The Stephanie Inn Dining Room

4.6
163 Reviews
$50 and over
American
Gathering to celebrate the holiday season in the Stephanie Inn Dining Room has become one of our favorite traditions for almost three decades. Our guests are like our family, therefore we want to treat you as such. In order to protect the health and safety of our guests, team members, and community, we are temporarily suspending operations in our dining room and offering in-room dining service from November 18 through December 2, 2020.

The concept is a casually sophisticated, elegant prix fixe five-course meal. The menu changes nightly, as well as with the seasons, and features only the freshest regional ingredients. This is Northwest cuisine at its finest: creative, innovative, and delicious. We offer 2 seatings nightly, at 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm by reservation only. Please note that The Stephanie Inn welcomes children over 12 years of age.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 163 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We opted to do the pairing and I highly recommend. The courses were well thought out, and presented beautifully. My only complaint is that everything felt rushed. I would have preferred more time between courses to enjoy finishing our wines and to just enjoy the evening with my husband. Otherwise everything was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Completely ignored “special request” as well as “special occasion”. Do not eat here for an anniversary or any other important date if you wish for it to be taken seriously. Was an establishment of superior service, but has sadly changed.

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MartyB
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved the experience. This restaurant does not Hs e ocean view. But the gourmet expectation was met.

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1Akskeptic
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well, COVID-19 affects everything. Dinner is a fixed price and menu except two entree choices. We selected both the duck and sea bass, with wine pairing. Excellent decisions. On the down side, a bit rushed through the courses (probably b/c of all the sanitizing for the second seating), and the Swedish cream dessert wasn’t one of our favorites. But I would recommend for a very special occasion.

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Sasy
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Not that impressed with the food. The soup was the best course.

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Julie
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The menu was creative, well thought out and perfectly executed. The wine pairings were outstanding!! We really enjoyed the personal touch of a set seating and the chef's introduction of the meal. We will do it again for sure.

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SteveP
Portland
5 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent place for a safe and special dining occasion. We wanted to celebrate and were concerned about dining out during COVID. The tables were well spaced and the waiters were masked so we felt safe. The food was delicious and the fixed menu and wine pairing was a special dining experience.

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JEFFERYJ
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, I wish we could do it all over again.

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vipLoveToDine
Portland
17 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate here because we were staying at the Stephanie Inn for several nights. If I lived in Cannon Beach, I would come here frequently. The atmosphere is very quiet and very romantic. The wait staff is excellent and the Chef is putting together the best flavors from the Pacific Northwest. One of the best meals I have had in years!

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vipGeffK
Chicago
136 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

great menu, good wine list, service could be better.

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service! We will definitely be back

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ChipB
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ashley was an excellent server she sold us in the Chef’s 5-Course meal and the Wine flight both were excellent!!!

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vipChristine
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We had a wonderful dinner. Food was excellent (although my dessert of chocolate pot de creme was too thick for my taste), we did the pre fixe and the crab cakes were the best we ever tasted. The appetizers and entrees were also outstanding.

Our server was wonderful except asked us if everything was ok too many times. I believe servers should only ask when it looks like something is not ok.

Would definitely go again.

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PaulN
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and terrific service. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys having a terrific meal served with great attention to detail.

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MikeC
Portland
8 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great anniversary dinner! Sarah our server did an awesome job! Had the $79 5 course special, halibut starter was perfectly cooked, beet salad was delicious and the chocolate cheviux was perfect!!!

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vipGray
Las Vegas
38 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The service was very good and the food was exceptional. I will dine there again. The only negative, and it’s not a deal breaker, is the restaurant setting. While located in the Stephanie Inn, which has a beautiful beach location, the restaurant has a parking lot view and the ambiance reminds me of a retirement home in Phoenix. Go after dark and try the risotto.

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SusanB
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although there is no ocean view the ambience is so very nice you won't miss it. Great food with perfect serving proportion. Tasteful, not heavy. Attentative without hovering.

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JohnL
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I would never recommend the Stephanie Inn to a friend as I would most likely lose that friend. It all started with us showing up at 5:25 pm for a 5:30 reservation. We asked the attendant at the front desk where the dining room was. She (in a very condescending voice) said "Well you do need a reservation". We informed her that we did indeed have a reservation and she preceded to tell us "well you can go upstairs, there is a stand with the menu on it and a couple of chairs to sit on" We go upstairs and sure enough there are two chairs and the menu on a stand, (just like she said). The door to the dining room is locked, there is nobody around at all (mind you it is now 5:30 and time for our reservation). We see two other couples wandering by, both trying to open the dining room door and we simply said "not sure what is going on??" We waited another 10 minutes (with absolutely no communication from anybody at the Stephanie Inn) and finally decided to just leave as it was now almost 5:45. I could understand if we had to have waited for a table to clear (reservation later in the evening), but since we were the earliest you could reserve, it was absurd that we had to wait. We then proceeded downstairs and let the front desk attendant know that we would be cancelling our reservation, to please let the dining room know. She said she would, and then I get an email from Open Table questioning why I did not keep my reservation and that I should have informed the Stephanie Inn so they could have given my spot to someone else. I have eaten at several establishments, and never have I been treated so rudely and with no consideration for my time and then been accused of not cancelling. So if the Stephanie Inn is willing to post poor reviews, I simply suggest to very wary of your time, and be prepared for zero help from the front desk, other than to question you not having a reservation and then putting you off as if do not belong.

