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Bowpicker Fish & Chips

1634 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“albacore tuna” (92 reviews)
“fish and chips” (308 reviews)
“french fries” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food
1634 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Always consistant! We stop here everytime we are in Astoria (a few times a year). Very limited menu - they only do fish (tuna) and chips but they're the best!

Thank 401srg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the short wait. Take the opportunity to make new friends in line while waiting for this fabulous fish. It was SO good......albacore firm, not fishy, perfectly fried, great crunch to outside. Yummy!!

Thank Cruzenwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bowpicker, besides being a unique takeaway location, has some wonderful white albacore tuna fish and chips. There may be a line and you are subject to the weather, but worth it. Just get there in time because, when they run out, they close!

1  Thank Mikpar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes they are open and sometimes they are not. If you are lucky, they are open. Cash only, wait in line outside and hope it is not raining. Fish and chips was good. Not greasy and nice breading. Larger cut fries with good taste. Get...More

Thank newyorker1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was passing through Astoria and saw some glowing reviews for this place. And man, did it live up to the hype! Freshly done fish and chips were out of this world. Tender flavorful albacore tuna with nice, crispy, not-too-thick breading. Their fries shared the great...More

1  Thank SpectralJackal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

**Cash only, no cards. Delicious fish and chips in downtown Astoria right off of Marine Drive. There’s no seating, food is to go. Enjoyed lightly beer batter albacore fish and chips that were simply amazing. Chips are thick steak type fries. Vinegar, tartar and other...More

Thank Jim_n_Seattle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Almost seems silly to add yet another praising review. They're just excellent. Lots of awards. Simple menu, only one kind of fish. Do one thing and do it to perfection! Light breading on fresh albacore tuna. Daily lunch whenever I'm here.

1  Thank LorPasco
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I agree that we have never had fish n chips even close to this place. I wish I had some right now! Great bang for your buck, and make sure you bring cash. Lines move quickly.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of friends & family-Bowpicker did not disappoint! Fish was high quality, breading light. Not greasy! Will definitely return!

Thank OregonGirl2017
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem in the small town of Astoria. An easy walk up the wooden steps of the boat-turned-foodtruck is pretty unique. The fish was tender and crispy, along with the excellent fries. Would return again for a quick, cheap lunch.

Thank LJC_141
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Natalie T | Reviewed this property |
There are some picnic tables.
7 April 2017|
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Response from Joni C | Reviewed this property |
Lots if quirky places in Astoria. Go to the place by maritime museum, it is an actual boat on land. Serves albacore tuna fish n chips, long lines at times. Ship inn has great food too.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Dweezil S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but they are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
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