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Buster's Main Street Cafe

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811 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2086
+1 541-942-8363
08:00 - 14:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Always great food, creative specials and fantastic service. Love this place! Had ghost pepper rabbit sausage Benedict. Over the top. Open kitchen lets you watch the chef as he turns out one great plate after another. Will come every time I'm in town.

Thank r8drlvr13
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews from other visitors, saw great pics of good food and knew I should check this place out. Unfortunately, they didn't deliver. Service was decent but the food was not even mediocre. I ordered a very basic breakfast of bacon, eggs, herb potatoes, and English muffins. My eggs were undercooked and runny, even though I asked for... More 

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Cottage Grove, Oregon
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Buster's is at the East end of a 6 block Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon - exit 174 on Highway 5. When it first opened I thought it was trying too hard. Service and the description of items was pretentious and the food didn't measure up. Now, several years later I'm delighted to say that Buster's survived and has... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We always make Buster's at least once for breakfast when we are in Cottage Grove. I highly recommend it for breakfast. Servings are generous, very delicious, and varied. They have the normal options but also eggs benedict, fabulous pancakes, huge biscuits. Everything is so good. Service is great. Atmosphere is cozy. We love it.

Thank orlandodisneyfan
Olympia, Washington
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped for lunch on a warm September day. The restaurant is in an old building with no air conditioning. It was very stuffy. Service was good. Beef was excellent. Overpriced., but large enough portions that you could split a meal. My husband ordered the Philly. It had way too much salt and pepper added. Other people were ordering late... More 

Thank YaYa1949
Redding, California
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Buster's after reading the raving reviews on Tripadvisor. The food overall was pretty good, my husband had biscuits and gravy and I had a pancake with Bacon/Eggs. My husbands sausage was still raw in some areas, but he ate around the raw areas. The food is all homemade which is a huge plus. Our server was... More 

Thank Traci R
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Consistently good food, and plenty of it. Weekends always packed unfortunately and about 30 min wait time every time I go, but a good solid American style breakfast offering everything you would ever want

Thank Kat R
Portland, Oregon, and Edinburgh, Scotland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

That this is tripadvisor's #1 restaurant in Cottage Grove must say something about either its patrons or the other restaurants in town, for we found it abysmal in every respect. It is scruffy and dirty, the service was slow and the food almost inedible. Our hashbrowns were burnt and greasy and my eggs benedict had fried eggs on top!

Thank JohnPGrant
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126 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Two of us stopped to eat at Busters Main Street cafe recently for lunch. There is some interesting posters on the wall, from Animal House and Buster Keaton, but lets jump right to the food! Only open for breakfast (which is suppose to be fantastic!) And lunch till 2Pm. Nice menu, pesto chicken sandwich, french dip, fish tacos, just to... More 

Thank luvintotravel
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

They specialize in all sorts of fun nonalcoholic drinks, and the food is very good. From the looks of the menu and food, they have an accomplished chef working there---not just your typical fry cook.

Thank Joanne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2086
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 541-942-8363
Located in the historic Cottage Grove Hotel, Buster's Main Street Cafe provides a warm environment coupled with great food. Enjoy Eggs Benedict, Salmon Omelets, Steak and Eggs, Philly Cheesesteaks, Reubens, Monte Cristo Sandwiches and more.We are open daily 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. We are also open for special event dinners. Visit our Facebook page or call us to see if we are open for dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?