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Need help finding place for dinner between Beaverton and Salem!

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MomChefKathleen Apr 2, 2012 10:19 AM

Thank you for any suggestions! I will be traveling to the Portland area in a couple of weeks and plan to meet friends for dinner. We are staying in Beaverton; they live in the Salem area. We both have cars. Last time I was there, we had dinner in Bridgeport Village. We can do that again, but were hoping to find a local restaurant. Nothing too expensive and with a varied menu, if possible.

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    cheeseisheaven RE: MomChefKathleen Apr 2, 2012 02:09 PM

    How about Mexican in Woodburn...there are many choices, and it will be delicious!

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      HoneyHoneyNY RE: MomChefKathleen Apr 7, 2012 09:58 PM

      If you like Morroccan food go to Dar Essalam in Wilsonville. Fantastic food and really nice people. Get the lamb shank ravine with spicy olive sauce. It's a nice cozy sit-down place.

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        avarney RE: MomChefKathleen Apr 7, 2012 10:17 PM

        Oswego Grill in Lake Oswego is pretty good, but that means your friends are driving a bit more than you would have to. Hayden's Lakefront Grill is local and has a nice view of the little lake in Tualatin. Enjoy!!

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          MomChefKathleen RE: avarney Apr 9, 2012 08:03 AM

          Thanks so much. Oswego Grill sounds like a good menu for us. We have two not-very-adventurous eaters. And they have a location in Wilsonville, which means our friends won't have to drive as far.

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          jpc8015 RE: MomChefKathleen Apr 21, 2012 12:20 AM

          La Provence Bistro in Lake Oswego is good. Prices are very reasonable and the food is very good. It is not far from Bridgeport Village.

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