tina McDaniel of Vine and Pallet!

The Walking Dead Takes a Bite Out of Last Call Trivia at the Yukon

Last Call Trivia is bringing back the dead with a night of Walking Dead trivia this Monday, September 24that the Yukon Tavern.

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Host Kelly Richardson will take us through a night of questions all laser focused on the hit show “The Walking Dead.” From plot points, to programming; nothing is off limits in this fun, face-paced game where anyone who loves the hugely successful, extremely suspenseful show will find themselves an expert.


A Walking Dead Last Call Trivia Question:

What familiar tree is shown in the foreground of funeral scenes?


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During each round, players will have the opportunity to wager points on each of their answers. For example, in the first half of the game, you can wager 1, 3, or 6 points, and because each wager amount can be used only once, players must make their choice based on the amount of confidence they have in your answer. This wagering system allows players to use strategy along with knowledge of the show.

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The two hour game is free to all players and teams are comprised of one to eight players. Throughout the game the Yukon staff will be on hand to deliver  Just enough time a juicy burger and your favorite beer right to your table.


 Answer: A weeping willow.


Drag your undead corpse into the Yukon Tavern this Monday, September 24that 7pm for a night of fun with Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes and his gang of survivors as they battle their way through a zombie apocalypse. All fans of “The Walking Dead” will be welcome at this special edition of Last Call Trivia—whether or not you have a pulse.Photo by Ewen RobertsPhoto by Ewen Roberts


The NFL Comes to the Yukon Tavern

Join us on Sundays for exciting NFL action at the Yukon Tavern! We’ve subscribed to a cable package this year to put you front and center at the 50-yard line of all your most anticipated games.

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Start NFL Sunday at the Yukon with our Breakfast Specials

Each Sunday at 10am our chefs will be filling your plate with the most beloved tailgate foods—breakfast style! Eggs, toast, bacon, along with many other early morning staples will provide you with a breakfast of champions as you sit down with us to watch a full day of NFL play. As the day moves on you can turn to our selection of delicious burgers and hot dogs to get you energized for the afternoon games. And, with the Yukon’s daily drink specials that run all day long, you’ll be all set in your favorite cheering section to watch the games.

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The Best Sports Viewing

The Yukon Tavern has the best cable sports packages ready for you on our four big screen TVs. Find your spot and camp out all day as you watch the plays that will foretell what’s to come on the way to Super Bowl LIII. All season long we’ll be showing the most competitive games and, with the Yukon’s free WiFi, you can follow all the changes to your Fantasy Football leagues in real time and get updates on the teams you aren’t watching.

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No matter what team you’re rooting for you’ll find your cheering section here with us at the Yukon Tavern. We open at 9am on Sundays and breakfast is ready at 10. Stop in and find your seat with us during NFL Sunday at the Yukon Tavern, Southeast Portland’s favorite neighborhood bar!




The Yukon Tavern Welcomes Reed College Students

School is back in session and the Yukon Tavern is ready for the rush of new Reed College students (21+) who are looking for a favorite neighborhood bar to call our bar their “home away from home.”

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The Yukon Tavern is a long-established Sellwood-Moreland bar that has been a favorite in Southeast Portland for over eighty years. The current owners, Jon and Rainer, are keeping the Yukon’s welcoming traditions alive with an updated look, fun events, an inviting atmosphere, and great food and drinks every day.

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Every month the Yukon hosts several events that bring people of every kind to our bar. Weekly Last Call Trivia games bring out the inner quiz master in all of us and MAD Poker satisfies that gambling spirit in you with free Texas Hold ‘em games. Check out our calendar to see what’s happening today!

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Are you an artist at heart? Join us monthly for “Paint Your Heart Out” mobile studio events. Love movies? We’ve got you covered with “Yukon Suds and Cinema,” where you can enjoy a burger and a beer as you watch some of the best Hollywood movies, like Star War’s The Last Jedi, Airplane, Jaws, and The Dirty Dozen.


Along with the sports we broadcast on our four TVs, we also have the traditional tavern-style games. Keno, video poker, a collection of traditional board games, and pool are all available anytime you stop by, and don’t forget to take a turn at Portland’s longest tabletop shuffleboard. Rumor has it that ours is the longest in the city and the challenge is to drink a beer before the puck gets to the opposite side. Think you can do it?

Of course, we also offer a full menu of great burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, and entrees and a full bar with experienced bartenders who can recommend just the right drink to go along with your meal. With two Happy Hours daily, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy everything on the menu.

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Welcome to our SE Portland neighborhood, Reed College students! We hope you’ll make the Yukon Tavern your favorite neighborhood bar as you pursue your degree. Our bar is a great place for your next study session, with good times, incomparable service, and free WiFi waiting for you!

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