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Starduster Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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4705 Airport Rd, Independence, OR 97351-9606
+1 503-838-1781
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06:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Independence, Oregon
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259 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly people, nice service, great place to watch some nice small planes take off and land. Catch up on aviation news and learn about private planes, there is almost always a pilot with a good story.

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Thank waterboy1368
Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a hearty, farmer-style breakfast, this is the place for you. Tiny and cozy, the menu is loaded with hearty options, always with eggs and hash browns. The skillets and combination breakfasts could easily feed two adults and everything was tasty. I am not a huge breakfast person, so I ordered my favorite--a bacon waffle which means bacon... More 

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Thank SueinPortland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Flew into the Independence airport for breakfast. The cafe is right in the airport next door to the fuel pumps. Very convenient! Food is typical breakfast fair, with about three dozen egg, pancake, waffle, biscuit options. Food is OK, not the best I've ever had but good and you'll not leave hungry. Staff is not super friendly to strangers, but... More 

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Thank Mathew N
tangent oregon
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Had a really big and nice breakfast with my daughter tasted good made me think mom and pop cafe.end up having Extra to take home it was that big of meal.

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Thank vickiesh
Independence
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Went out to the Starduster Cafe with the wife and had a wonderful lunch. They have a large selection so you can have quite a choice. We enjoy the place and the folks that run it are great, also you get to watch the planes come and go. It's a great place with good food.

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Thank Terry P
Denver
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped to meet family here. Had veggie omelette and French toast. Huge amount of food and very good. A little bit out of the main town but worth it.

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Thank KarmaDenver
Prineville, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We eat here often and have never had a bad meal or experience. Great food, reasonable prices and good service. It can get busy at times but service is still pretty fast. It is right on a small but fairly busy private plane airport so there is usually lots to watch out the windows watching the planes land and take... More 

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Thank Karen W
Albany, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Members of our extended family had gone to the Starduster Cafe recently for breakfast and shared that it was wonderful. We finally made the trek over, about a 20 minute drive, and wow - very impressed. It was Sunday morning and we expected the restaurant to be busy, which it was. We didn't have to wait too long tho and... More 

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Thank Michelle8184
Salem, Oregon, USA
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Dropped in for breakfast. Small establishment. Very extensive and thorough menu. Service was very casual but efficient. Food arrived hot, exactly as ordered and was very good. Portions were ample. Prices were below average. Tables and chairs were not especially comfortable. Outside seating was an option, and one that should be considered for the best views of the airport activity,... More 

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Thank David H
Independence, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Starduster is very popular with the locals. It is small and cozy with an old fashioned comfort food menu. In good weather, many guests prefer eating outside. Open for breakfast and lunch only, this is the place to go if you like to watch airplanes. Please keep a close eye on your kids because airplane propellers are dangerous and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 Airport Rd, Independence, OR 97351-9606
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 503-838-1781

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