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The Bay House

5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
+1 541-996-3222
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“duck” (51 reviews)
“sorbet” (23 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I had an amazing, romantic dinner here. Food was fantastic. The wine suggestions were excellent. I'm so glad we added this gem to our list to visit. I highly recommend their beet salad. I had the duck with it for my entree...More

Thank debbiemX1405UB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were early even for a 5:30 pm reservation. So we had a drink in the bar first and enjoyed the friendly bartenders conversation telling us about the Bay, whale watching and other wildlife. We saw a bald eagle fly by then and while dining...More

Thank 402sandrag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am now 66 years old and have had the good fortune of visiting fine restaurants all over the world. The Bay House is now the standard of excellence by which I will judge all others. I typically rate restaurants on three scales, each weighted...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come here for special "treat" nights like birthday or anniversary. The staff are so friendly and treat you like a valued guest. The wait staff are fantastic. We always seem to get Peter and he is wonderful. The food is always excellent and we...More

Thank Coastal-local22
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Great for a elegant evening out! White table clothe dining with accompaning taste in food and service. The Salmon was beautifully prepared and the service was excellent.

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Bay House is a beautiful experience in fine dining. The food is fabulous and the atmosphere lovely.

Thank lj0rgens
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Just enjoyed another birthday celebration with my now-husband at the Bay House. If you are planning to visit in or near Lunciln City and want to support deliciously prepared local food and excellent, friendly service, book here immediately. Steve and his crew will take great...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Stephen Wilson, the proprietor of this fine dining establishment in Lincoln City, is a hands on and polished pro...and his restaurant reflects his consistent focus. The Bay House is first class in every subtle detail. The food is creative and sophisticated, the service is knowledgeable...More

Thank swoodwor1
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Looking for a nice restaurant for our anniversary - this met our hopes. Very high end service. Maitre d' put some confetti on the table for our anniversary. View of bay is fine, but wish this was on the beach. When tide is out, view...More

1  Thank Salvitelli
Stephen W, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi, Mr. Salvitelli! Thank you once again for joining us to celebrate your anniversary. It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to The Bay House for the first time. Hopefully you'll join us again when you're next in this area. Thank you, too, for...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

On our first day in Lincoln City, my wife and I just dropped in at the Bay House and were fortunate that someone had cancelled their reservations. The atmosphere is wonderful and so is the staff. A fantastic view from most of the tables. There...More

Thank CanyonlandsHiker
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Danie B
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are not required for the fine dining room, but are suggested so that you get the time you desire. No reservations are accepted for their bar, which is also lovely and serves a more limited menu.
Joan H
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hello! The Bay House serves dinner Wednesdays-Sundays year-round. We open the lounge at 5:00 pm, and dinner service begins in the dining room at 5:30. I hope to welcome you soon. Cheers! Steve Wilson Proprietor
Andrea D
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for being in touch! Regarding a dress code, we really don't have one, although shirt and shoes are required at every restaurant in the state. On any given evening, we get everything from tuxedos to jeans, so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$72
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1209
    (Southwest Jetty)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Lincoln City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-996-3222
  • E-mail
Since 1978, The Bay House has endeavored to be the best restaurant possible, providing first-class service and creative, fresh, honest food and drink in a gorgeous coastal setting. Recently designated as one of only two AAA 4-Diamond Award restaurants in Oregon, the focus remains on world-class hospitality.
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