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Tad's Chicken 'n Dumplins

1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060-9301
+1 503-666-5337
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (124 reviews)
“dumplins” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (78 reviews)
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1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060-9301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great food, been around for a long time. family friendly, maybe above average price but so worth it. Nice out side porch and a basement to if I remember . No games for kids but a place of humming conversations all around. friendly staff

Thank Robin V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, very cool location, "back in the day" vibe. Split the dinner, there's just too much for one person. Highly recommended.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived at the restaurant, we asked for a table on the porch by the river. You can view the water and the wildlife at night. We noted that the kitchen was very clean which we could see into when we arrived. The staff...More

Thank WilliamOAlsip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing history in an idilic setting on the Sandy River. Great location, old craftmenship natural wood interior with an amazing selection on the menu. Unless your a really big eater I suggest sharing a plate or plan on taking home tomorrow’s lunch. This is just...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Tad’s Chicken ‘n Dumplins while vacationing in the area. The location on the river is beautiful and the interior is like an old time supper club. We were able to sit by the window which was great. Of course...More

Thank smoo75
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were returning to Portland from the Columbia Gorge and stopped at the Troutdale Visitor's Center and asked Michelle Card to recommend a local restuarant She told us this was the best one. They didn't open until 5, so we got there 10 minutes early...More

Thank danmurphy90
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I took my husband here for his 65th Birthday. I had been there over 20 years ago, but the character of the old Roadhouse with a seat by the Columbia River, where people were bathing, and the warm and friendly interior made us feel so...More

Thank pradamary
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Sometimes when travelling you get a hankering for home cooking. On the way back from our Hwy 30 sightseeing we were taken in by the promise of chicken 'n dumplings. The dumplings were gigantic- enough for two servings. The gravy was decent, but the chicken...More

Thank BobnearRaleigh
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My grandma and my mom used to make Chicken and Dumplings that would make you sigh with pleasure. Definitely comfort food when done up right! These are right. Tender and not heavy with a pleasing chicken gravy. Seasoned but not overdone. Served attractively with a...More

Thank carole c
Reviewed 31 July 2018

OK Foodies who give this charmer a bad time for being what it is - a road house joint. To focus on the food is to miss the point entirely. Folks don't come for Michelin stars. Folks come here because the old-time atmosphere, view and...More

Thank lisabinnyc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060-9301
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Troutdale
  • Phone Number: +1 503-666-5337
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