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Main Street Diner

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American, Diner
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349 S Main St, Pendleton, OR 97801-2245
+1 541-278-1952
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07:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Redding, California
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little place with cool Betty Boop memorabilia all over with other 60'S stuff. Looks like the owner is the employee. Server was nice but busy. Had a typical breakfast with a little more then usual portion size. Prices were within reason. Cooked proper and tasted good.

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Thank Dennis S
Pendleton, Oregon
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Four of us happened in here for breakfast last Sunday morning. The place is cute . . .fifties diner sort of a place, with old movie posters and Bette Boop dolls on the walls. The menu was reminiscence of the fifties too: biscuits and gravy, omelets, blueberry pancakes - lots of great choices. We were the only people in the... More 

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Thank Christina H
Joseph, Oregon
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The food was good and the prices fair. The service was very good. I had coffee with lunch and the cup didn't go empty. The waitress was very pleasant.

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Thank pers0nalview
Vernon, B.C.
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not much open before 10am on the Main Street, so we're happy to find the Diner open. Service was good - loved the theme of the Diner ..... Chrome everywhere - true diner experience ! Food was good - fluffy pancakes and delicious bacon !! Very reasonably priced. Liked how there was an option for a " lighter " meal...one... More 

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Thank TomasoVernon_B_C_
Bend, Oregon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Had to leave without being served. Restaurant was almost empty, but still waited over 45 minutes for breakfast. It seemed the cook prepared one dish at a time. We had allowed an hour and half for breakfast before our Pendleton Underground Tour. Obviously not enough time for this very small diner! Meals were coming out about every 30 minutes or... More 

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Thank GoNanaBanana
Spokane, WA
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Had breakfast at Main Street Diner...it was Delicious! It is a small diner decorated in 50's style. And the food is delicious! I had the Pancake combo...two cakes, two eggs and bacon. I splurged and went for the blueberry pancakes...the pancakes are huge and awesome...the combo was only $10. No I'm not lying...$10!! And you will not leave hungry. The... More 

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Thank Woody517
Yakima, Washington
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

After a bad dinner experience it was great to have a really great family meal!!! Breakfast here was the best!!! Service was superb, and the atmosphere was funny and inviting. Each of our meals were served hot, fast and full of flavor. We were able to walk here from our hotel and the walk back was full of great family... More 

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Thank Lori S
Pendleton, Oregon
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Only open for breakfast/lunch and it's a great little place to grab some good food. Would recommend going during the week when business is a little slower, as the service is a little understaffed/slow. But the food definitely makes up for it!

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Thank ES093110
Palmer, Alaska
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

If you don't mind slow service, lack of attention to detail, servers that wear open toe shoes and incredibly inefficient coffee refills, this is your place! Oh, haven't even eaten yet. Really doesn't matter at this point.

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Thank abceasyas123
Pendleton, Oregon
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We've eaten here twice. Once for breakfast, which was average. Second time for lunch, which was tasty but service was very slow.

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Thank Tarol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 S Main St, Pendleton, OR 97801-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Pendleton
  • Phone Number: +1 541-278-1952
Description
Our building is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1896, the exposed brick walls and tall, open storefront add charm and color to this quaint and rustic building. The building is part of the Pendleton Historic self-guided tour as well as on the route of the Pendleton Underground tour. It was restored to original condition in 2003.

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