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A Running List of Portland Restaurants and Bars Checking Proof of Vaccination for Indoor Dining

These spots are vaccine carding at the door, letting customers dine and drink indoors only if they have their COVID-19 shot

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Daniel Shoemaker at Teardrop Lounge in Northwest Portland. Teardrop requires proof of vaccination for anyone drinking inside the bar.
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For more than a month, Oregon restaurants and bars were free to fill their restaurants to full capacity without a mask requirement. But with COVID-19 cases rising around the state, Oregon leaders have decided to reintroduce a mask requirement in all indoor public spaces, including restaurants and bars.

Even beyond the mask mandate, many Portland restaurants and bars are starting to voluntarily re-institute safety protocols to mitigate the potential for spread. Some restaurants are waiting to reopen their indoor dining rooms, and a growing number of bars and restaurants in Portland have started checking diners’ vaccination status before walking them to their tables or taking their orders.

This policy has been popular with Portland diners, even before the state lifted its COVID-19 safety requirements: In a June poll, hundreds of Eater Portland readers said they wanted to see restaurants and bars check vaccination status at the door; 77 percent of respondents said they would feel comfortable dining in a restaurant at full capacity if employees checked vaccination status, and 62 percent of respondents said restaurants should start checking customers’ vaccination cards before letting them dine in a full-capacity dining room.

Some restaurants are letting unvaccinated customers dine outside; others are only allowing vaccinated customers to enter the business at all. But for diners seeking an extra layer of security before entering a dining room right now, these restaurants may be a good place to start. All of the locations listed will accept either the specific card or an image of the card (like a photocopy or iPhone photo). This list will be updated periodically; send additional restaurants that have started “vaccine carding” to our tip line.

Restaurants and Bars Vaccine Carding in Portland

Moloko — Proof of vaccination required for indoor seating.

Aalto Lounge — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Dig a Pony — Customers must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 72 hours.

Hungry Tiger — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors.

Paley’s Place — Proof of vaccination is required for all diners.

Peter’s Bar & Grill — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors.

Pink Rabbit — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Andina — Proof of vaccination required for indoor dining; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors at Chicha.

Campana — Proof of vaccination required for customers 12 years old and older to dine indoors. ⁠

Beulahland — Proof of vaccination required to sit at the bar.

Grain and Gristle — Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors.

Bit House Collective — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors.

The Moon and Sixpence — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors.

Keys Lounge — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Radio Room — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Les Caves — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Les Clos — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Voysey — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Hale Pele — Customers must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative covid test within 72 hours of the visit.

Nepo 42 — Customers must provide proof of vaccination to sit indoors; outdoor seating is available to unvaccinated customers.

Tusk — Customers 12 and older must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 48 hours.

Cicoria — Customers must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 48 hours.

Lolo Pass — Proof of vaccination (original, copy or digital) or evidence of a negative covid test from within the last 48 hours to sit inside. Outdoor seating available for all others.

Magna — Customers 12 and older must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 48 hours.

The 1905 — Customers must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 48 hours.

Revolution Hall — Customers must show proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from within the last 48 hours.

Multnomah Whiskey Library — Customers must provide proof of vaccination for indoor dining. Unvaccinated customers can sit on the patio.

Oma’s Hideaway — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors on the patio.

Gado Gado — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors on the patio.

Rum Club — Proof of vaccination required for indoor seating.

Sesame Collective restaurants (Mediterranean Exploration Company, Shalom Y’all, Yalla) — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside.

Deadshot — Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors.

Dots Cafe — Dots is offering indoor seating to those who can show proof of vaccination, as well as outdoor seating for unvaccinated customers.

The Fixin’ To — Proof of vaccination is required to enter the venue.

Acadia — Proof of vaccination is required for all diners.

Nightingale — Eligible adults will need to provide proof of vaccination to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors on the patio.

Double Dragon — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors.

Yukon Tavern — Proof of vaccination is required to enter.

Leikam Brewing Company — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors.

Sol Bowl — Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors; outdoor dining available for unvaccinated customers.

Misdemeanor Meadows — Proof of vaccination required to enter.

Apex — Proof of vaccination required to be on the premises, indoors or out.

Enoteca Nostrana — Proof of vaccination is required to sit at the six bar seats at Enoteca Nostrana; unvaccinated customers can sit outside.

Bang Bang — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors on the patio.

The Garrison — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers can sit outdoors on the patio.

Creepy’s — Proof of vaccination is required to enter the business.

Hi-Top Tavern — Proof of vaccination required to sit inside; unvaccinated customers free to sit outdoors on the patio.

Bar West — Proof of vaccination required to dine inside; unvaccinated customers free to dine outdoors.

Dame — Proof of vaccination required to dine inside; unvaccinated customers free to dine outdoors.

Toki — Proof of vaccination required to dine inside; unvaccinated customers free to dine outdoors.

Hey Love — Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors.

Tomorrow’s Verse — Proof of vaccination required to drink inside; outdoor seating available for unvaccinated customers.

Leisure Public House — Proof of vaccination required for indoor seating.

Teardrop Lounge — Proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID test from within the last 72 hours required at the door to drink indoors.

White Owl Social Club — Vaccination required to enter the business.

Paymaster — Proof of vaccination checked at entrance for maskless customers.

The Old Gold — Proof of vaccination is required to sit inside; outdoor seating available for unvaccinated customers.

Paydirt — Proof of vaccination is required to sit inside; outdoor seating available for unvaccinated customers.

Tough Luck — Proof of vaccination is required to sit inside; outdoor seating available for unvaccinated customers.

Mississippi Studios and Bar Bar — To enter the venue or bar, customers must provide proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination, or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the last 48 hours.

The Goodfoot — All shows in the lounge require proof of vaccination to enter, but not in the upstairs pub or outdoor tables.

Wonderly — Proof of vaccination is required to sit inside; outdoor seating available for unvaccinated customers.

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