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wwahl Sep 6, 2011 07:48 PM

We are headed for a river trip on the Rogue River and provision at the Salem Costco. We will probably stay in Salem. Where should you suggest we go out to eat? Where should we stay overnight?

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  1. zenon5 RE: wwahl Sep 6, 2011 09:57 PM

    What are you looking for? Crooked House Bistro in West Salem is very, very French and very, very good. Christo's has exceptional pizza. La Capitale is quite good and has a good bar. All three would give you a positive experience.

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      wwahl RE: wwahl Sep 6, 2011 10:13 PM

      Good ideas. Should I google these or can you give me links to their addresses?

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        jpc8015 RE: wwahl Sep 7, 2011 07:29 AM

        I agree that Christo's has fantastic pizza. I happily drive thirty to forty minutes one way, past at least a dozen other pizza places to get Christo's.

        http://www.christospizzeria.net/

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        oregoncook RE: wwahl Sep 7, 2011 03:39 PM

        If interested in Mexican food, search this board. There's probably no more authentic in Oregon.

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          wwahl RE: wwahl Sep 7, 2011 05:19 PM

          OK, Christos it is. What several options do you recommend for an order choice?

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            zenon5 RE: wwahl Sep 7, 2011 07:47 PM

            Mmmm, Greek, Bianco Pesto Funghi, Pepperoni..... Peroni on tap.
            Damn, I might have to go myself :)

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              jpc8015 RE: wwahl Sep 7, 2011 09:45 PM

              Pizza. Get a pizza.

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              wwahl RE: wwahl Sep 25, 2011 01:08 PM

              We tried Christo's on our visit to Salem. The pizza was great and the wine list excellent.

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                zenon5 RE: wwahl Sep 25, 2011 01:42 PM

                Great. Glad it worked for you! Thanks for the follow-up...

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                ClintD RE: wwahl Sep 29, 2011 01:56 AM

                Venti's on Court Street or the new Venti's Tap-House down on Commercial both have a marvelous range of menu items; not to mention an exceptional number of beers on tap. If you want an excellent meal, order the Tibetan Pork from the menu. If you don't eat pork, ask them to fix you the Tibetan Beef (it's not on the menu, but they'll sure fix it for you).

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                Venti's Cafe
                325 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301

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