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$3 - $24
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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed October 20, 2021

I stopped for lunch and had a great, messy, tasty burger. The mountaineer was a great choice to order with bacon, cheese, onion ring and a sweet tangy sauce. Again great burger. The service on the other hand could use a little attention. The service...is slow and they spend a great deal of time visiting with regulars instead of tending to the other customers. The are polite and friendly, just slow. Overall I would go again for the food.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 10, 2021 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while on our way through. We had a blue cheese burger which was very good and our server, Lisa, was very friendly and attentive. I would have given a higher rating except for the following. This is a state that has...an indoor mask mandate and there wasn't a server in sight that was wearing a mask. Also only saw one other customer with a mask.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed April 19, 2021

Interesting group of people made for a fun people watching experience. The staff and food were fantastic. It was a fun place with a good atmosphere

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed July 27, 2020 via mobile

Awesome tasting food, super huge portions and friendly staff. We had late lunch and breakfast here both were outstanding. We don’t live close but will come back when in town

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed November 27, 2019

Overnight for business, I asked the clerk at the next door Travelodge hows the steak special next door (I had noticed the sign in front of the restaurant as I was pulling in) and he said fantastic, and if you are staying two nights so...is their Friday prime rib. When dinnertime arrived I looked at the weather, thought about driving 30 miles round trip to Cove, and decided, what the h.. I'll give it a try. My experience with steak specials at small restaurants has been they they are not so hot, but this was a very happy exception. The building is half busy bar (on a Thursday night) and half quiet restaurant. Locally sourced sirloin, tender, tasty, cooked to perfection, no gristle, looking much larger than the 8 ounces I was expecting, served with steamed vegetables and a baked potato. Nice beer selection as well, I enjoyed a local IPA. And great service. The special was an amazingly low $10.95, making this a value that rivals anything I've ever seen.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2019

Fish tacos are delicious. Service was good. Waitress offered suggestions from the menu and was very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

My husband and I decided to take a road trip on the motorcycle. My son was LaGrande for an oil change, so we met at Bud Jacksons for lunch. My husband ordered a burger, said burger had a piece of bone in it. The bone...broke my husband's tooth. The waiter did tell the manager and the manager did comp my husband's meal, but didn't feel it was important enough to come check on him. My husband lost that tooth, it couldn't be saved. I PM'd Bud Jacksons and surprisingly never heard a thing about it. Gosh, the least they could have done was pay for the surgery he had to have. We'll never eat there again!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

We came as part of a rather large group and the staff did a pretty good job of taking care of most of us as quickly as they could. There was one outstanding male server who seemed to be taking care of almost everyone. If...it wasn't for him, our table wouldn't have been waited on. After noticing we had been waiting a really long time, he went and got us a waitress to take our order since we weren't in his section. Wish I knew his name, because he deserves personal recognition. The food wasn't anything to write home about. My husband and I both had the top sirloin. It was pretty tough. We wouldn't have it again. The potatoes and veggies were good. The salad was okay, but it amounted to only lettuce with a few bites of red onion. Others in our group said their food was good, so perhaps you'd have better results if you chose a different menu item. That's what we would do if we ever went here again.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

This was such a fun place to have a few drinks! The food smelled amazing even though we didn’t eat. They have a nice outdoor smoking area with tables. Overall a happening place.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Food was good but slow service. Very noisy so unable to hear those around you. Not good for kids as it is a bar setting. Greasy food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

We chose this restaurant as our hotel clerk mentioned they make a good meal. The special was a steak dinner so we decided to go with that. The steak was okay but the split bean soup tasted like runny chili, the garlic mashed potatoes were...anything but mashed or garlic flavoured and the steamed veggies were cold. Disappointing meal.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The sports bar and grill was recommended by the associates at the front desk of the Best Western. We arrived at the hotel late afternoon on a Sunday. A lot of the restaurants were closed on Sundays. It was a great choice. The food was...good and the staff were friendly. We had chicken quessidias and potatoe skins. Delicious! The sports bar had tons of tvs, so if you enjoy watching television you would love this bar and grill. We were on the restaurant side.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

We were just passing through town and chanced upon Bud’s and were very, very glad we did. The garlic mashed potatoes rivaled mine which l consider to be world famous. The grilled shrimp could not have been better and my partner’s mini steak bites were...nothing short of excellent. And the prices were incredibly reasonable. If you ever come back this way we will definitely be back to Bud Jackson’s!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

These people really know beef. I come from a beef producer background and it's rare, no pun intended, to find a steakhouse that serves real, aged, beef. Try the ribeye with blue cheese sauce. We also had the deep fried green beans as an appetizer....Amazing. The baked potatoes were served a little weird, but done all the way thru. We had great service, prices were right, the atmosphere of a towny bar but what the heck, we could hear ourselves talk. We will make this our dinner stop next time we go by.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I went in mid-week for dinner on the bar side. The place was fairly busy with only to waitresses which added to the delays in drink orders and food. My check was never delivered to the table so the bar tender was able to cash...me out. I might try them again on restaurant side the seemed to have a decent menu.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Bud Jackson's Eatery & Taps is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4