505 N. Pacific Avenue
Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: (360) 636-4610
Fax: (360) 636-4092
The Burgerville chain of fast food outlets are well known in the United States for their healthy and delicious offerings made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. This particular restaurant is highly popular among locals for its efficient customer service and the large touch screen soda fountain offering over 100 flavors. The Tillamook Cheeseburger comes highly recommended by regulars along with a side serving of rosemary garlic fries. It is an ideal place to have a quick meal on the go or a fun lunch with kids with its special juniors menu and a variety of fun activities. Gluten free food options are available here as well.
Located in the Grant House, where President Ulysses S. Grant presided as Quartermaster of the Vancouver Barracks, this restaurant has its own place in Northwest history. The friendly wait staff serves your meal in the dining room or outside on the garden patio. Quilts and Northwestern art create a warm, rustic atmosphere. The eclectic menu includes Hickory-Smoked Pork and a chicken platter with garlic mashed potatoes. The latest dinner reservation is at 8:30p.
The Grant House Restaurant is a picturesque location which abruptly pulls you back into an era gone by. The restaurant building is a Southern style House built somewhere in the 1800s. The well maintained green lawn with dainty chairs and tables promise an elegant experience. The stunning location of The Grant House is complemented by a gorgeous array of American fare which is meticulously prepared and served. The bar brims with an impressive list of wines and beers. A part of the Grant House experience is the Happy Hour which has gained popularity among bar regulars. Service has always managed to stay above par and consistent.
Lapellah is a unique American restaurant located in the buzzing streets of Vancouver. The Lapellah has a rustic charm with a sophisticated feel. The red and navy blue furnishing around amber tables are coupled with a beautiful row of lights, giving the place a very relaxed feel. The food served here is traditionally American albeit cooked over wood fired ovens and grills. The ingredients used are from local farms which assures its freshness. Tap beer and various interesting cocktails and mixes feature on the bar menu. The service is beautifully in sync with customer demands which adds to a assured great time at Lapellah.
Dub’s St John’s is a restaurant delighting locals and travelers with their delectable comfort food. The place is located behind the Ranger Tavern and is spacious enough to accommodate groups. Dub’s is known for their moreish fried chicken and waffles; the chicken here, is fried to perfection and arrives in two large bone-in pieces. In addition, they serve generous portions of burgers, steaks, brisket sandwiches, BBQ ribs and much more. If you are looking for a spot where you can eat till your heart's content without having to burn a hole in your pocket, Dub’s St John’s is the place to be.
Portland's very own tropical paradise, Island Cafe, offers all the holiday prerequisites. From an unbeatable location on the Columbian shores to hearty meals to colorfully concocted cocktails with umbrellas, its easy to figure out why the place is so popular. While it is a good drive up from downtown Portland, this restaurant on Hayden Island, is a great place to escape from the city and enjoy a picnicking day out with family and friends. Specials on the menu include the Californian burger, cups of clam chowder and the lobster roll. So for a pleasant day out on the waterfront, head on down to the Island Cafe.
Opened in the fall of 2012, Southern Belles is a welcome addition to the food cart scene of the St. Johns area. What you will find here is Southern-style comfort food ranging from fresh soups and salads to sandwiches. Portions are generous and the quality meets a high level. Some must-trys from the creative menu would have to be the Pulled Pork Sandwich, Cheeseburger Chowder and their famous Brunswick Stew. There are also vegan and vegetarian options. For food that fits the bill of authentic Southern fare, Southern Belles is a definite must-visit!
This is one of the best places around to hear live bluegrass. Originally built in 1905 as part of the Lewis and Clark Exposition, a glass dome covers a classic hardwood interior. It provides a fun spot for the local and national acts that make it a regular stop. Ticket prices vary with the act, but there is never a cover charge. You will find all the typical McMenamins menu fare like salads, sandwiches and burgers. All signature McMenamins beers and wines are available as well. Pets are allowed in the patio, so bring your furry friend and enjoy the evening.
This is a bright, family restaurant that has become a local fixture. Even more affordable is the lunch menu that is served between 11a and 3p. A favorite is the kung pao and many dishes come with veggies. There is plenty of parking, and the banquet room can handle as many as 30, so bring your family or group. Reservations are advised for parties of six or more. There is a full bar with large and small tables and booths.
Burrito House restaurant is not quite like going south of the border& it is more like a Mexican restaurant in Texas. The dark setting has both booths and tables. Margaritas are made with both wine and tequila and the Chimichanga is tasty. The Taco Plate is good for those who like variety. Salads are served with most entrees. You might not want to clean your plate, so you can leave room for deep-fried ice cream or a Fruity Changa. While not the cheapest Mexican food in town, you will certainly find a good variation of it.
Sitting on the Columbia riverbank, Salty's on the Columbia definitely is not a fish out of water. The superb service and seafood equal the enchanting dining experience on the river. Try the fresh salmon with strawberry-spearmint salsa and red potatoes. Outdoor seating is available on the terrace, where the tables offer a wonderful view of the Fourth of July fireworks show. Live piano music adds to the ambiance on weekend nights. Full bar service is available.
Formerly, the Kenton Hotel is now home to Kenton Station restaurant. This building dates back to 1909 and is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.