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Salty's On The Columbia River

3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
+1 503-288-4444
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (129 reviews)
“seafood” (170 reviews)
“chowder” (68 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a couple of good friends out for lunch and drinks, Salty’s was recommended because of location on the Columbia river and food. We went here and were not disappointed, the food was excellent, and the drinks were outstanding. We had superior service and...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We only had a quick afternoon in Portland and stayed near the airport for an early flight. Someone had suggested Salty’s as a choice for happy hour prices. The service was outstanding. We ended up ordering a bottle of wine and split the prime rib...More

Thank redzin0613
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do not understand the hype! Chowder was good. Prawns over cooked. Crab stuffed salmon was dry with a bit of crab over steamed rice for $42....ridiculous. Fish and chips for $32 was a joke. Two pieces of fish and few $'s worth of fries....More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Seattle a couple of days before leaving on a cruise, so we rented a car and drove to Portland. My wife checked out the restaurants on TripAdvisor and we decide to try Salty’s. We ordered the fish tacos and a burger that...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we decided to do Thanksgiving day brunch here and booked this 6 months in advance, which is a must! From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed the valet took care of us, The parking is limited so you need to use valet. there was...More

Thank sandra s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I am giving this restaurant two stars is because our server was excellent and the view in the water is peaceful. The food we ordered was not good and to add insult to injury, was overpriced. The calamari was lukewarm yet overcooked....More

Thank StacyeRegina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Salty's for an early Memorial Day Dinner. The sun was shinning and there were sail boats of the Columbia River. We shared a bottle of German Riesling. My wife started with a cup of chowder and I started with...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salty's is in an enviable location overlooking the Columbia River. The scenery is unbeatable, the service is outstanding, and the food is expertly prepared, well-presented, and tasteful. What is the drawback? It is the prices. We were shocked at what was being charged for the...More

1  Thank therman1936
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went to dinner here yesterday. Love the atmosphere. It's a lively place on the river with outdoor seating which we enjoyed. The menu is extensive BUT the prices are pretty high. All items seemed priced higher than I found comfortable but the...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The view is great and the food was good. Not worth the wait!!! Wine list is good. Will not come back!!!

Thank Joel V
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Meg R
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Palms-to-Pines | Reviewed this property |
Well, I don't know about 2027 but I do know that Salty's is open on Thanksgiving this year, 2017. :)
April 5, 2017|
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Response from DoGo58 | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is limited to the bar and you can't make reservations.
Mark K
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
Should be easy, go to the website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
  • Public Transportation: Airport, James Gleason Boat Ramp
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-4444
  • E-mail
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.
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