JORY Restaurant at The Allison Inn & Spa

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The Allison Inn & Spa's acclaimed restaurant, JORY pays tribute to Oregon’s agricultural bounty with its own 1.5 acre vegetable garden and 850 item wine list known for its depth in Willamette Valley producers. Under the direction of Executive Chef Chris Smith, JORY is one of Oregon's top culinary destinations. Known for delectable Wine Country cuisine, the freshest local ingredients and stunning Willamette Valley vistas, a meal here is inspired. Settle into the elegant yet comfortable dining room accented with fine art and appointments. Outside, soak up the sun on plush outdoor seating on the porch, with sweeping views of Willamette Valley and hazelnut orchards. Or enjoy a roaring cozy fireplace, perfect for an aperitif or after dinner conversation.
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DS
Portland
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a wonderful experience. Brought out of town guests who thoroughly enjoyed the food and total atmosphere. Vickie was an added bonus!

FG
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Very disappointed. No lunch menu at 1 pm on a Saturday, Just brunch.

TF
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place to have a delicious meal whenever we are in the area. Can never go wrong with the burger and truffle fries. Save room for dessert!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a nice quiet brunch on a Saturday in between wine tasting.

RG
Seattle
66 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Tried calling to say that I would be 15 minutes late. The operator tried to transfer me to JORY but no one answered so she took my phone number. JORY called me just as I was finishing my lunch at Jory and just as I received a text saying that my Open Table points were canceled as a no show (this has been corrected). Very unusual. Everything else was fine

BS
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

My first visit. I live in Portland. My niece is a senior at George Fox U and I thought it would be a special place to bring her. The restaurant is gorgeous, the JORY and crab Benedict’s were delicious. The salad dressing was so good I bought some to bring home. Then we had a lovely walk around the grounds and enjoyed all the sculptures.
The restaurant was not very busy so I felt the service a bit slow although the servers were really nice.

CR
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I recommend Jory to everyone I know. The food and service is absolutely amazing and perfect, every time I have gone.

GD
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We are staying at the Allison Inn for our anniversary. Lunch at the Jory was just another wonderful experience of this Inn/Resort. Service was top notch and attentive without being bothersome. Questions were answered professionally and they knew about our anniversary and my wife’s need for gluten free options since I had mentioned it on reservation. (The gluten free bread is very good).

We had a halibut sandwich and salmon dishes and both, along with the accompanying salads, were very well executed.

We look forward to another lunch at the Jory before we have to head home.

AW
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Server was great and welcoming! I’ve come here before for dinner and I think that may have set my expectations for brunch so high. Although brunch as good- I would recommend more for lunch and dinner

GR
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We stayed at The Allison Inn it was a memorable evening. The food is very good with a heavy emphasis on local ingredients and they have one of the most impressive and comprehensive wine lists I have ever seen (and I have seen many). However, the service is what sets Jory apart from all other fine restaurants: it is fantastic, without being pretentious.
This was my daughters 10th wedding anniversary and the restaurant presented she and her husband a beautiful, personalized, desert tray at the end of our meal.

r
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, ambiance and service were all superb. A must visit!

SH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The service was extremely attentive and the food showcased what was local and fresh

p
New England
17 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food could be better. Not 5 star. We were seated next to a large party that was celebrating and drinking a lot. They were really raucous. It was very distracting. A quieter dining experience would have been nice.

D
London
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

One of us is vegan which we noted well in advance. The restaurant was not able to accommodate other than some potatoes and mushrooms. A big disappointment from an upscale restaurant.
My husband had the salmon, which was good. But a very small portion for $42.

TH
Oklahoma City
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

After reading all the reviews of Jory we were expecting an amazing experience and all we received was a lack luster bust. We each got the tasting menu which did have some hits but also some large misses. The staff did not seem to have any coordination. The ideas behind the dishes were thoughtful but the taste was just lacking. My wife did the wine pairing and they would bring her next glass of wine 10-15 minutes before we ever saw the food pairing. I'm not writing this review to rip the restaurant by any means. I just want to advise against any expectation that Jory will be worth the price or expectation that has been built up for it.

DS
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely setting for a special lunch or dinner. Creative flavorful menu beautifully presented.

