GEARHART — The new Gearhart Crossing Pub will hold a grand opening event from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 18.
Located at 599 Pacific Way at the former Gearhart Grocery location, Gearhart Crossing Pub aims to be a family-friendly resource for locals and visitors and seeks to serve the community by providing food and a warm, casual atmosphere for people to gather.
The pub features locally sourced, organic ingredients and fresh takes on comfort food, including burgers and sandwiches, tacos, salads, soups and starters accompanying several seafood and vegetarian dishes. Several vegan and gluten-free dishes will be available, as will a children’s menu.
According to the new general manager, Victoria Sage of Astoria, the pub will have 16 taps, hosting a wide selection of coastal and Oregon brews and ciders, as well as a large wine selection, small bottle shop and growler fills.
The existing deli will maintain its local favorites, adding a gourmet meat and cheese selection, and will continue its catering business. The pub interior was designed by owner Terry Lowenberg and finished from locally reclaimed materials. Large wooden beams and siding were reclaimed from the former Astoria Builders supply.
Minors are welcome during all open hours. Market and deli hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Pub hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The long-running Gearhart Grocery served the community for as long as residents can remember. The grocery store closed in December, making way for the pub.