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Columbian Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
1114 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-4112
+1 503-325-2233
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“crepes” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1114 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-4112
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

Oh man, this is the bomb of food in Astoria. There is so much offered here. They are always making fresh from scratch stuff. blue bread is kick butt. breakfast is unbeatable. nothing ordinary here. go hot. they love peppers here. full bar next door.

Thank crimepays1229
Reviewed 16 December 2012

I really like the idea of just letting the chef make "whatever he feels like making". I did that and received a thoughtfully-prepared plate of garlic-sauteed vegetables (I chose the veg option) including mushrooms, potatoes, squash and a number of others topped with salsa, smoky...More

Thank wandering_bob231
Reviewed 3 December 2012 via mobile

Real petrale sole for breakfast? Yes Homemade bread and awesome homemade jellies? Yes This was one of the best breakfast meals I've had and I will be back. The attention to detail and exceptional ingredients remind me of the days when a restaurant owner cared...More

Thank Boring97009
Reviewed 15 November 2012

This intimate cafe is dedicated to high quality, organic and local foods. They have a full bar and lots of wines and beers. Love their crepes of differnet flavors. Sit at the bar and engage the chef, or sit in one of the old wooden...More

1  Thank LyonsPDX
Reviewed 14 November 2012

3 booths and 8 stools and, in my view, the best food in Astoria. They make their own pepper based jelly; they bake their own bread. They make their own pasta. Only fresh fish and fresh veggies. A variety of mushrooms in season. Favorite breakfast...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 28 October 2012

At first glance, you might think this cafe is like all the other small town cafe's. It's not the case. Everything is made fresh to order from the freshest ingredients. The staff doesn't go shopping for frozen goods from the local wholesale grocer. Many recipes,...More

1  Thank ShipWatcher376
Reviewed 25 October 2012

This would be a great restaurant in any town, Marco loves his cooking and does it well. Tomato pesto was spectacular

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Tried this place on a whim on Sunday at lunch. To start, it's kind of tiny. Three 4-person booths, 10 counter seats and two outside small round tables. It was busy when we were there with only one staffer handling bussing, serving, setup, and some...More

Thank PNWTravellinMan
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Very small space--3 or 4 booths, 8 cafe/bar stools, and 3-4 two person tables out front. Most cooking is done right behind counter in view of everyone. Most cooking is done on a griddle and is DELICIOUS! The wait staff was great and going as...More

1  Thank TurtleLady327
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Marco is unbelievable, so fun, such a great chef and the interesting choices of jellies and the ingredients fresh from local produce all combined to make this our favorite!!!! it's just a must go and must meet Marco......loved the entire experience!!!!!!

1  Thank HughesMstarDeborah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-2233
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Featuring fresh local seafood and gourmet meat and vegetarian or vegan dishes.. Enjoy a specialty cocktail in the VoodooRoom, a visual homage to New Orleans.Long a favorite of locals and visitors from afar.
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