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2 nights in Astoria...

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2 nights in Astoria...

My wife and I will be driving down from Seattle to stay a couple of nights in Astoria at the Cannery Pier. Advice on nearby restaurants? I'm a history buff so advice on Lewis and Clark?

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1. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

For Lewis & Clark, the best place to go is across the river to Cape Disappointment. They have an excellent interpretive center there. Fort Clatsop is a re-creation of L&C's camp but does not have nearly the information as Cape D.

I'm sure syrahgirl will be popping in here to give you restaurant suggestions but I will suggest you steer clear of the Ship Inn ;-)

For a teeny slice of Oregon history, although not L&C, just south of Cannon Beach is Hug Point:

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2. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

Your choice of hotel is excellent. Do you like beer? If so try wet dog or forte George for beers. Also ask at the hotel for restaurant advice. They are very nice and helpful, they also have a classic car and a driver to drive you to your destination which is free !

Are you driving onto cannon beach ? Recommended .

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3. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

Cannery Pier is a good choice for hotel. Bridgewater has great food and an outstanding view.

Cannery Pier Hotel @ 10 Basin Street, Astoria, OR 503 - 325 - 4996.

http://www.cannerypierhotel.com/

Bridgewater Bistro @ 20 Basin Street, Suite A, Astoria, OR 503 - 325 - 6777.

http://www.bridgewaterbistro.com/

Cannery Cafe @ 1 6th Street, Astoria, OR 503 - 325 - 8642.

http://www.cannerycafe.com/

Clemente's Restaurant @ 1198 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR 503 - 325 - 1067.

http://www.clementesrestaurant.com/

Silver Salmon Grill @ 1105 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR 503 - 338 - 6640.

http://www.silversalmongrille.com/

Edited: 3:33 pm, February 12, 2012
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4. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

Thanks to all. Very helpful...and yes, I like beer as well as wine!

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5. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

There are several wonderful places to dine in Astoria! Bridgewater Bistro is one of our favorites, it is right by your hotel. The food is very good and the views of the Columbia River are so pretty. They offer a nice variety of menu items. The Seafood Chowder is not to miss here and the desserts are also excellent. Ask your server for the specials for the day.

We recently dined at Columbian Cafe (we have been several times over the years) and were very impressed with the food quality there. Sit at the bar and watch the chef cook. Marco is very friendly and loves to chat with the customers. Everything is very fresh and wonderful and Columbian Cafe. The Pot de Creme for dessert is phenomenal.

Some other favorites: Ship Inn (excellent fish n chips), T Pauls' Supper Club, Drina Daisy, Rio Cafe, Silver Salmon Grille and if you like Italian food, Fulios is outstanding. It is my favorite all-time Italian restaurant and we dine out alot. Another great place is Baked Alaska. We recently dined there and it has improved very much over the past few years. You will have beautiful views of the river at Baked Alaska. Astoria really has so many wonderful places to dine! If you like clam chowder, go to Rogue Public Ale House on Pier 39. Again.... beautiful river views. Bon Apetit! :)

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6. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

Aside from Fort Clatsop and Cape Disappointment, which are both good choices for history buffs, you should check out the Historic Area at Fort Stevens State Park, near Warrenton. Originally built durring the Civil War to protect the mouth of the Columbia River, this fort was in continual use until after WWII.

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7. Re: 2 nights in Astoria...

Drive on Cannon Beach?

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