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The Gray Whale

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280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
+1 503-717-5068
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Otis, Oregon
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place with excellent food and service. Not much in the way of atmosphere but that was made up for by VERY friendly waitress. Only drawback I can find was the parking situation. We dined in mid-afternoon so it wasn't busy but at lunch or dinner parking could be a real problem as there are very few spaces available. The... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked up dinner to go while we were in town for the weekend & the burgers were really good, I don't recommend the fish & chips though, the 3 piece order wasn't very good for the price(11.95), 3 very small pieces of fish & they weren't even very tasty, probably won't go there again.

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Thank Susan W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at the Grey Whale. It's a smaller place and not easily picked out, but the food was awesome. We got there right as they opened and didn't wait long for the amazing food. We ordered the smoked tri-tip and the pulled pork. Both were great and very moist. With meat prices being so high, the food seemed... More 

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Thank dagcoin
Caldwell, Idaho
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My husband and I stopped by in late September for an early dinner. We were greeted by a very sweet waitress ( Paula) and she took our orders promptly. We ordered the meal for two, which included ribs, tri tip, pulled pork, and a double order of clam chowder, and a double order of fries. The restaurant is small, and... More 

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Thank Sylvia R
warrenton, OR
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place probably won't satisfy the hard-core BBQ types that swear by their individual preferences, but anyone just looking for a good meal will be happy. Food is fresh, people are nice, and the sauce is plentiful (multiple sauces are available for you to choose from). I would recommend it.

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Thank j w
Minneapolis, MN
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch because they had a sign out front about their fish & chips and clam chowder. Unfortunately they were out of clam chowder but the fish and chips made up for the lack of chowder. Honestly about the best we have had. Our darling waitress was pleasant and personable. We were happy to have discovered this cute... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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329 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We got the pulled pork on sliders and the beef on a hoagie. The pork was quite good. Tender, good flavor. The beef on the other hand was somehow undercooked - it had more a prime rib color and consistency than BBQ - and as a result the fat hadn't completely broken down. The sauces, all three we were served,... More 

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Thank Craig F
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The pulled pork was amazingly good and the amount of food was awesome for the price. Waitress was very nice and outgoing. Food was ready fast and was very good portions. We will visit again!

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Thank seanjohn84
Seaside, Oregon
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Patrick cooks wonderful BBQ beef! I enjoy eating there and Paula is charming. The meal that I prefer is a BBQ sandwich with a side of mashed potatoes & gravy. Prices are a little high, but his sauces are wonderful, and you get to add your own. As much and spicy as you like or NOT. I eat there semi... More 

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Thank Mikemfplumbing
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Not bad!! Waitress was a scattered but food was good. Mashed potatoes and gravy weren't anything special. Avoid bbq beans but the philly cheesesteak with tritip was good. Worth a shot it you get a hankering.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 503-717-5068

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?