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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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10:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with family and enjoyed the atmosphere and food. We had two steaks that were perfectly cooked, a pasta dish exactly as expected, and a very generous portion of fish and chips. Highly recommend the Peninsula Cranberry salad.

Thank NKL2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

On my recent trip to Astoria we liked the Bridgewater so much we actually ended up eating here twice. The quality of the food is absolutely superb and the location is beautiful. Both meals I ate here were delicious and the wine list was huge....More

Thank tdf_yyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for an early dinner, were seated right away at a booth with a great view. We both had the evenings special, cod & risotto with a strawberry relish. It was delicious! Since dinner was so good, I had to try dessert. Husband had...More

Thank aztravler101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch - shared the fish and chips. Gluten-free breading on the fish, accompanied by two gluten-free muffins. Very tasty. Went to dinner the next night with another couple. We all decided on different seafood options. All dishes were well prepared and...More

Thank speedbumps2890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, we had seafood and absolutely loved it. The salmon was outstanding and prepared to perfection with English Peas, Potatoes, and a green swoosh of something. Our server and the hostess were a delight and made for an even more enjoyable meal. We purchased...More

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location with Vegan and Vegetarian offerings. We ordered the fish and chips and the white bean and mushroom dish. Both were fantastic the Fish and chips were the real deal. Very flavorful and good value. Beautiful views of the cannery and water.

Thank Olmo44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just below the bridge coming from Washington into Astoria, we found thus gem by searching for Restaurants Near Me. Excellent service, delicious food and beautiful view.

Thank MEUS50
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I am actually sad to write this review. Bridgewater is a great location. The really need to get the menu together or fix some better food. I went to their website prior to taking some friends out for their birthday celebration. The information in the...More

Thank jobnot
Tony K, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry you were disappointed in our menu offerings. Our menus on our website are current and we do our best to update them with all of the social media and review sites out there. That's not to say that there might not...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We had lunch at this place our first day in town as it was next to our hotel. We walked over and were seated immediately. The service was good and views were great, looking out over the water. Food was very good as well. It...More

Thank Massdane
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Not only is the food incredibly yummy and the bar well stocked, but the view is wonderful and the jazz combo playing when we were there was quite excellent. I had a smoked salmon and fried Brussel sprouts appetizers for my dinner and my husband...More

Thank wittyknits
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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$ 39
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 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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