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657 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365
541 265 2979
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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    Very good
  • 107
    Average
  • 64
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  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We ate here twice on our trip. Restaurant was very clean and we got our food fairly quickly. The first time, Husband and I ordered the fish n chips, and it was just ok. Fish was chewy and it was breaded, not fried. Clam chowder was ok - i didn't finish mine because it had some grit to it that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice on our trip. Restaurant was very clean and we got our food fairly quickly. The first time, Husband and I ordered the fish n chips, and it was just ok. Fish was chewy and it was breaded, not fried. Clam chowder was ok - i didn't finish mine because it had some grit to it that... More 

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somewhere in oregon usa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Service is very great, place is always packed and after eating here, we don't know why. The food is less than average and I would rather go get a fish burger from McDonalds.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Come for the chowder and stay for anything else. The rare experience with great food is found here. We've been to the other Mo's in the area but it is great fun to go to the original.

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Armstrong, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Made a special stop to hit the original Mo's in Newport. Hauling a 36' trailer. Thank goodness it was April.... street was tight and hard to find parking. Can't imagine in high season. Quaint area... I think they could do a bit more on menus to talk about how Mo's started etc. No history really displayed. Love to know the... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a place that makes you feel very welcome. As a family we spend out day getting dirty and when we walk in here for dinner, we don't feel embarrassed! Prices and portions are good. Kids menu is good also. Fun gift shop to peruse if you find yourself in line. And, yes, the clam chowder is very yummy.

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Cascade, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stopped for chowder on a recent trip down the coast. The chowder was good and the service was very friendly. Would absolutely stop again!

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Mo's prides itself on it's "famous" Clam Chowder. In fact, there are several places on the coast that serve a richer, "clammier" clam chowder. Service is friendly and fast, but the food simply does not justify the long wait lines. Why not walk two blocks down the street and patronize "Ocean Bleu" for a better food experience?

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great service, incredibly fast for a sit down restaurant. Food was less than mediocre. Everything needed salt, and you can find much better seafood in Newort. We ordered fish'n'chips and the calamari dinner, not worth it. Also, not recommended for people who like a quiet atmosphere or who don't like to be surrounded by constant child noises.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stopped in fo classic fresh clam chowder and steamer clams. Plenty of open tables, yet we had to wait 10 minutes to be seated. The clam chowdwe was bland and the clams were not rinced well. Every clam came with bits of shells. Horrible experience!

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Richland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had to stop for the clam chowder. It was good. We lucked out and it wasn't too crowed so service was fast and the kids loved the sharks on their straws.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 657 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 541 265 2979

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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