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The Loft Restaurant & Bar

315 1st Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411
541-329-0535
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Ranked #6 of 40 restaurants in Bandon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, International
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Loft Restaurant & Bar features fine dining on the waterfront in Old Town Bandon.
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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Wow, what a find! My boyfriend and I were in Bandon for a weeks vacation and happened to stumble upon the Loft and oh am I glad we did! We started out with the Salmon Crudo special ( thin cut raw salmon on a salt block) it was literally like silk in your mouth. Never in my life have I... More

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Bandon, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food is amazing. Absolutely delicious and made with love. Beautifully decorated with the best ingredients. A must when in Bandon. Reservations should be made since it is small and often full.

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langlois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just dined again last night at The Loft. Went with three friends (from New York and Palm Springs) who had never been to The Loft before. They couldn't stop talking about the food...presentation, flavor, service, etc. They were just at the end of a two week trip from LA to San Francisco and said this was by far the best... More

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Fabulous food and service! We are on vacation and have come twice - and plan to return. The steak tartare is out of this world! BUTTERFISH ...... You must try it. If you are lucky enough to have the chef make you the salmon dish, don't pass it up. After an incredible dinner we had the goat cheese cheesecake -... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This restaurant had excellent food and service the evening we visited, surprisingly uncrowded for 7:00 on a Saturday in June. Our reservations were not needed. We shared the crabcakes, beet salad, butterfish, one nice pour of wine, and the cheesecake and lemon tart. Everything was beautifully prepared and served--best crabcakes and lemon tart ever and they are favorites I often... More

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Portland, oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had reservations for Saturday night, came in, ordered promptly (including starters) and waited 90 minutes for our entree to be served. While we waited, we noticed other tables come in, eat an entire meal including dessert and leave. But for most people the service was beyond slow. The table next to us also waited 90 minutes without getting dinner... More

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theloftofbandon, Owner at The Loft Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

We apologize that this reviewer did not enjoy his/her meal at our restaurant. Our chef and kitchen staff work extremely hard to ensure that food is served in a timely fashion to all of our guests. Unfortunately, on those nights when we are fully booked, wait times for receiving appetizers and entrees can be longer then we would prefer. Every... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The almost part was our fault. We had a late lunch so we only came for drinks and appetizers. I ordered the corn and crab chowder and my husband ordered crab cakes. We agreed to split the lamb sliders. The corn crab chowder was so delicious--filled with sweet onion, perfectly cooked celery and spices--that I had to fight off my... More

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McKinleyville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

No, this is not "casual dining," it is an indulgence of the visual, olfactory, and gustatory senses. We stumbled in here because it was the only place in town that we saw that didn't look like either a locavore's McDonalds or a Joe's Fast 'n Greasy Seafood & Kids' Playhouse. We missed seeing Alloro, so perhaps we will try that... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

fresh,well balanced,the stairs were a challenge with a cane could recommend to rveryone great waitstaff

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Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We'd had a late lunch and weren't really hungry, but rather than snacks back at the motel, my wife and I decided to have a light supper at The Loft. What a mistake!! Next time we're in Bandon, we'll know to give The Loft the attention it really deserves. For this meal, we each only ordered a bowl of sweet... More

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