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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: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 17
    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
Closest You'll Get to Fine Dining in this Town!

This is my vote for the best restaurant in Charleston - admittedly, that's not saying much since Charleston has only a few restaurants, and none are anything great. But at least Portside keeps trying to gain that top spot. When you walk in, you know you're in a nice restaurant, and the dining room... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
drfugawe
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Coquille, Oregon
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The most expensive bad food we've ever purchased. The rib eye steak was chewy and tasted odd. The garlic butter prawns were horribly salty and tasted metallic. The Halibut that we were so looking forward to was wrapped in under cooked bacon and smothered in a less than palatable hollandaise sauce. The veggies were dull. The only flavoring in the... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Fresh dungress crab. great calamari, salmon, scallops. Great view while dining. we saw sea lions sitting in the harbor and watched the birds eating their diner as well.

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Coquille, Oregon
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is my vote for the best restaurant in Charleston - admittedly, that's not saying much since Charleston has only a few restaurants, and none are anything great. But at least Portside keeps trying to gain that top spot. When you walk in, you know you're in a nice restaurant, and the dining room looks out over a lovely bay... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Had a very quiet and nice dinner. Oyster Rockefeller fried crab legs fresh percale sole. Our waitress Carrie was ver attentive. Gave us good suggestions. Restaurant is older and could use a clean up.

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Oxnard, CA
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went for happy hour and got a good deal on food. Burger, fish & chips and more offerings got 5 bucks or less. Sounds like they have an inventive chef as dishes were described by our waitstaff. The restaurant could use a facelift, but food & service were good.

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Caldwell, Idaho, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The music the food and the atmosphere was wonderful but the service was slowww and the time it took to get our order was even slower. There were very few people in restaurant and lounge. We chose to set in the lounge to take in the live music, I don't know if that's what slowed the service in hopes we... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Very nice foods and tasty cocktails! Happy Hour has Superb prices! Must order the calamari! Best I have ever tasted! They are calamari steaks! Enjoy!

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traveling3500
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

After reading all the reviews, which were all over the chart, we went to the Portside last night for a Great Meal. I had Blackened Ling Cod with fries and veggies. Fish was cooked perfect, great taste, with small container of dipping sauce. fries crispy, and veggies almost stir-fried texture, wonderful!!!. Wife had Grilled Salmon, again cooked perfect, baked potato... More 

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had reservations and were 5 minutes early. We waited for 10 minutes while the owner seated two small groups before us that arrived after us. When we were finally seated, I was amazed to see that about half of the tables were empty. We sat there for 10 minutes before we were given a menu. After another 15 minutes... More 

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?