One of the hardest-hit industries during this COVID-19 epidemic has been the restaurant business.
But here in Lake Oswego, many food establishments are doing their best to stay open on a takeout/delivery basis.
And many of them are supporting each other like Deno’s Pizzeria which has been ordering lunch for its staff from local restaurants.
Here is a roundup of what to expect from some of your favorite go-to café’s, pizza parlors, restaurants and burger joints. As you’ve come to experience, things can change rapidly in this environment so be sure to check the website or better yet, social media for the latest updates. This information is based on my research the week of March 30.
ADISAYA THAI is open for takeout or delivery from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. 1235 McVey Avenue, 503.635.0813.
AJI TRAM is open for takeout from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Orders can be placed from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. by either texting 503.701.6909 or calling 503.342.6249. Payment must be made over the phone—cash is not being accepted at this time. 4477 SW Lakeview Blvd.
AVA ROASTERIA is open for takeout or delivery seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Kruse Village 4847 Meadows Road, #147, 503.305.6328.
BABICA HEN AND GUBANC’S. Both establishments are offering curbside takeout from noon to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Place your order by calling and paying over the phone. Babica: 15964 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.636.4012. Gubanc’s: 16008 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.635.2102.
BAIRD’S ON B BAR AND GRILL. Call in after 3:00 p.m. for pickup orders 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 503.303.4771. 485 Second Street.
BAJA FRESH is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for takeout. Order online. 17805 SW 65th Avenue, 503.620.6732.
BAMBOO SUSHI is open for takeout or delivery from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. (The first delivery fee is on them!) Order online. 380 First Street. 503.387.6565.
BAMBUZA is open for takeout 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Order online. 4811 Meadows Road, #113. 503.635.3716.
BELLAGIO’S PIZZA is open for delivery or takeout from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 1399 McVey Avenue, 503.635.8700.
CAFÉ MARZOCCA ITALIAN ESPRESSO BAR is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for takeout. 16045 Boones Ferry Road, 503.636.5001.
CASA DEL POLLO is keeping normal hours from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and offering their complete menu. Just call in your order at 503.344.4354. They’ll deliver curbside once you arrive or you can arrange for free delivery on orders over $20 or use UberEats or GrubHub. 15088 Bangy Rd., 503.344.4354.
CHA CHA CHA TAQUERIA is open for touch-free delivery only (the driver will call on their way and leave your order at your front door). Hours: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday. Order online. 4823 Meadows Road, 503.305.6225.
CHUCKIE PIES is open for takeout 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 370 First Street, 503.342.6207. Follow their Instagram account for updates: @chuckiepies
COFFEE PLUS is open for takeout from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sundays. 17777 Pilkington Road, #200, 503.699.8614.
DENO’S PIZZERIA is open for takeout from 11:00 a..m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. In addition to pizza, you can order a bottle of their fresh-made Caesar and Balsamic Dressings and/or one of their fresh-made pizza dough balls to make your own at home. 4475 Lakeview Blvd., 503.635.6219,
DOMAINE SERENE WINE LOUNGE will continue to update their menu for takeout and curbside pickup from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. 300 1st Street. Call to place your order: 503.664.7030.
DOMINO’S PIZZA is offering “contactless delivery” where the delivery person will notify you when they arrive instead of meeting you at the door. Takeout also available. Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily. 1235 McVey Avenue, 503.908.7605.
DUKE’S PUBLIC HOUSE has a To-go menu posted on their website and asks that payments be made over the phone. No cash at this time. Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Please place your orders from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 506 A Avenue, 503.387.5771.
ELEPHANTS DELICATESSEN is open for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup (free delivery on orders over $50). 5885 SW Meadows Road, 503.620.2444.
FIVE SPICE. To-go orders are available here from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week for both curbside pickup as well as delivery through GrubHub. Visit their website to see the menu offerings, then call to place your order at 503.697.8889.
