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The Depot Restaurant - Seaview

4.7
357 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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The Depot Restaurant - Seaview features casual fine dining offering a Chef's Table to watch owner Chef Michael Lalewicz perform his magic from a display kitchen. The covered heated deck adds outdoor seating. A northwest and international wines list offers 16 wines by the glass and six microbrews on-tap. This 125 year old train station from the peninsula's Clamshell Railroad feels like a French Bistro especially when seated at the 9 seat counter reminding one of the Orient Express. Northwest Palate claims "Lalewicz has food angels in the kitchen" and food writer Gerry Frank of the Oregonian declares "the Depot is one of the best Dinner Houses in the Northwest"
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Continental, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(360) 642-7880
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Lalewicz
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Catering
Most catering is done on site as described above under Private Parties. We cater appetizers for offsite events.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
L Street
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Parking details
OK to park on the street as well around The DEPOT
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Special events & promotions
Wine Dinners are held October through June including our October Wild Mushroom Dinner, November Lewis & Clark Wild Game Dinner, Valentines Savory and Sweet Dinner and spring time Italian and French wine dinners. Wednesday is Burger Nite Mid October - Mid June.
Additional
Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 357 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Loved this restaurant! Every person, from the hostess to the server to the bussers, were fantastic, friendly and provided excellent service! The wilted spinach salad was the best salad that I have ever ordered anywhere. Highly recommend making The Depot a "must go there" restaurant, when you are in Long Beach, WA.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Best restaurant on the peninsula.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Small building, formerly the train station (until 1930). Eight tables. Open kitchen. Jazz throughout. Waitstaff on point. Ambiance plus. Amazing food, like we wanted to place some of those flavors, but that is what makes great food just that, we were left in awe. I would have taken pictures, but it would have broken the spell. If you happen to find yourself on the Long Beach Peninsula in WA, check it out.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Small gem of a place tucked away in a small beach town. Oysters and clam chowder were excellent. Nice wine selection. Good mix of locals and tourists-and while the locals were greeted with hugs, we were made to feel welcome and taken care of. We’d definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

This is our go to place when in Long Beach. Organic, local, grass fed beef, fresh seafood. Local beer and wine. Amazing desserts. Great service. Photos below. Forgot to take before eating. There is a little salmon on the steak plate and vice versa.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Went for dinner on a Sunday evening. Food and service were great. Will definitely be going back.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We have gone to the Depot a few times now and each time dinner was great! The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly. The food is outstanding. Chef Michael does a great job incorporating local fare into a one of kind menu.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

It was hamburger night with friends. Delicious. Great wine!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Best restaurant In Long Beach. Everything is fresh and locally sourced. The atmosphere is cozy and quaint. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Love this place!

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Awesome bacon stuffed quail!! Very cool to watch the chef cook.

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2.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We did not stay at the restaurant because they had a special "Burgers Only" night that we were not aware of until we arrived. The restaurant did try to contact us before hand to tell us of the menu change but I missed the message. We had been wanting items from the regular menu. It would have been nice to have the burger night advertised on the website since we learned it was a regular for the winter months on Wednesdays. If we would have stayed we were not happy with our place of being seated, right in the aisle next to the kitchen since we had reservations and the rest of the restaurant was still empty. We will try again.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The Depot is yummy and welcoming, relaxing and a perfect place to celebrate Valentines or any day!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This was our first time dining at The Depot and wish I’d known about it sooner! Love the ambiance and the welcoming atmosphere! The food and service were both outstanding!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We enjoyed Valentine's dinner at The Depot, great service and food. We always make it a point for a Depot dinner when visiting the coast..a true gentleman.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Flavors. That is what the food was all about. Many different, great flavors.

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2.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Fish was over seasoned and looked like a plate that came from Dennys. Older gall, believe she was an owner was very polite, however our online reservations fell through, told it happens all the time. Old guy with the gray pony tail was beyond rude, made my wife and i very uncomfortable. Will never go back, over priced but were turned off it was just plain bad. Couldnt eat it!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Quaint, quiet, great food and service.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

We come to the Depot whenever we're in Seaview, at least a couple of times a year and it's the highlight meal of the trip. Their steaks are the melt in your mouth variety - high quality and great value. At the front end appetizers and back end desserts are always a wow too. The staff are all pleasant and genuine.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

This was our 5th visit to the Depot. Food is always sooo good. Quaint spot owned by charming people. Next time we are at Seaview, you will find us at a table or the bar .

