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The Block House Cafe

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301 Main St, Dayton, OR 97114-9792
+1 503-864-8412
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Tue - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Broussard, Louisiana
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here two days in a row while visiting wine country. Food is very well prepared, service good, kitchen appeared VERY neat and clean. We really enjoyed it here.

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Thank Suzanne K
Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went there for lunch, and we were quite satisfied. Our server, Beth, was about as nice as a human being could be, and she brought the food without much wait. I ordered a BLT, and it was excellent. You know how they make BLTs these days: swimming in mayonnaise and gloppy to the max? It wasn't like that. The... More 

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Thank Gordon T
South Lake Tahoe
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went with a group of 15 ladies and everyone enjoyed their food. I really liked that they let us each come to the cash register to pay for our food instead of trying to split the check. I'm not sure if that's a normal routine or not.

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Thank captain_tahoe_steve
Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

While this location is a bit off of the beaten path, they are a great casual cafe to grab a bite at. They are much less crowded than Red Hills Market and they have good variety. Their burger is the best in the area and it has a comfortable atmosphere.

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Thank Ryanwineguy
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This one of the only restaurants around this area and worth every bite! Had the chicken and avocado sandwich, so good and staff really really nice!

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Thank Shannonsassy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had breakfast there which was very good and the price wasn't too bad. It used to be a church but was converted into a restaurant. It's quaint and cozy and we highly recommend it. We plan on going there again the next time we stay at The Vintages Trailer Resort in the area.

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Thank Star B
Damascus, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at The Vintages for a fun getaway and decided to stop at the Block House Cafe in Dayton instead of the Babica Hen (our go to breakfast stop) because it was only a couple of minutes away. Overall, it was a pretty uninspiring place. The history and ambiance is pretty good and I appreciated the... More 

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Thank John B
Salem, Oregon
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We ate here for dinner and breakfast as it was close to where we were staying and they do a great job. My salad was delicious and fresh and my breakfast yummy. The interior is a bit "stark" so they could work on that, but the service was great and it is definitely on my places to stop list in... More 

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Thank Ollie201550
Dayton, Oregon
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Love the home-style breakfast. Classic American eats with efficient, kind and thoughtful service. Make a reservation if you have a group of four or more in the late morning so you get seated quickly. The whiskey rootbeer float is amazing for those leisurely brunch days.

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Thank MichelleWaz05
Oregon
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138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Have eaten here a couple of times now and love this building and ambiance. Friendly staff and really good cafe food. Very reasonable prices. Beer, wine and some cocktails available. Wonderful Caravan coffee. These folk have achieved the right combination for success.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Main St, Dayton, OR 97114-9792
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 503-864-8412
Description
The Block House Cafe is located in the Dayton First Baptist church constructed in 1886. The church has undergone a sensitive and meticulous restoration with an addition on the back (kitchen). The Block House Cafe serves breakfast and lunch with dinners and later hours on Friday nights. Come and enjoy our signature cinnamon roll pancakes or a hand pressed burger with local grass fed beef. Our espresso is locally roasted in Newberg, Oregon and all of our dishes are prepared fresh and to order.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?