5 St. Helens Bars for a Good Beer

One of the best ways of enjoying your vacation is to visit one of the St. Helens bars. This is the county seat of Columbia County, Oregon and was named such because of its view of Mount St. Helens. BBOnline recommends these places where you can get a good beer.

Klondike Restaurant and Bar
71 Cowlitz Street
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 366-2634
www.klondikerestaurant.com

Klondike Restaurant will lure you out of your St. Helens Bed and Breakfast with the extensive food and drinks menu. This is one of the most popular St. Helens bars, and it's located on what was the original dining room of the old St. Helen's Hotel built in 1910. It is an American steak house, but also serves seafood, veggies and salads prepared from the freshest ingredients. Klondike has a full service bar with a choice of wine, spirits and beer, with two draught and bottled brands like Mirror Pond, Bud Light Lime, Bud, Coors, Pabst and O'Douls.  

Captured by Porches Brewing Company
40 Cowlitz #8
St. Helens, OR 97051
(971) 207-3742
www.capturedbyporches.com

You're guaranteed the freshest beer at this brewing company. The beer it brews is made with the finest organic, regionally grown and locally malted grains. Available all year round is the Invasive Species IPA. You can also try out four of the beers and two kombuchas (Prima Materia, Zinziver or ginger and Quintessence or Raspberry Quince) at the beer bus located at D Street Noshery, or from the mini beer van at Kruger's Farm Market.  The beer bus is open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m on Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. 

Plantation House Restaurant and Brewery
298 S 1st Street
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 366-0165

The Plantation House is another one of the popular St. Helens bars. It serves handmade dough pizza, sandwiches, pasta, salads and soups, with bestsellers like pan seared salmon and crab crusted halibut. There is a full service bar serving wines, local and imported draft and bottled beer, and its own brews. This place is also a brewery, making beers using locally grown ingredients. The brews include Nob Hill Blond, Flying Eagle Amber Ale, Warrior Rock IPA, Shanghai Porter and Twilight Red Bite.  

Goble Tavern
70255 Columbia River Hwy
Rainier, OR 97048
(503) 556-4090
www.gobletavern.com 

Goble Tavern is located about 11 miles from your St. Helens Inn and is one of the places where you can enjoy good beer. The bar has an outdoor stage for entertainment events. There is open mic on Wednesday, and scheduled bands on Friday and Saturday. The full service bar has draught and bottled beers like Coors Light, Budweiser, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Rainier, Corona and Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Tekila Willies
2098 Old Portland Road
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 366-5753

Tekila Willies was formerly the Red Line Sports Bar, now under new management. There are many choices on the food menu that include the popular clams and Cajun food. The full bar with friendly bartenders serve wine, liquor, microbrews, domestic and imported beers.