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Salty's On The Columbia River

3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
503-288-4444
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Ranked #131 of 3,597 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $40
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Airport, James Gleason Boat Ramp
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As an out-of-towner, our hotel recommended trying this restaurant. With a very nice scenic overlook of the Columbia River, we were a bit skeptical when we saw the prices.But when we received our entree's, (steelhead fish and tuna), we were both simply amazed at the flavors of both dishes. The dishes were perfectly cooked, and the side dishes were perfectly... More

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Today is taco Tuesday and they have blackened cod tacos for two dollars. I also ordered today's flat bread special of lox, cream cheese and capers for three dollars. $1 off drafts, $4 well drinks, $5 wine and $2 off signature drinks. Lots of good value and choices on the food. Of course you have fabulous views and excellent service.... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I am probably too sentimental when it comes to Salty's since that's where my husband and I shared our first Valentine's dinner when we were first dating. However, the setting is so beautiful and ambiance so comfortable that it always feels great to dine there. We stopped in for no special reason on Sunday and ate an early dinner. The... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife found this one and it turned out well! Great location on the Columbia River but only a few minutes from Portland Airport. Good food. Attentive staff.

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Happy Valley, Oregon
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There are those who say Salty's is more of a location for tourists or to take visitors when you pick them up from Portland International next door, but I think there's something everyone's going to enjoy on the menu. We had a tray of oysters, a wonderful and unique warm Brussels sprouts salad, and their excellent seafood chowder. Our window-wide... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were visiting my younger daughter in Seattle but drove down to Portland to see my grandson do his part in a soccer match. He's on the Concordia College team, and after they won big this was something of a celebrity dinner. A busy place on this Saturday evening, we were looked after very, very well by Christian, a lady... More

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Woodland, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

far away, close to the airport. They display the award (2011) for seating (!?) but the welcome was cold (you'd swear the waitress is designing a submarine), but despite a 7:30 pm reservation, and punctual arrival, they send this girl to check table 3795..she runs up and down; NOT YET. oooo check 4411...zip n back..NO. humm. We thought its gonna... More

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strawn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

You would think for the price it would be great. That's not what we got mediocre to say the least. Service was as bad as the food. So very disappointed was looking to end or vacation in Oregon on a good note but didn't happen.

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Porter, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The first most noteable thing about Salty's is the complimentary valet parking. Bring some cash so you can tip to avoid the awkward no tip explanation at the end of the night. The location is out of the way and unless you are a local or get lost and feel like you need a place to not get murdered, it... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Salty's is an upscale place to make a great impression, celebrate anniversaries, or to propose. It serves high end seafood that is very tasty. It sits overlooking the Columbia River by the airport. The chowder, with a splash of sherry, is awesome. Everything is seasoned well and cooked with skill. The wait staff is attentive at first but seem to... More

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Additional Information about Salty's On The Columbia River

Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
Phone Number: 503-288-4444
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 8:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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