Vault Cocktail Lounge

Dinner in Portland’s Pearl District

Chef Zack Cooper

Hours of Operation

4:00pm – Midnight

3:00pm – 2:30am

Happy Hour Daily
4:00pm – 6:00pm Mon – Thur
3:00pm – 6:00pm Fri – Sat
All Day Sunday

Vault Cocktail Lounge is so proud to have Chef Zack Cooper providing magic in our kitchen.  Zack’s focus is on using fresh local ingredients for our dinner, happy hour, and late night food menu.  We know that our neighbors in Portland’s Pearl District are looking for high quality seasonal dinner options.  We believe our dinner options are some of the best meals of any cocktail bar in the Pearl (or Portland for that matter).  Our philosophy when we opened Vault Cocktail Lounge was the belief that way too often we’re asked to choose between amazing cocktails and amazing dinner.  This means that we either sacrifice the best cocktails for the best dinner or the best dinner for the best cocktails.  Right from the start we knew we wanted to provide both.  Just like our cocktails, our food program begins with the freshest ingredients available and under the expertise of Chef Zack, dinner dishes are developed that complement our cocktails.

Whether you’re looking for the best burger, amazing shareable food options, light snacks, comfort food, or great happy hour and late night food deals, Chef Zack and his kitchen team have you covered.  We know you have many amazing restaurants to choose from in Portland and especially the Pearl District.  You know and love us for our craft cocktails, allow us to amaze you with our dinner.

Dinner Menu

Deviled Eggs $6
four halves

Baked Potato Wedges $7
roasted garlic & Tarragon aioli 

Hummus Plate  $8/14
seasonal veggies & pita

Fresh Spinach & Artichoke Dip $9
with crostini

Risotto Cakes $10
leek & chive

Avocado White Bean Dip $11
focaccia with fresh herbs & seasonal veggies

Salmon Rillettes  $12
fried capers, red onion marmalade, everything bagel chips

Burrata $12
roasted cherry tomatoes, basil, pistachio, balsamic, crostini

Iceberg Wedge Salad $8
bacon, cherry tomato, fine herbs, house-made buttermilk ranch

Feasting plate $16/24 s
tone fruits, pear, pistachio, honey, balsamic, crostini

Frisee & Radicchio Salad $10
apple, dried cherries, toasted walnuts, apple cider-honey dressing

Grains & Greens Bowl  $12
market greens, gluten-free grains, roasted veggies, green goddess dressing

VAULT Smash Burger $12 
two beef patties, american, lettuce, tomato, special sauce, chips
applewood bacon – 2 | avocado – 2

Puttanesca $13
plum tomato, olives, capers, garlic, anchovy, bread

Spanish Octopus $15
hazelnut romesco, pee-wee potatoes, preserved lemon dressing

Seared Chicken Breast $16
garlic mash, leeks, mushrooms, cream

Glazed Pork Loin   $18
winter root veggies, apple butter, sage, pan sauce

Rotating Dessert market price

Late Night Snacks

Deviled Eggs $6
four halves

Popcorn $3
with house seasoning

Spiced Mixed Nuts $6

Chex Mix $4

Castelvetrano Olives $6
(with pits)

Pickled Veggie Plate $7

Soft Pretzels $7
house-made beer cheese

Mac & Cheese $7
creamy ale sauce with bacon

Hummus Plate $8
veggies and pita

Green Salad $9
mustard vinaigrette, goat cheese, Craisins

Cheese Board $15
three cheese varieties, fruit, and bread

Charcuterie Board $15
three meat varieties, pickles, and bread

Pâté $11
pickles, fruit, and bread

Rotating Dessert Market Price

Happy Hour

Lavender Cocktail $6
vodka, lavender tincture, lemon, up

Tail Wagger $6
tequila, lime juice, ginger, chili tincture, up

Solid Gold Oldie $6
bourbon, bitters, rocks

Little Brogue $6
rum, bitters, peat, rocks

Kir Petillant $6
creme de cassis, bubbles, flute

All Draft Beer $5

All Glasses of Wine $5

Prosciutto Wrapped Dates $7
herbed goat cheese, balsamic, greens

Spinach & Artichoke Dip $7
with crostini

Soft Pretzels $5
house-made beer cheese

Green Salad $5
mustard vinaigrette, goat cheese, Craisins

Mac & Cheese $5
creamy ale sauce with bacon

Deviled Eggs $3
four halves

Chex Mix  $3
with house seasoning

Spiced Mixed Nuts $3

Seasonal House Cocktails

Thank You $12
Simmer down with this simple, sumptuous sipper
cocchi americano, cherry heering, aveze, lemon juice, soda, rocks

