100 Portland Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Jake's Famous Crawfish, Nostrana, Oswego Grill - Kruse Way
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Italian, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Southeast Portland, Lake Oswego
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Jake's Famous Crawfish

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
6,001 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
Great place to have drinks and fabulous seafood! Service was wonderful!
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
351 people mentioned the Crayfish

Nostrana

$$$$·Italian·
Southeast Portland
3,751 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food at Nostrana never disappoints. Pastas, polenta, sides the best in town.
Most Booked in Portland / Oregon
68 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Oswego Grill - Kruse Way

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Oswego
1,502 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
A great place! Sat at the bar and the bartenders were friendly and mingled with customers. Food was amazing!! The drinks were pretty spectacular also!! We'll be back.
Best Overall in Clackamas
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Stone Cliff Inn

$$$$·Northwest·
Carver
2,889 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Loved the food, great service and terrific ambiance.
Outdoor Dining in Portland / Oregon
27 people mentioned the Salmon Chowder

Manzana - Lake Oswego

$$$$·Seafood·
Lake Oswego
1,338 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Have eaten here a couple times. Great food, great service and great value. What else can you ask for? Thanksgiving dinner was outstanding. Will be back
Healthy in Clackamas
29 people mentioned the Rotisserie Chicken

Jake's Grill - Portland

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,635 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Notable Wine List
Thanksgiving dinner at Jake’s Grill was amazing. Great selection of food and the service was excellent!
28 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Black Angus Steakhouse - Vancouver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vancouver
2,363 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
We went for Thanksgiving and it was really good. The food and service were great, especially considering it was a holiday.
Romantic in Vancouver, WA
96 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Portland City Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
8,225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Great place.
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
109 people mentioned the Calamari

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Portland

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,674 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Had a wonderful evening. I do think that it could be updated inside
Steakhouse in Portland / Oregon
15 people mentioned the Petite Filet

Masu Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
892 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We spent my daughters 10th birthday here and it did not disappoint. The food was fabulous. Unfortunately they were out of dessert but the waiter was very sweet and apologetic aboutRead more
Romantic in Portland / Oregon
33 people mentioned the Calamari

RingSide Steakhouse - Uptown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Northwest Portland
5,502 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Inviting and wonderful
Special Occasion in Portland / Oregon
219 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Serratto

$$$$·Italian·
Pearl District
1,812 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
A friend and I wanted a nice, low-key dinner after a tumultuous year. I requested an upstairs table (where they have 2-3 tables) when I made the reservation and they were able to Read more
Italian in Portland
25 people mentioned the Calamari

5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

$$$$·Asian·
Bend
671 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
We had a great experience! Excellent food and our server was very kind and professional. Happy to have a new date spot in Bend!
Best Overall in Bend / Deschutes County
6 people mentioned the Calamari

A Cena Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Southeast Portland
2,665 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Amazing food, wonderful service. On a Sunday evening parking was easy on 13th Ave, so don't let that worry you. The only spoiler to our evening was the two people at the table nexRead more
Italian in Portland / Oregon
39 people mentioned the Agnolotti
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Can Font

$$$$·Spanish·
Northwest Portland
668 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Paella was delicious, really great food and great spot!
98 people mentioned the Paella
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McCormick & Schmick's Grill - Tigard

$$$$·Seafood·
Tigard
2,462 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
Our waiter, Tony, was great. The food was very good.
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
19 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Stanford's - Kruse Way (Lake Oswego)

$$$$·Seafood·
Lake Oswego
876 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
It was all wonderful. Our server was amazing. I can’t believe how busy you all were and still the food and service was excellent. Thank you!
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
29 people mentioned the Prime Rib

McCormick & Schmick's Harborside at the Marina - Portland

$$$$·Seafood·
South Waterfront
3,459 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Really efficient and pleasant staff. The ventilation seemed to be quite good. It got quite noisy. The music just added to the noise. There is a great selection of seafood and cRead more
Scenic View in Portland
31 people mentioned the Stuffed Salmon

Tavern on Kruse

$$$$·Northwest·
Lake Oswego
1,117 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The Thanksgiving selections were great and did not disappoint!
Hot Spot in Portland / Oregon
9 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Cafe Nell

$$$$·American·
Northwest Portland
2,220 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
The outdoor dining area is great - we were warm and isolated from the other diners. Our server, Jen, was fantastic -,very knowledgeable and helpful, extremely kind and fun! We wilRead more
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
26 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Riverview Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gresham / Troutdale
1,642 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
My husband and I celebrated 2021 Thanksgiving at the Riverview Restaurant. Service was attentive, dishes were well presented and Covid protocols were followed. The ambiance was verRead more
Scenic View in Portland / Oregon
40 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Higgins Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Organic·
Southwest Portland
2,186 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
We had a great evening. I had the Portuguese seafood stew. Amazing! My husband had the braised pork shoulder stuffed with apple sausage. He loved it! Expensive but good!
Healthy in Portland / Oregon
12 people mentioned the Seafood Stew
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Lucca

$$$$·Italian·
Northeast Portland
538 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Lucca is one of our favorite restaurants. They didn't disappoint us on Saturday evening. Their dining month menu is outstanding! Also, they took care to seat parties at least onRead more
3 people mentioned the Margherita Pizza
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Chira's Restaurant & Catering

