Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

A refreshing oasis in a culinary desert serving local and seasonal Northwest cuisine.


Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

* Click here for rating key

Even as cities re-open select businesses, some restaurants will remain temporarily closed due to COVID-19. In some cases, dine-in, takeout or delivery may be available. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its operational status.

Roots Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review

: In the midst of Southwest Washington's suburban sprawl, Roots Restaurant & Bar offers inspiring dining in an upscale atmosphere. Chef Brad Root draws from the area's local, seasonal bounty, which makes choosing among the many tempting small plates a challenge. The best plan is to order several and share --- for example, a composed dish of crab and avocado. Other options might include a chanterelle mushroom risotto with hazelnuts, beet juice, mascarpone and leek "hay" or a duck breast paired with confit leg, wild mushroom bread pudding and Brussels sprouts. Sesame-seared ahi with a spicy wasabi sauce finds ideal balance between rich and light. Lunch includes simpler options such as a confit pork belly banh mi. Gluten-free dishes are available. The changing cocktail list overflows with taste appeal; there’s also a sizable line-up of notable Washington and Oregon wines. Desserts range from an apricot brown butter tart to chocolate mousse cake. Brunch proposes the usual eggs Benedicts and omelets, plus plenty of savories from the regular menu.

Find Takeout and Delivery Restaurants
Takeout & Delivery Restaurants

Many dine-in establishments across the U.S. are temporarily closed, but we've rounded up restaurants that are offering takeout and delivery.