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“Island Time”
Review of Island Cafe

Island Cafe
Ranked #45 of 4,320 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Wichita Falls, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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“Island Time”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

This floating restaurant is very casual, very friendly, with excellent food. There is food for young ones, too, so don't be afraid to bring the family. If you arrive at the dinner hour be prepared to wait a little bit as they are quite popular with locals and visitors alike. But while waiting enjoy a beverage and the atmosphere as you watch ships gliding in and out of the marina. Also, keep in mind this is a mostly outdoor seating establishment so the weather and daylight affects seating capacity and hours.

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful Ahi tuna salad, each done precisely to our liking. And my son thoroughly enjoyed the very legitimate lobster wraps and macaroni salad.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank James R
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great find”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

We were staying on Hayden Island and didn't want to drive into Portland for dinner, so a bit of online searching turned up Island Cafe. This is a great place, situated on the river and an open air cafe. Service was excellent and while my wife decided she didn't much care for the salad with bay shrimp (more what I've known as cocktail shrimp), we both wanted to return the following evening. Be prepared for a wait, though, as it is a popular cafe. We were seated immediately the first night, but were on a waiting list the second.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Jeff S
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Zanesvill
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Great Place”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

While visiting Portland last week my sister and her husband took me and my husband there for lunch. It was great. The food was fantastic, the atmosphere fun and the waitress was delightful. All made for a great outing. Check it out.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Cindy K
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University Place, Washington
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fun on the River”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

Delighful lunch spot,250 NE Tomahawk Island Dr, slip 22 - summertime only. Salads in the sunshine. Go. Relax. Enjoy.

Visited June 2013
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Thank UPRobert
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Portland, OR
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Better than ever!”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

I loved the old Island Cafe. It was a great bar/restaurant to hit after a day of sailing. And yes, I do miss some of the old place. But honestly, the newly remodeled Island Cafe is fantastic! The ambiance is better than ever, the menu has been nicely expanded. The staff is very attentive and friendly (which they've always been). All in all, the Island Cafe is better than ever!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Cridland
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