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Private Events on the Portland Riverfront

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Any event is a special one when it’s set against views like these. At King Tide Fish & Shell, guests at your next rehearsal dinner, anniversary party or corporate gala can enjoy river views through floor-to-ceiling windows while feasting on freshly prepared seafood and shellfish from Chef Alex. No matter the size of your guest list, we’ve got a space to accommodate your VIPS, from the 12-18-seat Ross Island to the main salon, with room for 60 seated guests or more than 100 cocktail-style. When the weather’s nice, picture hosting 40 of your BFFs alfresco, complete with your own private outdoor bar, featuring local beer and wine and tasty cocktails.

To start planning your next event, please contact our sales department at (503) 295-6167 or email us at

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Sauvie Island I & II

Ideal for a business presentation or cozy office holiday party, this interior space can accommodate up to 60 guests. Bright colors and intricately decorated walls energize the space.


sauvie private dining setup

Hawthorne Room

This grand room with an uplifting décor and plenty of natural light works perfectly for flexible meeting or meal space for up to 100 guests.


Hawthorne Room private dining setup

Riverfront Courtyard

This one-of-a-kind outdoor event space can be found just above the banks of the beautiful Willamette River. This 1,840-square-foot venue accommodates up to 100 guests for cocktail receptions or 60 for a sit down dinner.


Riverfront Courtyard private dining setup

Marina Ballroom

For groups of up to 200 guests, combine our Hawthorne and Sauvie Island rooms to create 2,672 square feet of stylish event space. This warm venue features a full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and a private pre-function foyer.


Marina Ballroom private dining setup

King Tide Buyout

For groups looking for a more relaxed setting on the Willamette riverfront, The King Tide Fish & Shell Buyout offers exclusivity to the hotel restaurant. With over 6,500 square feet of space a full bar and expansive views of the Willamette River, two waterfront private dining spaces and two outdoor patios, this is the perfect space for groups of 80-250 guests.


King Tide Buyout private dining setup

Willamette River Room

Our 2,136 square foot private dining Willamette River Room is suitable for large groups and offers gorgeous views of the Willamette river in a classically charming atmosphere. It's perfect for rehearsal dinners, or corporate parties.


King Tide Buyout private dining setup