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Griff's On The Dock

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490 Dock Rd, Port Orford, OR 97465
(541) 332-8985
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: small restaurant located right on the dock - fresh and delicisiou seafood...
small restaurant located right on the dock - fresh and delicisiou seafood right off the boats..
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What a windy place!

The food is average. That is the most windy place I've been to in years. I had trouble getting the car door open and walking the wind was so strong. The food is nothing to get excited about. I would not go back for the food.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
ieatoutlots
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Brookings, Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brookings, Oregon
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The food is average. That is the most windy place I've been to in years. I had trouble getting the car door open and walking the wind was so strong. The food is nothing to get excited about. I would not go back for the food.

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Reno, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Looks like a hole in the wall but great food! They serve what is currently available. We had oysters (from Coos Bay) and snapper. The restaurant is on the harbor.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have been eating at Griff's on the dock since we moved to Gold Beach in 2005. What I had, prawns cocktail, was better than before the storm, as where the fish and chips my friend had. Chippino has lost some of its luster over the years, but is still on my radar as a future meal.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Their building on the dock was damaged in a recent storm and is under repair. Meanwhile the Crazy Norwegian on Main Street has excellent food and is for sale!

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tchrs
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257 reviews 257 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Griffs is in a fantastic location right on the dock in Port Orford. They only have a few tables and offer lots of very fresh fish. The whole place might sit only 25 people with only about 1/2 of those having a great view - reservation! - so planning is necessary. The food is a bit high and one needs... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

In exploring the Oregon Coast drove down to the dock in Port Orford and stumbled upon Griff's. The most phenomenal Cioppino I've ever had! Quaint ambiance, view of the stormy crashing waves, friendly service and atmosphere and excellent food.

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North Bend, Oregon, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

me and the girlfriend ended up going to griffs because it was the only place open other than the red fish we both got the 3 piece fish and chips the fish had a off taste to it ...and the frys looked and tasted like something id buy at the store we ended up both getting sick

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Davenport, Iowa
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166 reviews 166 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a teeny tiny spot that maybe holds 30 (I could be exaggerating) people including the wait staff of two and a couple cooks! Menu is almost exclusively fish...I had a bowl of tomato based fish soup that was very good but pricy at $15. Location on the dock makes for a scenic lunch.

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Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

right on the dock and food was fantastic! Will definitely return here for a dinner and order the fresh cioppino!

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Ogden, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was neat parking on the dock and being able to see all the boats and the rocky areas beside the dock. We went into Griff's and were initially put off by the staff. They didn't seem like they wanted us to be there. We both got the fish and chips and they were good. They had a nice thin... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 490 Dock Rd, Port Orford, OR 97465
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Port Orford
  • Phone Number: (541) 332-8985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

small restaurant located right on the dock - fresh and delicisiou seafood right off the boats..

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