Best American Restaurants in Salem

Roberts CrossingRoberts Crossing
(90)
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American | Salem, Salem
Vault 244 Bistro | LoungeVault 244 Bistro | Lounge
(222)
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American | Albany, Salem
The Garden View Restaurant - Oregon Garden ResortThe Garden View Restaurant - Oregon Garden Resort
(371)
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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
(183)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
Willow RestaurantWillow Restaurant
(238)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
Castagna RestaurantCastagna Restaurant
(717)
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American | SE Portland, Portland
QuaintrelleQuaintrelle
(326)
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American | North Portland, Portland
RadarRadar
(358)
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American | North Portland, Portland
Vinotopia at Forest ParkVinotopia at Forest Park
(277)
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American | Forest Park, Westside
Irving St KitchenIrving St Kitchen
(1606)
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American | Pearl District, Portland
Noble RotNoble Rot
(1185)
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American | NE Portland, Portland
Ranch House (Brasada Ranch)Ranch House (Brasada Ranch)
(72)
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American | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County
DRAKEDRAKE
(794)
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American | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County
The Stephanie Inn Dining RoomThe Stephanie Inn Dining Room
(123)
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American | Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast
Larks MedfordLarks Medford
(289)
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American | Medford, Ashland / Medford

Best Italian Restaurants in Salem

AgriVinoAgriVino
(538)
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Italian | Carlton, Willamette Valley
Mucca OsteriaMucca Osteria
(1434)
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Italian | Downtown, Portland
Bar MingoBar Mingo
(334)
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Italian | NW Portland, Portland
NostranaNostrana
(2399)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
a Cena Ristorantea Cena Ristorante
(1944)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge
(930)
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
DOCDOC
(847)
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Italian | NE Portland, Portland
Ristorante Italiano - Excelsior InnRistorante Italiano - Excelsior Inn
(262)
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Italian | Eugene, Eugene
Fillmore TrattoriaFillmore Trattoria
(363)
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Italian | NW Portland, Portland
decarlidecarli
(1508)
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Italian | Beaverton, Westside
MiNGO WestMiNGO West
(927)
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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
(223)
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Italian | Milwaukie, Clackamas

Popular restaurants in Portland

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a Cena Ristorante
(340)
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Italian | SE Portland
Oswego Grill - Kruse Way
(284)
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Steakhouse | Lake Oswego
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(209)
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Italian | Lake Oswego
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(530)
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Japanese | Beaverton
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(146)
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Northwest | Lake Oswego
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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
1655
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French | NE Portland, Portland
KachkaKachka
290
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Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland
Departure Restaurant and LoungeDeparture Restaurant and Lounge
3123
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Asian | Downtown, Portland
AndinaAndina
6878
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Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Willow RestaurantWillow Restaurant
238
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American | SE Portland, Portland
BeastBeast
1557
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French | NE Portland, Portland
Portland City GrillPortland City Grill
6469
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Steak | Downtown, Portland
DOCDOC
847
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Italian | NE Portland, Portland
Mucca OsteriaMucca Osteria
1434
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Italian | Downtown, Portland
RingSide Steakhouse - UptownRingSide Steakhouse - Uptown
4035
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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
2480
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French | Downtown, Portland
Departure Restaurant and LoungeDeparture Restaurant and Lounge
3123
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Asian | Downtown, Portland
Le PigeonLe Pigeon
1655
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French | NE Portland, Portland
KachkaKachka
290
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Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland
RenataRenata
1087
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
NostranaNostrana
2399
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
ImperialImperial
2419
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Northwest | Downtown, Portland
Bistro AgnesBistro Agnes
479
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French | Downtown, Portland
Higgins Restaurant & BarHiggins Restaurant & Bar
1292
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Organic | SW Portland, Portland
JacquelineJacqueline
302
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Seafood | SE Portland, Portland
La MouleLa Moule
268
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French American | SE Portland, Portland
HeadwatersHeadwaters
910
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Northwest | Downtown, Portland
AviaryAviary
1091
$$$$
French | NE Portland, Portland
AndinaAndina
6878
$$$$
Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Irving St KitchenIrving St Kitchen
1606
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American | Pearl District, Portland
Nel CentroNel Centro
1546
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Italian | SW Portland, Portland
DavenportDavenport
291
$$$$
Contemporary American | NE Portland, Portland
Can FontCan Font
330
$$$$
Spanish | SW Portland, Portland
St JackSt Jack
1649
$$$$
French | NW Portland, Portland
Urban Farmer PortlandUrban Farmer Portland
1813
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Portland

