Ashland + The Southwest

Restaurants in Ashland + The Southwest

The lower level is an old-fashioned soda fountain and candy shop.

The locations is part of the popular family-friendly McMenamins chain, where you can chow down on burgers and sandwiches amid railroading memorabilia.

Latin dining sensation

Bel Ami has an impressive collection of spirits, particularly American whiskey, plus concoctions like East of Eden (gin, lemon and an Oregon Pinot Gris reduction).

For mid-century style ambience, complete with red leather booths and tiny martini glasses, try Omar's, which cooks up highly regarded steaks and classic seafood recipes.

The restaurant boasts a Napa Valley pedigree and such dishes as Columbia River sturgeon with Chioggia beets and savoy cabbage.