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Terra Cotta Cafe

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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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine cuisine in an unexpected place

We discovered this restaurant by chance: we were too late for the more popular restaurant a block away, and ended up very glad we had to switch. Positives: very fine original cuisine. Very reasonable prices for food and wine. Negative: menu choices limited (only becomes a problem if you return... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
AnonymousA8573ZN
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Reno, Nevada
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

What a cute place! We walked there from our hotel, and it was probably a mile. But it was an easy walk with really cute houses to look at. The restaurant is adorable, and the staff really awesome. They were packed and and it was fun to see a few couples that obviously came often enough that they had their... More 

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The West
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We appreciated the intimate dining experience that offered an interesting menu which satisfied my carnivore husband and my vegetarian preferences easily. I would recommend this restaurant. to anyone!

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We discovered this restaurant by chance: we were too late for the more popular restaurant a block away, and ended up very glad we had to switch. Positives: very fine original cuisine. Very reasonable prices for food and wine. Negative: menu choices limited (only becomes a problem if you return very often; we were in town for only two days).... More 

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Nehalem, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a quaint cafe with an eclectic menu on the horizon that is a big change from the usual here. There is an Asian influence on the menu & lunch is going to be an option soon. The steak dinner experience I there with my friend was wonderful with a bottle of wine as well.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I can't comment on the food because we actually never got a chance to eat here. We were celebrating a 40th birthday and arrived at our confirmed (by a phone voice mail) reservation time only to be told that we never made a reservation. We played back the voice mail message, to the person who actually left it (Henry), but... More 

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Cheyenne, WY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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