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About The Barlow Room

The Barlow Room is a comfortable and historic restaurant and bar in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country. The restaurant features a casual dining menu, inspired by Northwest cuisine, with a distinctive yet classic cocktail, wine and beer selection. The décor is inspired by the Oregon pioneer spirit and local history. The exposed brick walls showcase historic photos of Dayton and the local area, providing a sense of history, tradition and pride. The layout of The Barlow Room is “open concept”, with comfortable lounge seating and bar open to the dining room area. The energy and atmosphere of the restaurant is relaxed yet vibrant, drawing its distinctiveness from the exposed brick walls, dark wood flooring, majestic mahogany bar and rich décor. The Barlow Room is open for lunch and dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to close. Take out is available during open hours.

306 Ferry St
Dayton, OR 97114
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Northwest

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm.
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm.

Cross Street:
3rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 714-4328

Website:
http://www.thebarlowroom.com/

Catering:
Contact us at 503.714.4328 for catering information.

Executive Chef:
Christopher Czarnecki

Private Party Facilities:
Our dining room may be rented out. Please call 503.714.4328 for more information.

Private Party Contact:
Christopher Czarnecki: (503) 550-8680

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Barlow Room Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (44)
Fit for Foodies (39)
Good for Groups (22)
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Special Occasion (20)
Great for Lunch (17)
Kid-friendly (14)
Notable Wine List (14)
Romantic (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Casual (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Scenic View (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Authentic (1)
Fun (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Had a amazing time dining out with the husband! The steak bites were our favorite dish we had there but everything else was so delicious. I had the mango chicken while my husband shrimp pasta we will be back!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Four of us had dinner at the Barlow Room on a Wednesday. The only customer before or after us was a fellow sitting at the bar when we walked in. Fine with us. Carlos, our server, was knowledgeable, spot on, and obviously proud to work there. We all had a great meal with yummy soup, appetizers and dinner salads. Highly recomnended.

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 (Portland)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Unexpected (as we don't usually go Sunday lunchtime) but great brunch with a lot of variety. $15 a head is hard to beat.

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Disappointed for not having barbecue sauce when there's brisket and ribs for brunch

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on June 9, 2017

The food is poor all the way around. The soup was gelatinous and the flavor off, the prawn scampi had excessive lemon flavor and was swimming in a pool of butter and the chicken mango was dry. Would never go back. The server was nice.

Tags: Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 4, 2017

My family and I celebrated my birthday by enjoying a Sunday brunch here at The Barlow Room. Ambiance was comfortable seating in an historic building/setting. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. I highly recommend this place for a casual meal or a special occasion. I know I will be returning, as it was well worth the drive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Music was great. Ambiance was good. Nice staff. Friendly.

Issue: menu is 210% garbage. Sorry but the menu options are really bad. Ordered rice noodles and veggies and got this horrible small soup thing. I swear it was half a bowl of soup for $15.00 it might sound like I am exaggerating, but I promise this is one of the worst items I have ever ordered in my entire life. It hurt my soul having paid for this ridiculous thing. I felt like I had died a little inside.

Tags: Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on April 21, 2017

First time visit and enjoyed our meal. We had excellent, friendly service. We would definitely return for a future visit.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Went in for Sunday Brunch. There were fantastic offerings that were not your everyday omelets and waffles.

Really fun and exciting flavors. Great service and attention to detail on the food.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 26, 2017

I was skeptical because of reviews I had read, but was excellently impressed when I got there. There were a couple things in the breakfast buffet that were a miss but overall the food was quality for the price. The service was spectacular. The waitstaff was very attentive, out coffee was always filled and out plates were cleared regularly. They also were not intrusive which I appreciated as we had a large group of friend and many conversations going at once. I will definitely be going back :)

