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“Great lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Old Wives' Tales - CLOSED

Old Wives' Tales
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Soups, International, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
palm desert ca
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196 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

Very unpretentious, with good quality, tasty food. I especially liked the Hungarian mushroom soup. Self-service soup and salad bar a plus. Good parking availability.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank morteight
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

75 reviews from our community

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Puyallup, Washington
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516 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“Delightful experience.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

Great restaurant for families or groups with dietary restrictions, or picky preferences. The menu is extensive, varied and creative with lots of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free offerings.
We were impressed with the service, fantastic soup and salad bar, and all the different foods we sampled were excellent. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank michael_smith56
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Aloha, Oregon
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Casual atmosphere, good food, good service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

The menu can be described as "multi-ethnic". Most items are gluten-free which is an unusual find. The menu is extensive and contains many "creative" choices. The food is tasty and the servers are attentive and pleasant. Free wi-fi is available. There is a separate dining area available for small, energetic children.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank coxaloharc
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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Im a frequent flyer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is a place we take friends who are visiting, its a great place for people with multiple diet restrictions, the gluten free options are GREAT and the service has been spot on.

Visited April 2013
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2 Thank Misha H
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Incredible food, ingredients and service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

This is our new favorite Portland restaurant. The Hungarian Mushroom soup has a complex, wholesome taste and warms up the rainy day. Every dish that we ordered was prepared with quality ingredients. The food is healthy and there is a large variety of vegetarian/vegan options. The server and host were kind and helpful. When asking about the soups, they offered us to sample each kind at the soup bar before ordering. Excellent food, quality staff and clean, relaxing environment.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank ShawntaMBush
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