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Bowpicker Fish & Chips

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17th St. & Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103
11:00 - 18:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Goldendale, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought the fish and chips were quite good, but not really the best in Astoria. They are made to order and the place is quite popular so prepare for a bit of standing in line wait.

Thank Kenneth H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a new local as of 9/24/16. I've heard so much about The Bowpicker, including the huge lines, so was pleased one weekday to see only about 3 people in line. I quickly made a u-turn and headed in their direction! The fish is tuna, which surprised me, since I've never had tuna in fish & chips. Usually, it's cod... More 

Thank Donna H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the wait in line..even in the rain. They have umbrellas great service great food! Closong in 5 minutes they will wait for you! !!!! :)

Thank christiannjessica
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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180 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't see one of these everywhere! If you want the unique experience of ordering fish-n-chips from a boat on land, you have to go to Astoria. Even if the food was horrible, this would be cool, but the food is just perfect for fish-n-chips lovers. Between this and places like Mary Todd Workers Tavern (a true dive bar), this... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop in Astoria! Waiting in line is worth it for the best fish and chips anywhere!! Reasonable too!

Thank 408stant
Yakima, Washington
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This meal was the best fish and chips I've ever had. The fish wasn't greasy. The breading was light and tasty. The fries were perfect. I had to wait in line for about 30-40 minutes and it was 100% worth the wait.

Thank morena1178
Mount Vernon, Washington
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located opposite the Maritime Museum. Really good fish and chips. Served right out of the boat!

Thank skagittraveller
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 3 hour visit to the maritime museum, it was time for lunch. Right across the street is Bowpicker. Lets call it a food truck constructed out of an old boat. Checked the reviews and was surprised to see it rated #1 in Astoria. We waited in line for about 20 minutes but boy it was worth it! They... More 

Thank kathyhK2757IM
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not one who eats fried food, I do like to watch what I eat, but every now and then you just need to "be bad" and eat something fun!! Love the fish here. They use tuna and not cod. Very good....always a line!!!

Thank pghgrl413
Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quirky little place literally is a boat--you walk up, place your order at a window in the bow of the boat, move down the line to the stern and grab your fish. The only thing on the menu is fish and chips, though you can decide how many pieces you want. The fish is caught that day, and simply... More 

Thank Karla V

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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 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17th St. & Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria

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