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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“duck” (53 reviews)
“sorbet” (23 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 3 days ago

The Bay House never disappoints. In my opinion, this is clearly the best restaurant on the Oregon coast and, in fact, one of the best restaurants in Oregon. The setting is beautiful and elegant. The food is outstanding, and the service is highly professional. Owner...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay...this restaurant is also PRICEY. But, if you want to have a really FABULOUS meal in an intimate setting, this is the place! If you want to really impress someone very special and create a MEMORABLE OCCASION, this is the place! We invited old friends...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 994daleh
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Great restaurant, food but the service is outstanding. We have a wonderful table with fabulous view. I high;y recommend. It is priced a little high but worth the cost

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kjhendry
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

If I were to leave a review, with lots of embellishments, and words about how terrible the place is, it would only be to keep the rest of you from finding this gem. We had occasion to eat here on Thanksgiving day. Not only were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Curious38414985338
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My husband and I had an amazing, romantic dinner here. Food was fantastic. The wine suggestions were excellent. I'm so glad we added this gem to our list to visit. I highly recommend their beet salad. I had the duck with it for my entree...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank debbiemX1405UB
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We were early even for a 5:30 pm reservation. So we had a drink in the bar first and enjoyed the friendly bartenders conversation telling us about the Bay, whale watching and other wildlife. We saw a bald eagle fly by then and while dining...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 402sandrag
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I am now 66 years old and have had the good fortune of visiting fine restaurants all over the world. The Bay House is now the standard of excellence by which I will judge all others. I typically rate restaurants on three scales, each weighted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 764PhilipW
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We come here for special "treat" nights like birthday or anniversary. The staff are so friendly and treat you like a valued guest. The wait staff are fantastic. We always seem to get Peter and he is wonderful. The food is always excellent and we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Coastal-local22
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Great for a elegant evening out! White table clothe dining with accompaning taste in food and service. The Salmon was beautifully prepared and the service was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Bay House is a beautiful experience in fine dining. The food is fabulous and the atmosphere lovely.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank lj0rgens
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Questions & Answers
Kelli R
29 November 2018|
Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hello, Kelli! Thank you for being in touch. We offer two different menus in the lounge. The first is the 3-Course $30 Neighbors to Neighbors menu, which is posted on TripAdvisor, and our Small Plates Menu, which for some... More
Danie B
7 October 2018|
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are not required for the fine dining room, but are suggested so that you get the time you desire. No reservations are accepted for their bar, which is also lovely and serves a more limited menu.
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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
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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