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The Outpost

201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
+1 541-575-0250
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (38 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for Sunday morning breakfast before church and enjoyed the food and listening to the locals visit. Scrambled ggs were cooked well with nice thick bacon slices and a slab of sourdough toast. Very sweet waitress.

Thank BoiJoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for breakfast on our way through town. The breakfast portions are good sized and the food was tasty. Service was a little slow but we weren't in a hurry and the staff was very friendly. The restaurant was clean which is always a...More

Thank AnnieK_05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch and it was totally fine. I had the soup and salad special, others had salads and burgers.service was pretty slow, but not unbearable. Restrooms were good and there's a gift shop at the entrance.

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most disappointing restaurant on our trip. I ordered a house specialty, the Burgundy Pepper Steak, which was supposed to be marinated in burgundy and peppercorns and be very tender. To begin with, it was not tender at all, and the taste was...More

Thank Leo D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Seated immediately with water, but considerable wait for taking order. Had burgandy steak that was more done than requested medium rare but had very good taste. The ordered 12 oz. steak seemed to be a little short on weight. Unfortunately the plate came cold and...More

Thank Donn D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

That’s what you want in a restaurant right? I ate there twice. Meat-lovers pizza was excellent. Next night I had a crispy chicken salad. One of the best I’ve ever had. Staff very attentive and expert. They also have a good beer selection in the...More

Thank OregonRainGuy
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Senior menu, nice desserts, full bar, good service, cute decor. We loved it. Kind of a throw back to the days of good food in homey places. Bigger restaurant though, with excellent prices if you go early, which we managed to do today.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We drop-in here at least once a year. The food is good, service is great and they have a small gift area. We tried their pesto/chicken pizza for the first time, it was wonderful. We ordered a Manhattan from the bar. Unfortunately they used dry...More

Thank nativesanfranciscans
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I had breakfast twice here recently and I was very happy with both the food and service. The first day I ordered the egg, hash browns and bacon with coffee which was pretty good. Next day I ordered the same breakfast except with huckleberry pancakes...More

Thank Nowzar A
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Stopped here on our way from Redmond back home to Idaho. There is a small gift shop at the entrance. I didn't have a chance to look at everything, but it all looked interesting. Good thing there was no wait to be seated! The decor...More

Thank Sharon G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-0250
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