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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (122 reviews)
“chicken” (63 reviews)
“razor clams” (8 reviews)
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1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060-9301
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're looking for that old time rib sticken cooking try the chicken and dumplings. Made just like your grandma made.

Thank douglum2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ignore the exterior...it's nothing like you would expect. Definitely a "fine" dining experience. The dumpling dish is VERY good and way too much for one person. I had the liver and onions...very fresh and cooked to perfection. If you are in the area make sure...More

Thank tklasinski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing about TadS- is the view oF tHE SaNdy river and the stories fRom tHE pAst. Once upon a time , The food was good, and it was a restaurant we really enjoyed. The Chicken anD DuMpLinGS ArE nO Longer Relevant- The MENU...More

Thank monsoons2013
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Tad's has been around for a long time, and the menu hasn't changed. This is a good thing! When you think comfort food- think Tad's. Their chicken and dumplings will warm your soul to its core and make your stomach dance with joy.

Thank walterandcharlie
Reviewed 16 April 2017

views- wonderful of the Sandy river staff- Cheryl was very good to us- sense of humor, attentive, could see she enjoyed her work. Nice interpersonal skills. food- dumpling-what can you say- only place I've seen that serves them, and if you have it on your...More

Thank fillfox
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Tad's has great food and drink with an attentive waitstaff. The river view is beautiful if you get there early enough to get a table there.

Thank hhstitches
Reviewed 3 April 2017

First off, it's like you've stepped back in time - it reminds me of what restaurants must of looked like in the 1930's/1940's. They have kept much of the original decor and it's really awesome inside. One whole wall opens up the river. Then the...More

Thank jenwilliams1000
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Such delicious food here! The only down fall is the parking is sometimes hard to find! Most of the time it is busy but worth the wait.

1  Thank goofball101
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice, unpretentious place. Dumplings were a revelation (to me at least) Good availability of very reasonable seafood.

Thank MikeNewth
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Guess all God's creatures have to eat; but I grew up in Gresham and Tad's is a place I've visited many times... but I have never seen sea lions this far up the Sandy River and at least one HUGE one was apparently having dinner...More

Thank Ticolover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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