Enjoy Vibrant Fall Colors When You Eat At Multnomah Falls Lodge In Oregon

by | Oct 27, 2022 | Adventures, Portland, Things To Do, Western Oregon

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Autumn is especially beautiful in Oregon, and if you're looking for a relaxing place to eat and enjoy the vibrant colors, look no further than the Multnomah Falls Lodge. This beautiful historic lodge was built in 1925, and no matter what the season is a great place to visit after hiking Multnomah Falls.

History of Multnomah Falls Lodge

Multnomah Falls Lodge

Lumber baron and philanthropist, Simon Benson donated the land that the falls sat upon, and funding for construction of the Benson Bridge. The bridge, constructed in 1914, allows visitors to cross over the lower falls and continue their paved trail journey to the viewing platform at the top.

Multnomah Falls Lodge

Captured at Multnomah Falls, courtesy of Bonnie Moreland and featured in our 2021 wall calendar. Hit the link here to order yours!

The Atrium Room is especially perfect for views of vibrant fall foliage while you dine. Guests will enjoy the wall and ceiling full of large windows.

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From Multnomah Falls Lodge: The Northwest Cuisine in the Trailside Grill that you’ve loved over the years is back inside the Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge. Come and enjoy our Executive Chef’s new Winter Menu next to the historic stone fireplace in the Great Room, or enjoy a full view of the beautiful forest and peaks of the incredible Multnomah Falls in our atrium-style Falls dining room.

Located at the base of the tallest waterfall in Oregon, Multnomah Falls, guests will not be disappointed while thoroughly enjoying the scenic fall foliage through the tall windows at Trailside Grill.

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Beautiful fall colors at Multnomah Falls / Image courtesy of official Facebook page

The restaurant offers fresh salads, salmon, fish & chips, mouthwatering burgers, and more. The Trailside Burger includes a juicy 1/3lbs natural beef patty, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and your choice of 5 sauces on a delightfully soft toasted bun. The lodge also offers dining for breakfast and lunch, and a Sunday brunch as well.

Monday-Saturday breakfast is served until noon and lunch is offered from 11:00 a.m. to close. On Sunday’s, brunch is served until 1:00 p.m. and lunch is offered from 1:00 p.m. to close.

A mouthwatering Benson Burger, with grilled mushrooms, red onions and Swiss cheese on a 1/3 pound burger, served with roasted dijonnaise on a pub bun (Image courtesy of Multnomah Falls Lodge)

Right now you will want to make sure and check out their fall menu, featuring a pimento grilled cheese sandwich with a hearty bowl of creamy tomato soup.

...And who could pass up a delicious Oregon Marionberry or Hazlenut milkshake?

And as always, Multnomah Falls is an exceptional place to explore. Right now is the perfect time for a hike. As Multnomah Falls is one of the most popular destinations in Oregon, make sure and visit mid-week or early in the morning if you are trying to beat the crowds.

Please be sure to consult this visitor’s guide before planning your trip. Restaurant reservations are encouraged, but NOT required. Call (503) 695-2376 for Reservations. Head over to Multnomah Falls Lodge's website to check out the latest updates. You can also follow them via Facebook for more info.

Don't forget to check out our travel guide to learn more about Multnomah Falls.

Address: 53000 East, Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019, USA


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Written By Tyler James

Tyler James, founder of That Oregon Life, is a true Oregon native whose love for his state runs deep. Since the inception of the blog in 2013, his unbridled passion for outdoor adventures and the natural beauty of Oregon has been the cornerstone of his work. As a father to two beautiful children, Tyler is always in pursuit of new experiences to enrich his family’s life. He curates content that not only reflects his adventures but also encourages others to set out and create precious memories in the majestic landscapes of Oregon. Tyler's vision and guidance are integral to his role as publisher and editor, shaping the blog into a source of inspiration for exploring the wonders of Oregon.

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