A “Foodie” Guide to Tualatin Valley
Tualatin Valley is an expansive destination with an abundance of local restaurants. From burgers and pizza to the exotic tastes of Korean and Caribbean fare, we’ve got the goods on some of the local dining hot spots.
Cruise In Country Diner has been wowing customers with its healthy menu of burgers and fries. Yes, you read that right…healthy. Prepared with locally raised ingredients, including grass-fed beef, and potatoes fried in rice oil, this ‘50s-style diner is one not to miss.
Midway Firehouse Pizza pays homage to firefighters with its menu of aptly-named pizzas, such as the Station 19, Hook & Ladder, and local favorite, Hot Fireman. All of Midway’s pizzas, calzones, panini and appetizers are prepared with fresh, local ingredients.
For an upscale dining experience, locals love decarli, a modern, Italian-inspired dining featuring fresh ingredients from the Pacific Northwest. Decarli’s seasonal menu, which changes daily, offers a variety of entrees, and its extensive cocktail and wine menu attracts a robust happy hour crowd.
Southern Indian cuisine is what’s on the menu at Chennai Masala, one of the most acclaimed Indian restaurants in the Portland area. Enjoy a buffet lunch or a full-service meal and sample the restaurant’s exceptional samosas, pakoras, biryani and curry dishes.
Vegans and vegetarians rejoice, Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro has a wide-ranging menu of salad rolls, wraps, soups, noodles, salads and raw specialties. Diners with a sweet tooth also have a choice among an assortment of vegan desserts.
Nak Won is the go-to place for Korean fare. This locally acclaimed restaurant, beloved by casual diners and critics alike, has a menu chock-full of solid Korean standards, such as kalbi-style short ribs, fried rice dishes and the immensely popular seafood pancake.
Finally, transport your palate to Puerto Rico and the Carribean with the delectable dishes at Borikén Restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, Borikén’s menu delights with a variety of rice plates (platos con arroz), empanadillas, plantains, stuffed avocado and other tropical tastes.
Our hotels are close to Portland and have many urban amenities, but are only a fraction of the cost. Plus, parking is always free!
While the Pinot Noir put the Oregon on the wine map, the sheer diversity of varietals keeps wine lovers coming back to the Tualatin Valley.
The Tualatin Valley is exploding in the Portland craft beer scene, attracting the serious beer connoisseur, as well as the casual beer aficionado.
If you’re looking to get out of the house and support local businesses while staying socially distant, try one of these spacious patios with delicious food and one of a kind brews.
Whether you want takeout or a new dining experience, try some of Tualatin Valley’s newest Asian fare.
Washington County (Tualatin Valley) has been approved for Phase 1 of reopening. Whether you live in Oregon or are visiting from out of town, it’s important to know what to expect when you’re here.