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330 Turwer Riffle Rd, Klamath, CA 95548
707 482 8145
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hidden gem in the middle of nowhere

We found this restaurant on Yelp and decided to give it a try. It's kind of far off from route 101 to the point that we thought we must have got lost in the mountain. The restaurant appears to be part of the Steelhead motel, which doesn't look very appealing. We decided to still give it a try and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Taipei, Taiwan
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We found this restaurant on Yelp and decided to give it a try. It's kind of far off from route 101 to the point that we thought we must have got lost in the mountain. The restaurant appears to be part of the Steelhead motel, which doesn't look very appealing. We decided to still give it a try and it... More 

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Eureka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Was pleasantly surprised at the place. Out in the hills a bit. Got there just as restaurant was opening. Access is thru the bar, which has a very good feel to it. Open and airy. Dining room has about twelve tables (?) (we were a party of 12, so smaller tables were pushed together). Service was very good (which makes... More 

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Brookings, Oregon
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Service was ill-timed and inattentive. Salad was ok, served family style and plenty to go around. Simple but fresh with a choice of three dressings. Rolls looked enticing but were dry in the centers, not freshly baked. Ribs were of the steamed or boiled variety with a quick finish on the grill. One recent reviewer described it as "soggy bbq".... More 

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Crescent City, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place used to be an institution in this area for tourists and locals alike. The last couple of years the quality of the meat declined to the point where we simply would not go. Sue Madsen purchased the place after a long closure and is working very hard to get it where it was in its heyday. The most... More 

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San Clemente, California
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Located behind the jetty (don't expect a river view) and under new mgt, the Lodge is a local institution. The outside has been nicely re-landscaped and the inside bar area is hip, well-decorated and fun, with a lively bartender and friendly local and tourist crowd. If they serve bar food, I'd stop there, as once through the doors, you're back... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Make a reservation as space is limited. Great smoked barbecue dinners steak, Chicken, Ribs.

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

So disappointed to drive 2 hours from Gold Beach, OR while on vacation to eat their delicious alder smoked ribs only to turn right around. We had a great dinner back in GB but it wasn't the same as Steelhead Lodge. We loved this place and its history while it was open but now we don't know when we can... More 

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Eureka, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I have been to Steelhead lodge many times over the years. I live in Humboldt county and it is legend here. Love the whole place and am currently planning a trip to take folks who have never been there. Its one of the best spots to take my out of town guests for a treat.

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Crescent City, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

The ribs are to die for! !! Love the bbq sauce. Also addicted to the rib eye. Be sure to have a margarita while your here! They are huge! Owners are awesome people and staff is friendly.

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Crescent City, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Doesn't get better than this. Want a friendly repose at a fabulous bar? Want to follow cocktails with the best ribs you've eaten in awhile? This is a unique restaurant, managed by a terrific husband/wife team. Superb dining for friends, fishermen, and travelers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 330 Turwer Riffle Rd, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Klamath
  • Phone Number: 707 482 8145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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