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Salty's On The Columbia River

3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
+1 503-288-4444
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (133 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (50 reviews)
“crab” (65 reviews)
Open Now
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great chowder and great view. Food was excellent. Service was excellent. Will definitely be one of the restaurants I will return to when visiting Portland.

Thank TLL111111
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perched on the bank of the Columbia River, this restaurant summed up Portland for me. The atmosphere was perfect- outside seating, light breeze, sailboats. The service was impeccable. Then the food! The seafood stew claims to be “famous” and rightfully so. It was incredibly rich...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lunch is a great time to try this restaurant, as it is not as busy. We were seated at a table with great view of the water way. Server was very attentive and very helpful in ordering. Good selection of food from sandwiches to salads...More

Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience started with the valet service and just kept getting better. The food was excellent, our waiter Jonathan was very good. He was knowledgeable and a great resource on the menu and how the food was prepared. The view of the Columbia River was...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent Halibut fish dinner here and finished it off with their famous delicious key lime pie. The wine was a little pricey but really good with the meal. This place was recommended to us by friends who live in the Portland area.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service with excellent views both inside and outside. Chowder is outstanding! Also highly recommend the creme brûlée or key lime pie if you are interested in desert. Wait staff very attentive. Overall, a great restaurant.

Thank ccwb_tx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited saltys in Seattle this is the next one on the journey. Great location, seating is available either inside or out, on a night such as this, clear blue sky, just a small wind and late 80's sitting outside was just a pleasure Try...More

Thank andrewwc1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Christian and David make this a happy place for my wife and myself. We love this restaurant and the people. The food is outstanding and presentation is wonderful. But the most important part of this location are the people. Great seafood and wonderful view. We...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've heard of this restaurant from several friends and read great reviews over the past few years. This was my first time dining here and I was to meet a date in the bar before our dinner reservation. Overall, the staff was incredible. A manager...More

Thank Peeteega
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I took our adult daughter to Salty's for Sunday brunch to celebrate her birthday. Everything was outstanding - especially the seafood: two types of crab, oysters on the half-shell, peel your own shrimp, steamed clams. The salads and deserts were also great -...More

Thank Larry N
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Meg R
16 October 2017|
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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. :)
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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