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Fisherman's Grotto

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91135 Cape Arago Hwy, Charleston, OR 97420-7637
10:00 - 19:00
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Lincoln City, Oregon
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155 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here in the area for our anniversary weekend, staying at Captain Johns. We have eaten here at the Grotto many times and have always enjoyed the atmosphere, friendly service, reasonable prices and great food. Absolutely no complaints! Can easily recommend this place to our friends and family.

Thank Rick A
Albany, Oregon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Rainy Tuesday in Feb, we were the only customers. Chowder in a FRESH sourdough bowl, including the part cut out (up the coast in Nye Beach, they don't give you that). The chowder was creamy and hot, and the service was just fine.

Thank ljparker2016
Coos Bay
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Have tried nearly all the fish places in the Coos/North Bend area. this family place beats them all for the fish dinner. LARGE pieces on yummy cod and cooked perfectly. We don't even try any where else anymore

Thank Elaine B
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in hoping for oysters on half shell. Waitress said it's an Oregon law they can't be served on half shell. THIS IS NOT TRUE. She said they did have oyster coctail in metal cups. Ok, we tried that. Asked for crackers. "We only have the little oyster crackers. Whoever heard of oysters without saltines. The oysters were ok but... More 

Thank Richard M
Bend OR
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't miss the cioppino. Best part of our visit to Charleston. Love the fact that Kim is still here to welcome us after all these years.

Thank Korkifam
Las Vegas, Nevada
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280 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We love the Oregon coast and its seafood so on our first night in Oregon we looked up a place for clam strips and chowder. We weren't steered wrong! The strips are light and tender, the fish and chips are very light and oh so tasty. The chips are fresh made from potatoes and fried crisp on the outside, tender... More 

Thank Gisela S
Centerville, Utah
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places to eat. Daughter loves to get the fried calamari, always delicious and large portions. Can't go wrong with the fish and fries with clam chowder.

Thank Kati M
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

While house hunting ... successfully ... in Coos Bay, my wife sent a "smart phone" picture of her scrumptious looking (and, on report, tasting) fried oyster sandwich at this restaurant. With an enormous pile of used oyster shells visible across the street, at a major oyster farm and sales outlet. So, back we recently went. Bad mistake, or a "bad... More 

1 Thank BULLDOG742014
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My family was visiting Coos County and we saw this restaurant on our way to Sunset Bay, I'm glad we decided to have dinner here because the food was really good but unfortunately the service was poor. We didn't tip much because of the poor service.

1 Thank Eryca S
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful fish and chops. Oh my the lemonade was the bomb. Freindly staff.Fast service. Will visit again

Thank justonevoice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91135 Cape Arago Hwy, Charleston, OR 97420-7637
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Charleston

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