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Shirley's Tippy Canoe

28242 E Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 492-2220
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Ranked #7 of 48 Restaurants in Troutdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Portland, Oregon, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Three generations in our family celebrate our grandson'ss 19th birthday at dinner. We all had favulous meals, loved the combo and enjoyed the opportunity to dine out of doors. We'll be back!

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Richmond, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice food, good service, great live music, and beautiful outside feasting. My bride, mom and dad, aunt and uncle, and me all enjoyed it.

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Modesto, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Awesome food.The salad was fresh and crisp with a perfect dressing.The chicken fried steak was smothered in the best gravy ever.The portions were huge and the service was excellent.Would recommend this place to everyone and would eat there again while in the area. The Columbia River Gorge scenery soon awaits you from this restraunt with a small water fall to... More

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Philadelphia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Avoid this place unless you have all day to hang out. Had to get up and ask for service after waiting and watching employees go by for over 10 min. The food is just OK definitely not worth the exorbitant prices. Burger was under cooked and the fries were drowned in oil on the plate.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We needed to entertain some clients for my husbands work and they said they were wanting to eat seafood so we picked somewhere close. Their salads were cold and crisp which is a must in summer months. I tried a bite of the clam chowder and it was pretty darn good. The only thing that was annoying was not allowing... More

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Beaverton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Absolutely one of the best burgers ever. Period. Great, great clam chowder. Disappointed in the deep fried prawns. They were a little overdone and not very many for the price. Fantastic french dip-one of the best ever. Great fries, and good portions. Anxious to try their fish 'n chips and their breakfasts.

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

For last night in Portland, we went to Shirley's Tippy Canoe and although we arrived before dinner menu, they let's us order dinner. Sea Chicken was excellent and Alan was a great waiter!

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Troutdale, Oregon
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This doesn't look like much when you are driving by. It's bigger and better than it looks! Sitting on the Sandy River along the Historic Columbia River Highway it is worth a stop. The patio during nice days is great with stone tables. Polished granite! We have breakfast often here and I have to say that Shirley has the best... More

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I see people mention the slow service and the fact this place is over priced, but the outdoor atmosphere and the good food is worth it. It's not fast food. Have a pint and enjoy your time here. The service for us was friendly and efficiant. I had the Reuben which was the best I have ever had. They put... More

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Alva, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stopped at Shirley's Tippy Canoe to get directions around a rock slid so we could see all of Historic SR-30 Columbia River scenic highway. Shirley was so warm, generous & welcoming that we decided to stay for an early lunch. My wife & I elected to split a sloppy joe sandwich with fries. Well, you better be hungry, Shirley... More

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