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302 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 747-3852
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful spot with fine food and beverages

The downtown area of Spokane is really gaining strength as so many choices, options. The Onion feels like one that has been around for a long, long time. Beautiful place and a very good sports bar. The real barometer is in the food and choices and DO order a plate of deep fried onion rings, their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
48Richard18
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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service staff were pleasant. However my wife's food quality was very poor. I sent my original order back because it was tasteless, cold, and tough. I ordered a simple cheeseburger but it was served without cheese. All in all it was a very disappointing experience.

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Thank Dr. David S
Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downtown area of Spokane is really gaining strength as so many choices, options. The Onion feels like one that has been around for a long, long time. Beautiful place and a very good sports bar. The real barometer is in the food and choices and DO order a plate of deep fried onion rings, their speciality. We had very... More 

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Thank 48Richard18
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate hear with some extended family. The staff was very attentive, friendly, and accommodating. The food was enjoyable and filing.

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Thank Miles N
Luray, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly staff! Great salads and burgers (we were feeding 3 vegetarians and 2 carnivores). The onion rings are amazing!

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Thank Tina S
CDA ID
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187 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Staff! The food was just ok, I had the bison burger and my husband had the swiss dip, the burger didn't have a lot of flavor but did have nice grill onion I ordered med rare and it came just that. Husband said the meat on the dip tasted boiled and not much taste. French fies are good and nice... More 

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Thank Hgirl_2
Spokane Valley, Washington
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

The service was excellent. Staff were attentive and not pushy. Very family friendly. We had a couple drinks while we were waiting and they have an excellent selection. We're blue moon fans but like to try new things. I would recommend the huckleberry pucker, and patron Margarita. My only complaint was the burgers. Way over cooked and too much salt.... More 

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Thank Waldo1982
Spokane Valley, Washington
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The namesake "Onion" is the fried onion rings. They taste great. This place has all the usual bar type foods but their burgers are their specialty. They are fairly priced and are always busy. A great place for meeting friends or a game of pool in the back.

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Thank Jim T
Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Be coming here since it opened, never disappointed. Prices are reasonable and the service is very good. Busy most of the times some be patient and enjoy the visit.

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Thank Chris C
Hillsboro, Oregon
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Even though the place was packed, it still had that good neighborhood bar feel. Ambiance was relaxing, not too bright and never too loud. I didn't mind waiting and had a chance to check out the menu in the meantime. The food was right on the money. You can pick your portion size and the staff was knowledgeable about beer... More 

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Thank RaeRaeSama
Utah
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133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The food is good with a younger crowd and a lot of energy in the place. Great place to go with family or friends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: (509) 747-3852

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?