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Local's Guide to Astoria & Warrenton Dining

From the perfect cup o’ joe to beautifully battered fish & chips, fine-dining to family-friendly fare, Astoria, Oregon restaurants are as big a draw to the region as our craft beer scene, cult-film connections and rich history. Who better to give you the scoop on Astoria and Warrenton’s best restaurants than the people who visit them on a daily basis? Check out the locals’ choices for dining in Astoria and Warrenton below, as awarded in the Coast Weekend Readers' Choice Awards.
 
Best Asian Food
  • Nisa’s Thai Kitchen (Warrenton)
  • Himani Indian Cuisine (Astoria)
  • Golden Star Restaurant (Astoria)
 
Whether you prefer to dine in or take dinner back to your hotel room – an order from Nisa’s Thai Kitchen, Himani Indian Cuisine and Golden Star Restaurant will taste delicious no matter where you eat it!
 
Best Bakery
  • Blue Scorcher Bakery and Café (Astoria)
  • Danish Maid Bakery (Astoria)
  • Cottage Bakery (Long Beach)
 
When you’re not in the mood for a full breakfast, sometimes a croissant, donut or fresh-baked bread just hits the spot – especially if it’s one from Blue Scorcher Bakery and Café or Danish Maid Bakery!
 
Best Bar
  • Fort George Brewery (Astoria)
  • Inferno Lounge (Astoria)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
 
In the mood for a classy night-cap or a down-to-earth dive? Astoria and Warrenton have you covered! Wind down from the day’s adventures with a cold one at one of our top-rated bars.
 
Best Barbecue
  • Rollin’ Thunder Barbecue (Astoria)
  • Gray Whale Barbecue (Seaside)
  • CCR’s Smokehouse (Long Beach)
 
We’re talking pulled pork, barbecue spare ribs, smoked chicken, brisket and of course all the classic sides like coleslaw and potato salad. Is your mouth watering yet? Then make your way into Rollin’ Thunder Barbecue for a casual meal with a southern feel!
 
Best Burger
  • The Depot Restaurant (Seaview, WA)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
  • Portway Tavern (Astoria)
 
Pair an Oregon beef patty and Tillamook cheese with views of the sea lions and the perfect pint at Buoy Beer Co., or head to the Portway Tavern to enjoy one of Astoria’s best burgers.
 
Best Breakfast/Brunch
  • Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro (Astoria)
  • Columbian Café (Astoria)
  • Street 14 Café (Astoria)
 
Late night out at one of our five breweries? A hearty breakfast is sure to set you straight.

Best Coffee
  • Street 14 Coffee (Astoria)
  • 3 Cups Coffeehouse (Astoria)
  • Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro (Astoria)
 
Warm up during the winter months at 3 Cups Coffeehouse, Street 14 Coffee or Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro, or get energized year-round for an outdoor adventure (like hiking, biking or beachcombing in Fort Stevens State Park)!
 
Best Dessert
  • Frite & Scoop (Astoria)
  • Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro (Astoria)
  • Bridgewater Bistro (Astoria)
 
We hope you saved room for dessert! Bridgewater Bistro is the place for mouthwatering final courses like Lavender Cheesecake and Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake, while Frite and Scoop’s small-batch ice cream using seasonal ingredients and inventive flavor combinations is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth any time of day.
 
Best Fine Dining
  • The Depot Restaurant (Seaview)
  • Bridgewater Bistro (Astoria)
  • T. Paul’s Supper Club (Astoria)
 
Feeling fancy? You’re on vacation, after all. Bridgewater Bistro offers river views and a casual fine dining ambiance, while T. Paul’s Supper Club caters to your desire for an upscale experience from its convenient downtown location.
 
Best Fish & Chips
  • Bowpicker (Astoria)
  • The Ship Inn (Astoria)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
 
Would you expect anything less of the fish & chips served out of the hull of an old gillnet boat-turned-restaurant? As inclement weather can be a particular problem for Bowpicker, The Ship Inn and Buoy Beer Co. also make an incredible fish and chip combo!
 
Best Happy Hour
  • Baked Alaska (Astoria)
  • T. Paul’s Supper Club (Astoria)
  • Silver Salmon Grille (Astoria)
 
While we like to think every hour spent in Astoria and Warrenton is happy hour, T. Paul’s Supper Club, Baked Alaska and the Silver Salmon Grille make everything extra happy, daily from 3-6 p.m.
 
Best Latin Food
  • La Cabana de Raya (Astoria)
  • The Rio Café (Astoria)
  • Tacos El Catrin (Warrenton)
 
Craving a little spice? La Cabana de Raya, The Rio Café and Tacos El Catrin are all incredible options for fresh, authentic Mexican food in Astoria and Warrenton. 
 
Best Lunch
  • T. Paul’s Urban Café (Astoria)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
  • Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro (Astoria)
 
From soups and snacks to hearty salads and sandwiches, these lunch spots offer the perfect meal to keep you fueled for a day of touring the region’s many museums or shopping downtown.
 
Best Pizza
  • Fort George Brewery (Astoria)
  • Fultano’s Pizza (Astoria)
  • Baked Alaska (Astoria)
 
Wood fired or brick-lined, artisan or traditional, dine-in or takeout – take your pick from any number of delicious pizza joints in the Astoria-Warrenton region.
 
Best Pub/Brewery
  • Fort George Brewery (Astoria)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
  • North Jetty Brewing (Long Beach)
 
Fort George Brewery and Buoy Beer Co. top the locals’ list of breweries in Astoria and Warrenton, but you can easily visit all five great breweries (plus two growler fill stations) if you’re in town for a weekend! Plan your trip using the Beer Lover’s Guide to Astoria and Warrenton.
 
Best Restaurants for Kids
  • Pig N’ Pancake (Astoria)
  • Buoy Beer Co. (Astoria)
  • Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe (Astoria)
 
Don’t be mistaken – most Astoria, Oregon restaurants welcome kiddos with open arms, but Pig N’ Pancake, Buoy Beer Co. and Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe are especially happy to make your p’sghetti with red sauce, plain cheese quesadilla or hot dog with none of the fixings, and other items for smaller, more selective tummies.
 
 
There you have it – the must-eat and -drink restaurants of Astoria and Warrenton. Of course, our two towns are filled with far more delicious food than we could attempt to list here! You can explore more restaurants and find menus and address information at Eat and Drink or via the Daily Astorian menu guide. Bon appetit!
 
And once you’ve filled up your tank with tasty fare, put it to good use by exploring all that Astoria-Warrenton and Oregon’s North Coast have to offer. 
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