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Salty's On The Columbia River

) #22 of 3,618 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
+1 503-288-4444
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  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great find! I'm not even sure how I stumbled on this place, but we went for lunch after our flights arrived while waiting for one of our group who lad a later flight. This place is super close to the airport and well...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I feel spoiled when I come here, usually for a special occasion. Every meal has been right on except my sons Halibut, and he is a chef, was overcooked, but they took it back and brought out a perfect dish. It is pricey but so...More

Thank PTDreamer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Part of what you pay for here is a wonderful view of the Columbia River. But it's worth it. We had perfectly done scallops and perfectly seared ahi, followed by an amazing key lime pie and a salted caramel coffee drink. Our waiter, Crescencio, was...More

Thank Webdeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here after a friend recommended. I was not disappointed! I had the chowder, which was awesome. Grilled salmon.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Across from the very edge of the airport, two story with several decks overlooking the Columbia River, which is hard to find, at least on the Oregon side. Large seafood menu, happy hour till six includes seafood chowder, shrimp cocktail, coconut shrimp, a couple salads...More

3  Thank thehighprincess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate a late lunch with children. We were impressed with everything! The food was delicious, the service was fantastic, and the view was incredible! I ordered the grilled halibut, and that has to be one of the best meals I have eaten. My son...More

1  Thank shutterbug33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a short day trip out of Portland to Vancouver, WA. After our tours, we were looking for somewhere to eat on the water that was a mom and pop. Bingo--Salty's on the River. We sat outside on the deck overlooking the Columbia...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a recent trip to Portland. The view of the Columbia is wonderful and the food is very good but not great. Its is expensive

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant overlooks the Columbia River and offers great views. Service could be better. A bit pricey. Clam chowder is incredible. Some of their specialty cocktails were excellent.

Thank OldVagabond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

K and I made reservations to enjoy dinner, inside at a window table with a magnificent view Of the boat and barge traffic on the river. Brian, our sever was personable, knowledgeable and made our evening most enjoyable. Sometimes it amazes me how a great...More

2  Thank Rick A
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6 April 2017|
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Response from DoGo58 | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is limited to the bar and you can't make reservations.
Mark K
24 February 2017|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
Should be easy, go to the website.
17 February 2017|
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Response from JRBailor | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a Seafood Brunch at $46.00 each.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
  • Public Transportation: Airport, James Gleason Boat Ramp
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-4444
  • E-mail
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.
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