Have a Glass of Wine at a Few McMinnville Restaurants

Have a Glass of Wine at a Few McMinnville Restaurants

Festivals and Events, Oregon Select Registry – September 23, 2014

Oregon Wine Country is one of the fastest growing wine growing regions of the country, and once you visit, you’ll understand why.  With rolling hills boasting beautiful vineyards that produce amazing wine, Oregon Wine Country is a hit among those who love natural beauty as well as wine aficionados.  McMinnville, Oregon is a wonderful place to experience the joys of Oregon Wine Country.  Home to a fantastic Select Registry property, the town will utterly charm you and restore your spirits as you get away from the day to day.  Along with delightful vintages of wine, McMinnville Restaurants offer amazing cuisine to compliment your drink of choice.  We recommend the following McMinnville restaurants to indulge in some of the area’s best food and wine.




For foodies, Thistle is the perfect dining destination.  With a menu that changes daily, you’ll always find something new and delicious here. Diners describe Thistle as perfectly quirky with expertly prepared cuisine and a unique atmosphere.  Let the chef and staff guide you on a culinary journey to discover new flavor combinations and you won’t be disappointed.


Gem Creole Saloon

A “gem” among McMinnville Restaurants, they serve authentic Creole cuisine that will make you feel like you’re in New Orleans.  Guest favorites include the jambalaya, étouffée, hush puppies, oysters, and catfish.  Located conveniently in the heart of downtown.


411 Eatery and Lounge

Diners at 411 Eatery and Lounge compliment the restaurant’s atmosphere, quality food and drinks, and their great value.  411 serves American cuisine with a fresh and eclectic edge.


Pura Vida Cocina & Arte

Pura Vida Cocina & Arte is the go-to among McMinnville restaurants for innovative Latin cuisine.  They use farm fresh produce and locally sourced ingredients in their food.  Guests rave about the ahi tuna, shrimp tacos, and lamb skewers.  And be sure to try a cocktail from their bar or enjoy some local wine.


La Rambla Restaurant & Bar

For excellent food and wine pairings, La Rambla doesn’t disappoint.  This traditional tapas restaurant has flavorful small plates and an atmosphere that might just transport you to Spain for a bit. Be sure to order the paella.


Bistro Maison

Bistro Maison serves authentic French bistro cuisine in a romantic setting.  The staff is happy to make recommendations on food and wine pairings, ensuring your experience will be delightful.  Guests especially love the duck, steak, and the fondue.



When mapping out your plans to visit these McMinnville restaurants, be sure to stay at the Select Registry member Inn in the area.  Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn is not only a superb Inn with amazing accommodations and amenities, but also a working vineyard that produces fine wines.  Set upon a hilltop surrounded by an organic vineyard, the Youngberg Hill’s scenic beauty will enchant you just as much as their wines.  Choose one of their eight environmentally friendly rooms to relax and restore your spirits in.  When not taking advantage of your room’s luxurious furnishings and sweeping views, you can walk through the gardens or attend a tasting in the tasting room.   To experience this region of Oregon Wine Country to the fullest, you won’t do better than this gem.


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