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OleBob's Seafood Market and Galley Restaurant

151 Howerton Way SE, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9088
+1 360-642-4332
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fresh crab” (9 reviews)
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“clam chowder” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
151 Howerton Way SE, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9088
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had been to OleBob's restaurant last year and had not been impressed. Some friends from Portland had stumbled upon this place last month and had a magnificent experience. Since we were in the area, we decided to give it another try....More

Thank mester31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard the OleBob had very good seafood. We went South from Long Beach to make the judgment for our self. We met up with one of the bosses, and talked about seafood with her. She cooked us some deep fried cod and halibut which...More

Thank TellTruth2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near Ilwaco, WA , OleBob's Restaurant is a must! It is a hidden gem with phenomenal food and service. I live on the East Coast and have never had such fabulous clam chowder!! I also had the fresh crab melt which...More

Thank TrishMarti
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Although we didn't eat at the Cafe, we did stop at OleBob's Seafood Market to buy fresh crab. It was superb! We cooked it ourself at our WorldMark condo. What could be better than melted butter...with some fresh crab added?

1  Thank 411Shirley
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a crab cocktail that was delicious. Came back end of day for a crab cake slider and some REALLY DELICIOUS clam chowder that is definitely made fresh! Highly recommend for there chowder and crab cakes

1  Thank Cheryl l
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a small local fast food type of eatery, but funky and fun. Sit and face the beautiful Ilwaco harbor, enjoy a cold beer and a sunny day. The fish tacos are fresh and delicious, it is a fried food joint, so don't expect...More

Thank wendell01
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Ole Bob's has a seafood market and a restaurant next-door. The seafood market was wonderful and had many types of fresh fish and fresh crab right from the ocean. The restaurant was excellent as well, I had the fresh halibut sandwich which was lightly breaded...More

Thank sheadogOregon
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is both a fish market and a small restaurant. Business was started several decades ago by "Ole Bob" and was operated by this family until just a couple years ago. Fish market has very good prices on in-season fish. Restaurant offers the normal fare...More

Thank ilwaco61
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had to stop here, as I am (also) Ole Bob. Wife had crab cakes with big chunks of crab, I had fish & chips. Very tasty, grabbed our own beer and soft drinks. Great view of the harbor and a welcome well-priced meal after having...More

Thank bob d
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great fresh seafood but I always find myself ordering the fish tacos the best I've had and the salsa is perfect!

Thank Wendy M
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What's the address ( and Zip code for SatNav if possible) for this place please. Or should that be this plaice lol
5 February 2016|
Response from Joyce M | Reviewed this property |
Here is address: 151 Howerton Way Ilwaco, Ilwaco, WA 98624
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Howerton Way SE, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9088
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ilwaco
  • Phone Number: +1 360-642-4332
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Enjoy fresh and local seafood in a casual setting with a great waterfront view of the marina.