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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%
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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

when it comes to good food, good prices, locally owned/operated ... this is the place. I've always had the best meals here. Don't let the outside fool you. It may be located in an old house, but the owners care about their food and their...More

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good however the portions are to large, we hate seeing food wasted. Smaller menu options would be nice. If you are seated upstarts seems you are forgotten....

Thank trwag260
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No 5star today 😎. Greasy potatoes and Way Too Much breading on steak! Another guest commented on how much breading was on the steak...made a good meal only so so..

Thank SsgD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for the best breakfast of your life, go here! I found this based on other reviews and so happy I did. I can't stop talking about it, and we don't even live in this city! I can't wait to go back....More

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends recommended this place. The portions were huge and the homemade food was unbelievable. Definitely highly recommended!!!

Thank jlm777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Word of Mouth doesn't begin to describe what awaits inside for the patient diner. Patient, I say, because the facility is small and the seating limited. So during peak dining, it is not unusual to sit it out on the enclosed front porch of this...More

1  Thank Clyde346
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Lunch was just OK. Don’t understand the hype. The 30 minute wait at 11 am was longer than I would normally wait but wanted to try it. I doubt I will go back anytime soon.

Thank Noreen W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went here frequently when I lived in the neighborhood. I'd walk down and get on the list, and then go home and wait for my text that things were ready. I liked to sit at the bar if I was alone or with only...More

Thank rutha165
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Word of mouth is with out a doubt the Best breakfast food in Salem. We go out at least once per week and try every breakfast place we can find. They have unusual dishes and amazing food quality. You will be waiting a while, it’s...More

Thank Duane W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very popular so give yourself plenty of time. Limited on site parking but you can park on the side street.

Thank roozer000
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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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