FLYING PIE PIZZA is open on a takeout basis only from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. Call ahead to place your order so it will be ready upon arrival. They also over “Par-baked” pizzas which you can finish at home as long as your oven is large enough to accommodate the size. 3 Monroe Parkway, Suite S, 503.675.7377.
FRESHII is open for takeout from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 4811 Meadows Road, Suite 111, 503.908.8124.
GIANT DRIVE-IN is staying open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call to place your order so it’s ready when you come in: 503.636.0255. 15840 Boones Ferry Road.
GUBANC’S AND BABICA HEN. Both establishments are offering curbside takeout from noon to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Place your order by calling and paying over the phone. Babica: 15964 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.636.4012. Gubanc’s: 16008 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.635.2102.
HANKO’S SPORTS BAR AND GRILL is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Order from their full menu, including filling your growlers. 4 Monroe Parkway, #F, 503.697.7819.
HAPPY SPARROW, featuring “kolaches” –sweet yeasty dough buns filled with sweet and savory ingredients, is open for takeout from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 5405 Jean Road, 503.305.5968.
HOP N CORK is making sure beer lovers are well supplied, filling cans and growlers. No takeout food at this time. Check their Facebook page for updated hours. 17450 Lower Boones Ferry Road, 503.305.5903.
KURATA’S is open for takeout from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. 450 5th Street, 503.675.4496.
KYRA’S. Lake Oswego’s only dedicated gluten-free restaurant is currently only offering next day pre-order done in quantities of 1 dozen unless otherwise specified. Offerings include cookies, galettes, muffins, vegan sandwich bread, doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, whole quiche, truffles. Pickup hours are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. 599 A Avenue, 503.212.2979.
LA PROVENCE is open for takeout or delivery (GrubHub) breakfast, lunch and bakery goods from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. All tips and donations are going towards hourly employees who have been temporarily laid off. There is also a link to a GoFundMe fundraiser for laid-off restaurant staff. AND they are offering a special Easter Sunday Dinner menu, fully prepared and packaged — all you have to do is take home and reheat. Place your order by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10th, and pick up on April 11 or 12 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. 16350 Boones Ferry Rd., 503.635.4533.
LAKE OSWEGO ICE CREAMERY & RESTAURANT is open for takeout from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily. 37 A Avenue, 503.636.4933.
LITTLE BIG BURGER is open for takeout from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. Order online for pickup or delivery through DoorDash. 3 Monroe Parkway, Suite T, 503.744.0792.
MALEE’S THAI KITCHEN is open for takeout from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 15902 Boones Ferry Road, 503.636.4384.
MANZANA ROTISSERIE GRILL. Online ordering and curbside pickup is now available from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Delivery is also available through GrubHub. Check their website for discounts. When I checked, they were offering 10% off orders. 305 1st Street Lake Oswego, OR 97034, 503.675.3322.
MOD PIZZA can be ordered through their app, online or on the phone to be picked up at their Grab&Go station, curbside or at-home delivery. Available 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. 4811 Meadows Rd., Suite 115, 971.233.7103.
MOMO SUSHI is open for takeout from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 (ish)p.m. Monday through Friday and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call to place your order. 3970 Mercantile Drive, 180-A, 503.387.5118.
MY FIT FOODS is open for in-store and curbside pickup as well as delivery (free on orders over $50). Use the code STAYHEALTHY for 20% off your next order for home delivery. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. Become a member for $10/month and receive 20% off all meals. Kruse Village, 4835 SW Meadows Drive, #137, 503.305.5038.
NEXT LEVEL BURGER is open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily for both takeout and delivery through DoorDash, Postmates and GrubHub. Order online for pickup or delivery. 11 S. State Street, 503.305.6146.
