About The Painted Lady
Oregon's only AAA four diamond and Forbes four star restaurant, The Painted Lady in Newberg offers two tasting menus nightly celebrating the products of their local neighbors- Oregon's world class ranchers, farmers and vintners. Inspired by the grand tradition of restoring Victorian homes across America, the restaurant uses classic culinary techniques to create a stunning modern menu. With timeless grace and a contemporary palate, The Painted Lady is more than a restaurant, it is an experience to remember.
Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Offering our fine dining experience by Chef Routt at a multitude of venues.
Public parking lot is also available less than 1/2 block from the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
The entire restaurant may be reserved for private events, seating up to 35 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Jessica Bagley: 5035383850x
Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Painted Lady Ratings and Reviews
The Painted Lady was a very special and ...
The Painted Lady was a very special and enticing place to dine. The food and wine pairings were outstanding and we really enjoyed the extra special service.
We were really impressed that the restau ...
We were really impressed that the restaurant called the day before to ask if there were any food sensitivities, to see if it was a special occasion, and to verify the number in the party. Since they asked whether it was a special occasion, I expected perhaps a personalization on the dessert plate, as I thought I'd seen delivered to another table. It was fine that they did not do this, but it seemed odd because they had asked. The food and service were impeccable. Nearly every course was a work of art, and the wine pairings were spot on. Despite the small portions, we were quite satisfied at the end of the seven courses. It was a memorable experience, and I'd recommend it for proposals and anniversaries, or any very special occasion.
Lovely food and stellar service. From Be ...
Lovely food and stellar service. From Bernie's confirmation phone call inquiring about food allergies, to the special cake Chef had delivered to our table to take home, to the Sommelier giving us a tour of the kitchen when it was late and we were the last guests of the evening...truly a special place, worth the money and the travel. The food was delicious, creative and highlighted the local bounty. Looking forward to a return visit!
Clearly an extravagant dining experience ...
Clearly an extravagant dining experience for a special occassion
The Painted Lady was absolutely exquisit ...
The Painted Lady was absolutely exquisite! I would definitely recommend sharing a wine pairing as well with the tasting menu, as it really improves the overall experience. The food was incredibly creative and all beyond delicious. We went here to celebrate our engagement and believe it might be one of the best meals we have ever had. Highly recommend!
As it was the best restaurant in the Wil ...
As it was the best restaurant in the Willamette valley Newberg area I had very high expectations. It was overrated. It is a tasting menu. The food was good, but not great. It was just not worth the money.
First time there, and we enjoyed very mu ...
First time there, and we enjoyed very much Service was fantistic
The variety in the courses was wonderful ...
The variety in the courses was wonderful. I enjoyed the server's knowledge of each plate. Neither myself or my companion are wine/beer drinkers so I choose a martini. It was very good and I was not offered another, which I would have liked. The fish is served at 160*, so if you prefer flaky, you should ask. The Filet Mignon is served rare, so again, if you prefer it different you'll have to ask. (They don't ask you.) After the desert plate they served a 3-tiered candy tray. It was very beautiful, but too much for our tummies. They offered to split it and packed it up for us to take home, so we were able to enjoy breakfast too! Around plate 5 the woman serving us had an attitude change and she became cold and unfriendly. The other 2 gentlemen serving/clearing were charming. I plan to go again and hope to enjoy the meal with a group of out-of-town family members this fall.
Superb, as always. Every course was a de ...
Superb, as always. Every course was a delight to look at and to taste. Wine pairing (for him) and suggestions (for her) enhanced it even more. The service was flawless, yet warm and friendly. We love The Painted Lady!
Food was very good. However, the smoked ...
Food was very good. However, the smoked filet was too smokey (hard to get the flavor of the meat). Little loud for a high priced restaurant but that is a trade-off for the old house décor. Their asset is the service which is very professional and well planned. Very good for the location (smaller town).
"Exceptional presentation & first-class ...
"Exceptional presentation & first-class service transports your dining experience to the timeless elegance of yesteryear."
We are 3 foodies. Found the food preten ...
We are 3 foodies. Found the food pretentious and not very good. Very disappointing for the price. Emphasize inventiveness, but need to work on basics.
One of the best ever.
