Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria offers its guests great American cuisine while they enjoy a breathtaking view of the Columbia River. This airy restaurant is situated in a restored structure that was built way back in 1896, and is often a choice for cocktails over a river view and sometimes live music as well.


Bridgewater Bistro highly recommends reservations prior to going to the restaurant, especially during peak summer hours when the queues are long. Same day reservations can be made through 503-325-6777. E-mail reservations should include a phone number.

Restaurant Schedule

Bridgewater Bistro is open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.

Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 10:00pm


Small Plates: Alderwood-smoked chinook salmon, Dungeness crab cheesecake, Dungeness crab mac ‘n cheese, Dungeness crab and avocado toast, calamari bites, Gulf prawn brochette, pickled herring, steamed Willapa Bay Manila clams, seafood cakes-of-the-day, Willapa Bay extra-small Pacific oysters – shooters or pan fried, grilled lamb skewers, pickled wild and farmed vegetables, confit chicken drumsticks, heirloom beet.


? Soups: Soup of the day, clam and mussel chowder, Hungarian mushroom-dill soup.

? Salads: Tossed salad of organic greens, Caesar salad, Mayan salad, cranberry salad, arugula-apple-prosciutto.

? Bistro Fare: Seared wild salmon, pan-fried Willapa Bay oysters, garden pesto linguine, ratatouille, steak frites.

? Fish and Chips: Wild Alaskan true cod, calamari.

? Fries

? Sandwiches: Wild salmon BLT, Alaskan cod street tacos, croque monsieur, panisse fritter wrap, fried chicken and kimchi, open-faced crab and shrimp melt, Asiago-grilled chicken salad sandwich, slow-roasted beef brisket sandwich.

? Burgers: Shoalwater Cougar burger, classic burger.


? Breakfast: Breakfast special of the day, country breakfast, eggs Benedict, Veggie Bennie, smoked oyster Hangtown frittata, seafood cakes ‘n eggs, greens ‘n grits, shrimp ‘n grits, bread pudding French toast, chorizo breakfast.

? Soups and Salads: Clam and mussel chowder, Hungarian mushroom-dill soup, house salad of local organic greens, Caesar salad, arugula-apple prosciutto salad, Mayan salad.

? Lunch Entrees: Wild Alaskan true cod and chips, wild salmon BLT, fried chicken and kimchi sandwich, croque monsieur, Bistro breakfast sandwich, Shoalwater Cougar burger.

Happy Hour: Libations, Dungeness crab-artichoke-Chevre melt, house-smoked salmon & brie, calamari bites, Chinese pork tenderloin, Willapa Bay extra-small Pacific Oysters shooters or pan-fried, pickled herring, chili-lime prawns

Desserts: Pot of tea, today’s homemade sorbet, chocolate bete noir, chocolate fudge brownie sundae, creme brulee-of-the-day, and chocolate-Kahlua silk pie, today’s homemade ice cream, tiramisu, and roasted rhubarb cheesecake

In addition to the above, Bridgewater also offers a wide selection of wine, beer, and cocktails.

Special Events

Bridgewater Bistro is known for featuring live music to entertain its guests. The performers vary depending on what is scheduled, so it’s best to check out who will be performing on the day of reservation. Live music is available between 11:30am and 2:00pm on Sundays and 6:30pm and 9:00pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

For more information about Bridgewater Bistro’s menu, reservations, and entertainment schedule, contact 503-325-6777.


Bridgewater Bistro, 20 Basin Street, Suite A, Astoria, OR 97103, Phone: 503-325-6777

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