Raspberry Beret $9
A little sweet, a little tart with fizz
gordon’s gin, cava, lemon juice, raspberry gomme, mint, up

Sunday Driver $10
Silky smooth and slightly sweet
krogstad aquavit, aquafaba, lime cordial, cream, nutmeg, up

It’s DEVO! $15
The coffee goodness without the jitters
medoyeff vodka, vivacity turkish coffee liqueur, coconut, barrel aged bitters, up

Little Gem $10
Airy, delicate and precious
ransom dry gin, cocchi americano, bonal, orange bitters, big cube

Habanero Cocktail $10
Our homage to the original
gordon’s vodka, pineapple juice, lemon juice, firewater tincture, up

¡Torero! $12
Sultry and complex but approachable
union mezcal, creme de cassis, orange juice, cocchi torino, xocolatl mole bitters, up

Endless Summer $13
Hold on to summer!
sombra mezcal, campari, passion fruit, lime juice, up

White Walker $15
Rich, spicy and evocative with a touch of fire
dewar’s 12 year scotch, dolin genepy, townshend’s bluebird alpine liqueur, big cube

Pool Shark $11
Smokey, complex, inimitable
sombra mezcal, becherovka, agave, lime bitters, big cube

Maid Marion $10
Think “bramble with bicep veins”
buffalo trace bourbon, wild roots marionberry vodka, yellow chartreuse, lemon juice, honey, big cube

Don’s Smoking Jacket $14
Fruit rind, leather and smoke
ransom old tom gin, cocchi torino, dry orange curacao, demerara, up in a rosemary smoked glass

Deep Vee $11
Dressed down Manhattan
ciociaro, old overholt rye, lemon juice, agave, old fashioned bitters, up

Pear Street $13
Bittersweet fruit with an authoritative bite
wild turkey rye, cappelletti, merlet poire, black walnut bitters, big cube

Bricktop $13
Negroni with a mean streak
hayman’s old tom gin, antica torino, campari, fernet vallet, big cube

White Denim Jacket $15
Immortalized in drink form! #smokey
sombra mezcal, lapsang souchong, ancho reyes verde, krupnik, jerry thomas bitters, up

Apartment Noire $13
goth lyrics in a glass: Very dark
st remy vsop brandy, averna, st elizabeth allspice, big cube


What People are Saying

“food was o, so good”

“We had a big ol’ party here this past Sunday, and it was a blast! The space is beautiful. The staff so accommodating. And the food was o, so good. I have always just come here for the cocktails, so I was so impressed by the delicious platters of squash and cheese and eggplant. Thank you to all the staff who worked extra hard to make this evening one to remember! We will definitely be hosting more parties here in the future.”


“You won’t be disappointed”

“Under new management with an entirely new (and better!) menu of drinks and amazing food! I cannot recommend enough the burger and also the spinach artichoke dip. Also, I didn’t know brussel sprouts could taste so good?!! The cocktails are also delicious and the staff super nice. Go here. You won’t be disappointed.”


“fantastic food, elevated to the quality of the drinks”

“Ambience is great for date kick-off or after work.  Cocktails are exceptional as you would expect at a craft cocktail lounge.  But here’s the happy surprise:  fantastic food, elevated to the quality of the drinks. Kudos to chef Zach. Backlit bar and fireplace add to the mood.  A neighborhood gem. Do not miss.”


“can’t recommend this place enough!”

“Went out with girlfriends and can’t recommend this place enough! Spencer was awesome and really made our night! Outstanding service and his recommendations on drinks were superb! The drinks, ambience and customer service were all 10/10! Definitely will return when back in Portland!”


Latest News

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Dinner the the Pearl

Chef Zack Cooper continues to create healthy, fresh, and tasty meals at Vault Cocktail Lounge.  With the goal of using in season local ingredients that pair perfectly with our craft cocktail program, Zack has made Vault the go to restaurant in Portland’s Pearl District.

New Dinner Menu at Vault Cocktail Lounge

Our newly updated food and cocktail menu is out with a variety of items perfect for Portland Winter.  We’ve also listened to your requests for options that meet several dietary restrictions.  We’re looking forward to seeing you tonight in Portland’s Pearl District for dinner.