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Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302
+1 503-581-5721
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Salem, OR
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent The Flight Deck on Friday evenings with several other couples who are "regulars". They are ALWAYS quick and the food is fantastic. I have to give a HUGE shout out to bartender Paul who handles a great majority of all the requests for adult beverages and handles the entire bar area. He can make anything... More 

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Thank Terri W
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Terri, thank you so much for your kind words about Paul and our establishment. Paul is a valued employee and he will appreciate your kudos. All our staff work hard to make sure every experience here is pleasant, efficient and delicious! Barry Bowers & Natalie Frajola Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Flight Deck Restaurant overlooks the Apron and Runways of Salem Airport. There is almost always something going on outside that will amuse and entertain an aviation buff. The food is American Classic, fresh, well prepared, and served hot. The waitstaff is friendly and attentive. On our most recent visit, my wife had the Pan Fried Oysters, and pronounced them... More 

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Thank caylworth
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for your business. We really do appreciate our customers, and we are glad that you are one of them! Barry & Natalie Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

Salem, Oregon
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Met my family there late for dinner. The service was impeccable. Waitress was top notch. Very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful on menu items. Food was hot and tasty. Very clean and comfortable place to eat. I recommend it highly.

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Thank RRitts
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about our business! We really appreciate you as a customer and look forward to serving you again soon! Natalie & Barry Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

Salem, Oregon
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Joined friends for easy dinner. Tried the deep fried dill pickles finally and they were delicious especially dipped in ranch dressing. They do old fashioned tator tots that are crispy and hot. One had sirloin steak, shrimp Louie, soup and blue bacon burger, all tasty.

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Thank Deleen W
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you Deleen for your kind words about our restaurant and for your business. We really appreciate you! Barry & Natalie More 

Salem, Oregon
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I rarely go here but am happy after I do. The place is clean, the food is great, a decent value and the view nice with all of the private airplanes. Kid like it too, because of the planes coming and going. Breakfast is my favorite with the sunrise coming over he airport. Very nice place.

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Salem, Oregon
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585 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have mixed feelings about this place. One of the chefs was sneezing a lot. We have a new sick leave requirement in Oregon. Stay home, please! The interior is worn and dated. Worn tables, dirty carpet, worn and old plates. Dirty windows. I did like all of the planes hanging from the ceiling. Four of us arrived on a... More 

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Thank pkrissel
Salem, Oregon
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The burgers are delicious along with tater tots! Salads are fine and menu has a nice variety of options including light meals. We go almost monthly. Friendly staff and fun to watch airplanes come and go at our small airport.

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1 Thank Deleen W
Woodburn, Oregon
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I take my wife to lunch about once a month and we really enjoy the service we get especially from Paul who works in the Bar. We like the tall tables in there and he is always quick to get our drinks and order. The food is good although a bit on the higher priced side. We do enjoy the... More 

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Thank Johnez1962
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

John, we are so pleased that you enjoy our establishment and specifically Paul's service. All of our waitstaff do a great job making sure our guests get excellent service. Thank you for your business, we really appreciate it. Barry & Natalie Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

Pahrump, Nevada
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178 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

There is a lot of construction in the area now, even our GPS was confused. But we knew it was at the general aviation airport somewhere and we found it, at last. A lucky find for us! My husband said it was the best fish and chips he ever ate! The view of airplanes and runways outside the big glass... More 

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Thank krauser848
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being persistent to get here! Once you do it, now you can come back and know the way. We really appreciate your kind words and your business, thank you! Regards, Barry & Natalie Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Flight deck is a great place to eat for lunch. The service is always good and the food is good. The road construction should not keep you from going. It is fun to watch the airplanes, so if you have kids they will enjoy it

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Thank tawneeh2016
Natalie F, Owner at Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you Tawnee for your kinds words and for supporting our business! We really appreciate good customers like you, so thank you for making it through the construction to get to us! Regards, Barry & Natalie Owners Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2680 Aerial Way SE, Salem, OR 97302
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-581-5721
Description
Flight Deck Restaurant is located right on the Salem Airport with a parking lot for cars and one for airplanes! So you can drive-in or fly-in to enjoy our spectacular view, delicious Northwest American food, cold or hot beverages all with excellent service. Our location has windows on three sides of the building giving our guests a panoramic view of the Salem Airport and Cascade mountains. Our vaulted ceilings are graced with many model airplanes to complete the aviation theme.

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