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Salty's On The Columbia River

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3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211-2129
+1 503-288-4444
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:15 - 20:30
Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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162 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Salty's Seafood Grills is not far from the Portland International Airport (PDX) which makes it a convenient stop for "Happy Hour and appetizers." Needless to say it is a frequent watering hole for this aged traveler and if I do say so, I have seen a few. The greeters and service staff could not have been more friendly and helpful,... More 

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Oregon
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a in-between birthday dinner date, it was mine a few days earlier and hers a few days to come. So I decided that it was time for some seafood, wine and dessert. So after some research on the web I made Sunday reservations for our celebration evening. After looking at their impressive wine list we went with Roger... More 

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Thank GreyGhost531
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having intimate knowledge of the internal workings of the Gerry Kingen restaurant empire, I possess unique insight as to the quality of the Salty's brand. This rating is intended to be compared to other "fine dining" establishments, not all restaurants choices in the area. I've been to all the Salt's Restaurants on the west coast and can attest that you... More 

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Logan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly loved the feast. Prepared well. Great staff. The views are breathtaking and memorable for certain. Many folks were there celebrating events of some sort or another. We just have anted some great seafood in a nice atmosphere. Nailed it!

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Thank Edward Q
Longview, Washington
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I finished a weekend at Skamania Lodge with our final stop being Sunday Brunch at Salty's. It was simply amazing how much great food was being served. I finished off two full plates and never did get to the dessert bar. I focused on Prime Rib and seafood (Crab Legs and Shrimp) in my first plate and... More 

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Thank KennethLewisDavisSr
Beaverton, Oregon
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to Salty's in years. After today's experience I don't know why and cannot wait to return. The view, good and service is fabulous. Everyone in our party of 10 had a fabulous time.

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Thank Kimipeli2014
Bellevue, Washington
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178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

EXCELLENT service beginning with the friendly greeting from the Valet, hostess acknowledgement, prompt seating, GREAT view and WONDERFUL service!! Alan our server was helpful, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable! Dinner was DELICIOUS beginning with the Apple Salad which was AMAZING...and something we would not normally have chosen (but glad we did!). We enjoyed a delightfully leisurely dinner with AMAZING flavors. Fish... More 

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Thank Gjabsama
Helsinki, Finland
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read good reviews of Salty's and I love brunches so decided to try it out with couple of friends. We had a table by the window and the view was gorgeous. Weather was foggy and drizzling and it made the river magical. Service was friendly and attentive. Everything was explained to us thoroughly. Let me tell you, you... More 

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Thank laikanet
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All during lunch we got to watch the cormorants sunning themselves on the pillions on the Columbia. The food and service were both great as was the decoration inside the restaurant. Great outside tables when the weather allows and a wonderful wine list. We started with Manilla clams in a pork belly broth. Then we shared a wonderful Cesar salad... More 

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Thank tiredandtravelled
Longview, Washington
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salty's tries really hard but for some reason they simply continue to miss the mark. Let's begin with our waiter. He pours water into cups like he's at a marathon and then drops ice all over the carpet and doesn't pick it up- I was afraid for the other guests so I picked it up. Other than that he was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:15 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:15 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:15 - 20:30
Thursday
11:15 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn't downtown, it's on the Columbia River.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?