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. On Open Table $$$$  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 seven-course meal focusing on fresh, local ingredients, this is the place to celebrate that special occasion. Dinner Wed-Sun. On Open Table $$$$ 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  Recipe’s little sister, Bar Deux is a wine bar with light menu at 602 E 1st St

SubTerra – With a small plate menu and entrées that come with soup and salad, SubTerra is a good value with great food.  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

Ruddick/Wood – Northwest fresh, wine country cuisine with a bit of a hipster touch.  The Tavern on Edwards serves light bites, craft cocktails and local beers, wines and ciders. Lunch and Dinner, Tues-Sun,  $$$  720 E First Street    (503) 487-6133

~Casual Dining

Chehalem Valley Brewing Company – With local beer and a new kitchen putting out some great pub fare, this is a great place to grab a bite. $ 2515-B Portland Rd (99w) tucked behind Ye Ole Pizza   971.832.8131

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

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



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

Odd Moe’s Pizza – This local favorite has some big TVs.  $  2515 Portland Road (99w)  (971) 281-8987

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. Dinner Daily. On Open Table  $$$  760 Hwy 99W     503-538-8880

Babica Hen Cafe – A relaxed atmosphere with an American menu including huge salads, flatbread pizzas and tasty diner entrees.  Daily 11am-9pm   $$  1410 N Hwy 99w          (503) 538-7970

~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.  On Open Table  $$$  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 . On Open Table  $$$  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. On Open Table  $$  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. On Open Table  $$$  214 W. Main St.,  Carlton (503) 852-6555


~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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