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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sweetwater's Jam House

3350 SE Morrison St. Send to Phone
503-233-0333
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Open late
Features
  • Parking available
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sweetwater's Jam House Restaurant Review

: Who needs St. Kitt or Aruba in February when Sweetwater’s Jam House, with its socko, blast-you-in-the-eye colors, will blow away the grayest clouds and wake you up to sensations you had put away for the winter. The drinks that stream from the electric-hued bar are no less blue, pink and lemon then the walls, and you’ll have boundless reverence for 151 proof rum after a night here. The bar itself looks like Papa Hemingway’s old Key West haunts, and a stuffed giant marlin arcing overhead will make you think of The Old Man and the Sea. The drinks are the perfect accompaniment for the fiery dishes, which just might include curried goat, conch fritters and barbecued alligator. Well, Mon, if that lineup paralyzes your tastebuds, you can always retreat to such (relative) banalities as coconut shrimp or Jamaican jerk chicken. Then again, maybe you’ll spring for a shark sandwich, and dream that when you step outside the door you’ll find palm trees and sand, not just more rain. Not all Islanders swim with knives in their mouths to snare a delectable fish, so if you’re a diehard vegetarian try the pumpkin stew.

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