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Bowpicker Fish & Chips

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17th St. & Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best fish and chips I have ever eaten! Not cheap but well worth it. We stopped there for lunch while heading to celebrate our 30th Anniversary and were happy we got there about 10 minutes before the REALLY long line started. But, be prepared to wait for a bit...but it's well worth the wait.

Thank Peter F
Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just cannot get with the Tuna for chips...It came across as almost chewy, with the texture of McNuggets. Strange to me...I am from SF, and I think I know of the qualities people like in there Fish and Chips. I prefer a more tender, plump fish like Pollack, Haddock or Rockfish or Cod. The Chips were delicious, as was... More 

Thank Lisa B
Goldendale, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I thought the fish and chips were quite good, but not really the best in Astoria. They are made to order and the place is quite popular so prepare for a bit of standing in line wait.

Thank Kenneth H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a new local as of 9/24/16. I've heard so much about The Bowpicker, including the huge lines, so was pleased one weekday to see only about 3 people in line. I quickly made a u-turn and headed in their direction! The fish is tuna, which surprised me, since I've never had tuna in fish & chips. Usually, it's cod... More 

Thank Donna H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the wait in line..even in the rain. They have umbrellas great service great food! Closong in 5 minutes they will wait for you! !!!! :)

Thank christiannjessica
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't see one of these everywhere! If you want the unique experience of ordering fish-n-chips from a boat on land, you have to go to Astoria. Even if the food was horrible, this would be cool, but the food is just perfect for fish-n-chips lovers. Between this and places like Mary Todd Workers Tavern (a true dive bar), this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop in Astoria! Waiting in line is worth it for the best fish and chips anywhere!! Reasonable too!

Thank 408stant
Yakima, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This meal was the best fish and chips I've ever had. The fish wasn't greasy. The breading was light and tasty. The fries were perfect. I had to wait in line for about 30-40 minutes and it was 100% worth the wait.

Thank morena1178
Mount Vernon, Washington
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located opposite the Maritime Museum. Really good fish and chips. Served right out of the boat!

Thank skagittraveller
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 3 hour visit to the maritime museum, it was time for lunch. Right across the street is Bowpicker. Lets call it a food truck constructed out of an old boat. Checked the reviews and was surprised to see it rated #1 in Astoria. We waited in line for about 20 minutes but boy it was worth it! They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17th St. & Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?