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October News and Deals from the Waterfront Depot

October Deals & News

Welcome to the Best Dining on the Oregon Coast

Did you win the dinner for two? Scroll Down to see if you did.


Our specials change often with the season and what is coming in fresh from the market. Try something new on your next visit.


Monday Night is Burger Night

The best deal on Bay Street. The $6 Monday Burger Night. Hand-formed ground beef patty cooked just right, topped with lettuce, onion, and tomato. You can add a slice of house cheese for a little extra. Served with your choice fries, sweet potato fries, or fresh green salad. Enjoy Burger Night with a brew or fine glass of wine, and you truly have the best deal on Bay Street.

Seafood Specials on Thursdays

Thursday Seafood Night

It's back: The Seafood Deal. Every Thursday this month you can SAVE $2 on your favorite seafood entrée. Whether it is the classic Fish n' Chips, Seafood Pasta, Portuguese Seafood Stew or even our classic Crab Encrusted Halibut, you will be able to enjoy them just a bit more on Thursdays.


Our specials change often with the season and what is coming in fresh from the market. Try something new on your next visit.

Linguini & Clams

One Pound Steamer Clams tossed in white wine garlic broth

Chicken Nespolina

Chicken breast sautéed in Rosé wine served with vegetables and potato

Rainbow Trout

Trout fillet, dill sauce, house mashed potatoes, served with sauteéd vegetables

Wines at The Waterfront Depot

Though we are known for our cocktail menu, our wine selection is just as discerning and chosen to pair perfectly with our cuisine. Did you know you can purchase wines by the glass or by the bottle? Our wine menu is always evolving, and we are creating a unique wine experience you cannot purchase at your grocery store.

Craft Beer at The Waterfront Depot

We love beer, and with so many local choices, we change our beer menu almost weekly.

Block 15 // Corvallis, OR //
Alpha NW IPA - 6.5%
Dab Lab: Dab Juice IPA - 7%
Bloktober Marzen Lager

Sunriver Brew // Sunriver, OR //
Fuzztail Hefeweizen - 5%

Defeat River // Reedsport, OR //
Summer Session Ale - 7%

Arch Rock // Gold Beach, OR //
State of Jefferson Porter - 5%

The Rotating IPA



The DAB Lab series focuses on vibrant, resinous hoppy ales brewed with CO2 hop extract and select hop varieties. Juice Joint features kettle additions of Mosaic and Apollo extract, Columbus hops, and Citra lupulin powder. It was then double dry-hopped with Galaxy and Columbus hops, as well as Citra and Mosaic lupulin powder—a heady combination that's packed with resin-dipped pineapple skunk and fresh squeezed twisted citrus, supported by a smooth body and balanced bitterness. - 7% ABV

As part of our new Retro Cuisine series, we will be featuring classic entrées like Linguini and Clams or Prawn Scampi. Come in and enjoy staple dinners from the past with our take on them.

Please let us know if there are any other Classic Entreés you would like us to consider this Autumn.


Seafood Platter

Got Seafood? This classic platter is one of our favorites. Hand-dipped fish and chips, deep fried prawns, and a cup of our award-winning clam chowder.

Surf 'N' Turf

Grilled certified Angus Beef, choice of grilled oysters or prawns,  mashed potatoes, and side salad.

Classic Cassoulet

A traditional French entrée of savory white bean stew with sausage and veggies. Topped with braised duck leg and a side of grilled bread. You can add lamb riblets for a little more.

Salmon on the Rum

The October Cocktail Menu

Watch Bill make the Waterfront Bayside Cocktail.

Salmon on the Rum

Barbados Breeze

Mt Gay Rum, Cranberry, Pineapple, Coconut Cream on the rocks

The Bayside

Malibu Rum, cream, simple syrup, lime

Pre Prohibition Daiquiri

Bacardi Rum, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Maraschino

Waterfront Classic Jalapeño Margarita

Tequila, triple sec, lime, fresh Japlapeños - HOT!

Learn About Shrubs

The history of shrubs, as revealed in Michael Dietsch’s Shrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink for Modern Times, is as fascinating as the drinks are refreshing.

Our Special Cocktail Recipe Book

Bryan has moved on to greater things. He was offered a fantastic position in Carmel, CA, and we wish him the best success. Before he left, Bryan trained Jacob Brisbane to continue our growing Wine Tastings and Wine Classes. excited to say we have planned several events with our wine distributors and vintners we know you will enjoy. We are looking to create an interesting, dynamic wine scene in Florence. We hope you let us know what style, varietal, region, or country is of interest to you so we can develop classes. Email us with our contact form.

The Waterfront Depot Wine List

Our unique wine list was curated to include wines that are sure to please you and compliment any dinner you order.

Le Bouchon Wine Bar & Kitchen

Just across the street, Le Bouchon is ready for you with wines by the glass, by the bottle, great appetizers, light dinners, and lunches.

