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Bell Buoy of Seaside

1800 S Roosevelt Dr, Highway 26 / 101 and Ave S, Seaside, OR 97138-6518
+1 503-738-6348
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab melt” (31 reviews)
“waffle fries” (20 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (33 reviews)
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1800 S Roosevelt Dr, Highway 26 / 101 and Ave S, Seaside, OR 97138-6518
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to walk into! Nice and clean! We went in the day before Thanksgiving and the staff were very welcoming! Smelled fresh and clean. Our first time there and we didn't know what to expect. We bought to crabs and they were...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped into the fish market for some Dungeness crab meat. I saw they offered a large crab cocktail for only $9.99. Crab meat which included several big crab legs along with a tasty cocktail sauce served with crackers and a plastic fork made this...More

Thank DewPortland
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The freshest fish and chips you’ll find, as it is next to a well known fish market in Seaside. If the weather is good, you can sit at the picnic tables next to the river below. Otherwise, there are several tables inside this small restaurant.

Thank InlovewithOregon
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Best seafood market to get fresh fish, crab, shrimp and clams for lunch/dinner. Always fresh and top quality. Small restaurant on site is good for a quick bite if you don't want to cook.

Thank Swrightcgi
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered almost one of everything on the menu, and it was delicious. The owner and his wife were so kind, and accommodating. The atmosphere is fun, and the food is amazing. Loved it!

Thank Niki J
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I always pick up fresh crab from the Bell Buoy when I'm in Seaside. It may be pricey, but it is so good. The front staff are pleasant but the owner is a bit of a grump. I broke down infront of his parking spot...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Bummer the salmon was fried, but it was amazing; I'm only being picky and I'm sorry. The crab cakes were killer. They had phatty juicy oysters.

Thank Ramblinmanandwoman
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the little storefront to pick up goodies for the trip home. So many seafood treats to choose from! Smacked on salmon jerky for the road; O. M G

Thank scrappinbug
Reviewed 12 August 2017

You always hear about finding great local places that are unassuming, and this is that place. Crash fish from the fish market on site. The clam chowder was excellent. We had a bunch of the items on the menu and all were great. Oysters, fish...More

1  Thank Rcr883
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Stopped here for lunch on a recent trip to the Oregon coast. We been here previously for the seafood market and their canned goods, but this was our first time in the restaurant. The restaurant is in a seperate building from the market, it is...More

2  Thank Jonathan D
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6 October 2016|
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Response from LoryGene54 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Christina - lucky you - Christmas is Seaside!! I believe many of the restaurants will be open Christmas Eve (dine early as many will also close early). I know that we have had Christmas Eve dinner at Norma's Seafood... More
2 July 2015|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
The crab, shrimp, oysters are sold fresh to take home from their store next door, along w other NW fish. The cafe cooks the same fish . You could ask when there to guarantee what you want is local .
6 April 2015|
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Response from Jon H | Property representative |
California starts on Nov. 15, Oregon's traditional start is Dec.1, sometimes the Dec.15th if the crab isn't full. This has been a really poor season as far as volume of crab, so the price is up. Boats were getting over 9... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 S Roosevelt Dr, Highway 26 / 101 and Ave S, Seaside, OR 97138-6518 (Formerly Bell Buoy)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 503-738-6348
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