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Portland

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
RenataRenata
1087
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Italian | SE Portland, Portland
Bistro AgnesBistro Agnes
479
$$$$
French | Downtown, Portland
DavenportDavenport
291
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Contemporary American | NE Portland, Portland
JacquelineJacqueline
302
$$$$
Seafood | SE Portland, Portland
RingSide Steakhouse - UptownRingSide Steakhouse - Uptown
4035
$$$$
Steakhouse | NW Portland, Portland
Can FontCan Font
330
$$$$
Spanish | SW Portland, Portland
LeChonLeChon
1156
$$$$
South American | SW Portland, Portland
AutenticaAutentica
308
$$$$
Mexican | NE Portland, Portland
Eleni's PhiloxeniaEleni's Philoxenia
341
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Mediterranean | Pearl District, Portland
Grain & GristleGrain & Gristle
47
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Gastro Pub | NE Portland, Portland
Hello India Restaurant & LoungeHello India Restaurant & Lounge
19
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Indian | SE Portland, Portland
AfuriAfuri
27
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Ramen | SE Portland, Portland
Dragonwell BistroDragonwell Bistro
162
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Chinese | Downtown, Portland
DarsalamDarsalam
18
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Middle Eastern | NE Portland, Portland
Thai Time CafeThai Time Cafe
2
$$$$
Thai | Downtown, Portland

Portland's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
AndinaAndina
6878
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Peruvian | Pearl District, Portland
Jake's Famous CrawfishJake's Famous Crawfish
4726
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Seafood | Downtown, Portland
JackrabbitJackrabbit
449
$$$$
American | Downtown, Portland
Il SolitoIl Solito
1271
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Portland
clarklewisclarklewis
1842
$$$$
Northwest | SE Portland, Portland
SerrattoSerratto
1125
$$$$
Italian | Pearl District, Portland
Masu SushiMasu Sushi
735
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Portland
BluehourBluehour
1740
$$$$
Modern European | Pearl District, Portland
Gracie'sGracie's
1576
$$$$
Northwest | Downtown, Portland
Jake's Grill - PortlandJake's Grill - Portland
2068
$$$$
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
663 reviews
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Mexican | SE Portland, Portland

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Great food and relaxing atmosphere. Great place to celebrate a special day. More

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Brooklyn TrattoriaBrooklyn Trattoria
180 reviews
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Italian | Beaverton, Westside

Very tasty. Good value. More

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Hoda's Middle Eastern CuisineHoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
81 reviews
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Lebanese | SE Portland, Portland

A wonderful meal full of a variety of fresh flavors 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
346 reviews
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Contemporary American | Silverton, Salem

Wonderful meal, freshest ingredients. I had an amazing beer salad and trip. My husband had an indescribable pork chop. Not to be missed! More

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Roberts Crossing2. Roberts Crossing
90 reviews
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American | Salem, Salem

Staff were great and very attentive. Food was awesome as usual! More

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Amadeus3. Amadeus
358 reviews
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Contemporary American | Salem, Salem

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Amadeus. We were celebrating my wife’s birthday with two other couples. We had a great dinner. Our salads were very fresh and our entree’s were delicious. We will definitely go here again. More

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Vault 244 Bistro | Lounge4. Vault 244 Bistro | Lounge
222 reviews
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American | Albany, Salem

Another delicious experience at Vault 244. I ventured and ordered something new and it was wonderful. An excellent server as well. Great food, great service, makes for a great evening. More

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Steamboat Inn5. Steamboat Inn
12 reviews
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Northwest | Salem, Salem

This is a classic, historic place that is authentic as you can get. The setting is pristine, yet you get a truly fine meal by a talented chef. 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.