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Word of Mouth

140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
+1 503-930-4285
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  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hearty food. Always a bit crowded but worth the wait! Breakfast, brunch or lunch. Great omelets and burgers. Coffee or wine.

Thank jenoday1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Word of Mouth is hands down the best breakfast in town if you are willing to wait to get seated. However, going solo isn't a bad idea as you can get seated at the bar pretty quickly. My absolute favorite menu item is the Flying...More

Thank ckosuzuki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food good atmosphere and service. Menu held something for everyone and reasonably priced. Never had a bad experience at this establishment

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the lines scare you off. This place is well worth the wait. Best corn beef hash I've ever tasted and the omelette's are to die for! Come hungry!!

Thank TaunBaun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow...outstanding...total 5-Star breakfast. So to begin with, I am not a patient guy and I don't ever like having to wait more than 5-10 minutes at a restaurant...and I read (and heard) that Word of Mouth was the best breakfast in Salem but there was...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expect to wait, but this place is amazing. Great food, great service, and really good Bloody Marys. Been here a few times and will be back again when in town.

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first find using the TripAdvisor app and what a gem! Great breakfast and service from Bruce.will stop by again next time I'm in wine country!

Thank Frankfrank1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Word of Mouth was very crowded the day of our visit. We were told that there would be a 45-60 minute wait. The wait was well worth it. First of all, this is such a super cool place! The decor was eclectic with a touch...More

Thank MRO_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute themed restaurant and incredible food. Friend had cinnamon roll pancakes. All four of us sampled and left with a sugar high. Hamburger was extremely good as was prime rib sandwich. Ladies, Don’t miss the adorable restroom.

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First the negatives, long waits (no reservations), and steps. BUT IT IS WORTH THE WAIT! The menu is definitely not Dennys, the selection is excellent as is the quality. I haven't found anything on the menu that I wouldn't recommend.

Thank Neil M
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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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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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