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Pollart Flat Food & Fuel

American, Diner
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24235 Eagles Roost Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9507
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We decided to stop here at Pollart Flat and have a quick bite to eat. My patty melt was one of the best I've ever had! Typical diner food but really good.

Thank K. B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by again for pie and to remember it from over 30 years ago They still have a live rattlesnake and tools from pioneer days

Thank John W
Bend, Oregon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

This used to be our favorite spot at Shasta Lake to eat. Sadly, it has gone downhill. We ordered a tuna melt and it was a weird brownish tuna meat with little cheese. The smell was strange so it went uneaten. My 3 friends didn't like their food either. One said he poked his head in the kitchen accidentally trying... More 

Thank halterl77
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Great truck stop diner breakfast, served fast and reasonable price. Nothing fancy, but better than a boring chain restaurant..

Thank Schuelej
Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

I’m sure the cooks here have many goals and passions, but one of them must be making the best pies humanly possible. To me, it rivals Marie Callendar’s best efforts. And that’s Marie’s main business. One of the cook’s husbands brags about his wife’s pies that at first I dismissed as biased loyalty. I’m so glad to report that the... More 

Thank Don C
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

I was traveling by myself and my car was overheating, so I was driving w/o air cond. in 105 degree heat. (I had checked the coolant level before I left S.F. and had receptacle of coolant in my car) I had to stop to let the radiator cool off several times and pulled into this place to get a cold... More 

1 Thank Dabbajay
Helena, MT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015

They are not open on Sun! And we were running with about a quarter of a gallon of gas! Luckily they were inside doing some work with a new fire suppression system and turned on a pump. Saved. Their restaurant was closed also but they were making coffee for a truckers religious service in the parking lot and we were... More 

2 Thank vintagetrailer
Cowichan Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Eveny once in a while you stop when travelling, seeking only a sandwich and coffee and wind up coming away with far more than that. You arrive a stranger and leave having made new friends, you arrive hungry and leave well satisfied. Pollard Flats Food and Fuel is one of those places. Corporate chains like Cracker Barrel and Bob Evans... More 

3 Thank Erik d
Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

Staff was wonderful and food was delicious. So glad we found this place. Had both breakfast and dinner last trip. This is not fine dining - this is road trip diner food but among the best. Will definitely be back.

4 Thank halterl77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Great food always. Unique decorations and lots to look at. Use the bathroom when available because often there is a line. Servers always pleasant. Also there is s little store with a few good supply's (Gas too) Love this place

4 Thank thetravelers66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24235 Eagles Roost Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakehead
  • Phone Number: 5302382534
I-5 exit 712, north of Shasta Lake.

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