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Norma's Ocean Diner

20 N. Columbia St., Seaside, OR - (503) 738-4331
A family-friendly restaurant with excellent local seafood (and Oregon wines). Of special note is the good crab louis, the local sole, and a good variety of fish and chips.
100% Approval Rating (14 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Fish & Chips
Crab Cakes
Dungeness Crab Louis
Clam Chowder
Petrale Sole
Marionberry Cobbler
Steak

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Seaside is a semi-honky-tonk town in a divinely beautiful location along Oregon’s Pacific shore. You can buy all kinds of t-shirts, fudge, and salt water taffy; and at Norma’s, you can have a real Northwest meal. The waitress congratulated us on our choice of ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

20 N. Columbia St., Seaside, OR
(503) 738-4331

http://www.normasoceandiner.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A close view of Crab Louis. Those big hunks of crab meat are indescribably moist and ocean-sweet. The 1000 Island dressing comes on the side for either dipping or drizzling. Shrimp Louis is also available.
"A close view of Crab Louis. Those big hunks of crab meat are indescribably moist and ocean-sweet. The 1000 Island dressing comes on the side for either dipping or drizzling. Shrimp Louis is also available."
Michael Stern





Norma's boasts that its chowder is pork free, but that doesn't mean it isn't rich as sin. Creamy and deliriously savory, it is available as a cup (shown here) or a meal-size bowl. Garlic toast comes on the side.
"Norma's boasts that its chowder is pork free, but that doesn't mean it isn't rich as sin. Creamy and deliriously savory, it is available as a cup (shown here) or a meal-size bowl. Garlic toast comes on the side."
Michael Stern


Petrale sole is a West Coast treasure. Here it is lightly pbreaded and pan-fried, accompanied by garlic toast and excellent cole slaw.
"Petrale sole is a West Coast treasure. Here it is lightly pbreaded and pan-fried, accompanied by garlic toast and excellent cole slaw."
Michael Stern


Norma's has been open over a quarter-century. It is a modest restaurant with exemplary Oregon food.
"Norma's has been open over a quarter-century. It is a modest restaurant with exemplary Oregon food."
Michael Stern


In the fish & chips combo, you get to try cod, albacore, salmon and halibut.  Just don't ask me which one is which!
"In the fish & chips combo, you get to try cod, albacore, salmon and halibut. Just don't ask me which one is which!"
Cliff Strutz


We didn't love all the desserts, but who can resist this marionberry cobbler with a scoop of Tillamook vanilla bean ice cream?
"We didn't love all the desserts, but who can resist this marionberry cobbler with a scoop of Tillamook vanilla bean ice cream?"
Cliff Strutz



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