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Grubsteak Mining Co.

) #4 of 7 Restaurants in John Day ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Steakhouse
149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
+1 541-575-1970
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
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Reviews (63)
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11 - 20 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food, friendly staff. We are glad we chose this restaurant. Right on highway as you pass through town.

Thank robinsdl
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I ordered the teriyaki chicken salad based on other reviews. This is a large salad. The chicken was in small chunks rather than the strips I am used to seeing in this type of salad. Also the teriyaki flavor was very mild. The big issue...More

2  Thank William D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Causal restaurant known for steaks but cheeseburger was also excellent. Service was prompt and friendly

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were on a motorcycle trip and stayed downtown and decided to give this place a try for dinner and drinks. We chose to eat in the back bar which isnt for everyone but worked great for us. The waitress was awesome and knowledgeable, all...More

Thank theperry5
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Highly recommended. The salad was fresh and tasty. The steak was tender. Generous serves. Reasonably priced wine. Friendly and helpful service.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had steaks that came with big salads, veges and a baked potatoe that came loaded like they used to in the 80's with cheese sour cream bacon chives.... With an ice cold martini and a local bottle of wine the bill to what the...More

Thank Carlo G
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times in the last month since my first time and what keeps me coming back is the hamburgers they make. The staff is friendly and very helpful. I will definitely be going back! !

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Grubsteak is the kind of restaurant that fits everyones culinary tastes - big portions for big eaters and small meals for seniors. A terrific selection of salads, seafood, steaks and comfort food.

Thank fayo400
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Mid afternoon meal: The steak was very good, cooked as I asked. It was very thick. The service was friendly and we like the comfortable, country atmosphere with mining decorations. Great coffee.

2  Thank 2HappyTravelersGo
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Good meal and it is nice for small groups. Brunch nn Sundays is good. The service is great. The caffee is the best in town

1  Thank Nancy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-1970
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