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Sharks Seafood Bar and Steamer Company

852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
+1 541-574-0590
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (144 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“super bowl” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended the restaurant and she was on the mark. Service and food were very good. This is not a large establishment so call ahead to make sure can get in.

Thank RLCAloha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this small but colorful restaurant last night. The service (Karin..unsure of spelling) was absolutely wonderful. Friendly and enthusiastic but not too much so. But the food. Dear Lord, why has no one else hit upon the idea of cioppino and pasta? Best. thing....More

Thank lisainnorthidaho
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a small friendly restaurant along the waterfront. The waitress was extremely friendly. She came out while we were looking at the menu. We looked at other restaurants and came back to this one. We were glad we did. The dish we split contained...More

Thank wdewaal
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Cozy restaurant with exceptional food! Prawns were expertly prepared as was my husband's fish. Everything so fresh and service friendly. Pricey but worth the visit! My only complaint is that the salad and entree are served on the same plate. Salad was a surprise though...More

Thank TerryGator
Reviewed 3 March 2017

After a gap of two years, we found ourselves sitting up at the bar again watching all the food being freshly prepared right in front of us in the amazing steam-cooking set-up. Again, we were warmly welcomed even though they were busy. The Cioppino was...More

Thank PDXPortland
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had a smaller portion of the Cioppino and still had enough for a second meal. Super fresh seafood, base was not acidic and flavor blend was incredibly well done. BEST I have ever had. -Most options are gluten free. -Large portions of quality food -Superb...More

Thank OregonBliss
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Small cozy family run business - specialize in crab cioppino and it is amazing. They also have a variety of other fish specialties - all very good. We visit this restaurant everytime we are in Newport - highly recommended

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Every time we go to Newport, this is our go-to restaurant. Their seafood is always fresh, very friendly service and their marinara seafood linguini is amazing. My husband loves their Ciopinno and I also love their seafood curry. I highly recommend this restaurant, you would...More

Thank nlbailey
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Someone recommend this place to us, it is a really small little place with not a whole lot of seating, but it was extremely delicious and the service was great! I got the cioppino after seeing a bunch of them ordered, and my hubby got...More

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Travelling down the 101 for a winter visual and found this gem while spending the evening in Newport. Just excellent seafood, service and atmosphere. Both had Shark's Cioppino and was just outstanding. And if you love the sauce, you can take a packet home. All...More

Thank riopellerenee
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take reservations?
17 August 2016|
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Response from gary w | Reviewed this property |
What are the cost of the entrees? I'd like to take my family for dinner, but don't want to spend $40+ per plate? Are there kids entrees?
1 August 2016|
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Response from SharksSeafoodBar | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for the inquiry.. Our entrees start at $15. A complete adult visit usually runs around $25 per person with drinks although we also have high end meals like crab and fish that are based on market price that... More
Do you have gluten-free options?
23 April 2016|
Response from rrutschman | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do.
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 SW Bay Bl., Newport, OR 97365
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 541-574-0590
  • E-mail
Sharks will be closed for the holidays as usual. This year closed Dec 19 until MLK Holiday. Sorry we'll miss you! Wishing the best for 2017......... 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 Willapa Bay Oysters, crab, shrimp, clams, salads. Gluten free choices. Beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner only, hours vary by season, Chk website for current. Enjoy our historic Newport Bayfront.