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The Bay House

5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
+1 541-996-3222
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“duck” (45 reviews)
“sorbet” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary with an amazing meal, superb service and a lovely view at The Bay House. We decided to select the tasting menu, which gave us the opportunity to enjoy every delectable dish on the menu. It was outstanding - the salmon, the...More

Thank olysupermom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location on the bay is beautiful! We sat at the bar because we did not have reservations and they were full. The host was welcoming and gracious. The bartender made a perfect dirty martini and was nice as could be. We had the crab...More

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great servers and great view. Get the 5 course wine and food pairing. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lounge has an outstanding view with comfortable seating. Very pleasant atmosphere. The food choices in the bar are limited but everything is excellent. A very good, upscale restaurant. One of the best restaurants in the area!

Thank PaddyCakeOregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, tasty and different food selections. Special on a 3 course meal. Service is always good.

Thank Maxandzoe2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations at The Bay House for my birthday/25th anniversary dinner. The host was warm and seemed genuinely glad to see us. Our server, whose name I don't remember - I'm sorry, helped us make wine selections and explained the menu. We chose to...More

Thank Minidriver64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. Beautiful setting. Beautiful restaurant. Wonderful service. Excellent food presented beautifully. Great wine. We loved everything about it. The duck was superb. The scallops were huge and tender. Salmon was delicious and oh my, the bread pudding. Worth every penny.

Thank barbdpayne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful anniversary celebration at the Bay House. We were greeted at the door and then given a choice of tables. Once seated, our table received a sprinkle of Happy Anniversary confetti. The Bay House has a HUGE wine selection by the glass,...More

1  Thank cdkhall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is lovely and varied. The wait staff is professional and attentive. The view is serene and beautiful.

1  Thank ymzadi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken care of personally, professionally and kindly by the staff and seated by a window for a lovely view. The wine list was great. The food was perfectly fine and adequately executed, yet totally unremarkable or memorable.More

Thank SAWriter
Stephen W, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, SAWriter! Aaa, thanks?? I'm not sure what the take-away is for me on this, but thank you so much for your kind words. I'm kinda confused on the "Writer" part considering the compliments and the lack of detail on whatever issue might have caused...More

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Questions & Answers
Joan H
25 April 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hello! The Bay House serves dinner Wednesdays-Sundays year-round. We open the lounge at 5:00 pm, and dinner service begins in the dining room at 5:30. I hope to welcome you soon. Cheers! Steve Wilson Proprietor
Andrea D
4 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for being in touch! Regarding a dress code, we really don't have one, although shirt and shoes are required at every restaurant in the state. On any given evening, we get everything from tuxedos to jeans, so... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from InnkeeperSandra13 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely reservations highly suggested for main dining room. Haven't tried the lounge so don't know about that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$72
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
    (Southwest Jetty)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Lincoln City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-996-3222
  • E-mail
Since 1978, The Bay House has endeavored to be the best restaurant possible, providing first-class service and creative, fresh, honest food and drink in a gorgeous coastal setting. Recently designated as one of only two AAA 4-Diamond Award restaurants in Oregon, the focus remains on world-class hospitality.
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