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Best Little Roadhouse

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
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1145 Commercial Street S.E., Salem, OR 97302
+1 503-365-7225
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love eating at the Best Little Roadhouse! Everything I have eaten there is delicious - caesar salad, tortilla soup, pulled pork sandwich, chicken quesadilla; not to mention their drink concoctions! Best Little Tea and Best Little Punch are always a hit - although I would like a bit more of a kick ;) Last night my friend and I... More 

Thank Jenna W
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We eat here when visiting family in Salem & have never not liked it. Outstanding service, food, ambiance--this place has it all. Roundup & Momo's Southern burger were our choices this time. You can have sweet potato fries for a $2.00 up charge, which we always do. I tried Gilgamesh Brewing Mamba beer for the 1st time--it's hopless w/a 1... More 

Thank Ann K
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's better places around, there's more robust tap lists around, however, Best Little Road House is always a safe family friendly stop for dinner and drinks. When it's nice outside, they even have an 18 hole miniauture golf course you can enjoy with or without your children. Their food is good, but nothing extravagant and I think it's priced a... More 

Thank Timothy T
Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go here - a couple of times a month at least. The appetizers are all good, the soups & salads are very good, and the entrees are all delicious. One of the best things is their rolls with honey butter - careful not to eat too many or you'll spoil your lunch/dinner. Great place for families, friends... More 

Thank Nanpan8
Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salmon caesar salad is fabulous! The rolls and honey butter are fantastic! Great service, too. I prefer the patio seating by the outdoor fireplace.

Thank rezfam4
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and was pleasantly surprised with great service and great food. The weather outside was rainy and we were seated out in the patio. It was warm and cozy with overhead heaters and a cozy fireplace. Food arrived quickly and was hot and tasty as ordered. Will definite go back again.

Thank Elaine P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a large group and even though it took a little extra time because we were such a large group it was worth it. I had the Whiskey River Salmon and it was to die for and the honey butter rolls definitely made me give up avoiding gluten for the night. I tried a pomegranate martini and it was... More 

Thank Judy A
Rosarito, Mexico
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant all the way around. All the meat dishes are excellent especially the ribs. The side dishes are good size and the rolls with butter are addicting. Plan on waiting since there is usually crowd and parking is in the nearby neighborhood for the most part. But it is worth the wait and walk. It's a good place to... More 

Thank Joe L
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, the service & the availability of seating is generally always good. They specialize in steaks & I've never been disappointed.

Thank rsthall
Sonoma, California
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here late last night with my family because of the reviews online and the recommendation from the hotel. The two stars are literally for the yummy rolls with honey butter. The service was great and very attentive... but the food was awful. Onion strings were too salty almost uneatable.. I had a salad and it was ok but nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Commercial Street S.E., Salem, OR 97302
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-365-7225

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