Wanda’s

Bakery | Coffee shop | Diner | Eclectic
excellent
Worth a detour
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“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. Continue reading

“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.

Dishes to try
Wanda’s, Huevos Rancheros
Huevos Rancheros
Must-Try
Huevos rancheros is the dish that has earned Wanda's acolytes throughout western Oregon.
Wanda’s, Fruit Smoothie
Fruit Smoothie
Must-Try
We loved the fruit smoothie, made with orange juice, yogurt, bananas and raspberries.
Wanda’s, Maple Pork Sausage Links
Maple Pork Sausage Links
Must-Try
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.
Smoked Salmon Omelet
Espresso
Scone
Directions and Hours
Open Today
Sunday8 am - 2 pm
Monday8 am - 2 pm
Tuesday8 am - 2 pm
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday8 am - 2 pm
Friday8 am - 2 pm
Saturday8 am - 2 pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
9 stops | 2 hr 46 min total driving
12 stops | 4 hr 9 min total driving
Information and Policies
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Reservations Accepted
No
Delivery Available
No
Takeout Counter
Yes
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