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“Crab Soup- must try”

Local Ocean Seafoods
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Ranked #2 of 114 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed November 26, 2013

In the several trips we made to see our daughter on the Oregon Coast, we always make it a point to stop at Local Ocean. The good never disappoints, seeing the boats docked across the street is a plus, and the Dungenous Crab Soup is as good as some of the best New England Clam chowders I have enjoyed on the east coast. A bit pricey but it is seafood and it is worth it.

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Thank Donald W
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Great service and awesome food. My wife has never liked Crab until she tried the Crab soup here.The food doesn't get any fresher or tastier than this.

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1  Thank Derek L
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Loved the fish tacos, with just a nice bite of spice, and the wraps. The salads are crisp and fresh. The restaurant has a nice waterfront view and is bright and airy. On warm summer days, the windowed doors are rolled up and a lovely sea breeze riffles in. Highly recommended!

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1  Thank Nancy O
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

I have visited Newport many times and in the past, the rather distant past, I favored the no longer existent The Whale's Tale. Local Ocean Seafoods not only fills this culinary vacancy but offers a far superior range of fresh seafood than was available at The Whale's Tale. Although the surroundings are a bit rough, more seafood raw bar than dining room, the excellent food, superior service, and fair price more than make up for such a "deficiency." However, the ambiance is worth keeping in mind. If you are hoping for a romantic and intimate dining experience Local Ocean Seafoods is not for you.
The restaurant also operates a fish market on site for those who wish to prepare a seafood dinner at home.

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Thank Justvisiting1950
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

Local Ocean Seafoods does not need anyone helping send people their way because the place is packed. Of course, it is tiny and that adds to the difficulty in getting a table. We were on our way from Portland to Bandon and decided to take the Pacific Coast Highway. Luckily we decided to stop at Newport for lunch and immediately saw a crowd around Local. We were told they had a 30-45 minute wait and texted us when our table was ready. In the meantime we walked about the charming harbor and took in the sites of the spectacular WPA-built bridge. The food was amazingly fresh. One friend had the fish and chips, another had salmon salad and I had the crab po'boy. All were exceptional. On our return trip to Portland we timed our lunch stop to enjoy Local again! We were lucky to arrive just as they were preparing fried oysters for a benefit that evening and were seated at the bar overlooking the kitchen. Not only did we watch them fry the huge amount of oysters, we watched them prepare our lunch. All three of us had the crab soup - not to be missed. I had the halibut special and it was definitely special. My friends had the crab po'boy because I had raved about it. Next trip to Bandon I'll definitely stop in Newport for lunch!

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Thank Soonergolf
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