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Captain Jack's Stronghold

45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
+1 530-664-5566
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The last few times we have tried to so eat at captain Jack's they have been closed plus I heard they were closed up for good, don't know for sure but not going to waste my has and time to try and eat there again...More

Thank cjpherford3
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and quick. Had the pecan salad very good. Included homemade soup which was outstanding. Overall nice lunch

Thank advcards
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Everything in this area is remote! Siskiyou and Modoc Counties of California are two of the least populated, yet larger land areas in California. Capt. Jack's Stronghold is not part of any "chain" restaurant. It is south of the tiny town of Tulelake, CA by...More

1  Thank Loch J
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I was blown away by the diverse menu, the attentive waitperson (thank you, Gayla!), the frenetic but gourmet chefs in the kitchen, the attention to detail. This is not a run-of-the-mill roadside food stop. This is a destination. I had an outstanding chicken/vegetables/pasta dish with...More

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Excellent food and friendly service. Home made pies by the owner. May eat out back on warm summer days. People come from miles around to dine here. Their occasional brunch buffets are awesome.

Thank JackLN
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a local restaurant that had a menu that had been tailored over the years. The food is out of this world and is of plenty. You will not leave hungry from this place!! Try their prime rib blackened with their home ground horseradish!!...More

1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Indeed the food was very good. I enjoyed the Chinese noodle salad with chicken. My wife's vegetarian sandwich was even better. Of course there were plenty of fries because this is potato country. The restaurant is only open Wednesday to Sunday so that they can...More

1  Thank Alan F
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

History lesson and hiking combination. Choice of 0.5 or 1.5 mile trail. Fascinating walk through Lava flows.

1  Thank Tracy A
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Always stop here for dinner when in the area. Best food in the basin, hope you like potatoes!!! The salad and all entree's are great, some of the best potatoe casaroles you'll find anywhere. Can't be beat when you're really hungry.

1  Thank kirk828
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Standard American fare with a salad to boot. Good though. Worth a drive from Tule for the best dinner in the area. Friendly and casual service.

2  Thank briano52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulelake
  • Phone Number: +1 530-664-5566
PH 530-664-5566
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