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Subterra - A Wine Cellar Restaurant

1505 Portland Road, Downstairs, Newberg, OR 97132-1852
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Ranked #6 of 77 Restaurants in Newberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Affordable fine dining at it best in an amazingly ambient cellar venue in the Willamette Valley wine country. The menu reflects a patchwork of complex, bold flavors pieced together from varied cuisines, brought together with classical technique. Open for lunch Monday through Friday and dinner daily. Extensive local and global wine and beer list, classic cocktails, bar menu, happy hour weekdays from 3 to 6 with food and drink specials.
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Sonoma, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

A friend and I recently went to Subterra for dinner for the first time. We were extremely pleased with the food and the service! Everyone from the hostess, to the waitstaff, to the owners were very friendly and helpful. It was amazing to learn that they source all of their ingredients locally and hand craft everything from the bread, to... More

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Sora, Panama
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120 reviews 120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

This was an exceptional find. It is a little hard to find and the sign is small and hidden. It is truly in the basement and the décor is really outstanding. It was a Monday night and we went with friends. It was very slow but the staff was happy and attentive. We had a bottle of wine. We did... More

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Glastonbury, CT
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The restaurant located in a plaza, underground level, was from start to finish a total disaster. The service was sub-par, the waitress could not have cared less about whether we were there or not. The menu has this off-putting in that every dish comes with a general salad, whether you want it or not. The chicken dish was so over... More

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mjbleck, Owner at Subterra - A Wine Cellar Restaurant, responded to this review

We want everyone to know that we run an extremely sanitary restaurant, having received perfect 100 point scores on all of our recent health inspections (this is public record available to everyone). Our attention to food safety and serving a wholesome product is unmatched. The gentleman in question self-admittedly had a full day of eating and drinking under his belt,... More

Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Were told by other locals that this was a very upscale restaurant that was "underground". When we got there it was basically like a walk-out basement in a house. The environment was fine, but certainly NOT fancy at all. I think they were trying to be more fancy, but the building was just not able to create that type of... More

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Austin, Texas
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182 reviews 182 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I ate dinner here while in the Willamette Valley for a getaway. Our innkeeper recommended this place as a great option for a Friday night when we failed to make advanced reservations anywhere. It is located just off the main drag in a lower level building. If you need handicap access, there is a ramp in the... More

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Newberg, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have lives in Newberg for 4 years and have always just driven by Subterra. What a huge mistake!!! Finally my husband and I went in for lunch and WOW what a surprise! We sat at the bar and had the most delightful bartender. When our food arrived it was absolutely wonderful! We now don't just drive by we stop... More

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Lockeford, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Subterra was within walking distance of our hotel and they recommended for the extensive wine list. We loved the food! We went back a second time and will definitely return when we are in the area. Jamie did an excellent job serving us at the bar and was knowledgeable about the wines from the local area. An awesome experience!

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We recently stopped in for lunch while on a mini tour of Wine Country in Newberg. We chose this restaurant based on Yelp reviews and they were true to the word. The wine selection was awesome, the food choices were vast, and we really enjoyed the service (our server was pretty much running the place all on her own since... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Sharing a girls weekend with friends and this place was the perfect place for dinner after a long day of wine tasting. We got the room off to the side for a great place to catch up on each others' lives - private but still with a nice view of the outside and the beautiful painted mural inside. The waitress... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This place offers a terrific dinner at a bargain price, including soup and salad. We would return in a heartbeat.

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Additional Information about Subterra - A Wine Cellar Restaurant

Address: 1505 Portland Road, Downstairs, Newberg, OR 97132-1852
Phone Number: 503-538-6060
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Newberg
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: American

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