What: North 45 Pub
Where: 517 NW 21st Ave
When: Daily 4-6pm, all night Monday
Honeys Heart: Back patio
North 45 is our go-to neighborhood bar when the weather's nice thanks to their large back patio. They recently revamped their happy hour menu, so Kelly, Adam, Doug, and I met up a few Fridays ago to check it out.
During happy hour, Trumer Pilsners are $3.5, well drinks are $4, glasses of house wine are $5, and house margaritas are $5.50. Don't be tempted by the margaritas- they're cheap, but very weak. Beer and wine is probably your best bet.
For food, we took a family-style approach.
Pomme frites ($3) with aioli.
Beef sliders ($7) topped with Tillamook cheddar, tomatoes, lettuce, and aioli, with house-picked veggies.
Calamari ($6) with thai sweet chili, wasabi aioli, and lime.
Southwest chicken sliders ($6) with tomatoes and lettuce, with house-pickled veggies.
Green beans ($4) with spicy oyster sambal glaze and toasted peanuts.
Our favorites were the calamari and the green beans. Nice to see something semi-healthy on a happy hour menu!
After sampling the new menu, we'll definitely keep North 45 in our regular rotation, and now not only for drinks!