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The Outpost

201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
+1 541-575-0250
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“breakfast” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Friendly staff. Very reasonable. The huckleberry pancakes were great. Also had sausage and eggs and of course, coffee.

Thank krg999
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place was through the parking lot of the hotel we stayed at. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a gift shop and a bar. It also has an ice cream counter! I stopped in early and got coffee to go. We ate dinner there...More

Thank tami d
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were just traveling through so selected this place mostly because it was right on the main highway through town. We ordered Pizza's as this seemed to be their specialty. I have the "meat lovers" in their "personal" size. It was plenty of food, and...More

Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The chef's love of food shows in everything we've ordered. Been here 3 times and it is always good. Friendly staff, casual Oregon at its finest. Stop in for a bite.

Thank Good_As_Gone_4Now
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel staff. The food was awesome, large portions and good prices. Had a drink also excellent. Staff friendly service was fast.

Thank weareOregonians
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Conveniently located in the middle of town, this place has a number of options including a bar, family restaurant and ice cream stand. Service is good. The menu offers many options and the food is good.

Thank Gl0bal_guru
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at 3:30 pm, but hadn't eaten since breakfast so were hungry. Managed to get a gluten free meal thanks to helpful server and willing cook. The frozen veggies were okay, but slightly overcooked. Steak was done right and quite tender. Salad was unexciting,...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We were on a road trip,to a family reunion in Idaho. This was our first stop for the night. We stayed at the nearby Great Western. The Outpost was walking distance, very close...we were greeted as we came in, and sports were on the various...More

Thank Morcella
Reviewed 19 June 2017

While checking in at the Best Western in John Day, the front desk clerk recommended The Outpost restaurant. It was an easy walk from the hotel. We were seated promptly and offered beverages. My husband had a sirloin steak and I had the BBQ Bronc...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The menu is varied, plenty of different choices. His burger was a thick, hand-formed patty and he thought it was excellent. I had a 5 oz. garlic steak. The garlic was a bit strong for me, but it was still tasty. The veggies were very...More

Thank imawandrer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  John Day
  • Phone Number: +1 541-575-0250
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