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Wayfarer Restaurant

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1190 Pacific Ave, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3154 (Gower)
+1 503-436-1108
08:00 - 21:00
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Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I selected this restaurant because it touts itself as the restaurant on the beach. It does have a view of the ocean but not as good as I expected. Service was good. The food was very good. The menu was VERY limited with few choices. It was expensive. There were children running around and jumping and no member of the... More 

Thank ljjohn1234
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dinner was expensive. Bland over cooked vegetables. Halibut and razor clams came quickly and tasted like they were under heated lamp for a long time. In and out for dinner in under 30 minutes. Felt rushed and food all precooked. Not ever going back.

Thank Linne S
Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose to come to this restaurant because of the amazing view. The restaurant has a spectacular view of Haystack Rock and a nice outdoor patio. The service was excellent. With that said, the food was rather basic considering the prices. In the future we will try something else.

Thank William H
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Wayfarer has always been a must stop in Cannon Beach and it did not dissapoint. They have updated the dining space and the menu has great choices. The Chef makes a spicy vingnoitte for the petite oysters, crab cakes are crab and sinethung that hold them together but no breadcrumbs, yummy salmon Lori-lomi. I shouldn't have had room, but... More 

Thank Tmoneil
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have dined here for breakfast and dinner on several occasions. The food has always been very good and they always have our favorite wines. The staff and the view is what really sets them apart. The staff is knowledgeable and engaging. We truly felt they were happy to serve us. The large windows look out at haystack and is... More 

Thank Pinladin
White Rock, Canada
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming for years. Great for breakfast lunch and dinner. Good friendly service and a room with A view! Like the best view in all of Cannon Beach. I will highly recommend this place to anyone. Give it a try you won't be disappointed. Trust me on this one.

Thank Jim F
Salmon Creek, WA
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had two meals here, room service at our hotel room - Surfsand Resort, and then brunch the next day. Really good food, great service.

Thank Kimberli13
Ashland, Oregon
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297 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast at Wayfarer. We were greeted and seated right away. The ambiance was somewhat dark, but pleasant. Our waitress was slow to arrive and asked for our food order right away. We ordered our food and coffee. The coffee arrived soon, but the food was slow in coming. My wife had the oatmeal which came... More 

Thank Tapetseb22
Estacada, Oregon
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119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the beach. Good service and food. Prices are expensive. I had the halibut which was very good along with the fresh vegetables.

Thank Oregonmsc
Seattle, Washington
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748 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive Place with hit and miss for the food. Three of us had the Halibut which was over cooked. One of us, the lucky one had salmon which when shared, everyone agreed was the best. The wines were great.

Thank ebcnaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 Pacific Ave, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3154
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Cannon Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 503-436-1108
The cuisine at the Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge is simple, unembellished northwest fare, highlighting the best the region has to offer. We feature the freshest seafood available in the Pacific Northwest, allowing us to provide an intriguing collection in flavor, texture and variety.
Our menu features great ingredients, grown, raised and caught by people who share our passion and commitment to serving great food. Their bounty is featured on this evenings menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?