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Bristol's Ranch House Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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961 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
+1 209-795-2091
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a great quiet slow paced restaurant. Food is great. Staff is super. This is a warm, inviting place to sit, visit and eat great food. Nothing bad here so try it all with confidence that the food speaks for itself.

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Thank Cindi H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stopped by for a late lunch. There was only one waitress working the floor and there were quite a few tables that she was taking care of. Very friendly but overwhelmed. I ordered a Swiss burger with mushrooms but the taste would have been better if real Swiss cheese was used instead of the processed kind. My husband's breakfast... More 

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Thank gseymour63
Livermore, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Not the biggest, newest or fast paced place around, but you'll be happy with the friendly waiters and hearty meals. If you're looking for a good home-style cooked breakfast, this is the place. No mocha's or cappuccino's but great coffee and tea's available. Great little place to get away from the fast paced electronic world we live in. Enjoy being... More 

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Thank Lisa G
Citrus Heights, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We enjoyed a great family brunch at this local cafe. They were amazing with our little 3 year old and suggested some hot cocoa and a mickey pancake which was a HUGE hit... we were even jealous! Food was very comfort food inspired and they were very personable.

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Thank BoydFamily3
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on our way back from camping. The atmosphere and decor were nice. However we waited over 55 minutes after placing our order before we walked out. I rarely write reviews. It's gotta be really good or in this case really bad. I can not comment on the food . BECAUSE IT TOOK TO LONG!!!!

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Thank david o
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Customer service is great. It's a family owned restaurant. Food is great too and reasonable. There is just quite a wait when you order but it's worth waiting.

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Thank Neotrix2
Modesto, CA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We chose to eat at Bristols because they have a nice outdoor deck & they are pet friendly out there. We were there 10 months ago & loved it that we could have our dying dog with bone cancer with us. We returned today with our new puppy. Our Server Sam could not have worked harder. She was very sweet... More 

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Thank travelwhere
Yuba City, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were greeted at door and told "I'll be right with you". We waited and waited...eventually, an older gentleman came out to ask who needed seating. We asked if we could dine on patio and he rudely stated, "You'll have to ask her".....who? I thought to myself, hostess that left us standing there with open tables everywhere? Still no one... More 

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Thank Peg P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Low key place, good home cooking food, nothing fancy. One of the few restaurants open early for breakfast.

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Thank Sandy P
Hercules, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I ate there one morning when there was an arts and crafts festival going on. The festival had not yet opened so the restaurant was not busy. It was good food and a lot of it. Great breakfast place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arnold
  • Phone Number: +1 209-795-2091

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