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Snaffle Bit Dinner House

$$ - $$$
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830 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845-1057
+1 541-575-2426
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Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always good food and great service. My favorites are steak, and the chicken delight sandwich. The drinks are always great here!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Snaffle Bit is the best restaurant in Grant County. Food is fresh and well-seasoned with ample portion sizes. We haven't tried the new breakfast menu but their lunches and dinners are excellent. They have a great salad menu and the broccoli cheese soup is the best. Snaffle Bit has more than just steaks - the Malibu Chicken, Salmon and... More 

Thank Angie L
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177 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Ate here with a group of 25 golf friends while in John Day to play in a weekend golf tournament. It was certainly a highlight of the weekend. While they specialize in steak dinners which many in our party raved about, I found the salmon I ordered with a baked potato along with an asparagus side to be outstanding. The... More 

Thank durf1
Central Oregon, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I have been to the Snaffle Bit several times. They serve the best food of any restaurant in town with competitive prices! Very family friendly and the employees are really nice.

Thank 1ConcernedDad
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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118 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday night for a meal with family. The restaurant was fairly busy but they accommodated us and seated us in a courtyard to the rear of the restaurant. The area is beautiful, at the base of a hill with a natural stream or creak cascading gently down. We ordered two rib eye steaks, a steak salad... More 

Thank Flare-n-me
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The service is always great. Food is super awesome. Has a small little bar inside. You just can't go wrong at this place.

Thank sheldon05
Lake Stevens, Washington
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Another fabulous recommendation from fellow travelers on TripAdvisor! After a 12+ hour drive in Eastern Oregon heat pulling into the Snaffle Bit Dinner House was quite a god-sent. This is a quirky little dinner restaurant in John Day that serves the best dinner! There is outdoor seating, but I prefered to eat indoors out of the warm evening heat. I... More 

Thank traveling_with_kathy
Rhododendron, Oregon, USA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Our waiter, Chris was fun and very knowledgeable of what was happening! The food was amazing and.....just a very cute restaurant!

2 Thank krasmor
Prineville, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

The best friendliness place in Oregon, family friendly, great food great service. Should be everyones first choice for food and great service.

2 Thank 3cowkids3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?