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Rafns

479 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
+1 503-580-2936
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (18 reviews)
“braised beef” (5 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
479 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family out for dinner. With an 85 year old grandma who hates to spend money she was able to find something she really enjoyed. She got the Mac n cheese and ate the whole thing! We had fish stew, lamb meatballs, and the...More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the service was great. My husband loved his dessert❤️overall a great experience.

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was salty even though we expressed our desires for salt free or sparse. Not much on the decor but for a place that set us back $100 for two dinners (no beverages of any type) to have a complete lack of dress code...More

Thank FrankSchwartz
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This "bistro" style place is open only for dinners. Seating is limited so call in your reservation. The menu changes with the season. Service is good. Prices tend to be higher than average but you get what you pay for; delicious and beautifully presented meals...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Awesome food in a very intimate environment. Style of the restaurant is a little country for my tastes, but the food was excellent and the staff did an excellent job with our group of 15. Price was very good for what we got and everyone...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I celebrated my 30th birthday here with family and friends and absolutely was so happy I choose this gem of a restaurant. The service was amazing, intimate, friendly and one of a kind. The food was perfect and tasted so fresh and delicious and can...More

Thank Marina D
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Rafns is a wonderful place for dinner. The setting is beautiful and yet relaxed and comfortable. The service was attentive (thanks, Michael!) but not intrusive. And the food was really wonderful. Highly recommended!

Thank Alline A
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Tuesday night with my husband for a date night. Firstly this place is so beautiful!! Very dreamy experience perfect for a romantic date :) Second there wine selection is amazing! We also enjoyed their famous cherry cheese cake! Which took me...More

Thank princesschiliy
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, there was 4 in our party and we all enjoyed what we had. Service was great, as was the atmosphere. Highly recommend it. We will definitely be back!!

Thank Brent F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was able to park close by, three hour parking limit is pretty convenient and there is additional parking free and other parking spots that would be free after 6 pm; all of them are not as far. Michael was the server. I had some...More

Thank uncvcutraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$34
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-580-2936
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Description
At Rafns', we work directly with Oregon growers to provide the highest quality food products available. Our goal is to support farming practices that respect our land and strengthen our community. What We Do: We use certified organic olive oil and butter. We use cage-free and free-range eggs. We use meats that are local, drug-free, and humanely-raised. For real. We make our own gelatin-rich bone broth. We use organic, non-irradiated herbs, spices, and chocolate from local suppliers. We use organic produce from local farmers and purveyors, with very few exceptions. We take pride in the cleanliness of our kitchen. What We Don't Do: We don't use MSG. We don't use trans fats or refined oils. We don't use teflon or synthetic cookware. We don't use genetically modified ingredients. We don't own a microwave. These are the standards and values that guide us. If you share these values, we hope you will support us! -Nate & Rochelle Rafn
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