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Salty's On The Columbia River

3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
+1 503-288-4444
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (114 reviews)
“crab” (57 reviews)
Open Now
11:15 - 20:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a short day trip out of Portland to Vancouver, WA. After our tours, we were looking for somewhere to eat on the water that was a mom and pop. Bingo--Salty's on the River. We sat outside on the deck overlooking the Columbia...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed yesterday

We ate here on a recent trip to Portland. The view of the Columbia is wonderful and the food is very good but not great. Its is expensive

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant overlooks the Columbia River and offers great views. Service could be better. A bit pricey. Clam chowder is incredible. Some of their specialty cocktails were excellent.

Thank OldVagabond
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

K and I made reservations to enjoy dinner, inside at a window table with a magnificent view Of the boat and barge traffic on the river. Brian, our sever was personable, knowledgeable and made our evening most enjoyable. Sometimes it amazes me how a great...More

1  Thank Rick A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Difficult time of day to enjoy the view at almost sundown and windy outside.The food arrived somewhat slowly, but it was nicely prepared.

1  Thank mjn212
Reviewed 4 days ago

Salty's is one of my favorite Pacific Northwest restaurants with locations in Portland and Seattle. They specialize in seafood and it is always as fresh as possible (I don't know why anyone would order east coast seafood on the west coast - but they have...More

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 5 days ago

our uber driver suggested saltys which is way out by the airport and miles from downtown. nonetheless, we bucked rush-hour traffic to go there. while the view of the mighty columbia river is rewarding, the service and food were far from it. it took forever...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took Brian, Robin and our grand daughter Erin to celebrate her start at Oregon Medical Dental School next month. Great service from Christian as our server and David the manager was very visible. Grilled Halibut and Alaska Sockeye were both well presented, hot and with...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had such a good lunch here that we came back for the brunch. This place is not cheap but the food is top notch. The oysters were delicious as well as the crab. Their Caesar salad was perfect and the green beans were supremely...More

Thank greysandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at restaurant and was told there was a 45 minute wait. The restaurant was less than half full but they said to wait at the bar (we've heard this before). After 45 minutes of others being seated we finally were called back to a...More

2  Thank Pete7882
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6 April 2017|
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Response from DoGo58 | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is limited to the bar and you can't make reservations.
Mark K
24 February 2017|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
Should be easy, go to the website.
17 February 2017|
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Response from JRBailor | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a Seafood Brunch at $46.00 each.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
  • Public Transportation: Airport, James Gleason Boat Ramp
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-4444
  • E-mail
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.
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