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“All good but the salad. . .”
Review of Bentley's Grill

Bentley's Grill
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Ranked #8 of 579 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Trade St.
Description: Northwest Inspired Cuisine In Salem Oregon Looking for lunch, dinner, late night eats, drinks or a reason to celebrate? Join us for a culinary experience you are sure not to forget! Located in The Grand Hotel in Salem, Bentley’s Grill is a full service, Northwest Inspired, restaurant and bar. Offering some of the finest choices of fresh Pacific Northwest cuisine, and over 300 varieties of the region’s most enological offerings, Bentley’s Grill has something for everyone’s palate. An amazing menu, full bar, wine tasting and an incredible happy hour await you!
Reviewed December 24, 2013

Had an early family Christmas dinner at Bentley's Grill 12/21/13. Five of us, all adults, exchanged gifts, shared small plates, had cocktails, dinner and dessert. The small plates were a goat cheese dip, shrimp brochettes and pot stickers. All tasty. Nothing was "top of the mountain", but all good. That could be said for the rest of the meal, too, except for the only dinner "extra" any of us ordered, a Caesar salad. Total waste of time and money. Looked like someone ran out to the grocery store, bought a bag of chopped romaine, some bag croutons and a jar of prepared Caesar dressing and dumped it on a plate. The entrees we tried included braised lamb shank, NY steak, bistro steak, and pork tenderloin. The steaks were on the rare side, but very nicely seasoned and grilled. The shank was almost fall off the bone tender, with a nice "lamby" bite. The desserts were a chocolate and peanut butter torte, and a raspberry/lemoncello torte. Both were good, but the raspberry/lemoncello torte was thought rave-worthy by several of us. Service was good, friendly and professional. All in all, a successful holiday meal.

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Thank Jay L
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Wow! From the wine to the dinners to the dessert, from the ease of making reservations to incredible service Bentley's really went all out for us! Pre-Tedeschi Trucks Band concert, all 4 in our party had a wonderful experience.
I had the small plate scallops and a salad--I can only speak to how yummy my food was but everyone else seemed to enjoy theirs as well.

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Thank marymo362
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

We read about Bentley's so wanted to go in for Happy Hour to check it out. It was great. We sat up at the bar and had a wonderful bartender with this great mustache. The drinks were just right and we had a couple HH salads and the goat cheese. This place is outstanding.

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Thank bigshoes2
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

I was in town for a business meeting. A group of about 20 people was in our dinner party. We had a room to ourselves. The servers were very good and attentive, which can sometimes be a problem in large groups. Not here, everything was perfect. The food was delicious. I had the filet mignon and it was awesome. Surveying about 5 different people in my group, everyone thought that their meal was delicious, except one individual who thought his was a bit dry. He then admitted that food doesn't taste as good to him when he has been drinking, which he had been. If I get back to Salem, I will definitely eat at Bentley's Grill again.

Thank Cody P
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Very attractive restaurant with great ambience. Comfortable seating and low noise level make for enjoyable dining. Very good wait staff and enough menu choices for anyone's palate. Food was well prepared and exceeded our expectations

Thank Peripateticmensch
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