Our Menu has Something For Everyone

Crab Caesar Salad

Looking for a satisfying dinner on the lighter side? Come in and order our Crab Caesar Salad this Fall. You won't be disappointed.

Shrimp Surf ‘N’ Turf

Everyone can enjoy this satisfying dish done just right. We flame grill Flat Iron Steak to your specs and serve it with either oysters or prawns. To round it out, we add mashed potato or rice with a side house salad. All the bases are covered with this Surf ‘N' Turf that’s sure to please. Add a cup of soup as an appetizer and this meal is complete.

Crab Surf ‘N’ Turf

Treat yourself to this plate fit for a king. Dungeness Crab Legs and a New York Strip cooked to your preference. Then we add sautéed vegetables and rice pilaf. We're sure you'll love this one. Hurry before the crab runs out.

The Crab Encrusted Halibut

crab-halibutOur most popular dish and a Waterfront Depot Original. Fresh Halibut encrusted with crab, topped with a splash of Sweet Chili sauce for a perfect balance. If you have not tried this one, put it on your must have list.

The Crab Encrusted Alaskan Cod

We have a special treat just for you. Like the Crab Encrusted Halibut, our Alaskan Cod is prepared to perfection with a crispy crust of Dungeness Crab and topped with our Sweet Chili sauce. In addition, our Caesar salad offers a great balance to the fish. For a little less than the halibut, our Crab Encrusted Alaskan Cod is sure to be a new favorite in Old Town.

Grilled Sea Scallops

Every day we let the chefs go a little wild with our Grilled Sea Scallops. You never know just how they'll be served, with mushroom sauce or maybe curried on a bed of capellini. Every day's a new opportunity for true Pacific Northwest culinary adventure. What you do know is, the Grilled Sea Scallops are sure to satisfy you through and through.


Seafood at The Waterfront

This classic platter is one of our favorites. Hand-dipped fish and chips, deep fried prawns, and a cup of our award-winning clam chowder.

The Blue New Yorker Steak

A New York topped with a Portobello Mushroom Cap and covered with a rich Gorgonzola brandy cream sauce. Served with sautéed vegetables and Yukon mashed potatoes.

Braised Lamb Shank

In a word, amazing! The lamb is so tender you just need a fork. Prepared Osso Buco style in our slow cooker with mushrooms, vegetables, tomatoes and red wine, our lamb is served with Yukon mash potatoes and a side house salad. The Wine reduction sauce is intensely flavored and perfect for the potatoes.

Five Spice Grilled Duck Breast

Maple Leaf Duck Breast grilled. Served with savory rice and garlic grilled asparagus. Need we say more?

Try Something Different: The Cajun Fish Burger

The Cajun Fish Burger is fresh cod seasoned with bold Cajun spices and fried to a perfect crispy shell leaving a tender flaky inside that melts in your mouth. Paired with our perfectly cooked fries, it’s an extraordinary treat. Enjoy this meal with an Amber Lager, and you have a most satisfying dinner after a long day.

Chimichurri Beef and Sweet Potato Fries

Stop in and enjoy our marinated flat-iron steak lightly grilled with corn and black beans. We top it with fresh, perfectly made Sweet Potato Fries and sauce it with Argentinian Chimichurri for a spicy finish. This dish has been a surprise hit for us, enjoying over a year of popularity. We're glad to keep it on the menu.


Next time you want to go out but find dinner's just too much, try one of our delicious small plates.

Lime Pepper Sautéed Prawns
Cajun Style Grilled Oysters
Toasted Onion Green Beans
Smoked Salmon Plate
Crab Cakes
Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms
Calamari Fingers
Oysters Madrid

Seared Ahi Tuna with a Balsamic Reduction
Caprese Salad – Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil
Pan Fried Oysters
Asian Veggie Spring Rolls
Lamb Riblets
Manchego Cheese from Spain
Steamer Clams or Mussels
Artisan Bread with Basil Pesto

Save Room for Dessert


We have some of the best cakes and pies on Bay Street.

House Standards

  • Trés Leches Cake
  • Mexican Chocolate Cake
  • Oregon Berry Cake
  • New York Cheese Cake
  • Dark Chocolate Ganache Cake
  • Seasonal House Made Fruit Pies

Ask your server for other specials like:

  • Carrot Cake
  • Strawberry Shortcake when in season
  • Mucho Mocha Cake
  • Casino Royale Cake

Meet the Crew

The Waterfront Kitchen crew Mike, Brandon, and Joaquin.

The Waterfront Depot Kitchen crew Mike, Brandon, and Joaquin.

Winner of the Dinner for Two for December

Danielle Kaufman

Our lucky winner has won Dinner for Two at The Waterfront Depot.
Dinner for Two is a monthly prize drawing for subscribers of Riverfront Cuisine offering a $30 value meal for two, excluding alcoholic beverages. If you'd like to subscribe, fill out a Guest Card at one of our fine restaurants or sign up for Riverfront Cuisine through our website.

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