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OleBob's Seafood Market and Galley Restaurant

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151 Howerton Way Ilwaco, Ilwaco, WA 98624
+1 360-642-4332
Sun 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Seaview, Washington
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small local fast food type of eatery, but funky and fun. Sit and face the beautiful Ilwaco harbor, enjoy a cold beer and a sunny day. The fish tacos are fresh and delicious, it is a fried food joint, so don't expect a vegan menu. Enjoy the Saturday Market while you indulge in fried calamari.

Thank wendell01
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Ole Bob's has a seafood market and a restaurant next-door. The seafood market was wonderful and had many types of fresh fish and fresh crab right from the ocean. The restaurant was excellent as well, I had the fresh halibut sandwich which was lightly breaded and very moist and flavorful. My husband had the oysters, which he said were outstanding!... More 

Thank sheadogOregon
Graham, Washington
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305 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is both a fish market and a small restaurant. Business was started several decades ago by "Ole Bob" and was operated by this family until just a couple years ago. Fish market has very good prices on in-season fish. Restaurant offers the normal fare of foods associated with beach communities, but at a lower price. Beer and wine available... More 

Thank ilwaco61
Sandia Park, New Mexico
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Had to stop here, as I am (also) Ole Bob. Wife had crab cakes with big chunks of crab, I had fish & chips. Very tasty, grabbed our own beer and soft drinks. Great view of the harbor and a welcome well-priced meal after having a very expensive and disappointing dinner in Ocean Park near Long Beach. Wish we had... More 

Thank bob d
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Great fresh seafood but I always find myself ordering the fish tacos the best I've had and the salsa is perfect!

Thank Wendy M
Tucson, Arizona
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Day trip to the coast from White Salmon WA. Looking for a local place for fresh fish/seafood. SO GLAD we stumbled on OleBob's! Right on the marina, not fancy, order at the counter. Specialty is their crab cakes. WOW! I've had crab cakes from the Atlantic to the Pacific....these were the best by far. Really had crab in them and... More 

Thank Donna T
East Wenatchee, Washington
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Yummy, really thick clam chowder that came with a warm, soft bread stick. Both super good for a very reasonable price. You could also get smoked salmon chowder and other seafood items. All reasonably priced. Great friendly people working there. Would definitely stop there again!

Thank Cindy D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Always a good stop for local seafood. Stopped by Saturday market and decided yo have lunch at OleBob's. Food was good as usual. Views are perfect with the Ilwaco harbor right out the window. Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Mary A
Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

If you like Fish and chips, you will like this place. However if you want to healthy grilled fish meal this is not the place for you. Nothing is grill. We had the crab melt, and it was good., it was at about $18

Thank Phoenix2-12
Richland, Washington
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

For years we've travelled to Ilwaco for fresh crab. This is our first time getting it at Ole Bob's. Young man cleaned them nicely & packed them in ice in our cooler. Took them home & had them for dinner with family. YUM!!!

Thank Harry G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $25
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Howerton Way Ilwaco, Ilwaco, WA 98624
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ilwaco
  • Phone Number: +1 360-642-4332
Enjoy fresh and local seafood in a casual setting with a great waterfront view of the marina.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?