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Delicate Palate Bistro

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35280 Brooten Rd, Pacific City Inn, Pacific City, OR 97135-9101 (Pacific Ave)
+1 503-965-9990
15:30 - 21:00
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Powell Butte, Oregon
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We never expected a five star restaurant in the environs of Pacific City but this little restaurant honestly reaches that level. There are mixed reviews here and I suppose they were all earned one way or another. When we first walked through the door we were surprised to see white table cloths, cloth napkins and wine glasses on each table.... More 

Thank LarryCminiv
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

What a lovely small restaurant with nice atmosphere, superb service, and most of all perfect food. Something for everyone is offered, and the perfect place for a romantic evening or just a night out with friends who want to share great food.

Thank Suzanne R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The place was empty when we came, but filled up for lunch. we were first to order and last to get food. the waitress took our order without a pencil, which is probably why we didn't get it first. I got a burger, blue cheese, medium well which gave me indigestion all night. My friends got fried local fish, which... More 

Thank 826linda
Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

If you are looking for tacos, burgers, and nachos, this is not your place. If you are looking for entrees that rival some of Portland's best restaurants, this is the place; the food is fantastic. Plus it has an eight page, extensive wine list. Service was very attentive and the ambiance is perfect for a quiet evening with your spouse.... More 

2 Thank jansenhawk
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143 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

PROBABLY WON'T BE BACK! I have posted very positive reviews in the past, but things have changed!! The last TWO visits have been a major disappointment! The bartender was less than energetic and did not even know how to make the cocktail special that was on the blackboard. As far as food... The pork chop special was a little overlooked,... More 

1 Thank West-Morry
York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Our experience at this restaurant was totally spoiled by the length of time it took for service and the food was adequate but overpriced.

1 Thank John B
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Our favorite restaurant on the Oregon Coast by a mile. The crab cakes are perfectly moist, made with nutty dungeness crab and no cheap filler, served with a side of greens because any sauce would be a shame to this recipe. The Asian bouillabaisse is phenomenal, each piece of fish cooked perfectly and not, as so often experienced, overdone; a... More 

Thank Mel W
Newport Beach, California
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very few people when we arrived at 6 on a Saturday night. We were not plated with our food until 7:45. Absolutely unacceptable. Asked two different servers what the reason was for the excessive wait. Got two different answers. "We're European style". Having traveled multiple times in Europe, perhaps the waiter should travel there before making an incorrect comparison. Second... More 

2 Thank surfotog
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Good food but apparently had a novice waitress who served our bottle of Riesling room temperature and mixed up a few of our entrées' accompaniments. Will probably return at some point and hope for a different server.

Thank twogems
Hillsboro, Oregon
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We decided that since the reviews were mixed we would give this place a chance. We made reservations through Open Table. This was not necessary since it was not busy at all. Despite this fact we were there for over an hour and never even got our salad. The staff was so frazzled and disorganized it was uncomfortable just being... More 

3 Thank Becky C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35280 Brooten Rd, Pacific City Inn, Pacific City, OR 97135-9101
    (Pacific Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Pacific City
  • Phone Number: +1 503-965-9990
  • This restaurant is at Pacific City Inn

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