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Our Favorite Florence, Oregon Restaurants

Your adventure on the Oregon Coast just got a whole lot tastier with this directory of our favorite Florence, Oregon restaurants!

The River House Inn’s prime location puts us steps away from a smorgasbord of dining options with a surprising variety of international favorites, farm-to-table and ocean-to-table bistros, to the best ice cream in Oregon (really!) Enjoy the freshest catch, a casual burger, world-famous Mo’s Clam Chowder (or its worthy local competitors), or a romantic anniversary dinner…all within walking distance of our inn.

Visiting Florence, Oregon during the summer? Reservations at most of these restaurants are highly recommended, particularly on weekends.

1285 Restobar

Southern Italian cooking meets North San Francisco Bay vibe at 1285 Restobar—a mix of sophistication and warm family-friendly atmosphere where healthful, local, organic foods are coupled with local and regional wines.

1285 Bay Street, Florence, OR

Beachcomber Pub & Grill

Established in 1936, the Beachcomber Pub has been a part of the Oregon coast through generations of fisherman, loggers and travelers. It is often considered to be the “locals hangout.” Experience the good food, incredible beer selection, attentive service, and the friendly atmosphere; come see what makes this one of the most popular restaurants and bars in town.

1355 Bay Street, Florence, OR

BJ’s Ice Cream Parlor

Longtime favorite of locals and visitors. Lots of fun flavors.

1441 Bay Street, Florence, OR

2930 Highway 101, Florence, OR


Bodega Wine Parlor

Light lunch or appetizers in a gorgeous, upscale-yet-welcoming environment surrounded by fine art and spectacular views. Complimentary wine tastings. Features organic wines, ports, sherries, local and international wines, along with meads and fruit wines.

180 Laurel Street, Florence OR


Bridgewater Ocean Fresh Fish House & Zebra Bar

In the heart of Old Town in the historic Kyle building. Serving the freshest fish and shellfish, beef and chicken, salads, pizzas, pastas & vegetarian dishes. Huge wine list, draft beers, and specialty house drinks in the Zebra Bar. A comfortable, inspiring ambiance with superb service.

1297 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Dunes Café

Open 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Try this friendly, cozy, tucked-away breakfast and lunch spot as you enter Florence on Highway 126 at the shopping center on your left. The Dunes Café is a thriving place that has served Florence visitors and locals for many, many years. Typical reviews tell of great food, generous portions, and friendly hometown service.

1780 Highway 126, Florence, OR, 97439


Firehouse Restaurant

Firefighter-themed restaurant known for its clam chowder and pub-themed foods.

1263 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Fresh Harvest Cafe

Treat yourself to scrumptious French crepes, hearty omelettes, and organic coffee, alongside a variety of beloved classics. Online ordering, complimentary Wi-Fi. Open 7 days a week, between 7 am to 2 pm.

3056 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439



Homegrown Public House

Homegrown features locally sourced seasonal cuisine, an onsite brewery, draft micros, wine & spirits in a casual family-friendly public house setting. Their passion for fresh, local, organic cuisine creatively presented in a rustic, soul-satisfying style makes Homegrown a dining destination where you feel like part of the Florence community.

294 Laurel Street, Florence, OR


International C-Food Market

ICM has a large selection of local and international seafood and the largest dockside dining available, seating more than 125 people—and pets are welcome on our large outdoor deck! They have an outdoor covered “Tiki Bar” on the docks with a view the beautiful Siuslaw.

1498 Bay Street, Florence, OR

Jerry’s Place Bar & Grill

Local favorite for pub grub, surf & turf selections, sandwiches, pizzas, burgers, and home to “What’ Cha Brewing” small batch brewery. Pool tables, lotto games, friendly patrons and staff. Known for their “Keep Calm and Jerry On” slogan.

88274 Rhododendron Drive, Florence, OR

Krab Kettle

Specializing in fresh seafood catches from local fishermen. We can arrange for shipping our fresh seafood products at prices that are consistent with our retail store pricing.

270 Hwy 101, Florence, OR


La Pomodori Ristorante

Fine Italian dining with a Northwest Flair. Reservations strongly recommended. Please call 2-3 days in advance. Leave a message and they will return your call promptly.

