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Snaffle Bit Dinner House

) #1 of 7 Restaurants in John Day ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
+1 541-575-2426
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (29 reviews)
“cowboy salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
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21 - 30 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday night for a meal with family. The restaurant was fairly busy but they accommodated us and seated us in a courtyard to the rear of the restaurant. The area is beautiful, at the base of a hill with a natural...More

Thank Flare-n-me
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The service is always great. Food is super awesome. Has a small little bar inside. You just can't go wrong at this place.

Thank sheldon05
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Another fabulous recommendation from fellow travelers on TripAdvisor! After a 12+ hour drive in Eastern Oregon heat pulling into the Snaffle Bit Dinner House was quite a god-sent. This is a quirky little dinner restaurant in John Day that serves the best dinner! There is...More

Thank traveling_with_kathy
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Our waiter, Chris was fun and very knowledgeable of what was happening! The food was amazing and.....just a very cute restaurant!

2  Thank krasmor
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The best friendliness place in Oregon, family friendly, great food great service. Should be everyones first choice for food and great service.

2  Thank 3cowkids3
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The dinner choices in John Day range from taverns to brew-pubs. The one exception seems to be the Snaffle Bit Dinner House. Technically it is in Canyonville but that is hardly outside of the big city. The night we ate there, the special was BBQ...More

1  Thank FrankEPortland_OR
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is our go to place for dinner when we visit John Day. Steaks are perfectly cooked and fantastic! Meals are hearty. The decor and service remind you that you are in cattle ranching territory in the West. Friendly people and great food make for...More

1  Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I had a chicken and cranberry salad which was good. My husband had Malibu chicken and didn't really care for it. I think had we wanted steak, we would have had a very good dinner, but if you'd rather have something else another restaurant might...More

Thank Kristine G
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Finally had the opportunity to experience the food there after hearing about it from family that eats there regularly. We had made reservations for a large group, and had a great time and a great meal. I really enjoyed the Chicken and Shrimp Pasta dish...More

1  Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We were just passing through and spotted this cute restaurant and went inside. We were asked if we had reservations, no.... We'll that's ok, you're early. We asked what was the specialty of the house and we're told of the sirloin topped with bay scallops,...More

2  Thank Gisela S
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5 June 2017|
Response from Teline48 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but I would check with the restaurant for sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-2426
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