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HardKnocks Sports Bar and Grill to open Portland location

Posted at 10:45 AM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 11:45:58-04

A popular Corpus Christi sports bar and restaurant is expanding its operations into Portland.

HardKnocks Sports Bar and Grill plans on opening a new location at the former site of Mike Cotton’s BBQ on Highway 181 in Portland.

Thank you Mike Cotton. We are so excited to be a part of Portland TX. Many great things to come.Your Friends at HardKnocks Sports Grill

Posted by HardKnocks Sports Bar & Grill on Friday, April 19, 2019


Mike Cotton’s announced online today that they have closed their Portland restaurant to focus on expanding their Calallen location. want to thank the City of Portland for all the love and support we have…

Posted by Mike Cotten's BBQ on Friday, April 19, 2019


HardKnocks co-owner Rod Lewis says they plan to begin renovations right away and aims to open the new restaurant in early June.

Lewis says the new location will offer the same family focused sports grill experience as that of their Everhart Road location, including crawfish, steaks and plenty of big screen TVs to catch the game.