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50962 E Bay Rd, Silver Lake, OR 97638
541-576-2426
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4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth it!

Heard about this place for years but have never been able to get there. We were sorta in the area and called for some last minute reservations and got in on a Saturday night. Bring your appetite since the amount of food is crazy. I knew I'd be bringing most of the steak and potato as a leftover... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
chinook88
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Portland, Oregon
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  • Reservations
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Heard about this place for years but have never been able to get there. We were sorta in the area and called for some last minute reservations and got in on a Saturday night. Bring your appetite since the amount of food is crazy. I knew I'd be bringing most of the steak and potato as a leftover. It's in... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you're in the area, it's worth the drive. It's more of an experience than it is a dinner out. You can ONLY pay with CASH - so make sure you have it since you're nowhere near an ATM! Also, reservations are required. If you have the time to stay the night, they have 4-5 cabins that are quaint and... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Cowboy Dinner Tree is definitely worth the drive into the Oregon Outback. While there is nothing nearby, it doesn't even matter, because there is nowhere else I would rather go. The rustic building, complete with leaky window from the rain storm, made the dining experience that much more special. The dim lighting was perfect, as well as the mismatched plates... More 

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Central Oregon, Oregon
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We are so glad we made the drive from Bend to visit this unusual restaurant. Following the suggestion by friends who have eaten here, we ordered one steak and one chicken, and came home with enough leftovers for several good meals. The entire dinner was a delight, from the enthusiasm of the employees to the taste of the salad, biscuits,... More 

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Helena, MT
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361 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This place is five miles from the town of Silver Lake which is very small. And Silver Lake is a long way from just about anywhere. Yet, it has supported this place for 23 years. They take only cash, you must have a reservation. The choices are steak or chicken. Better bring a cooler for your leftovers because you will... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The Cowboy Dinner Tree is one place you have to visit. Food was a great and the rustic place is friendly and relaxed. Reservations required but its worth it. Order an extra serving of rolls when you make reservations to take with you. You will have great left overs. The steaks are huge and outstanding or choose a whole roasted... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When some friends asked if my wife and I would like to go to dinner in silver lake, I thought they were crazy,but accepted! The cowboy dinner tree proved to be well worth the drive, the food and service was fantastic!! The setting was remarkable and for $28 a person, we had no regrets!! Btw we drove 350 miles round... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I ate at the restaurant and also rented one of their log cabins while on a bicycle tour of southern Oregon. The restaurant is literally in the boondocks, five miles south of the small town of Silver Lake, OR, but they fed 135 people in ten seatings the Thursday I was there. I phoned for a reservation (required) from Silver... More 

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Bend
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is still great. Each meal comes with either a full rotisserie cooked chicken or massively huge steak. Both are very tasty. All meals were served with the best rolls I have ever eaten, tasty bean soup, and incredible salad. Try the salad with a mixture of the ranch and honey mustard dressing they provide. You can wash it... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My father in-law has been wanting to get the 32oz steaks for a while. He finally made us a reservation for this past weekend and it was so much fun. Although it was a ways out from Bend, the experience and memory will last a life time. The decor and the staff was fantastic. First course, salad- basic salad but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50962 E Bay Rd, Silver Lake, OR 97638
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Silver Lake
  • Phone Number: 541-576-2426

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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