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The Gathering Spot

106 N First St, Silverton, OR
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Ranked #8 of 35 Restaurants in Silverton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Silverton, Oregon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The restaurant is only open for dinner one night a month on the first Friday of each month. We had a fantastic dinner. We had the Halibut Cheeks in a cream sauce with corn and new potatoes and the Butternut Squash Gnocchi. Everything was fresh, flavorful and delicious. We each had a different soup with dinner and both were excellent.... More

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Tulsa, OK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We often split a plate so we eat more sensibly, especially when we travel. We ordered a sandwich to split (which came w/ a side) plus an extra side (bowl of soup). We received a glass of water when we arrived and it was never refilled. When our bill came it had a charge of $4 for splitting. The waitress... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The reviews looked good, but when we finally found the place it was more of a backery/coffee shop than a breakfast place. Menu was overpriced and almost nowhere to sit. Dissapointed!

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Bay Area
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Fresh ingredients, warm and friendly service, and best of all they worked very hard with gracious attitudes to meet my specific lifestyle/dietary needs ("Paleo", which means no grains, corn, soy, sugar) In a town where burgers and fries are the norm, it was very refreshing to feel so at home with the menu, which includes (but is not limited to)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

This gathering spot really is a cut above most places of its type. I ordered soup and a sandwich, and both were outstanding. In fact, I have to put the soup (a chilled green curry corn chowder) in my top ten. Ever. The sandwich was served on a well-made, fresh croissant, and the roasted turkey was not deli meat, but... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We enjoyed a terrific breakfast before continuing our roadtrip. A number of people in Silverton had recommended this place for breakfast or lunch. I had the Breakfast Hash which was sweet potatoes, spinach, peppers, mushrooms, and cheese with a light dressing and served with toast. I really enjoyed it. My husband commented that his breakfast sandwich was flavourful, inventive and... More

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Keizer, Oregon
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48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The wife and I brought the mother-in-law here for an early Mother's Day brunch on Saturday May 10, 2014. I had the steak hash which was really tasty with well cooked potatoes and veggies plus a lot of thinly sliced steak strips. The wife had the garden hash with the gluten free toast...also very tasty. The mother-in-law had the breakfast... More

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Silverton, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Healthy food is served but not always to my liking. Nothing wrong with the food, just not my taste. Service is average. Prices are average. Does offer a small, cozy atmosphere and good place to meet friends for conversation.

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Silverton, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love the Gathering Spot because it has a varied menu according to the season. The ingredients are fresh and local. Breakfasts are out of the ordinary and very delicious. The bakery has wonderful items to eat there or take home.

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Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I love to come here. The food is always good, the staff very nice, the big windows make for a great place to read, or people watch. I often come with my husband for breakfast after a nice walk or run. Or for lunch alone, so I can sit and write or read and slowly eat my meal. It is... More

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