By Annette Christman

  • Muchas Gracias 
  • 1. Since the first Muchas Gracias opened in Oregon in 1996, it has been a favorite for their homemade, authentic Mexican food. Muchas Gracias is heavily frequented by McMinnville High School Students on their lunch break who find themselves craving one of their famous giant burritos or anything else of their menu. Muchas Gracias is located 0.5 miles away from the high school (10 minute walk) at 220 Northeast 12th Street.

 

  • Sandwich Express
  • 2. Sandwich Express is a student favorite for sandwich and soup lovers alike. This local restaurant’s premium, freshly made sandwiches, whether you like it deli-style or toasted, are a favorite, along with their daily hot soups. Sandwich Express is located at 711 OR-99W, 0.7 miles away from the high school (13 minute walk).

 

  • Odd Moe’s Pizza 
  • 3. For anyone craving a lunchtime dose of Italian food, Odd Moe’s in the prime destination. Odd Moe’s stellar Pizza and appetizers attract many students, whether it be for their various pizza, their chicken wings (5 for $6.99), their Garlic Cheesy Bread (12 for $6.99), or anything else on their elaborate menu. Just 0.6 miles away from the high school (11 minute walk), any student looking to share a pizza with their friends should head down to Odd Moe’s at 1350 N. Baker St.

 

  • Dairy Queen
  •  4. Dairy Queen frequently attracts hungry high school students looking for a sweet treat to accompany their lunch. Their 5$ and $6 lunch deals provide customers with a complete meal at a low price. Dairy Queen also offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and sides. But besides their foods, Dairy Queen is particularly famous for their specialty ice creams, Blizzards, Bakes, and cakes. Dairy Queen is located at 1155 N Adams St, 0.6 miles away from the high school (11 minute walk).

 

  • Little Caesar’s Pizza 
  • 5. Little Caesar’s Pizza is a nearby, cost-effective solution for anyone craving a pizza. Besides pizza, Little Caesar’s offers a Crazy Combo (breadsticks), Italian Cheese Bread, and their Caesar Wings. Little Caesar’s pizza is located at 508 N Highway 99 West, only 0.5 miles away from the high (10 minute walk).