Ashland Restaurants

The Innkeeper’s Favorite Ashland Restaurants

The Ashland Restaurants List includes favorites from the high-end that would rival any big city eatery, to the casual tasty; as well as wholesome “on-the-cheap”. There’s an Ashland restaurant for all preferences.

All the Ashland restaurants, unless other wise noted, are within walking distance of the Chanticleer Inn.

Legend

H = High-end restaurants for those celebratory or special dinners. Reservations are almost always required
Q = Restaurants great for quick meal.  No reservations usually required
CE = “Cheap Eat” places where the locals go for an inexpensive meal
L = Open late
FB = Full bar
Dog = Tables on sidewalk serve patrons with dogs
TV = Big Screens for sports viewing

Ashland Restaurants

Ashland Restaurants, Sesame Asian Kitchen viewed from Lithia Park one of Ellen's favorite Ashland Restaurants

Ashland Restaurants, Sesame viewed from Lithia Park

Agave (CE & Dog) – Gourmet Mexican
5 Granite Street 541 488-1770, open daily from 11am – 9pm
Alchemy (H & FB) – Cosmopolitan Cuisine
Formerly Winchester same owners: new restaurant
35 S 2nd St. 541 488-1115
Open daily for dinner 5 – 9pm
Bistro in the bar 4pm til close
Amuse (H) – French/Northwest nouvelle cuisine
15 N. First St. 541 488-9000  Lunch Thurs – Sat 11:30am – 2pm and Dinner 5 – 9pm, closed Mondays
Anya’s Thai Bistro (CE)– Thai
15 N. First St. 541 488-9000  Lunch Tues – Fri 11:30am – 2:30 pm and Dinner 5 – 8pm, closed Mondays
Beasy’s on the Creek (FB) – Steaks, seafood & pasta
51 Water St (entrance on Lithia Way) 541 488-5009 Open daily for dinner 5:30-8:30pm
Big Al’s (CE & Q) – Burgers, sandwiches & Mexican
474 N. Main St. 541 482-6481  Open daily: 10am – 8pm
Brickroom (TV, FB, L) – Casual Modern American
35 N. Main St. 541 708-6030  Open daily: 8am – 1am
Creekside Pizza (L, CE & Q) – Pizza
92 1/2 N. Main St 541 482-4131 Open daily: 11am-1am
Coquina (H & FB) – Northwest
542 A Street 541 488-0521, Open for dinner at 5:00pm, closed Sunday and Monday
Cucina Biazzi (H & FB) – Traditional Tuscan-style Italian
568 E. Main St. 541 488-3739 Open daily for dinner 5:30 – 8:30pm
Flip  (CE, Q, Dog) – Hamburger, fries, and milk shakes
92 N Main St. 541 488-3547  Open Daily: 11 am- 9 pm
Greenleaf – Wholesome fresh dining
49 N. Main St. 541 482-2808  Open daily from 8am-8pm
Hearsay (H & FB) American Bar
40 S. First St. 541 625-0505
Beautiful sunken garden, near the Cabaret Theatre
House of Thai (Q) – Thai
1667 Siskiyou Blvd 541 488.2583 not walking distance Open daily for dinner 4 – 9pm and lunch Mon-Fri 11am – 3pm
Koko’s Bento Dog (CE & Dog) – best organic and vegan hotdogs in town
249 A St. 541 488-3647  look for the kiosk-style eatery outside the Ace hardware store
Lark’s (H, FB & Dog) – “Home kitchen Oregonian” cuisine
212 E. Main St.  541 488-5558 Open daily for lunch 11:30am –  2pm and dinner 5 – 8pm
Liquid Assets (H, L & FB) – Wine bar, dinner, and live music
96 North Main St. 541 482-9463  May 1st – Nov 1st open daily 3pm – midnight
Loft Brasserie & Bar (H & FB) – One of my favorites
18 Calle Guanajuato Way 541 482-1116, Open Tues – Sun, lunch 11:30am – 2pm, dinner 5 – 9pm  and brunch Sat – Sun 10am – 2pm
Lorella Restaurant (H & FB) – Farm to table
A farm to table menu, only featuring local, organic and sustainable ingredients
145 E. Main St. 541 708-6360
Martino’s Lounge (L & FB) & Marcaroni’s Ristorante – Italian
58 E. Main St. 541 488-4420 & 488-3359 – Lunch Tues – Sun 11:30am – 4:30pm
Dinner Monday 5 – 10pm and Tues – Sun 4:30pm – midnight
Late night Bistro menu open daily midnight – 2:15am.
Martolli’s (CE & Dog) – Pizza
38 East Main St. 541 488-1434 Open daily for lunch and dinner from 11am-10pm
Ostras! Tapas and Bottle Shop (HE & FB) – Tapas & Wine
47 N. Main St. 541 708-0528 Closed on Mondays. Open for dinners 5pm-10pm
Peerless (H & FB) – Northwest Sustainable Seasonal Cuisine
243 Fourth St, 541 488-6067  Dinner Tues – Sat from 5:00 pm
Pie+Vine (Q & Dog) – Wood-fired Italian
358 E Main St. 541 541 488-5493  Daily for lunch and dinner. 
Reservations only for parties of 6 or more
. Free delivery. Former Pasta Piatti, same owners
Sammich Ashland (Q) – Deli
242 Bridge St. 541 708-6055 6 days a week 10am-6pm, closed Sunday Really good pastrami!
Sesame Asian Kitchen (Q, FB & Dog) – Pan-Asian
21 Winburn Way 541 482-0119  7 days a week for lunch and dinner
Smithfields Restaurant and Bar (H & FB) – Meat-centric
36 S 2nd St 541 488-9948   Mon – Sun dinner at 5:00 – 10pm and Sat & Sun brunch 10am – 2:30pm. Can be slow, give yourself time to savor
Smithfields Pub & Pie (L, TV, & CE) – English ale house meets pie-shop
23 S 2nd St 541 482-7437 Daily 11am – Midnight I love all the savory pies and salads, not at all a fan of their desserts. Music most evenings. Service can be slow, give yourself time to savor
Standing Stone Brewery Co. (L & Q) – Bistro & Beer
101 Oak St, 541 482-2448  Lunch and dinner 7 days a week from 11:30 am – midnight
Taj Indian Cuisine (Q) – Indian
31 Water St. 541 488-5900
Open daily: Lunch buffet 11am – 3pm and dinner 5 – 9:30pm
Taroko (FB) – Asian Fusion
62 E.  Main St. 541 488-7108  Open Daily: Lunch and dinner 11:30 am – 9:30pm
Thai Pepper (L & FB) – Thai
84 N Main St. 541 482-8058  Open Daily: Sun – Thurs 5pm – midnight, Fri & Sat 5pm – 1am, and Lunch Wed – Sat 11:30am – 2:00pm
TOT (Q) – Southeast Asian BBQ (but much more than BBQ)
310 Oak St. 541 488-7986 Mon-Sat 11:30-9:00
Zoey’s (CE, L & Dog) – Bistro and Ice Cream
199 E. Main St. 541 482-4794   Lunch 7 days a weeks
The ice cream counter is open late only during the summer months