This small older house off the beaten track in Newberg, Oregon severed the best meal with wonderful service we have ever had on the 4 continents we visit. It is expensive by Oregon standards (plan on $200 per person) but is worth every cent. A difficult reservation but worth the wait.
We celebrated my husband's 70th birthday ...
We celebrated my husband's 70th birthday and were very satisfied with everything. This was our third visit to The Painted Lady. Food and wine were top notch and excellently pared. Wine steward was knowledgeable and so were the servers. Great service. We never felt rushed.
Superb in every regard. It was by-far t ...
Superb in every regard. It was by-far the best dining experience we've ever enjoyed.
Every course was unique and flavors were incredible. The wine pairing brought out the flavors even more.
Fabulous food and superior service
We ate here because we had heard the food was incredible. I must say it did not disappoint and I really loved that it was primarily vegetable and protein based. The sommelier, host and waitstaff are beyond accommodating.
Desserts were awesome. Service was wonde ...
Desserts were awesome. Service was wonderful and comfortable. Food was nice, excellent ingredients but a bit busy and lacked the "I'm amazed" that I came for.
Always an amazing meal, great service -- ...
Always an amazing meal, great service -- just perfect.
Food worth it. Not sure about the wine list
The $85/person 7-course meal was well worth it! Not sure I felt that I got the same value for the $75/person for the wine pairing. It certainly made the meal more enjoyable having the wine presented with each course so I enjoyed that aspect of it but it just felt like the $75 was a little on the high side. Amazing food and my wife and I were treated amazingly well for our 20th anniversary. The interiors could be updated a bit.
Proceed with caution. Overpriced "weir ...
Proceed with caution. Overpriced "weird" (different) food. Good for foodies (perhaps)? I wouldn't go back. Feel the same about mud baths. Do it once for the novelty. Perfect service and pacing of the 9 courses. But No view nor ambiance (it's in an old house). Went with my BFF. My husband would have hated it. It takes 2.5 hours so if you go, go early. I wish we would have gone to posh restaurant at Allison Inn instead. Awesome view, great service and same small "interesting" food. Heard the small taco places in Newberg are awesome..,and cheap.
Great Vacation/Anniversary Memory
The tasting menu was a real experience. Flavors and textures not typical of even high end restaurants. Great service, quiet comfortable atmosphere. Plan on spending 3 hours to sit back and enjoy all the courses. We left so full, even though the plates are small. Small but very delicious!!!
Almost a perfect score
The only thing we would change is the dessert end of their fixed course menu. Once we had consumed multiple courses of excellent food they served us a very nice palate cleanser followed by wonderful cheese, then a choice of two excellent desserts. It should have ended there but then a plate with several chocolate candies were presented. In other words the meal was dessert heavy. Of course one can always decline to eat those extra-special candies but the idea behind going there is to purchase a fixed course that has been carefully balanced so we went with the flow and subsequently realized it was a mistake. Will we go there again? Of course. If the rating system were finer this place would have scored a 99%
Fantastic birthday dinner
The seven course tasting menu was outstanding! We will likely go back again when in the area.
Will not return due to server
Arriving at the restaurant we were greeting warmly by the maitre d', who personalized our visit, the celebration of our anniversary. He spent some time interacting, making the evening start as a very special experience. Our server arrived and was also being friendly, helping us with the menu, telling us about the restaurant. That continued until we decided not to order wine. At that point he seemed to shut off, deciding we weren't worth his time or attention, no longer being a big ticket item. How do I know this? I have ten years as a fine dining server. But you decide: He returned to take our order and was pushy and rushed us. He stopped by one time during our seven course meal for a perfunctory check-in. Meanwhile, the couple next to us received lots of his attention - schmoozing, humor, making sure their dining experience was wonderful - and, of course, they ordered wine. I thought maybe it's just me, my high standards as a server, but my sweetheart remarked she felt the same way. And that's the sad part. She was really looking forward to a special night and his greedy mind and bad attitude left her feeling like she didn't matter. As we left the restaurant he said a fake and polite "Thank you" while the server assistant held the door for us, a young man who wished us a thoughtful "Happy anniversary". Dear Painted Lady management, you have great food and some wonderful staff, but it is not enough to make up for the disrespect we received throughout our meal from this server. I will not come back. David Jacob
creative food and fantastic service
The Wednesday night experimental dinner is such a fun experience. The service is fantastic. The menu was creative and it was relaxing to not have to choose food to order, since the menu was set. The wine pairings were enjoyable and varied. The seven courses were small, but we left feeling full. I would definitely go back.
