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“You have got to try the Carmel Blu Dip sandwich!!!”
Review of Big Wave Cafe

Big Wave Cafe
Ranked #1 of 25 Restaurants in Manzanita
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Big Wave Café is a casual theme dock and farm to table restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner.
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The best French Dip sandwich EVER!!! They put carmelized onions on a pile ot roast beef topped with Blue Cheese on a Chibata bun with au jus to dip! Oh my Goodness!!! It was so good! I have never had such a delightful French Dip before!

The service was excellent. Our server, Carol, was so sweet and attentive. I wanted a salad instead of the French fries that my sandwich came with and she was happy to indulge me.

I will go back to the restaurant time and again! Nummmmmmmy is all that I can say!

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Thank jashleigh
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

the food is good and plentiful, nothing to write home about though. Its often also very chilly in there. Service is sketchy, hit or miss. All in all, a convenient place to grab a bite. Not a destination for us.

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Reviewed December 9, 2012

Living part-time in Cannon Beach we have enjoyed several breakfasts, lunches and dinners since our first visit just over a year ago, often with friends and have found The Wave to be a gem among restaurants on the Oregon north coast. Walking through the door the friendliness of the staff is immediately apparent and this carries over throughout the meal. The owners Brian and Carol have assembled a wonderful team making this a restaurant you want to return to. This evening among the entrees we devoured the Salmon fajitas stood out; 2 days ago at breakfast the Crab Benny was a showstopper. Try The Wave, you'll love it.

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1  Thank erroni
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Everything made in-house with as many fresh, NW sourced ingredients as possible. The pan fried oyster entrée is more than enough to fill the biggest eater (they were really well done and that's from a Louisiana guy), appetizer crab cakes and calamari were lightly prepared - not overly fried and very enjoyable. Kids enjoyed their mac and cheese and chicken fingers...could not get them to branch out into the multitude of regional offerings, though both were homemade. Dessert was cheesecake with a raspberry coulis and my wife had the CHOCOLATE cake. The chocolate flavor was that big. The raspberry coulis was my favorite item in an excellent meal (might sound odd, but it was just that good).

We enjoyed our dinner so much we returned a couple of mornings later for breakfast...equally impressive. Enjoy the coffee, which is roasted nearby and has a great flavor.

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2  Thank Jeremy W
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Brian has improved this restaurant and brought in a wonderful family friendly atmosphere with thoughtful delishious presentation of well liked foods.

We enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner on a regular basis and have found that we certainly have our favorites we like to eat over and over again! If you like chicken fried steak for breakfast, try theirs! Chicken nachos are a favorite when we aren't too hungry! Try spliting a Tsunami burger! Just delish! Nummmmmmy! Enjoy!

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Thank jashleigh
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