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Sharks Seafood Bar & Steamer

852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
+1 541-574-0590
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (147 reviews)
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“crab” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The smells in the restaurant made my mouth start watering as we waited for a seat . It is a tiny little place that packs HUGE flavor! We had both the catch of the day and a linguine dish.....both were excellent! Our neighbors at the...More

Thank Kimgeenie
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE have always eaten here when in Newport. Tonight it was just in the OK category compared to what it has been in the past. The chappino did not have the fresh seafood taste & there were a few bones in the fish. Service was...More

1  Thank mkemmw
SharksSeafoodBar, Owner at Sharks Seafood Bar & Steamer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

That is a pretty nasty comment but we are sorry you were displeased. I must add however that our seafood (Cioppino) is ALWAYS fresh and prepared exactly the same for 20 years. If you were dissatisfied it may have behooved you to politely mention it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place on Tripadvisor as #1 in Newport so decided to try it. Arrived around 6:30 pm before rush and was lucky enough to find 2 seats almost immediately. This place is very small and must have originally been a dive bar as about...More

Thank dpoulin100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner on Sunday of Labor Day weekend and the food was great. Service while friendly and energetic was a little slow at times though it was expected as they filled to capacity about ten minutes after we were seated. Our table ordered the...More

1  Thank GaryS3543
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is owner operated fully ! They source their ingredients VERY carefully. They take great pride in what they service and they have every single story imaginable from present day to years gone by. THAT is true character. Mind you, you have to get past...More

Thank Buzz D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice service and good food. If you sit at the top bar you can watch the chef cook. Very interesting and entertaining!

Thank GeorgH655
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

In fact, for seafood this is our all/time, top of the list favorite! We’re not fans of fried seafood...which hides not only the flavor, but the freshness of the seafood. Sharks is perfect... very fresh and everything is cooked with steam. We will drive 4hrs...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped here after a day of running errands. This was our first visit and was taken back at the size of the restaurant. We were added to the wait list and about 20 minutes later were seated at the bar in front of the...More

3  Thank RueterRD
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there with my 2 adult children. Food was good but not outstanding. I'm not a connoisseur of steamed seafood though, and that's pretty much what they offer. My son said the oysters were really good. I left still wanting a good piece of...More

1  Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We always stop here when we’re in town. They are very generous with the seafood in each bowl and fill it completely full. Great fresh bread as well. Highly recommended!!

1  Thank shelleyhitz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
4:15 AM - 9:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4838
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-574-0590
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Sorry, Closed for the 4th of July. Casual & cozy mom & pop seafood restaurant est. 1995. Healthy, non-fried, perfectly cooked seafood. Prepared in unique steam kettles. Known especially for our tasty Cioppino and Seafood Entrees. "Finest Steamed Seafood on the West Coast" Fish & crab entrees, gumbo, curry. Fresh Oysters, crab, shrimp, clams, salads. Gluten free choices. Beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner only, hours vary by season, Chk our website or FB for current info. Enjoy our historic Newport Bayfront.
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