Grab Some Grub
Restaurants Along the Scenic Tour Route
A day of exploring the Vineyard and Valley Scenic Tour Route is sure to make you hungry. Here are some suggested spots to pull in and rest and grab some grub, all while experiencing the down-home hospitality of the Tualatin Valley countryside.
One bite out of a Helvetia Tavern burger, and you will see why it continually lands on the top 10 list of best burgers around. This no-frills restaurant focuses on traditional, simple burgers, grilled sandwiches, fries and onion rings. For the vegetarians and pescatarians, the tavern has meat-free options, as well as fish and chips. Bring cash, as the tavern does not accept credit cards.
Gales Creek Bar & Grill Tavern is a traditional pub with a wide selection of pizza, sandwiches and burgers, and local brews from Waltz Brewing. The menu is chock-full of satisfying bar treats, such as wings, hot dogs and more.
Located in a historic property in rural Hillsboro, Midway Firehouse Pizza is a family-friendly pizza restaurant. The firehouse them also gives way to fun and creative pizzas, such as Hot Fireman, Hook & Ladder and The Engine, which pair well with local beer and wine. For dessert, try its signature “Rebecca’s Iced Coffee,” a delicious coffee with ice cream.
Open for breakfast and lunch, the menu at South Store Café (24485 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Hillsboro; southstorecafe.com) features housemade soups, salads, sandwiches, pastries and coffee drinks. Try the signature chicken artichoke soup for a tasty treat, or nosh on one of the cafe’s daily specials.