Extensive menu is worth exploring to find some gems
In its fifth year, Talay Thai is a popular restaurant for the neighborhood surrounding the Padden Market Center. The extensive menu offers a wide range of options for take-out or dining in. The restaurant also caters.
Friendly, lively sports grill extends imaginative menu to second location
Main Event's first location in downtown Vancouver has become a successful fixture of the Clark County dining scene. Having recently opened a second spot to serve the east side of Clark County, it delivers the same inventive food and level of excellent service diners have enjoyed at the downtown restaurant.
Longtime Vancouver restaurant makes an impressive fish 'n' chips, as well as chicken meals, rib tips, nachos
Smokey's Hot Oven Pizza opened in 1965 and has been family owned and operated ever since. The restaurant's menu offers an unlikely selection beyond 12 specialty pizzas, including chicken meals, rib tips, nachos, and hot buttered popcorn.
Relaxing Washougal restaurant brings array of fine flavors
It's been almost three years since owner David Garcia opened Hearth in Washougal. The restaurant is a dinner house where most of the menu items are prepared in a wood-fired oven, which also serves as the foundation for the dining environment. The menu changes periodically to make use of local, fresh ingredients.
Downtown Vancouver Jerusalem Cafe's offerings often exciting, but some less thrilling
When Jerusalem Cafe gets it right, you'll have a hard time putting down your fork.
Old Fashioned Maid replaced by tasty burgers, fries, milkshakes
After many years of service, the Old Fashioned Maid closed its doors. The building was renovated and updated and sat for quite some time before it caught the eye of Kevin and Melinda Bruzzone. Many speculated it would be another coffee café, but the Bruzzones envisioned something else — K & M Drive-In, which is somewhere between a fast-food and a fast-casual restaurant, specializing in hamburgers, shakes, and fresh-cut made-to-order french fries.
Not much has changed under new ownership
Chutneys opened under new ownership in October. For the most part, it’s business as usual. Chutneys serves authentic Indian cuisine which regular diners of the restaurant can be assured hasn’t changed.
Opened in the 1970s, shop and its delicious treats remain largely the same -- and that's a good thing
Thirty-seven years ago, Phil Pomeroy opened the Donut Nook. Do the math: that was in the 1970s. Although the world around the Donut Nook has changed in the many years since it opened, step inside and everything remains just as it was, from familiar faces, to the original '70s style décor, and last but not least, how the donuts are made: "By hand, like they're supposed to be," says Pomeroy. Pomeroy has seen other donut shops come and go, and vows he'll "still be here when Krispy Kreme goes away."
Restaurant offers variety of tasty dishes; meals served lukewarm during visit
Sabor Mexicano has been open since last September and is family owned and operated. The restaurant occupies one of the long-standing spaces in Vancouver’s Uptown Village; the most recent tenant was a pasta restaurant.
Food not exceptional, but atmosphere recalls a carefree time
Boppin' Bo's has been a fixture of the Clark County food scene since 2004. The family-owned diner has nine food booths at the Clark County Fair every year; the rest of the year, they serve up the greasy burgers and thick shakes that you'd expect to find at the fair. Fine dining, it isn't. But it's not supposed to be. Bo's isn't about the food, it's about the '50s.
Brewed Awakenings offers a good cup of locally roasted Joe and homemade pastries. Owners Todd and Sandra Gunderson’s newest location on 63rd Street and Andresen Road has a convenient drive-through, plus a spacious dining room that features a fireplace. It is a roasting location as well, where patrons will be able to view the process.
Welcoming cafe hits the mark with food, price, atmosphere
If you grumble at the thought of those restaurants that stop serving breakfast at 11 a.m., you may be happy to learn St. John's Cafe will accommodate your breakfast appetite up until 2 p.m.
Getta Gyro offers authentic, made-to-order gyro sandwiches and homemade baklava from its drive-thru kiosk seven days a week.
Mighty Bowl sets up at various locations around downtown Vancouver
Why: Last June, The Mighty Bowl rolled out onto the streets of downtown Vancouver on a mission to bring high-quality, nourishing, great-tasting food in a convenient setting to the community. Owners Steve and Sherilee Valenta and Kevin DeGraw are committed to providing whole food ingredients without preservatives, as well as practicing recycling, composting, and reusing to intelligently reduce their footprint.
Lapellah is one of the finer dining spots in Clark County and has become a local favorite. The menu offers a balance of meat options, from seafood to the signature Lapellah Burger, made with Carlton Farms Oregon beef, as well as a few salads, soups, and sides creatively prepared. It is a family-friendly restaurant — though the selections and atmosphere are most suited for the adult crowd.