Jacksonville Restaurants

Bella Union Restaurant & Saloon – Casual Italian
170 W. California St. 541 899-1770  Open for lunch Mon – Sat 11am- 4pm and open daily for dinner
C St. Bistro (Q) – Creative casual gourmet
230 C St. 541 261-7638 Lunch: Tues-Fri 11am-2pm; Brunch: Sat. 10am-2pm, and Dinner: Thurs-Sat 5: -8pm Ellen’s favorite Jacksonville eatery
Deja Vu Bistro & Wine Bar – Contemporary regional
240 E. California St, Jacksonville 541 899-1942  Dinners  Wed-Sun  5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Gogi’s (H) – Cosmopolitan Cuisine
235 W. Main St.  899-8699  Open for dinner Wed-Sun 5pm-9pm
Jacksonville Inn (H) – Steak and Seafood
175 E. California St. 541 899-1900

Medford Restaurants

Cafe Dejeuner
1108 E. Main St., Medford  541 857-1290  Dinners: Tuesday-Saturday 5:00-9:00 and Lunches: Monday-Friday 10:30-2:00
Cicily’s Pastria & Grill
1251 E. McAndrews, Medford 541 776-3500 Daily 11am- 9pm
Porters (H)
147 N Front St.  Medford 541 857-1910  Open daily for dinner 5pm. 
Elegant converted train station and good food

Talent Restaurants

Arbor House (H) – International Gourmet
103 W Wagner St, 541-535-6817
Dinners: Tuesday – Saturday opens 5:00 pm
One of Ellen’s Talent favorite: go here before attending Camelot Theater
New Sammy’s Cowboy Bistro (H!) – Natural Oregon Cuisine
2210 S Pacific Hwy  541 535-2779  All locally organically grown and raised food with a “world-class” wine list. Must have reservations, sometimes well in advance.
Open April – October, Wednesday – Sunday for Lunch 12pm-1:30pm  Dinner  5pm-9pm seating every half hour
Open November – March, Wednesday – Saturday for Lunch 12pm-1:30pm  Dinner  5pm-9pm seating every half hour