Coastal Dining Adventures

A spring trip along the Central Oregon coast promises not only spectacular ocean views but also a seasonal seafood adventure that will leave your taste buds tingling. Here are just a handful of our area’s favorite restaurants to consider during your next trip:

Ona, Yachats: Overlooking the Bay and the ocean in Yachats, Ona offers comfortable fine dining with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The menu reflects the Pacific Northwest’s bounty, featuring fresh seafood, farm-to-table produce, and globally inspired dishes. We recommend the Dungeness Crab Cakes, an award-winning local favorite.

Local Ocean, Newport: As you travel north to Newport, make sure to stop at Local Ocean, a seafood haven located on the historic Newport Bayfront. This restaurant combines the freshest catches with innovative culinary techniques, offering a dining experience that captures the essence of the Oregon coast. Dive into the Fishwives Stew, a hearty and aromatic broth showcasing the best of the ocean.

Clearwater, Newport: Just a stone’s throw away from Local Oceans, Clearwater boasts panoramic views of the Yaquina Bay and Bridge, providing a stunning backdrop for an unforgettable meal. You’ll also have a dockside view of the Newport Sea Lions which are always entertaining. Dive into crab season with the delicious Heirloom Tomato Dungeness Crab Burrata.

Restaurant Beck, Depoe Bay: Further up the coast to Depoe Bay, you’ll find Restaurant Beck. Chef Justin Wills uses the finest locally sourced seafood and farm ingredients and combines traditional and progressive cooking techniques to provide a playful yet artful dining experience. If you have the opportunity, try the Fresh Black Cod with smashed baby potato, buttermilk, beet puree, dill pollen, and dill frond.

Tidal Raves, Depoe Bay: For an unbeatable view and the perfect vantage point to watch whales during a delicious meal, make a stop at Tidal Raves in Depoe Bay. Known for its seafood-centric menu and warm, inviting atmosphere, Tidal Raves is a must-visit. For comfort food done their way, try the mac and cheese made with Dungeness crab, cavatappi, four cheeses, fresh basil, and served with seasonal vegetables.

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