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The Bay House

5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
+1 541-996-3222
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time local for my wife’s Birthday! Wanted something special so we made reservations. When we arrived we almost walked into the service entrance because of signage issues. Great reception and an excellent table with a prime view of the bay! Great wine selection along...More

Thank Monte W
Stephen W, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Monte W., I'm so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to The Bay House. Try as we do to make every guest's visit to the restaurant a wonderful experience, it's always disappointing to learn that we have failed to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating our 40th anniversary on the coast and our amazing daughter called and said she had made reservations for us at the Bay House in Lincoln City. Not knowing what to expect we went with a little apprehension. We were met with the...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is lovely - quiet, elegant but not fussy. We were greeted nicely and the service was excellent. The menu is small (I appreciate that because the chef can concentrate on making everything well). We ordered a variety of appetizers - pork belly, beet...More

1  Thank CharlotBabette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How have we missed this place? The unassuming exterior leads you into a lovely dining area where windows open onto the views of Seitz Bay. Service-A+ The service began at the door where we were greeted by a friendly energetic server/host who took us to...More

2  Thank YvonneP683
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve runs a first class operation. The food, beverages and service are unsurpassed. The facilty is in a beautiful location and the interior is impeccably decorated. You are never rushed regardless of how long you choose to dwell.

1  Thank netbiz2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every single time--friendly, welcoming service, wonderful food and great drinks. Beautiful art, spotless restrooms, awesome view. They have it all. The menu is always interesting and there's something for everyone. Try it if you haven't.

1  Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another annual trip to the area and another visit to the Bay House. We again went for the three-course dinner in the lounge. This time we ordered the steak option, and again the wine pairings. Everything was as good as it could be--and the staff...More

1  Thank DeHypnotist
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I felt absolutely pampered by the owner Steve and our waiter! They saved a special table in the corner by the window and then came and sprinkled confetti that said "Happy Anniversary!" Our drinks and meal was amazing as well as the...More

2  Thank Becky98
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I rarely if ever re-review a restaurant, however three years after our first experience at the Bay House in October 2014, we returned for our 51st wedding anniversary. We were greeted by Steve who was as cordial as we remembered, and had spread small "Happy...More

3  Thank wanderers1001
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My wife and I just celebrated her birthday at The Bay House. We had the prix fix menu which has five courses. I found the restaurant online when I was looking for a nice place with a view. Even though the reviews were strong, I...More

4  Thank wcwarden
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Joan H
26 April 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hello! The Bay House serves dinner Wednesdays-Sundays year-round. We open the lounge at 5:00 pm, and dinner service begins in the dining room at 5:30. I hope to welcome you soon. Cheers! Steve Wilson Proprietor
Andrea D
5 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for being in touch! Regarding a dress code, we really don't have one, although shirt and shoes are required at every restaurant in the state. On any given evening, we get everything from tuxedos to jeans, so... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from InnkeeperSandra13 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely reservations highly suggested for main dining room. Haven't tried the lounge so don't know about that.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 72
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
    (Southwest Jetty)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Lincoln City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-996-3222
  • E-mail
Since 1978, The Bay House has endeavored to be the best restaurant possible, providing first-class service and creative, fresh, honest food and drink in a gorgeous coastal setting. Recently designated as one of only two AAA 4-Diamond Award restaurants in Oregon, the focus remains on world-class hospitality.
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