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All 73 Pendleton Restaurants

Rainbow Cafe

209 South Main Street, Pendleton, OR 97801
(541) 276-4120
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Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Ate here when I was in town visiting about a year ago and now that I live in Pendleton I stop in at least a couple of times a month. The look is authentic Irish/Western (Leprechauns and Cowboys), the staff friendly and the price affordable. Try the chicken; it's made to order and worth the wait.

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What a great little OLD spot downtown. Decent food, good service. Funky old bar, cool vibe. We just had breakfast, no drinks, but they looked good.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is in a building that has seen continuous use for 128 years. The food was good and the ambiance interesting and historical

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Pendleton, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Going to the Rainbow Café is a cultural experience - there are a lot of regular "locals" in the café/bar, and LOTS of rodeo memorabilia on the walls and in the air! It is definitely worth the time and effort to see this local piece of history. I was dining in a group of six - everyone ordered the same... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A Pendleton institution, recently restored and updated but still has its well-worn charm. Friendly folks, huge portions. You will NOT go away hungry.

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Pendleton, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We went for lunch. The diner-style food was just fine. You go to this place for the Atmosphere. True Old West. There really is nothing else like it. No trip to Pendleton would be complete without a stop at The Rainbow Room.

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Seattle, Washington
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233 reviews 233 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Rainbow's is a good local bar with ice cold beer and a small menu of food. I had the cheeseburger and fries which was excellent for a bar burger. I wish I had gone back there the next day for another burger. I would go back.

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BEAVERTON
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The menu was limited when I was there because of the Pendleton Roundup, but the Roundup stew was very good and the folks in the restaurant were very nice.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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523 reviews 523 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place isn't fancy but it's been here forever. 5 of us had breakfast here. Everyone agreed it was good. I really liked their hash browns. My mom liked the sausage patties. The service was friendly. The price is fair.

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Tallahassee
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This trip on my 25th day of road food, (though NOT the Stearns'). I did NOT want to eat another burger at a fast food chain joint ,( sorry Culver's White Castle, Arctic Circle, Krystal's, Five Guys, Fatburger,and Freddy's), I'm in Pendleton, and wanted to save Sherri's in cased it rained,so I went to downtown, ( OK, city center for... More

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