Take a stroll through downtown Joseph and give your senses their own foodie adventure! Big town cuisine, but with a small town atmosphere, you can indulge in a variety of culinary delights.

The Dog Spot

The Dog Spot is our top pick when we are looking for interesting flavors and a friendly, mellow setting. Chef Arion and Amy provide a great meal served in a funky and unique setting. Their menu changes on a regular basis, and is filled with a mouthwatering variety of homemade options spanning the globe, including pesto lasagna, Vietnamese Banh Mi, Argentinian beef salad, and kimchi. Chef Arion has opened restaurants on every continent except Antarctica, lending his menu an impressive mix of international flavors with a decidedly Joseph twist.  Ask Amy for her recommendation for wine and she will introduce you to the perfect regional compliment to your meal. Great regional beers on tap too. Recommended for: Adult friend groups and couples interested in a unique menu.

The Gold Room

Mouth-watering bites, cocktails and intriguing wood fire pizza combinations served in an modern update of a historic hotel.  Expansive use of local and regional ingredients with indoor and seasonal outdoor dining. Recommended for: Adult friend group, families, and couples interested in interesting flavors in a relaxed environment.


If you  enjoy a friendly pub atmosphere, stop by Embers Brewhouse & Restaurant for beer and hearty fare served up in a casual and convivial setting. Family friendly indoors and out – enjoy live music and basking in the summer sun. Try their poutine or the avalanche pizza! Recommended for adult groups, couples and families. Seasonal outdoor seating and fire pits.

Arrowhead Chocolates

Got a sweet tooth? Then head straight to Arrowhead Chocolates, an artisan chocolatier and coffee shop specializing in mouthwatering truffles, caramels, and one-of-a-kind chocolates. Arrowhead is a two-time winner of the national Good Food Awards for their delicious huckleberry and espresso truffles. In addition, they brew Stumptown Coffee and a variety of fine teas. Recommended for: Anyone who enjoys chocolate, and/or coffee and tea. Really…everybody. 

LaLaguna Family Mexican Restaurant

LaLugana offers a great menu of Mexican deliciousness. Enjoy indoor and outdoor dining and don’t leave without a bottle of their homemade hot sauce. Recommended for: Friends, couples and families.

Terminal Gravity Brewing

A popular destination for out of town guests and locals – Great local beer, and great food in a park-like setting. Food options are a fresh take on pub food – two of our favorites are the beef bites and beet reubens. Great private tent and open air seating options, fun logo wear and family friendly too!

Wallowa County boasts enough delicious restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars to keep your tastebuds more than satisfied during the duration of your stay.