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Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302-1109
+1 503-581-5721
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  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“crab melt” (2 reviews)
“shepard's pie” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302-1109
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We like the airport views and food is usually very good, down home cuisine. Their deep fried dill pickle and tater tots are the best in town.

Thank Deleen W
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We have been to flight deck two times in the past year. First time with family from California, they loved it. The second time, with Japanese exchange students.. they loved it. To the person who left the low rating because her dinner was not up...More

Thank ALAN H
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Alan, thank you so much for your kind words and for being a great customer! We so appreciate you. We look forward to serving you again soon. Have a fantastic weekend!

Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Well I want to start by saying employees were very nice. And now the bad part. We were with friends and family.. if not for that, I would have complained about my beef tenderloin that tasted just like salmon.. I hate salmon and fishy fishy...More

Thank LCarden
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

We appreciate your feedback. We are very sorry that your steak was not up to our normal standards. We would have liked to have taken care of this for you at that time, but understand that you felt you didn’t want to say anything then....More

Reviewed October 7, 2017

The atmosphere is enhanced by the views of the runway lights in multiple colors. There are many interesting airplane models hanging from the ceiling and it has a nice little bar. The food is average all though the prime rib on Friday night only is...More

Thank twobuttes
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for coming in to Flight Deck, we appreciate your business and review. We are glad you liked our location, it is very unique and fun. For us to get better, it helps when people could be more specific with things they see we...More

Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Had the best meal in ages! Shepards pie was filling and flavorful. The crab melt was fresh and delicious. Our server was perfect! The menu was very diverse...burgers, steaks, seafood, sandwiches etc. This will definitely be on our list of favorites!

Thank Babs8
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you so much for coming to our restaurant and giving us a try! And we are pleased that you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to serving you again soon! Barry, Natalie and the Crew at Flight Deck

Reviewed August 16, 2017

Been here a few times. Typical diner style food that is always good. They do have a bar if needed. This trip got a burger and a beer. It was amazing as always. the entire restaurant has an amazing unobstructed second story view of the...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a fantastic place to stop for lunch! Excellent sandwiches all around the crab cake sandwich was my choice and it didn't disappoint! The triple berry cobbler for dessert was excellent make sure you save room for it!

Thank NovemberAlpha
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Having recently discovered that this restaurant existed, decided to give it a try on a beautiful evening. We had a bit of trouble finding it, even when we were close, but finally located it. Had read that one needed to be there about 5:00 pm...More

Thank 1stimer_11
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Thank you so much for giving Flight Deck a try! We hope to serve you again soon. Planes are in and out all day long. It just depends on their flight schedules. Thank you for your business and kind words, Barry & Natalie

Reviewed April 30, 2017

Wanted to try a new place for dinner and this popped up in my search and had good reviews, so a friend and I tried it out last night. Had the deep fried pickles, mac and cheese wedges and chicken strips with fries. Not one...More

Thank Jenna W
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Jenna we are so glad you gave Flight Deck a try! Thank you for coming in and for your kind review. We look forward to serving you again soon! Barry & Natalie

Reviewed April 26, 2017

We had a fabulous dinner - while watching the planes land. The food was delicious and nicely presented.

Thank jsterup
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thank you so much for coming in, and for your kind words! We really appreciate your business! Natalie & Barry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-581-5721
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Flight Deck Restaurant is located right on the Salem Airport with a parking lot for cars and one for airplanes! So you can drive-in or fly-in to enjoy our spectacular view, delicious Northwest American food, cold or hot beverages all with excellent service. Our location has windows on three sides of the building giving our guests a panoramic view of the Salem Airport and Cascade mountains. Our vaulted ceilings are graced with many model airplanes to complete the aviation theme.
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