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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (89 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful dinner our first night in Astoria. There was a piano player and the sunset filled the dining room.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Forget that most of the menu is gluten-free – the food is great! The service is great! The location is great! Eating out when you eat gluten free can be challenging unless you encounter a gem like Bridgewater Bistro! We cannot say enough good things...More

Thank dirion
Reviewed 2 days ago

A good place to eat lunch. The food was good and reasonably priced. Did not have time to return in the evening to try the dinner menu.

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good location, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, great food - a MUST stop for locals and travelers! Clean restrooms and convenient to a wine store next door.

Thank Emily F
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the way we were greeted to the end of dinner it felt like we were being service by professionals. Not stuffy but prompt, anticipating our every desire. I wondered why I didn't get a sharp knife when my beef shoulder was served but I...More

Thank georgerH5449CE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous view, good food, and great ambiance with live music in the evening. If Bridgewater Bistro was less expensive, I would dine here more often. Definitely recommended for special occasions.

Thank HanSolo1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did have to wait to get a table as it was very full when we arrived (always a sign that the food is good). Once we were seated we perused the menu and we were delighted to see the range of interesting items on...More

Thank jennymcnicol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone seems to go here. Can't beat the location, but you CAN beat the food. We ordered a Salmon BLT and were highly disappointed. As we opened up the to go order, the bread was completely mushy. Tell me, how can a BLT sandwich become...More

Thank Kickitat23
Tony_Kischner, Owner at Bridgewater Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and inform me of your disappointing experience, which, as you can see by the majority of reviews, is not usually the case. Not sure quite what happened with your sandwich, but if you will e-mail...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with the other reviews that said this was a great place to eat and it was definitely true! My daughter and I shared the salad with feta, walnuts, cranberries and an amazing vinaigrette--fantastic! My tuna entree was amazing. And a beautiful view of...More

Thank cvd726
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the front desk person at our hotel when we asked for something withing walking distance. A great choice! Hubby had the burger and I had two small plates -- the calamari and the the shrimp corn fritters. Everything was cooked...More

Thank LastMango
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from Tony_Kischner | Property representative |
Reservations are not required for lunch or dinner, but always recommended during the summer season, especially for groups of 6 or more
28 March 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Sure is! 3-5 Monday through Friday
20 February 2017|
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Response from edeaton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do take walk-ins but a reservation is recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103
  • Public Transportation: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-6777
  • E-mail
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
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