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Best Little Roadhouse

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American, Bar
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1145 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4201
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dinner with another couple on a weekday evening. Busy but not too crowded, got a table right away. Server, Candis, was very friendly and helpful. Salads were fresh. Nachos was excellent. Entrees - shrimp - were good. Thought the price for the wine was a bit spendy - $30 for a local pinot gris bottle. Atmosphere was good but a... More 

Thank Dtraveler9544
Salem, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here a few times and everytime I am so hopeful. I keep getting let down. Know the steaks are good, but if you get anything else, be prepared for a let down. I got a steak tim and mushroom thing in a gravy it was bad, the waiter totally forgot my husbands order and brought his food... More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were greeted as soon as we walked in, seated and the waitress was right over to our table. They have a great variety of food to choose from as well. I was really impressed by the fact that we never waited for anything. As soon as we were finished with our soup- our waitress was right there. She cleared... More 

Thank IbMsLea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service and the food was wonderful. Or less than $25 was able to get a big piece of prime rib and coconut shrimp very very tasty!

Thank Alciajahn
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fabulous. We were staying in Salem to visit Silver Falls Park and the outlet malls. I had read about this place on Tripadvisor and wanted to try it. It was only about 20 minutes from our hotel. The food and service are outstanding some of the best I've had - only wish there was one closer to... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic for lunch, great service, food is fantastic, and the prices are good. I had the tri-tip sandwich with clam chowder and it was amazing

Thank Fernando E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly and attentive even though they are very busy. Had the honey chipotle chicken sandwich and another visit had the Cajun bleu cheese tri tip. Both were awesome. Hit the happy hour for a butte porter on tap. Awesome as well. Highly recommend. Reasonably priced and great food.

Thank Larry M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok here is the deal. Plan on waiting 5-6:30 almost every night, especially in the summer. Food is delicious especially the ribs with watermelon bbq sauce. Tri-tip is awesome, small to medium portion. Tell them how you like it or you may get some dried up pieces. Salads are crisp cold and delicious. The yeast rolls are soooo good. Issue... More 

Thank ChuckOregon
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant does not disappoint, and if you want lots of food, this is the place. Great variety, even a sweet potato to die for. My sister had their pulled pork, and she said it was better than Texas. My husband and I split the rib eye and it was drlicious, even brought some home. Great restaurant, good service too.

Thank Leslie I
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favorite place for dinner in Salem. If you are craving some good steak dinner, this is the place to go. Order your steak with Demi Glace sauce and make sure to upgrade your side salad to "Harvest Salad". You will love it!

Thank Ufuk S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 503.365.7225

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