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Island Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ISLAND STARTERS
$4.95
Island Style Hummus With Pita & Chips
$4.95
Onion Petals
$5.95
1/2 Pound Popcorn Shrimp
$5.95
Spicy Chicken Wings
$4.0
Chips & Salsa
$3.95
Basket Of Fries
SALADS
all salads begin with a blend of romaine lettuce, spring mix, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers & sliced onions. served with ciabatta bread. dressings: ranch, bleu cheese, 1000 island, honey mustard, huckleberry vinaigrette, oil & balsamic vinegar, gluten free sesame seed
$11.95
Island Shrimp Salad
piled high with bay shrimp and avocado slices
$11.95
Grilled Wild Ahi Tuna Or Salmon Salad
$9.95
Teriyaki Grilled Chicken Salad
swiss cheese, pineapple & bell peppers
$9.95
Monterey Chicken Salad
mild green chilies, swiss cheese, and jalapenos on the side
$11.95
North American Lobster Salad
north american lobster and seafood tossed with mayonnaise, scallions & lemon
BURGERS
all burgers are fresh angus ground chuck, garnished with lettuce, tomato onion, pickles and served with hawaiian potato chips. substitute french fries $1.75 or side salad $3.00, chicken breast for $1.00
$9.25
Hawaiian Burger
topped with teriyaki glaze pineapple, ham and swiss cheese
$9.95
Ahi Tuna Steak
served with wasabi mayo on a whole wheat bun
$9.95
Grilled Salmon Steak
wild alaska pink salmon lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce on a wheat bun
$9.0
Garden Burger
w/ swiss cheese on a wheat bun
$8.95
Pulled Pork
on a bun with barbecue sauce and fresh coleslaw
ISLAND BASKETS
all baskets served with fresh coleslaw & french fries
$14.95
Alaskan Halibut Fish & Chips
$10.95
Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
$10.5
Breaded Pacific Oysters
$9.95
Surfer Clam Strips
$9.5
Breaded Chicken Tenders
SWEET TREATS
$4.0
Old Fashioned Root Beer Float
barq's root beer and vanilla bean ice cream
$4.95
Fresh Key Lime Pie
homemade with nellie & joes key juice & whipped cream in a scratch graham cracker crust
$4.0
Chocolate Fudge Filled Browine Cake
served warm with whipped cream
$4.25
Fresh Berries Couer La Creme
seasonal berries layered in smooth & creamy cream cheese sauce with a hint of orange
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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All reviews fish tacos mango chicken salad burger key lime pie clam chowder french fries pulled pork columbia river hayden island floating restaurant floating dock paddle boarders full bar outside seating great place to eat fun atmosphere
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I'm almost reluctant to share this place as it is my favorite hidden spot but its wildly popular for those that know it! You may have to wait awhile if trying to hit happy hour. Why? Because it's got the trifecta of great food, service...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ConnieK962
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We’ve gone to Island Cafe and everytime has been wonderful! Great food, service and right on the river🙂

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shVerASGAM
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This was a great restaurant with a very fun vibe. We had to wait almost an hour to be seated because they don't take reservations but we sat on the pier with drinks from the bar and the time went very quickly. The food was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nicko4
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I Love Love Love the Island Cafe! I cant get enough of this place....always makes me feel like I'm away somewhere on vacation. The location is fantastic sitting on a floating dock on the Columbia River...and the ambiance incredible. Now add great food, drinks, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sarahsbeach7
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Sure looked good on the menu, but all that showed up was a small piece of steamed chicken breast, some gooey rice and veggies that were both overcooked and undercooked at the same time. That and the lower GI problems that showed up about 20...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank obankestrel
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Warned previously, we arrived 10 minutes before a 11:00 a.m. opening to find 20 people in line. In just a few minutes after opening, the cafe was filled. Our server arrived quickly, took our drink order and returned with drinks. Our guest then ordered a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sunnyhillfarm
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We were pretty excited to find a restaurant on the water before our flight out of Portland. The service was okay, the views were nice...but the food was sub-par ‘bar’ food. The Shrimp Poboy and coleslaw lacked flavor, would not recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Another visit to this Island Cafe. It's beautiful and the location cannot be beat. Views of houseboats, sailboats and water activities are there to enjoy. Not only was our server excellent, she was also friendly. Orders at our table included several orders of coconut shrimp...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Willy W
Reviewed August 20, 2018

On a nice Summer day, we really enjoy eating outside and especially if their is a view of water. Located at McCuddy's marina, it is a bit of a walk down to the restaurant. It would be difficult for someone who has difficulty walking to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Awesome restaurant right on the Columbia River. Nice atmosphere and good beer selection. Our waitress was Annie and she recommended the fish tacos, where were the best I've had. Overall, we enjoyed everything!

Date of visit: August 2018
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HEIDI D
August 26, 2018|
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Response from dlwinger | Reviewed this property |
As the others have noted, they have indoor seating in addition to their outdoor deck seating.
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Donna L
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Barb H | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of handicap parking. Also, have to walk down a boat ramp to get there.
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Kevin G
March 31, 2015|
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