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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). Kid'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
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Love the burgers here. GF buns, also DF if you wish. Fries are cooked in rice oil and no cross-contamination. The owners are very informed on GF and go out of their way to protect their customers. Also, great view of the Columbia River, river...More
First let me point out that the venue and servers were fantastic; that night a pianist provided a truly great ambiance as well. However, the food was overpriced and left us disappointed and hungry for something else. For example the smoked mushroom cassoulet was extremely...More
Date of visit: February 2019
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a detailed review. I'm happy you were pleased with our ambience and service, but very sorry that you were disappointed in your meals, which is not usually the case here. I have shared your comments with...More
One of the better all around meals I’ve had in a while, right down to the Brussels sprouts that came with my steak. Crispy Stealhead was crispy and delicious. The chowder is unique. There was even great live music (Brubeck, Getz etc.).
Upon arriving in Astoria, we had lunch here. I had the clam/mussel chowder and my husband had the Hungarian mushroom soup with Caesar side salads. All was wonderful. I was particularly taken with the chowder. I will be trying to recreate that recipe at home....More
My family and I came here for Christmas Eve. We were seated right by the fire and next to the Christmas tree with beautiful views of the river. The pork belly was to die for, the service was great and the ambience was wonderful topped...More
The best thing about this restaurant was the efficient, super friendly staff. Good wine list, but way overpriced. The fried oysters were good: nicely cooked and not over breaded. The salmon was terrible: previously frozen, over cooked, or both. The atmosphere was not tranquil due...More
Date of visit: December 2018
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018
We are so sorry that you were not completely happy with your dining experience. We take you comments seriously and will do our best to address the issues to mention. At this time of the year there is no fresh wild salmon season so we...More