Dan & Louis Oyster Bar

Oyster Bar | Seafood
Worth driving from anywhere!

Warm milk, melted butter, and lots of briny-sweet oysters: This is Dan & Louis’ oyster stew, one of the stellar specialties of the Northwest. According to the menu, it was invented by Louis Wachsmuth long ago on a cold, winter day. Its oysters are modest-size Yaquinas from the restaurant’s own beds. On the half shell, they are gentle-tempered; in stew, their oceanic aplomb creates a fabulous non-cloying richness that makes this infinitely edible. While it is possible to get the stew with a double or even triple dose of oysters, we prefer having a half-dozen or a dozen on the half shell, then having the stew with its normal number.

Beyond oysters — in stew, fried, or on the half shell — Dan & Louis sells lovely Shrimp Louie as well as chicken Louie, crab Louie, smoked salmon Louie, and Louie with no meat. There are gumbo, fish tacos, cioppino, grilled catch of the day, halibut fish & chips, and even a Tillamook cheeseburger for incorrigible fish-frowners who accidentally find themselves in this thoroughly nautical eat-place.

What to Eat
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Oyster Stew
Oyster Stew
Dan and Louis' famous oyster stew. None better!
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Fried Oysters
Fried Oysters
Petite Yaquina Bay oysters pan-fried to a golden crunch
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Crab Louis
Crab Louis
Abundant Dungeness crab Louie
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Oyster Shooter
Oyster Shooter
A single Yaquina Bay oyster, ready to swallow.
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Oyster Cocktail
Oyster Cocktail
Large oyster cocktail
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Oysters on the Half Shell
Oysters on the Half Shell
6 Tillamook, 6 Penn Cove on the half shell
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Creamed Crab
Creamed Crab
Creamed Dungeness crab
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes
Good crab cakes but crab here is so good, its simpler incarnations are better.
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, Seafood Stew
Seafood Stew
Rich, buttery seafood stew: ultimate comfort
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday12 pm - 9 pm
Monday11 am - 9 pm
Tuesday11 am - 9 pm
Wednesday11 am - 9 pm
Thursday11 am - 9 pm
Friday11 am - 10 pm
Saturday11 am - 10 pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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