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American in Coos Bay & North Bend

Pancake Mill

Popular for its tasty breakfasts and lunches, this no-nonsense diner serves typical stuff – scrambles, omelets, waffles and (of course) pancakes for breakfast, with sandwiches and burgers for lunch. Specialties like…
Museum in Coos Bay & North Bend

Coos Art Museum

The Coos Art Museum, in a historic art-deco building, provides a hub for the region's art culture. Rotating exhibits from the museum's permanent collection are displayed, along with occasional shows of local artists…
Seafood in Coos Bay & North Bend

Fishermen's Seafood Market

Best for takeout, this seafood shack on the bayfront has only two tables and a fish counter. Order fish-and-chips or a clam basket and head outside; there are plenty of benches on the nearby boardwalk.
Museum in Coos Bay & North Bend

Coos Historical & Maritime Museum

In new digs on Coos Bay's waterfront, this museum displays exhibits from Native American culture to maritime shipwrecks, plus mining, farming and travel in the region's history.
Historic Building in Coos Bay & North Bend

Egyptian Theatre

This nicely restored historic movie house has fun Egyptian motifs and an original Wurlitzer organ, and mostly plays second-run movies.
Music in Coos Bay & North Bend

Oregon Coast Music Festival

Coos Bay's mostly classical Oregon Coast Music Festival takes place over two weeks in July at various venues around town.