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Thunder Cafe

1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (7 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love this small coffee shop. We ate at this restaurant by accident and have been coming here to dine weekly. The prime rib rivals top restaurants in the area without the ambiance. If Chicken Wings are to your liking it's an...More

Thank AlofRoseville
Reviewed August 27, 2018

we stopped by after dinner and grabbed up about 12 items thy were great and the price was fair the banana cream pie was the best. I just wish I could get there without walking through the smoke filled casino.

Thank Dale W
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We recently had an early lunch here with friends before playing bingo at Thunder Valley. The restaurant is clean and pleasant -- a departure from some 24 hour coffee shops that you might find in a casino. And the food was fresh and tasty. I...More

Thank RJ748
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I don't drink,I ask for a mocha and waited for over 40 mins.I finally saw this waitress and we has eye contact with each other and she deliberately make a stop I try to get her attention she sees me and turns around and move...More

Thank Dawanda C
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Breakfast was well served and a great value. Much quieter and less costly than the Buffet. We enjoyed being able to hear each other talk instead of the outside casino noise.

Thank masmith2017
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The Thunder Cafe is a good place to sit down and have bite to eat. They have burgers, salads, italian food choices, as well as prime rib, baked potatoes and more. Don't forget the bakery.

Thank Stacy A
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Nice menu, good service, good food and reasonable prices. No complaints. We wanted something light, and the calamari and garlic fries filled the bill.

Thank EdBear55
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I was going to order the Prime Rib but for health reasons I didn't. It was great the last time I ordered it. We have dined in fine restaurants such as Ruth's Chris , Rudy's Hideaway and others. I'm not sure if it was an...More

Thank AlofRoseville
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We weren't thinking about pizza when we entered the cafe, but us three diners didn't feel super hungry and wanted to be ready for dinner so we decided to share a pizza. It was half Hawaiian and half Margherita, a nice combination. The menu offers...More

Thank southbaytravelers
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

First, this is not our first time dining at Thunder Cafe. The service was excellent and my prime rib was superb. My wife ordered a baconburger and she said it was excellent as well. We decided on the Cafe because, the other restaurants were closing,...More

Thank AlofRoseville
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lincoln
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