A local’s guide to the North Oregon Coast

Planning a trip to the North Oregon Coast? That’s our neighborhood! 

As makers of Oregon leather goods and full-time residents of Tillamook County, we listed some of our favorite places to do, eat, and stay for visitors coming to our area of North Tillamook County / South Clatsop County, between Cannon Beach and Tillamook.  

Are you visiting Portland, too? As long-time Portland residents, don’t miss our Tiny Guide to Portland

As of May 2019, here is our Local’s Guide to the North Oregon Coast: 

Things to Do




Other Things to Do

Where to Eat

For local foods and local food supporters, check out the North Coast Food Trail.


  • Breakfast and Lunch: Yolk, Manzanita
  • Bakery, Sandwiches, and Weekend Dinners: Bread & Ocean, Manzanita
  • Portland-Style Coffee and European Bakery: Sea Level, Cannon Beach
  • Breakfast/Brunch: Wanda’s, Nehalem
  • Coffee & Newspaper: Manzanita News and Espresso, Manzanita

Lunch and Dinner

  • Local / Contemporary: Salmonberry Saloon, Wheeler
  • Chowders and Ice Creams: Buttercup Chowders and Ice Creams, Nehalem
  • Pizza: Marzano’s, Manzanita
  • Thai: A Mighty Thai, Manzanita.


  • Corn Dogs and Kitsch: The Original Pronto Pup on Highway 101 in Rockaway Beach
  • Espresso and Ice Cream: Manzanita Coffee Shop on Laneda Ave. in Manzanita
  • Kombucha, Tea, Hot Soups: Nehalem Beehive on 101 in Nehalem

Pubs, Wineries & Breweries

  • San Dune Pub, Manzanita
  • Dixie’s Vino, Manzanita
  • McGregor’s Whisky Bar, Manzanita
  • The Winery at Manzanita, Manzanita
  • Nehalem Bay Winery, Nehalem
  • De Garde Sour Beer Brewery, Tillamook
  • Pelican Brewery and Public Coast Brewery, Cannon Beach

Places to Stay

  • AirBnB
  • Kendra’s River Inn and B&B
  • Sunset Surf Motel, Manzanita

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