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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bar
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“Reservations usually need be made ahead of time. Staff in after 4pm - serves dinner only. Delicious full dinner choices or smaller tapas menu. Reasonable prices. Awesome bartenders and cocktails made with care. You can sit at the bar as a walk-in. View by day of the river and the bridge. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Our favorite place to start the day and finish the day---right on the river!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of our favorite local eateries in Old Town Florence. Great menu variety including seafood, Italian, homemade pizza. Our favorite dish is the Crab Encrusted Halibut. Also get the Crusty Bread with Pesto as an appetizer. Menu pricing is moderate and a good value. 1285 Restobar has a Fun eclectic vibe with a full bar. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is a large one-stop shop - groceries, clothes, or anything else you might need. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“A really great choice for lunch or dinner. Great environment, full bar, TVs if your looking to keep an eye on your favorite team while visiting. Fish & chips, seafood, steak, salads and vegan options. Relaxed atmosphere but still cloth napkins. The piano man may be playing during dinner hours. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“Well done Museum dipicting life of the early settlers of the area. We go at least once a year.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“One of the most well kept movie theaters you will find in America! Beer and wine and bottomless popcorn with all sorts of toppings!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Need groceries? The closest place is Safeway. If you want to walk up to the store we recommend going along Bay Street and up the back way to avoid crossing the main Highway.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“A Florence must visit. Great food, historic bar, a local favorite place to hang. Pool, darts, TVs. Everyone who has been to Florence knows the Beachcomber. Great burgers! Plan on using a lot of napkins!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Breakfast feasting founded by frivolous frittatas... Not sure if they actually have frittatas, but regardless it's a lot of yumm and quite popular. Plan for a worthwile wait during weekends and peak times. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food, local craft beer and specialty cocktails. Rotating menu, some wild crafted food and local produce. Substantial portions. Accommodating to families. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 1 local recommends
Casino
“Casino fun on the Oregon Coast! You can catch a Curtis Salgado concert too.”
  • 2 locals recommend