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209 South Main Street, Pendleton, OR 97801
(541) 276-4120
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  • English first
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was a very unique place to have lunch. My sister and I stopped there on our way home to WA. We saw the reviews so we figured we'd give it a try. The actual restaurant was small, but had fun decor. The service was fine, but they seemed to cater to the older crowd at lunch time. My sister... More 

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Albany, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Breakfast was fine. Service was pour. Needed water. Could have been cleaner. I do not mind old, but I like clean.

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San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The female bartender was really nice (sorry I forgot her name) and the chicken was great. Fun and informative.

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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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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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263 reviews 263 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 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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Additional Information about Rainbow Cafe

Address: 209 South Main Street, Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone Number: (541) 276-4120
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Pendleton
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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