Otis Cafe

Bakery | Diner | Pie Shop | Small Town Café
One of the best

The Otis Cafe is an undersize roadside diner serving oversize meals. Located next to the post office, featuring a picnic-table patio as well as counter-and-table seats inside, the modest eat-place has received national acclaim for great pies, and lumberjack’s (or more accurately in this case, fishermen’s) breakfasts. Sourdough pancakes have a tang beautifully haloed by lots of melting butter and a spill of syrup. Eggs come with hash browns, the potatoes preferably blanketed with melted cheese and green onions (known as German potatoes), and excellent homemade black molasses bread or a jumbo cinnamon roll.

One great lunch is the two-fisted BLT made with full-flavored slices of beefsteak tomato plus a bonus layer of cheese. We also recommend the 1/3-pound cheeseburger, a goopy affair on a hefty bun with Otis’ homemade mustard. On the side come dreamy griddle-fried potatoes or potato chips. (Otis Cafe does not have a deep fryer; hence, no French fries.) Pies are gorgeous, especially the West Coast rarity, marionberry. A more intense, supremely aromatic blackberry, the marionberry was made to be put in a pie. That the crust here is crisp and aristocratic makes it all the more excellent a dessert.


What to Eat
Otis Cafe, Molasses Bread
Molasses Bread
The bread will make a repeat customer out of anyone.
Otis Cafe, German Hash Browns
German Hash Browns
The hash browns compliment any dish nicely.
Otis Cafe, Marionberry Pie
Marionberry Pie
For a true taste of Oregon, try the marionberry pie. Otis Café excels with their homemade baked goods.
Otis Cafe, Iced Tea
Iced Tea
Even the iced tea is better than expected, as this is orange peppermint.
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Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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