180 miles of Oregon coast travel: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita,
Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City,
Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.
Sneaky Oregon Coast Restaurant Reviews
Welcome to an ongoing series of clandestine
visitations by two writers on the coast (who will remain anonymous) to
various beachy places to munch. They carry with them a fierce hunger,
not simply in their bellies, but a hunger to inform as well, along with
a feisty wit. The result is something between the Food Network and TMZ.
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll get hungry - and sometimes you'll just
be turned off. It's dining with attitude. And it's about damned time.
Coast Restaurant Reviews: The Shouldn't, the Bad and the Ugly Pacific
Way Café in Gearhart, the Pizza Hut in Tillamook and one eatery
so wrong it will actually remain unnamed
Oregon Coast Restaurant Reviews: Lincoln City's Kernville Steak and Seafood
Three and A Half Stars Out of Five: exceptional food rules
in the comfort food vein and the atmosphere is somewhere between the upscale
yet dreamy and relaxed.
Oregon Pizza Joint Offers the Unusual The Pizza Garden
in Nehalem is becoming a culinary legend on the north Oregon coast because
of some unusual offerings.
Oregon Coast Restaurant Reviews: Pelican Pub & Brewery Three
stars out of five: Perhaps stick with simpler dishes and keep the expectations
down a bit, or be prepared to have an excellent meal with some disappointing
Oregon Coast Restaurant Reviews Manzanita's Terra Cotta
- Terra Cotta Café in Manzanita, which our writer gave four and
a half stars out of five.
Fun and Finery on the Oregon Coast There are options
for kid-friendly lodgings, restaurants and towns which pull out the stops
for the kidlets or bring out the kid in everyone - yet don’t force
Mom and Dad to sacrifice the good stuff.
in Seaside: Another Favorite Oregon Coast Pastime A
guide to dining and restaurants in Seaside, Oregon
Cannon Beach Restaurants, Dining - Menus, Dining Guide You'll be dining in some rather extraordinary surroundings, and often innovative in décor and approaches.
Coast Dining: Eating Your Way Through Manzanita, Nehalem, Rockaway
It's here where you’ll find long-standing gems that
seem timeless and classic, yet often cutting-edge in the culinary fireworks.
Dining and Restaurant Pleasures of the Three Capes: Pacific City, Oceanside, Tierra Del Mar, Bay City
Lincoln City Dining, Restaurants and Menus On Oregon's Central Coast, there's much ado about eating
Restaurants, Dining And Wine in Depoe Bay When it comes to food and wine, even tiny Depoe Bay has a distinctive take on dining
Newport, Oregon Dining Guide: A Look at Newport Restaurants There are more restaurants in Newport with outdoor eating areas than anywhere along these shores
Eating the Oregon Coast: Dining, Restaurants in Yachats It's also easier to work up an appetite in Yachats, because walking these large labyrinths is a tad bit more work than the usual sandy strand
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a
double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck.
Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person
romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate
oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed,
fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family
reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect
to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly.
523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938.
at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south
end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by
the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach
strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering
gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms.
Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly.
Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine
and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At
Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built
like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean
front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun
(nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent
smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood
burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive
book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet
breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select
rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.
888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked
cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and
up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River.
Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and
balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players;
movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa,
and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four
to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial
occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com.
171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.
Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch
Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
City Vacation Homes
Something for everyone: smaller homes
with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront
or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and
fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to
the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces,
multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs,
cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another
sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes
– ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have
seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230
per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com.
At Spanish Head, Lincoln City. Lincoln City’s only resort
hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled
against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine
in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight
dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other
Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range
from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and
refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise
room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game
room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms
for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.
4009 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City. 1-800-452-8127 or 541-996-2161.
NEW ULTIMATE OREGON COAST TRAVEL BOOK: Lincoln City, Gleneden Beach, Neskowin
The Lincoln City book snagged the #1 new release category in Kindle's Pacific U.S. Regional Travel. See the others books as well. Sciences
Colorful Sun Halos Spotted Above N. Oregon Coast
The esoteric wonder is the sibling of the nocturnal moon halo. Weather, science
SOLVE Needs Volunteers for Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup, Sept 29
Since 1984, over 130,000 volunteers have removed an astounding 1.7 million pounds. Seaside events, Manzanita events, Astoria events, Cannon Beach events, Pacific City events, Garibaldi events, Lincoln City events, Depoe Bay evens, Newport events, Yachats events
Isolated Thunderstorms, Waterspouts Possible on Oregon Coast
NWS in Portland is warning of thunderstorms for the Oregon and the possibility of waterspouts
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COAST VIRTUAL TOURS
Explore Every Beach Spot
Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis &
Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy
A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith,
fine eateries & an art mecca
Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty;
laid back Rockaway
Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront
Three Cape Loop
The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse,
Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales,
Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central
and two lighthouses
Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged &
A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy