The Best Restaurants And Places To Eat In Keizer, Oregon

Marcelina Morfin

Incorporated in 1982, Keizer, Oregon is a lovely small city located north of Salem in the Willamette Valley. Keizer is home to restaurants featuring American fare, Thai delicacies, and Salvadoran treats. Discover them and more in our dining guide.

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1. Birdie's Bistro

Bistro, Cafe, American, Vegetarian

Established in 2012, Birdie’s Bistro is a charming venue specializing in breakfast and lunch dishes seven days a week. Within a warm, cozy interior space, complete with a fireplace for cold days, the bistro also offers outdoor seating when the weather allows. Whether diners are looking for something light or hearty, Birdie’s menu has many tasty options. Highlights are the biscuits and gravy, the veggie breakfast wrap, and the hangover hash with home-fried potatoes, peppers, scallions, brisket, spicy ketchup, and two eggs. Daily specials, including the quiche of the day, plus a variety of baked goods and gourmet coffee drinks are also available.

2. Cherry's Nagani

Cherry’s Nagani

Opened in 2010 by Cherry Fong, a native of Vietnam, the eponymous Cherry’s Nagani is a friendly dining establishment offering sushi and other Asian delights. Within an intimate space with art-adorned walls, guests can choose among several items from appetizers to sushi to rice bowls and more. With seafood, poultry, and vegetarian options, highlights from the menu include the unagi roll, which is freshwater eel, the spicy tuna roll, the veggie caterpillar roll with edamame, and the lemongrass chicken rice bowl served with a green salad. Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner, Nagani also offers desserts, including mochi ice cream, plus a variety of beverages.

Cherry’s Nagani, 4914 River Rd. N., Keizer, OR, USA, +1 503 385 8428

3. Delaney Madison Grill

Delaney Madison Grill

Founded in 2014 and set along the shores of Staats Lake, Delaney Madison Grill offers an upscale dining experience — with stunning views — within a casual environment. This place procures the freshest ingredients available, including produce, grass-fed beef, and seafood, from local sources. Here, the culinary team creates a host of delectable, new American dishes with plenty of meat and seafood dishes along with a vegetarian highlight or two. The pan-seared salmon and prawns atop crispy polenta and finished with a lemon-butter sauce and the filet mignon served with potatoes au gratin plus seasonal vegetables are two must-try dishes. Open every day for lunch and dinner, the grill also offers tantalizing desserts plus a selection of drinks.

Delaney Madison Grill, 5745 Inland Shores Way N., Keizer, OR, USA, +1 971 273 0495

4. Los Dos Hermanos

Los Dos Hermanos

Los Dos Hermanos serves zesty Mexican and Salvadoran recipes to hungry diners seven days a week for lunch and dinner. A lively ambiance enhanced by a colorful interior greets guests who are visiting to savor an array of dishes from appetizers to combination plates to specialties and more. There’s something for everyone, including meat and seafood lovers plus vegetarians. Notable highlights include the pollo a la mexicana, which is a chicken breast rolled with shrimp and topped with a creamy sauce and the pupusa revuelta or handmade tortilla stuffed with cheese and shredded pork. Another impressive choice is the vegetable fajitas with carrots, onions, cactus, zucchini, mushrooms, plus red and green peppers.

Los Dos Hermanos, 3590 River Rd. N., Keizer, OR, USA, +1 503 393 1800

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5. Mommy & Maddi's

Restaurant, American, Vegetarian

Tucked inside a renovated home, Mommy and Maddi’s is a charming spot featuring all-day breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Perfect for the brunch crowd, the menu is full of flavorful sweet and savory items plus brunch cocktails. These include Bloody Marys, mimosas, and Irish coffee to name a few. Breakfast options to note are Aunt Kathy’s French toast served with two eggs plus a choice of breakfast meat, and Maddi’s biscuits and gravy, which features freshly baked biscuits smothered with sausage gravy. For the lunch crowd, the reuben sandwich piled high with corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss on rye bread with a special sauce is one highlight.

6. Red Ginger

Red Ginger

Red Ginger specializes in Pacific Rim Asian fusion cuisine packed full of incredible flavors. Within a warm, inviting interior, guests will find a menu brimming with fresh dishes. The options range from starters to noodles to curries to house specials and more with something to suit many tastes. The lettuce wraps with sautéed, minced chicken plus bell peppers, onions, and water chestnuts with house-made plum sauce is a great appetizer. Meanwhile, the mango delight with fresh mango, onions, bell peppers, carrots, and pickled daikon topped with crispy basil leaves and choice of protein is a must-try entrée. Red Ginger is open every day for lunch and dinner.

Red Ginger, 4907 River Rd. N., Keizer, OR, USA, +1 503 304 5092

7. Sweet Home Thai

Sweet Home Thai

Established in 2013, Sweet Home Thai is a popular, family-owned and operated venue serving a variety of delightful recipes from Thailand. Within a welcoming space, complete with comfortable white booths, rich wooden accents, and art-adorned walls, diners can choose from many dishes. Flavorful options abound on the menu with some favored choices being Hawaiian fried rice. There are also fresh spring rolls with lettuce, rice noodles, tofu, carrots, basil leaves, plus cilantro wrapped in rice paper and served with house-made hoi sin peanut sauce. Another notable choice is the green curry.

Sweet Home Thai, 4140 River Rd. N., Keizer, OR, USA, +1 503 390 1838

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