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Almond Tree Restaurant and Lounge


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American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol

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Start with two ranch fresh eggs cooked to order. Add golden hash browns or cottage fries and toast. Select your favorite below. Substitutions add $0.99
Perfect Pair
Two eggs any style
Two by Four
Four strips of honey cured bacon, four links or two sausage patties
Ham Stand
Thick and juicy 8 oz ham steak grilled just right
Chopped and scrambled with your eggs, accompanied by two warm flour tortillas
Portuguese style sausage
Corned Beef Hash
Perfect with scrambled eggs
Diced Ham
For your scrambled eggs
Pork Chops
Two tender and juicy chops
Chicken Fried Steak
Tasty and hearty
Atwater Scramble
Atwater Scramble Bacon, sausage, fresh bell peppers, onions and tomatoes tossed in two scrambled eggs
All of our fluffy omelettes started with three ranch eggs, fresh ingredients and are served with hearty golden hash brown potatoes or cottage fries, warm and tasty buttered toast and your favorite jelly. Substitutions add $0.99
Ham & Cheese
Stuffed with our best cured diced ham
Bacon & Cheese
Stuffed with cheddar cheese and tasty cured diced bacon
Stuffed with chopped fresh green peppers, onions and diced ham
Cheese & Mushroom
Packed with cheese and tender sautéed mushrooms
Delightfully stuffed with Ortega green chiles and melted Monterey jack cheese
Spicy Portuguese sausage diced and sautéed
Meat Lovers
Bacon, sausage, linguica and cheese
Fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms
Ortega Chiles
Add $0.99
Linguica or Avocado
Add $1.29
Our own buttermilk recipe pancakes are fluffy and delicious! Our waffles are light and golden brown. Pancakes and waffles are served with whipped butter and syrup. Substitutions add $0.99
Pancake Sandwich
Short stack, two eggs and choice of two strips of bacon or sausage
Short Stack (2) $4.29
Full Stack
Three delicious hot buttermilk pancakes
Strawberry Pancakes
Short stack smothered with sweet strawberries (fresh when in season) and whipped cream
Belgian Waffle
Light and golden brown
Belgian Waffle Special
Served with two eggs, two strips of bacon or sausage
French Toast
Served with powdered sugar and syrup
French Toast Special
Add two large ranch fresh eggs and two strips of bacon or sausage
Pigs in a Blanket
Three sausage links wrapped in three buttermilk pancakes with dairy fresh whipped butter and syrup
Half Order $3.29
Biscuits & Gravy
Light country biscuits covered with old fashioned gravy
Garbage Breakfast
Biscuits served with scrambled eggs on top, followed by hash browns, smothered in our homemade country gravy, topped with crumbled up bacon and sausage and a side of salsa Try it with one of our spicy Bloody Marys!
Special K, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies and more, served with milk $3.29
Cup $2.99
Bowl $3.99
Hearty Cooked Oat Cereal
With brown sugar, butter and raisins
Cup $2.99
Bowl $3.99
Cream of Wheat Cereal
Small $2.29
Large $3.29
Refills $0.99
Pure Sunkist Orange Juice, Cranberry, Apple, Tomato and Grapefruit
One $1.49
Two $2.29
Ranch Fresh Eggs
Toast or English Muffin
Country Biscuit
Fresh Muffin
Hash Brown Potatoes
Cottage Fries
Slab of Honey Cured Ham
Regular or Decaf
Refills $0.99
French Vanilla or Mocha
Iced Tea Regular or Raspberry $2.49
Hot Tea
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, Diet Dr. Pepper, Root Beer, Pink or Regular Lemonade
Refills $0.99
Strawberry Lemonade
Large $3.29
Small $2.29
Refills $0.99
Pure Sunkist Orange, Cranberry, Apple Grapefruit, Tomato
Large $2.49
Small $1.99
Refills $0.99
Large $2.59
Small $2.19
Refills $0.99
Chocolate Milk
One Refill $2.49
Hot Chocolate
Milk Shakes
Our milk shakes are made the old fashion way with creamy ice cream and milk. Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry
Potato Salad
Baked Potato
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Large $3.99
Small $2.99
Steak Fries
Large $4.29
Small $3.29
Garlic Fries
Large $5.29
Small $4.29
Sweet Potato Fries
Onion Rings
Garlic Toast or Fresh Baked Bread
Bowl $4.29
Cup $3.29
Bowl $3.99
Cup $2.49
All of our delicious burgers are 1/3 pound of charbroiled USDA choice beef, served on a sesame seed bun with crisp lettuce, fresh tomatoes and onions served with steak fries. Substitute Garden Burger at no charge. Substitute chicken breast $0.99; Onion rings or garlic fries $0.99; Add sweet potato fries $1.99; Add a cup of soup or garden salad $1.49; Add a trip to the salad bar $1.99
A-Tree Burger
Charbroiled burger on a bun
Bacon Cheeseburger
Charbroiled burger with strips of bacon and melted American cheese
Avocado Burger
Charbroiled burger smothered with avocado and melted Swiss cheese
Ortega Burger
Charbroiled burger with mild green chiles and melted Swiss cheese
Western Bacon Cheeseburger
With an onion ring and BBQ sauce
Three Alarm Burger
With battered jalapeños and chipotle sauce
Jalapeño Ranch Chicken Burger
Joe's creation served on ciabatta bread, loaded with grilled onions, melted Swiss cheese and our new jalapeño ranch sauce
The Monterey Mushroom Burger
Charbroiled burger with tender sautéed mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese
Chili Bean Burger
Charbroiled burger smothered with chili beans
Bulldog Burger
Half pound burger loaded with avocado, bacon, sautéed mushrooms and cheese on a toasted French roll
All of our sandwiches are served on your choice of white, wheat or sourdough and come with potato salad or steak fries. Substitute garlic fries $0.99
Patty Melt
1/3 pound beef patty with grilled onions and melted Swiss cheese grilled on rye bread
Officers Club Sandwich
Triple decker with sliced turkey, crisp bacon, crisp lettuce and fresh tomato on toast. An Almond Tree favorite!. Add cheese or avocado for an additional charge
Tuscan Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped with mushrooms, pesto sauce and Swiss cheese, served on grilled sourdough bread
Grilled Ham & Cheese
Tuna Melt
Grilled Cheese
Half Sandwich & Soup
Enjoy our soup of the day and half sandwich of your choice: Tuna, Roast Beef, Ham or Turkey
Hot Roast Beef Sandwich
A generous portion of tender roast beef slices with old fashion gravy
Hot Turkey Sandwich
Slices of tender white turkey breast with old fashion gravy
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All reviews salad bar breakfast lunch or dinner prices are very reasonable mexican food mercado vegetables
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

