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Salty's On The Columbia River

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Thu, 1/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience


Pearl Baking Company Bread
black lava salt butter, seasoned olive oil
Harissa Clams & Mussels – Vancouver Island, B.C.
smoked tomato, leek, fennel, sweet vermouth, pork 'nduja toast
Coconut Crusted Prawns
pineapple chutney, thai chili sauce
Dungeness Crab Cake – Westport, Washington
preserved lemon and caper remoulade, frisee
Calamari – Monterey Bay, California
house-pickled peppers, chipotle aioli
Salty's Trio
dungeness crab cake, coco prawns, fried calamari
Baked Oysters "Josh-E-Feller"
spinach, marsala, soppressata, garlic cream, parmesan breadcrumbs
Oysters – Pacific Northwest*
horseradish cocktail, raspberry mignonette (ask your server for selections and pricing)
Dungeness Crab Cocktail
horseradish cocktail, lemons
Prawn Cocktail
horseradish cocktail, lemons
Grand Seafood Platter*
dungeness crab, HUGE prawns, tuna poke, oysters on the half shell, lox
Salty's World-Famous Seafood Chowder^
surf clams, oregon bay shrimp, scallops, washington potatoes, applewood-smoked bacon
Baby Romaine Caesar Salad
garlic dressing, preserved lemon, hand torn croutons, pecorino toscano
Harvest Salad
honey-thyme vinaigrette baby kale, local pears, blue cheese, marcona almonds
Smoked Steelhead
beet-brined, roasted fall squash hash, grain mustard beure blanc, sauerkraut and arugula salad
Clam Spaghettini "Salty's Style"
garlic butter baked cherrystone clams, romano toscano, chili herb breadcrumbs
Seared King Salmon – New Zealand
local chanterelle mushroom demi, shaved cauliflower, caramelized apples, puffed quinoa
Fish 'N' Chips - Kodiak Alaska
tempura battered cod, tartar, beer-battered fries
Pan-Seared Black Cod
cauliflower cakes, forest mushrooms, pesto vinaigrette, fennel-apple salad
Oregon Rockfish and Crab
white rice, tomato étouffée, herbed dungeness crab gremolata
Best Friends^
seared scallops, cured pork belly, pomegranate molasses, chili garlic drizzle
1# Red King Crab – Bering Sea, Alaska
new potato, fi nocchio aioli, drawn butter
2# Live Lobster – Kittery, Maine
potato gratin, lemon herb butter
Market Price
1.5-2# Live Dungeness Crab – Westport, Washington
boil style, sweet corn, baby potatoes, portuguese sausage
Surf and Turf*
5oz fi let, truffl e ricotta, demi glace1/2 lobster tail, lemon herb butter served with roasted potatoes
12-oz New York*, Helmville, Montana
Meyer Natural Angus Beef. Creamy mashed potatoes, pt. reyes blue cheese, crispy broccolini, saba
7-oz Filet Mignon*, Midwest
Misty Isle Farms. Potato gratin, bacon braised kale, truffl e ricotta, merlot demi glace
Salty's Fried Chicken – Draper Valley Farms, Washington
dirty rice, braised kale, ham hock country gravy
Braised Lamb Shank – Anderson Farms, Oregon
chocolate chili braised, creamy polenta, marcona almonds
Serves 1-2
Crispy Broccolini
saba, blue cheese
Bacon Braised Kale
chili fl ake vinegar
Fried Artichokes
preserved lemon & herb vinaigrette
Potato Gratin
cremè fraîche, chives
Cauliflower Cakes
pesto vinaigrette
Fall Squash Hash GF
cremem fraiche
Pinot Noir, A To Z Oregon
Pinot Noir, Coelho Oregon
Pinot Noir, Willakenzie Estate Oregon
Merlot, Domino California
Winemakers Red, Maryhill Washington
Malbec, Ique Argentina
Syrah, Waterbrook Washington
Zinfandel, Candor California
Cabernet Sauvignon, Double Canyon Columbia Valley Washington
Cabernet Sauvignon, Oberon Napa County California
Prosecco, Lamarca Veneto Italy (Split)
Sparkling, Domaine Chandon Brut California (Split)
White Zinfandel, Beringer California
Rosé, Love Drunk Dundee Oregon
Riesling, Dr. L by Dr. Loosen Germany
Sauvignon Blanc, Starborough New Zealand
Pinot Gris, Jovino by Dobbes Oregon
Chardonnay, North by Northwest Washington
Chardonnay, LaCrema California
Priced Daily
Salty's Celebrated Pick
Salty's Sangria
korbel brandy, peach purée, fresh citrus, simple syrup choose: red or white wine
Huckleberry Lemondrop
44° north mountain huckleberry vodka, cointreau, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, sugared rim, up
Portland Pomegranate Martini
portland potato vodka, pama pomegranate liqueur, cranberry juice, up
Lemongrass Gin Martini
aria gin, lemongrass simple syrup, basil leaf, fresh lime juice
Nectarine Moscow Mule
44° north nectarine vodka, cock & bull ginger beer, fresh mint, lime
