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23092 Fuller Rd, Twain Harte, CA 95383
209-586-1313
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 23
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pizza and good conversation.

We have a cabin near Twain Harte and decided to go into town instead of our usual dinner fare of grilling some big steaks on our deck. The restaurant is sorta rustic and the parking lot was not very well lit. We thought the restaurant was closed but we walked up anyway and discovered it was open... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
Toby W
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A restaurant which believes it's own press releases. Gourmet not. exquisite food not. Pizza is good, tasty , varied pizza menu. nothing special. Lot's of rave reviews which seemingly everyone believes. remnds me of the fable, " The Emperor Has No Clothes" Value, extremely over priced. Two small pizza's, two glasses of wine, small salad. $69. Look for me in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have a cabin near Twain Harte and decided to go into town instead of our usual dinner fare of grilling some big steaks on our deck. The restaurant is sorta rustic and the parking lot was not very well lit. We thought the restaurant was closed but we walked up anyway and discovered it was open. The interior decor... More 

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Sonora, California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

You remember the Seinfeld episode about the Soup Nazi? Well, meet his cousin the Pizza Nazi! Now before I go further, you can either go with it and get great pizza, or you can fight it and get tossed out, or better yet not go at all. It all depends on what YOU want to do. HE is not going... More 

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

There wasn't an empty seat in the restaurant when we got there. They were very nice about texting us the moment that there was an available spot for us. We were seated at a table with two people that were finishing up their meal and ordering dessert. They were very friendly. It wasn't at all awkward to share a table... More 

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Atwater, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What an experience ! While we ate some of best food ever, we had a front row seat watching the chef cook for everyone. You get to choose the wine with a lot of help from the owner/chef,and is reasonable and excellent. Do not miss this experience, you will be sorry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The best authentic pizza this side of Italy. Great wine and even beer selections...only the best... Outdoor seating and fun for all.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very basic restaurant with outdoor seating, paper plates and plastic cups for water. The food served was absolutely delicious, home grown herbs, everything freshly prepared. The chef was very friendly and the food was served with a smile. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Sonora, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Been a few years since my last review - have been there quite a few times since then and have ALWAYS been more than happy. Just to let people know - it is still one of our favorites!! Tonight was simple salad and Mexasian Pork. Man was it good - paired with Malbec/syrah from Argentina AND outdoors. Please support Robert... More 

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uk
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a recommendation and a warning about The Prospector. The restaurant is small, the chef is also the owner and has rules about his food, first of all NO substitutes, the chef is an artist and a talented chef, his pizza is one of the best I have ever, and he wants you to eat it as his authentic... More 

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hollywood, california
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Last night we made the first of many visits (to come) to an absolutely fantastic little restaurant in Twaine Harte. Wood fired pizzas, great beers and some excellent wine choices. We ate inside as it's a bit chilly this time of year and enjoyed the almost (no darts) pub like atmosphere of the place, wood smoke and all. What a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23092 Fuller Rd, Twain Harte, CA 95383
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Twain Harte
  • Phone Number: 209-586-1313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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