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725 Manzanita Ave., P.O. Box 145, Manzanita, OR 97130
503-368-3700
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 40
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  • 18
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  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quirky Little Cafe-Style Restaurant w/ Excellent Food!

Our family of 3 adults were weekending in the Manzanita area and were encouraged to eat at Terra Cotta. It's cute and a bit quirky with a mix of a casual & more elegant features, but the service was good and the food was excellent. Two of our party enjoyed the fresh halibut en papillote served in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Clrbrook
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Cheyenne, WY
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  • Local cuisine
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Cheyenne, WY
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Our family of 3 adults were weekending in the Manzanita area and were encouraged to eat at Terra Cotta. It's cute and a bit quirky with a mix of a casual & more elegant features, but the service was good and the food was excellent. Two of our party enjoyed the fresh halibut en papillote served in two different versions... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very nicely decorated little place, run by a husband (waiter) and wife (chef). Halibut cooked in parchment was excellent, NY strip steak was good but not outstanding. Excellent fresh baked bread sticks. Nice atmosphere, Oregon coast upscale style. Owner will talk your ear off. Would return.

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Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A warm summer evening, not many customers, nouveau French - Portuguese. Small family run restaurant, everything fresh and handmade. Everything was so delicious. Also a nice little comkunity. Clearly one of the most undiscovered places in Oregon. We had a gourmet dinner in a French style country house. Try to eat everything!

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

January at the Oregon coast may not be to everyone's taste but the Terra Cotta Cafe should be. The Terra Cotta Cafe is a lovely experience. To begin, the atmosphere is our idea of perfect, softly lit with a rosy glow, quiet but not uncomfortable, flowers on a table by a window--simply lovely, but not stuffy. You can dress casually... More 

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Snohomish, Washington, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Four of us ate breakfast on Saturday morning after Thanksgiving and a relaxing stay at Manzanita over the holiday. Pleasant young gentleman served us and kept the tasty coffee coming. The French toast is awesome and the bacon just right. Warm atmosphere with a heating stove to keep the cold away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We were looking for a place to have our Thanksgiving dinner and the Terra Cotta Cafe was perfect. Lovely intimate atmosphere, excellent service, and homemade traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. If we are in Manzanita next year for Thanksgiving we'll definitely be back.

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Pacific Northwest
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had dinner with friends last night, our first time there. When I called to make the reservation the first impression was nice. Harvey (the Owner) took my reservation and was very pleasant and accommodating. Harvey and the waitress welcomed us with smiles, explained their specials for the evening and gave us a very informative overview of the menu, appetizers,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Some creativity with unique appetizer (plums). Good wine choices, hubby had stuffed chicken and thought was tasty, not over the top awesome, but good! Had the shrimp skewer, nice presentation with dipping sauce choices (esp. like the "Sandy's tennis shoe sauce"...good enough to make even a tennis shoe taste good!). Would go there again :)

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Portland, Oregon
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32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a nice dinner here with friends on a Tuesday evening in October. Since this was a weeknight in off season, we were the only diners at 6pm. The service was great although that should be expected when you're the only table with guests. All the food was excellent, from the bread sticks, soup, entrees, and dessert from their large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

People, food, menu, specials. Just amazing - it is a white linen quality where you can "come as you are".

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 725 Manzanita Ave., P.O. Box 145, Manzanita, OR 97130
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Manzanita
  • Phone Number: 503-368-3700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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