Call ahead seating: 503-666-5337


One of the Last Original Roadhouses

We’ve become experts in satisfying the appetites of travelers and locals alike – serving up our hearty American comfort food since the nineteen forties.  We’re open Monday through Friday from 5-10 and Saturday through Sunday from 4-10pm. We offer call ahead seating for our guests.


American Food & Fine Drink

Nestled on the banks of the Sandy River in Troutdale Oregon, Tad’s is just twenty miles east of Portland. Our classic American recipes written in the 1950′s are still in use. We are located in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area on the Historic Columbia River Highway.


Dine on the Beautiful Sandy River

You’ll always feel at home in one of our three charming dining rooms. Enjoy a view of the Sandy River from our covered patio, a fireplace and a candle-lit meal in the front dining room, or relaxing dinner in the back by the original brass bar. Or, for a more casual evening, take in the views and order drinks and appetizers at one of our two full-service bars.



Tad’s Chicken ‘n Dumplins is a great place to enjoy the food and ambiance of a bygone era, experience one of the last remaining roadhouses on the Historic Columbia River Highway while taking in a view of the Sandy River.

Call ahead seating is available at 503-666-5337

Our restaurant  is known for our comfort food since the 1940s, our recipes have remained unchanged.  The signature chicken and dumplings as well as our pan-fried chicken continue to be favorites.  Our full menu features in house smoked salmon, Willapa bay oysters, lobster, homemade salad dressings, hand cut fries, and pan-fried chicken livers. A wide variety of wine and beer as well as a full bar will complete your meal.