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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Right across from the Cannery Pier Hotel, in a reconstructed cannery building, the Bridgewater Bistro offers delicious food, lovely music, and a beautiful, historic setting. We enjoyed a delicious dinner there. I had a salad with grilled wild salmon. My husband had the fish and...More

Thank CascadiaPNW
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a small restaurant with a limited menu but the food was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly and well informed on menu items. A fire in the fireplace on this cold February day.

Thank philipc262
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

A must visit if you are in Astoria. Under the bridge, by the water, and beautiful decor. Service was superb and food delicious. A special place for lunch or dinner. Good for couples, friends and business.

Thank drjasonclark
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Wanted a special place to celebrate my husband's birthday and Bridgewater was it in so many ways. Beautiful location below the Astoria bridge, fantastic service, and the food was amazing. Nice wine list too. Will definitely be back.

Thank AprilM420
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was an easy walk from our hotel and we were so pleased with our dinner. The service was wonderful and attentive. We choice the option of small plates and the steamer clams with sausage and beans was on the best clam dishes I've ever...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We spent a winter afternoon enjoying the view of the container ships entering the port. The service was good, friendly and informal. I had the crab and shrimp melt with fires. The fires were crispy and soft in the middle not greasy at all, some...More

Thank whitle2017
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We ate dinner here after a tiring day touring Northern Oregon and we had a fantastic experience. We were seated just after they opened for dinner, next to a window with a great view of the bridge and water. Service was quick, attentive and friendly....More

Thank mhkay
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We really enjoyed the ambiance of this restaurant in Astoria. Beautifully restored building. Great water views, multiple levels of dining space, plus an industrial yet cozy vibe. We ordered the special of the day, which was a Chicken Pot Pie. Delicious and rich. It was...More

Thank LisaT503
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Just a stone's throw from the Cannery Pier Hotel, the Bridgewater Bistro has nice views of the bridge and waterfront. The food was quite good, as was the service. Vegetarian options were underwhelming and overpriced. A great choice for seafood lovers, though. The ambiance is...More

Thank MarkMPDX
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Bistro exceeded out lunch expectations! The location is great, below the Astoria Bridge in an old cannery building. The staff was friendly, helpful and accommodating. The food....THE FOOD! Excellent large portion of fish/chips. Not greasy. The Salmon BLT so very delicious! The Crab and...More

Thank Madronex4
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Questions & Answers
21 July 2017|
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Response from Tony_Kischner | Property representative |
Reservations are not required for lunch or dinner, but always recommended during the summer season, especially for groups of 6 or more
28 March 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Sure is! 3-5 Monday through Friday
20 February 2017|
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Response from edeaton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do take walk-ins but a reservation is recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
  • Public Transportation: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-6777
  • E-mail
Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise
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