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Island Cafe

250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
+1 503-283-0362
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“halibut tacos” (8 reviews)
“mango chicken” (4 reviews)
“soft tacos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank sarahsbeach7
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank obankestrel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Sunnyhillfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Willy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank ElConquistador000
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Expect a wait here. This is one very popular place. After you park there is a short walk down a ramp to the marina area. Then out to the end where you will find this little gem of a restaurant. Our wait was going to...More

Thank ssparlin
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I live out of state now and every time I come back to visit this is a must stop! They are literally on the water on a floating dock. Dog friendly and their food is out of this world! My husband tried the Po boy...More

Thank ambercoonce
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We took the entire family here, six of us to have dinner and drinks, on the recommendation of our oldest son, who is in college. The wait was an 35 minutes, but we sat in the waiting area, ordered appetizers and drinks for all, while...More

Thank william m
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Questions & Answers
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|
Response from Kevin G |
Crown Point
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-7938
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-283-0362
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