Dining April 11, 2018
These 9 Roadside Restaurants In Oregon Are Worth Stopping For
We’ve rounded up some of the most drool-worthy roadside restaurants in Oregon that are always worth breaking for. From classic burger joints to homestyle cafes, there’s plenty of places to fuel up on a drive across the Beaver State. If you pass one of the 9 places on this list, you won’t regret stopping for a meal.
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1. Tad's Chicken 'n Dumplins
This authentic 1920's roadhouse serves delicious homestyle cooking along the Historic Columbia River Highway. Stop by to experience the food and ambiance of a bygone era.
1325 Historic Columbia River Hwy., Troutdale, OR 97060
2. Gingerbread House
When traveling to and from Central Oregon, the Gingerbread House is a go-to stop for tasty treats. From homemade gingerbread to fresh baked goods, there's always something around to satisfy your sweet tooth.
21935 Gingerbread St., Mehama, OR 97383
3. Otis Cafe
This classic stop belongs on every Oregonian's bucket list. Come hungry, leave happy.
1259 Salmon River Hwy., Otis, OR 97368
4. K & R Drive In
Taking a break from the road at Rice Hill K&R Drive In is a quintessential Oregon experience. They serve burgers, fries, and sweet Umpqua ice cream. Yum!
201 John Long Rd., Oakland, OR 97462
5. Stewart's 58 Drive-In Restaurant & Coffee Counter
The drive from Portland to Crater Lake can be long, but nothing breaks it up like a stop at Stewart's. This drive is known for their great burgers and milkshakes.
47434 OR-58, Oakridge, OR 97463
6. Ruby's Roadside Grill
Back in the day, Ruby's was a gas station and garage. It has since been redone into a cute and lively little burger joint.
2323 S Roosevelt Dr., Seaside, OR 97138
7. Mike's Drive In
This Portland chain is known for delicious burgers and friendly service. A stop here is always great, no matter if it's the start or end of your road trip.
3045 SE Harrison St., Milwaukie, OR 97222
8. Dayville Cafe
Located near the Painted Hills, this quaint little cafe is a mouthwatering roadside restaurant always worth a stop. Be prepared, the portions are huge.
212 Franklin St., Dayville, OR 97825
9. Fields Station Cafe
Fields Station Cafe may be way out in the boonies, but it's a hearty roadside stop that will keep you fueled on those long journeys. The milkshakes are some of the best in the entire state.
22276 Fields Dr., Fields, OR 97710
Where can we find your favorite roadside restaurant in Oregon? Share your picks with us in the comments below!
For more unique dining experiences in the Beaver State, check out our previous article:
The Oregon Steakhouse In The Middle Of Nowhere That’s One Of The Best On Earth.