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Elmer's Restaurant - Salem

3950 Market Street NE, Salem, OR
+1 503-363-3950
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Ranked #90 of 415 restaurants in Salem
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: A Northwest favorite since 1960. Our 25 locally owned Elmer's Restaurants take pride in their communities and source local, farm-fresh ingredients.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: A Northwest favorite since 1960. Our 25 locally owned Elmer's Restaurants take pride in their communities and source local, farm-fresh ingredients.
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English first
Salem, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A good place to go when you don't need fancy and just want a good meal. We were a large, noisy group and everyone enjoyed their dinner.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Stopped for a quick dinner and was surprised in the condition of the place. Stains, dead bugs, burned out lights, dust... Could live with most of that but the food was mediocre at best. Skip and move on. On the positive side the staff was extremely pleasant and quick.

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Bellevue, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Huge salads that are delicious. And very friendly service. We like this chain a lot when we are on the road.

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Rupert, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stopped by and was pleasantly surprised. We had dinner and was surprised at the amount of food that we received. The menu has a great variety something for everybody. The food was hot, delicious and plenty of it. Our waitress was friendly and very helpful. We definitely return when in the Salem, Oregon area.

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Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

There is a large variety of items on the menu. The food served was hot and delicious. Service was outstanding.

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

I'v always had good food and good service at Elmers's restaurant in Salem OR. I'v been to Elmers for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and can recommend Elmers.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

W ate breakfast here. I had the lighter fare game and cheese omelet, boyfriend and oatmeal, and kiddo had French toast sticks. Everything was really good, and when we told the waitress we were in a bit of a hurry, she was very helpful.

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Aloha
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My friend likes to drag me here each time we get together. The coffee is weak and tastes like re-boiled grounds in a tin can. Their standard eggs & bacon (or sausage) usually sends me to the restroom for the day. This time I tried an omlet. It was rather thick & rubbery with skimpy filling but did not upset... More

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Brookings, Oregon
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137 reviews 137 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We just wanted a simple breakfast - eggs and hash browns and toast. That's what we got. It was well made and served promptly. They have more complex things oin the menu but we can't speak to how good those would be. But if what you want is a good breakfast, served promptly at a reasonable price, this is your... More

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SALEM, OR
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Elmer's has good food, good portions and reasonable prices. Omelets seem a specialty, make with Oregon cheddar. Service is good and is close to the freeway and Lancaster Drive. I am not sure why Elmer's still has a bar in this restaurant; it does not seem to fit in with the image. But the restaurant is clean and menu's are... More

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