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Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe

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1493 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
+1 503-338-7473
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Warrenton, Oregon
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is in a great location, and they have great food. We love breakfast here, but lunch is good too.

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Thank Gilbert F
Cambutal, Panama
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

The title says it all. Worst vegan food on the planet, worst service on the coast and frankly that takes an awful lot for me to say. Save your money unless you are an alternative lifestyler who goes to a restaurant in your PJs or worse.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Typically I grab a cup of coffee and a cinnamon roll at the Blue Scorcher. My most recent visit included a sandwich, which was excellent. The service was excellent and the environment is comfortable and relaxed.

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Thank Scott S
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Laid-back coffee-house atmosphere . Music not intrusively loud. Rather limited menu, but all "fresh" food, with home-baked breads. Small kids menu is available, pbj, mac and cheese etc. The PBJ had sunflower butter on it, which threw my son for a loop. They have a kids play area. Kitschy decor. They expect you (it is expected, specifically) to self-bus your... More 

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Thank Sean M
BlueScorcher, Owner at Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Sean, Our mission is to serve delicious, organic food; foster joyful work for our employees; and build our community. I can see that some of the ways we approach the fulfillment of our mission were a little disappointing for you. Every ingredient used in our foods, breads, pastry, chocolate, and coffee is specifically sourced for quality, wholesomeness, and sustainability.... More 

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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Ok, my title really is unfair because this is the ONLY place we've ever had breakfast in Astoria. We wandered around a bit many years ago, found this and are now attached to it like we have an umbilical cord.... Kind of a hippy-esque environment (in that they are friendly, kind, sort of whole grain, good vibe, good coffee, too... More 

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Thank abearfellow
Fairview
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

The line moves fast and the wait was worth it. Pastries are delicious. It's proximity to Fort George doesn't hurt either.

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Thank Jeff S
Goldendale, Washington, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

I loved the choices of breakfast items when I last visited Astoria. There was a line, but not overly long and went fast. It is order at the counter, then sit for service.

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Thank Kenneth H
Portland, Oregon
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494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

So crowded for lunch, fabulous vegetarian offerings, good bread and great baked goods. Everything is so beautifully presented it is hard to choose. Bear claw so tasty with an unusual amount of almonds and almond paste, but smaller than usual also 4 dollars. Baguette was 5 dollars and although very good and crisp, yet chewy 4$ would have been fair.... More 

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Thank tiredandtravelled
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

A pleasant, rustic place to find tasty gluten-free baked goods, a light meal, and great tea. My friends also really loved their coffee as well as tasty conventional baked goods too. The salad I had was a special treat. Service was very friendly and helpful. They even have a nook for children. For simple eats, one could not ask for... More 

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Thank oldgrowth-pdx
Hesperia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stopped in for a snack and a cup of Joe. The ambiance is slightly rustic industrial. There is ample seating for large groups. The bakery offers gluten free bread and a small array of healthy treats. The coffee was very good, and the staff is very friendly and informative. We would come here again.

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Thank Nana G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1493 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-338-7473

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