NICOLETTA’S TABLE AND MARKETPLACE. Nicoletta’s is open for business on a takeout/delivery basis. The takeout menu features a limited selection of their popular offerings. Orders can be picked up curbside or delivered using their own local delivery service to ensure sanitation standards are being met. The dedicated online ordering number if 971.252.8100. Revised hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Closed Sundays and Mondays. They are also offering onsite catering in your home or office. 333 South State Street, Suite M. 503.699.2927 – main line; 971-252-8100 – takeout and delivery.
OSWEGO GRILL is open for curbside pickup takeout business from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily. Check their featured online menu and then call to place your order. 7 Centerpointe Drive, 503.352.4750.
PAPA MURPHY’S PIZZA is open 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the weekdays; until 9:00 p.m. on weekends. 15630 Boones Ferry Road, 503.636.1785.
PHO’ LAVANG is open for takeout 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. You can request curbside delivery when you call in your order and pay over the phone. 16120 Boones Ferry Road, 503.697.6253. https://pholavangpdx.com/
PINE SHED RIBS AND BARBECUE. After being closed for almost three weeks, this popular local spot re-opened on Friday, April 3 and will be open seven days a week from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for takeout and delivery. Place your order by calling 503.635.7427. 17730 Pilkington Road.
PIZZERIA SUL LAGO is open for delivery (GrubHub) and takeout from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 8:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday. 315 1st St., Suite 101, 503.305.8088.
PIZZICATO PIZZA is open for takeout (including curbside pickup so you can stay in your vehicle) and delivery from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. You can call in your order and pay over the phone or place your order online. The delivery fee is currently being waived. They also offer par-baked pizzas you can take home to finish. 15180 SW Bangy Road, 503.670.8388.
RICCARDO’S RISTORANTE is serving lunch from noon until 4:00 p.m. and dinner from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday on a takeout basis. Call to place your order and if you pay over the phone, they can bring your order out curbside. 16035 SW Boones Ferry Rd., 503.636.4104. https://www.riccardoslo.com/
SALT & STRAW is now offering local delivery and pick-up via Postmates and UberEats. Flavors are a bit limited right now but it looks like you can get favorites like Chocolate Gooey Brownie, Salted, Malted, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Double Fold Vanilla, Pots of Gold & Rainbows, Pear and Blue Cheese, Bone Marrow and Smoked Cherries, Strawberry and Coconut Water Sherbet as well as some holiday throwbacks like Peppermint Cocoa and Cinnamon Chai Spiced Eggnog. They are also offering shipped packs with a minimum order of 5 pints. Currently, you can choose from the “Treat Yourself” Series featuring one pint each of Pots of Gold and Rainbows, Salted, Malted, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Gooey Brownie, Strawberry Coconut Water Sherbet (vegan) and Double Fold Vanilla or the “Seeing Rainbows” pack featuring, you guessed it—five pints of Pots of Gold and Rainbows. Both options are scheduled to ship out April 13. Order online. It appears that the shipping cost to Lake Oswego is $10.
SEÑOR TACO is open for takeout from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 333 S. State Street, 503.635.8226.
ST. HONORE is open for takeout and delivery through DoorDash or Postmate from 6:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and then, depending on business, they could close any time before 7:00 p.m. 315 1st St., Suite 103, 503.496.5596.
STANFORD’S is offering 10% off to-go orders that can be placed online and picked up curbside or delivered from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. 14801 Kruse Oaks Blvd., 503.620.3541.
STARBUCKS is open for takeout and delivery (limited time offering: free delivery on Uber Eats for orders over $10 in certain locations) at some of the Lake Oswego locations. They include: 16398 Boones Ferry Road (503.699.3000), 15645 Boones Ferry Road (503.635.2266), and the in-store locations at Albertsons, 16199 Boones Ferry Road (503.635.3429) and Safeway , 401 A Avenue (503.675.4480). Temporarily closed locations are 1175 McVey, 8 Centerpointe Drive, 5800 Meadows, 47 N. State Street, and 3 Monroe Parkway.
