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Island Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Island Style Hummus With Pita & Chips
Onion Petals
1/2 Pound Popcorn Shrimp
Spicy Chicken Wings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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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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.
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.
Kevin G
March 31, 2015|
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