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The Outpost

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$$ - $$$
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201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
+1 541-575-0250
06:00 - 21:00
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Mount Vernon, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fair price and they have great Pizza easy perking and nice cool inside seating not sure what else to say

Thank Oregontrucker1
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

"This is mainly a pizza place, so I probably erred by choosing fish and chips. The battered fish was soggy and the chips (frries to Americans) were average at best.

Thank SDGraham
Surrey, Canada
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140 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stopped by the Outpost for breakfast before leaving town. The menu selections very varied and matched up to our hunger levels perfectly. The portions are adequate without being over whelming. The atmosphere was down home small town and obviously a restaurant frequented by locals.

Thank fayo400
Tauranga, New Zealand
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stumbled in here for breakfast while on the road - what a great choice. My husband had the breakfast burrito and I had huckleberry pancakes. Both delicious, plenty on the plate and value for money. Nice waitress too!

Thank twokiwis2014
Central Oregon, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My wife, daughter and I went to the Outpost for dinner. While waiting for our dinner I noticed my daughter (2 years old) looking at the TV. I turned to see a disgusting scene of pornography on the TV. When the waiter came back to our table, I asked him to turn off the TV or change the channel. He... More 

Thank 1ConcernedDad
Branscomb calif.
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I and my nephew had breakfast here. What a pleasant atmosphere. And with my breakfast which was an omelet, came a big thick slice of home made whole grain bread toasted. It was wonderful hearty bread, and the omelet was great. The service was perfect and friendly. There is a cute little area in the front to buy gifts or... More 

Thank juliew617
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

we stopped by for lunch because we heard the fried pickles were excellent....waited and waited to be seated.....decided to leave and eat elsewhere. Came back for diner. Service was a bit better. the fried pickle was good. the pizza - not so good. If you want great customer service - this is NOT the place to go. it was disappointing... More 

Thank gary P
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Food average for a small town diner. Steak way over cooked. No drinkable wine - only cheap supermarket wines far past their prime. Unwilling to pay $6 or more per glass for these offerings I ordered a $2 glass of their house red, and left all of it in the glass. Service indifferent. In a metro area I would have... More 

Thank Hollis G
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ordered hamburgers. The were delicious and huge. It appeared to be a local's place. Excellent service and great looking deserts. Casual dinning.

1 Thank 204CraigS
Salem, Oregon
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Good food, good service and comfortable. Stopped by for breakfast; 1. 'classic' with bacon and hot cakes and 2. small biscuits and gravy. The goldilocks breakfast...just right !

Thank Keith H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?