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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
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Reviewed yesterday

The view and the service were good and the food was tasty....what little there was of it. We ordered the Halibut and Prawn. The halibut looked to be 4-5 ounces and the prawn consisted of 4 little bitty shrimp, each slightly larger than the diameter...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited expecting top quality food and service based on reputation and reviews. The food was reasonably good, although a little pricey. The service was ok. I had a salmon dish with a reasonably hot sauce. Our wait person walked by our...More

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not usually a huge brunch fan, but Salty's has changed that forever. Finally- I found a place that does brunch properly and the lovely setting is a huge bonus. You will not believe the array of food and quality. So often,brunches are only about quantity,...More

Thank covingtonLouisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was extremely slow for 5pm and it wasn't busy. When our food finally arrived it was tasty but very small portions. The view of the river is great but didn't make up for the poor service

1  Thank Kim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a trip to Vancouver, WA, my wife and I visited Salty's restaurant. Wow...great service, great pours, outstanding oysters on the half shell, and wonderful seafood choices. If we get back to Portland, we will most certainly be back!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood was delicious. I especially enjoyed the view of Columbia River while having dinner there.

Thank youyuanw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places for din when staying close to the PDX airport overlooking the Gorge / River. Beautiful views with premium seafood making for the best of both worlds. Being an East Coast Time Zoner I am ready for an early din so...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was maybe my 5th to this location and I have to say we were disappointed in both the food and the service. Nothing exciting about the food and the service was slow. Living on past reputation. Needs a refresh. Would we go back....More

Thank metntex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Excellent seafood with a nice view of the Columbia River then you will want to visit Salty's! This is a fine dining restaurant with excellent attentive service!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Salty's. Their seafood was fresh and cooked to perfection. My wife had King Salmon, prepared perfectly. I had the Smoked Halibut Farfalle pasta, what a dream dish. We ended with a Baked Alaka. Our server was knowledgeable and took...More

Thank Fred D
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Does the happy hour menu apply only in the bar and if so can reservations be made for a party of 4?
5 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
Can I buy a gift certificate for my son who lives in Portland?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
Should be easy, go to the website.
There are photos of a buffet spread, what day do they have buffet?
16 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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.