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Auction Yard Cafe


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Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

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Reviewed May 19, 2019

We stopped here for lunch. There were lots of locals there, and I always consider that a good sign. The food was fine, but what really impressed me was the people who worked at the restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Wonderful lunch. Tasty hamburger and French fries. Yum. Service was quick and very friendly. Prices are very reasonable. The restaurant appears to be local favorite based upon the number of people stopping by to have lunch.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank NeilRocks
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

First of all Trip Advisor has the directions and map wrong. Auction Yard is on Hwy 299, two miles west of the Hwy 395 and 299 junction. What a fun experience all the way around! Lots of Alturas cowboys gathered for lunch before the livestock...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Awaygrrl
Reviewed April 4, 2017

This is by far the best food in town in terms of down home cooking. Still not quite like mamma makes it, but a mamma does make it here. The prices are excellent and the portion sizes are adequate to solicit a doggy bag. Only...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank divinemountainliving
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

If I hadn't read about this place before I came up on it, I would have surely missed out on a great time and even better meal. Hit it on auction day, so pickups pulling stock trailers were everywhere. Peeked in on the auction and...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank T7117CWmichaelb
Reviewed February 10, 2016

The auction Yard Café is one of the coolest places you can go in this area. It is actually in a working livestock auction building with all the appropriate aromas and other working decorations. The food is outstanding, all down home dishes with ample portions...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Don D
Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had heard about this place and finally got a chance to give it a try. Wow, this was delicious home cooking! The breakfast menu is fairly small, with the old standards. There was one omelet for $8.99, with a list of additions to choose...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Jan501
Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have stopped at the Modoc Auction Yard Cafe for breakfast every year for the last four years on our return from Reno. The food is great, the portions generous and the service top notch. I don't know how you could leave this place hungry....More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank 34billl
Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great breakfast. Mom in the kitchen, daughter serving, and the kids in Little League uniforms chowing down pancakes at the counter. Truly a locals stop and I now see why. Great friendly service, good food and generous portions. What's not to like? There was no...More

Date of visit: May 2014
2  Thank Zagtraveller
Reviewed March 21, 2014

We were up in Alturas taking care of some of the varmint problems and stopped in to the Auction Yard Cafe on a tip from a local the night before. The first morning we ate there, the weather was cold and blustery, so this breakfast...More

Date of visit: March 2014
3  Thank EricMayerID
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