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Bridgewater Ocean Fresh Fish House and Zebra Bar

1297 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
+1 541-997-1133
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1297 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoyed this restaurant on our last trip and decided to stop again this year. It was a good decision. There is a nice variety of items on the menu and The Zebra Bar within is popular as well. On this visit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this restaurant! I live in Florence and, this is my favorite restaurant. The chowder is excellent. All of the different meals I have ordered here have been great!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AmannTmann
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a favorite place for visitors and many locals. The restored Victorian era building and nice décor is inviting. Gourmets might pass this place for another. The food is very good but not great. Seafood items are some of their better choices and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 651Eddie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant wad recommended by our son who lives here. It was the best fish I've ever eaten! Crunchy golden fish batter. Large portions. Delicious tarter sauce. Wish I had a plate in front of me right now! Civil war game going on at the bar....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank V8122YBsusanh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Host/Hostess were awesome which is why I have rated this place with 3 stars. Otherwise, food was very disappointing. Maybe it’s our fault for ordering Halibut. Fish was so dry and overcooked with no flavor. I would have expected so much more for a plate...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rusty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in - no reservation - friendly greeting - I had 6 oyster as a starter - my wife skipped the starter - shared a steam pot as a main. Wonderful ambiance - great efficient friendly lady waitress. Food and the wine by the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WNO2011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent chowder,salmon and mandarin salad. Staff was friendly and very helpful. We have eaten here several time and every time everything has been excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mauimamaEugene_Or
Reviewed November 8, 2018

What Great Food and get the appetizer onion rings they are yum yum for your tum tum but remember they are much bigger that you think so be careful or you won't have enough room for you meal! The service was amazing and I recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank davidflock1967
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We were here for a conference and on a night off we explored a little. One person had eaten here and recommended the ocean food chowder so we chose to give it a try. The chowder was amazing. Also ate the Trio - fish and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jondeveaux42
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Bridgewater has great food and the location is wonderful. It is not on the river but right across from it and is in beautiful downtown Florence, OR. There is a wonderful city park/viewing area across the street.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Don H
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Patricia B
July 16, 2018|
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Response from 651Eddie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a large restaurant and is very family orientated. See menu on their website.
July 11, 2018|
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Response from riverguy99 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen a few outdoor tables (on the sidewalk) from time to time and some of the people there had dogs with them. Why not phone the restaurant?
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Melody B | Reviewed this property |
The Bridgewater does have a few tables covered with umbrellas for outdoor seating in particular in the summer months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1297 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 541-997-1133
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Eclectic cuisine featuring healthy freshly prepared house made choices. Steaks, seafood, salads, pasta, pizza, vegan . Fun specialty drinks & huge wine selection. Micro brews.
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