Bring Out Your Irish at Yukon Tavern’s Irish Sunday!

One day a year is not enough to celebrate the home of one of our favorite beers. That’s why the Yukon Tavernis bringing back St. Patrick’s this Sunday for another round of celebrating all things Irish!

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We love the food, the music, the whiskey and, especially, the beer, so we’ve put together an event that features all the best things the Emerald Isle offers for our party, starting with ever-flowing Guinness!

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The Beer of Ireland

Ah, Guinness! The golden nectar of the greenest country on the planet. This Irish dry stout comes to us straight from Dublin and is one of the most beloved beers in the world. Its distinctive burnt flavor is derived from the combination of malted barley and roasted unmalted, or “green” barley. Its thick, creamy head is created by the nitrogen and carbon dioxide released at the pour. It’s truly the pot of gold found at the end of a rainbow.

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The Whiskey of Ireland

Irish Whiskey will represent the cocktail at our party. We have fourteen top-shelf brands to choose from, including Jameson Irish Whiskey. It is created from a blend of grain and single pot still whiskey using locally farmed malted and unmalted barley harvested within a fifty-mile radius around the County Cork-based distillery.–literally the taste of Ireland in a glass!

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The Yukon will be hosting an Irish Whiskey Tasting during our Irish Sunday, with 13 different varieties ready for you to evaluate. So, come in and find your favorite variety!

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The Food of Ireland

Now that your taste buds are sufficiently lubricated you’ll want to follow that up with a hearty Irish meal. You’ll find bangers with Yukon Gold mash, Salisbury steak and Poutine (ok, poutine isn’t exactly Irish, but there are a lot of Irish descendants in Canada) on the menu this Sunday, so come hungry and fill up with a heaping helping of Ireland’s legendary flavors.

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The Music of Ireland

Local Portland band Na Rósai will be performing traditional Irish musicfor the crowd, with Erik Killops on fiddle, Richie Rosencrans on bouzouki, tenor guitar and vocals, Preston Howard on uilleann pipes, whistles, and mouth harp, and Conor O’Bryan on flutes, whistles, and shakers. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported across the Atlantic on a song.

 

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Pizza and Painting This Sunday at the Yukon Tavern

What goes together better than pizza and beer? Pizza, beer and painting!

This Sunday, March 25th join us at the Yukon Tavern for another round of artistic expression with Vine and Pallet, the Southeast’s best mobile art studio. Then, stick around afterwards for a free slice of pizza with every drink purchase during our Free Pizza Sunday!

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Vine and Pallet Mobile Art Studio

Every month, Tina McDaniels returns with Vine and Pallet to guide us through an art lesson and help us dig into our creative talent during an afternoon of acrylic painting. Don’t worry about the mess or purchasing the supplies. For just $35, Tina will set you up with all the paints, brushes and event the canvas you’ll need, so you can create a new masterpiece for your home.

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This weekend we’ll be painting a moody sunset scene with bright orange and blues reflecting off a serene creek. Pre-register by calling (971) 200-0760 or come down to the Yukon at 3pm to find your canvas waiting for you. Tina provides the set up and tear down-it just doesn’t get any easier!

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A Slice of Free Pizza with Every Drink! 

Hang out with the Yukon crew after you’re finish because our Free Pizza Sunday special will soon be ready to satisfy the pizza lover in you!

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Pair a beer with a hot slice of pie-or maybe a glass of wine or cider–or maybe even a martini! It doesn’t matter what type of beverage you order, you’ll always get a free slice of pizza to go with it. Our latest food and drink special will be available every Sunday, so if you love beer and you love pizza, make plans to join us from 10pm to close.

Make this Sunday your “fun day” with Vine and Pallet mobile art studio and a delicious slice of free pizza! And, don’t forget to check out our calendar for more fun events at the Yukon Tavern in Southeast Portland.

Serving Up a Special Treat on “Sausage Saturday” at the Yukon Tavern

The Yukon Tavern has become Southeast Portland’s go-to bar for delicious meals for many reasons. Our customers enjoy the easy going feeling they find in our bar and the many fun events that are held every week, but one of the reasons they tell us they always return to the Yukon is the yummy pub grub they find on our menu.

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A favorite menu item is our 100% beef Hebrew National hot dog.  It’s true! All day on Saturday our kitchen turns out delicious all-beef hot dogs to our customers for only $1!

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But don’t let the price fool you—even though we discounted it, this hand-held dish still retains all the flavor you’d expect from high-quality meat. And, if a spicier version is what you long for, will give it a spicy edge for just one dollar more by adding a thick layer of chili.

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Our Sausage Saturdays are made for those who crave the taste of a great hot dog so much they want it hot, fresh and easy to order at their nearby neighborhood bar. Our hot dog special runs every Saturday, year-round, so even on rainy Portland days you can still enjoy the great taste of a Hebrew National all beef hot dog. They’re so good you won’t stop at one, and at just $1 per hot dog you can order as many as you it takes to satisfy your craving and still have enough money left over for a few of our great tasting beers.

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Visit the Yukon Tavern on Sausage Saturday to enjoy the great taste of an Hebrew National 100% all-beef hot dog! Just look for the bright neon sign that hangs over our tavern on Milwaukee Avenue in Southeast Portland. We’ve got delicious food and frothy, cold beer, and don’t forget to order up a side of our famous tots, too!

