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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“cioppino” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (22 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
92 Rorvik Rd, Wheeler, OR 97147-0037
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I stopped by on a Sunday morning for brunch and I was very impressed with my meal. I chose the King Salmon Benedict and it was 5 star.

Thank Nathan F
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Not sure what the draw is for this very tiny restaurant. It came highly recommended but we found it very cramped and such close quarters that our neighbors were continually engaging in our conversations. There was no PRIVATE conversations among the 7 tables as everyone...More

1  Thank 446billp
RonaldMinsch, Owner at Rising Star Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Sir/Madam, I find your attack on our restaurant to be offensive, and questionable. Why did you not bring up issues at that time ? It seems cowardice to withhold your complaints, and vent them publicly. I can only deduce that your meals were fine at...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Delectable. Scrumptious. Festive. Our hosts had sought out the nicest venue along the north Oregon Coast for a special family & friends holiday gathering of 8. The Rising Star met/surpassed everyone’s hopes. Luscious masterfully prepared food - no bad choices on the menu! Generous portions,...More

Thank Robt.S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our experience matched that of other reviewers: excellent food for a reasonable price in a small cozy place. There were six entree choices, including fish and vegetarian options. All came with a delicious green salad and vegetable sides. The salmon had a hazelnut crust and...More

Thank WildRose79
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We heard about this fairly new restaurant from locals in Manzanita and from seeing reviews here, so we made a reservation for a Thursday night, and had one of the best dinners of our 10 day Oregon vacation. As others have stated, this restaurant is...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were drawn here from all the good reviews and were so glad that our hotel hostess suggested she make reservations for us. As others have said, this is a small place and you come for the fresh seafood prepared imaginatively with abundant complimentary veggies....More

1  Thank ECL
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a very small restaurant in Wheeler that has some of the best fresh seafood you'll ever eat! Reservations a must. We've eaten here several times and it never disappoints. Favorite is their cioppino which changes along with the catch of the time. t...More

Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is superb food, but a VERY small restaurant with no ambience. Reservations are a MUST! Locally sourced. The chef is the owner.

Thank SteveFPDX
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This cute little restaurant in the middle of nowhere (Wheeler) serves the best food we had during our entire holiday. For £30 we had a huge steak. Food is local and properly homemade with ever changing menu dependent on the season. service is brilliant. Worth...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I don't know what we expected when we pulled up to this little house, but it wasn't the gourmet meal we were presented with. This was the best meal we had during our trip up the Oregon coast. Period. Go there if you can get...More

Thank ka573
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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