7 Oregon Restaurants to Try

Justin Bailie,  Photographer
September 14, 2015 (Updated June 23, 2017)

Oregon’s wonders don’t stop with the great outdoors; our edible bounty is a wonder that can be found in every meal prepared here. There’s a reason so many of the world’s best chefs call Oregon home.

To help you navigate all that this great state has to offer, we’ve asked seven favorite chefs from across Portland and the Willamette Valley to share their favorite culinary destinations around Oregon. Kick off or finish up your culinary adventure at these restaurants in Portland and Willamette Valley to see how local food and ingredients influence some of our best menus.


About The

Jon Shadel
Jon Shadel spends his waking hours daydreaming about road trips — thank goodness that’s his job. As editor of Travel Oregon’s features and annual visitor guide, he rambles around the state for inspiration, eating and drinking a bit too much along the way.

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