Southern Oregon restaurants

Top Choice French in Ashland

New Sammy's Cowboy Bistro

Some consider this cool spot, run by an eclectic couple, Oregon's best restaurant. There are only a handful of tables and the wine selections are spectacular. Mains are few but the flavor combinations can be incredi…
Top Choice Northwestern US in Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake Lodge Dining Room

Crater Lake's finest dining is at the lodge, where you can feast on Northwestern cuisine from a changing menu that includes dishes like bison meatloaf and elk chops with huckleberry sauce. Try for a table with a lak…
Top Choice Steak in Ashland

Smithfields

Excellent, meat-centric (and boasts it) restaurant. Start with the roasted bone marrow and head straight into the char-grilled hanger steak, duck leg confit or cider-braised pork belly. Lunch means fancy sandwiches,…
American in Grants Pass

Taprock

Gorgeous, multimillion-dollar restaurant perched above the Rogue River. The menu has something for everyone – steaks, burgers, seafood, sandwiches and salads. There's also breakfast and awesome deck seating with wat…
French in Ashland

Amuse

Amuse is a fine French bistro serving dishes like Parisian gnocchi, pan-seared scallops and truffle-roasted game hen. Dessert means bittersweet chocolate-truffle cake and warm beignets with crème anglaise. Reserve.
Brewpub in Ashland

Caldera Brewing

This bright, airy brewery-restaurant just off I-5 has pleasant outdoor seating and views of the countryside. It's kid friendly until 10pm and serves pizza, fancy pasta, burgers and good salads. Wash it all down with…
Diner in Ashland

Greenleaf

This casual diner, with booths as well as counter seating, focuses on sustainable ingredients in innovative combinations. There are lots of vegetarian options, and the specials board is well worth checking out, alth…
American in Roseburg

McMenamins Roseburg Station Pub

This is a beautiful, cozy pub-restaurant in subdued McMenamins style – dark-wood paneling and lots of antique chandeliers. Typical burgers, sandwiches and salads dominate the menu. It's in an old train depot; sit an…
American in Grants Pass

Twisted Cork

The Twisted Cork is a small, upscale restaurant in a central downtown location. It's open to a gift shop next door, lending it an odd commercial atmosphere, but the food is good. There are gourmet pastas, specialty …
Cafe in Medford

Buttercloud Bakery & Cafe

For a breakfast treat, head over to this small but bright bakery-cafe. Biscuit sandwiches are the highlight here; order them with toppings such as eggs, bacon, brisket, spinach, roasted peppers and goat's cheese. A …