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“Good but not great” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Embers Restaurant

Embers Restaurant
204 N Main St, Joseph, OR 97846
(541) 432-2739
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Ranked #7 of 21 Restaurants in Joseph
Cuisines: American
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Careywood, Idaho
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39 restaurant reviews
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“Good but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I know I ate there because I took a business card on the way out, but I can't say it was a memorable meal.I can't even remember what I ate there yesterday.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Careywood, Idaho
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great tasty food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

We had lunch at this place. Very nice food. Lots of beer selections if you are a beer enthusiast. Waitress was very cheerful and helpful with the menu

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
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“Good brew, food, hours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Really nice, broad tap list, and good food. Seemed like a place a lot of locals hung out, and it could get a bit loud, but had a nice, homey feel. The staff was friendly and helpful. We ate here two or three time, as they were the best place open much of the time (pickin's are slim in mid-October in Joseph).

Visited October 2012
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oregon
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“Where it is Happening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The patio and deck of the Embers is where locals gather at the end of the day. Food isn't bad, beer selection is okay. We felt like we had found the nexus of the town.

Visited September 2012
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Seattle
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“Great Little Brew House”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We first visited, Embers Restaurant, on a trip in, 2009. We remembered it was good, so on a return visit, we gave it another go.

Embers turned into our, "The place to go" restaurant, on our second visit to the area. On both occasions, the service was good, the food delicious, and abundant, the brew choices excellent, and the weather, though not provided by the restaurant, made dining on their deck a very enjoyable experience.

On the two occasions we ate there, we shared nachos, a huge plate, for two, and were more than satisfied, and filled. Though the cheese could have been more evenly distributed, and melted, it was delicious. Our second visit, we ordered their BBQ'd chicken salad. Again, abundant size, and fresh! Lots of chicken, mixed veggies and a really good dressing. We noticed other plates of food being delivered to other patrons, and they all looked very inviting.

The day of our second visit, our waiter apologized for not serving us sooner, (4 minute wait, maybe), because they were short one staff member, and the restaurant was busy, but, all in all, the service was not that slow, and our server was working his best to keep the customers happy. This is the kind of employee you wouldn't want to lose from your business!

We'll be back to Embers, when ever we're in the neighborhood!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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