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 (Boise)·Dined on February 25, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner full of flavors. We started with appetizers: prawns and tempura avocado fries. The prawns were in a creole broth and tasty to soak toasted bread in. The tempura avocado was light and tasty. I had a cup of the 50 year old recipe of wild mushroom soup and find myself wanting more today! The table had the wagyu beef burgers which were served on a brioche bun with crispy onions, bacon, and cheddar and crispy kicked up spicy fries. One person had the scampi and loved it and the other had the salmon in phyllo dough with a caper tapenade and wonderful dill sauce served with carrots that were perfect. All were excellent! The deserts were flourless chocolate cake which they loved and my husband had the affogato with espresso and selected kahlua (choices were baileys or frangelico). The evening was topped off with salsa dancing lessons which made the whole place full of music, laughter and fun people watching! Only thing I would mention is the Cocktail service was a little slow. A definite go again restaurant!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Forget dining here for dinner, just have the Avocado Fries and a drink. The food was not good even on the second attempt. So disappointed as we heard that this was great dining.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2016

The space is lovely, the staff was outstanding and the food delicious! Highly recommend!

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 (Portland)·Dined on September 18, 2016

We went for the brunch. There was an old menu on the table with items. It was dated July 2016. Our server did not tell us we had the option to order from that menu. Our waters were never refilled. The coffee was not a good price. At the end an 18 percent tip was added for the two of us. Would likely not given 18 percent as not worth it. Unsure if we will try again.

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 (Portland)·Dined on August 31, 2016

Ladies night out for 4 of us. Delicious fresh food. We all enjoyed our soup and salads and the friendly service.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 19, 2016

I wish I could write a better review because the staff was very friendly, and the menu itself appealing.
Problems: Food was paltry--wedge salad contained only 3 lettuce leaves; tacos had about 1 teaspoon of filling; mushroom soup was more of a mushroom gravy. Kitchen very slow. After paying for our meal, we drove to a deli down the street to get something more sustainable!
We were the only table of diners.

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 (Portland)·Dined on August 3, 2016

Service was bad, and then they slipped an automatic 18% gratuity on the bill and didn't mention it. There were only four of us, and because of drinks and conversation, we simply added our usual 20% gratuity, so this lousy service was able to slyly get almost a 40% tip. Didn't catch this until I looked at the bill the next day. Am used to seeing it on a bill with 6 or more people, but for 4? Won't be back.

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 (Portland)·Dined on July 22, 2016

Beautiful (and delicious) steak salad and tasty recommendation for a glass of wine to pair with it. Tasty burger for my partner and chicken fettuccini Alfredo ( a favorite - from the regular menu) for my kiddo. Will return. Good food, reasonably priced and nice service.

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 18, 2016

We had high hopes for the Barlow Room, based on a friend's recommendation and the online reviews we found. We were quite disappointed in the quality of the food, as well as the ambience. Wouldn't go back.

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 (Portland)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Not a great first time visit and for a Mother's Day brunch would say it was horrible. Salad wilted with little in bowls. Seemed as if they were closing down line?

Food was covered, no staff offered to remove lids, found a pasta dish looking and tasting like it didn't sell the night before ...

Carving station was not up to expectations for a Sunday Brunch. Cold and overlooked!

Positives were dessert - plenty of options and all fresh and flavorful.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 13, 2016

The menu was limited (with no specials), but we enjoyed our choices. BIG chunks of lobster in the mac and cheese and not the typical cheese glue found at so many other places. Dessert was good too. Loved the historic feel of the place and the staff was nice ( a couple of new servers trying hard to learn as they went).

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 30, 2016

The Barlow Room is a small town gem. We love it!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 31, 2015

Very small portions. The filet was three bites. The salad filled up 1/4 of the bowl. Too small and too expensive.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 17, 2015

Four of us after day of wine tasting. It is a small restaurant on the square/plaza. The service was friendly and helpful. We had a varied food order, including the burger, lobster mac n cheese and strip steak. The steak was particularly good, perfect temperature and flavorful. A true gem in the quaint town of Dayton.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 27, 2015

This restaurant was terrible, the service was awful and the food was disappointing. They were very unorganized and did not know what they were doing.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 27, 2015

We had just arrived in the Willamette Valley and were looking for a low-key restaurant. We really did not want a high-end fancy menu in a stuffy atmosphere. The Barlow Room was perfect. Really good food at a reasonable price. The waiter was great and we loved the atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on April 22, 2015

