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The Gray Whale

280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
+1 503-717-5068
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We read the reviews of this place and decided to give it a try. It was my birthday and I wanted ribs. Do not go to this restaurant at 7 PM - they were out of most everything, but they did have ribs which proved...More

Thank moosedreams
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is my wife's and my favorite BBQ restaurant after decades of sampling outstanding BBQ. Whenever we visit Seaside (OR), we always fit in at least one visit to the Grey Whale. They make their own BBQ sauces. All are excellent but our favorite is...More

Thank ericfleischman9
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The people were very nice. The food was good. The place only seats about 30 people. Easy to find on Highway 101. There is limited parking.

Thank wfs74
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a small hole in the wall. We choose this place for the BBQ and Whale POOP. The waitress was extremely friendly and helpful. The food was awesome we ordered the BBQ SAMPLER PLATE for two and we could have fed 3 or 4....More

Thank Glowdaddy
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent BBQ ribs! Shared a half rack with my sister and it was plenty of food for the two of us. Ribs came with two sides and we had the cole slaw and macaroni salad ( which was amazing!!).

Thank James Q
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I only gave four stars due to my hopes were shattered because of no brisket or burnt ends. I would have to say this was a really really good barbecue. Had a great flavor. I was a little disappointed that they did not have beef...More

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

That the oyster dinner. with the chowder. it was OK nothing to write home about. everything was in slow motion

Thank rddoherty2
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We came in late in their day so anticipated they might be low on some things as a lot of barbecue places tend to be toward the end of the day. We were able to get everything we asked for though and it was all...More

Thank Logan H
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Small place with excellent food and service. Not much in the way of atmosphere but that was made up for by VERY friendly waitress. Only drawback I can find was the parking situation. We dined in mid-afternoon so it wasn't busy but at lunch or...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Picked up dinner to go while we were in town for the weekend & the burgers were really good, I don't recommend the fish & chips though, the 3 piece order wasn't very good for the price(11.95), 3 very small pieces of fish & they...More

Thank Susan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 503-717-5068
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