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“Not impressed at all, really.”

Original Roadhouse Grill
Ranked #139 of 536 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: US$10 - US$28
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Description: Original Roadhouse Grill features an authentic roadhouse menu and a down-home, fun lovin' atmosphere. You'll find peanuts served in buckets and peanut shells on the floor. Country music, classic rock and blues can be heard coming out of our jukebox. Bring in the whole family and crew in for a fun and delicious experience at an All American Steakhouse. Our signature rolls and mouth watering food cooked on our open-window grill will keep you coming back for more.
o.c. california
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Not impressed at all, really.”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We were late coming into town and settled on whatever restaurant looked decent enough, and was open. We got there one half hour before closing and were escorted into the bar area, where they didn't look that happy to see us. But the server was friendly, and the food came up quickly. The problem for me was that the bbq chicken was boring, boring boring. It tasted like bottled sauce was thrown on and it was nothing special. Wouldn't recommend, for the price.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank kayceelouise
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El Cajon, California
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worst ever”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

After a long day of driving and after checking into hotel, we went looking for a restaurant for dinner. Have been at other Roadhouse Grill restaurants so thought "how can we go wrong"....well let me tell you....first we walk in and there are several empty tables with dirty dishes all over...then one of the servers asks another server "are you still on"....then moves us to another area "are you still on"...now mind you it is only 7:50 p.m. so not real late. We finally decide to eat up in the bar area...looked like this server was the bartender, server and everything else. After finally ordering dinner hear the cook in the back "sneezing"....not good. There are three other couples in the restaurant and no food coming out. Finally the food comes out and it was "ok"...We have no idea if there was a manager or any one really in charge...after arriving at 7:50 and not leaving until 9:30 you can see how long it took to receive our order - one sandwich and one salad...not rocket scientist food! Would give a -1 if possible....DO NOT BOTHER....

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Cathy J
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Salem, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Better Deal than Outback!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Roadhouse Grill is the place for a really good steak close to home or passing through Salem. Much more reasonably priced than big name restaurants like Outback and way better cuts to boot. The atmosphere is really laid back and great place to share a pitcher of beer or soda and some mighty fine chow including tangy, fall off the bone BBQ ribs, smoked brisket, pulled pork not to mention NW catches of all kinds. Unlimited shelled peanuts to go with your poison and they don't mind the shells on the floor! Great for casual business lunches too.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank 60DayTour
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Folsom, California
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Love the Roadhouse Grill”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

For each visit we make to Salem, Oregon we eat at the Roadhouse Grill. Their menu and service is "just the best". We have been going there for years and are never disappointed.

Visited April 2014
Thank Dsthomson1969
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Salem, Oregon
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Will Never Go Back”
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

This visit was a second chance for this restaurant. In February I had gone here for lunch with a business associate. After an hour waiting and watching all the people that came in after us get their food our waitress(who had not checked on us for over 30 minutes) told us our order had been lost and she was going to put it in again. We said forget it and we walked out. The manager came after me, apologized and gave me a card with a $30 credit for next visit. Well I went back on a week night with my husband and low and behold after 30 minutes of sitting there after we placed our order our waiter came back and apologized and said our order had gotten lost but he put it in again and it would be ready in 10 minutes. We waited got our dinner and left. I will never go back again

Thank Toni5188
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