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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 #111 of 3,557 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $40
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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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English first
Brenham, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The view was extraordinary which compensated for the average food. While the presentation was well done, the food lacked in seasoning. Also a bit overpriced. One tip: Seafood chowder was absent the seafood and too thick & gluey....do not recommend it.

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Portland OR
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

They do deserve 5 stars. Great seafood! But you don't want flowery words. You want the nitty gritty. Most items are on the expensive side relative to the Portland market, so that's a negative. But what more than makes up for that is that they are right on the beautiful Columbia river. It's INSANE that the city has so few... More

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Chandlers Ford, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I went here for a family meal to celebrate my sons graduation as a US Marine. We went for the Saturday brunch and it was my first visit. I have never seen such a huge selection of food! And it was all delicious too. So many options that I'm sure even the fussiest eater would be able to find something... More

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Camarillo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The view and outdoor seating is stellar. Took my mind off of average food, Minsk service and dining room was loud with unruly children. Might try again. Shuttle staff and hosts were exceptionally welcoming. Nice.

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Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have gone here for the weekend brunch before which is always good but this time we went for dinner and as usual it was very good. We had fish and chips, Chowder with crab some calamari and oysters from Baja. It was all good and presented very well. Its always busy here so be prepared to relax and enjoy... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Outside dining on a perfect August evening was fabulous. Superb wait staff. Food prepared & presented to perfection. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Bloomington, MN
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Have dined here a number of times when visiting Portland. Ain't cheap, but worth the expense for the fine food and great view. Everything first class from the valet parking, greeting at hostess stand and the wonderful wait staff. Try the peach Melba for desert.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have gone here since the 80's, never been disappointed. Love the seafood, steak is very good too. Have recommended to friends and family and they too have been happy.

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

went for the happy hour,what can i say WOW the best seafood chowder,to small of bowl but it was happy hour not dinner also had their coconut prawns,very sweet but only 3 of them again it was happy hour,all of the food at our table was just perfect,very kind and nice waitress,i believe her name was Kattie,thanks again for a... More

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Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Always fresh and consistently good seafood. My client and I each had the halibut and couscous special that evening and were both very pleased with our meal. They also offer steak should your guest wish to order beef. The wine list is extensive and offers a wide price range from which to select. The views at sunset are fabulous if... More

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