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Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge

355 WA-Na-PA Street, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
+1 800-643-1354
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“steelhead” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:30All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
355 WA-Na-PA Street, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
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11 - 20 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We took the 1 hour cruise, sitting outdoors on the top deck. Commentary pointed out many of the sights with some historic detail thrown in.

Thank Nick G
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review.

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We decided to take the two-hour dinner cruise at the last minute (on a Thursday), and we are glad we did. The boat departs from Cascade Locks and goes up and down the river for as long as two hours allows, which was just right...More

Thank nowhere_dude
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and posting your review. So pleased to hear how you enjoyed your cruise. We appreciate this type of feedback and will be sure to share this with our management, galley & service staff. Thank you once more for your...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Three generations enjoyed this event. Staff was exceptional. Food was good. Scenery was spectacular.

Thank kgrimm3678
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you so much for cruising with us and posting your review. Appreciate the feedback. We certainly hope to have you cruise with us again.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I also reviewed this as an activity, but felt that adding something here might get the management attention. While the food was plentiful, the entrees that were served at lunch were underwhelming. There was a pork roast that looked and tasted as if there had...More

Thank RGaitherHI
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and posting your review. Your review is helpful and appreciated. We have shared your review with our management, service & galley staff. We want to provide the best cruise experience for our patrons & guests, so we are grateful...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We did this as a family outing on the river for the 2 hour afternoon cruise. It was very enjoyable too nice breeze excellent weather & very scenic trip with lots of water sports activities to enjoy on the trip plus plenty wildlife too. There...More

Thank W2HR
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I read a few reviews from folks who wanted this to be a "special" dinner... romantic or celebratory. I'm not sure why the folks running the tour don't get that - but they don't. It's not. Having said that, I don't feel ripped off by...More

Thank Hobnob_Hobo
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and for sharing your review. We do appreciate constructive feedback and we will be sure to share this with our service and galley staff for assessment and training purposes. We want to provide the best experience for all of...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a mediocre trip at best. Food was average to below average banquet fare - over cooked and dry. The commentary provided by Captain Tom was barely audible - sound system was bad. You can pay for extra for a window view but all...More

Thank ChasPDX
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and taking the time to post your review. We have shared this with our management & service staff for further assessment & training purposes.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We went on the dinner cruise on a Thursday evening. From the moment we stepped onto the boat we were enjoying ourselves. The food was great and the views delightful. We sat in the back and not on the window, but were delighted to have...More

Thank Kelscreator
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you so much for cruising with us and posting such a delightful review. So nice to hear how you enjoyed the cruise. We always appreciate this type of feedback and will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thank you...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

I had always wanted to go on the Sternwheeler so I decided to splurge for my birthday and booked tickets for 3 people. I couldn't wait for the cruise! Unfortunately, the cruise was nice; the dinner was not. It was extremely disappointing. There are two...More

1  Thank tori_t2u
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and taking the time to post a review. We appreciate the feedback as our top priority is to provide a quality, memorable fine dining experience for our guests. We are aware that our food quality in the Gorge has...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took the 1 hour scenic tour.....it was a nice slow ride around the gorge. We took 5 of our granddaughters and they all enjoyed!

Thank Kim D
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and posting your review. Always a joy for us to hear about families enjoying the Gorge and our cruises. We do hope you'll cruise with us again sometime.

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We are wheelchair accessible. Our phone number is 503-224-3900 and 800-224-3901. Our website is our company. This answer field will not allow us to include our website link. We hope to have you aboard! Thanks, The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:30
Thursday
08:30 - 17:30
Friday
08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 WA-Na-PA Street, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cascade Locks
  • Phone Number: +1 800-643-1354
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