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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Wonderful Food! The restraunt was a nice small town enviroment the cook really knows what he is doing, and the bar was on task. Good prices to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Amy W
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South Pasadena, California
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South Pasadena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wonderful Food! The restraunt was a nice small town enviroment the cook really knows what he is doing, and the bar was on task. Good prices to.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you go to or through and do not eat here, you are missing out. Delicious food, great service, cold beer, this place has it all!

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Helena, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had dinner on Tuesday night at the bistro, taking a tip from TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. The place was small and nearly full, but we did find a couple seats. So glad we did! Has a casual, upbeat atmosphere. But the food. WOW. The food here ROCKS! It's excellent and the menu is varied, from familiar to... More 

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Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was a fun little bistro. The service was great. Many menu choices for the entire family. Go and try for yourself.

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Merida, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is the best place to eat in Salmon. The owners are there cooking every day. It is all fresh and made from scratch. Micro brews, good wine and filled with local people. Eat at the bar, at a table or out on the back patio. Service is friendly and professional. All the metal art on the walls is for... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

This place was obviously a tiny shotgun saloon originally, so seating is really limited -- I've actually eaten standing up at the bar, huddled at the end. But the food is great -- I've even had some pretty tasty bahn mi there! Most recently, it was melted Gouda and provolone with ham and roasted red peppers on ciabatta with a... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I had the soup and it was decent. The atmosphere was pretty cool and my coworkers sandwich looked pretty good.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

In town for a hockey tournament, service was great! Friendly people all smiling and having a great time. We had a diverse group, from me being a very picky (read...big kid) eater to those in our party that let the server order for them. From my plain hamburger to Vietnamese pork, everyone was happy with the food and service. Although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The food had a flair that was unexpected in small town Salmon! The menu had everything from pasta to burgers but it was the quality the presentation separated this place from the rest! You won't be disappointed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I really liked the homemade mushroom soup. The burger was cooked to order, not turned into a hockey puck! My wife's "appetizer" plate was more than enough for a meal for her.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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