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Snaffle Bit Dinner House

830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
+1 541-575-2426
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“cowboy salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was friendly & helpful, even at the busy eclipse viewing time. Food was great--I had a taco salad which was tasty & plentiful. Hubby had a baked potato with a creamy chicken topping which he said was one of the best things he'd ever...More

Thank texafornian66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for steak. Large portion, reasonable prices, friendly staff, and delicious food. Make reservations.

Thank krg999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They don't usually serve breakfast, but thankfully, the Eclipse was in town!! The food was spectacular! Serving sizes were large enough for two people to share and the scrambled eggs...holy cow! Best ever! Biscuits were the fluffiest I've ever had and gravy was peppery and...More

Thank mrsbabyboa
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I make sure that I take any visitors to the Snaffle Bit. The folks that run it are friendly and the food is fabulous...

Thank 622theresay
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The people of John Day are the best in the world. Down to earth and friendly. The food and décor at this place like walking into a western town. Only the food was not from a chuck wagon. It was top notch. Tell them Donna...More

Thank MolokaiSue
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We always look forward to visiting Snaffle Bit when we're in John Day. It's a great family restaurant where everyone is friendly - including other customers - and the food is always good. The steaks, salads and margaritas are very good and everything is made...More

1  Thank Teline48
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is consistently great! This is my go to when I visit. I love the salads and attention to detail. The above is great and friendly.

Thank coloradoklm
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stumbled across this place while driving 26. Best chili I've had in a long time! Great steaks. Extensive menu.

Thank Rachael V
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Recently the Chief decided to visit so a must 'eat' was the Snaffle Bit. From the rustic western decor to the hearty steaks and more than ample sides - - the only thing better than the food and drink was the exceptional service. Many thanks...More

1  Thank oregonwanderers2016
Reviewed 23 November 2016

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor decided to try this place for dinner. It was also recommended by a butcher down the street as the only place for miles that serves certified Angus beef. We went in on the Tuesday of Thanksgiving week without...More

Thank Joan C
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5 June 2017|
Response from Teline48 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but I would check with the restaurant for sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-2426
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