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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (130 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (48 reviews)
“crab” (59 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

I had not had an opportunity to visit Salty's on the Columbia since it was Bart's Warf back in 1965! Have I been missing out!!! What a beautiful facility, with live Jazz music on Friday night, a great view of the river, attentive service and...More

Thank kumtux
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had heard good reviews about Salty so decided to give it a try as my son was here from Oklahoma and wanted some good seafood. I have to say the view was great.. My son ordered the dungeness crab and it was excellent. I...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spacious, clean, friendly, attentive, scenic, great menus and service schedules. Ezra is an outstanding personality that will make your visit a pleasure from start to finish. All the employees were nothing short of the best making this visit seem like they were all going to...More

Thank Cindy F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I both ordered the halibut over "saffron, herb" risotto with "crab avocado salad". $48 - so we had high expectations. The halibut itself was very good - but only about 4 ounces. The majority of the plate was risotto -it was inedible-...More

Thank LoGu13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night with reservations so very busy. Parking a challenge but we prevailed in two cars. Valet parking service available but with prices inside I opted for self parking. Two story with grand staircase. Upstairs was fully reserved by a private party. Lobster tank visible...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just to ensure that this place wasn't a 'fluke', we had dinner here two nights in a row! The service personnel here are some of the finest people that we have ever experienced while dining out in any city. They are well trained and managed...More

Thank Jazzdaddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come only if you're deeply craving seafood. The Sunday brunch buffet will set you back $49 per head, and doesn't cover most alcoholic drinks. Sat outside and a bee kept flying through the tables. Complimentary fast valet parking, slow service at the table. Spicy bloody...More

Thank LimeSlurpee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the Columbia River. Excellent Salmon, caught local and fresh, and great Crab dishes. Steaks just as good. Alsome Clam chowder and daily specials that you can't go wrong with. Desserts to die for. Wait staff are friendly, courtious and can be classified as...More

Thank ww1enemyace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious; we had Crab Louis' and the seafood chowder, both were excellent, as was the apple tart-like dessert. Service excellent, views phenomenal. My only recommendation is a renovation is needed as chairs all chipped, dining room lo is a bit used. However,...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Salty's for lunch with a couple of friends from out of state. It had been quite a while since I had eaten there so was looking forward to it. We were warmly welcomed by the host and seated with a good view of...More

Thank Ivan70_42
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Meg R
16 October 2017|
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Response from Palms-to-Pines | Reviewed this property |
Well, I don't know about 2027 but I do know that Salty's is open on Thanksgiving this year, 2017. :)
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:15 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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