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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“crab melt” (3 reviews)
“shepard's pie” (2 reviews)
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302-1109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I live this place! We go here and order something different every time. I haven’t had one bad thing. It has a perfect view of the planes taking off and landing. Go check it out!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jb23usa
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I love fried chicken and they make it perfect! The service is great, totally on top of the wants and needs of the customer!!! Just great food, great price, great portions, great service and your at the Air Field how cool is that? Love everything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angela J
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This is only the second review ive ever written. I always just keep it in and assume a business is having a bad day. Not the case here. Two new owners waltzed in and changed all the food. It is of mcdonalds quality at best....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank brianjohnson20621962
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I flew my airplane into the Salem Airport and parked in the close in parking area for visiting aircraft. This is right next to the Flight Deck Restaurant. I ordered based on the waitress lunch menu recommendation of a crab melt and a salad. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Larry-Crystal
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Wife and I have lived in Salem, for approximately 6 years before moving to the coast. We have always frequented the Flight Deck for some drinks and food. Service is always great and we have never had one complaint since we have ever gone there....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank glenmsak
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.

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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!

Date of visit: September 2017
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

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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
Kids, Families with children
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
  • E-mail
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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