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Clearwater Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
325 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4509
+1 541-272-5550
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
325 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4509
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Clearwater Restaurant
1. Amazing Food!
"Amazing food, modern atmosphere, great view of the bridge and harbor"
Valerie V
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2. Best of Newport
"By far the best dinner we had in Newport."
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3. Sea Lions
"we were able to watch boats come and go, and TONS of sea lions played"
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Reviewed yesterday

My honest opinion is that the food overall is a bit overpriced but the restaurant is lovely, especially upstairs with the fireplace and blankets to cuddle in if you are cold, with a terrific bar area. The wait staff are very nice and it's always...More

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had two excellent meals — he had the seafood pasta and I had the salmon with Brussels sprouts — and we absolutely loved every bite. The salmon was served with mashed potatoes and the sprouts with a red wine reduction, which...More

Thank nddoreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here yesterday. My daughter had the noodles & I had the fish & chips. Both were great. Service was great and attentive.

Thank mkemmw
Janell G, Owner at Clearwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much mkemmw! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with amazing views. The restaurant feels open and relaxed, not overcrowded with too many tables and chairs. The staff from the hostess to your server to the table cleanup crew, are all very friendly and full of smiles. The restaurant is clean and...More

Thank JaneAustenFan
Janell G, Owner at Clearwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

JaneAustenFan Thank you!! So glad you like the Veggie Burger, it's my favorite veggie burger ever! And i'm thrilled your husband liked the Salmon Sandwich! Sorry for the long ticket times. We are working on getting a new system that will decrease the time it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh, local seafood. AMAZING atmosphere. Delicious specialty cocktails. 10/10 most definitely recommend! We visited the Clearwater during our pre-honeymoon stay in Newport. It came highly recommended from one of my husbands friends and also the concierge at our hotel. We made reservations for 8:00 on...More

Thank Matthew H
Janell G, Owner at Clearwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Congratulations Matt and Josh! Can't wait to see you again, and thank you so much for the wonderful review! I'll pass it on to Shannon C!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my moms birthday so we made a reservation at the Clearwater. The atmosphere is beautiful, comfortable clean with a trendy hip vibe. Your on the water more so next to the dock with all the sea lions. Great to watch along with the...More

Thank StellaRush
Janell G, Owner at Clearwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you StellaRush for your review, and Happy Birthday to your Mom!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful setting over the harbour complete with sea lions basking below and sswimming out to their own dinner. Service was excellent as was the food that was first class and with obviously fresh fish. It's busy so book or grab a pre...More

Thank RR694
Janell G, Owner at Clearwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you RR694!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. They were out of Crown Royal. My wife wanted crab and they were out of crab. I ordered filet Oscar it was the smallest steak I have ever had for $38 and not cooked well and tough. The...More

Thank jlafree12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of Crown Royal. Ordered Dungeness Crab, out of that to! Hello, we are on the ocean! How do run out of crab? Won’t be back to this one!

1  Thank cathyfreeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the cod and chips. Didn't like it. It had an odd taste to it. Turned out it was the breading. I don't think it was bad or anything it just tasted kind of "medicine like" that's the only way I can describe it it...More

1  Thank pityfullbird
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2018|
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Response from Dhiana2525 | Reviewed this property |
We had a wonderful meal here. Such a beautiful place and good service. Reasonably priced and quality food and drinks. I think it would be fun to celebrate here!
9 March 2017|
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Response from MrsDove16 | Reviewed this property |
It's on the spendy side in all honesty for what kind of dinner set up it is it's very reasonable , it's for good quality food. You pay for what you get in other words. It's seriously amazing and totally worth every price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-272-5550
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Breathtaking views of Yaquina Bay, Yaquina Bay Bridge and the Sea Lions. Comfortable, indoor and outdoor seating with the finest food on the coast! Fresh! Lunch, weekend breakfast, dinner and bar and lounge.
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