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Salem
364 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
I was very impressed! I travel frequently for business so I eat at restaurants frequently. I have dined all over the world and this es one of my favourite meals I’ve had at a restaRead more
Romantic in Portland / Oregon
7 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Mama Mia Trattoria

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Downtown
1,451 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We went to Mama Mia Trattoria for my son’s birthday dinner! Everything we ordered was delicious and the server made my son feel special on his birthday! I had the cioppino and my sRead more
30 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

Brix Tavern

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Pearl District
1,988 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Great to see people enjoying a meal in one of my favorite NW locations.
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
69 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,969 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
Super fun vibe with great date night ambiance. The food was excelente and the three course experience is a great value!
Hot Spot in Portland
38 people mentioned the Crispy Pork Belly
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Oswego Grill - Wilsonville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Wilsonville
608 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Usually go to Oswego Grill off Kruse as it's closer but met friends and this was central. Last thing we wanted to worry about was bad food and I knew the quality of this place and Read more
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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McMenamins Black Rabbit Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Northwest·
Gresham / Troutdale
768 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The service was excellent, the food amazing - the whole party was very pleased.
Fit for Foodies in Clackamas
20 people mentioned the Wild Boar

Fillmore Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Northwest Portland
654 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Excellent customer service and food was delicious
Italian in Portland
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Besaw's

$$$$·Northwest·
Northwest Portland
465 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
We came in for Portland Dining Month and my wife and I each got separate things for each course. All six items were unique and delicious and I was impressed with the variety and exRead more
8 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Gracie's

$$$$·Northwest·
Southwest Portland
1,811 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Beautiful dining room, delicious food and service fine. Every restaurant is understaffed from the pandemic and Gracie’s has experienced and helpful servers who do there very best iRead more
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
26 people mentioned the German Pancake
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Carina

$$$$·Italian·
Northwest Portland
513 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Our server was exceedingly nice and professional. In fact, Carina may have the best waitstaff in town! Food was amazing as always. We had most of the small plates and favoritesRead more
Italian in Portland / Oregon
7 people mentioned the Goat Cheese Ravioli
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St Jack

$$$$·French·
Northwest Portland
2,165 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Absolutely wonderful!
49 people mentioned the Butter Lettuce Salad
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23Hoyt

$$$$·Spanish·
Northwest Portland
983 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
A little over expensive
8 people mentioned the Salted Caramel
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Greg's Grill

$$$$·American·
Bend
697 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I highly recommend Greg's Grill. The food was excellent (In my party, two had salmon and said it was the best salmon dinner they have ever had in a restaurant. One had fillet migRead more
33 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Brazil Grill

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,364 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Kid-friendly
I love the variety of the salad bar. The grilled shrimp is my favorite dish, it’s only served to order so be sure to inquire if you don’t see a Gaucho carrying a skewer. The carameRead more
Kid Friendly in Portland / Oregon
52 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
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Del Alma

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Corvallis
1,305 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Our favorite restaurant in Corvallis. Highly recommend.
Best Overall in Portland / Oregon
16 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Arrivederci Wine & Jazz

$$$$·Italian·
Milwaukie
398 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
This restaurant attends to details and offers a very pleasing experience.
Best Overall in Clackamas
2 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Figs
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Olympia Provisions Southeast

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Southeast Portland
1,027 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always satisfied. Thanks for the great service, food, and lovely drink selections.
Great for Brunch in Portland
29 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
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Copper River Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Hillsboro
808 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Thank you for the great service, food, and the complimentary birthday dessert!
Best Food in Westside
13 people mentioned the Stuffed Salmon

Southpark Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
Southwest Portland
1,612 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Wonderful as always! First time back in 1-1/2 years. Missed it a lot!
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
12 people mentioned the Dungeness Crab

