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Portland Spirit

110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 224-3900
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Ranked #528 of 3,547 restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Portland Spirit has two luxurious enclosed decks that seat 340 guests plus an outer deck. Your dining experience includes fresh Northwest cuisine, superb service, and beautiful views of Portland's skyline.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Portland Spirit has two luxurious enclosed decks that seat 340 guests plus an outer deck. Your dining experience includes fresh Northwest cuisine, superb service, and beautiful views of Portland's skyline.
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I count on these cruises for the best way to show Portland by river to out-of-town guests--outside of owning your own boat! The service is the best, the food is good, the view is beautiful and the special music by the crew is upbeat and makes the whole experience top notch.

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Took the dinner cruise. Food and service were excellent. Crew singing was corny but fun. Enjoyed the view from the water because it offers a different perspective of the city and the bridges.

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Whether you take a short cruise for Lunch or Dinner or a Day-Long cruise to Astoria or Cascade Locks, you can't go wrong here. The price might "seem" high but when you get on board and see the food and TASTE it and get home from the cruise you'll soon see it's well worth the price - So many cruises... More

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 2 year anniversary! We are happy to hear you had a wonderful cruise. We hope you join us again and again for years to come. Thank you, The Portland Spirit More

Portland, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Spent my 2nd year anniversary cruising through Portland on a rainy day with Portland Spirit and it was great. The staff was very accomodating and attentive. Our drinks were great. The only thing I request is for more selection of dessert. :) Oh, and the entertainment was great as well.

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Done this trip a couple times last year and it was great. The food was good and the views are amazing. A bit cold at times, so bring a coat. Welcome to Portland!

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thanks so much for reviewing your cruises on board with us! So glad to hear you enjoyed yourself. We hope to have you on board again soon! Kristen Baxter Director of Marketing More

Purchase, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We set sail on a beautiful August evening, with a wonderful window view. We were welcomed aboard by singing waiters & waitresses, starting the evening off on a really pleasant 'note'. We enjoyed a nice meal with great views of the waterway. After dinner, we proceeded to the upper deck for the remainder of the cruise, which ended with our... More

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your cruise with us! So glad to hear your enjoyed your time on board and saw Portland from the water! We hope to have you on board again the next time you are in the Portland area. Kristen Baxter Director of Marketing More

Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We took this cruise as kind of a spur-of-the-moment thing and really enjoyed it. It was the last night of a 3-day business trip that my wife joined me on. It was mid-week and raining (Sept. 5) but not cold. I'd say the cruise was about 2/3's full. The food was good, the boat is well staffed and managed. Piano... More

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your dinner cruise with us. I am glad to hear your enjoyed you time on board with us and hope you cruise with us again the next time you are in the Portland area! Kristen Baxter Director of Marketing More

vancouver
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144 reviews 144 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

4 of us went on the Friday early escape concert cruise 2 weeks ago. The spirit boarded at 3pm and returned about 530. The band was cody bebe and the crooks, the music was great, the band only took 1 ten minute break during the cruise. The Portland spirit staff were all very friendly and helpful. The bistro style food... More

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn - thanks so much for reviewing our Friday Early Escape cruise! So glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and look forward to having you on board again soon! Kristen More

Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

ive been on the spirit twice before for dinner cruises, so i thought a brunch cruise four our anniversary would be a nice change. it was, by far so much better! beautiful june sunshine, endless mimosas and wonderful service. our server even found us upstairs to refill my champaigne and sang a personal song just for our anniversary during dessert.... More

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

So happy to hear you guys had a wonderful time on board our brunch cruise. We hope to have you on board again soon. Happy Anniversary! Kristen Baxter Director of Marketing More

Vancouver, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We took our 6 year old grandson on the 2 hour Sternwheeler sightseeing cruise out of Cascade Locks and had a wonderful time. The captain allowed him to "drive the boat" and he felt really special. The whole trip was very enjoyable and professionally handled.

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Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Sightseeing Cruise! We are glad to hear you had such a great time and we hope to have you on board again soon! Kristen Baxter Director of Marketing More

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