Bakery | Coffee shop | Diner | Eclectic
Worth a detour

“You must stop in Nehalem,” advised an Oregon foodie named Ashley when she heard I was heading south out of Cannon Beach. “Wanda’s makes the best huevos rancheros you will ever eat.” I may have had better versions of the traditional borderland breakfast, but not within 1000 miles, and certainly not in a one-of-a-kind place like Wanda’s.

Breakfast began with a cup of Oregon-excellent Sleepy Monk espresso. Even more potent beverage options include Irish coffee and bloody Mary as well as something called a “laughing Wanda,” which is vodka with orange juice and peach nectar.

Following Ashley’s advice, I went for the hot-breakfast menu and a plate of huevos rancheros. They are kaleidoscopic: corn tortillas topped with black beans and great flows of pepper jack cheese, and salsa, all crowned with a pair of fried eggs and chopped green onions.

What to Eat
Wanda’s, Huevos Rancheros
Huevos Rancheros
Huevos rancheros is the dish that has earned Wanda's acolytes throughout western Oregon.
Wanda’s, Fruit Smoothie
Fruit Smoothie
We loved the fruit smoothie, made with orange juice, yogurt, bananas and raspberries.
Wanda’s, Maple Pork Sausage Links
Maple Pork Sausage Links
Among the meat choices are these excellent maple pork sausage links.
Wanda’s, Biscuits & Gravy
Biscuits & Gravy
Here you see a small order of biscuits and gravy: one big one, split and smothered.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday8am - 2pm
Monday8am - 2pm
Tuesday8am - 2pm
Wednesday8am - 8pm
Thursday8am - 8pm
Friday8am - 8pm
Saturday8am - 8pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
9 stops | 105 MILES | 2 hr 46 min

If there were nothing to eat along Oregon's North Coast from Lincoln City to the Columbia River, we'd still come here for its natural beauty. No superlatives exist to describe the magnificence of the ocean, the shore, and the forests threaded by Highway 101 along the coast. In fact, there are many wonderful eateries along…

12 stops | 163 MILES | 4 hr 10 min

Road Trip Overview

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Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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