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110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214-4513
+1 503-224-3900
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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

This is fun for out of town folks, and sometimes the history is interesting, but definitely not top of my list to repeat.

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Thank Peace G
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us. We appreciate feedback and would be curious to know more about the cruise you took. We will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff. Thank you for your time. More 

Beaverton, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I took the all day tour of the gorge from PDX to Hood River and it was amazing! Dillion our tour guide was very informative on the history of the area and points of interest. It is very beautiful scenery and going through the cascade locks was awesome! We had an hour break for lunch in Hood River. Mike the... More 

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Thank AnniekLama
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for cruising with us and sharing about your experience. So wonderful to hear how you enjoyed your trip on the Explorer jet boat to the Gorge. We will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff as well. Thank you once more and we hope to have you cruise with us again... More 

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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Aside from the bs "required security photograph" the trip was pleasant enough and the lunch provided was actually pretty good.

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Thank Art D
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. We will be sure to share this with management for assessment and training purposes. More 

Beaverton, Oregon
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

I visited the Portland Spirit for my sister's birthday, and it was amazing, I loved the fact that the cruise felt so warm and welcoming. The stewardesses actually sang different songs through the cruise, and there was a very talented piano player who played sooth jazz throughout the ride. Sight seeing was incredible. I saw lots of interesting rulal areas... More 

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Thank Sokka P
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review. So glad we were able to make your sister's birthday more amazing. I will certainly share this with our management & service staff. We always appreciate feedback. We sincerely hope you will cruise with us again. More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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248 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great food, an amazingly talented staff and views that could not be surpassed. Our evening on the Portland Spirit was one of those "once in a lifetime" experiences. The staff was attentive and most accommodating and the singing at the beginning and the end of the cruise was fantastic. If you really want to get a feel for Portland, this... More 

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Thank JimCarroll3
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thank you for sharing it. We are so glad we were able to make your cruise "fantastic!" We will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff. Thank you once again for your review & recommendation. It was our pleasure to celebrate with you. More 

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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I went on one of the Portland Spirit's 80s cruises recently. The experience was a blast. The music was fun. The people who went on the cruise really went all out with their costumes. Lots of dancing. The only complaint I would have is that the staff is really rude! We were hosting my brother's birthday and brought a cake,... More 

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

Hi Kristen, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback. I've shared your concerns with our Management team. We will most definitely use your comments to help us improve our product and services. Thank you, The Portland Spirit More 

Sharon, Connecticut
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147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

We enjoyed the tour of Portland bridges. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The captain invited children of all ages to join him to get the best views. Highlight of the trip for me was seeing the huge ships in dock for painting and repair.

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Thank happytravelertoday48
Portland S, Public Relations Manager at Portland Spirit, responded to this review

Hello~ Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad to hear you enjoyed all the nautical river action. A bridge cruise is a great way to view Portland's famous crossings while also experiencing river life. We hope to have you on board again! Thanks, The Portland Spirit More 

Litchfield Park, Arizona
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

We took an afternoon sightseeing cruise & and had a wonderful view on the top deck. There are beverages available for purchase as well as water. The cruise was peaceful as well as educational. I would recommended it to anyone visiting Portland!

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

Hello ~ Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the sightseeing cruise and look forward to welcoming you back on board. Thanks, The Portland Spirit More 

Etna, WY
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Three of us went on the Portland Spirit dinner cruise. The evening was perfect weather. Typically these things are great cruises and okay food, but this was a great cruise AND great food, The staff was very attentive. We had a choice of four entrees and we had three of the four. All were very well prepared and delicious. I... More 

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

Hi Steven, Thank you for your review! We appreciate the rave reviews regarding our cuisine. We pride ourselves on sourcing local produce and preparing everything fresh on board. We hope to have you back on board again in the future! Thank you, The Portland Spirit More 

Portland, OR
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

It was with some trepidation that we invited friends for the lunch cruise. Would the food be mediocre? Would the atmosphere be touristic? It turned out the food and atmosphere was great, the staff was friendly and attentive, and the live vocalists did a great job. Later on, upstairs on the open deck there was narration of the passing sites.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-224-3900
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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