WHERE TO EAT
Florence has more than three dozen restaurants. While we can’t vouch for each one, The River House Inn’s prime location puts us within walking distance of lots of places to eat and a wide variety of foods to choose from. Enjoy a tasty adventure!
1285 Bay Street
Web site: http://www.1285restobar.com/
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.
Bay Street Grille
1341 Bay Street
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Bay Street Grille is in the center of Old Town Florence. A local favorite and known for our fresh seasonal fare, Oregon wines and craft beers. Live music on the weekends.
Bay View Bistro
85621 Hwy 101
Web site: https://www.bwpierpointinn.com/bay-view-bistro.html
Welcome to the Bay View Bistro, Florence Oregon’s new home for local, fresh and savory dining with a view. Come in and taste the all of the delicious new creations from chef Zsolt Barabas.
Beachcomber Pub & Grill
1355 Bay Street
Web site: beachcomberpub.com
Established in 1936, the Beachcomber Pub has been a part of the Oregon coast through generations of fisherman, loggers and travelers. We are often considered to be the “locals hangout.” Experience our good food, incredible beer selection, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere; come see what makes us one of the most popular restaurants and bars in town.
BJ’s Ice Cream Parlor
2930 Highway 101 and 1441 Bay St
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Longtime favorite of locals and visitors. Lots of fun flavors.
Bodega Wine Parlor
180 Laurel St
Florence OR 97439
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.
Bridgeport Market & Deli
75 Harbor Street Suite 100
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Convenience store with tackle, bait, deli, and a fully stocked wine shop. Serves breakfast and lunch. Next to the boat launch in Old Town.
Bridgewater Ocean Fresh Fish House & Zebra Bar
1297 Bay Street
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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 ambience with superb service.
125 Highway 101
Soft-serve ice cream & signature shakes top the menu at this classic burger & fries fast-food chain.
1263 Bay Street
Firefighter-themed restaurant known for its clam chowder and pub-themed foods.
Homegrown Public House
294 Laurel St.
Homegrown features locally sourced seasonal cuisine, 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.
185 Highway 101
Florence, OR 97439
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.
International C-Food Market
1498 Bay Street
Web site: icmrestaurant.com
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! They have an outdoor covered “Tiki Bar” on the docks with a view the beautiful Siuslaw.
270 Hwy 101
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.
Little Brown Hen Café
435 Hwy. 101
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Breakfast, lunch, and brunch.
Lovejoy’s Restaurant Tea Room
Cozy authentic English tearoom with delicious pastries, lunch.
Los Amigos Burrito
529 Hwy. 101
Authentic Mexican food. Friendly service. Small place, big menu. Good online reviews.
397 Highway 101
Authentic Mexican food, good online reviews.
Mari’s Kitchen (formerly Maple Street Grille but in a new location)
1277 Bay Street
Chef-owned and operated. Farm- and sea-to-table freshness. Authentic central and eastern-European inspired cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Milk & Cookies (inside Found Village)
1362 Bay St.
Phone: 541-991-3722, 541-999-8240
Delicious homemade cookies served with a cold glass of milk. Famous for their screamers—custom ice cream sandwiches made with cookies on either side of locally-made BJ’s Ice Cream. Enjoy while shopping vintage furnishings and clothing. River view seating available.
1436 Bay St
Lunch, dinner, and home to that “world famous clam chowder.” Recently remodeled with great river views.
1269 Bay St
Florence, OR 97439
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.
Novelli’s Crab and Seafood
Boat Slip A13, Bay St and Nopal St
Florence, OR 97439
Three-time winner for Best Chowder during Florence’s Wine & Chowder Trail Weekend. 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.
Off Bay Street Bistro
Chef-owned and operated. Brick oven pizzas, calzones, fish tacos, crab, fresh salads, soup, paninis, house-made desserts. Inside and outside dining. Kid’s menu, Pet friendly with pet menu. Beer, wine and cocktails.
Old Town Coffee Roasters
125 Nopal St
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Coffees, teas, pastries. Indoor and outdoor seating.
1240 Bay St.
Web site: coffeeoregon.com
Coffees, teas, pastries. Indoor and outdoor seating on the river.
1362 Bay St
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Mexican and American menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, nightlife. Indoor and outdoor seating on the river.
1252 Bay Street
Web site: thewaterfrontdepot.com
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.