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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 good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 11 February 2016 via mobile

As a solo traveler I am sometimes treated as an oddity when dining alone--but not at The Bay House! The host and servers were friendly, attentive yet respectful, professional. It is expensive and the food appropriately prepared and presented--but the staff is what will have...More

Thank montana-gal-gone-dc
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Both my wife and I have complicated dietary allergies and restrictions. The entire staff made exceptional efforts to be careful and attentive. The food was marvelous and tastefully crafted. The beef filet was a ten perfect. They are famous for their extensive wine list, we...More

Thank wbswarner
Reviewed 6 February 2016

To start, they know how to make a proper aviator martini! The bread and herbed butter melts in your mouth. The beet salad was one of the best I've ever had. Then the soup, awwwwwww, Creamy Garlic was a smooth warm wonderful bowl of delight-...More

1  Thank LCVickie
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We were celebrating an anniversary and emailed for a reservation. Steve (owner) called us and we were set for a perfect evening with a very nice atmosphere with attentive, professional service from all of the waitstaff. Both our dinners were done perfectly with each plate...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This place lives up to it's reputation. Food is excellent. Atmosphere excellent. Staff over the top. Did the taster menu and highly recommend it.

Thank 4jeriv
Reviewed 23 January 2016

This was our second visit to the Bay House for dinner. Our first experience, about a year ago, had us in the main dining room. The food was exquisite and the service by Steve was impeccable. So we had very high expectations when we returned....More

1  Thank exotictraveler
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stopped for drinks and to hear live music. Really a comfortable lounge. The dinner had reservations and a waiting time. but we only wanted music and a drink.

Thank James W
Reviewed 22 January 2016

this place is out of this world,, the food the staff go far beyond the best... if you haven't been there yet,, you should go.. it is worth the trip!!

Thank carla l
Reviewed 1 January 2016

My wife and I came in for New Years and the Bay house was booked. The gentlemen on the phone was so kind and you could tell he really was disappointed that he couldn't fit us in. The best customer service in Lincoln City, just...More

Thank Unknown322
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Stephen is a welcoming and gracious host while the wait staff is friendly and top notch. We like to go to the Neighbor to Neighbor dinner where the same gourmet, beautifully presented food served in the dining room is available in the lounge (with a...More

Thank Tidyheidi1
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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