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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Happy Valley

Updated: August 22, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Happy Valley restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Happy Valley.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Hops n Drops

American, $$, Happy ValleyAmerican, $$Happy Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

California Pizza Kitchen at Clackamas Town Center

Pizza, $$, Happy ValleyPizza, $$Happy Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Jay's Bar and Grill

American, $, Happy ValleyAmerican, $Happy Valley
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

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The Fried Spot

American, $$, MilwaukieAmerican, $$Milwaukie
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

veggie bowl

American, $, Oregon CityAmerican, $Oregon City
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Ames Meat Research

American, $$, MilwaukieAmerican, $$Milwaukie, Historic Milwaukie
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Happy’s Bar and Grill

American, $$, GladstoneAmerican, $$Gladstone
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Backyard Burger Company

American, $$, West LinnAmerican, $$West Linn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bacari

New American, $$$, GreshamNew American, $$$Gresham, Central City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Blue Pine Grill

American, $$, GreshamAmerican, $$Gresham, Kelly Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Thirsty Duck Saloon

American, $, Oregon CityAmerican, $Oregon City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2018

    The Ultimate Dining and Drinking Guide to Oregon City

    Eater, 2018

Roake's

American, $, MilwaukieAmerican, $Milwaukie
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Local Cow

American, $$, GreshamAmerican, $$Gresham, Central City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Trail's End Saloon

American, $$, Oregon CityAmerican, $$Oregon City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

J. Willy's Public House & Eatery

American, $$, West LinnAmerican, $$West Linn, Willamette
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 717 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, 9087 Happy Valley restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Eater - The Ultimate Dining and Drinking Guide to Oregon Citywe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

The Cheesecake Factory - Happy Valley is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Happy Valley.

Killer Burger, Sunny's Diner, and Biscuits Cafe are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Happy Valley.

Killer Burger, Biscuits Cafe, and Hops n Drops are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Happy Valley.

Killer Burger, Sunny's Diner, and Biscuits Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Happy Valley.

There are 18 American restaurants in Happy Valley.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    A fatty fried chicken can have the most brought out of it by a vibrant Kentucky 75, which is made with Champagne-based, bourbon!

  • The ultimate drink pairing for heavy meat dish


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for heavy meat dish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Vieux Carre. This, oaked, cocktail balances the fatty heavy meat dish.

  • Pair grilled burger with Margarita

    To elevate your grilled burger experience, we recommend some Margarita to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.

Factoids

  • A must-visit festival in Chicago

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a Chicago Hot Dog Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Chicago, Illinois, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

  • A hefty price-tag

    Ever wondered how much the most expensive hamburger ever sold for? The sale price reached $5,000, in Corvallis, The United States in 2011.

  • Ready for some hot dog?

    Joey Chestnutate the most hot dog in the world by finishing no fewer than 75. Who’s up for breaking this record?

Parking tips

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Happy Valley. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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