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The Junk Yard Bistro

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405 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467-4218
(208) 756-2466
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Delicious!!!!! We had the Grubber special and the garlic burger. Cheapest good Pinot Noir ever!!Fab! You must eat here!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Bethesda, MD
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94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Our experience was affected by it being a hot day, a noisy bar area, and a quiet but dirty and smelly back patio where we dined. The food was the best part.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Delicious!!!!! We had the Grubber special and the garlic burger. Cheapest good Pinot Noir ever!!Fab! You must eat here!!!

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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We ate lunch here while in the area. It's small - eat at the bar or a few tables. I had a veggie sandwich and liked it. I was a little surprised that it was served cold but it tasted good. Friend got muffuletta - and thought it was only okay. But we are from the New Orleans area and... More 

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Idaho
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Bottom line is they have interesting food and a good beer selection. Noodle dishes are usually the best bet. If it's full things tend to slow a bit and you'd be tempted to rate it a three. Atmosphere is rather plain, however they do have some interesting fish metal-work art pieces (Salmon - get it ? ) done by a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Recommended by the gas station attendant, while we were passing through. Wow is all I can say, I had the beef dip, which was the most tender and tasty I have ever had!! My husband had a burger and couldn't stop raving about it!! Our service was excellent and if you ever have the good fortune of being in Salmon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

While we were here we had the build your own pasta, gyro, and some kind of pork dish. The pasta was pretty good but my dad and husband would have preferred a little more flavor in the other two dishes. It could be that they were very busy on the bar side of things.

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Livermore, CA
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I see the reviews are stellar, but our experience was just okay. With what is in town, it may be a 4 or 5, but on its own, it was okay. The restaurant area is small. There is a patio in the back. However, being we are from California and are non smokers, this was a bad decision for us... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was nothing special and it took forever to arrive. If you have kids, either send someone in your party an hour ahead to order, or bring your own food for them. Staff were very helpful but after a day of traveling and activity, it was hard to make the kids wait an hour for their food!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a great little bar that serves really tasty food and large portions! Great service and served local beers.

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Twin Falls, ID, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our waitress hurried and cleaned a table off for us and she continued to hustle until we finished and she was busy! We both ordered salads and they were very tasty! It is a small place but is fun with its metal art hanging on the walls! It was close enough to walk to from our motel!

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Address: 405 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467-4218
Phone Number: (208) 756-2466
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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  • Address: 405 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
  • Phone Number: (208) 756-2466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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