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5.0Dined on January 15, 2018

This was a great dining experience. The food was awesome as was the service. Both server and hostess were friendly and helpful. Mentioned it was my wife’s birthday and the dessert we ordered came with a candle and no charge. Definitely going back!

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Wonderful place for a reunion with friends. The local crowd was packed in tight but it never felt overwhelming. This place is quaint.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

We are locals who really enjoy our dining experiences at the Depot. The food is excellent. The owners are accessible and knowledgeable, use local farms and ranches for the food. Also, local wines and brews.

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5.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Fantastic! HOT, Tasty, tender, satisfying meal! Great service and super welcoming environment.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent service and food. Very good wine selection. We had NYE dinner here and it was our first visit. It will not be our last! I would recommend getting a reservation as it is a small place.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Delicious as always! We started with the French onion soup, suburb! Then I had a "little plate" of the large 3 scallops in a mango sauce. The sauce was too spicy for my Swedish palate, but were cooked perfectly. Husband had the 7 oz. fillet, and was cooked to perfection. We dine there 6-10 times a year, and always is the best!

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3.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Our experience in the past several years has been awesome. Always the host staff and chiefs are very friendly. The service has also been good overall.
We were looking forward to a wonderful meal again with our friends and we all were sorely disappointed. There were so many people in the restaurant and difficult to express our concerns to the waiter. I’m sure the reason our meal was over cooked was because of the crowd.
When small amount of people we always get a tender juicey melt in your mouth filet mignon cooked perfectly medium rare.
Wel’ll go back just not on a holiday. It’s one of our favorite places on the peninsula.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Loved this place.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We went here for Christmas Dinner, made reservations in advance. The food was very good. nice wine selection. I had the freshly caught salmon and my partner had steak. The dessert, apple crumble was way too sweet with to much liquid sugar but the ice cream on top was nice. It's a cute restaurant, small and cosy with lots of interesting decorating around

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Hands down, my favorite restaurant on the Long Beach Peninsula.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We walked to this restaurant from our motel about a mile and 1/4 along the ocean path. Lovely walk to and from.

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3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Did not enjoy eating at bar. Called two weeks in advance and return call put us at bar for our dinner time. Noisy, drafty from door opening and closing. One couple at bar was moved to a table that came after us (no reservation). Food was luke warm. Lamb shank was tough. Very disappointed expeeience for Christmas Eve.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

I’m a regular and enthusiastic diner at The Depot. It’s one of my priority stops whenever I’m at the beach. The food preparation is exceptional. The staff is professional and yet engaging and friendly even when the press of business is hectic. Because the restaurant is an old railroad station the ambiance lends an atmosphere of coziness. Often diners seated next to each other engage in conversation. Thus a feeling of camaraderie and engagement prevails. This all adds up to a TOP NOTCH dining experience.

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Fantastic experience! It was our 25th anniversary so we were seated at ‘the chef’s table’ right next to the kitchen. Observing the chefs cook was like watching a culinary ballet. Our food, the service and ambiance were all outstanding. Best anniversary celebration ever!!

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

The Depot became our favorite restaurant within the first bite!
I'm only sorry I waited so long to go. Fresh food made with experience and love.
I wanted to hug the kitchen staff!
Next time for sure!

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

The quality of our meal was exceptional and beautifully presented. We look forward to dinner at The Depot each time we are in the area.

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Second visit. Lovely restaurant that consistently offers delicious food!!

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5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

We visited this restaurant the 1st time about 13 or 14 years ago. It was excellent then and still is today. Live in the area now so will be able to frequent more often. Exceptional!

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

I have been to The Depot several times and the food and service are always excellent!!
My friend had never been there and was very impressed!

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Cozy, friendly, excellent service, great food. A real gem, I'm always happy to recommend and it doesn't disappoint. A very special place without being fussy.

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2.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Wow this was bad! Good luck friends! Expensive and not at all good.

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