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Chopsticks II Karaoke Bar to Close and Relocate This Month

Owner David Chow is about to drop the mic, then immediately pick it back up.

Chopsticks Express and The Stargate Lounge
Chopsticks Express and The Stargate Lounge
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The long-awaited day is almost here: Chopsticks II, aka Chopsticks Express, the popular karaoke dive bar located on East Burnside, will turn off its PA on September 19, only to break into I Will Survive and reopen. According to Willamette Week, the first day at the new location at 3390 Northeast Sandy Blvd is September 26.

Chopsticks II will move into a space formerly home to the Diamonds Gentlemen’s Club, operated by an alleged pimp, and the Mynt strip club, run by a man who once held man-vs-bear wrestling matches in Ohio.

Owner David Chow will throw a party to close the East Burnside location. He first opened Chopsticks in Portland in 1995.

Chopsticks Express

2651 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214 (503) 234-6171