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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Astoria, OR 97103-6221
+1 503-325-6777
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Ranked #4 of 81 Restaurants in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $32
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Tapas, Wine Bar, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Industry
Transit: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
Description: Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise
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115 reviews 115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

As the restaurant was very close to our hotel we had dinner here. Excellent location and there was a charming jazz group playing. Evening sun shining in, a cool bit of jazz and a good table upstairs overlooking everything. There is a very good menu and wine list - the wine was very good with some excellent advice from the... More

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Langley City, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We each ordered a cup of their clam and mussel chowder and then shared fish and chips because it came with four pieces of fish. We enjoyed both courses and the fish and chips was a very manageable portion, because neither of us would eat all four pieces.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful restaurant right on the waterfront with nice views both inside and out. The food selections are great especially is you like local, healthy, creative options. If you are vegetarian or vegan you have nice options here. You will most likely see the owner visiting among the diners to make sure they are satisfied with everything We... More

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Carlsbad, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We had spent a beautiful sunny day with crystal clear blue skies in this lovely town. We ended up coming to lunch at the Bridgewater Bistro. The owner himself seated us and told us that it was after lunch and before dinner so that had a menu for in between times. This was our second visit here and we were... More

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is a very popular place and serves good food and drink. Unfortunately they had a huge private party going on downstairs that night so we were stuck upstairs. The drinks were good but the dinners were so so and one was cold. We've had better dinners there previously so would try them again. An easy walk from our hotel,... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Ate a wonderful fresh coho salmon from the local Columbia river fishermen! Great atmosphere and service.

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Kimberley, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is built right on the Columbia River and serves local food mainly. The dinner menu is varied and offers items unique to the restaurant. Make a reservation to get a window view.

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138 reviews 138 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Six of us were having dinner. Four of us choose the pasta special with grilled chicken, one had the salmon and one had mac n cheese. The service was good, we all enjoyed the drinks we had but most of thought the price we paid for dinner, with a little bread service and no side salad or even side veggies... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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244 reviews 244 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Do we ever appreciate a restaurant that speaks gluten free! So many choices of what to have because all their fried items are gluten free to insure no cross contamination can take place. We were in heaven because of all the offerings, then went beyond heaven when the food arrived. Everything we had was incredibly tasty. We started with the... More

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We didn't expect it, but found ourselves with a 2008 Alyssa Dukes Pinot Noir in our gabd, wslking towards the Bridgewster Bistro. We concentrated st thec1st courses- Oysters shooters, hot prawns, whole lemon based marinated artichokes, slices of a pork tenderloin and tender but stiff Calamaris. Those were exceptionally . Recommended !!!

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