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Island Cafe

) #39 of 3,618 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Cafe
250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
+1 503-283-0362
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 21 min
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American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the river, beautiful views, great folks, decent food. The ambiance is the scene stealer. Foid, so so. But great service. Wonderful on a summer day. Good bar, fun outdoor seating, and in the pier.

Thank Mariko S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Island Cafe is a really fun place for lunch, and I assume for dinner also! We live not far away and have been there three or four times in the last few years. We were there today, Aug 15, 2017, and the weather was...More

Thank John_and_Ginny_Blake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clearly, it's all about the waterfront location! We had tacos, salads, and sandwiches. Of the 8 folks eating, we got 1-excellent, 1-yuck, and the rest ok, but nothing special. Our server Joe was outstanding! The focus seems to be about being "seen", typical of many...More

Thank MCPOUSNrtd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is pretty good, tropical drinks are excellent, and the location is fabulous. Right on the Columbia River, the deck moves with the waves, and kayakers paddle past. Really a fun place to go on a nice day.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Saturday lunch & we just beat the lunch rush at 11:15-ish. Drinks were sizeable & potent. Match their prices. Appetizers generous. From teriyaki bowls to lobster wraps - all yummy. Fast service. A good experience. Will certainly find out way there again.

Thank PegCl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portland lacks restaurants on the water and this is a great place with a good menu, fun drinks and bar and boat parking right. Across from a small section of house boats, this is a lively one. We went on a Saturday night and had...More

Thank thehighprincess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The floor of the restaurant deck bobbed softly as boats went by. The view is outstanding right next to the water. The service is very prompt and very friendly. Our server thanked us for spending part of our afternoon with her. Following a Mediterranean Diet,...More

Thank DewPortland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was just gonna be a coffee run for us but we had a snack too. Not expecting anything, we struggled to find it at first but a sandwich board caught my eye so we parked on the street and walked through the car park...More

Thank BriMelb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another meal in Portland, another queue to eat. For me, it was like being in London again. For our final evening in the city, we were being taken to the Island Café; a place that our friend had been talking about all weekend, seemingly revered...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We just had drinks here...beers were reasonably priced and there were several available on tap...but the seating on the floating deck is fantastic especially on a day with good weather...service was friendly

Thank thelonious22
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Donna L
23 August 2016|
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Response from Barb H | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of handicap parking. Also, have to walk down a boat ramp to get there.
Kevin G
1 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-283-0362
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