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Waterfront Depot

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1252 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439
902-9100
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4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 403
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  • 104
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best meal in Florence, Oregon!

Delicious, as always! The crab-crusted halibut is amazing! Good cocktails, too. Call to make a reservation so you get a table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Meg T
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Eugene
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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566 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Eugene
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Delicious, as always! The crab-crusted halibut is amazing! Good cocktails, too. Call to make a reservation so you get a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We just had dinner here last night. Wow. Drove in from WA state had the encrusted halibut and seafood pasta. Excellent food, atmosphere and service.

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Florence, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The food at Waterfront Depot is excellent, especially the Crab-encrusted Halibut, and the prices decent. They serve alcoholic beverages if you are so inclined to partake. There are two drawbacks but they might not bother most: one, you must walk up several steps to get into the building, walk past the kitchen in a narrow area and then up another... More 

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Cottage Grove, Oregon, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I am a repeat customer about once every 6 weeks. The food is excellent and quality of the food consistent. My favorites are the calamari steak appetizer, the lamb and (best of all), the crab encrusted halibut. The staff seems to be steady, and service is excellent. They have good alcoholic beverages if you choose with a very personable bartender.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had dinner at the bar, great friendly service, convivial atmosphere, we chatted with the other guests and just hung out. Our group really like the Arruz Com Marisco Portuguese, and the Cajun oysters. Prices are fair, and that means that compared to most places they are low. Wine markups are exceeding fair. Great food, great setting and vibe, fair... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stopped with my sis on the way back from the coast at 4:10 on a Monday afternoon and this charming place was already filling up. Prices are truly surprising, in a good way. Had the crab encrusted cod with yukon mash and a small salad. A perfect martini. Sis had cappellini with scallops and a light mushroom sauce. Service good.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had a few small plates at the bar and they were all great. I had the crab stuffed mushrooms - yikes was it good. I still think about it! Best to get reservations since is the best place in town.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Quaint, romantic setting on the river. Excellent service, and food. Price very low for quality of menu. Get a reservation early, very popular place.

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Camrose, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I noticed this restaurant and decided to see if we could get in without reservations - thankfully they squeezed us in albeit at a small table away from the view. We were very happy that they did. Wonderful, fresh food served cheerfully. The place was full but our appetizer of Thai green beans was served fairly quickly.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Such a cozy welcoming when you arrive. I recommend a reservation unless you're ok with bar. We chose the bar and enjoyed the fried green beans and each had a burger. So delicious. The service was fantastic and we couldn't have been happier with the bartender. We left feeling very welcomed by the town locals and would highly recomend if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1252 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 902-9100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?