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690 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9659
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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

A wonderful, well stocked shop. Every kind of spirit you could need and the only place in town where you can get them. Wonderful staff who're well informed and extra friendly, a proprietor who is a superb combination of smart and funny and a beautifully laid out store. Perfect. Come here and make yourself happy.

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Roseburg, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Wowzer. We passed this establishment and immediately made a turn around the block and went back. It looked so inviting! What a great surprise inside. Terrific selection of wine, cheese, meats, spices, unusual beverage selection, just all kinds of stuff. We discovered this is a famous store; in business for over 50 years. They smoke their own meats. It also... More 

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oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Second or third generation operation of quality meat products and gourmet items. More a luncheonette than a restaurant. But it also has a great selection of liquor and is not a state run operation! Great community participants as well.

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Thank OregonGranma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Tourist trap for over priced picnic items. This is a wanna be meat market catering to tourists. You can find many of the same things for less at the local food store! Buyer beware how you spend your money!!!!

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Thank Greg G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Company has been here for many years, smoked meat products made in house including hams, beef products, and jerky. Extensive wine selection, possibly the best in Jackson County. Family owned and operated.

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Felton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Didn't eat here but enjoyed browsing the store. Good jerky (tried all the samples), good jams, wine selection. A bit pricey but good stop for local food gifts for the folks back home.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Friendly service! We were able to sample some wonderful wines, meats, cheeses and even dips & sweets!

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Thank MHSR
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

We loved the smoked game foods and their jerky selection. They also have the very best sweet mustard. Samples available. Friendly with patrons. Nice small business that keeps the customer foremost. Big internet service also. Will return and return-!

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Thank SoCalMare
Jacksonville, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

The offerings a bit overpriced but the staff is friendly and they have a great liquor store. We love their jerky!

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Thank piratejani
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Gary West Meats has been an institution in Jacksonville since gold was first discovered...I think. This is the gourmet jerky you have always heard of but not been able to find until now. Beef, Buffalo, Elk jerky are all good. I like to take a piece and heat it in the microwave for about 10 seconds and eat it. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9659
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Jacksonville
Description
While this is a store and deli, it is also has a sit-down eatery called the "Great Locavore Grill", with indoor and patio seating.

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