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Sharks Seafood Bar and Steamer Company

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852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
+1 541-574-0590
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Casual & cozy mom & pop seafood restaurant est. 1995. Healthy, non-fried...
Casual & cozy mom & pop seafood restaurant est. 1995. Healthy, non-fried, perfectly cooked seafood. Prepared in unique steam kettles. Known especially for our tasty Cioppino and Seafood Entrees. "Finest Steamed Seafood on the West Coast" Fish & crab entrees, gumbo, curry. Fresh Willapa Bay Oysters, crab, shrimp, clams, salads. Gluten free choices. Beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner only, hours vary by season, Chk website for current. Enjoy our historic Newport Bayfront.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
You Must Experience the Fun of Sharks!

I took the advise of other TripAdvisors and had dinner at Sharks after a day of sightseeing in the Newport area... Wow! The food was A-Mazing and the owners charming and fun. The local fishermen stopped by during our visit and brought the fresh catch of the day right through the front door and to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
JMc61
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Mansfield, Ohio
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Mansfield, Ohio
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I took the advise of other TripAdvisors and had dinner at Sharks after a day of sightseeing in the Newport area... Wow! The food was A-Mazing and the owners charming and fun. The local fishermen stopped by during our visit and brought the fresh catch of the day right through the front door and to the chef. It's a small... More 

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london uk
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We drove from Vancouver, Canada down to SF having oysters wherever we could. This place produced by far the best - fresh, tasty and BIG. Family set up, just open in the evenings. Great happy service and frequented by locals.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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224 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We visited Sharks on a very quiet Sunday evening. The waitress was very pleasant, attentive and helpful. She recommended the Seafood Cobb salad which was completely unique and different from anything I've ever had. Sounded odd but it was delicious. My hubby had the cioppini and thought it was delicious as well. Overall it was a very good experience and... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Shark's is a small family operation that uses single-serve steam cookers developed for submarines which, as the chef says, are the perfect "soft" heat for seafood. The resulting flavors and textures are noticeably better than most other restaurant seafood, at least that we've had. We shared a shrimp cocktail, my sweetie had the cioppino and I had the curry -... More 

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Beaverton
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have been visiting Newport for decades and somehow have always passed right by this tiny little restaurant. It is easy to miss just as you turn the curve onto the Bay front, but don't pass it by. Sharks is small, but they offer big flavors. We stopped in for the Lemon Grass Curry fish stew and the Gumbo fish... More 

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New Delhi, India
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We visited this place in Mid May. After spending a few hours in the beautiful coastal town of Newport, we decided to have our lunch at "Sharks", which was mentioned by many of our friends. However, we had to wait for a long time as it opened only at 4.30 PM.There were many others in line waiting for food like... More 

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Cullowhee, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I LOVE Shark's, but this visit was the best of all. While their classic is Cioppino may be Shark's classic favorite, we ordered a Curry version. It was amazing! The only downside was that I ordered a Crown Royal whiskey that just didn't go down well with the curry. But, that's no one's fault but my own. The owner is... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This tiny restaurant consistently puts out great seafood meals. I had the cioppino tonight with a fruit plate on the side. Both were quite good. The place boasts a bubbly and frenetic wait staff of one who in addition provides a full bar service, so at times you might wait a bit, but not overly long. All is accomplished with... More 

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Newport, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

another experience that never disappoints. Food and service fantastic. We always bring out of town friends here...it is one the hallmark places to get fresh seafood and great personal service.

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What look somewhat like a dive from the outside provided our best seafood dinner in Newport. Great service from the wait staff. Two of us had the local specialty of Dungeness crab - it came already shelled and very flavorful. Two of us had just completed the marathon earlier in the day and had the cioppino. With the tender, flavorful... More 

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Additional Information about Sharks Seafood Bar and Steamer Company

Address: 852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: +1 541-574-0590
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-574-0590

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Casual & cozy mom & pop seafood restaurant est. 1995. Healthy, non-fried, perfectly cooked seafood. Prepared in unique steam kettles. Known especially for our tasty Cioppino and Seafood Entrees. "Finest Steamed Seafood on the West Coast" Fish & crab entrees, gumbo, curry. Fresh Willapa Bay Oysters, crab, shrimp, clams, salads. Gluten free choices. Beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner only, hours vary by season, Chk website for current. Enjoy our historic Newport Bayfront.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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