This was our first trip to The Barlow Room. We took our daughter for her 27th birthday. I was nervous because we hadn't been there and I picked the restaurant. I didn't want to be the bad guy. Everything exceeded our expectations. The service was excellent, the food was amazing and we loved the atmosphere. We had our two nephews (9 & 11) with us, along with our granddaughter (10 months). The place was classy but definitely kid friendly. The kids meals are inexpensive and VERY generous. Oh and did I mention the Strawberry Rhubarb Collins! YUM! We will visit again, maybe without kids:)

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on April 10, 2015

We liked the restaurant - but found the noise level too high, and the restaurant was slammed so the service was slow. The food was good - not great. However, in spite of all this, is was still a good restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 14, 2015

Great experience. You really can't go wrong with locally sourced food creations by the Czarnecki family.Went here for Valentines and enjoyed a special duck dish. They had a wonderful Manhatten with smoked bourbon. The mushroom soup is a must order signature dish. They also more down to earth items like hamburgers that looked great.
We are going back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 14, 2015

Great food, Staff is awesome. The decor is a wonder hit. Thanks again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 8, 2015

Excellent drinks and food here at the Barlow room!
Steak bites were tender and cooked to perfection!
Our entrees were delicious- a burger with ham & egg on it and a sandwich made of ham, pulled pork and thick pancetta.

There are several entree options that were $9-$14, very reasonable for how well they are done.
Great atmosphere - old brick exposed walls, extravagant shelves for the bar holding all the alcohols, and comfortable and cozy if you are able to be seated in one of the booths.
Definitely recommend to my friends,
I will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2014

Casual-upscale with exposed brick, lounge area and awesome long bar serving wonderful drinks. Menu is limited, with a bar-menu meets bistro feel (think burgers, sandwiches, pasta dishes and salads), but offers enough options. Our party of 7 was not disappointed overall despite one or two dishes that did not impress. The deserts certainly did impress. Where food fell short, the staff more than made up for it.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 29, 2014

I live in Dayton and it was my first time to visit there with my fiancé. He said his chicken dish was "ok" and actually preferred Joel Palmer House (we loved that too) but I really liked my food! I also liked my drink: pumpkin spice latte cuz Saturday was VERY chilly. Loved the steak bites, to-die-for onion rings. Enjoyed my shrimp pesto pasta (very rich, so kinda good it wasn't TOO much) and I really enjoyed the bread pudding/ice cream. The staff was very nice - they even gave me the dessert for free cuz it was my 47th birthday. I would definitely go back and try other dishes or order take-out!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 1, 2014

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary. The food was wonderful, the service was great and the staff went out of their way to help us celebrate our special night. We're looking forward to going back, but I don't think we will wait a year :-)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 31, 2014

Like the service, the food, the ambience. All my friends enjoyed the evening. Thanks to the owner for stopping by and saying hello

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 31, 2014

This was our first visit. We were in town for a football game and decided to give the Barlow Room a try. We loved the atmosphere, and the service was great. We started with the house salads, which were excellent. My husband really enjoyed his steak, which was tender and cooked perfectly. I decided to try the chicken sandwich, and was a little disappointed. The chicken was charred and dry, and the sandwich had no flavor. We will likely go back one more time because everything else was very good!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 25, 2014

We had a lovely wine country lunch. The burger was delish and one to perfection. My companion had the chicken sandwich and it was very good as well. The dining room is comfortable and includes a bar, tables and a couch area. You have plenty of room between tables. It is nice to not sit on neighboring tables and feel like you can have room.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 24, 2014

Cozy and Warm both from the decor and staff. Found the staff friendly and very helpful. Food was wonderful including the fabulous mushroom soup! I wished I'd ordered more! Great place for date night!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on October 22, 2014

The BT is a friendly relaxed wine country eatery. You are likely to spot local winemakers and growers enjoying the food and spirits.

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 (Portland)·Dined on October 15, 2014

it is a pleasant surprise to find such value for such high-quality wine-country cuisine.
food is great, portions are generous, everything clicks nicely

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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