Oregon is known for its amazing food and award-winning restaurants, but there’s so much more to Oregon’s food culture than what may be seen at first glance. From remote coastal restaurants to mouthwatering hole-in-the-walls, here are 7 of Oregon’s most delicious hidden gems:
7. Mame, Eugene
This tiny sushi joint on Blair Blvd in Eugene may not look like much from the outside, but holy smokes is it delicious.
6. Side Door Cafe, Gleneden Beach
This hidden gem is located near Depoe Bay (just off the 101) in a charming old brick and tile factory. The establishment caters and hosts events as well as serves delicious lunches and dinners.
5. Cowboy Dinner Tree, Silver Lake
This remote restaurant located in central Oregon offers more than just a tasty meal; it offers a completely unique experience. This secluded, reservation-only, cash-only restaurant serves enormous Cowboy feasts in a historic wooden cabin.
4. Roe, Portland
Roe is an acclaimed fine dining seafood restaurant tucked away inside of the B&T Oyster Bar on Division St. in Portland.
3. Otis Cafe, Otis
Locals love this little diner in Otis (located just off highway 20), and for good reason. This homey, family-run eatery serves delicious American breakfast and lunch staples like burgers, clam chowder, egg scrambles, and more, made from scratch. Be sure to save room to try their amazing marionberry pie with Tillamook ice cream.
2. Anna's by the Sea, Gold Beach
Anna's by the Sea is a cozy, 14-seat restaurant in the little town of Gold Beach. This charming restaurant serves traditional American food, cooked to order.
1. Langbaan, Portland
Located discreetly in the back room of PaaDee on SE 28th st., Langbaan has quickly become one of the hottest Thai fine-dining restaurants in Portland.