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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
+1 503-930-4285
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6:45 am - 3:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for lunch midweek based on previous reviews. It is a small (former house) and has limited seating so we ate at the bar which turned out to be a big plus to enjoy the staff interactions. The food was amazing in all regards. I had one of the best salads ever based on the staff recommendation and my... More 

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Thank Daniel M
Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderfully friendly people and the Creme Brulee French Toast!!! well it is spectacular! It's breakfast and dessert all in one, a must try :-)

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Thank lyndaagen
Salem, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 4 had breakfast here on Sunday morning. The food is great, the service awesome but the wait time was 1-1/2 hours. Lucky we were only a group of 4. A group of 6 behind us was 2 hours. If you go be prepared for a long wait as they don't do reservations. It's a small restaurant in... More 

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Thank Mcfarrington
Sandpoint, Idaho
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marvelous selection of breakfast items. Servings are plentiful & sumptuous! They also have a bar that puts out a large Bloody Mary. Each food item is unique and some even have a story; like the forever fries.

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Thank Ron P
Salem, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fast and friendly service ... tables a little close together tho. To Die For French toast Brulee. A little hard to find but hard to forget

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Thank Maryanne194888
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good home cooked breakfast and lunch very large portions reasonable price Might have to wait but well worth it!

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Thank Sue S
Anchorage, Alaska
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to WOM before and loved it. We're on a winter break from AK and as we pass thru Salem, we always try/stop at WOM. This year we hit a 2:45 wait. We weren't going to wait. The hostess was incredibly nice & polite. We asked for another good Salem option and she quickly offered up Sassy Onion. It... More 

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Thank sdpryde
Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always busy because: 1. Food was fantastic! 2. Service was fast, friendly, and fantastic! 3. Décor and layout SO COOL! ... well, you get the point. Just go. If there's a wait, then wait. It's worth it.

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Thank GaryGoingPlaces
Salem, Oregon, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast place in town .The cook even will bring out special stuff for the kids if she's not busy.Always a line but well worth the wait.

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Thank Heather H
Salem, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is the best place to eat in Salem Oregon. The wait is long, but so worth it. Go there for breakfast or lunch, you can thank me later. The End.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-930-4285

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