The Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria, OR, features casual and fine dining at its best. The restaurant is rooted in the area: Their food and beverages use fresh ingredients that capture the region's flavors. Additionally, their location is steeped in history and complete with killer views. Housed in a remodeled vintage cannery on a site that was an historic boatyard, this eatery boasts views of the Astoria/Megler Bridge, the Columbia River and the green and pleasant hills of Washington state from every table. In the summer months a back deck affords a unique outdoor dining experience.
Completed in 1966, the bridge with its graceful curves was a relatively new development in this the oldest settlement west of the Rockies. It spans a river that's a heady mix of commercial and recreational traffic and local wildlife, including pelicans, cormorants, gulls, seals and sea lions.
Seafood dishes abound here - for lunch, dinner and all things in between, including Sunday brunch, small plates, desserts and happy hour fare. Other fare includes steaks, poultry and vegan and gluten free options. Live jazz, classical music and more is offered most evenings.