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SEATTLE — Alki Beach — 206-937-1600
DES MOINES — Redondo Beach — 253-946-0636
PORTLAND — Columbia River — 503-288-4444

Please know that our fabulous waterfront views are visible from virtually every seat in our restaurants, not just window seats. While we wish we could give everyone a window seat, they are first-come first-served! Holiday reservations must be made by telephone — we do not accept online reservations for Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's & Father's Day, Thanksgiving or New Year's. Please call for parties of 11 or more. On weekends we serve brunch, not lunch at most our locations.

Café-Bar with Live Music and Happy Hour

Looking for an evening of live music and cocktails? Get your groove on at Salty's Restaurant Bar-Cafés. Salty's Café-Bars serve up more than just great seafood, we also offer a delightful evening of mesmerizing music. From live piano, to jazz, to your favorite rock and roll tunes, if you like live music, you'll be impressed with what Salty's offers. And there is no cover charge at any of our Café-Bars.
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Live Music at Alki

Alki's Café-Bar features local Pacific Northwest talent—music plays 5-8pm. Happy Hour specials are available 3-6pm and 9-10pm.

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Tue 8/26 Justin Kausal-Hayes 5:30-8:30pm (Acoustic hits)

Wed 8/27 Greg Ruby Trio 5:30-8:30pm (1920's style Jazz)

Thu 8/28 The Tenents 5:30-8:30pm (Acoustic Folk/indie duo)

Fri 8/29 The W Lovers 6-9pm (Acoustic duo, mandoline/ guitar)

Sat 8/30 Alki Brunch with Victor Janusz

Sun 8/31 Alki Brunch with Victor Janusz


Tue 9/2 Sundae + Mr Goessl 5:30-8:30 pm (1930s Ragtime Jazz)

Wed 9/3 Carl Tosten 5:30-8:30 pm (Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar)

Thu 9/4 Jackie Pock 5:30-8:30 pm (Hits & Originals, Singer/Songwriter)

Fri 9/5 The Dave Holo Trio 5-8 pm (New Orleans Jazz)

Tue 9/9 Seth Freeman 5:30-8:30 pm (Acoustic Blues & Slide Guitar)

Wed 9/10 Alma Y Azucar 5:30-8:30 pm (5-piece Latin Jazz)

Thu 9/11 Justin Kausal-Hayes 5:30-8:30 pm (Acoustic Hits last 4 decades)

Fri 9/12 "Kiwi Meets the Sea:" Wine Tasting with Oysters & The W Lovers 6-9 pm (Guitar & Mandolin Duo Folk Blues)

Tue 9/16 Rod Cook 5:30-8:30 pm (Acoustic Blues/Slide Guitar)

Wed 9/17 Carl Tosten 5:30-8:30 pm (Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar)

Thu 9/18 The Front 5:30-8:30 pm (Classic Rock Trio)

Fri 9/19 The Dave Holo Trio 5-8 pm (New Orleans Jazz)  

Tue 9/23 "Mahalo" Luau Party with The True Romans 5:30-8 pm (Trio Playing Hits from the Last 4 Decades)

Wed 9/24 TBD

Thu 9/25 The Fred Hoadly Trio 5:30-8:30 pm (Latin Jazz Trio)

Fri 9/26 Kristina and Alina 5:30-8:30 pm (Female Acoustic Duo

Tue 9/30 Zarnie De Wet 5:30-8:30 pm  (Female Singer-Songwriter Piano)

Wed 10/1 TBD

Thu 10/2 Jackie Pock 5:30-8:30 pm (Hits & Original, Singer/Songwriter)

Fri 10/3 The Dave Holo Trio 5-8 pm (New Orleans Jazz)

Live Music at Redondo

Redondo's Café Bar features amazing local musicians. You'll enjoy classic rock favorites, blues and timeless music with a waterfront view, and sunsets that will leave you mesmerized. Watch for music on Saturdays, too, spring through fall.

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Thu 8/28 Mike Roy Trio 6-9 pm

Fri 8/29 Cory Wild 7:30-10:30 pm

Sat 8/30 Alma Y Azucar 7-10 pm


Thu 9/4 Myles Crew 6-9 pm  

Fri 9/5 Christina Cramer 7-10 pm

Sat 9/6  The True Romans 7-10 pm

Mon 9/8 Kim Archer 6-8 pm

Thu 9/11 Seth Freeman 6-9 pm

Fri 9/12 Jackie Pock 7-10 pm

Sat 9/13 The Echo Devils 7-10 pm   

Thu 9/18 Rod Cook 6-8:30 pm

Fri 9/19 Carl Tosten 7-10 pm

Sat 9/20 Chris Stevens 7-10 pm

Tue 9/23 "Mahalo" Luau Party with Singer-Songwriter Jackie Pock accompanied by Guitarist Brandon Gibbons 5:30-8:30 pm

Thu 9/25 The W Lovers 6-9 pm

Fri 9/26 Cory Wilds Band 7:30-10:30 pm

Sat 9/27 Leanne Trevalyan Duo 7-10 pm

Don't Worry Be Happy Hour

Be Happy Grub Monday to Saturday 2–6pm + Sundays 3pm–close

  • oyster shooter* 2.50. each
  • smoked salmon lox 11.
  • caesar salad 4.
  • cup of chowder 4.
  • crispy calamari 6.
  • coconut-crusted prawns 6.
  • fish and chips 8.
  • blackened salmon caesar 11.
  • cheesy bacon burger 8.
  • cheesy tots with jalapeños 4.
  • rajun cajun caesar salad with crispy, spicy calamari 10.

Live Jazz at Columbia

Join us for live music in our Café-Bar featuring Portland jazz giants Mel Brown and Jof Lee.

Fridays (Music plays 7pm-close)

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Salty's in Portland is serving up more than just great seafood, we also offer live music in our Café-Bar. We feature a truly magnificent trio of world-class jazz players Jof Lee on piano, Tim Gilson on bass and Mel Brown on drums. Drummer Mel Brown is known as Portland's ultimate timekeeper and "Mister Groove." An Oregon icon in jazz, drummer Mel Brown has been labeled the 'Gentleman of Jazz', with a career spanning over 40 years. Jof Lee is known as the pianist of choice and is a very active composer and arranger with a unique improvisational style.

Live at Salty's

"Many times I listened to the immortal trio of Jof Lee, Leroy Vinnegar and Mel Brown plug in and go into some sort of unearthly orbit. They were simply stunning in the music they played and the way they played it." — The Online Festival.

You can purchase Jof Lee, Tim Gilson, Mel Brown, "Live At Salty's" on Saphu
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