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The Drift Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
124 U.s. 101, Yachats, OR
+1 541-547-4477
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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124 U.s. 101, Yachats, OR
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Reviewed 27 June 2007

After a horrible first time, trying to get in this place, we decided to try again. This time the place was virtually empty, so seating wasn't an issue. The atmosphere was eccentric, the table was a little sticky, the hostess and waitress were friendly, and...More

3  Thank NWTravelingFam
Reviewed 9 June 2007

Order the dungeness crab cocktail appetizer and could hardly find any crab in it - not good when you charge $16 for it. When I told them this and the fact that one menu had it priced for $11 - their response - nothing. The...More

3  Thank MarvinDWa
Reviewed 8 June 2007

Staying in a nearby hotel, I ordered takeout food for dinner at the Drift Inn last night. I ordered a pizza, side salad, and root beer. The man taking the order on the phone was rude and tersely said, "We're busy. It'll be 40 minutes...More

2  Thank Seattle_resident
Reviewed 21 May 2007

It's a cute place, very cozy and beachfront-esk, with a good menu, reasonable prices, and live music. The food tasted good, my husband had the salmon with berries, and I had the chowder and the crab cakes for dinner, and we took a slice of...More

5  Thank Meg1028
Reviewed 24 March 2007

My husband and I ate dinner here and were thrilled with the Drift Inn. The food was exceptional and very different. The main meal was about $19 per person. They were some cheaper items on the menu. We had fried mushrooms for appetizers that were...More

1  Thank Jillybeanpink
Reviewed 27 December 2006

We had dinner at the Drift Inn last summer after reading the rave reviews about it in these forums. The food was excellent and as an added bonus there was a jazz trio playing which we enjoyed very much. It is a popular spot, so...More

1  Thank catem
Reviewed 1 November 2006

Loved the food, great service, live entertainment. Excellent wine. My husband and I had the good fortune of staying in Yachats for four nights recently. We returned to The Drift Inn night after night. You'll love it!!

Thank RaceHorseLady
Reviewed 24 October 2006

We came for the weekend and endied up eating both dinner and breakfast at this funky little restaurant. The staff was friendly and the food was very good. It was mushroom festival weekend and they had soup, potstickers and entrees made with mushrooms. We ate...More

Thank Downpat
Reviewed 5 September 2006

We enjoyed the Drift Inn very much. Great food. Good music, AMAZING cheesecake. I really recommend it. Go early or you may have to wait.

1  Thank jojomagic
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Reviewed 6 July 2006

I visit the Waldport area several times a year because I have relatives living there. Whenever we are down there we try to make at least one trip to Yachats to eat at the Drift Inn. I've eaten there at least half a dozen times...More

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The band's name is the Reckless Rock Hounds. However,that night the leader of the group, Ray Hanna, did a solo performance without the band.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 U.s. 101, Yachats, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Yachats
  • Phone Number: +1 541-547-4477
We are a unique, fun and cozy place to dine for any meal! With umbrella's on the ceiling, local art on the walls and music every night, you will be hard pressed to find anything like us. Come visit and try many of our locally derived and delicious culinary concoctions.
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