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Columbia Portage Grill

3223 Bret Clodfelter Way, The Dalles, OR 97058-9718
+1 541-298-3287
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good20%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible22%
8 May 2017
“Pretty decent food, good service and awesome view”
3 weeks ago
“Please don’t.”
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3223 Bret Clodfelter Way, The Dalles, OR 97058-9718
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go across the street to McDonald’s or better yet, Water’s Edge. CANNOT recommend Portage. 2 people at the bar, 2 more patrons in the bar and the 5 of us. Food took a full hour to come out. No exaggeration. Husband said worst Bloody Mary...More

Thank clarandelly
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had two meals here; a light supper and breakfast. We ordered hamburgers and fries for supper and it took 35 minutes for them to come. They claimed they had a lot of orders coming from a connected bar but we only saw one ordered carried...More

1  Thank rnneal2017
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Good bar, nice selection and some good offering on the beer side. Food is simple but good, freshly made and portions are nice.

Thank Guy A
Reviewed 24 August 2017

After a day of difficult traffic, I elected to get off the road and have a nice meal to recharge. The Portage Grill, part of the Shilo Hotel with a nice view of the Columbia River seemed like a good option. Boy was I wrong....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Save your time and money. We stopped here last night on our way through on a road trip. Got there at 8pm, Finally at 9:15 we HAD to ask if we could get our dinner salads, we didn't get our dinner till nearly 10PM! Several...More

Thank momma a
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I'm truly confused on how this place stays open. We stayed in the attached hotel and were handed coupons for this place for a free breakfast every morning. We stayed four days. Days 1-3 we gagged down food that tasted like a preschooler had cooked...More

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The gentlemen who work the night shift for this fabulous grill are to be commended. It does not seem to faze them ever, that you intend to order 6 meals right before closing. Oh, and the burgers, plenty big enough, don't order twice as many,...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

The server was great. He was closing up and we had just got into town. Thank you so much staff got the great dinner and the hush puppies were to die for.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Dined here with a friend on 3 occasions during the past couple of weeks. It's a bit pricey but I guess that's the price range for restaurants along the Columbia river. The menu was well organized and the wait staff was friendly and attentive (I...More

Thank Bertrand_Ngim
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After sitting for 20 minutes at Sodbusters in Goldendale and not being served, the Shilo was quite welcome, excellent service and food will definitely stop here again.

Thank scot b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3223 Bret Clodfelter Way, The Dalles, OR 97058-9718
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-298-3287
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