Restaurant Five-0-Three
Restaurant Five-0-Three

Restaurant Five-0-Three

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.restaurant503.com/
  • Phone: 5036070960x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: John Bokman
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: John 5036070960x
  • Entertainment: Wine dinners and live music are offered every Saturday night throughout the summer months.

    www.restaurant503.com/events.html

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burns St
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Restaurant Five-0-Three
(five-0-three) offers casual, fine dining with a focus on local, sustainable ingredients. Our menu changes frequently to take advantage of the short growing seasons in the Northwest. We feature an international wine list with a clear focus on boutique wineries found in the Northwest to compliment the locally sourced food.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Restaurant Five-0-Three reviews from OpenTable diners
30 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (15)great for outdoor dining (13)notable wine list (11)special occasion (9)fit for foodies (8)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (4)romantic (3)good for groups (3)hot spot (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    We were celebrating a special occasion and chose Five-O-Three for dinner. We've dined here before and have never been disappointed. The wait staff is always very attentive and friendly, and the food is usually very good, including tonight. It's nice to have this quality of a restaurant in this part of town. The only criticism would be that they were already out of steak the night we were there. Overall, it was a nice experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Home run every time
    Alwayseatingout
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We have been dining at five o three for several years. Always exceptional food and service. Varied menu and specials to please the most discriminating diner. Business dinners or lunches or going out with friends it is always a home run
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 503 Restaurant Is Very Fine
    GiveMeMeatToEat
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Just had an 25th anniversary dinner for a member of our staff. It was a relaxed atmosphere, the food is VERY good, cocktails were also, and wine list had lots of fine selections. Dessert was an acorn squash pudding. Sounded terrible but we gave it a shot. It was fantastic! All-in-all, a very fine dining experience. I would highly recommend 503!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great happy hour!
    AllGood
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Love this place, it was my second visit and it lived up to the first visit I had. Great happy hour and excellent food, I would recommend the steamers, so good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was lacking
    LoveOregon
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Had a reservation for 5:30 - got seated at a 2-person booth with sun in our eyes, even though a 4-person booth sat empty the whole time. Waiter was prompt to take our order, told my hubby to let him prepare the fries in their special way, but didn't tell us that would cost us an extra $2.50. My steak arrived and was much rarer than I'd prefer - no one ever came back to ask how everything was, so I ended up taking the steak home. Then we paid and went outside to listen to the music we had come to hear and sat at a table to order drinks/dessert but were told by the outside waiter that the tables outside were reserved for diners. We said we had just dined inside and wanted to have dessert/drinks - he disappeared and never returned.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fine Dining in West Lynn
    daveonbass
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Three-O-Five came to my attention because I was looking for live music, with a good wine list. That the cuisine was incredible came as no surprise. My brother and I had a fantastic experience, in spite of a distracted server. A nice enough guy, but I think he was doubling as a bar tender. Still a 5 star experience, and a special mention to Ron Steen Joe Millward, and his lovely lady (sorry, your name didn't stick..!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ibcreative
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary and were not disappointed. We went to happy hour and enjoyed an assortment of appetizers. The ordered our dinner from the main menu. The duck was excellent and the service was superb.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Six of us went to Five 0 Three on Saturday night to celebrate my birthday. We sat outside on the patio and listened to the band play as we ate our delicious dinner. Our waiter was outstanding and very engaging. Not a single criticism. All six of us were extremely impressed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the Five-0-Three
    NeeseyWL
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our waiter was super friendly and funny as well. Fun apps, good drinkys. Looking forward to going back soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a pleasant surprise!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    There were five of us, each gave high marks for the attentive service, and most of all , the quality of your menu. We had steak, lamb and chicken. My wife who usually bemoans her choices at restaurant was delighted and pleased. I surveyed every one, they all agreed that their meals were outstanding! Repeat visits are a must. The word is out to friends and family. Great to know that such a jewel exists in our neighborhood!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    bluegreen
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    If you want an enjoyable, relaxed evening, visit Five-O-Three. The food is delicious and the service is impeccable. The staff is friendly and efficient while the food is flavorful. Don't miss this wonderful restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    pahardskull
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    The online reservation was fine, however the food was substandard and very over priced. Service was very good and our waitress went out of her way to be accommodating. We enjoyed the wine list and well drinks especially the "muy caliente margarita."
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 84 reviews are from the Restaurant Five-0-Three reviews archive.
  • little gem
    Katmanduc
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We went for dinner and sat outside where they had a great band playing. The food was outstanding as usual. Really like the butter lettuce salad and the duck was excellent also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Must try!
    greatplace
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Definitely a neighborhood gem! Great food, wonderful live music and the outdoor dining in spectacular.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Gary
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We had a great time and meal at 503. The staff was accommodating and attentive, the food was delicious, the drinks were tasty, an overall great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice local find
    Sarahc
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    This was our first time dining at the 503 and it will not be our last. The service was fantastic. Very attentive and knowledgeable staff. I had the paella. It was wonderful. My husband had the steak Frites. Not a bite left on our plates. Looking forward to going there again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    JandJ
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We went for a later dinner, and considering this is located in a small shopping center, I did not expect too much. Was I wrong! We were greeted warmly, had a cozy booth for two, and the server was attentive but not one of those "Hi my name is so-and-so" people. What we really appreciated was that the food was properly spaced, the timing was right. There was no feeling hurried through courses and we got to savor and linger over our entrees. The food was spectacular and cooked to perfection. Live music was a nice touch and not overpowering the conversation. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining at a used car lot.
    Aaron
