Restaurants

Newberg- a 10 minute drive

 

Fine Dining

Jory - The restaurant of the Allison Inn features local cuisine including produce from their own kitchen garden.  The modern approach to Northwest fare is accompanied by an extensive wine list, including many by the glass. Lunch and Dinner Daily. $$$$  2525 Allison Lane   (503) 554-2526

The Painted Lady - The Painted Lady, in a charming Victorian house, is perhaps the finest dining we’ve got in these parts.  With a formal four-course meal focusing on fresh, local ingredients, this is the place to celebrate that special occasion. Dinner Wed-Sun. $$$$ 201 S. College St         (503) 538-3850

Recipe - Northwest fresh, wine country cuisine in a Victorian house reimagined with warm wood. Lunch and Dinner, Tues-Sat.  $$  115 N Washington   (503) 487-6853

SubTerra - With a small plate menu and entrées that come with soup and salad, SubTerra is a good value.  The menu is a mix of northwest fare and Latin flavors as the chef is from Miami. Lunch and Dinner Daily.  $$  1505 Portland Road    (503) 538-6060

 

Casual Dining

Lil’ Cooperstown Bar & Grill - Yes, it’s a sports bar, but it’s nice and they make pretty good food including salads, sandwiches and other pub fare.  $  705 N Springbrook (503) 538-9405

Bonaventura Sausage & Deli – Bonaventura uses its homemade Italian sausage in many of its sandwich and salad creations.  $  620 E 1st St,                (503) 487-6489

Lucky Fortune – It’s Newberg’s Chinese restaurant, where Curt does to-go when Kristin orders from the Thai restaurant.  $  400 E 1st Street                (503) 538-1661

Golden Leaf Thai Cuisine – It’s Newberg’s Thai restaurant.  It’s where Kristin orders to-go when Curt orders from the Chinese restaurant.  $  505 E 1st Street     (503) 5387515

Jem 100′s – Newberg’s burger and ice cream joint, although Curt always gets the fish sandwich.  $  208 N Main St           (503)538-6191

Jac’s Deli and Frozen Custard – Sandwiches, salads and deli case offerings and a serious devotion to homemade frozen custard.  $  111 E 1st St                (503) 538-1113

Burgerville – If you need fast food, this is the Northwest chain with seasonal menu items like Walla Walla Sweet Onion Rings.  $  2514 Portland Rd           (503) 538-0914

Panaderia y Taqueria Gonzalez – This panaderia (bakery) is one of our most authentic Mexican restaurant.  The food is flavorful and delicious… almost like your Mexican grandmother is in the kitchen.  $  619 E 1st Street       (503) 538-0306

 

Pizza

Abby’s Legendary Pizza – A regional pizza chain that serves up both thin and deep dish style pizzas.  Abby’s also does a pretty darn good gluten-free crust.  $  1913 Portland Rd           (503) 538-3800

Ye Olde Pizza Shoppe – This local favorite has an added bonus: enjoy local brews at the Chehalem Valley Brewing taproom across the parking lot and order your pizza from Ye Olde Pizza Shoppe.  $  2515 Portland Road (99w)  (503) 538-2022

Pasquale’s – This Italian diner is good for pizza.  They make it with a nice, thick crust that passes Curt’s crust test.  $  111 W 1st Street      (503) 538-0910

Dundee – a 20 minute drive

 

Fine Dining

The Dundee Bistro –     A cozy, casual fine dining option centrally locate amongst tasting rooms, The Dundee Bistro anchors its menu in wood-fired pizza, house-made pastas and creative bistro entrees.  Truffled fries are a favorite, as appetizer or side dish. The full bar and scrumptious desserts round out the offerings. Lunch and Dinner Daily.  $$  100 SW Seventh Street  (503) 554-1650

