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214 W Main St, Carlton, OR 97111 (Kutch)
(503) 852-6555
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cuvee is a gem

I've visited Cuvee many times and am never disappointed. Gilbert does a terrific job, the salad nicoise and mushrooms on semolina are wonderful. Cuvee also has a very affordable selection of French wines if one wants a break from Oregon Pinots

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Mary Ellen S
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I've visited Cuvee many times and am never disappointed. Gilbert does a terrific job, the salad nicoise and mushrooms on semolina are wonderful. Cuvee also has a very affordable selection of French wines if one wants a break from Oregon Pinots

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Gilbert, the Chef-Owner of Cuvée is a terrific restauranteur. Having made it in Portland for many years, his French style bistro in Carlton, reminds me of eating in regular neighborhood joints all around Paris. Great food, no big deal. The PRIX FIXE is a winter staple in Carlton. under $30... you eat like a king.

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Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner - fabulous escargots, squash soup, shrimp and scallops au gratin in a bechamel sauce accompanied by a bottle of French wine. I would highly recommend this small bistro while in the Oregon country!😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

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Greenbrae, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The real deal including the owner/host who is a quirky French expat. Good food, and of course good wines!

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Saint Paul
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Cuve'e is a French wine term derived from cuve, meaning vat or tank. The term cuvée is used to express what flows out of the container...something thought of as higher quality than the average product. Chef Proprietor Gilbert Henry flows wonderfully gratifying food, wine and fellowship from his gem of a restaurant in Carlton, Oregon. The restaurant décor is simple,... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you are in the McMinnville area of Oregon this restaurant is well worth a visit. The food is excellent and value for money. We both enjoyed our meal and the banter with Gilbert the Chef Proprietor. Gilbert this meal was the best meal we have had whilst on holiday in the USA this year.

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Keller, TX
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Well established restaurant with a good menu and excellent food. Staff is enjoyable. Glad we went there our first night in town.

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Forest Grove, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Outstanding French cuisine! We also very much enjoyed the waiter/owner who is from France. We plan to return to this lovely bistro.

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Washington
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the nice things this restaurant does is put the menu outside the door, so you know how expensive it is. It is not cheap. So much so that we thought $70 was going to be enough for this place in Carlton. We were wrong and had to use our CC instead of cash. We could have left, but... More 

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Wilsonville
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I were here for our anniversary tonight. It was special because we had not been to Cuvee in several years due to their reservations being full etc. To begin with, we knew they had limited cocktails. I asked for a vodka martini with a splash of Chambord. Our waiter who happened to be the chef/owner-- asked me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 W Main St, Carlton, OR 97111
    (Kutch)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Carlton
  • Phone Number: (503) 852-6555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?