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The Riffle Cafe

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450 Merlin Rd, Merlin, OR 97532-9701
+1 541-471-7000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I loved their food! Husband had their biscuits and gravy (one of the best he ever had). I had the veggie omelet and pancake. Very clean and tasty! Great service is a bonus! Everything locally sourced an extra bonus! The menu head something for everyone!

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Thank Laurie C
Hood River, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a delicious, home cooked breakfast before going on a river trip. We were served very quickly, the food was delicious and our server was lovely.

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Thank mady larry b
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Small town family owned feel, good variety, fast friendly service and easy to find. My first choice before a day on the river.

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Thank James J
Grants Pass, Oregon
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Everything is local and non gmo I believe. Breakfast, lunch or dinner you can't go wrong. We love eating in or grabbing it to go! Great burgers :)

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Thank Abbigale E
Merlin, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I like this restaurant. Pleasant atmosphere and the staff are very congenial too. Good portions, quick service. Breakfast are great and their burgers are big!

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Thank robin s
Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This little cafe in Merlin has the best food around. Everything is made from scratch and is super fresh. The eggs are from a local farm. I have eaten there several times and it has never disappointed. Have gone there with groups and everyone loved there meals. Funky Hawaiian decor adds to the Merlin vibe. Breakfast served until 5 PM.... More 

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Thank CarolLake69
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

While I can't boast foodie status I am a bit of a food snob. I remember this diner from my childhood, smokey and greasy. However, I recently tried it out again and was pleasantly surprised. The menu was delightful, most items named after local places and Rapids on the river making the whole experience fun. The food was great and... More 

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Thank Crystal G
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We enjoyed our dinner so much that we came back from breakfast, even though we usually just have cereal in our room when travelling. The burgers are great.

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Thank LittleHink
Keizer, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was a GREAT start to a fabulous trip! Alot of food and a nice visit with people who weren't friends - yet. Everythinig was wonderful!

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Thank Audrey B
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stopped here on a Rogue raft trip. Good food, nice people. Had the Rib eye breakfast steak, really pretty good. Good menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Merlin Rd, Merlin, OR 97532-9701
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Merlin
  • Phone Number: +1 541-471-7000

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