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The Outpost

201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
+1 541-575-0250
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“breakfast” (32 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen good ratings for The Outpost so decided to stop for lunch as we passed through John Day on a road trip. We weren't disappointed. Though service was a little slow, we weren't in a big rush so didn't mind. The servers were...More

Thank JOregon_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there a few days before the recent eclipse. The Outpost, as well as other restaurants in town, had limited "eclipse" menus as they are not set up to accommodate the number of people in town for the celestial event. Food was very good...More

Thank oldsgm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this gem by accident - it was late at night during a trip through a more remote part of Oregon and we were hungry, but a bit wary of what looked like a bar from the outside. Inside was a large, woodsy restaurant...More

Thank Joyfu1lTravels
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Friendly staff. Very reasonable. The huckleberry pancakes were great. Also had sausage and eggs and of course, coffee.

Thank krg999
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place was through the parking lot of the hotel we stayed at. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a gift shop and a bar. It also has an ice cream counter! I stopped in early and got coffee to go. We ate dinner there...More

Thank tami d
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were just traveling through so selected this place mostly because it was right on the main highway through town. We ordered Pizza's as this seemed to be their specialty. I have the "meat lovers" in their "personal" size. It was plenty of food, and...More

Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The chef's love of food shows in everything we've ordered. Been here 3 times and it is always good. Friendly staff, casual Oregon at its finest. Stop in for a bite.

Thank Good_As_Gone_4Now
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel staff. The food was awesome, large portions and good prices. Had a drink also excellent. Staff friendly service was fast.

Thank weareOregonians
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Conveniently located in the middle of town, this place has a number of options including a bar, family restaurant and ice cream stand. Service is good. The menu offers many options and the food is good.

Thank Gl0bal_guru
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at 3:30 pm, but hadn't eaten since breakfast so were hungry. Managed to get a gluten free meal thanks to helpful server and willing cook. The frozen veggies were okay, but slightly overcooked. Steak was done right and quite tender. Salad was unexciting,...More

Thank Nancy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-0250
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