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137 se Front st., Prairie City, OR 97820
+1 541-820-4778
12:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The service was outstanding, but the food was mediocre. Chips and salsa were plain. The carne asada was bland and mild, the meat slightly overdone. My seafood chimichanga was okay but could have used something to make it a bit more creatively tasty. Portion size was good and the food is fine, just not what I would consider any better... More 

Thank Lily L
Salem, Oregon
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116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Friendly staff make this a comfortable stop for lunch or dinner. The food is well prepared considering it is hard to find authentic Mexican cheese this far out. The beans and rice are good and the salad was good as well. they serve the coldest beer I have found in a very frozen mug which delighted me on a 95... More 

Thank twobuttes
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeout. Got plenty of food for a reasonable price, well packaged to keep things warm. Solid but not spectacular Mexican food.

Thank Poorboy52
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were happy to find Maria's during an overnight stop in Prairie City. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Service was good. We will be back.

Thank Jodi B
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I love everything at Maria's! Taco Tuesday is my favorite! Authentic Mexican, best I EVER tasted! When I want to stuff myself I order Fajitas, Shrimp and Beef come out sizzling hot with rice, beans and tortillas! I never liked Flan until I tasted it here! Well, worth the drive from anywhere in Grant County!

Thank Lydia J
Moscow, Idaho
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

I didn't want fancy. After a day of hiking, I wanted food that would come soon, be predictable, fill the belly. Maria's came through! I had the Tuesday special, a chicken enchilada. I liked it. I like this place. You should eat here when you're passing through Prairie City. Nice Mexican tunes were playing on the sound system, and when... More 

1 Thank Passowilli
John Day, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Good food, I will be returning again. The large nachos with everything on them is more then most couples could eat, so Take a friend or two to share this meal. (Do not try and take one on by yourself) Good price for all that you get.

1 Thank Paula L
John Day, Oregon
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

I enjoyed the tilapia dinner for my first visit to Maria's restaurant. The crust was very thin and light, with good flavor. I've not cooked it at home before. The guacamole side portion was plenty and very well flavored also. I'd like to have the fajitas next time I come to Prairie City's Maria Restaurant.

1 Thank Virginia M
Portland, Oregon
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

In this small town in Eastern Oregon, finding places to eat are few! We ate here and found it clean and with a very friendly server but the food was average with not a lot of flavor. We had the enchilada and mini toco salad with a side of guacamole.

Thank dvick_or
John Day, Oregon
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Friendly service, great chili rellenos, wonderful tacos, delicious steak fajitas, excellent salsas and always fresh and homemade! Everything you want in a Mexican restaurant is here in a beautiful small town atmosphere!

1 Thank LydiaTinkerbelle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 se Front st., Prairie City, OR 97820
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Prairie City
  • Phone Number: +1 541-820-4778

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