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125 Chicago Ave SE, Bandon, OR 97411
541-347-9331
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good but not excellent

The building is old and interesting with nice visual ambiance. The service was friendly and attentive. The food was good, though not excellent, and priced appropriately,. There were many seafood choices on the menu, as well as some non-seafood choices. Many of them were unique creations. The reason... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
staceylynnredhead
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Montague, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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255 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Montague, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The building is old and interesting with nice visual ambiance. The service was friendly and attentive. The food was good, though not excellent, and priced appropriately,. There were many seafood choices on the menu, as well as some non-seafood choices. Many of them were unique creations. The reason it does not have 5 stars from me is because of the... More 

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Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My parents were severely delayed getting to town from Salem due to a fatal accident on the highway. As a result, they arrived in town after 8pm exhausted and hungry. Both are diabetic and needed to eat. They arrived at the Wheelhouse shortly before closing, and they graciously sat them, fed them, and not once were they rushed in their... More 

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Denver, CO
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I visit Bandon almost every year during my annual visit to Oregon, and I always stop for lunch here. The restaurant is small, so almost everyone has a window view to the port. During this last visit, they allowed me to request a special preparation for scallops without a hassle. It's a close walk to two stores for desserts, too!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing family dinner at "The Wheelhouse", the staff were awesome, and the food was even better. The fish & Chips were enough for a small army. Very reasonable prices and fantastic food!

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Durango, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great service and well-prepared foods made for a fabulous meal in this lovely little harbor restaurant. It took about 5 minutes to walk the short distance from the Bandon Inn to this quaint local favorite. We ordered the Halibut Saute and Oyster Stew, with salads. The bleu cheese dressing was perfect with the crisp salad greens and veggies. The sauteed... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Food good, nicely presented a bit over priced. Wait staff alert and timely. Will return when next in Bandon.

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Oceanside, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Good location, food was OK and prices a bit high. The restaurant is in the center of historical Bandon. Good service

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Santa Rosa, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The upstairs is the more casual of the two restaurants. Same menu. We loved it. It was dark and cozy with a full bar. Very relaxing and comfortable. I had the Salmon and it was maybe the best Salmon I've ever had. The veggies were al dente and the pasta with parmesan was delicious. Oh, and the starter salad was... More 

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Chicago
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Nice views overlooking the harbor in Old Town Bandon. Pleasant service. Lots of good seafood choices. The fried rockfish and chips were crispy and moist inside. A nice surprise was the grilled cheese sandwich with pesto and tomato.

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Redding, Connecticut
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Six of us guys hit the wheelhouse on a Tuesday night and enjoyed good food, reasonably priced along with a respectable wine list. Our selections ranged from halibut, salmon, steak and mixed seafood plate. Everything came out of the kitchen properly prepared, nicely presented and well portioned. We will definitely return and recommend a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Chicago Ave SE, Bandon, OR 97411
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Bandon
  • Phone Number: 541-347-9331

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?