1415 7th St, Florence, OR 97439


Linda Did It Deli & Espresso

All-American menu with patriotic themed décor. Breakfast standards, eggs & bacon, burgers & dogs/brats, soups & salads, biscuits & gravy, classic- & build-your-own deli sandwiches, comfort foods.

1856 37th Street, Florence, OR

Open daily 6:00 am to 6:00 pm except Wednesdays.

Little Brown Hen Café

A local and visitor favorite for delicious breakfast, brunch, and lunch—and friendly service. Don’t miss out on their weekend specials and their fresh seasonal fruits.

435 Hwy 101, Florence, OR


Los Amigos Burrito

Authentic Mexican food. Friendly service. Small place, big menu. Good online reviews.

529 Hwy 101, Florence, OR

Los Compadres

Authentic Mexican food, good online reviews.

1161 US-101, Florence, OR 97439


Lovejoy’s Restaurant Tea Room

Cozy authentic English tearoom with delicious pastries, lunch.

195 Nopal Street, Florence, OR

Maple Street Bistro…by Monika

Newly opened in November 2023, but Facebook reviews are encouraging. European menu different from other places in town. Google page references former similarly-named eatery at same address as closed, so don’t go by that.

165 Maple Street, Florence, OR

Mari’s Kitchen

Chef-owned and operated. Farm- and sea-to-table freshness. Authentic central and eastern-European inspired cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

1277 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Mo’s Restaurant

Lunch, dinner, and home to that “world famous clam chowder.” Recently remodeled with great river views.

1436 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Nosh Eatery

Locally inspired unique eats with a view in Old Town Florence! Small plates of American fare. Order several to share with tablemates. Wine, beer & spirits. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free options. Indoor and outdoor seating.

1269 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Novelli’s Crab & Seafood

Three-time winner for Best Chowder during Florence’s Wine & Chowder Trail Weekend makes Novelli’s beloved among Florence Oregon restaurants. Owned and operated by a commercial fishing family that sells only what they catch. They can’t promise a date or a type of fish, but they promise it’s fresh! Two tables inside, bar-stool seating outside.


Boat Slip A13, Bay St. & Nopal St, Florence, OR

Old Town Coffee Roasters

125 Nopal Street, Florence, OR

Coffees, teas, pastries. Indoor and outdoor seating.

1269 Bay Street, Florence, OR


River Roasters

Coffees, teas, pastries. Indoor and outdoor seating on the river.

1240 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Sweet Magnolia Bakery and Cafe

Patrons can explore a cafe-style eatery that boasts a comprehensive, made-to-order brunch and lunch menu. This menu caters to diverse dietary preferences, including options suitable for vegans, vegetarians, and individuals seeking gluten or grain-free alternatives. The cafe takes pride in crafting personalized sandwiches, with choices served on their own artisanal croissants, sourdough bread, or their distinctive gluten and grain-free seeded bread. Furthermore, a delightful array of custom-made espresso beverages, Italian sodas, and hot teas awaits, all thoughtfully complemented by plant-based milk alternatives and house-brewed, health-conscious iced teas. For those with a sweet tooth, a daily assortment of pastries, bars, and cookies is available, with selections ranging from low-sugar to vegan and gluten/grain-free. Notably, Sweet Magnolias’ is celebrated for their exceptional skill in crafting tailor-made celebration and wedding cakes.

1277 Bay St Florence, OR 97439



The Hukilau

The Hukilau is the gathering place for laid-back island atmosphere and seriously delicious meals. Creative cuisine, clever cocktails, and aloha spirit. Menu features a variety of traditional and innovative sushi offerings, original Pacific fusion dishes, and more.

185 Highway 101, Florence, OR


Traveler’s Cove

Mexican and American menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, nightlife. Indoor and outdoor seating on the river.

1362 Bay Street, Florence, OR


Waterfront Depot

A fusion between the warmth and satisfaction of Pacific Northwest food and the worldly flavors of the owner’s Indonesian heritage and San Franciscan background makes The Waterfront Depot unique. Fresh, locally-sourced meats and produce. Old-world charm and warmth in a sophisticated adult setting.

1252 Bay Street, Florence, OR


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