Tina’s Restaurant – One of the cornerstones of Wine Country, Tina’s has evolved with the area using local, seasonal ingredients to give direction to the French-ish Northwest menu.  Tina’s has a slightly smaller menu than other area restaurants, but the choices are creative and tasty.  Don’t be surprised to notice a table of winemakers discussing the day’s work. Lunch Tuesday-Friday, Dinner Daily.  $$$  760 Hwy 99W     503-538-8880

Paulée – Both elegant and refined, the menu of Paulée is French-based with skillful usage of the valley’s fresh, local ingredients.  Lunch and Dinner Wednesday-Monday     $$$$  1410 N Hwy 99w          (503) 538-7970

Red Hills Provincial Dining – Dinner Tuesday-Sunday.  $$$  276 Highway 99w (503) 538-8224

 

Casual Dining

Red Hills Market – A quaint market serving gourmet sandwiches, salads and wood-fired pizza, Red Hill Market is an easy break between winery visits… or take yours to-go for a picnic.  Gluten Free pizza crust is available.  Local beers are also available for those who need a wine break.Lunch and Dinner Daily.  $$  155 SW 7th St            (971) 832-8414

A Little Bit Further

 

Fine Dining

Joel Palmer House – If you love mushrooms, the Joel Palmer House is the place to be.  Creative and traditional dishes highlighting many different types of mushrooms are presented in a formal dining experience.  Mushrooms in dessert, oh yeah! Dinner Tuesday-Saturday.  $$$  600 Ferry St, Dayton  (503) 864-2995

Bistro Maison   – Running a small dining room with personalized service,  Chef Jean-Jacques and his wife Deborah bring French bistro fare to the WillametteValley.  From the white truffle fondue to the coq au vin, you almost feel like speaking French as you leave. Lunch Wed-Fri, Dinner Wed-Sun .  $$$  729 NE Third St,  McMinnville  (503) 474-1888

La Rambla – With a menu of Northwest-inspired cuisine from Spain, La Rambla presents a full range of hot and cold tapas for easy sharing, while a selection of entrees is also available.  Dessert is tasty as well… Curt always gets the Churros con Chocolate. Lunch and Dinner Daily.  $$  238 NE Third St,  McMinnville  (503) 435-2126

Nick’s Italian Café – Italian cuisine is done the Italian way at Nick’s, a wine country landmark since 1977.  Fresh made pasta and house-cured meats are some highlights from Nicks, which has a back room for more casual gatherings.  Lunch Tues-Sun, Dinner nightly.  $$$  521 E. Third St, McMinnville  (503) 434-4471

Thistle – Uberlocal, Thistle has earned praise for the approach of “only what the local farmer brings in the morning gets on the menu tonight”.  Dinner Tuesday-Saturday.  $$  228 NE Evans Street,  McMinnville  (503) 472-9623

Cuvee – An intimate dinner experience with French dishes in the spotlight.  Dinner Wednesday-Sunday.  $$$  214 W. Main St.,  Carlton (503) 852-6555

Blue Goat – Lunch and Dinner Wednesday-Sunday.  $$  506 S. Trade Street, Amity  (503) 835-5170

 

Casual Dining

Golden Valley Brewery & Restaurant – When the owners have a ranch and a brewery, you know you’ll get local beef and beer.  Lunch and dinner daily.  $$  980 NE 4th St., McMinnville (503) 472-2739

Hotel Oregon – It’s the Northwest funkiness you were looking for.  The pub grub is also available at the rooftop bar or the cellar and is good McMenamin’s fare.  Lunch and dinner daily.  $$  310 NE Evans St.,  McMinnville  (503) 435-3154

Carlton Bakery – Lunch as gourmet sandwiches with fresh-baked bread, or maybe just a few Pain 4U Chocolate. Lunch Tuesday-Saturday.  $  305 W. Main Street, Carlton  (503) 852-6687

The Horse Radish Wine & Cheese Bar - Part antipasti-part gourmet sandwiches, all fabulous, with live music on the weekends. Gluten-free bread available.  Lunch daily, live music Fri & Sat nights.  $  211 W Main Street,  Carlton  (503) 852-6656

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