STAR TERIYAKI opens Monday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m., closing at 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. 15572 SW Boones Ferry Road, 503.636.9491.
SZECHUAN KITCHEN is open for takeout Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to @8:30 p.m., 12:00 p.m. to @7:30-ish on the weekends. Call: 503.699.5056 for pickup or place delivery order with GrubHub. 15450 Boones Ferry Road.
TADA SUSHI STUDIO offers free delivery for Lake Oswego customers who live within 3 miles. Open for takeout 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. 455 Second Street, 503.882.2865.
TAVERN ON KRUSE is offering paid takeout meals and bottles of wine on Tuesdays and Fridays to help support free meals for restaurant workers who have been laid off. Meals can be ordered online ahead of time (they sell out) and then picked up from 4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the scheduled day. At press time, the meal for Tuesday, April 7 was Moroccan Spiced Lamb Shank. 4835 Meadows Rd., Suite 133, 503.303.5280.
THAI BASIL is open for takeout from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 4:0 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 6328 SW Meadows Road, 503.601.8424.
TOO SWEET CAKES, a new bakery in town, is open for takeout from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. 5755 Willow Lane, 503.305.8381.
TUCCI. Dinner is being served nightly here on a takeout basis. You can walk in and place your orders personally (honoring the social distancing guidelines), call it in and pick it up (they’ll provide curbside service if requested) or place your order through Postmates for delivery. They open at 4:00 with closing hours subject to change; however, at the moment they are open until 8:00 p.m. on Sundays and Mondays, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 220 A Avenue, 503.697.3383.
CASA PEQUENA TAQUERIA – plans to reopen in May
GEMINI BAR AND GRILL
PEET’S COFFEE AND TEA
STARBUCKS LOCATIONS: 1175 McVey, 8 Centerpointe Drive, 5800 Meadows, 47 N. State Street, and 3 Monroe Parkway
STICKMEN’S BREWERY (Their Tualatin location is open)
THE DULLAHAN IRISH PUB
WESTLAKE PUBLIC HOUSE
If I missed any of your favorites, please chime in with what you know! Leave a comment and I’ll be sure to add it to the list. And if you have questions about how COVID-19 is affecting the Lake Oswego real estate market or how that impacts your home, please check out a recent blog, give me a call at 503.939.9801 and/or check out my website. I’m here as your real estate expert and would love to put my knowledge to work for you!
CELEBRATE ARBOR WEEK IN LAKE OSWEGO
One of the things you’re bound to notice on all the social isolation walks you’ve been taking in Lake Oswego is the enormous tree canopy that graces out neighborhoods. They’ve been especially beautiful with all the blossoms heralding the arrival of spring.
So it should come as no surprise that for 31 years, the City of Lake Oswego has earned Tree City USA (TCUSA) designation from the National Arbor Day Foundation.
The TCUSA program recognizes cities for demonstrating a strong commitment to managing and caring for trees. Cities earn TCUSA status by meeting four standards: maintaining a tree board (the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board), having a tree ordinance, spending a minimum $2 per capita on urban forest management, and proclaiming and celebrating Arbor Day annually. There are currently 67 TCUSA cities across Oregon. Visit www.arborday.org/programs/treecityusa/ to learn more.
Arbor Day is America’s National Tree Holiday, observed on the last Friday of April to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and to promote tree planting and care. In Lake Oswego, we celebrate an entire Arbor Week during the first full week in April. The City Council has proclaimed April 5-11, 2020 as Lake Oswego Arbor Week.
In light of efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City has temporarily postponed Arbor Week group activities and tentatively scheduled Urban & Community Forestry Workshops. Keep checking back to my blog and the City’s online community calendar and visit www.ci.oswego.or.us/planning, for events to be announced as they are rescheduled.
Here are some suggestions for ways to celebrate Arbor Week while still observing social distancing guidelines.
- Be a Forest Hero by protecting neighborhood trees from invasive ivy.
