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Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here a couple times while traveling through the area. If you need a cup of coffee and a bite it will suffice but you do not walk away saying “mmm that was good”.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

Loved this little cafe. Cinnamon rolls are amazing, as was the coffee and scrambled eggs. We’re at the Sierra Hot Springs lodge and their cafe is only open for lunch & dinner. Stopped on the way out of town to grab more cinnamon rolls!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

We were at the Hot Springs literally down the street with no breakfast....and in the camping area. We hit the coffee shop early to make sure locals didn't clean them out. I had a GIGANTIC fresh blueberry muffin. My husband: hot coffee and another pastry...item. Looks like it is local owned and made right there. They also had a nice selection of other hot beverages and cold ones and plenty of snacks. Tiny inside space, but nice outdoor patio to view the town (which is LITERALLY a 'stones throw' long).More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Wowza! What an awesome and amazing treat! After a hot drive we arrived at this small restaurant. The turkey sandwich was one of the best ever! Bread was soft and tasty and the turkey was sliced and delicious! Veggies were so fresh! I also had...a fantastic iced coffee that rivals SB!! Highly highly recommend this restaurant!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I stopped here for breakfast while on a motorcycle ride. I was very cold and needed to thaw out. I had a lot of coffee, a scramble with spinach, onion and bell pepper. Delicious toast and jamb. Great conversation. It is not an accident that...this place is very busy. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

I arrived too late for a good breakfast, so they worked with me to create a fine lunch. I tried the Peruvian coffee which was mellow. Very nice and friendly young people working in the shop. I will go back for breakfast. Good seating, and...I had a chance to read my book. Beautiful scenery in Sierraville. Right next door to a furniture making factory. Yes, logging continues in the area. Homemade cookies and pies are available daily if you can indulge!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Rode Harley’s from Reno. Great scenery. Stumbled upon Smithneck Farms ...mello place with great food, coffee, and meals. This day BLT sandwich - coffee - piece of cranberry type cake... each tased great! Took the above and ate it on the ‘front porch’ and engaged...in ‘eating and conversatin’...great food...great place...old time feel, with simple but good food. Go here and relax n enjoy!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Stayed at the Globe hotel and were thankful to find this small, friendly cafe. The latte was so good. We had the veggie scrambler, with fresh eggs and chopped veggies. It was not greasy at all. It only holds about 20 people, but it never...felt crowded. Some of the locals came in and visited. It was so nice, something not often found in the city. We never felt like the outsiders we were. They also have fresh oatmeal, homemade pies and cookies.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Very small and very busy on the weekends. That is a good thing for a local place. I have only eaten their breakfast burrito and sandwiches. If you get a breakfast sandwich it will come plain so make sure you tell them what you want...on it. A lot of people who are not local do not know this. I hate coffee and yet I drink their coffee, girlfriend goes out of her way to go there. Also very good customer service!More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

I discovered Smithneck Farms three years ago while on my way to a volunteer job with the USFS in sierra City (don't confuse with Sierraville). I go every summer for two weeks and ALWAYS stop at Smithneck for a meatloaf sandwich or something. A few...weeks ago I bought a large frozen blueberry pie to take home in my camper freezer where it waits the right time. This is a gem of a discovery and many in my volunteer group now make it "an every summer must stop." Don't blink as you pass through Sierraville. You wil miss it if you do!More

Date of visit: June 2017
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