Best American Restaurants in Salem

Roberts CrossingRoberts Crossing
(75)
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American | Salem, Salem
Vault 244 Bistro | LoungeVault 244 Bistro | Lounge
(201)
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American | Albany, Salem
The Garden View Restaurant - Oregon Garden ResortThe Garden View Restaurant - Oregon Garden Resort
(343)
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American | Silverton, Salem
The Rock Wood Fired Pizza - SalemThe Rock Wood Fired Pizza - Salem
(35)
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American | Salem, Salem
Holdfast DiningHoldfast Dining
(171)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
Willow RestaurantWillow Restaurant
(208)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
Castagna RestaurantCastagna Restaurant
(703)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
QuaintrelleQuaintrelle
(312)
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American | North Portland, Portland
RadarRadar
(333)
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American | North Portland, Portland
Vinotopia at Forest ParkVinotopia at Forest Park
(264)
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American | Forest Park, Westside
Irving St KitchenIrving St Kitchen
(1569)
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American | Pearl District, Portland
Noble RotNoble Rot
(1162)
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American | NE Portland, Portland
Ranch House (Brasada Ranch)Ranch House (Brasada Ranch)
(62)
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American | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County
DRAKEDRAKE
(765)
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American | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County
The Stephanie Inn Dining RoomThe Stephanie Inn Dining Room
(118)
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American | Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast
Larks MedfordLarks Medford
(277)
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American | Medford, Ashland / Medford

Best Italian Restaurants in Salem

AgriVinoAgriVino
(481)
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Italian | Carlton, Willamette Valley
Mucca OsteriaMucca Osteria
(1377)
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Italian | Downtown, Portland
Bar MingoBar Mingo
(315)
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Italian | NW Portland, Portland
NostranaNostrana
(2309)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
a Cena Ristorantea Cena Ristorante
(1881)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge
(901)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
DOCDOC
(840)
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Italian | NE Portland, Portland
Ristorante Italiano - Excelsior InnRistorante Italiano - Excelsior Inn
(249)
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Italian | Eugene, Eugene
Fillmore TrattoriaFillmore Trattoria
(340)
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Italian | NW Portland, Portland
decarlidecarli
(1483)
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Italian | Beaverton, Westside
MiNGO WestMiNGO West
(898)
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Italian | Beaverton, Westside
Flatbread Neapolitan PizzeriaFlatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria
(110)
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Italian | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County
Arrivederci Wine & JazzArrivederci Wine & Jazz
(204)
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Italian | Milwaukie, Clackamas

Popular restaurants in Portland

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a Cena Ristorante
(293)
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Italian | SE Portland
Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace
(235)
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Italian | Lake Oswego
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(319)
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Steakhouse | Lake Oswego
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Japanese | Beaverton
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Portland

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
Le PigeonLe Pigeon
1648
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French | NE Portland, Portland
KachkaKachka
227
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Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland
Departure Restaurant and LoungeDeparture Restaurant and Lounge
3055
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Asian | Downtown, Portland
AndinaAndina
6768
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Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Willow RestaurantWillow Restaurant
208
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American | SE Portland, Portland
BeastBeast
1543
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French | NE Portland, Portland
Portland City GrillPortland City Grill
6334
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Steak | Downtown, Portland
DOCDOC
840
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Italian | NE Portland, Portland
Mucca OsteriaMucca Osteria
1377
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Italian | Downtown, Portland
RingSide Steakhouse - UptownRingSide Steakhouse - Uptown
3937
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Steakhouse | NW Portland, Portland

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Portland

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
Little BirdLittle Bird
2472
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French | Downtown, Portland
Departure Restaurant and LoungeDeparture Restaurant and Lounge
3055
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Asian | Downtown, Portland
Le PigeonLe Pigeon
1648
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French | NE Portland, Portland
KachkaKachka
227
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Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland
RenataRenata
1055
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
NostranaNostrana
2309
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
ImperialImperial
2352
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Northwest | Downtown, Portland
Bistro AgnesBistro Agnes
419
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French | Downtown, Portland
Higgins Restaurant & BarHiggins Restaurant & Bar
1245
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Organic | SW Portland, Portland
JacquelineJacqueline
272
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Seafood | SE Portland, Portland
La MouleLa Moule
246
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French American | SE Portland, Portland
HeadwatersHeadwaters
858
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Northwest | Downtown, Portland
AviaryAviary
1070
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French | NE Portland, Portland
AndinaAndina
6768
$$$$
Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Irving St KitchenIrving St Kitchen
1569
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American | Pearl District, Portland
Nel CentroNel Centro
1488
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Italian | SW Portland, Portland
DavenportDavenport
273
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Contemporary American | NE Portland, Portland
Can Font PortlandCan Font Portland
301
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Spanish | SW Portland, Portland
St JackSt Jack
1606
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French | NW Portland, Portland
Urban Farmer PortlandUrban Farmer Portland
1770
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Portland

