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The Outpost

201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
+1 541-575-0250
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (38 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
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21 - 30 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel staff. The food was awesome, large portions and good prices. Had a drink also excellent. Staff friendly service was fast.

Thank weareOregonians
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Conveniently located in the middle of town, this place has a number of options including a bar, family restaurant and ice cream stand. Service is good. The menu offers many options and the food is good.

Thank Gl0bal_guru
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at 3:30 pm, but hadn't eaten since breakfast so were hungry. Managed to get a gluten free meal thanks to helpful server and willing cook. The frozen veggies were okay, but slightly overcooked. Steak was done right and quite tender. Salad was unexciting,...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were on a road trip,to a family reunion in Idaho. This was our first stop for the night. We stayed at the nearby Great Western. The Outpost was walking distance, very close...we were greeted as we came in, and sports were on the various...More

Thank Morcella
Reviewed 19 June 2017

While checking in at the Best Western in John Day, the front desk clerk recommended The Outpost restaurant. It was an easy walk from the hotel. We were seated promptly and offered beverages. My husband had a sirloin steak and I had the BBQ Bronc...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The menu is varied, plenty of different choices. His burger was a thick, hand-formed patty and he thought it was excellent. I had a 5 oz. garlic steak. The garlic was a bit strong for me, but it was still tasty. The veggies were very...More

Thank imawandrer
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We decided to eat breakfast at the Outpost. We had the Strawberry Pancake Grill with eggs and bacon. They served 4 pieces of bacon with it! Strawberries were very good. Two people could share one order! Excellent coffee! and hot tea!

Thank margo_hutchinson
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I ate dinner and breakfast there. Dinner portions were huge. Main course (meatloaf) was just okay. Dessert (peanut butter pie) was awesome. Had a wonderful, gooey, enormous cinnamon roll (made in-house) for breakfast.

Thank Christena D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped here for breakfast (recommended by the local hotel staff), and were not disappointed. It wasn't fantastic but it was good; the service was pleasant; and the price was fair.

Thank Rachael V
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Started with a good beer, wine and cocktail menu. Menu offered something for everyone. I had a burger and it was very good.

Thank Tim J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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