Boy oh boy, Oregon truly has some of the best seafood in the country. From wild salmon and halibut to crabs and oysters, Oregonians are lucky to have such a plethora of local, amazingly fresh seafood. These 13 restaurants have the best of the best, serving up mouthwatering plates heaped with fresh caught perfection. The coast is especially renowned for it’s amazing seafood, so it’s no surprise that the majority of these eateries are oceanside. Here are 13 incredible seafood joints, only in Oregon.
13. Art Alley Grille
This great little restaurant in Brookings offers delicious fresh seafood options such as Seared Ahi Tuna and Jambalaya Risotto with crayfish.
12. Local Ocean Seafoods
Local Ocean is an amazing seaside restaurant in Newport that works with local fishing boats to bring in incredibly fresh--and unbelievably delicious--seafood.
11. Luna Sea Fish House
Luna Sea Fish House is a charming seafood restaurant in Yachats, where the owner catches a lot of the fish himself.
Cabezon is a renowned seafood restaurant in Portland with some incredible dishes, such as the "Cioppino with white gulf shrimp, local fish, Dungeness crab, Manila clams, mussels and calamari."
9. Waterfront Depot
Waterfront Depot is a lovely restaurant in Florence with amazing dishes such as Crab Encrusted Alaskan Halibut, Dungeness Crab Caesar Salad, Seafood Linguine and more.
8. Bowpicker Fish and Chips
This popular little a boat in Astoria serves delicious fish and chips that will blow you away.
6. Salty's On The Columbia River
Salty's is a seafood restaurant and Portland landmark overlooking the Columbia River. They've got great views, and great food!
7. Northwest Wild Products
This unassuming fish market on a dock in Astoria has hands down AMAZING fresh fish that you can buy from their market or have prepared for you to eat at picnic tables on the dock.
5. J’s Fish and Chips
This Fish and Chips joint in Lincoln City has delicious deep fried fish as well as french fries, cole slaw and the works.
4. Fishermen's Seafood Market
This seafood market at the Coos Bay Boardwalk also serves delicious homemade fish and chips and clam chowder.
3. Georgie's Beachside Grill
Georgie's Beachside Grill is a great restaurant in Newport with astounding views. They serve big delicious dishes of halibut, salmon, oysters, Dungeness crab, seafood pasta and more.
2. Tony's Crab Shack
Tony's Crab Shack is a great little restaurant on a pier in Bandon, offering lobster, crab, shrimp, and what they claim to be the world's greatest fish tacos. Yum!
1. Old Oregon Smokehouse
The Old Oregon Smokehouse in Rockaway Beach is a long-time favorite. The quaint restaurant isn't fancy, but they serve some amazing, mouthwatering and fresh seafood dishes such as smoked salmon, fried prawns, crab fondue, clam chowder and more.
How many of these restaurants have you been to? Do you know of any other great seafood restaurants in Oregon? Give your favorites a shout out in the comments 🙂