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5328 N Lombard St, Portland, OR 97203-4218
+1 503-285-7150
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was at the Blue Diamond, and a guy recommended this place, but the BD is better and cheaper and has blues music too! The breading was just ok and the fish seemed a bit heavy or maybe I wasn't hungry enough? I would like to try some of their other dishes, but not sure when I will be back... More 

Thank Larry R
Coppell, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here based on the trip advisor reviews and it really was great. It is gourmet food in a hole in the wall setting. I had swordfish in a red pepper reduction with artichoke rice and broccolini and everything was incredible. My wife loved the salmon, too. I definitely recommend this place if you are more interested in the... More 

Thank Scott M
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere was fun, service was good, it is packed most nights so be aware of that. Our food was great, good mix of classic seafood choices and some more sophisticated dishes. Definitely going to be a regular stop for us.

Thank Chris C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Quaint small town place. Great service and seriously the best clam chowder ever! The prices were great and it may not look like much on the outside, but it was a great start to our trip.

Thank Maria T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

A night out with the girls. Got there early enough to not be crowded. We ordered a variety of seafood dishes and enjoyed each one. The green salads came on chilled plates, a wonderful touch. Will return again.

Thank Jean & Jim G
Goodyear, Arizona
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Judging from the crowd, and some of the reviews, we thought we'd hit the jackpot. Wrong. Yes, it's a throwback decor, quite loud but interesting. So what was wrong? 1 - wine. Served in juice glass (okay, throwback, I get it) but both that we ordered had spoiled. 2) Salmon. At $26 you expect a good piece of fish. Was... More 

Thank AZGrotta
Cascade, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We wanted to find a seafood restaurant fairly close to our hotel, and this one sounded good. We were delighted to find that it was a cozy little place with tables from the 50's. The place has been in business for 26 years...and one of the customers looked like he had been coming to the restaurant from the beginning! There... More 

Thank JoAnn S
Grants Pass, Oregon
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint little ( little!) Place in a neighborhood. Another great TripAdvisor find. It is not fancy, not large, has minimal parking...but MAN it has great seafood ! It is really good . The waitresses are a tatted bunch of friendly locals. Both times I've had the combo and loved it. Nothing like FRESH local seafood. You must... More 

Thank Jw550
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Headed to the Fishwife late Saturday afternoon, place was busy and full. Very nice and cozy place with good atmosphere.. Food was OK, my fish was way way over cooked and same goes with the Asparagus came with it, way too salty for my taste.. But overall we had good time.

Thank Nir A
Carson City, Nevada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had heard that they had a blue cheese halibut dish that was as decadent as could be. That is an understatement, just like the ambiance. It's a small hole in the wall dive with old diner tables and hokey plastic fish on the wall. However, the salmon mousse, when they have it, is simply spectacular. The Blue Cheese Halibut... More 

Thank Court C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5328 N Lombard St, Portland, OR 97203-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-285-7150

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?