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“The King of Cheap Food”
Review of Bomb's Away Cafe

Bomb's Away Cafe
Ranked #100 of 217 Restaurants in Corvallis
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Bombs Away Cafe is the quintessential college restaurant. $5, $6, and $7 specials on full, tasty, and filling meals for lunch every day (drink included). This is the best place to go to eat fast and cheap in Corvallis. It's a pseudo-Mexican restaurant; burritos, enchiladas, and tacos are common fare. The blackened burger is very good too, though. If you're young and want an tasty lunch, nothing beats Bombs Away.

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1  Thank Quintin K
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

The restaurant is tucked away at the far west end of Monroe Ave. and if you blink you might just miss a unique opportunity for a large unbelievably inexpensive meal. With that said there are some inherent problems with Bomb's away, the first and largest is PARKING, just figure it is nonexistent and park a block or two away and walk.
The other problem would be if you choose to go at lunch or early dinner when the students are here in town, you might be waiting a bit....(worth the wait).
Another unique menu twist is that there is a sheet of specials that constantly changes. When we went there the other night looking for something that we had a month or so ago it was not available and were told that it is special and does not come around all too often.
We both ordered burgers and they were huge and perfectly done (not too many places asked how you want your burger cooked any more, and if they do, chances are they won't be right).
I can only imagine Bomb's away when it is crowded and the band is playing, they have to be rocking the ceiling.
I/We both recommend Bomb's away for that something different everyone needs now and then!

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Thank Kirt E
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Menu items between $6 - $14, but reasonable considering the portion sizes; the environment is all university. Bustling at lunch. Beer and wine served. Parking difficult, but if you are at OSU you are probably walking anyway.

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Thank NewportMania
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is the quintessential university dive restaurant. A good bit disheveled with a "different" menu using standard fare and adding a twist. The portion sizes are generous, the atmosphere well... think dorm room upset.... black ceiling with tiles missing and bunches of sound equipment hanging about....watch you step as the eating areas are on different levels.....

Thank Alan K
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

Used to be an excellent place, but was bought by people who know nothing about food. They try, but, it is a great disappointment. Greasy spoon, at best.

Thank Paul F
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