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Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge

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179 N Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-9800
+1 503-436-2439
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always stop by Driftwood when we are in Cannon Beach. The outdoor patio is nice with the fire pit when the weather is accomidating, otherwise, inside is nice too. Good drinks and great food. LOVE the clam chowder

Thank HHamness
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be a formal dinning (price and food wise) place in this beach town but you don't need to dress formal. Prices are a bit high, but a good choice for seafood if you want a higher quality meal.

Thank lisanaone
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime I come here it's crowded, with a wait. Could be the occasions that I visit. The patrons seemed happy when they left

Thank Mo S
Escape L, General Manager at Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Mo S, Thank you for your review, it sounds like we haven't had the pleasure of serving you yet! Feel free to call ahead the next time you are in town, we are happy to put your name on a waitlist to minimize the wait. We hope to welcome you soon. More 

Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed our meal and loved that we were able to eat outside in November. There was a large fire pit as well as some overhead heaters that keep us warm enough and the little bit of sun helped too! Waiter was very good and the food was fresh and plentiful. My... More 

Thank mspearl13
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a few times. The food is good, but nothing extraordinary. The host and service staff have always been great each time.

Thank Jake W
Escape L, General Manager at Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your loyalty! We are delighted to hear we've earned your confidence. We work hard at providing a comfortable experience with great service and good food; and we appreciate your feedback. More 

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117 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I took a day trip to Cannon Beach and stopped at Driftwood for late lunch. We were welcomed with our dog onto their patio - I.D. required for patio seating. It was windy and chilly, luckily they had a few blankets to offer patrons. Salmon was amazing, good portion, cooked perfectly, well seasoned. My fiance is super... More 

Thank elinzabeth
Escape L, Manager at Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Hello elinzabeth! We are thrilled that our chowder merited a 'best' from such experienced palates! Thank you for a great review. We hope we'll host you again on your next trip to Cannon Beach! More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In nice weather, they have the perfect patio to sit outside. Service is always prompt and efficient. Excellent fish and chips. Good chowder and steamer clams. Nice wine list and good beers. We always return here for lunch when we visit Cannon Beach every Fall.

Thank Queen_Bee_Too
Chehalis, Washington
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Driftwood Restaurant and Lounge. Both times have been memorable and very positive. The atmosphere is great - we chose to sit in the lounge, though there was also outside seating and indoor restaurant seating. The service was excellent, and the food was seriously delicious! We had the Crab Sandwich. Oh, my goodness! It... More 

Thank susanaurelia
Sun Valley-Ketchum, Idaho
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the crab salad my husband had the clam chowder, according to him, one of the best ones he's ever eaten!

Thank Meryla102
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a light and late lunch around 2pm yesterday. I ordered an additional order to go: a Gardenburger well done with cheddar cheese. When we returned to the Stephanie Inn, I found the Gardenburger to be raw and there was no cheese. I spoke with with a manager of the restaurant and was offered a gift... More 

Thank elisheva5729
Escape L, Manager at Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

We're so sorry about this. We hope you enjoyed your meal while dining with us; but we feel terribly we left you with such disappointment about your Gardenburger. When we make a mistake we take it to heart, and were sorry to learn you wouldn't be able to enjoy the offered certificate during your stay in Cannon Beach. We would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 N Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-9800
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Cannon Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 503-436-2439

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