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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“mussel chowder” (42 reviews)
“mayan salad” (25 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed yesterday

Just stopped in for a quick bite. I had Hungarian mushroom soup, which was quite good. Husband had clam chowder which he didn't think was very good. He did have a pecan-flavored porter craft beer which was quite good. Restaurant situated on an old what's....More

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have given this place many chances to change my mind. The food is fine and view is find. However, every time I've been there either for lunch, dinner or cocktail. The greeter was rude, the other non-servers were quick to make many odd excuses....More

Thank Brightside2015
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to post a comment on Trip Advisor. I am happy that you have enjoyed our food and our view, but sorry you feel you have not been well treated by our staff on more than one occasion. This is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Three generations of us were here for Thanksgiving Dinner. Everything was terrific and the staff was friendly. The bridge view was enhanced by several ships coming in.

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be our 6th and probably, best ever visit to the Bridgewater Bistro. I only went with my two children (as my wife was away on a business trip) and were seated upstairs where we enjoyed the view, linen tablecloths and warm, friendly service....More

Thank PDXPortland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're so glad Bridgewater is thriving! Staff are always friendly & attentive. View is spectacular but best of all? The overall ambiance is 'adult' -- jazz trio Sunday morning was delightful however their musical fare still allowed intimate dining conversation with my companion. Brunch was...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thanksgiving menu provided plenty of tasty options for turkey lovers and others. The turkey and traditional sides were well-received and the salmon was done to perfection. The cranberry relish was so good that it deserves to stay on the menu past the holiday. Service...More

Thank WildRose79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With salmon cooked to perfection, select slices of turkey led, buttery mashed potatoes, amazing squash soup, a light cranberry salad and the usual accompaniments of the holiday, we loved our dinner. The crowd was agreeable, too — families, older couples, infants, and no drama whatsoever....More

Thank KH11001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accidentally found this place and stopped for lunch on a Friday. Had great soup and salad choices. I believe all tables have a water view. Went back on Sunday for brunch with friends and had great food again and enjoyed the musicians who were there...More

Thank carolmK3397WF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant's location is superb -- right next to the Astoria bridge with a stunning view of the water and the bridge. Both the outside deck and the entire interior of the restaurant is gorgeous, the lighting is warm and rich, and the food and...More

Thank JGFrankPortland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

service was good (hardly anyone in the restaurant though); food was good although a bit pricey. The restaurant is right under the Astoria Megler Bridge and on the river.We had a regular dinner there and also an evening light snack of crab cakes one evening...More

Thank Kuukama
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Questions & Answers
July 21, 2017|
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Response from Tony_Kischner | Property representative |
Reservations are not required for lunch or dinner, but always recommended during the summer season, especially for groups of 6 or more
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Sure is! 3-5 Monday through Friday
February 19, 2017|
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Response from edeaton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do take walk-ins but a reservation is recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
  • Public Transportation: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-6777
  • E-mail
Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise
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