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Rising Star Cafe

92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
+1 503-368-3990
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (31 reviews)
“salmon” (20 reviews)
“cioppino” (12 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have been here! It is some of the best food we have ever had. The quality and preparation is superb! We changed the days we were coming to Wheeler so this restaurant was open. Highly recommend this restaurant!!

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the Old Wheeler Hotel. It doesn't look like much from the outside, so we were a bit wary; but it got great reviews, so we took a chance. The food was delicious; the presentation was...More

1  Thank R0undTheWorldGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GREAT presentation. Talented chef striving to impress. Great burger. Over balsamiced fish, but cooked perfectly. Perfectly. PERFECTLY. For our vegan guest, pasta was the only dinner option. New fumbling waitress. 5 star personable. 1 star focus. Progrossive jazz intrusive volume. We feel the place as...More

Thank cjsilver2017
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I love the Rising Star for the occasional celebratory dinner. I have several favorites as a carnivore; best "Vos" Burger on the coast, excellent rib-eye, + salad and seafood. My wife if a "pescatarian" and always finds good choices for fish and veggie dishes, with...More

1  Thank reverpacific
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We didn't expect fine dining in Wheeler, just up from our room at the Old Wheeler Hotel. But, it was delicious. Be sure to make reservations if you're particular about a specific time. We sauntered over about 6, early for us, and they asked us...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Small, little restaurant with very good food. Visited on a Thurs which is pasta night and only night reservations not taken. Very small menu. 3 types of pasta with 4 kinds of sauces. Locals tell me it is the best in town. My experience confirms....More

Thank Brad L
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. We were pleasantly surprised that a little place in the little town of Wheeler, Oregon (pop 410) was so good. I have never had a better cioppino, and my wife's pasta bolognese was delicious. Be sure to make a reservation as they have...More

Thank Brinzy
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My New Favorite Place to Eat on the Oregon Coast!!! While visiting Manzanita, we found a charming place called the Rising Star. The restaurant is perfectly named as we enjoyed 5 star service and 5 star food. We were welcomed in and enjoyed every moment...More

Thank Caroline Q
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves the best food. It's in a little old blue house that wouldn't attract alot of attention had I not read about it on Trip Advisor. It's a real cozy little place and the food is out of this world. It is definately...More

Thank Judy E
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Are here because it was super close to my motel. So glad we did!!! Quaint little restaurant that hides amazing food! Decent wine and beer options. Waiter seems very knowledgeable about the entire menu. My partner had the pesto pasta, which was not too heavy...More

Thank joliver1685
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Wheeler
  • Phone Number: +1 503-368-3990
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