Some Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving on Oregon Coast
(Oregon Coast) – It's not a well-known fact, but Thanksgiving weekend isn't just about the super shopping days. Holiday revelers and eaters flood to the coast as well, scooping vacation rentals to house family and friends, and then having their cake and munching on it too at the beach.
Many more show up the day after turkey day and fill the weekend, but quite a few head to the coast to either cook that bird in a rental or partake in some of the fine food in the few restaurants that are open.
Then, of course, there are the locals who are looking to not cook.
For all those groups, here is a list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving along the Oregon coast.
In Astoria, restaurant Baked Alaska is open all day, and the Pig 'n Pancake is open until 3 p.m.
Bridgewater Bistro is having a Thanksgiving Day feast from 1 – 8 p.m. It features a brined and roasted turkey, choice of two stuffings and two gravies, mashed potatoes, seasonal veggies and homemade cranberry chutney, among other things.
They will also be serving roast duck, wild salmon, NY steak and vegetarian entrees, as well as appetizers, soups, salads and desserts a la carte. Senior and children’s portions are also available. Call for reservations at (503) 325-6777. 20 Basin Street, Astoria, Oregon.
Morris' Fireside Restaurant. You’ll need to call to confirm your table: 503-436-2917.
Once there, you’ll enjoy fresh roasted turkey and all the trimmings, include pumpkin pie: $12.95, or half order for $7.95. Also on the menu: a prime rib, bacon wrapped filet mignon, cedar plank baked prawns and a vegan stuffed portabella mushroom. 100 E 2nd, Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Arch Cape Inn and Retreat. Here’s a Thanksgiving dining experience you’ll be thankful for throughout the year. It’s a prixe fixe dinner that takes place in a castle just south of Cannon Beach – really, an actual castle. But beyond that, the cuisine here is nothing short of a holiday for your palate.
The choice of entrees includes: juniper brined turkey breast with duchess potatoes and apple sage bread pudding; honey cured pork tenderloin with candied yams and wild mushrooms; and seared sea scallops with braised organic greens. Afterwards, the choice of desserts includes pumpkin pie, sweet potato cheese cake and flourless chocolate cake.
Seatings are between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and cost is $49 per person. Reservations: 800.436.2848 or [email protected]. Arch Cape Inn and Retreat is four miles south of Cannon Beach in Arch Cape, Oregon. www.archcapeinn.com/blog/
Pig ‘n’ Pancake is open until 3 p.m. (503-436-2851).
Also, look for the Stephanie Inn Dining Room (503-436-2221) and the Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge (503-436-1108).
Manzanita – Nehalem Bay
The Bunk House Restaurant will be open. 36315 Hwy 101 N. Nehalem, Oregon. (503) 368-2865.
Sea Shack Seafood & Chop House. Wheeler Waterfront Park. Wheeler, Oregon. 503.368.7897.
The Pelican Pub & Brewery is open and serving a special buffet from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per adult and $15 per child. The menu includes: fresh cranberries, apricot preserve, blueberries and spices; garlic mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, artichoke and haricot vert casserole, artichoke hearts, corn bread and apple sausage stuffing; roasted yams, roasted butternut squash, poached pear and more. A variety of desserts are available, both large and small.
New seasonal ales include Bad Santa, a black IPA; MacPelican’s Wee-Heavy Scotch-style ale; and C-Ya!, a hoppy pale ale. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.
Stimulus Espresso Café is open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. serving organic espresso drinks, sandwiches, soup, and fresh pastries. Free wi-fi.
Fathoms Inn at Spanish Head - traditional dinner buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 4009 SW Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-1601 or 800-452-8127. www.spanishhead.com/site/restaurant.html
Chinook Winds Casino Resort. A traditional buffet. 541-557-4306.
Hilltop Inn is having a traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6111.
Lil Sambos is hosting traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3626.
Mist Restaurant at Surftides is having a buffet. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3877.
Salishan Resort is hosting a traditional thanksgiving meal in two spot. 11:30 a.m. for the resort buffet, where it is open seating. Then from 6:30 – 9 p.m. the Sun Room has some special menu items. Just south of Lincoln City. 541-764-2371.
The Bay House, on Siletz Bay, is having a traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-3222.
The Safeway store has dinners to go. At the north end of Lincoln City. 541-994-8667.
St. Augustine Catholic Church is having a free dinner from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon.
Gracie's Sea Hag has a special buffet from noon to 4 p.m., then re-opens at 7 p.m. for evening fun. Oregon Coast Hwy. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-2760.
YachatsLandmark Restaurant and Lounge. Open for breakfast and lunch on Thanksgiving, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The view here presents a flood of wonders from the natural world, including all manner of wildlife wandering past you or in and out of the ocean or bay. The free show gives way to some of the finest Italian cuisine in the state, as well as breakfast, seafood, sandwiches, steaks, chicken and all sorts of other goodies. Kids menu. Hwy 101, Yachats. (541) 547-5459. www.landmark-yachats.com.
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