Brooklyn Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Beaverton
548 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Loved the experience! Great meal and service. We had grilled octopus, blackened salmon, shrimp scampi and Focaccia breads. They were so good. We’ll definitely come back for that.
Best Overall in Westside
7 people mentioned the Chicken Piccata
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Larks - Home Kitchen Cuisine at The Ashland Springs Hotel

$$$$·Northwest·
Portland
1,493 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
Consistently, the food is creative and delicious, as it was last night. The service has always been friendly and attentive. And, we love the quiet elegant atmosphere.
Fit for Foodies in Exclusive
30 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Bentley's Grill - The Grand Hotel in Salem

$$$$·Northwest·
Salem
779 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
We had an excellent lunch. All of our food was fantastic!
18 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Stanford's - Clackamas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Clackamas
635 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Comfort Food
Will definitely be back. Excellent food and service. A lovely restaurant with a diverse and excellent menu.
Great for Lunch in Portland / Oregon
23 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Dundee Bistro

$$$$·American·
Dundee
890 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
An excellent staple that provides great value in wine country. The new executive chef is fantastic! Check it out if you are in the valley wine tasting or havent been back for a whiRead more
Great for Lunch in Portland / Oregon
5 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Michael Jordan's Steakhouse-Ilani Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vancouver
1,624 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Great thanksgiving dinner our waiter Luke was great 😊
Best Overall in Vancouver, WA
31 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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3 Sheets at the Harbor

$$$$·American·
North Portland
282 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
it's hard to give a realistic score on value because we were there for the Portland restaurant month event. We were very happy with the quality and price for that event and will goRead more
9 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Salty's on the Columbia

$$$$·Seafood·
Northeast Portland
6,364 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We had a wonderful experience and always can count on Saltys!
Scenic View in Portland / Oregon
71 people mentioned the Steelhead

Swank & Swine

$$$$·American·
Downtown
803 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We arrived early which they were actually excited about and they knew it was our 1 year anniversary which they gave us the best table in the house and some free champagne. Ben ourRead more
12 people mentioned the Calamari
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MiNGO West

$$$$·Italian·
Beaverton
1,735 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Fun Family Time of Gratitude
Italian in Portland / Oregon
15 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Caro Amico Italian Cafe

$$$$·Italian·
Southwest Portland
325 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Beautiful view from the deck with social distancing. Very friendly staff accommodated all our means. The food was delicious We had drinks and wine and dessert everything was perfRead more
4 people mentioned the Caprese Salad
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Cabezon Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Northeast Portland
1,759 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Most of the food was good or very good. Monkfish was not that good. Lamb chops were under cooked and had to be sent back. Wine was fine.
Fit for Foodies in Portland / Oregon
158 people mentioned the Cioppino
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The Blacksmith Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Bend
1,238 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Service is excelnt. Food is tasty. Wish for little bigger serving size however overall really excelent experience
Steakhouse in Portland / Oregon
20 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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Stanford's - Tanasbourne

$$$$·American·
Hillsboro
864 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Quiet Conversation
The food quality was good, but not inline with the prices. My filet was dry. The service was great
Best Overall in Westside
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Stanford's - Jantzen Beach

$$$$·American·
North Portland
410 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
The servers were helpful and thoughtful in their interactions, even with each other. I really got the feel that they operate as a team! Great to see that!!
18 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Amuse Restaurant - Ashland, Oregon

$$$$·Northwest·
Ashland
1,471 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food is always prepared perfectly, they have perfect wine glasses for the correct wine.
Best Service in Portland / Oregon
75 people mentioned the Game Hen
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Washington Dining & Cocktails

$$$$·American·
Bend
771 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Everything was amazing. We had the ricotta donuts, and if you’ve never tried them, do yourself a favor and order them! Best. Donuts. Ever! I had the huevos rancheros and my husbandRead more
Best Value in Bend / Deschutes County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Clockwork Rose Tea Emporium

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Beaverton
618 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Neighborhood Gem
We had a lovely experience - great food, friendly service and a unique environment.
Best Overall in Portland / Oregon
58 people mentioned the High Tea
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Bottle + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Southwest Portland
137 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
We were a party of 6. The cocktails were delicious. The food was great and we loved the jazz combo playing in the lounge.
3 people mentioned the Beef Tartare
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Rally Pizza

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Vancouver
118 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
Great service, friendly staff, great cocktails, great pizza and satisfying desserts.
5 people mentioned the Frozen Custard

Marche

$$$$·Northwest·
Eugene
1,861 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
The service was impeccable from the moment we entered and throughout our meal. Our server, Anna, was a gem. She gave great recommendations, answered our many questions and even camRead more
Northwest in Portland / Oregon
15 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin

Roam

$$$$·Northwest·
Bend
41 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great holiday breakfast with the family! They accommodated food allergies and everything was delicious. Great location!!
Vibrant Bar Scene in Portland / Oregon
7 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Amadeus

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Salem
800 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
This is the 4th year we have celebrated Thanksgiving at Amadeus. The food was outstanding, as usual. We both had the Turkey dinner. They were generous with the turkey. Each plate hRead more
Contemporary American in Portland / Oregon
8 people mentioned the Stroganoff
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