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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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20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went with a group of friend’s after they had spent the day fishing for sturgeon on the Columbia River... the food, ambiance and service were excellent... three of the party stated independently that it was the best pork they had ever eaten and the...More

1  Thank taylore1850
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice hostess and waitstaff; cool-looking venue with great views. Our food, however, was very bland. We started with the potato/cod croquettes ... VERY pasty/gooey,flavorless (even with that whatever-it-was green sauce they were sitting in) and I didn't taste any cod. They were really kind...More

Thank amytmbk2
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a detailed review. I am very sorry your recent experience did not meet your expectations (or our usual high standards). I will certainly bring your comments to the attention of our chef and kitchen staff. If you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the advice of strong reviews on TripAdvisor, we came here to eat a late lunch after a ride on the Astoria Trolley. The location and decor are lovely, but I really wasn’t happy with the meal. We were greeted very quickly by a lovely...More

Thank DJohn12402
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm not sure what day you were here, but we recently found ourselves short-handed in the kitchen because someone called in sick at the last minute and could not be replaced, which may explain the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I just rolled into town and wanted something good and close by. Our concierge suggested several places, and we chose Bridgewater Bistro. The service was very good, and we elected to share several small plate items so we could taste a number...More

1  Thank redmondrovers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very good lunch at the Bridgewater Bistro. Found the Menu very diverse and affordable. Service was great. View of the bridge and bay very enjoyable and comfortable. Was easy to find and plenty of parking.

Thank randyr606
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was near the Cannery Pier Hotel where we stayed. Excellent food, wine and service. Inside and outside seating with water view. Seafood chowder, great salads and several salmon dishes. Bright and cheerful.

Thank Wisconsincheese
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us came for dinner and were very pleased. We had a window seat (very lucky.) we had the vegetarian dish smoked mushroom cassoulet, the fish and chips and the albacore tuna. All excellent!! Service was friendly and professional (thank you Gilly.)

Thank S D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well prepared food from a varied menu. Well made drinks and thoughtful wine list including by the glass. Attentive but not obtrusive service. A very nice room. A relaxing atmosphere enhanced by a pianist. All came together to make a most enjoyable evening. Within a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Bridgewater Bistro in July. Friendly staff with good service on a busy Saturday night. The highlight for me was the gluten free fish and chips. I haven’t been able to eat fish and chips for two years ago when doctor put me...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the Pacific Northwest for the first time and ended up in the Astoria area. We asked for recommendations for good seafood and were directed to another establishment. On the way my wife read reviews of said establishment and they were not good. We had...More

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 8:30 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
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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). 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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