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The Surfside Restaurant and Lounge

88416 1st Ave, Driftwood Shores Resort, Florence, OR 97439-9112
+1 541-997-8263
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (15 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88416 1st Ave, Driftwood Shores Resort, Florence, OR 97439-9112
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thought this place had improved. Nope! Ordering seafood or chicken you are ok. Don’t waste $$$ on steak. Only other positive is the deserts. Those are really good.

Thank azreil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom always insisted on a trip to this restaurant each year on her birthday, March 7th. Would order a Bloody Mary and the famous clam chowder. She passed away last year. Today I went solo for what would have been her 99th birthday. Hey,...More

1  Thank Buzz K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were visiting the area on Presdient's Weekend I made a reservation thinking it would be busy. When we got there it was really quiet but we still had to wait a few minutes for them to "make up a table," The restaurant looks...More

Thank wwtoolong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner menu is Overpriced. $30 for 4 small scallops, a scoop of rice and some green beans. Ribeye steak was less than an inch thick. Burgers are $14 when every place else in town are $8 - $12. Had to ask for water and bread...More

Thank william W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at driftwood resort the hotel was amazing the on site restaurant The surfside restaurant however is not ordered steamers were cold the dinner was not worth the money advise you to just drive to town we will from now on

Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in the area of this restaurant for 38yrs. They had the best meatloaf of any other restaurant. Yes meatloaf but it was that good for years. This time the chef took a slice off a cold loaf, put on the flat top...More

1  Thank atantalo53
Reviewed 15 January 2018

First let me mention I am a local that eats breakfast here quite a few times in the winter to support local business during the slow times. I should have known bette,r when it took the host a long time to show up to seat...More

Thank rob s
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Great view of the ocean, Service was exceptionally good. Never had to ask for a coffee or water refill. Breakfast had huge portions. Food was presented beautifully.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The placement couldn’t be better to enjoy a meal while watching the waves hit the shores. The restaurant is small but what it lacks in size they make up for in service. The helpers there were great. The food was a little expensive $14 for...More

Thank dagcoin
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great service, amazing food, the view is amazing, vast menu. My absolute favorite hotel to stay at in Oregon.

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George K
19 March 2018|
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Response from Driftwood S | Property representative |
That is a really good question! I wish I knew the answer. They are decor pieces that our general manager found and I am unsure what they are called. Thanks for checking in, I am curious now as well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88416 1st Ave, Driftwood Shores Resort, Florence, OR 97439-9112
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 541-997-8263
Experience an all new way to indulge at the Surfside Restaurant and Lounge while you dine overlooking the spectacular Pacific Ocean. Located at Driftwood Shores Resort, Surfside Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner seven days a week and features a Pacific Northwest Cuisine. Gaze out at the ever changing ocean, relaxing with a refreshing cocktail and your favorite entree while waiting for a sunset that will take your breath away. Planning a special celebration or occasion? Driftwood Shores Resort has a variety of oceanfront settings for cozy parties of five or corporate events for up to 120.
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