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The Outpost

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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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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast (recommended by the local hotel staff), and were not disappointed. It wasn't fantastic but it was good; the service was pleasant; and the price was fair.

Thank Rachael V
Hood River, Oregon
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Started with a good beer, wine and cocktail menu. Menu offered something for everyone. I had a burger and it was very good.

Thank Tim J
Warwick, New York
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stopped in for lunch in this small town. They have a large menu. We ordered sandwiches and they were delish. The interior was very comfy western decor and looked very new and clean. This seems to be a family owned place and they really care for it well. They have a little trinket store in the front, a large bar... More 

Thank DJ7933
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

All the meals we had at the outpost were good. The bisquits and gravy were good, omelets, good, scrambles, good. I think the star of the morning meal was the funny face pancakes for the kids!

Thank rraschio
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. I had a French Dip loaded with tender flavorful meat. My dining partner enjoyed her cheese burger, rating it amongst one of the best she's had. Our server was fun and friendly.

Thank Kathleen T
Whidbey Island, Washington
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in John Day, Oregon, for two days and ate at The Outpost three times--twice for breakfast and once for dinner. We were happy to find The Outpost, since this is a small town and we didn't know what to expect in the way of restaurants. The Outpost has a large selection for breakfast and we were more than... More 

Thank Worrygrandma
Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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248 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped here based on reviews. Yes, they do have a good breakfast menu selection and the food was very good. The service was also prompt and friendly. Its a nice clean restaurant with a nice atmosphere. I would stop here again!

Thank William D
Portland, Oregon
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had a great breakfast experience, it was perfect for 2 families traveling together. The food was hot and out in a flash, drinks filled and a fun waitress. The service was really great. Would stop again.

Thank cshowalter
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398 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

we walk it was clean we were greeted and sat quickly we place our order and received it just fine but once our order came we never heard from our sever again we ran out of soda and water and were in desperate need of liquid . When they finally did come by they did not acknowledge our empty drinks... More 

Thank simpleyme
Albany, Oregon
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had dinner one night and then breakfast the next morning. Large portions, excellent service. Definitely a great place to stop!

Thank kayroth

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?