Land of the free, home of the 'ugliest city' in Oregon. But the food sure is AWESOME!

Yelp has been known to be a handy tool when visiting a city and searching for the best places to eat and area attractions. What are the best restaurants in Oregon’s ‘Ugliest City’, Hermiston? We want to know why Hermiston has been named the ‘Ugliest City’ in Oregon and because we are foodies, we also wanted to find out what eateries the locals say are the best in town.

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WHY IS HERMISTON THE ‘UGLIEST CITY’ IN OREGON?

We don’t know why Hermiston is supposed to be the ugliest city in Oregon. It appears to be relatively scenic. Take the HART bus around town and take in the natural beauty of the landscape. Locals in one Reddit group said we can visit Riverfront Park, Hat Rock, Cold Springs, or go blackberry picking by the dam for a good time in Hermiston.

Of course, there are barren-like patches of land in Hermiston as well as acres of crop lands. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, though, so we’re sticking with one of our co-workers who said, “Hermiston really ain’t that ugly!”

 

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THE 5 HIGHEST RATED RESTAURANTS IN HERMISTON ACCORDING TO YELP 

1 . VEG OUT

140 NE 2nd St

Get all kinds of tasty salads with a Mediterranean flair here. They also have grilled wraps of all kinds and featured items including gluten-free Brazilian Cheese Bread!

2 . LA LAGUNA SPORTSBAR 

285 E Main St

Yelp reviewers suggest you come for the food, stay for the “musico en vivo.”

3 . PHO QUAN VIETNAMESE CUISINE

920 SE 4th St

If you want delicious pho & grill, banh mi, authentic boba teas, and the best Vietnamese food in Hermiston, then Yelp reviewers say we should definitely eat here.

4 . TACOS XAVI

130 E Cornell Pl

The owners humblebrag about their “agua grande, burrito, pina loca, and mulita.”

5 . SOUTHERN TWAIN BBQ 

240 SW 3rd St

Yelp reviewers rave about their pulled pork, brisket, and cole slaw.

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