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“Well Worth a visit”
Review of Bridgewater Bistro

Bridgewater Bistro
Ranked #2 of 101 Restaurants in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$39
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Industry
Transit: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
Description: Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise
Oakley, California
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Well Worth a visit”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This place was recommended by the hotel clerk and we are glad he did. Nice quiet place on the water to have drinks and dinner. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. 6 drinks and dinner for 2 was about $85, worth every penny.

  • Visited June 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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40 reviews
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“Fancy and delicious”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Wow! The view was amazing to start with and then the food was out of this world. It is a bit pricey so don't expect to say $30 here! We splurged and had a great time doing it. We brought our wine from a winery we visited earlier, but they had PLENTY to choose from. The staff was exceptional and they a gentleman playing music from his guitar. It was beautiful and a perfect way to end a perfect trip to Oregon.

  • Visited June 2014
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Olympia, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Light Eats”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Our party of four wasn't terribly hungry when we arrived for dinner, so we decided to try not to over-order. I selected a salad and the pork sliders, and the salad was good, but the sliders were superb! The two together were just right for a light meal and I would certainly order them again. My partner had the fish and chips. The fish was lightly breaded with panko crumbs and was easily the best ever. This restaurant has it all- wonderful food, casual and comfortable atmosphere, great staff and a view to boot.

Visited June 2014
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Conway, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
423 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Meal!!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a nice dinner at this lovely restaurant. It's location is perfect, right next door to the hotel we were staying at. We had heard good things and decided to try it for ourselves. All that we had heard from true; the meal was delicious. Our server was attentive and informative and the food was delicious. Be sure to try their soups. I had their Hungarian-Mushroom soup, while my wife enjoyed the soup of the day, which was Split Pea with Ham. I had their Cod Fish & Chips, which was the best I've ever had anywhere. The fish was oure white and breaded just perfectly. Even the fries were good. My wife enjoyed one of their vegetarian dishes, which she is still raving about. Definitely plan to eat at Bridgewater Bistro -- you'll be very glad you did!!

Visited June 2014
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Cheltenham
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48 reviews
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“Good atmosphere excellent food”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We ate at the Bridgewater Bistro during our stay at the Cannery Pier Hotel. The Bistro is very light and airy with a lovely setting. The meal was excellent and our server very efficient and knowledgeable. The food is well presented and the wine choice excellent. We had a most enjoyable evening.

Visited May 2014
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