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Word of Mouth

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140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
+1 503-930-4285
Wed - Sun 06:45 - 15:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Haven't been here for awhile but would like to revisit. I remember great food, service and lovely atmosphere. Sometimes there's a wait list, but worth it.

Thank Rosalyn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everytime I go home to visit I have to come here. Their mimosas are amazing along with a delicious meal. It's a taste of home with a gourmet flare.

Thank Stefani A
Salem, Oregon
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, Amazing and did I forget to say Amazing. I don’t need to write a book to tell you how good this place is. There’s usually a long wait because it’s worth it. On the flip side, maybe I should lie and say it’s not so good so the you won’t go and the line will be shorter (joking).

Thank acdogdcdog
Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is small, and at times hard to be seated. The coffee is some of the best in Salem, though! The incredible flying biscuit is my favourite thing here, aside from the coffee. It's massive! Which is true for almost everything on the menu. Definitely go for the fruit as your side instead of potatoes, because you can't finish... More 

Thank J-Man-75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must go to when in Salem! The food is great! The portions are very large so my husband and I often share one order.

Thank Ansje55
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a foodie. I have eaten at great places all over the country and this place is at the top. Their cinnamon roll pancake was probably one of the top 3 breakfast dishes I have ever had. I also had the corn beef hash and creme brûlée French toast. Both were very good. There will be a wait when... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

It has been a couple weeks since I ate at this charming little bistro, and my family is still talking about how amazing the meal was! There are very generous servings and the food was perfectly seasoned. The biscuits and gravy, vegetarian hash, and cinnamon roll pancake are all delicious. Our wait time was only about 10-15 minutes, but we... More 

Thank vordersg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat...but not of you are in a hurry. Good food. Good prices. But allow 1-2 hours to eat.

Thank Mimis_NW_Adventures
Salem, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

WOM is hands down the best breakfast establishment I have EVER been to. Well, my husband and I get takeout from WOM every time. I have eaten in the restaurant once, ordered take out dozens of times. (The wait for a table can be HOURS.) The Creme Brûlée French Toast is beyond crazy amazing!! Can't go wrong with anything on... More 

Thank MsHooch
corvallis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Word of Mouth Bistro is a little out of the way but oh so worth it. The best food in Salem- hands down. and be ready to bring about half of your meal home for the most amazing leftovers you will ever have. I love the Corned Beef Hash and Prime Rib Hash and you will never find a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 17th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-930-4285

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