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63383 Kingfisher Drive, Charleston, OR 97420
541-888-5544
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My first time was very good.

Our first time in Charleston in a long while. We just picked this because I wanted to see a nice view. We were here for lunch, it wasn't busy but there were a few people at the bar area. The waitress was very friendly & they had a great selection of food. I had been eating way too much on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Flossmoor, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our first time in Charleston in a long while. We just picked this because I wanted to see a nice view. We were here for lunch, it wasn't busy but there were a few people at the bar area. The waitress was very friendly & they had a great selection of food. I had been eating way too much on... More 

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Myrtle Point, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Hadn't been to the Portside in Charleston, Oregon for quite some time so decided to go out for dinner there. I can remember that you need to have reservations so I called and made them for 6pm with a window seat. We got there and was surprised to see that there were only about 20 patrons between the restaurant and... More 

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Creswell, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I thought the food was good. The prices were reasonable and you received a good amount. Would like to see the restaurant be updated and if that is not possible then I feel it does need a good cleaning through out.

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Kauai
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Sushi is served a few days a week so make sure and call to check if sushi is what you are craving. Wonderful views! Service was great. Full bar had an excellant Pinot nior. Kid friendly. Several fish options!

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Keizer, Oregon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We dined in the bar at the Portside on a weekday in November, and it was quite good. The service was good, and the food was excellent. I had a fresh caught Dungeness Crab Louie, and it was the best I've ever had. Crab season was open and active, and the Charleston fishing fleet was bringing in lots of fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My friends took my family and I to the Portside when we visited and we were definitely not disappointed. Our waitress, Tara, was very helpful and knowledgable about the menu and even directed us to a few wines we may not have otherwise have tried. The ling cod was cooked to perfection and tasted exactly like what we were told..."whole... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I stayed at the Plainview Motel and this resturant is very close. When the weather is good sit outside and overlook the slough. The seafood is always good as is the service. I miss the buffet they used to have.

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Bend, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had reservations for our large group and just prior to our arrival another large group were seated. The restaurant owner or manager was a real jerk yelling at the cooks and the wait staff. We didn't have a problem waiting at all but we did have a problem with the food and the owner.

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Smithfield, Virginia
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368 reviews 368 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

While staying in Coos Bay my husband and I stopped at this restaurant in Charleston Marina area. We were seated next to the window. Only two tables taken when we were seated therefore we should have gotten good service. The waitress was busy doing things behind the bar. Only one person came into the bar and got a drink but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Portside has lost it's luster a little bit over the years (still really good) but the sushi place located in the NW corner of the building is excellent. I didn't get a chance to try their sashimi but the three different sushi rolls we ordered were fresh and tasty with excellent presentation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63383 Kingfisher Drive, Charleston, OR 97420
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 541-888-5544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?