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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (115 reviews)
“dumplins” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (70 reviews)
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1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060-9301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where in town visiting family and had been told that Tad's was a great place. We stopped in around 7pm for dinner with 6 people. It took 5 minutes to set up a table with only 5 tables being occupied. The restaurant has three...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Tad’s is the best restaurant in the Portland area. Restaurant sits on the Sandy River, has been in business over 50 years, great atmosphere and service. They have a complete menu, but the chicken & dumplings is the best. Portions are big enough to split,...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We hadn't been here in over 30 years so decided to make a nostalgia trip. Unfortunately, the food wasn't as we remembered although the setting is beautiful , the dining room is charming, the prices reasonable and the service good.. We ordered the chicken and...More

Thank gmorth42
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Saw this here on TripAdvisor and thought I’d give it a shot. Was not disappointed. Very local place and definitely like stepping back in time. Sitting right along the Columbia River is a great view while eating. The halibut is great, but the best was...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Oh my gosh, I went with my parents as a kid and I don't think it has changed much AND that is a good thing. Wonderful food, great service and a bit of history

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The chicken and dumpling serving is HUGE. Found out after attempting but not succeeding in eating my order that my hubby and I could have shared an order. Something to think about. Entree comes with a relish tray which was nice. Choice of soup or...More

Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It's an anomaly; the food is average, but everybody thinks it's such a great place, partly because of the setting (gorgeous) and partly I (think) because, after all, they have Chicken 'n dumplins!

Thank Romeaux
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I always come here for special occasions. It's a short drive to get here. The food is always great and service is superb. We both had the prime rib tonight. It was 12 oz portion and came with bread a shared relish plate, salad baked...More

1  Thank Harold M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

To keep this short and to the point - great location and excellent classic comfort food options. The dumplings were fantastic and the country fried steak was the best. Other family members sampled seafood and salad options. All were pleased. We will return!

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Th efood has gone downhill service was so bad we went to the manager to complain and she didn't care at all. She didn't even say she was sorry. I have been going there for forty years and was never treated like that. We won't...More

Thank 9Steve123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Groups
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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