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228 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4617
+1 503-472-9623
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“gnocchi” (22 reviews)
“rabbit” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
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228 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4617
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent meals in a small, quaint dining establishment on a side street in McMinnville. The kitchen is very small and open and the chef enjoys plying his trade for you. Great photo op. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this inventive restaurant is always a pleasure when we venture into oregon wine country. the atmosphere is inspiring with high ceilings, industrial art and candlelight appointments everywhere. every bite on the small vintage plates is delectable, and the service is informative and generous.

Thank jenniferannarich
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My gal pal and I recently had dinner at this quaint little restaurant off 3rd Street. This is a very small restaurant. We made reservations because of this well in advance, and I would recommend doing this. The service was very attentive. We loved that...More

Thank toto1234
Reviewed 14 August 2017

In booking a table for 8 people we were offered either a 5:30 or 8pm sitting. We chose 8pm and showed up early but were told to come back at say 8:15. On returning we were asked to sit in the bar while our table...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Thistle has a changing menu, displayed on a blackboard in the restaurant. Our waitress advised us to order an appetizer and a main as the portions aren't huge, but there was still plenty. The food was excellent and the wine list was decently priced. We...More

Thank Slein1987
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Thistle offers the perfect package of delicious local organic and seasonal food, excellent wine list with Oregon and old world choices and, last but not least, craft cocktails. Owner, Emily, and bartender, Patrick, are friendly, knowledgeable, energetic and engaging. The menu changes regularly and is...More

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a celebration dinner here recently with a party of six. The service and friendliness of the staff could not have been better. The small bar area where we waited for our table is open and inviting. Drinks were spot on. I loved the...More

Thank Sonja K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

After reading reviews and getting recommended by friends who recently traveled to McMinnville we were looking forward to a great meal and unfortunately we were thoroughly disappointed. The menu on a blackboard upfront only had four entrées of which one was rabbit. No offerings of...More

Thank jeffrey W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The blackboard showed a thoughtful selection for the day (no menu). We had the beet and arugula salad, 8 minute egg with rapini bacon vin to start. Wonderfully fresh and very tasty. Rockfish paired with organic broccoli and flank steak paired with potato and pea...More

Thank _tomnguyen001
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Unusual and fabulous cocktails. The steak tartare is the best. The gnocchi were truly fluffy little pillows of goodness.

Thank Lori T
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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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