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Salty's on the Columbia

4.6
3844 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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Located on the Columbia River with sweeping views, Salty’s wins annual awards for Portland’s best seafood, best view restaurant, best outdoor dining. Whether dressed up or casual, in the dining room, on the deck, or in private dining rooms, guests love Salty’s for fresh Northwest seafood, wild Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, live Dungeness crab, fresh Northwest oysters, clams and mussels, USDA prime charbroiled steaks, gourmet lunch salads and sandwiches and refreshing creative cocktails. Live jazz in the Café-Bar on Fridays. Happy Hour is 7 days a week in the Café-Bar only.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak, Northwest
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Hours of operation
DINNER

Mon-Thur 3:00pm – 8:30pm
Fri 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Sat 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Sun 4:30pm – 8:00pm

LUNCH

Mon-Fri 11:15am – 3:00pm

BRUNCH

Saturday 9:30am – 1:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 1:30pm

HAPPY HOUR

Mon-Fri 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Fri / Late 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Sat 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Sun 4:30pm – 6:00pm
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Phone number
(503) 288-4444
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Josh Gibler
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Private party facilities
Our Private Event Space features panoramic views of the Columbia River and Mt Hood, perfect for casual to formal events. Our Catering Director works closely with you to create your picture-perfect event. We offer breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, buffets & more.
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Private party contact
Christine Attwood: (503) 282-2205 ext. 4108
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Catering
Freshest Northwest seafood, prime steaks, friendly service. View Salty's menus online at www.saltys.com/portland/menus.asp
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Private lot is also available.
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Public transit
Airport, James Gleason Boat Ramp
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Entertainment
Live Jazz Fridays 7:00pm - closing
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 3844 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.5
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vipdrkc (Portland)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Excellent sea food - only issue was that Open Table must not have been notified that we arrived as during meal got email from Open Table that I should notify restaurant when our plans change and in future please advise restaurant - our plans didn't change and we were in the restaurant.

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SCJ13 (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great spot for lunch, with nice views of the Columbia river. We had the fish tacos and fish and chips, and the food was fresh and delicious. Would definitely come back for Brunch or happy hour.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

It was a bit cold and the menu was unexpectedly limited.

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Alli365 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We love Salty’s! Ezra was one of the most beautiful men I’ve ever seen and provided us with excellent service! Next time I will request a seat downstairs, up and down after champagne became a challenge after a few glasses. We will be back of course, Salty’s has been a beloved restaurant in our family for years! Thank you!

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Becca (Portland)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Friendly and professional staff, great food, and a beautiful view!

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Raymond 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We enjpyed our Sunday brunch very much. I had origenly reserved a table for two for my wifes Birthday. After texting a few friends, I had to call Saltys back to change the reservations to 11. Everyone had a great time and loved the food. We ended up staying longer than the hour and a half they asked us to keep our visit to. Our server was great and had no problem with our sence of time. We all would come back again.

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LydiaEyre 
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The service was great and the food was fantastic. Best recommendation would be the clam chowder.

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Amys 
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Hadn't been to Salty's in years and was glad to find the food still great and the service still way above average. The only downside was that this time of year it's too dark at dinner time to see the waterfront view. Our group had a variety of dishes from crab to salmon to mussels and all were really good.

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RobynV 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Came for a belated Valentine's dinner. Salty's was recommended by a number of community members. Restaurant is upscale without being stuffy. Service is impeccable and staff is friendly and efficient. The seafood chowder is divine! Hubby's surf and turf was delicious. Our drinks were light and tasty as well. The view is phenomenal! Be prepared to pay a pretty penny for the experience, but as an occasional treat this is a wonderful place to dine.

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cristind 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Best waitress named Emily and the manager Laura is amazing! She always stops by and says hi and always seems to give us a special treat while we are there because she knows we are getting a night out from the kiddos.

