The Oregon Coast
Restaurants in The Oregon Coast
Jars of homemade green tomato ketchup and pickled vegetables line the shelves at Community Plate, the latest farmer-driven restaurant in McMinnville.
If you need some picnic fare, head to Red Hills Market in Dundee for hazelnut-topped salads and sandwiches like roast beef with blue cheese and caramelized onions. Or come for the weekday happy hour (3–6 p.m.), when Margarita pizzas are $7 and wine by the glass is $2 off.
Chef Michelle Bursey has a loyal following, thanks to sublime dishes like rare Oregon albacore tuna wrapped in alder-smoked bacon; Dover sole over Dungeness crab with heirloom rice; and the “three meatloaf,” made with grass-fed beef, lamb, and pork, all sourced from local ranches and farms.
The Painted Lady Restaurant has become even more of a destination with the opening of an adjacent two-bedroom cottage. After dinner, husband-and-wife owners Allen Routt and Jessica Bagley-Routt will send you to bed with a box of fresh scones.
The restaurant serves sustainable seafood (and a kids’ menu) harborside.
The sophisticated spot has delicious muffins and coffee, along with a lunch-and-dinner menu that includes bay shrimp, designer pizzas, and perfectly realized crab cakes.
The best of the area’s seafood cafés, the restaurant serves excellent Dungeness crab cakes and fish-and-chips.
This restaurant has closed.
Dine on seared albacore on the river-view deck.
The restaurant offers exceptional views of the river and bridge, a tasting room for the Oregon Coast's Flying Dutchman Winery, and a small-plates menu featuring watermelon-and-feta salad and a savory cheesecake with Dungeness crab.
The restaurant's small size means you won’t have to share the fresh seafood and made-from-scratch desserts with a crowd.
Locals love the French-Italian dishes such as pesto-and-prawn pasta.