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Nelscott Cafe

3237 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1925
+1 541-418-5476
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3237 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1925
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Nelscott is located toward the south end of Lincoln City. It's in a little strip of 7-8 businesses, located in a building that feels like a house. The food is really good, and they have some unusual offerings. It's fresh and fast, and on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice breakfast here on a rainy Halloween morning. It wasn’t crowded at all due to being an off season weekday. The menu offerings were traditional and some were very different. Some of the ones other reviewers have mentioned like the wipeout...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Nelscott Cafe quickly became one of my favorite places to have breakfast when I lived in Lincoln City. The staff is SUPER helpful and friendly and the atmosphere is cozy and laid back.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank melmn22
Reviewed October 10, 2018

When we arrived we were told the wait might be 30 minutes. We chose to wait in our car outside and about 15 minutes later were summoned inside to our table. The menu has some eclectic choices as well as the usual breakfast choices. Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Logan H
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The staff at the Nelscott make you feel welcome right from the start. We came for breakfast and found the portions so big that we skipped lunch.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast and checked menu online.The item I wanted was $7.95 online and when I ordered it this morning it was $12. Coffee is $3. Food was ok but overpriced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The food was great, the staff very attentive and caring. We were seated immediately on a busy Sunday morning. The restaurant is very small, so our seats were in an area below the stairs, but we were hungry, and comfortable, so we didn't really mind....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DebraL97702
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This cafe is small but has a great menu and excellent food. Our server was super friendly. Oh - they also have a section on the menu for canines!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RoadCaptainRoss
Reviewed September 10, 2018

From the minute we walked in the door you could tell this was going to be a great experience! Smiling staff! The menu is great! We had the Wipe Out & a Breakfast bowl. Huge portions and delicious! "Auntie" as they call her there...such a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank christine n
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Don’t miss this place if you live In, or visit Lincoln City. They always make you feel at home! They are happy to accommodate special requests- this place will do everything to make guests feel at home 🏡. The food is terrific. This time I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Margaret R
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Gayle H
August 4, 2017|
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Response from Debimlee | Reviewed this property |
No. It is very small and no room to bring a dog of any kind.
Ruby Q
July 16, 2017|
Response from ZuZu1947 |
We were there August, 2018 No gluten free options, but willing to substitute fruit for bread at breakfast—but they only had orange slices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3237 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1925
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Lincoln City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-418-5476
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Breakfast and lunch 7 to 3 Thursday thru Monday. Closed Tuesdays. We offer traditional breakfast and lunch fare at reasonable prices with great service.
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