About The Library Taphouse & Kitchen

The Library Taphouse & Kitchen is located in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon with over 100 craft beers on tap, along with a full selection of hand-crafted cocktails, and a carefully selected menu of appetizing recipes that perfectly accompany our drink selections.


We cultivate true brew connections

The Library Taphouse & Kitchen boasts relationships with the best brewers on the West Coast that create stories through their craft. In true library fashion, our job is to curate these stories and bring the brew to you. As a group of self-proclaimed beer nerds, we take this job very seriously. Each brew is transported in an acclimated cooler system with integrated water lines to retain the delicate tones of each beer and hard cider. We handle the kegs gently on rolling dollies to prevent sloshing before connecting them to the cleanest tap system, created to balance the proper ratio of keg volume to liquid CO2. The final step in our pursuit of the perfect pour, is serving your brew in glassware that activates the senses of aroma, color, and taste. The result is a collection of the best American beers in one place without compromising any of the taste. Genius, right?

Beers on Tap

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We believe you deserve more choices

Located on Portland State University’s campus (Go Viks!) we were inspired by our studious neighbors to open a library of our own. While we may have lined our stacks with brews instead of books, our collection still has something for everyone. We encourage you to not judge a book by its cover and try something new! Choose from our collection of draught wines, full liquor bar, kombucha teas, and non-alcoholic craft beverages. The library style offers an inviting color palette and design atmosphere, comfortable spaces, and event screens perfect for entertaining everything from small get-togethers to sizable groups and private gatherings.

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We never imbibe on an empty stomach

“Librarians” offer samples and recommend the right beverages to pair with a variety of grilled, roasted, smoked, spicy, and rich foods. The creatively “researched” menu is inspired by homestyle family dinners filled with laughter and conversation in between bites. Our goal is to celebrate that sense of community and increase person to person connections. Once you visit The Library Taphouse and Kitchen, it will become a favorite place to study and connect with others. Whether you’re looking to cozy up with a good book at the bar or share stories with friends over a couple of beers, do it at the library.

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Be Smart. Get Here.

Come and “study” in Downtown Portland where food, drink, and conversation expand your circle of friends.

Experience craft beer, draught wines, full liquor bar, and hard ciders

Enjoy kombucha teas and other non-alcoholic craft offerings

Complement your beverages with delicious cuisine

Relish the beautiful, library-style atmosphere over lunch or dinner