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Cheerful Tortoise


Open: 365 Day's a Year for all your Sports needs
Open: Rain, Sun Shine, Wind, Storm, SNOW, ICE, FREEZING RAIN (Welcome Home!)

The Cheerful Tortoise was voted the #1 Sports Bar the last two years by city search. We take pride in providing the best sports bar experience.. The Cheerful Tortoise has been a sponsor’s of Portland State University Athletics for over 50 years. Our goal is to provide a Cheerful environment for everyone to enjoy. We offer Full liquor Bar ~ 18 Draft Beers ~ Pool Table ~ Pinball ~ Big Buck Hunter ~ All Oregon Lottery Games ~ 16 (60 - 70 inch 4K) TV’s ~ Three Fireplaces ~ Outdoor Seating ~ All Sports Packages ~ FREE Pool on Sundays ~ FREE Wireless ~ Jukebox ~ Karaoke ~ Daily Drink and Beer Specials ~ OLCC Appreciation Night ~ NON - SMOKING, and much more. Check out The Cheerful Tortoise on PSU campus. Looking forward to serving you soon.


1939 SW 6th Ave
Portland State University Campus
Portland OR 97201

Normal Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m

Saturday - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m

Cheerful Hours

Monday - Friday
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Midnight to 2:00am

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving 11:00 am to 2:30 am
(11 am to 5 pm)
Christmas Eve 11:00 am to 2:30 am
Christmas Day 11:00 am to 2:30 am


We NEVER close for inclement weather.