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Grubsteak Mining Co.

149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
+1 541-575-1970
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
31 Dec 2016
“Good, wholesome, tasty food”
21 Nov 2016
“really good food”
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of food on the menu and a nice atmosphere. Our order consisted of steaks and prime rib and it was all great choices with good size proportions. Most of us had left overs to take home! And the coffee is excellent along with...More

Thank April B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This place was recommended by hotel staff. It was clean, staff was very friendly. Service was excellent, as was the food. Try the flat iron steak ! But...leave room for dessert !

Thank TimberTom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Country charm and excellent food. We had "sourdough hamburger and fries" and salad and hamburger patty. Coffee, of course. All the food was extremely good. Great service. This is our go to place when we visit John Day, which is 2-3x/yr.

Thank 2HappyTravelersGo
Reviewed 21 November 2016

After a long day of riding (motorcycles) found a place for the night, the Grubsteak was recommended by some locals.The service was great ,considering we are a large group of eight guys. Friendly staff, great meal, and all for a good price. I will definitely...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016

Good food and don't forget to ask for the special. Staff is good and makes sure you have everything.

Thank sharkladylaura
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Good soup, very good salad. The Prime Rib was a little difficult to cut but was reasonably tender to eat. Baked potatoes come preloaded with butter and sour cream by default, so if you want something different tell your server in advance.

Thank Mike-Bucks
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a noisy, friendly place where the town appears to meet. The food was plentiful but of average quality. It is within walking distance from the Best Western motel.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food, friendly staff. We are glad we chose this restaurant. Right on highway as you pass through town.

Thank robinsdl
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I ordered the teriyaki chicken salad based on other reviews. This is a large salad. The chicken was in small chunks rather than the strips I am used to seeing in this type of salad. Also the teriyaki flavor was very mild. The big issue...More

2  Thank William D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Causal restaurant known for steaks but cheeseburger was also excellent. Service was prompt and friendly

Thank Susan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 E Main Street, John Day, OR 97845-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-1970
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