Best seafood restaurants near Cannon Beach

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Good seafood abounds along the north coast of Oregon, including Cannon Beach and Manzanita. If it’s seafood you’re craving, here are some dining options for you to consider:

Ecola Seafood Restaurant & Market (Downtown Cannon Beach) — Casual order-at-the-counter family-owned spot in downtown Cannon Beach is a longtime favorite. Known for its fish-and-chips baskets, including cod, halibut, salmon, tuna, oysters, shrimp, clam strips, scallops, prawn and calamari.

Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge (Downtown Cannon Beach) — Grab a table on the outdoor deck or, if it’s a little chilly, relax in the old-school lounge. Start with the tempura prawns, crab cocktail, steamed clams, calamari or oyster shooters. For an entree, order up the halibut, salmon, seafood stew or crab casserole.

Wayfarer Restaurant (Midtown Cannon Beach) — Crab cakes, steamer clams, calamari, oysters on the half shell, chowder, halibut, salmon… Wayfarer’s menu is stacked with seafood options. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Castaways (Downtown Cannon Beach) — Castaways isn’t a straight-up seafood restaurant, but this chef-driven restaurant has a couple of absolutely wonderful seafood dishes on the menu, including a to-die-for jambalaya, a hearty seafood linguine, and a seared ahi tuna as an appetizer.

Neahkanie Bistro (Manzanita) — Romantic spot in Manzanita featuring delicious coconut prawns, shrimp cocktail, sautéed oysters and calamari, along with wonderful seafood platters.

Bistro (Downtown Cannon Beach) — Lovely spot featuring excellent crab cakes, clams, chowder and cioppino fish stew. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Big Wave Cafe (Manzanita) — Open and bright, Big Wave features standards like fish-and-chips, along with other seafood favorites, including grilled halibut, crab cakes, pan fried oysters, scallops and chowder.

Tom’s Fish & Chips (Downtown Cannon Beach) — Inexpensive fast food chain specializing in fish-and-chips and burgers.

Mo’s Seafood & Chowder (Tolovana Park/South Cannon Beach) — Casual on-the-beach spot that’s family friendly and easy on the wallet. Menu features an assortment of fish sandwiches, chowder, oysters, clams, shrimp and fish entrees such as cod, salmon and halibut.

If you’re looking for a breakfast, lunch or dinner recommendations or great places to eat around Cannon Beach and Manzanita, please give us a call here at The Inn at Arch Cape: (503) 436-2082. We’re happy to give you a couple of suggestions.

ANDERSON