Eating on the Oregon Coast has its rites of passage: There’s oyster stew at Mo’s, salt water taffy in Seaside, and a Dead Guy Ale at the Newport Rogue. But once those boxes are checked, you’ll want to get your hands dirty by cracking open a whole Dungeness crab or shucking a bag of fresh oysters bought fresh from the boat.
Then again, sometimes you get sick of seafood, grow bored of starchy chowders and soggy fish and chips. Sometimes you just want a nice meal, regardless of cuisine, even when you’re on the coast.
For this guide, I picked my favorite