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On The Way Cafe

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395 3rd Street, Lafayette, OR
+1 503-864-4243
07:00 - 15:00
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Thu 07:00 - 13:30
Fri - Wed 07:00 - 15:00
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McMinnville, Oregon
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We enjoy meeting friends here for breakfast before we start our day. We have had lunch here as well and it's been good. They are not open for dinner though.

Thank KandyShinn
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246 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Our daughter and son in law took us there for breakfast. Things were OK until we looked into the kitchen and a little closer around the dining room. Not a pleasant sight. The food was OK but noting special.

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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Will come back for more. The food is great the service is wonderful and its on the way to the beach or Portland.

Thank Martin P
Portland, Oregon, United States
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you want a huge plate of comfort food for breakfast, this is your kind of place! Lots of chow prepared by what appears to be an ex-Army cookie. Not the nicest place to look at and the décor is a mix of old-odd stuff, but for a bellyful of biscuits & gravy and a breakfast pork chop the size... More 

Thank Glenn S
Wilsonville, Oregon
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184 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Had breakfast here this morning. Quick service and the food was good. Coffee was better than average. Eggs cooked just right and biscuits and gravy was yummy. Pancakes were large and tasty. Lots of choices on the menu. Looks like mainly local people but we drove down from Tigard to give it a try as we wanted something different than... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

On the Way Cafe is great for breakfast. The portions are large, and your coffee never gets cold. The owners pride themselves in pleasing there clientele. The cafe seems to be a favorite place for the locales. If you find yourself in this part of Oregon, the wine country. I would recommend, On The Way Cafe, for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Michael M
lafayette, or
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This is a great cozy little place for breakfast with kids or as a couple. Hot coffee and great pancakes and crispy bacon that my boys just love. Everyone is very nice and helpful. It is nice to have a great place to eat when I do not feel like cooking. A must stop.

Thank cassandra k
Wilsonville, Oregon
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

It was like eating in Grandma's kitchen! We loved the food, the very informal atmosphere, and the friendly staff. This out of the way eatery in an small out of the way town is a perfect alternative to the restaurants in the nearby McMinnville. We spoke with the cook; she is focused and professional.

Thank Edwin B
Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Standard but delicious cafe fare and comfort food can be found here. My salad was very nice, made with fresh leafy greens (not the usual iceberg stuff one often finds at roadside cafes). Our grandson ordered apple juice and was delighted to find it was homemade and oh so tasty! Our server was very friendly and attentive. The only thing... More 

Thank Leebot
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

The food was very good better then Tom's (sorry Tom) I think the one thing that could have been better was the service other them that is was great food, I just didn't feel they were that friendly is all

Thank Sumjim10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 3rd Street, Lafayette, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 503-864-4243

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?