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Review of Tidal Raves

Tidal Raves
Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Depoe Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Third time here, and haven't been dissappointed once. Everything spot on! Fabulous views, wonderful friendly service, and cuisine perfectly prepared. A view from every seat in the house. Today my crab and shrimp Mac and cheese was divine. I would of licked my plate if I could if. My husband reports his fish and chips melted in his mouth. Great beer and cocktail selection. We will definitely continue to dine here on future visits to the coast.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Definitely one of our favorite spots when we have a few extra bucks. I had a grilled wild salmon dish and my husband had a pesto pasta with clams sort of thing. Both were just perfect!

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We first visited Tidal Raves on our trip up the coast last year and we're pleased to find that the food and ambience are still as good as before. Have eaten here twice recently and every dish we've tried has been creatively prepared with fresh ingredients, nicely plated, and met our finicky expectations.

We always get a lasting impression of a restaurant by its salads: Do the greens and all the other ingredients, including the dressing, look and taste fresh and flavorful? Hard to understand supposedly upscale restaurants who sling bagged salad (you can always tell) with limp & slimy ingredients slopped with a commercial dressing, onto a plate for your first encounter at the table. Happy to say, Tidal Raves makes the effort to deliver a good first impression on this score.

Every fish dish we ordered (that's what we come for) tasted fresh and perfectly cooked (not overdone) with the really tasty sides.

The views from the windows overlooking Depoe Bay are not just lovely; we've easily seen whales close up to the cliff area below the restaurant. Such a fun experience to watch the whales while dining.

Parking isn't easy when it's crowded, but we've always found a place nearby on the street if the smallish parking lot is filled.

The service has been quick and efficient if not overly friendly. The staff seems to work at pace to cover the dining area. It's always been filled to capacity when we've been there, but I don't know about off-season. It seems to be a smoothly run operation, which as tourists we do appreciate. It's been a rare experience for us to find a restaurant which combines great views with really good food.

Thank waveloop
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday evening about 6:30 pm and had a short 10 minute wait. We were seated where we had a great view of the harbor. Our waitress was friendly but not attentive. She only came around when she had to.
We both ordered drinks and they were no good. Food ordered was the seafood pasta with alfredo sauce and fish &chips with a side of clam chowder. The pasta was good, the sauce was light. The chowder tasted fishy. The fish and chips were good but the coleslaw didn't.
I would have given an average rating had the drinks been decent and the waitress attentive.

Thank fencepost
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Interesting drink and meal menu. Very good food. only issue was wait time; would recommend reservations.

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Thank jerry448
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