The Oswego Lake Watershed Council (OLWC) is encouraging community members to make a difference by removing tree ivy in their neighborhood. Being an “urban forest superhero” is hard work and the City wants to ensure that they recognize the efforts of their community stewards. Here’s what they ask you to do:
- Find out how to remove tree ivy at https://www.oswegowatershed.org/arbor-week-community-ivy-pull/
- Please be sure you have permission from the property owner before you attack that ivy.
- Take a photo of trees that you saved from ivy.
- Send them our way by tagging @oswegolakewcon Facebook or Instagram by using #LOTreeHero. You can also email your pictures to Kat Maloney, Outreach Specialist with OLWC, at email@example.com.
At the end of the week, the City will post how many trees the community saved from ivy during Arbor Week!
- 2020 Heritage Tree Designations
The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board recently designated two new Heritage Trees, a 68-inch diameter redwood towering 117-feet in height with a 60-foot crown spread at 905 Laurel Street and a 53-inch diameter Douglas-fir soaring 125-feet in height with a 50-foot crown spread at 937 F Avenue. Dedication celebrations will be held at each tree later this year but you can incorporate a few on one of your walks. View the Heritage Tree Guide and browse the online Story Map.
FORESTRY AT THE FARMERS’ MARKET
Saturday, May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street
Celebrate forestry at the Farmers’ Market on opening day! Activities include Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities for children and adults. Spin the prize wheel, do a craft, watch a tree pruning demonstration, receive a free tree seedling, answer tree trivia, win raffle prizes and learn about stewardship opportunities in your neighborhood.
For the 14th consecutive year, the City will offer a series of free Urban and Community Forestry Workshops for the public. Please call 503-635-0290 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for free registration. Space is limited and preference is given to Lake Oswego residents. Dates are subject to change. This year’s lineup includes:
Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Foothills Park Pavilion, 199 Foothills Road
Understand why, what, and how to prune to develop healthy, strong, and attractive trees and shrubs. Explore pruning types, proper cutting tools and techniques, and tree responses to pruning. Bring pruning tools, if you have them, and wear appropriate clothing for working outside in this hands-on workshop led by ISA Board Certified Master Arborist Damon Schrosk of Treecology, Inc. Refreshments will be provided.
- Native & Invasive Tree Identification Walking Tour
Saturday, August 15, 10 – 11:30 a.m., meet at Forest Hills Elementary School, 1133 Andrews Road
Identify and discuss common native and invasive tree species with ISA Board Certified Master Arborist Todd Prager of Teragan & Associates on a neighborhood walking tour. Todd will explain common terms, concepts, and techniques used in tree identification, and help you become familiar with how to identify a tree by looking at leaves, fruit, bark, twigs, and form. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring your own water.
- Understanding the Tree Code: Removal & Protection Permits
Thursday, August 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lake Oswego City Hall, Council Chambers (380 A Avenue)
Explore the City’s tree code requirements for tree protection and tree removal permits. This workshop includes an indoor presentation to explain the various types of tree removal permits and requirements for tree protection, with a focus on recent tree code amendments, and an outdoor demonstration with examples of measuring tree diameter, tree protection fencing, and techniques for protecting trees during construction.
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Tryon State Natural Area (Meet in the Classroom)
Birdbaths to mason bees – how to add habitat value to your yard using the wildlife stewardship options from the Backyard Habitat Certification program. Join Friends of Tryon Creek Education Director Gabe Sheoships and Backyard Habitat Certification Program Site Technician Cindy Ellison to learn about creating natural habitat in your own yard space. Consider the benefits of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program, which is conducted in partnership with the Audubon Society of Portland and the Columbia Land Trust, to support urban stewards and their efforts to create and enhance native habitats. This workshop will include an indoor presentation, discussion, and native plant hike.
Other Workshops to be Scheduled This Year:
- Pollinators: Gardening for Bees
- Right Tree in the Right Place: Selection, Planting and Care
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