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Bridgewater Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Fusion
20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussel chowder” (44 reviews)
“mayan salad” (24 reviews)
“salmon” (95 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed today

We ate here with a group of 30 people. The waitstaff handled our group extremely well. The food was good and the atmosphere was fabulous. This restaurant is within walking distance of the Cannery Pier Hotel, so that was extra special - we walked over...More

Thank ryanpeg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in town for the bridge run and the Bistro had been recommended by friends. It was a busy evening but we had a drink in the bar and enjoyed the sunset and guitarist. Had the crab cheesecake appetizer that was very original and...More

1  Thank Michael G
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us--you sure picked the right weekend! What a gorgeous day for the bridge run...

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When you are driving through or hitting up Astoria for not just the historical side- you must try this place on a Sunday. No matter the weather, they make you feel warm & cozy inside. The time I went there a wonderful lady was playing...More

Thank Kristen K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the clam and mussel chowder. What a wonderful surprise. It was filled with clams and mussels and so, so delicious. My husband had the small plate of herring and loved it so much he asked the waitress to find out where he could...More

Thank higgins08
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the "wow" meal of our trip down the Coast recently. We arrived on a Friday night without reservations and were told it might be 30 minutes or more for a table. We were seated within 15 minutes and served promptly. Service throughout was...More

1  Thank Logan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful fresh fish lunch while looking out into the docks where all the fishing boats come in. The fish is as fresh as it gets. Be sure to sit upstairs and ask about the catch of the day.

1  Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I seem to be at odds with the other recent reviews, but we were not impressed with our dinner meals (Crispy-Skin Wild Salmon and Seared Oregon Albacore). They tasted good, but not outstanding, considering the expensive price. The ambiance was pleasant, and the view was...More

Thank FFtravels
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm sorry your recent meals did not live up to you (or our) expectations. In hopes that you will at least give us another opportunity to live up to the reputation we work hard to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was wonderful. Had the 1/2 Asiago chicken salad sandwich and 1/2 Cesar salad. Also we had the daily special which was a 8 mushroom and polenta dish. Just wonderful. Dessert was a shared Chocolate Silk pie which was house made and delicious. Great service...More

Thank Marilyn C
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review--we're happy that you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister got me a gift card to this restaurant for my birthday, and we cashed it in last night.. The restaurant is an old cannery and has been converted beautifully. Large planking floors, high ceilings and a gorgeous selection of wines and spirits displayed...More

1  Thank Hanjan1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met some friends here for brunch while visiting Oregon and would definitely recommend this place! Eggs Benedict were great, bloody mary's were fantastic; very busy might want to get a reservation if you have a large group.

Thank Renee S
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from Tony_Kischner | Property representative |
Reservations are not required for lunch or dinner, but always recommended during the summer season, especially for groups of 6 or more
28 March 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Sure is! 3-5 Monday through Friday
20 February 2017|
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Response from edeaton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do take walk-ins but a reservation is recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
  • Public Transportation: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-6777
  • E-mail
Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise
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