The Top 20 Restaurants by Cuisine in Portland

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
RenataRenata
1055
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
Bistro AgnesBistro Agnes
419
$$$$
French | Downtown, Portland
DavenportDavenport
273
$$$$
Contemporary American | NE Portland, Portland
JacquelineJacqueline
272
$$$$
Seafood | SE Portland, Portland
RingSide Steakhouse - UptownRingSide Steakhouse - Uptown
3937
$$$$
Steakhouse | NW Portland, Portland
Can Font PortlandCan Font Portland
301
$$$$
Spanish | SW Portland, Portland
LeChonLeChon
1101
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South American | SW Portland, Portland
AutenticaAutentica
297
$$$$
Mexican | NE Portland, Portland
Eleni's PhiloxeniaEleni's Philoxenia
323
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Mediterranean | Pearl District, Portland
Grain & GristleGrain & Gristle
44
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Gastro Pub | NE Portland, Portland
Hello India Restaurant & LoungeHello India Restaurant & Lounge
18
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Indian | SE Portland, Portland
AfuriAfuri
24
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Ramen | SE Portland, Portland
Dragonwell BistroDragonwell Bistro
162
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Chinese | Downtown, Portland
DarsalamDarsalam
18
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Middle Eastern | NE Portland, Portland
Thai Time CafeThai Time Cafe
2
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Thai | Downtown, Portland

Portland's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
AndinaAndina
6768
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Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Jake's Famous CrawfishJake's Famous Crawfish
4623
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Seafood | Downtown, Portland
JackrabbitJackrabbit
401
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American | Downtown, Portland
Il SolitoIl Solito
1246
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Portland
clarklewisclarklewis
1811
$$$$
Northwest | SE Portland, Portland
SerrattoSerratto
1094
$$$$
Italian | Pearl District, Portland
Masu SushiMasu Sushi
708
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Portland
BluehourBluehour
1712
$$$$
Modern European | Pearl District, Portland
Gracie'sGracie's
1543
$$$$
Northwest | Downtown, Portland
Jake's Grill - PortlandJake's Grill - Portland
2028
$$$$
American | Downtown, Portland

Treat your taste buds: Explore Salem restaurants.

Specials at top restaurants in Salem

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
XicoXico
644 reviews
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Mexican | SE Portland, Portland

Had a wonderful meal. Great food and cocktails. The atmosphere was intimate and comfortable. I would highly recommend this authentic style latin cuisine to anyone. From there house ground masa tortillas and chips to the absolutely amazing mole' we had. Two thumbs up. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Salem's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Silver Grille1. Silver Grille
339 reviews
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Contemporary American | Silverton, Salem

My husband and I have dined here many times. On this occasion we took our son and daughter-in-law who were visiting from California. They enjoyed the food very much as we did also. More

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Bentley's Grill - The Grand Hotel in Salem2. Bentley's Grill - The Grand Hotel in Salem
657 reviews
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Northwest | Salem, Salem

I really enjoy the Grand Hotel and Bentley has always been good. The ambiance is wonderful and so is the food. More

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Rudy's Steakhouse3. Rudy's Steakhouse
272 reviews
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Steakhouse | Salem, Salem

Celebrated my birthday with family. Excellent staff, food & total experience! More

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Amadeus4. Amadeus
343 reviews
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Contemporary American | Salem, Salem

Our group of friends had a wonderful time. The food was tasty and the service on-the-spot. More

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Roberts Crossing5. Roberts Crossing
75 reviews
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American | Salem, Salem

Amazing food and service, would definitely return on another date. The owner was very friendly too! More

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Discover Salem

Salem is an exciting, historical town, and every year, thousands of visitors come to visit the museums and experience the various cultural events. For foodies, there is much to offer as well. If you crave natural, local produce, stop by the local farmers market to pick up fresh fruits, vegetables, cheese, and milk. For breakfast, try the mouthwatering crème brulee french toast at a local bistro. If you enjoy Italian food, Asian food, Chinese food, or Thai food, Salem offers a wide selection. American establishments are abundant as well. A few of the most popular meals in the area include dishes like chicken fried steak and eggs, "Stir Fry A La Busick," and New York-style pizza.