Wonderful experience. We will come again.
The experience was 1 of a kind. Nearly the best we have had...
Gem in the Heart of Willamette Valley Wine Country
I lucked upon this delicious, amazing restaurant while on the second leg of my recent vacation that ended in Willamette Valley in Oregon's wine country. I happened upon the Painted Lady on its final "Experimental" dinner for the season. For anyone who has ever dined at the Inn at Little Washington - located in Washington, Virginia - one will feel this amazing, very humbly priced Painted Lady is very much on par in terms of food, presentation, and impeccable service. The food was amazing, the wine list was fantastic - although I went with the eight course meal's wine paring... What a fabulous find and a place I WILL return to on my next trip to Willamette Valley. Enjoy!
The Painted Lady is frustrating, as is the upper division food scene. If you enjoy cooking, and wines, and have excellent skill at it, you'll be frustrated that to replace that experience out will be very, very expensive. Why? First, lots of staff. People are expensive. The host/hostess is professional and greets one by name. The maitre' d is accommodating, professional but not condescending. The Som is articulate, seems knowledgeable, and appropriately personable. The service and clearing is unobtrusive. It seems that regardless of the beauty and simplicity of the location, one must charge a lot for food and wine, to be desired. It is still just food. I think if you really love food and wine, and creating an experience, then make it somewhat accessible. That being said, we won't be back often, but the harmony and subtlety of Painted Lady will bring us back, again and again.
Wonderful Experimental Dinner session!
On Wednesdays during the winter The Painted Lady had experimental dinners. We attended two of them. They were fantastic!!! Chef Allen really came through and gave us delectable bites at each course. It was very fun.... looking forward to nest year already!!!
Wow! Yes, over the top expensive, but gr ...
Wow! Yes, over the top expensive, but great food, flavors, service and their description of each course was amazing. Fabulous wine list but that too was way overpriced. Recommended for intimate special-only occasion.
Creative & Different
The Painted Lady in Newberg, Oregon is a five star, wonderful old home, in which the staff & chef are over the top in excellence ! It is not an inexpensive, quick dinner; but rather each course is wonderfully prepared & presented beautifully!
Best of the best
Painted Lady is a perfect ten in every category. Incredible food, beautiful ambiance, impeccable service, smart wine list. The best of Oregon.
This was our fourth time dining at The Painted Lady, and we've been astounded every time. We agree that it's the best restaurant we've ever eaten at - including several in France. Dinner is served in 4-6 courses, often with extra 'mini' courses between, so each person might be served 15+ individual items - and we've yet to find _even one_ that wasn't amazing. We can't recommend it highly enough.
Outstanding in every way. Every course was a wonderful set of tastes and textures that worked amazingly well together, and I came away surprisingly sated. In addition, I must compliment the chef. I have food allergies, so based on prior experiences, I approach fixed menu restaurants with trepidation. Painted Lady handled my last minute dietary news with expertise, making "off menu" substitutions that were as worthy as the ones my companion received "on menu."
What a great surprise!
Painted Lady was an unexpected great find in the wine country. Be sure to leave yourself time for a wonderful, leisurely meal.
The best food, wine, and service anywhere.
Special thanks to Allen, Jessica, and Matt for their graciousness, hospitality, and talent. Soon to be a 3 star Michelin.
We have dined here 1/2 dozen times because our dining experience has always been 5 star. While the service and the ambiance were all great, the food was at best average. The dishes were relatively pedestrian and the staff was not prepared for 1 diner being gluten-free and another being a vegetarian, despite letting them know in the reservation and over the phone. As this was a a celebration of our twin daughters 21st birthday and their first trip to wine country, we had high expectations for the evening and based on past experiences. We will try again, but it will be a while. Hope it was just an off night, almost felt like the chef wasn't there?
We had been refferred here by some foodie friends and were not dissappointed at all. Everything was better than expected....serrvice fantastic, food creative and well prepared. They were VERY accomodating for both gulten free and lactose free diners at our table.
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