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Shirley's Tippy Canoe

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28242 E Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 492-2220
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8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relaxing, fun place to hang out

Shirley's place is a cute, friendly spot by the river where you can relax, listen to great music, and eat awesome food. The drinks are wonderful too, but be prepared to spend a little extra. It's not a cheap date, but well worth it to check out in the summertime especially when you can sit outdoors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
47DebbyM
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Troutdale, Oregon
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Troutdale, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Shirley's place is a cute, friendly spot by the river where you can relax, listen to great music, and eat awesome food. The drinks are wonderful too, but be prepared to spend a little extra. It's not a cheap date, but well worth it to check out in the summertime especially when you can sit outdoors and listen to the... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went after seeing the place on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." The menu seems very comprehensive, but a bit expensive for the dinners. Even the daily specials we over $30. I ordered their Ruben which differed from any Ruben I had ever eaten before. It had turkey added to the corned beef and the whole thing was shredded onto a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My mom saw this restaurant on TV so we decided to check it out. It was about an hour drive from my house but it was completely worth it. I got the swiss french dip and my mom got the sloppy joe, both were amazing. They give you HUGE portions, I ate half of mine and then took the rest... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Several days ago, my wife and I stopped at Shirley's along the Sandy River on our return from a trip up the Columbia River Gorge. We weren't expecting much, but we were quite pleased with what we found. There are several seating areas, including a first room with TV's, which was typically a bit loud, then a quieter room where... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

waiting to Tads to open down the road and we continued up the Sandy river and ran into Shirley's Tippy Canoe, it is one of our favorites now! Large portions, homemade fries, it was a cold rainy day and we walked in the place and it was warm, great smells, and great service. the place was casual and nice and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Read the reviews and decided to give it a try. Mom drove from The Dalles and we were 30 minutes away. Wow, we saw an adult Bald eagle while we were in the parking lot, waterfalls and the Sandy river on the drive up. It's like walking in to a cozy cabin, fireplace, and knotty pine walls. Charming not tacky.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have taken several friends to lunch and always had an enjoyable experience. The food is always hot and well prepared. The portions are large so my wife and I often share. Our friends have told us they were also pleased with the friendly service and enjoyed the homey feeling of the resturaunt.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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297 reviews 297 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Tucked roadside in a valley along the Sandy River sits a log cabin style restaurant called Shirley's Tippy Canoe. The area is gorgeous and the food is fantastic. Shirley, the animated owner, personally greets you as you enter, seats you, gets your drink order and then proceeds to rattle off the entire breakfast menu. I stopped in right after she... More 

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Troutdale, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our credit card was double-charged at this restaurant. When we realized it had happened, it was just beyond the time period within which the credit card company would reverse it, so we telephoned Shirley's Tippy Canoe about it. We were told that the owner, Shirley, would have to call us back. Having not heard back from Shirley, we telephoned again... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had breakfast there last week with a friend. The food was delicious and was well worth the drive. Service was good, very friendly and helpful and it was good value for money. Worth going back to.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28242 E Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Troutdale
  • Phone Number: (503) 492-2220
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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