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Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
+1 503-325-6777
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mayan salad” (22 reviews)
“salmon” (79 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little hard to find but it is worth the effort. The view of the Columbia River and the bridge to Washington are super. It has a modern classic décor and prompt and friendly service. I had a Salmon BLT that was...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night passing through Astoria and ate at this wonderful bistro for dinner. It was buzzing with happy customers and live piano as well. We enjoyed the small plate options and of course, the sunset. Food was gourmet and healthy.

Thank janie p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I each had a salad, then split three small plate & a dessert apiece. All excellent. About the right amount.

Thank MS8324
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Astoria for just one day, on a cruise. Stopped in for lunch, and it was very busy, so we sat at the bar, and still had great views. I had an open-faced sandwich with crab and shrimp and my friend had a...More

1  Thank ifyouhavehalfabrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have no criticism of this restaurant! Clean, sparkling, great service, to notch food. Great fish and salads, a relaxed atmosphere, and we always feel right at home!

Thank Don G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

located under the astoria bridge, the bistro offers a upscale dining experience. great views of the river and passing ships, is also included a piano player, and welcoming fire. the staff was friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. I had the crab/artichoke sliders along...More

Thank wbsnider69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a gluten free beef brisket sandwich and fries. The meal was delicious. The view of the water from our dining room table was also nice. Thought the prices for a sandwich was priced fine.

Thank K J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant, not a great restaurant. We were served promptly and warmly. The seating area is a large room with tables arranged on a polished wood floor. There are a few booths along the back and a few more on a mezzanine....More

Thank PaulParks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for our anniversary celebration and it was a great experience. We got so full on appetizers I could hardly eat the GF FRIED FISH AND CHIPS! It was a bit pricey in my opinion but a great restaurant.

Thank aneph14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stumbled into this gem by accident last Saturday and were so impressed with the attention and service, not to mention incredibly well seasoned, well portioned, and flat-damn delicious food, that we returned that evening for a dinner encore. The care Manager...More

Thank Peter M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a happy hour?
27 March 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Yes, Monday - Friday from 3 - 5 pm
Do you take reservations ?
19 February 2017|
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Response from edeaton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do take walk-ins but a reservation is recommended.
Do you take reservations ?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Tony K | Property representative |
Yes we do - in fact, they are always recommended as we get very busy during peak meal times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Basin St, Ste. A, Astoria, OR 97103-6235
  • Public Transportation: Local riverfront trolley stops 100 yards from restaurant entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 503-325-6777
  • E-mail
Enjoy Pacific Northwest casual and fine dining in a beautifully-restored cannery boatyard on the Astoria riverfront, with full views of the impressive four-mile-long Astoria-Megler bridge and the busy Columbia River shipping channel. Eclectic menu of small plates, fish "n chips, gourmet burgers, house-made soups, salads, local seafood and fine regional meats. House-baked breads and desserts. 90% of menu available gluten-free (including desserts). Children's menu. Full view bar, regional beers on tap, 300+ wine list with regional focus (40 wines offered by the glass). Dog-friendly deck dining, weather permitting. View mezzanine level available for groups up to 55. Adjacent riverview banquet space can accommodate seating dining up to 225 with dance floor and bar. Retail wine and gift shop onsite. Open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6 pm Monday-Friday. Local live jazz Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights; Sunday brunch. Dinner reservations advise