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All 93 McMinnville Restaurants

La Rambla Restaurant & Bar

238 NE Third Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
503-435-2126
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Ranked #3 of 93 Restaurants in McMinnville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $19
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cowels
Description: La Rambla is the ideal destination for anyone looking to enjoy a culinary gem nestled in the heart of Oregon's Wine Country. One of the Willamette Valley's most unique dining experiences. Deftly blending Spanish influences and classics with the freshest ingredients the Northwest has to offer. One look at the satisfying tapas menu, and you'll be tempted by such classics as Sauteed Garlic Chili Shrimp with Calabrian chilies, Oregon Mushroom Cocas with arugula, La Serana cheese and truffle salt, Lamb Stew with rutabaga gratin and Classic Paella. The wine list, one of the most extensive in the state, has won Wine Spectator 'Awards of Excellence', Wine Enthusiasts ' Most Friendly Wine Restaurants', Oregon Wine Press 'Superior Cellar Award' with 400 entries form Oregon and Spain. A large selection of Spirits and Cocktails as well. La Rambla delivers a memorable culinary experience for an intimate meal to groups ready to top off a day of wine tasting with good food and good company.
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Diamond Bar, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

A great find. Lots of choices for small plates of a variety. We had the lamb nachos and shrimp which were recommended and excellent. We also tried a flatbread and paella. Paella needs to be ordered when you sit down. Good food and service!

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Veneta, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We wandered in off the street, hubby had never been to a tapas restaurant, to be asked "Do you have a reservation?" Oops, nope, we didn't. And the place was packed. On a Tuesday night. But the staff were gracious and friendly and offered to find us a table if we would be willing to sit at the bar (very... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed several small plates outside. Food was delicious! Creative. Many choices. Service was great, even being outside. Definitely recommend.

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Vail, AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

While on a wine tasting vacation to the Willamette Valley we enjoyed dinner at this establishment. The staff was friendly and efficient. Our waitress suggested a wine when we asked for her assistance and it was a fabulous Spanish wine called Coto de Hayas. Perfect for the food we ordered and very well priced. The food was delicious and savory.... More

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Vail, Colorado
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We loved this place with a very interesting tapa menu & good wine selection. Our experience was enhanced by our awesome waiter who was so very professional ,yet friendly. Food was delicious & we had a wonderful meal here. Was in Barcelona on Las Ramblas with same friends a year ago making this perfect !

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I arranged a wine dinner here for a group of New Orleans food and wine lovers with Patrick Reuter from Dominio IV winery. It was the first night of the trip and everyone was wowed by chef Jesse Valle's food and wine pairings and quality of the meal. It definitely set the bar for our winemaker dinners for the rest... More

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Oregon
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We love to share small plates and therefore get to explore a variety of food choices. Sometimes places just serve little plates of nondescript food. That is NOT the case at La Rambla. We talked with the wait staff (all of whom were very friendly) to get their recommendations. We took some of their suggestions and did a couple on... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

This is a foodie stop....as is Nick's down the street. Classic tapas bar....feels like Madrid! Go about 8 or later BUT order the paella early in your visit (we ordered it last and waited awhile but worth the wait. The shrimp is one of their best tapas dishes. Value seemed good. Location is great....lots of parking behind.

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Eagle River alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

The cheese course and shrimp course for 1 was good. We ordered the flat iron steak for an entree. After waiting over 30 minutes for the steak, it was so salty we couldn't eat it. The waiter indicated he had heard this comment before. He apologized and said he would have another one ordered and tell them it was too... More

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WIlliamston, MI
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Visited this restaurant based on a recommendation from a vintner in Carton. The food was unbelievably delicious. The service was impeccable and all the employees were very friendly and professional. We had dates with bacon, olives, beef empanadas, stuffed peppers, and fried green beans with aioli. Loved everything. Ate so much I could not order the chocolate torte I wanted... More

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