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Salty's On The Columbia River

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Pearl Baking Company Bread
black lava salt butter, seasoned olive oil
Harissa Clams & Mussels – Vancouver Island, B.C.
smoked tomato, leek, fennel, sweet vermouth, pork 'nduja toast
Coconut Crusted Prawns
pineapple chutney, thai chili sauce
Dungeness Crab Cake – Westport, Washington
preserved lemon and caper remoulade, frisee
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.
US$ 21-US$ 40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Seafood, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every Christmas my bestie and I have lunch here. We do this instead of presents! We have never been rushed, we lave a long lunch of 2.5 hrs, starting with wine, they split our entrees for us so we can try more dishes, we have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank denisegB3070ZB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Salty’s for Thanksgiving I’ve had many good times here over the years with family and friends. Pluses include; the coziness of the restaurant some of the seafood dishes, the bottomless champagne ($10) and the staff, who for the most part, are top-notch. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank October_Tauna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

awesome service and a cornucopia choice from mountain to sea...everything so fresh. Service outstanding. A place that you want to keep a secret and share at the same time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had a wonderful meal at Salty's, from appetizers through coffee. The sampler trio of calamari, crabcake and shrimp is fantastic. Steelhead entree was as well. Very upscale restaurant and a bit pricey, but well worth it for the experience. Wait staff was great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler1959-123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and beautiful locale still aren't enough to recommend this very sub-grade and VERY expensive brunch ($50 per). Flavorless, bland food; pre-packaged crepe shells (really?); solid, dense lump of eggs barely grazed with cheese; rubbery and terrible Eggs Benedict, etc. Brunch had just started...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seated promptly with our reservations,we were greeted by culinary staff along the amazing brunch array, offerring to delight the foodie or kids! Along with great service from the brunch chefs & staff, as well as our waiter. Friendly with a pleasant atmosphere. Accommodating our needs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were waiting for friends coming from the airport. The waiter was very patient, observant and helpful. Seafood salads were delicious. We had a late lunch. As we sat looking out the windows, an eagle flew by. Beautiful sight!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape682603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took friends to Salty’s Restaurant on river for view and music. Listened to Mel Brown. He is a well known brush drummer who used to play with The Big Bands. Fabulous to watch. Fortunate to have him in Portland.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jean B
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

$33 for two pounds of crab? I was sold. We both enjoyed our meal. My boyfriend ordered a steak, which included a generous portion. I would recommend dinner here over Sunday Brunch. Upon arrival, we were placed at a drafty table on the lower level,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AmyKPDX
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is not your upscale 5 stars Seafood Sunday Brunch , over rated , the restaurants ambiance and atmosphere very run down , price range is moderate , too crowded ,place is too small moved around ,special all the food stations , no where near...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TONY L
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Mary V
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Response from Palms-to-Pines | Reviewed this property |
Well, I don't know about 2027 but I do know that Salty's is open on Thanksgiving this year, 2017. :)
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