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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
11:15 - 20:30
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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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Salem, Oregon
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose Saltys for our 30th Anniversary dinner with our good friends. We like to experience different restaurants and Saltys had great reviews. We made reservations and we're seated within 10 min. Everyone from the hostess, water glasses fillers, waitress and manager greeted us like we were old friends. We started out with a half dz petite oysters. They were... More 

Thank Christa M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had lunch here three times in the past two weeks, and enjoyed each meal. Great service, and delicious menu selections. Dungeness crab cakes! Grilled steak salad!

Thank PikoVonMitchellstein
Seattle, Washington
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228 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Seattle, I was aware of this local NW chain. I was on business staying out by the airport, but did not have the time to drive all the way into downtown for dinner. So it being a nice warm early summer night, we went for the view on the Columbia and seafood. I had the steamers and a... More 

Thank Tim98166
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent flavors in everything from salad to main course and dessert. Beautifully presented. Staff dotes on you, very accommodating (changed our reservation); valet parking. Wonderful atmosphere, beautiful view and lovely food. Andrew is an excellent waiter.

Thank Karin S
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven't tried Salty's Saturday & Sunday buffet yet you need to put this on your bucket list ! Magnificent views of the Columbia River, all you can eat Oysters on the half shell, Dungeness Crab, Snow Crab, Salmon, Prawns, Prime Rib, Bacon, Eggs Benedict, Desert Bar and the list goes on.......! Valet Parking available and you'll need reservations... More 

Thank baytrader
SAnta Ana
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Salty food eat at Salty's. I do like salt so loved the salty chips they served before meal and the salty Salmon. The salmon was very delicious but salty. Front desk girl busy on phone when it wasn't busy time in restaurant. I don't want to wait to be seated while you text. Waitress service was excellent.... More 

Thank euscarol
Vancouver, Washington
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130 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not able to recommend, as the service was so slow. High priced petite haute cuisine. Go to to another Portland restaurant for a good dining experience.

Thank JRBailor
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, beautiful view, we'll trained and courteous staff, great company, what more can you ask for? Top of the line restaurant. We will be back!

Thank Thomas W
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

First time at a Salty's! We were here for dinner recently. Must be a lovely view during the day, a bit of that was lost in the night even though we were seated at a window. The food was great - whether it was the crab bisque, the seafood chowder or the pacific cod. Service was very pleasant and prompt.... More 

Thank SMP1212
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Wow!!!! The seafood was fresh and cooked up to perfection. Although my favorite part was the vegetables! The oysters were on point! Love love love!!!!! My steelhead was blackened, not Cajun style like I'm used to, but man oh man can I get seconds! My wife hates seafood and destroyed the fish and chips!!!! Get off the plane and make... More 

Thank Robert J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
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
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?