the almond tree is a local favorite for any time meals i eat here several times a month for breakfast lunch or dinner. the food is good and plenty the plates full.from American to Mexican food they all have good flavor. I like their dinners,soups...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank udderbob
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

Lots of choices, good portions, cooking and service. Salad bar. Omelettes 24 hours a day. Home made pie. Beer, wine and mixed drinks

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 607marky
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Great little place to stop in and grab a hot & home cooked meal, for eat in or carry out Easy on/off Hwy 99 in Atwater. (Check for access from South 99 as there may be construction on the overpass) Super friendly staff offer a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jay D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My go to place for breakfast and lunch. Wonderful salad bar, French fries, and their breakfast potatoes are my favorite.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank deannamdelgado
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by and had breakfast at the almond tree. I sat at the counter was helped right away. My food came quickly and was hot and well prepared

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank wytswan
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Almond Tree reminds me of an old-fashioned Woolworth with its long bar seating and booths. A friend eats here frequently. Having the salad bar, some of items like the cauliflower, were old and needed to be trimmed. The meatloaf was covered in a peppery gravy...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Bookmiss
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The Almond Tree is located just off Highway 99 at the Applegate exit. Convenient "on/off" ramp for northbound, southbound must cross the two lane bridge first and traffic is typically congested during rush hour. The restaurant is clean, the restrooms are O.K. but could use...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 141frederickw
Reviewed September 20, 2017

When traveling from Merced, CA to home in Nevada, I usually stop in town for breakfast before getting on the road. This past Sunday the place was jammed, and not having time to wait I decided to stop when I got on the road. I...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank J R W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We frequent this place and it is always good. Friendly staff, greet you with a smile. Easy freeway access when on the road. Thanks Guys !

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank howlerman
Reviewed August 17, 2017

My husband and friends go here for breakfast sometimes. They have great specials that are a treat for me. Friendly servers, very good menu, and right at the freeway. As for the special breafast menu. Sooooo many choices.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank VickiG95340
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July 17, 2017|
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Response from chicogeorge | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Doesn't matter to me as I won't eat there again.
Sasha H
August 16, 2015|
Response from johnlX9768HK |
It depends on what you order... That's only common sense...
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