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Word of Mouth

140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
+1 503-930-4285
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (140 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is packed Wed-Sun (closed Mon/Tue). The menu is varied and portions are plenty. They offer a full bar with coffee drinks. The decor in the women's restroom is beautifully different. Parking can be tricky as the lot is extremely small and the antiquen...More

Thank ElizabethP999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chefs are the owners, probably why the food is so absolutely amazing. So far I've been unable to finish the really large plates of food that they serve. The atmosphere is eclectic and wonderful. We try to make Word of Mouth a weekly event...More

Thank Lafayette P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to wait but it's worth it. The food choices are not your traditional restaurant fare - creative and a real taste treat. Portions are plentiful, can easily take some home. Small space but you can still have a conversation. Take a trip to...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like this place, it’s got really good food. Can’t go wrong on what you order. It’s extremely busy. What I like to do is order my food to go and walk in past the line, pick up my food and go! Try it out!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

when it comes to good food, good prices, locally owned/operated ... this is the place. I've always had the best meals here. Don't let the outside fool you. It may be located in an old house, but the owners care about their food and their...More

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Food was good however the portions are to large, we hate seeing food wasted. Smaller menu options would be nice. If you are seated upstarts seems you are forgotten....

Thank trwag260
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

No 5star today 😎. Greasy potatoes and Way Too Much breading on steak! Another guest commented on how much breading was on the steak...made a good meal only so so..

Thank SsgD
Reviewed April 3, 2018

If you are looking for the best breakfast of your life, go here! I found this based on other reviews and so happy I did. I can't stop talking about it, and we don't even live in this city! I can't wait to go back....More

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended this place. The portions were huge and the homemade food was unbelievable. Definitely highly recommended!!!

Thank jlm777
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Word of Mouth doesn't begin to describe what awaits inside for the patient diner. Patient, I say, because the facility is small and the seating limited. So during peak dining, it is not unusual to sit it out on the enclosed front porch of this...More

1  Thank Clyde346
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
No. The building predates ADA capabilities.
Jennifer F
10 March 2017|
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Response from Mur S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but you will have to contact them. Is dog friendly important to you? I can add that to my reviews.
30 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-930-4285
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