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MOMIJI Sushi Bar & Restaurant 3411 Commercial St SE, Salem ● 503-763-0320 ●

MOMIJI Sushi Bar & Restaurant serves up not only the best overall Japanese cuisine, it also gets the nod for the best selection of flavorful, fresh sushi. The Salem establishment opened in 2004 and offers sushi tastes with shrimp, salmon and other seafood along with flavorful miso, tempura, sriracha and Tamago. People regularly drive from around the valley to the MOMIJI Commercial Street location for their fresh offerings of traditional crepes and sushi. They will also create a special sushi taste just for you or your group. Lunch hours are 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday; dinner is 5 to 9:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 4 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday. A special $1 Nigiri is held on Sunday.

Kim Huong Restaurant 2950 Silverton Rd NE, Salem ● 503-581-0884

Sushi with shrimp, salmon and other seafood can be sampled at MOMIJI


Tiga Sushi 260 Liberty St, Salem ● 503-339-7846 ●


Sushi Kyo 4155 Rickey St SE, Suite 112, Salem ● 503-365-9685 ● 4689 Commercial St South, Salem ● 503-362-1722 ●


1130 Lancaster Dr SE, Salem ● 503-585-7701 ● 101 Wallace Rd NW, Salem ● 503-391-7719 ●

With its two Salem locations and a sister restaurant in Lincoln City, Thai Beer Restaurant serves the best traditional Thai cuisine in Salem and beyond. Whether you dine in or order a meal for take-out, the menu selection is complete. Pat Phet, Pad Khing and all associated meals mix with fresh vegetables and seasoning for a true Thai taste. Curry dishes are plentiful, as are recipes using their fried rice. Spiciness is controlled, as the restaurant always cooks to your preference. Signature meals often include shrimp or squid. Lunch hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday; dinner 4:30 to 10 pm. Monday through Thursday and 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday. Open noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Kim Huong on Silverton Road serves authentic Vietnamese food Since relocating to Salem from California in 1994, Kim Huong has been providing the Mid-Willamette Valley with authentic, flavorful Vietnamese food. Their unique Pho and other stir–fry creations set them apart from the competition. The tastes at Kim Huong lets you know that ingredients – abundant vegetables and various meats – are fresh and your meal was prepared with care. The restaurant gladly welcomes large groups; call ahead to make arrangements. Kim Huong is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Vietnam Restaurant 364 Center St NE, Salem ● 503-581-1668

Thai Beer has two locations in Salem that serve traditional Thai cuisine



Super Pho 1630 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem ● 503-391-4250 ●

Lanxang Lao-Thai Cuisine 5080 Commercial St SE, Salem ● 503-588-2220


Tup Tim Thai Cuisine 3860 Commercial St SE, Salem ● 503-967-6078


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2014 Best of the Mid-Valley  

2014 Best of the Mid-Valley