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Word of Mouth

140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
+1 503-930-4285
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (140 reviews)
“creme brûlée” (41 reviews)
“hash” (42 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a very efficient wait time system. They sent me a table ready text in ten minutes when we got back to Word of Mouth are table was ready. The portions were large and the food was excellent. The service was friendly, efficient and...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat! Would recommend this place to everyone. The food is awesome and the atmosphere is quaint

Thank tersmi594
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This restaurant in an older home is usually very busy because.....the food is so, so good. The setting is charming like sitting in someone's dining room, and the breakfasts are delicious. Some traditional breakfast foods with a creative twist. French toast, omelets. potatoes all wth...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

So this is a nice little spot. I got here at about 8:30 am on a Sat. Morning and they got me right in at the bar because it was just me. Had i came with someone it would have been about an hour and...More

Thank Ginny H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

"With Heavenly Veggie Hash" is an outstanding dish and bit lighter than one of their outstanding omelets. Coffee I understand is locally sourced as well as being stellar quality. You have to taste it, then you'll know why words can't wrap around one of these...More

Thank richardhughes97405
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Food is beyond amazing but when they staff is involved it totally ruins it. Last visit I had already waited 35 mins on a table we were told 15mins for (understandable people talk for a while) but when an elderly couple came in and asked...More

2  Thank Clairegirlbh95
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We discovered this place as its not too far from the University during Family Weekend at Willamette... the wait was 1.5+ hours and totally worth it. We both had The Plate of Love... filet mignon hash, eggs and a slice of creme brûlée french toast...More

1  Thank TriciaWB
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning about 7:30 am and the restaurant was packed. I ordered an "incredible flying biscuit" which is a biscuit with fried chicken, sausage gravy, and two s[ices of bacon crossed on top of it like a helicopter. the...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We did not eat here as the wait was an hour. We went somewhere else, walked in, sat down, ordered, ate and left within that hour.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Plan on at least an hour wait (we ended up waiting 2 hours), but, once you're seated, you're in for a treat. I had the filet mignon hash, which was as amazing as it sounds. My daughter had the cinnamon roll pancakes, which are fantastic...More

1  Thank McGonkaklukker
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Questions & Answers
23 September 2017|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
No. The building predates ADA capabilities.
Jennifer F
9 March 2017|
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Response from Mur S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but you will have to contact them. Is dog friendly important to you? I can add that to my reviews.
30 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-930-4285
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