Downtown Medford
By Travel Medford | 09/23/2019 | Dining, Wine Bar


If you’re looking for your next Instagram-worthy meal, bring your phone and your appetite to Medford!

We have a list of our top Medford food destinations, where you can snap a few pics and eat unforgettable food.

1. Forage Coffee

Located in the heart of Medford, Forage Coffee is your new go-to spot for a leisure coffee or a quick meeting of the minds. Previously an old gas station, new owners transformed the space into an inviting coffee and plant shop with roll up doors, hanging chair and floral wallpaper. With a succinct menu of artisanal coffees and freshly made pastries, this new addition to downtown Medford has quickly rooted itself as a staple in Medford’s food scene. 

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2. Rogue Grape

A refined wine bar directly across the street from the Craterian Theatre in downtown Medford showcases local wines, beers, ciders, artisan foods and desserts. Happy hour is from 3-6 p.m. every day, so it’s a great place to visit after shopping, or before seeing a show at the Theatre. The Rogue Grape is dedicated to featuring amazing Southern Oregon wines, so you can taste the best of the region all in one place. 

Photo Credit @Lweezvisuals

3. Northwest Pine Apple

Known as the “Feel Good” food truck, Northwest Pine Apple offers wholesome bowls of goodness such as the Classic Acai bowl, Mango Turmeric smoothie and much more. Their food truck is located at the Medford Post Office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and at the Farmer's Market on Thursdays in Hawthorne Park. Additionally, they have a newly remodeled brick and mortar on Riverside!

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4. Buttercloud Bakery

Nothing says comfort like homemade baked goods, and nobody bakes better biscuits and desserts than Buttercloud. Across the street from The Village at Medford Center, Buttercloud satisfies your savory or sweet tooth. For breakfast and lunch try their famous biscuit sandwiches or biscuits and gravy, or skip straight to dessert and munch on a slice of cake or pie.

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5. Downtown Market

Spreading their wings in their recently upgraded location, Downtown Market serves up creative, fresh meals and indulgent pastries. Additionally, they offer cooking classes for the culinary adventurer. With a constantly evolving menu, Downtown Market epitomizes seasonality in their dishes, which includes favorites such as the Buffalo Chicken panini or Watermelon and Sparkling Rose gazpacho.

Photo Credit @hungry_blondes

6. Over Easy

Brunch. It’s not just a meal, it’s a lifestyle! Over Easy features an eclectic menu created by Chef Braden Hitt. With savory and sweet dishes, beer and mimosas galore, you must stop here for brunch. They’re also moving to a new location in downtown Medford, so check out their new digs.

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7. Jefferson Spirits

A must visit bar where the vibes match the menu with a superb whiskey and scotch selection. When you’re seeking to be re-inspired by mixology this is your spot. Plus, their culinary menu serves up some visually exciting twists on your old school favorites. There's also a speakeasy downtowns available for private soirées. 

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8. Pomodori

There’s no more classic comfort food than Italian. Pair your favorite wine with a dish of rustic pasta or other Italian favorite. Whether you stop in for a quick lunch or linger with friends over a glass of wine, the relaxing atmosphere will have you wanting to stay for hours.

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9. Larks Kitchen & Cocktails

Nestled inside Medford’s Inn at the Commons, Larks offers farm-to-table dishes. Executive Chef Billie Buscher is inspired by local farms, orchards, creameries and wineries. His culinary innovation and plating skills elevates his dishes to a new level.

Photo Credit @Larks_medford

10. Common Block Brewery

Brews, burgers and a fun atmosphere — welcome to the Block! Common Block Brewing Company is a family-friendly, indoor-outdoor restaurant and brewery in downtown Medford. In addition to pizzas, burgers and a variety of appetizers, Common Block partners with a different local farm each month to create unique specials.

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Check out more restaurants, bars and cafes in Medford here!

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