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All 48 Nevada City Restaurants

The Old 5 Mile House

18851 State Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959-9191
530-265-5155
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Ranked #22 of 48 Restaurants in Nevada City
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This lovely restaurant sits five miles outside of Nevada City. They have good food, monthly regional specials, and a great outdoor venue with good music in the warmer months. But the serve is always poor. We have come to the conclusion that they need one more wait person and one more bus person at every shift. So if you go,... More 

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I chose to treat the family to a special dinner at this restaurant on the recommendation of the B&B where we were staying, as well as the proximity convenience. The menu is extensive, and perhaps this is why our selected dishes turned out so ordinary? Not the quality one would expect at the prices charged... If we were ever to... More 

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Gold River, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nice place. 4 piece jazz band with soloist were very good. Austrian spaetzle with Gruyere cheese was delish as was their zucchini/eggplant pizza with goat cheese! Service was very good, both at the bar and at the dining table.

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Rocklin, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and I have been frequenting “The Old 5 Mile House” for over a decade now, enjoying lunch or dinner when we’re out for a nice drive in the Gold Country or on our way home (short scenic side trip) from beautiful Lake Tahoe. It’s a 5 min. drive from Nevada City or 50-60 min. drive from Hwy 80... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food there was amazing. My other half and I was in Nevada City and went on Tripadvisor to see where we could go for some good food and entertainment. We saw some reviews and pictures for this venue and we decided this was the place. We walked in and right away I knew we were going to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Went for a nice dinner and had great food. They had a live band, outdoor seating and great service. We were surprised with the family atmosphere with a kids play area outdoors and a teater-toter. I highly recommended this for a couples night out or a family night out. We will be back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love the monthly adventures to different lands and cuisines! That being said, the fried chicken during the month of Texas has ruined me for anyone else's! Everything we've eaten there is good, and anyone in the area should go and enjoy

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Martinez, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We started with drinks in the bar. It's a nice cozy bar with a good selection, and the bartender make a generous martini. He also had a nice mix of music playing, which always helps. In addition to the regular menu, the Old 5 Mile House has a theme every month- the month we went it was Texas. As it... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went to The Old 5 Mile House for dinner a couple of nights ago. Even though I had made reservations, they could not seat us on the patio, so we had to sit indoors. I ordered a glass of Rose, but when the waitress brought it to the table it was white. When I questioned her about it, she... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Good food, service was hit and miss. Nice grounds! Bocce ball to play while you wait... even an old teeter totter. Lots of character. A bit pricey.

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Additional Information about The Old 5 Mile House

Address: 18851 State Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959-9191
Phone Number: 530-265-5155
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Continental

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