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Peterson's Corner

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26130 State Highway 49, Nevada City, CA 95959-9308
+1 530-292-3747
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good12%
  • Average39%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible12%
Sep 10, 2015
“honki dory”
Jun 30, 2015
“Great stop in for a drink and a burger”
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
26130 State Highway 49, Nevada City, CA 95959-9308
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This place was just OK. NOTHING to write home about but, was a fine place to stop. Would stop here again .

Thank amy n
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stopped in on the bikes Sunday while on our way to Downieville trying to beat the heat. We were greeted by the bartender as we walked in. Nothing fancy, just typical of what you would expect to find in a bar/restaurant in this area. Lots...More

1  Thank 8leslieh
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Good service for a minimal staff. After a long wait the meager rewards were as followed: Cold bun that had never seen the warmth of a grill and a hideous rendition of a garden burger. burnt outside and plopped down sloppy-joe style (not on purpose...More

2  Thank 389MissMam
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Enjoyed dinner with family at Peterson's Corner. Good meal, friendly, prompt service. Dinning room was a bit dark for me, might be old age talking! We will be back.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed April 13, 2013

We are locals and thought that we would give this place a try. Big mistake. The drinks were good, the garlic bread and the vegetables were ok. But the prime rib was not. Problem is that it was not a prime rib. It did not...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed September 20, 2012

This is a quaint roadhouse located on hwy 49 between Nevada City and North San Juan. Because it is not close to much of anything, it has had a hard time making a profit. It is currently under new management after being closed for an...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed March 18, 2012

We first visited Peterson's Corner on our way home from staying in Downieville CA - just up the road. Now we make Peterson's Corner a destination. We've never had a bad meal. They are very friendly, the restaurant has a bar and pool room for...More

Thank Claudia A
Reviewed February 3, 2012

Fun place to stop on Highway 49. Offers Pool tables, good food, fundamental historical atmosphere.

Thank Llamahi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$8 - $30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26130 State Highway 49, Nevada City, CA 95959-9308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-292-3747
  • E-mail
Peterson’s Corner is a landmark Nevada County dining and drinking establishment on Highway 49 in the heart of the San Juan Ridge. It has been in operation since 1937 and is a favorite for locals, tourists, river-goers, motorcycle enthusiasts, bicyclists, campers, gold miners, day-trippers and more. Serving traditional American Roadhouse food with a few surprises thrown in for good measure, Peterson's Corner is sure to please everyone. Family dining, bar scene, live music on occasion, pool table and video games make it a fun trip for the whole family.
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