Thistle Restaurant and Bar in McMinnville Oregon
(503) 472-9623
tuesday - saturday
5:30 - close


  • 2011 “Restaurant of the Year” — The Oregonian
  • “Eric Bechard is perfecting the new provincialism.” — New York Times
  • “Thistle is dedicated to the locavore cause.” — Food & Wine Magazine
  • “Top Ten Portland Restaurants” — Fearless Critic
  • “The Willamette Valley sea change has been brought about by…Thistle’s Eric Bechard.” — Travel & Leisure
  • “Superior Cellar Award” — Oregon Wine Press
  • “Best Cocktails of 2012” — The Oregonian
  • “McMinnville is one of America‚Äôs foodiest towns.” — Bon Appetite
  • “McMinnville’s Farm to fork restaurant is largely spurred by Thistle.” — Sunset Magazine

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