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Best Little Roadhouse

1145 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4201
+1 503-365-7225
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“honey butter” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (38 reviews)
“steak” (69 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1145 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We get to Best Little Roadhouse early because parking is so difficult in the evening. We were celebrating a birthday and the 'birthday guy' wanted Prime Rib. We were seated right away and got our beverages. We knew what we wanted so we ordered quickly....More

Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and it was good. There was a wait of 40 minutes for a Friday night. We sat in the bar with no wait. Service was good from bar tenders. Tennessee tea was pretty good as well, Friday drink special. We...More

Thank Byte314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salem is hurting for really great restaurants, yet this place is an exception for sure. Consistently outstanding cuts of beef, and the Whiskey River Salmon is incredible! The staff is friendly, outstanding,and efficient. The endless supply of hot rolls are to die for! Gets my...More

Thank ensleyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoy the consistent quality of the food and service at the Roadhouse. We have tried a lot of the menu over time and found everything to be well prepared and delicious. The yeast rolls are amazing.

Thank plc1945
Reviewed 15 January 2018

One of us had the tomato/zucchini soup and the other one had the Tri-tip and we were not disappointed. The soup was like a bisque with chunks of fresh tomato and was really flavorful. The tri-tip was suuuuuper tender and flavorful. The service was amazing...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

My husband and I had Happy Hour -- drinks and he had the ribs -- which we have done any number of times in our five years in Salem. My husband asked a question of the bartender---why they don't have domestic regular beer on tap...More

Thank marymo362
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We work downtown and the location is great! The servers are fantastic and know us by name. Food is excellent and fast to the table allowing us to fit it into out one hour lunch including travel time.

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Best Little Roadhouse is a family friendly restaurant with hearty food. The menu has a variety of tempting dishes. Efficient friendly service rounds out the dining experience.

Thank magnunes
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had a dinner birthday there with daughter son-in law and grand children, first time out for the grandchildren to nice restaurant!, The grandkids aged 3 and 1 were kids. Seating was accommodating, as was the VERY ATTENTIVE waitress! we apologized for the mess we left...More

Thank jcdreams2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Excellent food, service, and outside patio. They even have a mini-golf course adjacent to the property!

Thank gtharp
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16 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302-4201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-365-7225
  • E-mail
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