Going on a Wild Turkey Hunt for a Happy (Hour) Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here and for many people that means stress and annoying relatives. If this is what you’ll be dealing with this Thanksgiving we’d like to invite you to the Yukon Tavern, where you’ll find friends, food, and an All Day Happy Hour–we even have a turkey for you!

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Whiskey lovers rejoice! Your holiday has arrived and we are serving up Wild Turkey just for you. It’s an American tradition—Wild Turkey Bourbon contains notes of sweet vanilla, pear, and hints of spice and finishes with a flavor that is full and rich, whether enjoyed straight or with a mixer. Wild Turkey was originally crafted by Kentucky Bourbon Hall-of-Famer Eddie Russell and continues to be aged in American White Oak barrels with deepest, No. 4 “alligator” char.

 

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Order up a shot of Wild Turkey, then fill your table with our version of the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Dive right into an entrée from our kitchen and enjoy a juicy burger or a Hebrew National 100% beef hot dog smothered with piping hot chili. Get a side of Yukon Gold fries or tater tots to go with it and you’ve got a meal that’s better than a dried out old bird.

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Who needs a La-z-boy? Hang out at our bar after the meal to relax in front of the TV to watch a football game with friends, a beer and a bowl of popcorn to munch on. We’ll be playing the day’s best games.

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The Yukon Tavern is stretching out our two Happy Hours to cover the entire day so, if you’re looking for an escape this Thanksgiving, stop by the Yukon Tavern on Milwaukee Avenue in Southeast Portland. We’ve got everything a Thanksgiving feast can offer, without the annoying relatives!

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Two Happy Hours at the Yukon Tavern in Southeast Portland!

At the Yukon Tavern we love Happy Hour. In fact, we love Happy Hour so much we have two every single day of the week from 3-7:30pm and 10pm to close!

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Happy Hour makes us happy. It’s the witching hour at a bar, when people stop in after a long day and order up their favorite beer, cider, wine or cocktail and one of the delicious treats from our Happy Hour menu.

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During our two Happy Hours we not only have food at discounted prices—we have drinks at amazing prices, too, like Canada’s Labatt Draft, Domestic Drafts and Micro Drafts for under a dollar! If that doesn’t put a smile on your face, nothing will.

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Our kitchen staff is ready to turn any frown upside down with hot and tasty meal baskets from our Happy Hour menu. Grab a Hebrew National Hot Dog for $2 and add a basket of our famous Yukon Gold Fries for $3 to go with it. Or, how about giving our Fried Shrimp ($6) and Jalepeno Poppers ($4) a try? Our Happy Hour menu is sure to satisfy.

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The Yukon Tavern is committed to being Sellwood-Moreland’s favorite neighborhood bar, and hosting two Happy Hours for our customers is our proof of that promise.

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The next time you are looking to get happy plan to stop in at the Yukon Tavern on SE Milwaukee Avenue during our two Happy Hours (3-7:30pm and 10pm to close) and let us put a smile on your face with our Happy Hour food and drink menu!

 

Going Topless at the Yukon Tavern!

The height of summer is upon us and that means a lot of hot days in the coming weeks. We may all be thinking about cooling off on a beach somewhere, but at the Yukon Tavern you can go topless right here in Southeast Portland! 

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Every good burger begins with high-quality beef, and the chefs at the Yukon don’t skimp on taste when they prepare a Topless Double Double. They use only the juiciest, most delicious meat they can find and grill it to perfection, with crispy edges on the outside and a perfectly cooked burger on the inside. They throw a slice of cheddar cheese over each patty and let it melt down the sides, sealing in the flavor and adding a creamy layer of great taste. 

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Next, they pile it high with two slices of tomato and some onion and skewer it through to a bed a crunchy lettuce leaves and place it on a plate next to a dill pickle spear and a pile of fries, tater tots, or kettle chips. It’s a meal good enough for any grill master!

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Whether you are living a carb free life or just prefer to keep the taste of high-quality beef front and center on your plate, the Yukon’s Topless Double Double is a great way to let loose and enjoy a summer meal.

Join us at the Yukon Tavern’s street-side seating on Milwaukee Avenue for a Topless Double Double and a pint of your favorite summer beer!

Celebrate Spring with a Yukon Tavern Blue Cheese Burger

Spring has sprung! The birds are singing and we’re seeing glimpses of blue sky overhead. After the kind of winter we’ve had, I think that calls for a celebration at the Yukon Tavern with one of our delicious Blue Cheese Burgers!

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As the days get warmer and the skies get clearer, we all begin to count down the days until we can spend every hour outside in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. We’ll sit outside at one of our street side tables and enjoy a great beer and a burger while we enjoy the company of our Sellwood-West Moreland friends.

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The burger that springs to mind when we have these happy thoughts is our Blue Cheese Burger. Its layers of savory beef patty, fresh lettuce, tomato, onion, and a heaping smear of blue cheese dressing inside a toasted bun is perfect to get you in the mood for the many evenings of good times to come. Pair that with some tater tots, onion rings, or our famous Yukon Waffle Fries and a great craft beer and you’ll have a perfect meal all inside one basket.

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The never-ending winter of 2017 is finally over and it’s time to celebrate with us at Southeast Portland’s favorite neighborhood bar! Stop by this evening for a Blue Cheese Burger and some friendly conversation and get your mind set for the warm spring nights to come at the Yukon Tavern.