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South Pine Cafe

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110 S Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-0260
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast/lunch

Many tasty items on menu. This is a popular eatery for locals. Get there early so you don't have a 20 min wait or don't worry about that and enjoy the Pine St ambience while waiting to be seated. I had an omlette with lobster in the past and it was affordable and tasty. Coffe is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Joaquin H
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Nevada City, California
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Nevada City, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many tasty items on menu. This is a popular eatery for locals. Get there early so you don't have a 20 min wait or don't worry about that and enjoy the Pine St ambience while waiting to be seated. I had an omlette with lobster in the past and it was affordable and tasty. Coffe is good.

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Thank Joaquin H
Granite Bay, CA
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You will definitely have to wait for a seat, because there aren't many to be had. But it's well worth it! An extensive breakfast menu with loads of vegetarian options and great baked goods. Not fancy, but everything we had (potato pancakes, huevos) was delicious, and everything we saw looked equally enticing. A great find!

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Thank Regina E
Placerville, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just what we were looking for. A great breakfast in a place with a little character. My wife and I shared an order of the Olallieberry French toast and the vegie scramble. Plenty of food and reasonably priced. Good service.

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Thank Griffin95667
Grass Valley, California, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Best hamburgers for lunch a little noisy good service and friendly Sometimes slow due to wait But always good Great breakfast too

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Thank Keely S
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Greatest breakfast ever. Came back the next day for more. Highly recommend the benedicts and huevos rancheros.

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Thank Taylor H
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Met a friend here for breakfast. Excellent service. Wonderful food, lots to choose from. Nice ambiance.

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Thank Kim B
Auburn,CA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Best local breakfast/brunch place; mostly standard fare, done well, but some interesting choices for alternative diets; Usually pretty full and can be a bit loud, but that's a good sign, yes?

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Thank Tearunner
Chico, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Just yummy...potato pancakes are ahmazing!!! Sweet staff and cozy atmosphere. Going to try corn cakes next time!!!

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Thank Floozie3
Ashland, OR
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Yes, the place is small and narrow, but the food is amazing. I'm ranking it up there with best breakfasts ever. There are so many items to try, but I had the Blackstone Benedict and the south Pine scramble. Substitute the home fries for a potato pancake. It's served with homemade pesto that is fresh and delicious. The Benedict is... More 

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Thank TJAsk
New Market, Virginia
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Visiting family and enjoyed this spot for a GREAT cooked to order breakfast...crowded yet comfortable. The fresh squeezed grapefruit juice was wonderful! Plan ahead and go early rather than at peak meal times or you will be waiting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 S Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: (530) 265-0260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?