Central Oregon Coast Town Announces Restaurant Week Lineup
(Newport, Oregon) - It's a week of stuffing your face in the city by the sea.
Newport – on the central Oregon coast - is holding its First Annual Restaurant Week, March 27 through April 2. It's a massive celebration of the love of food, and the full roster of restaurants has been announced.
Diners will get to choose from lunch and dinner prix-fixe meals. Each meal includes three courses – salad or appetizer, entree and dessert. Gratuity and beverages are not included.
The lineup of restaurants is:
Agate Beach Golf Course
April’s at Nye Beach
Bridges Restaurant & Lounge @ Embarcadero Resort
Shilo Oceanfront Restaurant
Rogue Brewer’s on the Bay
Georgie’s Beachside Grill
Mo’s Restaurant (original and annex)
The Starfish Grill
The Newport Cafe
Savory Café & Pizzeria
Some restaurants have created new dishes for this event while others have simply compiled some of their most popular dishes.
More information on the restaurant menus is found at www.newportchamber.org/restaurant_week.htm
Prices will range from $10 to $30. For example the South Beach Fish Market is featuring a three-course lunch or dinner that consists of a shrimp cocktail, cup of clam chowder, and a Captains Platter for $19.50.
“ Not only a great deal, but they are utilizing the freshest ingredients Newport has to offer,” said Newport Tourism Director Sunny Golden.
Some, like La Maison, will have specials at what have been called “ridiculously fair prices.”
Diners will have the opportunity to sample new restaurants they haven't yet experienced, and explore exciting new dishes at their old favorites.
For more information, contact the Newport Chamber at 541-265-8801, or see www.newportchamber.org/restaurant_week.htm.
For more Spring Fun in the Newport Area
March 28. Girl Scout Sleepover. Scouts are invited to spend the night in the shark tunnel. They’ll enjoy pizza, go on a scavenger hunt and participate in hands-on activities designed to meet badge requirements. Ages 7 and up $45 members/$55 nonmembers. Oregon Coast Aquarium. Ferry Slip Road, South Beach – across the bay from Newport. 541-867-3474 Ext. 5301. www.aquarium.org.
April 11. Easter Egg Hunt, Depoe Bay. All youngsters are welcome to hunt for Easter eggs and get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket. 10:30 a.m. Free. Depoe Bay City Park, Depoe Bay, Oregon.
April 18 - 20. Depoe Bay’s Wooden Boat Show, Crab Feed, and Ducky Derby. Local, succulent crab and master craftsmen build and show off their wooden boats. Wooden Boat Show at 5 p.m. Crab feed starts at 11 a.m. Show is free. Crab feed prices: whole crab $15, half crab $12. Depoe Bay, Oregon.