Nominations for Restaurant of the Year are in!

The nominations are in! Here's who will be competing for the Restaurrant of the Year 2011. In no particular order.

  • Willamette Burger Company
  • Jonathan's
  • La Capitale
  • Morton's
  • Andaluz
  • Wild Pear
  • Venti's
  • Red Ginger
  • Straight From New York Pizza
  • Church St. Pizza
  • Word of Mouth Neighborhood Bistro

This is going to be interesting, since people seem to be passionate about several of the restaurants on this list. The poll will be up soon. Good luck to all the restaurants.


Anonymous said...

I think that Venti's is, by far, the best! They have a quick lunch setup, with so many reasonable priced dishes, making Venti's so good and easy on my lunch break. Venti's also has amazing specials which I love to enjoy at dinner to accompany the best beer around! No one can touch their beer selection! I can go there and enjoy many different local, micro-brews and enjoy an amazing meal for next to nothing. Venti's also has an amazing atmosphere and exceptional staff. The staff always makes me feel welcome! Venti's is the best restaurant for ALL angles!

Anonymous said...

christo's got as many nominations as church st. pizza but was left off seems very strange

Salem Man said...

Anon, Thanks for double checking. There was a post on December 7, 2010 10:21 AM that the person wrote in the names of a bunch of restaurants but nominated only 2. Sorry, It was like a hanging chad.

Nate Rafn said...

Bring on the voting!

Anonymous said...

Ventis I liked the chicken teriyaki bowl at the old location. Now it is more rice, less meat, and costs a lot more. I prefer fuji ricetime now There are much better beer selections at other bars, in my opinion. Just because it is an obscure micro doesnt make it good. Just my opinion. Bar service is good but I don't care for service in the restaurant. Not always polite.