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Brenda 
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Iv always wanted to come here and we finally made it. Me and my boyfriend felt like we did it once and probably won't do it again. It had great potential and maybe it was the buffet food is lower quality but for $88 dollars and $15 tip, I would rather go somewhere else.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We always come here for special occasions. The food is perfect. The service is friendly and quick and the whole place is comfortable and clean.

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RogerH 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Awesome experience. The cocktail napkins seem a little immature for the venue.

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CDS1 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Enjoyed out Stuffed Salmon dinners very much, Unfortunately, our entrees beat our starter plate to the table. Loved the crab cakes on the starter trio but, calamari was a little overdone and chewy. The salmon main course was very nice but, the same or better quality dinner can be had elsewhere in town for less than the $95.00 a person we spent here.

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Spider (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Lovely restaurant, fantastic service & great food. Friday night live jazz was an unexpected pleasure! We’ll be back!

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sallye 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our business dinner. Our server was showed great professionalism and enthusiasm. He was very knowledgeable about the menu items and the restaurant. He kept us
well taken care of . The menu choices were great for everyone at the table and everyone raved about how delicious everything was.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The overall experience was very pleasant.

I made reservations for a Valentine’s Day dinner. Waited around 20minutes to be seated (it was on Valentine’s Day) so I understood the wait time.

I received quick service, the staff were very nice as well. A waiter nearby causally sang along with the live performer. I loved it!

I ordered the NY Steak. It was PERFECTION! I requested that the cream blue cheese be on the side and unfortunately it arrived on the steak. I then didn’t make a fuss about it and went on and tried it. Normally, I despise blue cheese but for some reason it worked very well with the flavors in the meat.

The whipped potatoes were delicious, flavorful and filling. The broccoli... O.M.G!

Only downfall... well just a slight downfall, their portion sizes are not huge. For the price, you would think you’d have a little more filling to the plate. Besides that, perfect!

Overall, I had a great visit and will be back soon for brunch. I heard it was amazing!

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YelenaG (Portland)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I was at that restaurant before and the food was always awesome.
We went for a Valentines dinner with my boyfriend and my daughter. The food was afoul. Cold and over cooked.
The valet parking it's tooks us almost 30 minutes wait to get our car.
I don't think I'll be ever be back to that place again.

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CarlosS (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

$70 for a 7oz New York steak and three prawns that upset my stomach definitely not worth it. It was much better two years ago.

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Gerribo (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

if you want a lot of “happy valentine” hype , it was okay. But personally the true measure of this restaurant and and it’s extensive food selections are best enjoyed on a regular evening. Ambiance and service of course were wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Very relaxing evening dinner. Steak was fabulous! Dungeons crab was great! And a wonderful view of the Columbia river

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BruceM (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Overall a good experience, food was good and portions ample. Service was friendly and relatively efficient.

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JenF (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We went for an early Valentine's day (on the 12th, to beat the crowds). This worked out great as the restaurant was comfortably busy rather than a food-factory sardine can. The desserts were disappointing but the entrees more than made up for them.

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Liliesgirl (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Celebrated Valentine’s Day here with my hubby and it was amazing. The lobster and filet mignon were cooked perfectly and you can never go wrong with creme brûlée! A must dining experience.. however be ready to spend some extra money... it is worth it though!

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Letseat (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Enjoyed a nice brunch to celebrate my husband's birthday. Very popular, quite crowded and a bit loud.

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EMZI (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Loved the place! Right on the Columbia, interior very nicely designed. You can tell they worked on every single detail!

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TonyD (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food! Great service! Great views! Great place! We went to brunch on Sunday for Valentine’s Day because I was going to be gone on the accrual day. It was fantastic as always. We have been a few times and absolutely love it.

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RachelD (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

My family and I always try to find an excuse to come to saltys. We love the service, the food, and the ambience here. It's always our number one choice when we celebrate anything! They also have free valet ;) keep up the great work people of Saltys!

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Always look forward to the buffet. Service is always excellent. Busy place but very organized.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Fabulous server Brian.

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