Mo’s Restaurant, Newport
This is the original dive in an Oregon chain built on fresh, creamy, New England–style chowder topped with bacon. The peanut butter cream pie is also a signature recipe and readers’ favorite; 541/265-7512 or moschowder.com.
The Hungry Clam, Brookings Harbor
Outdoor seating allows you to watch the boats at the Port of Brookings Harbor. The chowder (served in a bread bowl) and fish-and-chips are among the favorites; 541/469-2526.
Pacific Seafood, Bay City
Eat oysters any way you like ‘em and watch the oyster processing operation through big windows; 503/377-2323 or pacificseafood.com.