While you’re cruising along U.S. 101, consider a stop at Blackfish Cafe (2733 N.W. U.S. 101, Lincoln City; 541-996-1007) for a fresh-from-the-sea dining experience. If chef and owner Rob Pounding’s numerous awards aren’t enough to get you into the door, his boldly flavorful clam chowder may be.
Along with what Blackfish claims is the best clam chowder on the Oregon Coast, other favorites include delicious fish and chips made with local rockfish, crispy Yaquina Bay oysters, steamed manila clams, fried calamari and the signature Blackfish burger. Whether you opt for a salad, pasta, meat, game or one of the various