3 Restaurants to Try in Aurora, OR

When you plan your next vacation, you may want to visit the charming town of Aurora, OR, close to both Portland and Salem. With more than 21 antique shops, beautiful art galleries, and some of the most gorgeous vineyards of the world, you won't be disappointed. Some great restaurants to try from your nearby Aurora Inn include the following:

Top-O-Hill Restaurant
25496 S Highway 99E
Aurora, OR
(503) 266-8382
www.canby.com/topohillrestaurant

This casual 1950s-style diner is used to providing fine food, as it offers a well-established catering service for many local events. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love the homemade fruit or cream pies. With daily specials such as prime rib of beef, fresh grilled razor clams and oysters, fried chicken and barbecued ribs, it's no wonder that visitors come back time and time again. This family restaurant is also a great place to bring the kids, because it offers a great variety of foods and makes fabulous milkshakes. If you want some takeout to enjoy back at your cozy Aurora Bed and Breakfast, that's no problem. Give Top-O-Hill a call to place an order.

Old West Colony Kitchen
21668 Highway 99E NE
Aurora, OR 97002
(503) 678-7770

The Old West Colony Kitchen rests right in the middle of the historic downtown Aurora. The "old west" frontier town memorabilia will make you feel right at home as soon as you arrive. It offers delivery and takeout service, and offers good value for the money. The food is delicious and reasonably priced.

Colony Pub-Eatery
21568 Highway 99E Northeast
Aurora, OR 97002
(503) 678-9994
www.colonypub.com

The Colony Pub-Eatery offers a laid-back type of dining. This pub style restaurant offers very good food for a great price. Locals and guests enjoy the French fries and Greek salad, the burgers and the fried fish. Takeout service is available. This is not the place for kids, however. It's mostly a bar-type restaurant with a pool table and some slot games as an option for additional entertainment.

White Rabbit Bakery
21368 Hwy 99E
Aurora, OR 97002
(503) 267-9044
www.whiterabbitbakery.com

If you're visiting Aurora or just passing through, you will most likely want to stop at the White Rabbit Bakery. This shop is much more than just a bakery. Superb sandwiches are made from fresh baked bread of the day, with excellent options of turkey, bacon and beef garnished with a variety of dressings. A special veggie sandwich is also available. Gluten-free products are on the menu. The pastries and cakes are simply amazing. You can try the Death by Chocolate cake with the chocolate mousse filling, or the Bananarama, which is banana cake with banana and caramel filling topped with a special blend of cinnamon orange cream cheese frosting. Fresh baked muffins, scones, pies and bear claws are just a few of the wonderful choices.