Mango Chili Margarita
olmeca altos anejo tequila, ancho reyes, mango purée, triple sec, fresh lemon and lime juice
Rye and Brown Old-fashioned
bulliet rye bourbon, angostura bitters, bing cherry, soda, brown sugar, orange
barrel hitch whiskey, bing cherry juice, noilly prat vermouth, triple sec, up
Basil Grape Refresher
d.l. franklin vodka, angostura bitters, grapes, basil leaves, ginger ale
The Bourbon Flight
bakers, basil hayden's, makers 46
Ask about our 3 Rotating Taps
Widmer Hefeweizen
Mac and Jacks African Amber Ale
Boneyard RPM, IPA
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.
$21 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have had brunch here several time and always wonderful The view is amazing and the seafood selection is the best.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank gjfWashington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is exceptional, just like the service. Second time here for business. Casual enough, and scallops were delicious both times. The menu changes seasonally based on the availability of the seafood, but have never had a bad meal here.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank curtish705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gosh! This was so fun with friends! Excellent food, drinks, soups with good friends! Priceless! The river view of the Columbia was beautiful!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kimiam7790
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place it has great food and a wonderful atmosphere. The seafood on the buffet is abundant and fresh and cooked to perfection. It overlooks the Columbia River and you can watch sailboats and other recreates as well as wildlife while enjoying your...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Leah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently had New Year's Eve dinner at Salty's. We both suffer from food allergies, and the menu at Salty's offers several options for gluten free dining. I also am dairy free, so that complicates my ability to order a meal without...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mamashu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Saturday buffet. Very, very expensive. Veryvery delicious. Should go there for buffet at least once In your lifetime! 5 star for sure . Costly for meals other buffet but doable

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ginnypoo7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this location to celebrate my dad's birthday in March. We went for happy hour so it wasn't very crowded and it was perfect! They have a smaller menu for happy hour but you can still order off their full one. The drinks were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LyndseyKnoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently ventured out to Salty’s On The Columbia for lunch- not realizing that Salty’s offered a Sunday Brunch. The restaurant was bustling, the staff attentive- the food (as buffets go) was quite nice with a wide range of choices... Traditional breakfast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DiveDiva9
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Every Christmas my bestie and I have lunch here. We do this instead of presents! We have never been rushed, we lave a long lunch of 2.5 hrs, starting with wine, they split our entrees for us so we can try more dishes, we have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank denisegB3070ZB
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited Salty’s for Thanksgiving I’ve had many good times here over the years with family and friends. Pluses include; the coziness of the restaurant some of the seafood dishes, the bottomless champagne ($10) and the staff, who for the most part, are top-notch. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank October_Tauna
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Mary V
December 10, 2018|
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Response from davekcpa1 | Reviewed this property |
Ask your servers They have to know
Mary V
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Response from October_Tauna | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I recommend contacting the restaurant.
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. :)
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