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Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe

1493 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103-3819
+1 503-338-7473
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (64 reviews)
“frittata” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Delicatessen, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1493 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103-3819
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131 - 140 of 339 reviews

Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Mediterranean plate was excellent. Pita bread straight out of the oven. Split pea soup wonderful. Fajita style taco had freshly made tortillas.

1  Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Trip Advisor does it again! While making our way from Goonies landmark to Goonies landmark, we decided that it was time to take a quick break and grab a healthy lunch. The Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe popped up as one of the highest rated healthy...More

Thank ShellaRuns
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I live in Astoria as a child but recently just returned with my family Very surprised that they had eclectic variety of crusine in the various new eateries. One of our favorites was The Blue Scorcher.Went for breakfast and their pastries were freshly made. We...More

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Gluten-free AND a pastry fan? This is your place! Good people, ingredients sourced with your health in mind, warm, upbeat atmosphere and ... excellent food. Whether you just want a chai and a croissant or a full breakfast with eggs and all the trimmings, this...More

Thank FoodieGuyPT
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I come to Astoria often for work, but this was my first time to this bakery while traveling on vacation with my wife. We both had the cardemon-almond rolls, and a really nice egg dish. The service was very good, coffee was hot, and the...More

Thank MJN123
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Wonderful pizza. Caramelized onions and delicious crust. This is the way pizza should be. Skip the pepperoni that most pizza makers put on. This was great

Thank siikajoki
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I visited Blue Scorcher yesterday for lunch. Their bread was pretty fantastic - made in-house. The environment was good (nothing fancy - much more hippie/down to earth style), the food was good (however, a tad bit overpriced for the serving size), and the people working...More

Thank Cassondra53
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We tried this place as a result of a review on the "Splended Table" radio show. We were very disappointed in the food, price and service. Portions were spartan and not well prepared. The place looks like it is run by the homeless. We will...More

Thank grayback
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This bakery has so much cool character and wonderful workers. Everything seems to made from scratch with flavors and combinations that I hadn't previously tried. It was very enviromentally friendly which I appreciated and the oatmeal is delicious! We were even offered another round of...More

Thank MaryAshley
Reviewed 6 April 2015

One of the few places open in Astoria Easter Morning. It was rater crowded but they handled it well. All the ingredients are locally sourced and prepared well but I will warn you its a bit expensive. Over $30 dollars for what we had I...More

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1493 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-338-7473
  • E-mail
Description
We're a worker-owned cooperative whose mission is to serve delicious, organic food; foster joyful work; and build up our community. Every ingredient used in our foods, breads, pastry, chocolate, and coffee is sourced specifically for quality, wholesomeness, and sustainability. We foster kinship among workers, our regulars, and with our community by donating our excess to the tables of those in need; supporting our local schools, farmers, and nonprofit organizations; and offering cultural and educational events to bring people together throughout the year. Workers earn an average of $13.50 per hour, paid leave that is accrued after three months of employment, scheduling that is worker-focused and flexible, dental benefits, one staff meal and drink per five hour shift with a 30 minute paid lunch break, a 25 percent discount, a fresh loaf of bread per week, and access to wholesale ordering. The kin work involved in consensus-based decision making and management requires a commitment to communication and trust-building within the work community. What does this look like? Proactively seeking feedback before and after shifts, working – not only efficiently, but – mindfully, being a reliable person, reciprocating good will, giving direct feedback early and often, listening to seek understanding – especially in conflict, and avoiding victim mentality by being both vulnerable and accountable.
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