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Been here multiple times. Food was decent as always but the menu has become stagnent. Our table of 4 ordered multiple drinks, salads, and entrees. A waitress gave us desert menus but we had a birthday cake at home so we told her we didn't want desert. 1 minute later our waiter came back an insisted we order desert. After a few of us told him we weren't interested he kept on pushing the deserts, continuing to describe the deserts etc. It wasn't until each person at the table told him multiple times did he relent and brought us our bill. He was also pushy about drinks at the beginning of the meal. Afterwards we agreed it felt like dining at a used car lot.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden Gem
    Katmanduc
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    The was a little slow coming out but it was worth the wait. From the salads to the dessert everything was delicious and beautifully presented. The sea scallops always come out beautifully done and the braised lamb was rich and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Burger in town!
    BKMdogVIP
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    I've had the burger before, my wife finally tried it--both agree, BEST BURGER IN TOWN!! She usually gets the chicken breast, her favorite, but relented to try the burger after hearing my raves continually! Enjoy
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    Dinner
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    We were a group of 5 and spent $300/- for dinner. The main reason I would not recommend it is because 3 out of 5 main course dishes were below average in taste. Everything else was great. Nice bar, ambiance, quiet, good appetizers and drinks. And the service was also great. They need to improve the main course for taste and choices.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, but lacks ambiance
    TastesGreat1
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    Food was superior and well presented, service not as attentive as it could have been. What detracted from overall experience the most was the lack of a warm, comfortable ambiance. Not sure why, maybe because of the high ceiling. Still, I would recommend it for a nice dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special birthday
    LindagG
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    There were six of us for our daughter's birthday. We had a nice round table so we could all visit. We all thought our food was delicious. We definitely will be back, great evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Gem RepeatedlyDelivers
    Fit4foodieVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    A great rotation of wonderfully delicious meal selections, and attentive service from management/owner, and substantial wine list for great meal matching. Yes its right off Willamette Dr but the ambience makes you forget it once you step inside the door. Even in warmer weather when sitting outside, they make a strong effort to transport you to a wonderful over-all dining environment.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/21/2014
    This was our second visit to the restaurant in a year (we live over 200 miles away). The service is excellent and the food is outstanding although somewhat limited in scope. Overall enjoyable experience. Will certainly visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, a bit over priced
    out2dinner
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    503 is small, but fun. Lots of energy - the bartenders are also waiters and very personable. The food was great, but expensive. I hear their Happy Hour is worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful restaurant in the burbs
    Portlandpickyeater
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We have eaten here several times; with our kids and with friends. No matter who we are with the food is great as is the service. We brought friends who had not eaten here this time and one of them is quite particular. They both loved it and want to go back. which of course we will.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We expected to use Passport.
    vandyVIP
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    We expected to use Passport. It was our error for failing to check the list. They dropped Passport in November.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Dinner
    Kathy
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    We had reservations for 6 which grew to 10 by the day of the event. We reserved their back room for my dad's birthday dinner. All was wonderful. Our server let us establish the pace which turned out to be three hours. She was patient and gracious throughout the dinner. We enjoyed the evening and will be back for future gatherings.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food but awfully noisy.
    Claude
    Dined on 1/5/2014
    The good was well worth the wait but the proximity of the bar and the poor acoustics made it difficult for a group of four to converse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • They'll work with you!
    Sumguy
    Dined on 12/12/2013
    My partner has food sensitivities that makes eating out a challenge, but Five-O-three will work with you on any dish to make the experience totally pleasant, and safe! And the regular menu is awesome, besides!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Relax and enjoy
    bluegreen
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    You really feel special when you dine at 503. The waiters are friendly, but professional. Pleasing you is their focus. The food is beyond delicious. The favors are always blended in a special way tp produce the mouth watering reaction.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice but not inspired
    DeHypnotist
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    Our meal was good but not really inspired. 503 has not come back up to its original level of excellence, although it has certainly improved in the past year of so.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect Neighborhood Spot
    Queenie
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    We love the owner and his faithful band of servants. It's always clean and tidy. The mood lighting in the evenings plus a little band on the weekends adds to the ambience. Good wine list and they like their wine, which means you will like yours! The food is good, not amazing, but good. Sometimes they have specials which are amazing. It's a perfect neighborhood spot if you like a more upscale evening. The appetizers seems to have more bang than the entrees but it's the staff and the wine that always keep us coming back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Neighborhood gem delivers
    Fit4foodieVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2013
    Great personal attention at arrival, and with each course of meal. Duck was devine! Roast vegetable salad a tasty starter. Excellent wine options by glass or bottle. We keep going back and discover new favorites!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    HappyCouple
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Delicious local sourced food; fantastic attentive service. We enjoyed a special (expensive for us) dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were the only people eating inside the restaurant as the other groups were dining outside and listening to a musician play for three hours. Wonderful evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Burger!
    BKMdogVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2013
    One of the best tasting burgers ever! Cooked perfectly at medium rare, with pomme frites and blue cheese drizzle make for a wonderful evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening
    cynkaraVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2013
    We had a lovely little dinner outside here. The macaroni & cheese was a bit crispy on top from being broiled but was otherwise good. My husband enjoyed his meal. The outdoor area is on the edge of a parking lot. It's acceptable but not great. Some additional barriers to the parking lot and the road would improve the ambience. We'll go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was fantastic as always
    odonel1333VIP
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    Food was fantastic as always really enjoyed our dinners music is always a great add
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!
    jbschutz
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    We asked local friends to choose a restaurant to meet for dinner. Our expectations were met and exceeded! The atmosphere, the drinks, the food, the service and the local band (Samba Feat) were all great! We have already recommended this location to many friends. It was worth the drive from Salem for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.