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The Junk Yard Bistro

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405 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467-4218
(208) 756-2466
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Utah, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate dinner at this unassuming restaurant and were very impressed with the freshness, quality, and variety. Who'd have thought you could enjoy world-class gnocchi and tapas at this place? Everything was prepared fresh, and our group of seven all thoroughly enjoyed their meals.

Thank brian987
Dixon, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was great and I loved the atmosphere. The service was good and I would diffently recommend this restaurant.

Thank lorriefanning
Rexburg, Idaho
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they were a little understaffed when we came but the food was delicious and made from scatch we were surprised and pleased with the quality and creativity. This restaurant offers a wide array of different cultural foods and is definatley out of the ordinary. Just going off apperance on the outside it looks like a hole in the wall but... More 

Thank dianaamoore
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner on 7/16 was good. Nothing fried on the menu. Fajita salad and Asian chicken salads were fresh and good. Chicken Alfredo was on point! Sauce was not out of a can. Turkey bacon pita sandwich was also tasty. Bacon was good! Not an expert on salmon but it was definitely the healthiest & freshest menu we saw in downtown... More 

Thank mm1987
Salmon, Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Junk Yard Bistro! Great place for lunch or dinner, with an amazing selection of world cuisine, all of it made fresh. A backdoor patio for dining during warmer weather. Decor includes work by local artists. Casual and fun.

Thank Ilene B
Missoula, Montana
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While spending the weekend in Salmon the family stopped by here for dinner. There was only one waitress for the restaurant and she was very busy running all over. It was difficult to get her attention once our food arrived as we wanted more drinks and food. The business should add staff. The food was pretty good although I was... More 

Thank MZoo60
Henderson, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this little restaurant, especially the sandwiches. Ate there several times during our stay in Salmon.

Thank trustyrust
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the week that I was visiting Salmon Idaho I had the chance to eat at a few recommended places in town and this was my favorite. Food is excellent and moderately priced, staff was great and so nice! Emmy and Adrie were super friendly and great bartenders. The cooks were also very friendly and once again, the food is... More 

Thank meetnah
Star, Idaho, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I ate at the Junk Yard Bistro twice during a recent trip to Salmon. I had to modify my menu selections (leaving off bread) to accommodate my gluten intolerance, but they were very cheerful about it and (happily) I didn't experience any cross-contamination symptoms. I especially enjoyed the smoked salmon sandwich (which I ate as a salad... More 

Thank Jennifer F
Fort Collins, Colorado
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94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool spot for lunch. Best value was the half sand which with salad. Good hefty portions in western type atmosphere.

Thank lfranc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Main Street, Salmon, ID 83467-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
  • Phone Number: (208) 756-2466

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?