The Best in Portland Restaurants On The Waterfront

Dine Deliciously in Jantzen Beach

Discover an array of Portland restaurants on the waterfront, all offering the most delectable seafood and Pacific Northwest Cuisine. We’re happy to recommend a number of delectable dining spots in the area, but Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach is home to one of the finest restaurants on the Columbia River.

Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill

Take a seat at one of our tables overlooking the Columbia River and indulge in the freshest Pacific Northwest cuisine. Our onsite restaurant Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill is a gem among Columbia River restaurants, offering our guests a convenient and delicious option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our ala carte menu provides options to please any palate and our selection of fine wines and beer provide the perfect complement to any cuisine.

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Happy Hour

JB’s Night Club & Lounge

Enjoy regional wine and beer as well as specialty cocktails at this Jantzen Beach hotspot. Join us to dance the night away each Friday and Saturday, or simply sip your cocktail as you enjoy views of the Columbia River.

Lounge Menu

Offsite Dining

The Portland dining scene is characterized by a varied mix forward-thinking talent and delectable Pacific Northwest standards, leading to some of the best restaurants in the region. Explore some of our favorite offsite restaurants below.

Norma’s Kitchen

Enjoy a taste of New Orleans right here in Portland. This waterfront café serves up tasty jambalaya, muffalatta and red beans and rice every day from 11am to 7pm.

Island Café

This seasonal café opens its doors every day from 11am to sunset May through September. Enjoy picturesque views of the Columbia River while you munch on a fresh lobster wrap and sip one of their classic rum cocktails.


Mississippi Studios Bar

Juicy burgers, crazy cocktails and a myriad of musicians all come together in this Baptist church turned recording studio turned bar. Stop in for happy hour from noon to 7pm Sunday through Thursday or noon to 6pm Friday and Saturday or grab a bite to eat any day from noon to 2am. Minors are welcome in the restaurant and patio until 9pm, but all shows are 21 and over unless otherwise noted.

The Hollywood Theatre

This historic movie palace first opened in the 1920’s and it’s still going strong today. The theater features every film from classic to independent to blockbuster hits, plus it has been honored by the Sundance Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for contributions to the film community- what’s not to love?

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade

Listen to live music while you practice your pinball skills at this classic bar-cade.