PIG N PANCAKE, 146 West Bond, Astoria,  (503) 325-3144
Established in 1967, the Pig ‘N Pancake offers 35 varieties of breakfast (including homemade pancakes), a complete lunch and dinner menu, specializing in soups, chowder, steaks, seafood, pasta dishes and desserts.  Banquet facilities and catering also available. Open Daily 6am to 8pm




, 1105 Commercial St, Astoria, OR. (503) 338-6640.   This restaurant in downtown Astoria is  known for its award-winning clam chowder and Pacific Rim cheese bread, as well as an array of seafood dishes such as pan-fried Pacific oysters, coconut beer prawns and smoked salmon cakes.   Happy hour is every day from 3-6:30 pm and all day on Sundays, and comes with different deals for every day of the week. Open every day except Wednesday and Thursday, 11 am-9 pm. 



BUOY BEER COMPANY, 1152 Marine Dr. Astoria, OR. (503) 468-0198.   The Astoria taproom for the Buoy Beer Company features lots of their beers on tap, from the cream ale to Czech pilsner and seasonal brews like the Baltic porter and Helles Bock lager.   The food menu boasts delicious small and large bites to enjoy, like cheddar cheese curds, oyster shooters and rockfish & chips.   Open every day 12-8 pm and Saturday from 11 am-8 pm. Happy hour is 4-6 pm on weekdays.  


DRINA DAISY BOSNIAN RESTAURANT, 915 Commercial St, Astoria, OR. (503) 338-2912. Drina Daisy is a Bosnian restaurant serving "comfort food with an old-world twist." Favorites include Bosanski Sudzuk (Bosnian cold smoked beef sausage), stuffed cabbage leaves with beef or vegetables, pitas with beef, spinach, cheese or rotisserie-roasted fresh young lamb.   This restaurant also serves wonderful Kafa, which is a Sarajevo-style Minas coffee, and traditional Bosnian espresso, which you can enjoy with a fresh Bosnian Baklava.    Located in downtown Astoria and open Weds-Sun 4-8 pm



BRIDGEWATER BISTRO, 20 Basin St # A, Astoria, OR. (503) 325-6777.   Bridgewater Bistro serves Pacific Northwest-inspired cuisine, with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.  The restaurant is housed in a historic cannery building and features an outdoor patio with a fire pit for outdoor dining. Menu highlights Dungeness Crab cakes, grilled octopus with chorizo and roasted garlic aioli, and Oregon Coast Lingcod with cannellini bean puree, cherry tomatoes, and basil pesto — all served with with panoramic views of the Columbia River and the Astoria-Megler Bridge.    Open Monday - Thursday from 11:30 AM - 9 PM, Friday - Saturday: 11:30 AM - 10 PM and Sunday from 10 AM - 9 PM.




ASTORIA COFFEEHOUSE & BISTRO 243 11th St, Astoria, OR. (503) 325-1787.   This cozy spot in downtown Astoria is a coffeehouse by day and a bistro/bar by night. You can find a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches and baked goods here, as well as a prime rib, salmon and turkey dinner and vegan and vegetarian options.   They serve Seattle-based Caffe Vitta coffee. Open Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesday - Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 



T PAUL'S SUPPER CLUB 360 12th St, Astoria, OR.  (503) 325-2545.    If you're in the mood for classic American fare, check out T Paul's in downtown Astoria, where you'll find steaks, seafood, burgers and more. T Paul's has a classic, old-school feel with cozy booths — perfect for enjoying weekly live music every Tuesday, when you can get two burgers for $22 with a side of live blues.   T Paul's also has specials every weekday from 4-6 for happy hour. Open Tuesday - Saturday 4:00-9:00pm. 



FORT GEORGE BREWERY + PUBLIC HOUSE, 1483 Duane St, Astoria, OR. (503) 325-7468.   Fort George Brewery is a popular spot for craft beer and upscale pub fare like Cuban sandwiches, Wild Alaskan Salmon burgers and kale salads with roasted beets, goat cheeze and hazelnuts. Above the downstairs pub you'll find the upstairs Fort George Pizza, serving a variety of wood-fired pizza options, plus soup and salads.   The downstairs pub is open everyday from 11 am to 10 pm while the upstairs pizza spot is open Monday-Friday from 4 pm-10 pm and 11 am-10 pm on the weekends.   The Lovell Taproom is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4 pm-10 pn and Friday-Sunday from 12 pm-10 pm.



ASTORIA BREWING COMPANY, 144 11th St, Astoria, OR. (503) 329-5373.   Astoria's oldest microbrewery serves "simple beers for complex people" in downtown Astoria, with casual, pub-style digs and indoor and outdoor seating. You can find burgers, sandwiches, and salads here, along with pub food like oyster shooters, beer cheese fondue, prawn baskets and more.    Enjoy beers like the flagship Strawberry Blonde ale (featuring fresh Oregon strawberries!) and the Astoria Porter, to name just a couple selections. Open daily from 11 am-8 pm. 


FULIO'S PASTARIA, 1149 Commercial St, Astoria, OR. (503) 325-9001.   This downtown Astoria Italian and Mediterranean eatery specializes in pasta, steak and seafood.   Other menu highlights include calamari, spicy shrimp and a must-try lemon cheesecake. The atmosphere here is cozy and rustic, with outdoor seating available. Open daily from 4 pm-9 pm. 


GENO'S PIZZA AND BURGERS, 369 12th St, Astoria, OR. (503) 325-4927.   This casual restaurant is located a bit outside of downtown Astoria in an unassuming building and by many accounts, it's serving up the best pizza in town. Enjoy views of the Columbia River while munching on a variety of pizzas, including a seafood pie topped with shrimp, crab-flavored white fish & a special house Crab Louie sauce or something more traditional, like pepperoni or Hawaiian. Open Sunday-Thursday 11 am-10 pm and Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm.



STREET 14 CAFÉ, 1410 Commercial St, Astoria, OR 97103; (503) 325-5511  












Writing credit:   Taylor Griggs