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Sassy Onion

1244 State Street, 97301, Salem, OR 97301
503-378-9180
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Ranked #19 of 419 restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Breakfast and lunch restaurant. Mainly famous for breakfast. Also a catering service, but they have a public, very popular restaurant.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Breakfast and lunch restaurant. Mainly famous for breakfast. Also a catering service, but they have a public, very popular restaurant.
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  • English first
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English first
Keizer
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Breakfast was awesome! I absolutely love Marion berries and when I saw them on the menu I went crazy! I order Marion berry lemonade with French toast topped with Marion berries! Let me tell you it was not too much Marion berries at all. OMG it was so good!!!! Of course it was packed with customers since the food... More

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Salem, OR
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Reasonably fast service. A good place for conversation. Not fancy but has a diner feel. Am a frequent visitor.

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jeeno
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I really was disappointed after hearing so many long time Salem residents crow about this place. The interior was dirty, tired and run down, glad I couldn't see inside the kitchen. Their famous stuffed french toast was dry, tired and run down like the place itself. Won't be back.

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Reno, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great food, worth any wait, worth driving from I-5 over to restaurant. Great coffee, servers were always filling coffee or water glasses. Seven in our party and we all were pleased. Can't wait to go again!

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Springfield, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The food was very good and they have a great menu. I especially liked the number of gluten free items and baked goods available!

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food is great and the service is top of the line! Great place for breakfast on Saturday morning.

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SALEM, OR
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Good prices, an easy near downtown location (just off 12th on State Street), and plenty of room. My group got a room toward the back. Service was good. I would recommend the 3 pancakes with Marion berry syrup.

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Salem, Oregon, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have enjoyed this restaurant for years. Good service and consistently good food always prepared the way we request. I'm not raving that this is the best ever, but it is consistently good all-around with ample portions and no unexpected issues. Great menu choices and we rarely wait for a table, although we are not prone to visit at peak... More

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Fresno, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Had the breakfast burrito, YUMMY! My wife the veggie omelet, again fantastic! My friends the world famous toast, HOLY MOLLIE fantastic !!!! We chose the place and our long time friends that live in the Salem area never knew of this place...awestruck by the quality and tastes! They wanted to take us there again the next.: )!!!!. If we lived... More

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Salem, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My doctors catered in a Sassy Onion lunch for our staff Christmas Party. It was salad and pasta and desserts. I expected, meh. I was so happily surprised!! We had 4 different choices of pastas,2 salads and 2 desserts. There were beef, chicken and cheese choices in the pastas. I got into the buffet line late in the service, yet... More

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