The Space

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 5 reviews )

1128 Edgewater St NW, Salem, Oregon, USA, 97304

An all-vegan restaurant, bar and performance venue. The lounge atmosphere provides a comfortable space for conversation and connection of locals and travelers alike, whether inside or on the patio and deck. Live music events are the specialty and the sound is without comparison in the local area. Open Tue-Sun 4:00pm-1:00am. Check calendar events to confirm hours.

Categories: Vegan, International, Western, Take-out

5 Reviews

First Review by veganarchafeminist

I can't say enough about The Space! - Edit

They are amazing! Very friendly and wonderful staff! Food is phenomenal! And they just expanded their menu! Live music. Bar. Inside and outside seating! Bomb burgers! Totchos! Vegan cheese! Just absolutely wonderful!

Pros: all VEGAN!!! :)

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You want to show people began food isn't gross.. Get non vegan food on the menu. At least appetizers - Edit

So I was with a large group... 10 to be exact we all ordered none of us finished. I took one bite and gave it back... We all ordered different stuff. One of these reviews the comment back states that it is to show that vegan food is good to. I beg a differ... Really need to find a new way to bring non vegans in if that's your goal... They place is cool. The concept is cool. The food is disgusting. I ordered a quesadilla with " sour cream" and the cheese poured out with the first bite and the sour cream taste like Plato... It was so gross.. I gave it back and he said what was wrong and I told him that same thing and he said well this particular dish is made for kids and I was like so it's spose to taste like Plato and be overly melted to liquid? Everyone else ordered a burger the bbq nachos and other things as well. None of us could eat any of it

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awesome - Edit

the food was amazing. service was friendly and it had a funky fun environment.

Pros: 100% vegan

Cons: late hours

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VegetativeState 07 Sep 2017 - Thank you!  

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Only real vegan place in Salem - Edit

But, not very outwardly friendly to customers walking in for a meal. Seem more focused on the music venue. Since this is the only place around, I would think they would focus more on the menu and gathering vegan people there. The food was great for what they had. There are soooo many options in Eugene, Corvallis and Portland, so you would think they would/could take advantage of this in Salem If they don't, then they will lose business. We have been there three times in the last few months, and each time, felt we were an afterthought to their culture going on there. Maybe another vegan place will open, and that will be the end of that....or they could improve.

Pros: Vegan only

Cons: Dark, Limited menu, Not too welcoming

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VegetativeState 07 Sep 2017 - Yes, we are a music venue. We are owned and operated by musicians, and we regularly have music events. The chef and I are also 16 yr+ vegans and know exactly how little support there is in Salem for a vegan restaurant. We could have never done this as purely a restaurant and it is only now that so many omnivores come to shows that word has spread that we have one of the best moderately priced places to eat for anyone in town. Our mission is not just to feed vegans, but to feed everyone together and let everyone know that vegan food isn't scary or gross. Please check out the expanded menu for many new food options if you are interested in supporting what we have to offer.  

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The Space is The Place for Community Music & Vegan Eats! - Edit

I recently moved from Oregon to Washington. I regret no longer being near The Space. I went to a show there recently and it was a spectacular set up with live music in a welcoming environment that acts like a house show with a full bar combined with an outdoor patio area featuring open sky, trees and a resident opossum(s). The delicious food comes from the only vegan establishment for a 30-mile radius and it's well worth the trek! It tastes just like home cooking. Omnivores approve of the eats when checking out a show or being on-tour. I highly recommend The Space whenever the opportunity to check out a show or dine presents itself...

Updated from previous review on 2016-10-07

Pros: Friendly people, Live local and touring bands, Nightlife!

Cons: Not open all the time, Not at all ages after 9pm.They're trying for 10pm., City of Salem should but hasn't promoted The Space

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VegetativeState 07 Oct 2016 - Thanks for the review veganarchfeminist! One small correction, minors are welcome until 9pm, we would like to get that extended to 10pm though.  

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