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“Wish we could give 6 stars”
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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Big Wave Café is a casual theme dock and farm to table restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner.
Reviewed April 22, 2013

For a cafe this place is out of this world. If in the area we would try to stop in for breakfast, and we did April 20th. After watching and talking to the staff we decided to come back for a dinner that night, we are so glad we did, as it was out of this world. Right from the salad for the wife and clam soup for me we knew it was a night we'll remember. When was the last time you had the chef come out and ask you how you liked the meal? Have the wait staff check on your needs several times during the meal? How about the the chef wave at your and ask you to come back again? All I can say if your anywhere in the area of Manzanita and want a meal to die for this is the place. Might want to arrive a little early, people had to wait a little for an empty table, but as I said it was worth it.

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Thank Earl B
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Our hotel receptionist recommended the Big Wave Cafe. Great choice! This is a very sleek classy- looking restaurant. Our waitress was attentive and helpful. The halibut was delicious! The triple berry crisp was so yummy! We highly recommend this cafe!!

Thank Kathi L
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

The desserts were the best part. Our fish (salmon and halibut) were overcooked and flavorless. The salad was too iceberg-ey The staff was friendly.

Thank HappytoSail
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

We're so glad our first restaurant choice was closed. We were a bit hesitant to visit The Big Wave because of some of the 3 & 4 star reviews, but we're glad we ate there! We ordered the fresh salmon fajitas (amazing), and halibut fish and chips. The fish and chips were very fresh, yummy, and came with a wonderful micro-greens salad. The food was great. The atmosphere was lovely, very clean, and family oriented. We'll definitely return.

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Thank Anita29987
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Predictable but reliable with lots of breakfast selections. Didn't have lunch or dinner there. Service was just average, polite but maybe not as attentive to coffee refills as you would expect. I would go back there.

Thank denisew15
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