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Stubborn Mule

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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104 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8435
+1 541-432-6853
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone knew everyone except us. Vibrant, noisy, but friendly atmosphere. Huge portions. We ate in the family dining room which was a little crowded, but gave us the chance to "feel" the local vibe.

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Thank Karin P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick meal and it was amazing. Clean and courteous service. We will be back. Stop in, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Genesee-Don
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place popped up in our neighborhood not long ago and it was time to test their brunch! The $10 bottomless mimosas and a Bloody Mary greeted us on Saturday morning. The brunch menu was far from the normal boring array of Benedict and chicken waffles. I had some trouble deciding where to start. With advice from the waitress I... More 

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Thank jsmith321
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So we got into the wallowa lake lodge late an we were hungry from the drive. So we called around every one was closed. But then i called the stubborn mule. They were about to close the kitchen they said but they said they would wait for us. We showed up an they were very friendly. We ordered our food... More 

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Thank Cassierensland
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Again we returned to Stubborn Mule in Joseph, Oregon, near the foot of beautiful Wallowa Lake. This time we tried new foods, some suggested by waiter JOSH who was wonderful! Quiet demeanor, but very informative and friendly. If you are lucky enough to be there for the Stroganoff "soup" you will agree the "soup" is delicious like no other Stroganoff... More 

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Thank SBG32112
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were on a motorcycle weekend get-away with 6 couples. The Stubborn Mule is only a couple of blocks of the Indian Lodge Motel. They have a large bar , several TV's, & slot machines. Also have a separate eating area if you bring the kids. Good beer menu, as well as food.

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Thank O5551DMdavidh
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

So it was busy and service was spotty. Pretty plain decor in the dining area. Food was okay prices very reasonable.

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Thank Rob C
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice place to eat Staff and people were all very friendly Great steaks! It was a fun evening .... ....

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Thank Jodi1960
Silverton, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered burgers and drinks. The drinks came immediately and then we waited close to an hour for our burgers. They were crowded when we arrived, but most tables cleared out within a few minutes. Our waiter was attentive, just took a long time for food.

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Thank sewart01
Powell Butte, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Stubborn Mule has a bar which has a dining area and another adjacent room which is suitable for families with children. It seems the Stubborn Mule is also very popular with the locals. The service is very good. We like to stop in for "Taco Tuesdays" where fresh home made soft shell tacos are $2 each. If you're not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8435
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 541-432-6853
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Phone: 541-432-6853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?