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102 Richardson St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6271
530-273-0763
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good first impression

Went here on the recommendation of a shop worker in town. Good call! Thai chicken wrap was delish and wife was happy with her french toast with strawberries. Everything coming out of the kitchen looked amazing, too. Solid service as well. Will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
criticaltravelwriter
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Sacramento, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Went here on the recommendation of a shop worker in town. Good call! Thai chicken wrap was delish and wife was happy with her french toast with strawberries. Everything coming out of the kitchen looked amazing, too. Solid service as well. Will return.

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Grass Valley, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

For my money, this is the best place for breakfast in Grass Valley. Between this place, and their sister location in Nevada City and my other favorite breakfast spot, Ike's Quarter Cafe -- we have some amazing options up here! Their food is imaginative and very tasty. If you're looking for just plain eggs and bacon, perhaps this is not... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We used to live in Grass Valley and Nevada City and relied on the South Pine for consistently good food. As vegans looking for healthy options, we could always count of this place. The food is incredible and whether you have special dietary needs or enjoy a traditional meal, South Pine delivers. The two locations offer an in-town vibe and... More 

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Grass Valley
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great selection of Hamburgers. The food is very tasty, and the eating area is in a "funky" setting. The management is very accommodating. A fun place to have lunch with a good selection of dishes.

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Paradise, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My wife and I stopped here en-route to Reno, Nevada and had brunch, we both had the "Blackstone Benedict." Eggs Benedict is one of our go to breakfast/brunch dishes, and without a doubt this is the best we have eaten, anywhere in the world. Apart from the usual fixins, the thick cut bacon was delish, but the star of the... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

this is the go to breakfast haunt when you want a hearty healthy breakfast...but be prepared to wait on a weekend because everyone else in town agrees and has therie name on the waiting list!

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Juneau
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I ate here for the first time and thought it was very good. The menu is very specific--not your standard Waffle House fare. If you can find something you like you won't be disappointed. I had the carne asada and eggs. It was served with potatoes, tortillas and pico de gallo. My dining partner got the veggie potato boat with... More 

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Petaluma, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Old school cafe style service and locations with a varied and different menu. Very busy at both locations but well worth the wait. Cash or local checks only - no cards.

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were there on a very crowded morning but were seated promptly and no waiting for service, so I'm surprised at the negative reviews to that effect. We had excellent service and the food was amazing. My husband ordered the "Super Sampler" and I ordered the "Portabella Scramble" and they both were delicious. They were beautifully, appealing plates of food... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I have to agree with other reviews. The service was absolutely horrible. It took twenty minutes for someone to take our order and 45 minutes to get our food. No lie...45 minutes! We had a seat by the open kitchen. We saw two young men goofing around when they should have been busting their butt making the food. I felt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Richardson St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6271
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: 530-273-0763

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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