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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“cowboy salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
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11 - 20 of 80 reviews

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
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

By far the best restaurant in Grant County! Brenda and the gang always serve up a great tasting meal, and the portions are large too, will satisfy any appetite. The atmosphere and decor takes you back a 100 years. Always friendly and fast service to...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wife and I went out while the kids needed a break from us, or was it the other way around? Chose this place because of the reviews and frankly the name hooked me. We had a nice meal with very friendly staff.

Thank DAN S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I really liked this place. They had just sat a large party before we came in. They told us, "We can't help you, our kitchen will be really backed up, so your food would take a long time to come out". We asked if we...More

Thank Rick_in_Ohio
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The burgers are huge! Over 1/2 pound of beef. Usually I prefer thinner patties but this was such good beef, thick was great. Intimate atmosphere in a small restaurant with pleasant service.

Thank mikeandlindaSeattle
Reviewed 12 October 2016

After a long day on the road, I searched for "best food" in John Day on Trip Advisor. I saw that Snaffle Bit Dinner House received good reviews so my husband and I decided to give it a try, (we were both wondering what in...More

Thank gumbysz
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have eaten here many times and the food is always fantastic. You never go away hungry, the atmosphere is great and the service is top notch.

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

....in John Day. Sounds weird but make reservations for evening cause they fill up...also except the conversation to start with what they don't have, which saves some time but is a bit humorous after a time or two. They also pour really big drinks so...More

Thank redrover62
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great soup and salad for dinner at an incredibly reasonable price! The short drive out of downtown John Day was well worth it!

Thank asdfglkjh
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had a very nice dinner: Warm family atmosphere, friendly service, fresh food, and good portions. We had a juicy hamburger with very nice, crispy fries and a big, fresh salad for $18.

Thank Hella N
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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