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Sharks Seafood Bar & Steamer

852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
+1 541-574-0590
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (147 reviews)
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“crab” (29 reviews)
04:15 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were visiting Newport and decided to try Sharks. What a wonderful decision. The Cioppino was so, so good. I ordered the clams and I wished I'd order the Cioppino that our friend ordered. The waitress was great. Nice cozy restaurant on a cool and...More

Thank higgins08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a cool place! We went back two nights in row, the food was so good. I have never done that in my whole life...We were greeted right away by the owner, Kaaren. She is so sweet, and seemed to know everyone's name. It wasn't...More

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress here was super old-school (like something out of a movie), but she was awesome (so friendly, nice, and service-oriented!) and the seafood here was fresh and amazing (and super reasonable, too). I had the seafood stew (so did my sister) and the kids...More

1  Thank whirldtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The smells in the restaurant made my mouth start watering as we waited for a seat . It is a tiny little place that packs HUGE flavor! We had both the catch of the day and a linguine dish.....both were excellent! Our neighbors at the...More

2  Thank Kimgeenie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE have always eaten here when in Newport. Tonight it was just in the OK category compared to what it has been in the past. The chappino did not have the fresh seafood taste & there were a few bones in the fish. Service was...More

2  Thank mkemmw
SharksSeafoodBar, Owner at Sharks Seafood Bar & Steamer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That is a pretty nasty comment but we are sorry you were displeased. I must add however that our seafood (Cioppino) is ALWAYS fresh and prepared exactly the same for 20 years. If you were dissatisfied it may have behooved you to politely mention it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place on Tripadvisor as #1 in Newport so decided to try it. Arrived around 6:30 pm before rush and was lucky enough to find 2 seats almost immediately. This place is very small and must have originally been a dive bar as about...More

Thank dpoulin100
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner on Sunday of Labor Day weekend and the food was great. Service while friendly and energetic was a little slow at times though it was expected as they filled to capacity about ten minutes after we were seated. Our table ordered the...More

1  Thank GaryS3543
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This is owner operated fully ! They source their ingredients VERY carefully. They take great pride in what they service and they have every single story imaginable from present day to years gone by. THAT is true character. Mind you, you have to get past...More

Thank Buzz D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice service and good food. If you sit at the top bar you can watch the chef cook. Very interesting and entertaining!

Thank GeorgH655
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

In fact, for seafood this is our all/time, top of the list favorite! We’re not fans of fried seafood...which hides not only the flavor, but the freshness of the seafood. Sharks is perfect... very fresh and everything is cooked with steam. We will drive 4hrs...More

Thank Judy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:15 - 21:00
16:15 - 21:00
16:15 - 21:00
16:15 - 21:00
16:15 - 21:00
16:15 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-574-0590
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Sorry, Closed for the 4th of July. Casual & cozy mom & pop seafood restaurant est. 1995. Healthy, non-fried, perfectly cooked seafood. Prepared in unique steam kettles. Known especially for our tasty Cioppino and Seafood Entrees. "Finest Steamed Seafood on the West Coast" Fish & crab entrees, gumbo, curry. Fresh Oysters, crab, shrimp, clams, salads. Gluten free choices. Beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner only, hours vary by season, Chk our website or FB for current info. Enjoy our historic Newport Bayfront.
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