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Rising Star Cafe

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92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
+1 503-368-3990
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Rising Start with friends who had been there before and they told us had to try it. We went on pasta night and it was delicious. It's a very cozy but comfortable space. Enjoyed our evening and look forward to going back.

Thank Jim G
Manzanita, Oregon
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had dinner the last Friday of December. The salmon was perfectly prepared moist and flavorful. The seafood cioppino was filled with fish, the tuna, tomato broth was spicy enough to be interesting. Chef Ron does an excellent job with all of the food, but has the perfect hand with seafood. Desserts are made in the café and are wonderful.... More 

Thank 3Rsatbeach
Portland, Oregon
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173 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We had dinner here on a Friday night to try out a new restaurant. This place is relatively small--about eight tables fairly close together. Don't expect any privacy or romantic evenings here. Especially if you have a "loud" talker anywhere in the place--you will here the entire conversation whether you want to or not. The food was good, maybe even... More 

Thank WorldTravelerOR
Seaside, Oregon
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband took me here for our Anniversary last weekend. A week late since we both forgot. The staff were great and the food was wonderful. All the food was prepared fresh and Locally. Thank you for making it a memorable Anniversary. I would recommend this place to friends, Family and travelers.

Thank nitelitesk
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful find! While traveling around the northern coast of Oregon, we got a recommendation for this tiny restaurant in Wheeler. It was a hot night without air conditioning but we quickly forgot about the weather as we enjoyed the delicious offerings at Rising Star -- beautiful local seafood and vegetables accompanied by a good Oregon white wine. And... More 

2 Thank Ruth0304
Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very special place. Superbly conceived and prepared food, relaxed and responsive service, a fine wine list, and good background music. A quirky setting in a quirky, little town (pop. 350) offers one of the finest dining experiences available on the Oregon Coast. Find it.

Thank Fletch W
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Going to the rising star cafe was a Great experience, met great people and had great food! I would recommend it to anyone who gets a chance to go.

Thank gijoegijoe
Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Absolutely world class fare in a teeny dilapidated house just off the main road in a sleepy town... WHAT A GEM! Food is amazing. Choices as generous as the portions. People welcoming and friendly.

Thank orport
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant may be small, rather spendy, and not accept credit cards , but had superb food and service. Not to be missed. The chef will even make a vegan entree upon request.

Thank allenstew
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363 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Some locals introduced us to this "hole in the wall". We had just been in Seattle for supposedly the "best food" in the PNW. They are wrong. It is on the North Coast of Oregon. Outstanding salmon on a bed of vegetables for me; first rate raw-ish tuna for my husband. Our friends joined us with one salmon choice, and... More 

Thank PMJC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Wheeler
  • Phone Number: +1 503-368-3990

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?