CH
Portland
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a dear friend's birthday. We were seated at a window table with a beautiful view of the valley. Our server helped us select a perfect bottle of wine and were given uninterrupted time to savor the wine and the view. We order the halibut sandwich and the Pinot burger, both were done to perfection. We had a very special and memorable time. This is not my first visit to JORY but it never disappoints for lunch or dinner. I highly recommend JORY.

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wagu steak was amazing!

CS
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second dinner here. It was our anniversary and it is one of my favorite experiences. The food is excellent. They bring out little extras, palate cleansers, which are such a nice touch. THey gave us a beautiful box of chocolates as a gift for our anniversary. And all the staff said happy anniversary. They go above and beyond. It’s pretty special.

SR
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just discovered the Joey and it was wonderful! Everything was perfect. The food was so good. My steak melted in my mouth! Plus The Allison was beautiful. Even the door handles in the bathroom were exquisite!

OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was one of the best meals we have ever had. Everything was perfect and the food was amazing. The flavors and quality were outstanding. It’s a must go to.

MB
Milwaukee
15 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Sit at the Chef’s counter to eat from both the bar and dining room menus... you won’t be disappointed.

ER
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stunning eating experience. The staff was on top of their game and really treated us so incredibly well. We did the tasting menu and had a wonderful time trying new flavors and combinations throughout the meal. Highly recommend to anyone wanting a special night out

RG
Seattle
66 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had another great lunch at JORY which is why we continue to go back again and again!

p
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last time we dined at Jory we were disappointed. This time however, was a whole different experience. They apparently have gotten a new chef and the food was excellent. We had halibut and salmon. Both were excellent.We also had the tomato salad and the scallops for an appetizer. Both great. Will definitely return.

s
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great views, great service! The birthday dinner for my husband was perfect!

AJ
Omaha
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic as always!

GT
Portland
10 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Yes my wife and I enjoyed our brunch, we have enjoyed every visit to Jory.
We were surprised at the casual way people were dressed to the point of scruffy, cargo pants old tee shirts and trainers like I wear in my yard. Yes it was a hot day and smart casual is fine for one of Oregon's very best hotels.
I really should have requested a patio table when I made the reservation, not to worry.
I did not enjoy a fellow diner blowing his nose on his napkin, uncouth peasant!
It sounds like we could have enjoyed our brunch more, yes I think so. Thank you Tony & Gill Brennan,
this is the first time we have had to criticize Jory.

KB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonder space and great service! Only wished our appetizers came before our main dish, otherwise a very enjoyable meal. Highly recommended.

c
Portland
7 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding starting with a cold melon soup that was perfect for a summer day. The paella was to die for and the blackened prawns were amazing. Our server Derrick was excellent as well: helpful and professional without hovering. The wine list was something to see as well both for its breadth and depth. A great place to spend our Anniversary.

RG
Seattle
66 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great lunch with excellent service and we love the place as always!

WW
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was prompt and friendly and the food was amazing!

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, beautifully served.

E
Portland
437 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice dinner of salmon & halibut entrees. Everything was very tasty and the service was top notch. We also ate breakfast there twice, with an equal level of food and service.

FH
Portland
37 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent wait staff at every hour; excellent choices at lunch, on a dinner tasting menu and wide range of small plates in the bar area

g
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My party of 5 enjoyed the whole experience. The service was especially outstanding. Most of the food was delicious--only exceptions being the cucumber salad (a bit too bland needing salt, vinegar, or citrus) and the Australian beef (texture a bit stringy and tough). The rest of the vegetable dishes were especially tasty. I would definitely like to eat there again

p
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We ordered the biscuits and they were cold.

LM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a nice walk around the resort and vineyard before our wonderful lunch on the deck.

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We recently celebrated our anniversary at the JORY. The service was outstanding! We chose the five course chefs menu with wine parings for our meal. All five courses were delicious and the wines paired perfectly with each course. The main course of albacore tuna was prepared to perfection.

C
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great. Staff was friendly, especially an older woman who seemed to be helping different tables with little things. Our waiter disappeared after bringing our food, so it took a little longer than expected for the table to be cleared and check to be brought and picked up. Overall, I would recommend this place and return.

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