Oregon’s Tualatin Valley is home to a wide range of world-class craft beverages and cuisine. Explore the best places to eat and drink outside the bustle of Portland. We promise a warm welcome for everyone.
BJ’s Coffee Co. serves up coffee drinks, baked goods and breakfast and lunch items and offers coffee-related merchandise for the true coffee addict. Both the wholesale and retail divisions offer organic, fair-trade and Swiss Water decaffeinated coffees. BJ’s also can accommodate small meetings, and offers two large tables for meetings and two small private rooms that can seat five in each. Wifi is available.
Forest Grove Coffee Co. is a coffee cart in downtown Forest Grove. Using beans from a local Tualatin Valley coffee roaster, Forest Grove Coffee Co. uses Arabica coffee beans, which are hot air roasted to bring you a full body coffee without a bitter, burnt taste.
In addition to coffee, Forest Grove Coffee Co. also offers tea, cider and Red Bull drinks, and has an assortment of vegan and gluten-free pastries.
The Doctor’s Office Bar is a friendly little bar tucked away in the basement of the Grand Lodge and serves up handcrafted McMenamins ales, wines, and spirits. While the bar salutes its former tenure as a dental office for residents, its current use commemorates its even earlier role as the lodge’s game room. Guests can play a round of pool, play some video games and more.
SaWa Donburi specializes in donburi (rice bowls) with beef, chicken, salmon and more. The menu also features sushi rolls, poke, appetizers and more. Open Wednesday-Sunday for indoor and outdoor dining.
Mandarin China Restaurant offers authentic and delicious tasting Chinese cuisine. The convenient location and affordable prices make this a natural choice for dine-in or take-out meals. The restaurant is known for its variety in taste and high quality fresh ingredients. Online ordering is also available.
At Pac Thai, guests choose from a lengthy menu of classic Thai dishes, as well as seafood specialties. Many entrees can be prepared vegan, gluten-free and/or dairy-free and all are prepared using fresh, locally grown ingredients.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ironwork Grill, the Grand Lodge’s first-floor restaurant, serves casual meals in a unique and comfortable setting. With many options ranging from hearty steaks and fresh salads to pasta dishes and breakfast favorites, the menu is inspired by a harvest of greens and other edibles from the onsite gardens, all paired with handcrafted ales, wines and spirits. The chef even has four types of mint growing; taste the abundance of flavor that only comes from picking a vegetable or herb and preparing it moments later in the kitchen.
Have a look at the intricate iron scrollwork that gave the spot its name. Antique glass windows provide a view into the past. And on warm days, guests can enjoy dining outdoors in the courtyard for another pleasant view.
Open daily for limited indoor dining, outdoor dining and takeout.
Black Dog Bar & Grill is a cozy spot in downtown Forest Grove. They specialize in burgers and smoked barbecue dishes prepared from locally sourced meats. They also have a diverse selection of entrees, salads and starters. Everything is prepared fresh (never frozen) with local ingredients when possible.
Open daily for takeout, indoor and outdoor seating.