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Word of Mouth

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140 North East 17th Street, Salem, OR 97301
15039304285
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Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
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  • 3
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Late Breakfast on Friday

45 minute wait but well worth it! Mimosas and pancakes for one eggs and bacon for the other. Both take food home, so sizable portions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Salem, Oregon
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Salem, Oregon
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

45 minute wait but well worth it! Mimosas and pancakes for one eggs and bacon for the other. Both take food home, so sizable portions.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Food is wonderful but must admit, don't go as often as I would because I don't do waiting very well.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have never been to a restaurant where the staff seems to enjoy what they are doing and working with each other so well. Tirzah told us all about the menu and the specialties very clearly. We sat at the bar and I am very glad that we did, because I got to watch drinks being prepared with flair. Our... More 

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Salem
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Word of Mouth is a quaint house turned restaurant that features creative breakfast items that are always tasty and ample in size. The only downside is you may have to wait for a while for a table and there is very little space to,wait indoors.

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Oxnard, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food I had (French dip) was good, but not spectacular. Same with the cole slaw. The breakfast menu looked much more interesting. Expect to wait, as this place is popular and small. It's clean and the service is very good. The decor is kinda shabby chic and very cute. There is beer, white wine & bubbly, but no red... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

As soon as we walked through the door we felt comfortable. Loved the atmosphere. The food was WELL worth the wait. Our best meal during our time in Oregon. Husband had Filet Mignon Chicken fried steak and eggs. I had the Cordon bleu sandwich. Absolutely fabulous. Our only regret was we didn't have the opportunity to return for another meal.

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Salem, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

You can not go wrong ordering at the WOM - as we Salemites call it. The food is delicious. Sometimes long waits. - but worth it. To avoid long wait- go between hours of 2:00-3:00pm.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

With our lodging in Corvallis we made the drive north to Salem to enjoy the breakfast/brunch feast at Word Of Mouth. Not hard to find in a neighborhood just outside the city center it was just as described with awesome food and service. Large portions with freshness and made just for you. It's worth a detour off the interstate if... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

WOM lives up to its reputation as a great place to eat. It's a bit on the spendy side if you are used to fast food, but you are getting a scrumptious meal! Worth the wait, worth the calories (I am not sure what their healthy options are, but the yummy options are full of butter, bacon and other delicious... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Quality control is fantastic and the menu is delectable. Just be prepated to wait for a table because it is very popular

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Additional Information about Word of Mouth

Address: 140 North East 17th Street, Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: 15039304285
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 North East 17th Street, Salem, OR 97301
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 15039304285

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?