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228 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4617
+1 503-472-9623
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“gnocchi” (24 reviews)
“rabbit” (14 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
228 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4617
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were excited to experience Thistle. The menu looked intriguing, and the reviews were positive. The ambiance is interesting...the bowling alley table tops were very different. The menu was very creative. There were 6 in our party, and we ordered 2 different starters...both were well...More

Thank Pa55w
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & went here last month because of all the good reviews and everyone was right this place is great. The restaurant is very small & tables close together but the food, staff & location all 5 stars. My wife had the rabbit, I...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thistle undoubtedly was memorable and my best meal here in McMinnville was dinner here. The menu was simple with only a few choices for each course, but the quality was high. I had the oyster starter, which was delicious. The steak entree was interesting and...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at Thistle was wonderful. Local ingredients in creative dishes. Service was fabulous. We've been to McMinnville twice and this is the only restaurant we've eaten at more than once. Would happily dine here again.

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Farm to table food of high quality in a small, cozy understated environment. Good wine selection. Get the bread with fat!

Thank momof2Nyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emily is amazing with the front of the house. So attentive and she makes you feel like you’re truly embarking on something to be savored. (And you are!) I liked this place from the minute I peeped it on google. Then I walked in and...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thistle….”It Only Has Six Burners!” We foodies booked Thistle in anticipation of the interesting, if not slightly bizarre menu. Food was offbeat but delivered unusual tastes as advertised. The experience however was not a good one. Walked in to a full restaurant early Tuesday evening.…one...More

Thank MargaritaLynn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In our recent trip to McMinnville and surrounding wineries, we received some great counsel from a local shop owner. She offered that Patrick at the Thistle is an incredible mixologist, so we took her advice and popped in that very evening for a pre-dinner beverage....More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we walked in, the waitress was rattled and her service was downhill from there. We were told to take a photo of the hand written menu as that was it. We were seated at a corner table with a fan partially blowing on us,...More

1  Thank JMA1
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We were served the entire menu family style due to the size of our party and it did not disappoint. Would highly recommend Thistle.

Thank gogators1977
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4617
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: +1 503-472-9623
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