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Dining Guide

With close to 20 restaurants within a span of just a few blocks, McMinnville is a mecca for food lovers.  Many of these restaurants are award winning establishments that have found their way onto every foodies’ bucket list.

Dining in downtown McMinnville can be as simple as a sandwich or as extravagant as escargot. Whether its breakfast, lunch, dinner or something in between, there is a surprising variety available, from Italian food, Japanese sushi, pizza, coffee, ice-cream and salads, to Spanish tapas, Mexican, fine French cuisine and classic American fare. Here, you will be treated to delicious homemade meals and service that can only be found in owner-operated establishments where the owners themselves often greet you at the door – when they’re not back in the kitchen cooking!

Welcome to a place that cherishes good food, good wine, and the nurturing qualities of both. Many of our restaurants work with local farmers to raise produce and live stock to create the freshest, tastiest (second foodiest) downtown around. While local and sustainable have been hot trends in the restaurant industry recently, Nick's Italian Cafe has been working with local farmers since it opened over 30 years ago. Original chef and owner, Nick Pierano has passed the tradition to his daughter Carmen, and her husband, Eric Ferguson. Both trained chefs, Carmen and Eric, have added another element to their business by opening Fino e Fondo, a local salumeria.

Peruse our Guide to Good Taste for eating and drinking options. 

Guide to Good Taste

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There are 18 business(es) in this guide:

Golden Valley Brewery & Restaurant

980 NE Fourth Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-2739

European-style brewery and restaurant, featuring homegrown Angus beef.

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McMenamins Hotel Oregon

310 NE Evans Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-8427

A hotel that has aged like a fine red wine.

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3rd Street Pizza Company

433 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-5800
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Bistro Maison

729 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-474-1888
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Community Plate

315 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-687-1902
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Crescent Cafe

526 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-435-2655
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Geraldi's Italian Eating Place

226 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-7868
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Kame Japanese Restaurant

211 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4326
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La Rambla Restaurant

238 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-435-2126
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Los Molcajetes

527 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-2780
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Nick's Italian Cafe

521 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4471
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Pura Vida Cocina & Arte

313 NE 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR 97128 , ,
503-687-2020
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Sage Restaurant

406 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-4445
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Serendipity Ice Cream

502 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-474-9189
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The 411 Eatery & Lounge

411 NE 3rd Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-435-0880
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Union Block Coffee

403 NE Third Street , McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-0645
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Velvet Monkey Tea

216 NE Davis St , McMinnville, Oregon 97128
503-434-9775
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Grain Station Brew Works

755 NE Alpine St Ste 200, McMinnville, Oregon 97128
503-687-BREW

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Downtown Updates


Vendor Applications for Turkey Rama and McMinnville Farmers Market now available!

Jan 13, 2014

 Turkey Rama will be here before we know it. Get your vendor applications in now!  Turkey Rama vendor applications McMinnville Farmers Market

Take the Downtown Smoking Survey

Jun 24, 2014

Data will be compiled and used to formulate a downtown smoke-free policy.

"Old-world style, new world Building" - Cellar Ridge in Oregon Home Magazine

Apr 10, 2014

Read about Downtown McMinnville's Cellar Ridge Construction's work in Oregon Home magazine http://oregonhomemagazine.com/homes/1235-old-world-style-new-world-building

MDACPA Call for Artists

Mar 10, 2014

The McMinnville Downtown Association Committee for Public Art (MDACPA) is pleased to invite local and regional sculptors or galleries to submit images* ...

Via Magazine: Willamette Valley Gourmet Escape

Mar 5, 2014

The back roads of Oregon’s fertile valley reveal lush scenery, small-town appeal, and sophisticated pleasures. By Michael McRae | March/April ...

Upcoming Events


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Free, outdoor lunchtime music at the US Bank plaza, NE 3rd and Davis, downtown McMinnville. 12-Jun Michael Allen Harrison At First Baptist Church, 125 SE Cowls St, McMinnville 19-Jun Mike Strickland At First Baptist Church, 125 SE Cowls St, McMinnville 26-Jun The New Iberians 3-Jul Ad Lib with Dana Libonati and guests 10-Jul Sky Bound Blue 17-Jul Maraval Road 24-Jul ...


97128 NE Third and Davis St, McMinnville OR 97128

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McMinnville Farmers Market

NE Cowls St between 2nd and 3rd

Aug

22

THE  5th ANNUAL DRAGGING THE GUT FESTIVALFriday & Saturday, August 22-23, 2014 in Downtown McMinnville. Friday Night Kick-Off Cruise. It's a no-host, no frills old style cruising. 5pm to Midnight.Saturday is the big day. Ezra Koch Car Show Noon - 5pm; Live music Noon - 10 p.m.; Cruising 5pm to Midnight; After-party 10pm to ???For more info: Webpage: http://www.GutFest.com/ Facebook ...

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Oregon Main Street works with communities to develop comprehensive, incremental revitalization strategies based on a community’s unique assets, character, and heritage. Services are based on the successful Main Street Approach® developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and include training and technical assistance. The goal is to build high quality, livable, and sustainable ...
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