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The Bay House

5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
+1 541-996-3222
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“duck” (51 reviews)
“sorbet” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a nice restaurant for our anniversary - this met our hopes. Very high end service. Maitre d' put some confetti on the table for our anniversary. View of bay is fine, but wish this was on the beach. When tide is out, view...More

Thank Salvitelli
Stephen W, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Mr. Salvitelli! Thank you once again for joining us to celebrate your anniversary. It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to The Bay House for the first time. Hopefully you'll join us again when you're next in this area. Thank you, too, for...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

On our first day in Lincoln City, my wife and I just dropped in at the Bay House and were fortunate that someone had cancelled their reservations. The atmosphere is wonderful and so is the staff. A fantastic view from most of the tables. There...More

Thank CanyonlandsHiker
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Interior decor is sophisticated. Excellent separate lounge with fireplace. Beautiful views of Siletz Bay. HUGE wine list; maybe the biggest I've ever seen. Many top notch Oregon pinots but also a comprehensive world-wide list. Menu offers 5 themes: Beef, Fish, Fowl, Vegetarian, and a sampler...More

Thank A N
Reviewed 27 July 2018

After years driving by we finally stopped for dinner last week. What a treat! Gorgeous view, perfect linens and table setting. So classy. We shared the pork belly appetizer, SO delicious!! I had the Lemon Coconut Drop which was yummy but kind of pricey. Our...More

Thank bayview99
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful staff, location, food, and service everytime. Love this amazing little place. They remember us, even if it's been a year since we've last been in. Our go to for a lovely evening together or when guests visit.

Thank GingerLP
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I shared a lovely evening in the cozy bar with just the right volume of soft jazz and delicious drinks. The bar tender was super fun and made the most delicious Coconut Lemon Drop. Oh my goodness. Fabulous!

1  Thank foremanvicki
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We have eaten at the Bay House for years and have never had a bad meal or experience. The food is inventive and delicious. The service is always spot on!

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! All aspects of our meal at The Bay House were exceptional: service was excellent; views stunning; ambience pleasant; wine list extensive: and the tasting menu out of this world! I would highly recommend, although bear in mind that this is a...More

Thank tayahenriques
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The Bay House is a must stop on our yearly visit to Lincoln City. Service is top notch, food is always great. This year the clams were a winner appetizer. The verine dessert was amazing.

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 18 June 2018

As a local, the Bay House is well renowned for their teasing of the taste-buds food. Combined with excellent spoiling service, and a view that will put the romance back in your romantic adventure. I will rank it very high on your must visit list...More

2  Thank John M
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Joan H
25 April 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hello! The Bay House serves dinner Wednesdays-Sundays year-round. We open the lounge at 5:00 pm, and dinner service begins in the dining room at 5:30. I hope to welcome you soon. Cheers! Steve Wilson Proprietor
Andrea D
4 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for being in touch! Regarding a dress code, we really don't have one, although shirt and shoes are required at every restaurant in the state. On any given evening, we get everything from tuxedos to jeans, so... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from InnkeeperSandra13 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely reservations highly suggested for main dining room. Haven't tried the lounge so don't know about that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$72
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
    (Southwest Jetty)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Lincoln City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-996-3222
  • E-mail
Since 1978, The Bay House has endeavored to be the best restaurant possible, providing first-class service and creative, fresh, honest food and drink in a gorgeous coastal setting. Recently designated as one of only two AAA 4-Diamond Award restaurants in Oregon, the focus remains on world-class hospitality.
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