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Best Little Roadhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1145 Commercial Street S.E., Salem, OR 97302
+1 503-365-7225
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Salem, Oregon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice restaurant, busy and nice portions of food, but pricey when the fixings are all sold separately. I don't think we had one burger under $11 at our table of five. Will definitely be back to give them another shot, largely due to the great customer service, but felt we over-paid for what we received on our first visit.

1 Thank Lee H
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place has good food, good variety, and a super outside sitting area summer or winter. Service has always been good. The bread is incredible! The whole outside area is unique. The attached mini golf is beautiful although some of the greens are starting to winkle.

Thank Mark T
Olympia, Washington
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. This is a place where you can eats peanuts and throw the shells on the ground. Everybody in my party enjoyed there meal.

Thank rctaj
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We just LOVE this Roadhouse. Best when you can enjoy sitting outside. Ask for the bar patio- there is less road traffic noise. The prime rib is the best in town. It was a brunch special for Father's Day. Our "go to" lunch is the smoked tri tip salad. It is huge and enough to split. But everyone needs there... More 

Thank MooseMouse
McCall, Idaho
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Excellent smoky pulled pork. The onion strings appetizer is addictive. Thinly sliced sweet onions, breaded, deep fried and served with a Creole-inspired dipping sauce. The manager brought us a small plate to sample when I asked what our neighbors were eating and I understood why so many people were ordering them - thin and very crispy and very good. A... More 

Thank Linda S
Spring, Texas
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435 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Service was probably best. Food was good, but not great. Restaurant loud. Fairly decent beer selection.

Thank Ron R
Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is the place to eat! If you're hungry or looking for something lite. This is the place to eat in Salem for lunch or dinner. Ask the locals or anyone who just happens to get referred by any of the local hotels/motels. I did both. Regardless of what you order, it's coming hot and the way you ordered it.... More 

Thank Bill M
Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

For the prices and size of portions ,McDonald's would have been better than it .save your self do not waste time let alone money on nothing

Thank myviewsonehotels
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The menu is mostly bbq, ribs, steak, pulled pork. I had grilled chicken breast. Very good. The service was great. Wait staff is always watching to see what you might need even though the restaurant was busy. Parking can be a little bit of a challenge during extremely busy times but there is some street parking available and other parking... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We've come here several times. There's another restaurant with similar name. Don't confuse them. This one is far superior! Absolutely delicious food. Also a little golf course to play while you wait! Try the combination plate that has a little of everything! There were 4 of us and we had leftovers!

Thank Debbie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Commercial Street S.E., Salem, OR 97302
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-365-7225

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?