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Pine Shack Frosty

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321 Main, Chester, CA 96020
+1 530-258-2593
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San Jose, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We discovered this place about four years ago. The menu includes burgers ( some specialty options) with all the trimmings, fried chicken, and corn-dogs, just to name a few items. My favorite is the milk shake menu, which has thirty plus flavors to choose from! Seating is provided inside and there is also an outdoor area which is lovely, weather... More 

Thank Kathryn M
Newport Beach, California
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142 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I have stopped here on way to Lake Almanor for many years. The shakes are great . The burger and fries are good but not great. Enjoy this bastion of old time Americana

Thank Thehandsometraveler1
Chico, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

A longtime family run restaurant. Great stop for burger, fries, shakes and ice cream. Good food and fast service.

Thank hike4you
Chico, California
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016

No matter if we're coming in to town, or leaving, we always stop at the frosty for ice cream. The food is good too! Kinda a hang out for locals as,well.as,visitors!!

Thank sungal99_11
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Wonderful selection of shakes. It is a necessary stopover every year. The broasted chicken is tasty, but the pieces are small and a little dry.

Thank Kathy S
Antelope, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went to the Pine Shack as we usually do when in Chester. The burgers and shakes are great. We have never been disappointed with anything that we have ordered.

Thank kauai-keiki
Port Townsend
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you want a nice burger on your way to Reno this is the place. Good service, good food, and absolutely delicious soft serve ice cream. Go ahead and get that cone dipped in chocolate... Zowie !!

Thank 241randalls
Chester, California
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2016

There are no car hops, but other than that you might think you stepped back into the 50's. The food is the simple fast food that I grew up with. It isn't cooked until you get there, so not instant, but fast. The decor is fun and understated and the old sign that says your order will be free if... More 

Thank Darrah H
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144 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This is an old style burger joint and we thought it might be fun. The good: quick service, chicken sandwich grilled, not deep fried and was a decent portion. Fries adequate. The not so good: BLT served on bread you might buy at a dollar store. Bacon over crisp and not much of it. Most disappointing were the milkshakes. They... More 

Thank goldiep
Chester, California
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Love the chocolate dipped cones. They are so big it's difficult to eat before it starts to run all over! I personally stick to the kids size.

Thank ShelDiver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Main, Chester, CA 96020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 530-258-2593

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?