Medford, Oregon’s Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants

Medford is Southern Oregon’s largest city. Here you’ll find a number of great farmer's markets, lots of outdoor fun, hiking trails, and a number of great restaurants. Our team has vetted restaurants in the Medford and here are our Top 5 picks:

Rooted: Eat More Plants

1325 Center Drive
Medford, Oregon 97501

Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 6pm local time, Rooted features menu items such as Nourish, available as a burrito or a bowl (brown rice, spinach, spicy tofu, red onion, carrot, pumpkin seeds, edamame, avocado, Rooted sauce); Buddha, another burrito or bowl option (potato hash, baby kale, roasted garbanzos, roasted broccoli, tomato, pea shoots, sunflower seeds, cashew queso); exceptional salads like the Green Glow (spinach, roasted chickpeas, pea shoots, red bell pepper, tomato, red onion, green apple, cucumber, lemon vinaigrette, nutritional yeast); and gluten-free options available for their Paninis. Try the Spring Green Panini (made with portabella mushrooms, baby kale, cashew pesto, avocado, and vegan provolone).

Northwest Pineapple

900 North Riverside
Medford, Oregon 97504

The owners, passionate about the ingredients they select for their menu, feature menu items such as cold-pressed juices, smoothies, bowls, and Avocado Toast. Check out their seasonal options which include delicious, healthy options such as the Pomegranate Bowl (cherry, pitaya, almond milk base topped with granola, peanut butter, pomegranate, charcoal vanilla chia seed pudding, strawberries and honey); or one of their Acai Bowls such as the Bee Love (cherry, almond milk, with gluten-free granola, almond butter, strawberry, hemp seeds, bee pollen, and raw honey).

Semolina Kitchen

572 Boston Avenue
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

Mediterranean food served for lunch and dinner includes made-from-scratch menu items like their popular pizzas made fresh daily with house-made dough, San Marzano tomatoes, and local fresh mozzarella. Try the Artichoke Mushroom & Arugula (artichoke-lemon pesto, roasted mixed mushroom & shallots, fresh arugula, EVOO) or the Veggie Lover’s (black pepper-Romano cream, roasted mushrooms & shallots, garlicky sautéed spinach, fresh thyme).

You’ll also find a variety of fresh pasta dishes such as Shrimp Pappardelle (egg pappardelle, white wine, garlic, crushed red pepper, parsley); Pasta Primavera (egg pappardelle, mixed veggies, herb-white wine butter, Pecorino Romano) and Spaghetti and Meatballs (egg spaghetti, house beef, pork & pancetta meatballs, San Marzano marinara, Pecorino Romano).

Fioritaly Trattoria

417 Salem Street
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

If you’re hungry for some authentic hug-you-tight Italian cooking, then you’ve found the right place. Check out Fioritaly Trattoria’s extensive menu with items like Salmone Arrosto (grilled salmon filet served with a primavera of vegetables); Fusilli con Broccoli Pesto (farmers favorite, all-natural broccoli pesto served with chicken); and Scialatielli All Ischitana (plum tomato sauce flavored with half lobster, lightly spicy).

Tasty Café and Kitchen

321 Boston Avenue
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

Located just outside of Tufts University in Medford's Hillside neighborhood, Tasty Café and Kitchen is open daily from 8am until 3pm (local time). Menu items include Smoothies, Acai Bowls, Breakfast Sandwiches, Lunch Plates, and more. Look for breakfast favorites such as Nova Lox (Norwegian smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, red onion, and tomato on a locally made bagel) and lunch favorites like the Vegan Quinoa Bowl (quinoa, sliced avocado, hummus, shredded kale, seasonal fresh herbs, pickled red onions, sunflower seeds, and balsamic) or the Salmon Bowl (smoked salmon, mango, sliced avocado, quinoa, sunflower seeds, and arugula with chipotle aioli dressing).

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Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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