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Ram Border Cafe & Sports Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
515 12th St SE, Salem, OR 97301-4034
+1 503-363-1904
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
2 Dec 2017
“Gets Worse and Worse”
18 Oct 2016
“Yes you can watch a lot of sports here, get an ok drink and bad food”
Opens in 17 min
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
515 12th St SE, Salem, OR 97301-4034
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I first came to the Ram in 1973. At that time, you could cook your own steak or burger on a grill.... Where now is an upper area on the corner, there was a pool table. From '79 through the 80's it was a hangout...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We go here fairly often because they offer lots of sports options. Their beer is okay and they have happy hour often. Beyond that, I can't say much nice. We just had their happy hour bean and cheese nachos and added taco meat. The meat...More

Thank Jessie K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great place for excellent food...burgers, sandwiches, happy hour. Outside seating. What really sets this place apart are the staff. They are wonderful; very attentive, super personable. Would recommend it 100%.

Thank ranger4441
Reviewed 10 October 2015

When you think sports bar you'll miss the other half of The Ram. It's a very good place to eat some very tasty food, as well. In nice weather, you can enjoy sitting on the deck, or watching a game in the bar, or the...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We were three adults who just finished getting our son/grandson set up at the Univ. and were hungry and tired. The place was very busy but we got right in and had a server that attended to us at once. We ordered beer, and hamburgers...More

Thank JimT353
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We have eaten here a few times, and as good as the food is, it does have some issues! There is always a fairly long wait of be seated, but what has been the most aggravating is that it takes forever to order, then, forever...More

Thank grannyjohnson531
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

did not like this one place at all employees had a bad attitude service was poor food was lousy save your money go to Burger King

Thank rickann5511
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Love this place they have good beer and a diverse menu. Try the bacon cheddar tater tots they are like a twice baked potato fried into bite sized pieces. The only complaint here is the service is hit and miss, if you don't mind catching...More

Thank Oregonianotliberal
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I ate here my first night in Salem. They sat me in the bar area where I had views of both the tv with the college football game on and a view of Willamette Universities Soccer game across the way. Friendly staff and great food!

Thank AmynPep
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This small chain has a good variety of food with something to satisfy everyone in the group. The food is good and reasonably priced

Thank 055LavoniaD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 12th St SE, Salem, OR 97301-4034
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-363-1904
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