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Side Door Cafe

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6675 Gleneden Beach Loop, P.O Box 147, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388-9700
+1 541-764-3825
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 09:00
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Side Door was recommended by several friends a few years ago and we have been back multiple times. Off the beaten path, but well worth the effort. Great food & wine list. Fairly small, so make reservations. Very popular for those in the know.

Thank Gordon C
Vienna, Austria
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very popular although we always found a table at lunch. The portions are very large. They have good soups and salads in addition to sandwiches and wraps. (We only go there for lunch.) My wife once had a quiche she did not like, but I have never been disappointed. Hours change with the season. Highly recommend.

Thank Jack T
Depoe Bay, Oregon
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dishes, top notch preparation, and superb service make this our favorite dining spot. Steak and seafood specialties with an excellent wine selection. Wonderful soups, great deserts, salads and seafood cocktails. Good too for small groups 6-10. Though, we've had a couple dozen for birthday celebrations. Oh,, best place? My wife's kitchen, of course.

Thank CharlesDallas
Tooele, Utah
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has fresh fish and overall a nice menu selection. The atmosphere is pleasant and the decor is well done, especially since it in an old tile factory.

Thank Traveler_from_Utah
Limavady, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the most welcoming eating place so far on this trip. The place was almost full when we visited, so I would recommend booking. Our waiter, Ben (a Ritchie McCall look-alike - NZ rugby captain) was excellent and went out of his way to make us feel at home. The food was of a very high standard. It is... More 

Thank Talan7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is doing everything right. Fantastic, fresh food, a huge wine list, kombucha on tap and a super friendly staff. It's so Oregon and so perfect!

1 Thank Rena M
Otis, Oregon
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living on the coast we do not have many places to eat that are consistently good, the Side Door Cafe is one of the exceptions. The menu has stayed the same for many years which is a good thing since it is always good. They have just the right size portions so you do not leave hungry and the drink... More 

1 Thank CascadeHeadJack
Sonoita, Arizona
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Side Door Cafe has a great selection of sea food on the menu and excellent specials. Good wine selection with local, US, and international varieties. Service is top rate and friendly could not ask for better. Get reservations if possible wait can be long. We sat a bar and had dinner there, it was tops. Will go back

Thank John K
Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went for dinner and ordered and watched while at least seven parties that arrived after us we served and even finished their dinners before our meal finally arrived. Meal was only fair to good.

Thank tanager992016
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

First visit to the Side Door Cafe and it did not disappoint. Loved the building and decor. Housed in the old Gleneden Brick and Tile Factory. Tastefully decorated that seemed to portray classy yet casual with an element of fun. The lunch menu listed many options and reading the description of the dishes made us want to order everything! My... More 

1 Thank Kathy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6675 Gleneden Beach Loop, P.O Box 147, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388-9700
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Gleneden Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 541-764-3825
At Side Door Cafe, our locally owned,family operated restaurant is focused on providing the best food around, with the highest levels of customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to exceed your expectations.
Side Door Cafe proudly serves locally trolled fish, farm fresh organic produce, & all natural beef.
With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy dinning with us.
All of our menu items are prepared by our Chefs to order for your pleasure.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?