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Wayfarer Restaurant and Lounge

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1190 Pacific Ave, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3154 (Gower)
+1 503-436-1108
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good service with a great deal of food. The chowder and onion soup was excellent. My husband got the chicken dish and it was a LOT OF FOOD. It was also very well prepared. I had the cheese, garlic plate. Excellent. Bread is always good.

Thank Bobbye D
Poulsbo, Washington
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called to make reservations for Friday night as it was Storm Weather Festival weekend and I wanted to make sure we could get in. They told me the earliest we could come was 6:45. We like to eat earlier but thought "Oh, well." When we got there, the place was almost empty so that was a surprise. We were... More 

Thank Gabrielle G
Jeremy T, Manager at Wayfarer Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

First, we thank you for choosing the Wayfarer to celebrate your anniversary! We were saddened to read that your meal did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves in sourcing the freshest seasonal ingredients possible and we do hope you decide to give us another try next time you visit the coast. More 

Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast and enjoyed it. They didn't exactly reinvent the restaurant with this place it's pretty typical but they do it right. Larger than most restaurants in town and quick service. The coffee is local and very good.

Thank John98273
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ive been to Cannon beach many times but somehow never had dinner at the Wayfarer, so i decided to remedy that this past weekend. me and my daughter had dinner there. the staff were very convivial and our turkish waiter removed the bones from my Sole with practiced perfection. there was only one problem. THE FOOD WAS BAD. my sole... More 

1 Thank Eric G
Weinheim, Germany
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335 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good restaurant with an ample menu, good service and great food. Prices are upscale but hey, it's just across from the beach with looks at Haystack Rock. Food is really good and there is a decent choice of wines available. All in all a very recommendable option for lunch in Cannon Beach.

Thank saltacity
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little overpriced. Good service and good food....and large portions. On the ocean with nice views.

Thank Kim S
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight at Cannon Beach on our way down the Oregon Coast and decided to eat at The Wayfarer base on their reviews. I highly recommend it. The setting is beautiful with a great view. Inside, the lighting was low and comfortable. We had the crab cakes as an appetizer based on our server's recommendation. I am a bit... More 

Thank TuscaTraveler
Jeremy T, Manager at Wayfarer Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the glowing review! Yes, our dungeness crab cakes are one of our most popular menu items and they are all crab except for the shrimp mousse that binds them as well as some fresh herbs. We were thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your meals and your entire experience while dining at the Wayfarer.... More 

Riverside, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best crab cakes I've had on our trip through the PNW. Views of the beach and waves make you feel like your on the sand. I have to recommend the Crab Sandwich. And the Albacore salad.

Thank tyler s
Fayetteville, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated and couldn't get a waiter to serve us for 20 minutes...after that time walked out. Not sure what we missed.

1 Thank rgregdet
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had appetizers and drinks in the bar. The service was good and the food was excellent. There was a variety of items to choose from and the quality was good.

Thank Patti G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 Pacific Ave, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3154
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Cannon Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 503-436-1108

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?