A sign in the window of Gov Cup on March 17, 2020 announcing a closure during the COVID-19 pandemic (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter)
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During Tuesday’s lunch hour, downtown Salem was a much quieter version of its usual self.
Some restaurants were open, hoping to draw customers with to-go coffee orders and takeout food. Others had signs on the doors announcing temporary closures. Some were simply locked and dark during regular business hours.
Gov. Kate Brown on Monday ordered all Oregon restaurants to stop offering dine-in to limit public gatherings and the spread of COVID-19. Many local restaurants are relying on takeout or delivery orders to stay afloat.
The Salem Chamber of Commerce has created a "Salem Eats" Facebook group for local restaurants to share menus and plans for takeout.
This list is based on in-person visits to local restaurants on March 17, or announcements on websites and Facebook pages. If we’re missing your Salem establishment, let us know by emailing [email protected]
Last updated March 20 at 4 p.m.
503 Sushi – Currently doing takeout and working to establish delivery.
Acme Cafe - Takeout and free delivery within two miles of the restaurant from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Aiberto’s Mexican Food – Drive-thru open, takeout available.
Annette's – Takeout available starting March 19 with a limited menu.
Amadeus Restaurant – Planning to offer takeout and delivery with new weekly menu. New website under construction with offerings as of March 18.
Archive – Closed March 17 and 18 to plan, may offer takeout after.
Barrel & Keg – Bottle shop open and growler fills to-go, as well as takeout food from Firepit Kitchen. Hours will be modified, no announcement yet.
Bentley’s Grill – Closed for four weeks.
Bigwig Donuts – Closed temporarily
Bo & Vine – Takeout available.
Chira's Restaurant – Takeout available and delivery with $30 order minimum.
Christo's Pizzeria & Lounge – Takeout available with full menu, daily starting at 5 p.m.
Court Street Dairy - Closed for four weeks.
DaVinci Ristorante – Closed for four weeks.
Epilogue Kitchen and Cocktails – Closed for four weeks.
Figaro's Pizza – Takeout and delivery available at all locations.
Gilgamesh Brewing – All restaurant locations closed for at least one week.
Governor’s Cup – Closed, with online orders of coffee beans available.
Ibendoo Ramen – Takeout available daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m. with online ordering available.
Ike Box and Isaac’s - To-go orders only.
La Fondita – Takeout available.
Love Love Teriyaki - Takeout available, Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., and delivery on third-party apps.
Marco Polo Global Restaurant – Takeout available, call ahead to order.
McGrath’s Fish House – Takeout available.
McMenamins – All Oregon locations, including Boon’s Treasury and Thompson Brewery, closed
Momiji Sushi – All Salem locations offering takeout.
Noble Wave – Takeout available.
Rafns’ – Closed March 17-19 to plan, re-opening March 20 with limited menu for takeout.
Ritter’s – Takeout available.
Rudy's Steakouse - Takeout available, 3-10 p.m. weekdays and 3-11 p.m. weekends. Also offering a food and alcohol delivery service and discounted gift cards.
Salem Ale Works – Takeout available, including cans of select beers and growler fills.
Santiam Brewing – Ordering for food and beer available online through the brewery’s Facebook page or santiambrewing.com.
Sybil's Omelettes - Takeout available.
Straight from New York Pizza – Takeout available.
Table 5.08 – Closed until further notice.
Taproot – Closed until further notice.
Tony’s Taco Shop – Takeout and delivery available.
Tsunami Taproom – Open daily 3-7 p.m. for can and bottle sales and growler fills.
Vagabond Brewing and Victory Club – Closed for 4 weeks.
Venti’s – Downtown and south Salem locations offering takeout, including growler fills.
W. Wallace – Closed Tuesday with a takeout menu coming.
Westside Taphouse – Cans and growlers available to-go from 3-8 p.m.
Whiskey Brown's – Takeout available.
Wild Pear – Takeout available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Word of Mouth Bistro – Closed for at least until April 1.
Xicha Brewing – Curbside takeout, including bottled beer.
The Yard Food Park – Food trucks still serving food to take home. Growlers fills and coffee, soda available.
Contact reporter Rachel Alexander at [email protected] or 503-575-1241.