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Mo's Original Restaurant

622 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4719
+1 541-265-2979
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (276 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
622 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4719
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Mo's Original Restaurant
1. Mo's Famous Clam Chowder
" They have wonderful food, but my favorite is the clam chowder."
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2. Baked Oysters
" clam chowder-yummy."
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3. Marionberry Cobbler
" The marionberry cobbler ala mode is to die for!"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We waited quite a while to eat here because it was recommended by everyone we encountered. However we were very disappointed. The next day we went across the street and had an amazing lunch at the fish market. So many fresh fish options in Newport...More

1  Thank LaurieandMike2015
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We always go to Mo's for dinner when we visit Newport. I have the halibut fish and chips and the wife has the salmon dinner. They have never let us down. The service is friendly and fast, the food is great (and fresh) and the...More

Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took my 83 year old sister there for lunch. The service was a little slow as was the order. Taste of the chowder was very good but it was only warm not hot.

Thank tombl21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's a bit of the Oregon Coast's history. The original Mo's is on Bay Blvd., Newport. There's Mo's everywhere, but you need to visit the original, learn the stories about Mo. This lady's story is exceptional. The food is GOOD. Clam chowder excellent, lots of...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mo's is a chain restaurant in the Oregon Coast, having eaten at several, we of course had to have dinner here while on the historic bay front. The clam chowder and fish and chip are excellent, the sea food pasta and stuffed avocado were really...More

Thank FresnoTravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

its fame us from a movie, the chowder has long been bettered if its chowder your looking for this place isn't where you find it. typical tourist food but the history of Grama Moe its nessary for anyone liking local legends so suck it up...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in here so many times and they forget too wait on you. They focus on the large tourist family parties for the big tips. The food is okay. It's too hot. The clam chouder is basically potato soup with one old clam...More

Thank quietwoodsgrappler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, The Chowder Bowl is just as good as Mo's. It's the name you're eating, after all, it IS chowder.

1  Thank bl0ndiet
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stopped in for a a "bowl of their famous clam chowder" and Mo's cole slaw with Oregon pink shrimp aka (in California, bay shrimp); the cole slaw hit the spot for us! Not really a fan of any clam chowder any where but the combination...More

Thank Yoshiko H
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The food was good. Clam chowder was great with all the clams in it (some places are chintzy on their clams). My son stated the fish tacos were filling. The said she liked the fish, just not the batter, for the fish & chips. I...More

Thank Michael M
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2016|
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Response from Maleko1 | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge they do not take reservations, but it may vary from location to location. Generally, Mo's is a popular dining option on the Oregon Coast, no matter what location, so your best bet is always to... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from pinkgirl29 | Reviewed this property |
I guess if your question was about lunch reservations a few days ago this answer won't help much now! If you didn't get to Mo's, for future information, no, they don't take reservations. Sometimes there is not much of a wait... More
14 September 2016|
Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the business directly at 541-265-2979
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4719
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-265-2979
  • E-mail
Started 70 years ago Mo's proud tradition brings you the best and freshest Oregon seafoods... unique, informal and friendly style at modest prices! Whether you want a complete seafood lunch or dinner... or just stop by for homebaked desserts, the welcome mat is always out at Mo's! Visit us soon... and visit us often... the friendliest place to meet and greet your friends. Serving NW seafood and the best chowder on the Oregon Coast. Everybody knows ya gotta go to Mo's!
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