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vipWahoo
Richmond
98 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The Inn is in a secluded spot along the coast and the dining room provides nice viewing. This is a sedate restaurant with limited menu options but both our meals were excellent (though meal prices are a bit higher than in other good area restaurants without any apparent reason for being so). Service was excellent & attentive but not intrusive. Since it was our anniversary, the chef added a chocolate congratulatory message to our dessert, which was a nice touch. If the cost of the meal is not a deterrent, this is a very good option when in the Cannon Beach area.

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vipTeamstrannon
Seattle
37 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It’s likely the best restaurant within 25 miles of Cannon Beach. It is expensive so know that going in but the food was very good (salmon) and the service was very good. You’re paying more than you should but it is at a hotel so you’re captive a bit. I would go back.

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EloiseB
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent-we try to vacation in Cannon Beach for a few days every September and always book dinner at Stephanie’s and have never been disappointed. Our server, Laura, was especially knowledgeable and accommodating and made our fining experience very enjoyable. The food is always outstanding. Well worth the cost

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stevem
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was good, atmosphere was relaxing. We had a nice view of the coastal range. Service was exceptional. very warm and personable. Champagne was also very good. Will definitely return.

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TomM
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience2

Went for my Vow Renewal Weekend with my Beautiful wife - had never been there before together and Cannon Beach location wad Amazing. Food was amazing and presentation was OUTSTANDING - we both had fish (Sturgeon and Ling Cod) for a main dish and portions were small but perfect! We ate at 5:30pm and it was less busy as there are only about 20 tables in the restaurant so it is recommended to eat early if you can.

All tables had their own server & Chef even came out to greet us and tell us about the meal and wine pairing but that is where the food service stopped. The ambience was stuffy, a little too pretentious for our taste, the hostess rolled her eyes at us when we arrived and our server wasn’t overly friendly...

We would go back for the food but to pay well over $300 with a bottle of wine for dinner we would expect a top notch experience all the way around.

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Pugetsounder
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would recommend the Stephanie Inn Dining Room for anyone who values fine food in a relaxed but elegant setting and does not mind paying the price. My husband got the rack of lamb and I had a starter of corn velvet soup followed by crab cakes. The lamb was exquisitely tender and juicy. The soup I had was indeed velvety with a tasty bit of Dungeness crab on top. The crab cakes were small but filling, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside for a lovely taste sensation. We had a delightful signature cocktail called a Straw Hat before eating, followed by glasses of Oregon rose´. We loved the music (soft Renaissance), the ambiance, the food and the service. Someday I hope to be able to afford to stay as well as eat here!

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vipDoug595
Seattle
50 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food (petrale sole stuffed with dungeness crab was amazing!), great service, very elegant room. But why, oh why, isn't this dining room on the ocean side of the hotel so that you can get a view of the water? Disappointing that at the best oceanfront lodge in Cannon Beach, they didn't put the fancy restaurant where you could get a view?

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vipKeith
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Although the restaurant represents itself as vegetarian-friendly, there’s no entree on the menu for vegetarians who eat dairy products and love pasta. In spite of advance notice, the chef’s effort at creating something fell far short — tasteless quinoa wrapped in leathery steamed kale.

Our server was wonderful, the ambiance was nice, and a separate serving of risotto was worthy.

Not vegetarian-friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Misleading. Thought the restaurant overlooked the beach. Very disappointing. Expensive as well. Food good but initially no return call to set up champagne and a good table for our anniversary. Do not recommend

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DianaW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Unexpected gem in Cannon Beach. Service was impeccable. Food: exquisite. Quiet and elegant, and a lovely way to escape the crowds. Would highly recommend.

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vipAlyssaM
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely setting, very tranquil. The service was spot on and the food was delicious.

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AliciaandBill
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service and very good food add up to a delightful dining experience at a delightful establishment.

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vipTaylorH
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Stephanie Inn Dining Room. The food was beautifully prepared, the service was warm and friendly and the wine pairing were spot on. I would heartily recommend this restaurant as a go to while in Cannon Beach.

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GregH
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu is limited but that way they can make what they offer really well.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Thought ambiance music could have been more jazzy less formal

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PatriciaG
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a very special experience. We reserve our visits to Stephanie Inn for very special occasions because it is pricey, but also super special in every way.

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vipBrie
Miami
78 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Food selection & presentation was lovely, wine options were excellent! We participated in the four course prix fixe offering which was outstanding. All-around great experience. Thank you!!

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PierreL
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent atmosphere, service, nice and quiet place for dining. The food was amazing! Scallops appetizer and sole stuffed with crab meat was some of the best. Highly recommended.

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WishIWasHere
Portland
14 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had a lovely dinner at the Stephanie Inn. Our food (Rack of Lamb for him, Salmon for me) was delicious. We opted for the prix-fix 5 course dinner, which gave us nice choices to individualize our meals. Very beautiful setting - service was exemplary.

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Suzieb
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Stephanie Inn restaurant was excellent! The dinner was divine, the ambiance was great for our anniversary, the waiter was knowledgeable and loves his job. He truly added to the experience!! The breakfasts are also wonderful. They took comfort foods and added their own flair. Will definitely be back!

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vipSanjayR
Portland
10 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have celebrated special occasions here many times and it never fails to amaze. Great food and awesome service. A 'must-go' at the coast.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Montana
3 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very elegant and we felt well cared for

FAQs

The Stephanie Inn Dining Room is rated 4.6 stars by 163 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.