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Waterfront Depot

1252 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1252 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this on the internet and made a reservation. A reservation is a must, The restaurant is very small. The food is excellent, good pricing, and very good service.

Thank bobpaul98312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing! Very busy so call to get reservations. The food was out of this world! They offer almost everything on their menu Gluten free. Staff was very friendly and felt like family. Can't say enough good things about it. Just stop reading...More

Thank okcowgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here before and never disappointed. Everything was memorable1 Make reservations for a table near the window for a view of the water and old bridge of Florence.

Thank Lindadurham10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to the Waterfront Depot for at least the last couple years when we travel in the area. I've never been dissapointed. The food is great, the menu has lots of choices that offers something for almost anyone. The drinks are fresh made...More

Thank skull1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great table at the window up front & could see Egrets flying by as we ate. The food was awesome, my wife had the Crab Crusted Halibut & I had a great Trout Special that they had that evening. It went great...More

1  Thank Scott N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd read about the crab crusted halibut but found it to be overrated and drowning in sauce. I think it may be the best place in town for dinner, as we'd already had lunch across the street. It does have atmosphere and parking out front.

Thank mahadana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying in Florence for 2 nights on a road trip. Old town had a lot of cute places but I saw that this was rated #1. I sat at the bar for wine and clams. Delicious. Super quaint place with very reasonable prices...More

Thank KAtwood21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love love love waterfront depot. It is by far the best restaurant in Florence. It is quaint, beautiful and has a cool story of how it used to be part of the railroad in Mapleton. Very reasonably priced and DELICIOUS FOOD!

Thank sarahjgoducks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here for dinner on a Monday night in June - although it's fairly small, we called half an hour ahead and the wait staff held a table for us. And we're so pleased they did! The ambience is delightful; and...More

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with a friend in Oregon coast we stopped for sleeping in Florence. Found by chance was really a nice surprise. Great and creative food, high quality and very friendly. High recommend!! Se qualche Italiano passa di lì non posso che consigliarlo; gentilissimi, ottimo cibo...More

Thank nasdaq66
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Do they serve Coke or Pepsi?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Julia P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which one they serve. However...I can tell you that generally speaking the area seems to lean towards Pepsi products. When I travel I sometimes have trouble finding Pepsi so I was thrilled that Florence seems to be... More
What menu items would you recommend for someone with an allergy to dairy?
30 June 2016|
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Response from Joanna T | Reviewed this property |
We like the flat Iron Steak.. Just be sure to tell them about your allergy and request NO BUTTER on anything :)
Sydney B
Do we need a reservation for today would like to go at 4:00 when they open today.
26 June 2016|
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Response from Kelgary | Reviewed this property |
When we went - we left our name name and returned 30 minutes later
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1252 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 19029100
  • E-mail
We feature. We offer a full-service bar with a variety of regional and international wines as well as a selection of exciting martinis and specialty drinks, like Bill's Flaming Spanish Coffee, to compliment your meal. From the sophistication of our house favorite, Crab Encrusted Halibut, to the cozy warm satisfaction of our burger and fries, you're sure to find a dish to fit your desires at The Waterfront Depot. We use only the best local, organic beef and free-range chicken in our entrees. Our skilled culinary staff prepares all our menu items daily, guaranteeing you the freshest, most flavorful experience on the Central Oregon Coast. Atmosphere. Nestled on the river's shore, we offer a warm, cozy view of the Siuslaw River and the Siuslaw River bridge. Summer dining cafe-style outdoors on our weathered patio seats you right at the water's edge. Year-round dining inside offers you a beautiful river view with an urban touch, a perfect place for winter storm watching. Our history. The Waterfront Depot is housed in the old Mapleton Train Station. Saved from demolition over 40 years ago, this historic building found its new home on the shore of the Siuslaw river a stone's throw from the Siuslaw River Bridge. The old train station's warm, classic qualities offer a perfect counter balance to the sophisticated, urban atmosphere I've created in The Waterfront Depot.
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