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“Upscale, great food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Surfside Restaurant and Lounge

The Surfside Restaurant and Lounge
88416 1st Avenue, Driftwood Shores Resort, Florence, OR
541-997-8263
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Ranked #31 of 72 Restaurants in Florence
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Calgary, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Upscale, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Upscale restaurant – I felt a bit out of place in my jeans and T-shirt, but hey, we didn't have that much space on the motorcylce for fancy duds! Dinner was excellent and the menu had lots of variety (try anything seafood). Reasonably priced and nobody looked askance at my clothes, so it was all good. The restaurant is right on the beach, so you get a spectaular view with dinner. Our server, Michelle, was very friendly and efficient.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Florence, Oregon
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115 reviews 115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Great Menu food and a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

Our first time here. We were very impressed by the great menu selections as there were at least six things either of could like. Settled on the salmon and Morracan Chicken...both excellent. Our table had a terrific ocean view as do almost all of them. Very reasonably priced and good service. We will be BACK!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Springfield, Oregon
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39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“An ocean view to enjoy with excellent food & service !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We ate dinner and breakfasts (2) at the Surfside. The servers were excellent, the water glasses were filled often, the menu is extensive and the food well prepared and tasty. The prices are appropriate for a variety of items.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“not good”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

In short,
Bad food and worst service and you pay for it! LOL

  • Visited March 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“New chef, great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Never hurts to give old restaurants "one more try". We'd been to the Surfside last year, and were very disappointed with the food. But they've got a NEW chef, and he really knows what he's doing. Tried the calamari, and it was cooked to perfection. The marionberry cheesecake is pretty darn good, too. Very reasonable prices. Oh yes, don't forget the view - the only place in Florence where you can watch the ocean while you eat - without getting sand or rain in your food. Get your table before sunset, it's always gorgeous.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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