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Peerless Restaurant & Bar

265 4th Street, Ashland, OR 97520-2043
+1 541-488-6067
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Ranked #37 of 136 Restaurants in Ashland
Price range: $18 - $28
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Tapas, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between "A" & "B" Street
Description: The Peerless is a lively sophisticated neighborhood restaurant and wine/cocktail bar located next to our historic six-room "Peerless Hotel" and in the heart of Ashland's Railroad & Gallery District. The Peerless can be experienced in our relaxing dining room, friendly & intimate bar (Happy Hour from 5-6:00 Tues-Sat)or alfresco in our enchanting gardens. Our acclaimed Chef Joshua Ketner (who has been featured in Food and Wine, Gourmet, and Sunset Magazine and is included in the 2013 edition of Best Chefs of America)dinner menu features an array of small plates, as well as steaks, seafood and vegetarian entrees that capture the favors of the seasons and essence of the Pacific Northwest(with a hint of Pan-Pacific). Our extensive wine list showcases the best of Southern Oregon, the Willamette Valley, Washington and California as well as selections from classic old world wine regions. The Peerless approach to dining offers you a wonderful opportunity to celebrate fine wines, delectable food and good conversation in a warm and relaxing atmosphere.
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Eureka, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We haven't been to the Peerless in many years so it was high on our list as we have always had pleasurable dining experiences there. First let me say that the "remodel" ( to us) is very well done; comfortable and not pretentious. Second the service was excellent and cannot be faulted. We decided to order small plates to experience... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I went to Peerless on New Year's Eve. It was understandably quite busy, yet we were seated on time. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. I had a beef dish and my wife had fish...both were excellent. We started with an ordinary salad, and I wish I had noted its name or found out the name... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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105 reviews 105 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I was so impressed with the food I came back a few times and got to meet the chef who was a transplant from Hawaii and passionate about food. He reminded me of a musician who takes an old song and completely updates it with a new tempo, a new beat, a different harmony and even throws in some rap... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

On 12/19/2014 you wrote Peerless Perfection My friend decided this year we would go to dinner and a play instead of giving each other gifts. This was the perfect place for that. The service was excellent but no hovering. They had a gluten free menu in addition to their regular menu. They have an excellent wine list, an appropriately sized... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had the MOST fabulous meal and evening of dining at the Peerless. The food was over-the-top delicious! The wait staff was fantastic. Fine Dining at it's best. My mouth waters just thinking about the food. Some of our staff stayed at the Peerless Hotel and had a very relaxing time. Thank you for a very Merry evening! We will... More 

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san francisco
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We ate here before the theater and ordered the sirloin burger and the flax burger for dinner. Both were very good, Also shared a wonderful appetizer that the kitchen split for us. Our wine selections were delicious and the service outstanding. We enjoyed the fireplace and the quiet atmosphere inside and could speak without raising our voices.

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Ashland, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This visit we dined there twice - once on the patio and once at a garden side table. Both times we were extremely pleased with the food and the service. The short ribs were excellent and on the last night, the presentation of my ribeye was novel and the steak delicious. My husband was equally pleased with his fish.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Peerless food and service are undeniably the best I have experienced in Ashland. You grabbed my heart and soul when you graciously welcomed my upcoming 12 week old show Newfoundland to your garden area and treated him like royalty! Thank you all for a such a wonderfully memorable dining experience. We will be seeing you often!

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San Mateo, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were there with a tour group of 42 people. They seated us in a back room and supplied 2 wait persons. They insisted on taking drink orders and filling them before they would take meal orders even though we were ready. The meals seemed to take a long time to all arrive, and though some people only ordered appetizers,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have been coming to Ashland for four to five days for over a decade, and of the available restaurants in Ashland, this has always ranked near the top for us. We usually come in mid-to late September so eating in the courtyard is one of the reasons we come, along with the food. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's increasing success... More 

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Additional Information about Peerless Restaurant & Bar

Address: 265 4th Street, Ashland, OR 97520-2043
Phone Number: +1 541-488-6067
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 28
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Tapas, Contemporary

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