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Stubborn Mule

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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104 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8435
+1 541-432-6853
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Seattle, WA
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

On a Saturday night during our stay in Joseph we had the Prime Rib Dinner that the Stubborn Mule offers on Saturday nights. One of the best prime rib dinners ever. The prime rib appeared to be close to 1# and came with mashed potatoes (other types were available), salad, a vegetable and a texas toast type offering. This dinner... More 

Thank PaintHorseLady
Joseph, Oregon
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a split business with family dining on one side and tavern on the other. burgers, steaks and bar food. Casual

Thank D W
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The Thursday surf N Turf special was absolutely amazing. Highly recommended and just $28 for a couple. We've raised beef for years and are very picky about steaks. No need to worry here folks, none at all. The Prime Rib spends 6 hours in the smoker so you might want to try it as well.

Thank Kent G
oregon coast
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232 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

When we arrived we looked around for a table. A waiter passed by us a couple of times but did not make any attempt to be helpful. We found a table and were ably assisted by our waitress. I ordered the reuben because thats what I always order. Sweety got a burger. The portions were enormous but ... My reuben... More 

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White Rock B.C. Canada
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The Stubborn Mule pub is one of the better places to eat in Joseph. We have eaten there many times and is usually good and prices fair. The pub is on the main drag across from the Indian Lodge. Pool tables food music it's all good. Be cool have fun.

Thank Doug C
Joseph, Oregon
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Definitely a place to go back to. It is a casual atmosphere but the food is great. The menu has a lot of great choices. I have tried many and have not been disappointed yet. 5 stars from me.

Thank pers0nalview
Portland, OR
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We left. However, if you like crowds, noise and big steaks, you might like this place and hit them on a night when the wait staff are not exhausted the food might be good.

Thank oregontraveler51
Pendleton, Oregon
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The town was busy, and this place was not, so we stopped. The waitress ignored us most of the time once our food arrived. The food was decent but nothing too exciting.

Thank Velda A
Elko, Nevada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Recommended place for us out of state visitors. We drove 3 hours to get to Joseph and were hungry to say the least. We stopped in around noon on a Saturday and it was pretty quiet. We sat in the bar area. Great service! Got our drink order immediately and we placed our food order not too long after that.... More 

Thank luvtoteach2233
West Malling, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived to find a fairly large group already eating - but space was found and drinks quickly arrived. (Good beers in here, by the way, with a good descriptive beer menu). Food is also good and very substantial, no starters needed. Finally, 10/10 to our waitress who was running to keep up with demand - but she said that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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
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?