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Sassy Onion

1244 State St, 97301, Salem, OR 97301-4155
+1 503-378-9180
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1244 State St, 97301, Salem, OR 97301-4155
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting this restaurant and we were very impressed. Service was excellent from the friendly waitress and it was a real plus when she left a small pot of coffee on the table for refills. First time we have encountered that in a long,...More

Thank 1stimer_11
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was one of two choices for breakfast myself and my friends who were showing me around Salem for breakfast. The other place (forget the name) was solidly booked out and there was a long wait, so we came here instead. A great place! Buzzy...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Lots of breakfast choices and good egg selections. Mixed berries french toast with marionberry syrup is the best!

Thank LAViktor
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This place is very busy, couple of mile from I-5 in Salem, Oregon. You won't be able to eat all in an order from eggs, to breakfast meats, to pancakes, to waffles. The servings are large and delicious. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. You can get...More

Thank Stroll2Eat
Reviewed 21 August 2017

this place was SUPER-BUSY the day after the eclipse. none of us thought the foot was anything special, but again, it was so busy maybe that is not a fair assessment. everybody was very helpful and friendly, considering the crowds they had to contend with.

Thank arizona-mark
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Great service, wholesome food in a clean restaurant..I enjoyed a peppered bacon turkey, tomato and 3 cheese sandwich which filled me up for the rest of the day. Delicious!!

Thank marywright59
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Located two blocks north of the Willamette Heritage Center, this diner was modestly priced, served large and tasty portions, and had friendly service. I had chicken salad wrap which came with a side salad and slice of French bread for $9.50. My wife had a...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

First time at this breakfast/ lunch spot. Two of us ordered the chicken bento bowl ( wok fried chicken and veggies with steamed rice and dipping sauces) and were impressed with the perfectly done fresh vegetables- neither over or undercooked! And perfect rice. A couple...More

Thank Ida M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This place had been on our radar for quite a while. Finally got there. It was a little after 1 PM on a Saturday, very busy and VERY LOUD inside. The service and food coming to our table was fairly quick, but definitely not fast...More

Thank oregoncoasters
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Hubby has celiac disease and I also eat gluten free. This place understands cross contamination and does a great job! Loved the gf onion rings and sandwiches. Everything was delicious and fresh. Staff was very nice and welcoming. Would love to try this place for...More

Thank LodiDazzles
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Nearby Attractions
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.38 km away
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1.18 km away
Willamette Heritage Center
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.25 km away
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.30 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1244 State St, 97301, Salem, OR 97301-4155
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-378-9180
  • E-mail
Breakfast and lunch restaurant. Mainly famous for breakfast. Also a catering service, but they have a public, very popular restaurant.
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