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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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“tasting menu” (37 reviews)
“duck” (49 reviews)
“sorbet” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would eat more often if coupons or specials are offered. The first two courses were very small. The duck was amazing. The staff was busy, but still made time to inform us on each dish.

Thank Bobbielee1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is terrific. The food is ok. Nothing noteworthy or commensurate with the prices they charge. The management is lacking and has been since Leslie moved on. I keep looking for an announcement that the owners of the building have found a better option....More

1  Thank PeikAnderson
Stephen W, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, PeikAnderson, I must admit that I am at a loss to understand the point of your review. What exactly is your point? Questionable management? What does that mean? If you actually have any questions, I'd be happy to answer them. With almost 45 years...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious appetizers & salads, the garlic soup was perfection.....and the crab cakes and halibut main courses were fantastic! We always have kids and their friends with us while visiting the coast....this time it was just my wife and I and we finally got to eat...More

Thank rr97756
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with friends at this restaurant and it was our first visit. The service was exceptional, the atmosphere was high end and inviting and the wine list abundant. Our dinner was excellent, both the food and the experience. Highly recommend for that "nice" dinner...More

Thank OregonJoe
Reviewed 12 October 2017 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 13 October 2017

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 9 October 2017

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

2  Thank Steve F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 23 September 2017 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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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