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South Pine Cafe

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102 Richardson St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6271
+1 530-273-0763
08:00 - 15:00
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, friendly staff, house made condiments. A legit spot for breakfast, a favorite in my crowd. The whole family loves it. There might be a wait, get there early. They turn tables fast, but every local knows this is the best place to eat breakfast, so if you're from out of town and you see a line, it is... More 

Thank powderhound11
Grass Valley, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to South Pine for 20 years. Originally, there was only the Nevada City South Pine, which I have always loved. This one is just the same. Great owners. Great food. Awesome staff. It gets pretty busy, but it's worth the wait. I've had times where it was so busy, and yet our waiter was totally cool,... More 

Thank 777Ben777
Reno, Nevada
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200 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Grass Valley and were in a shop. The salesperson told us that if we wanted good food to go to The South Pine Cafe. It is located a block away from Main Street and sure is worth finding. We all had their Garlic and Onion Hamburger, which was delicious. Their whole menu was appetizing and it was... More 

Thank rzman
Daniels, West Virginia, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service with many options for breakfast. The scrambled plates and burritos were a hit with the family. We visited on a Sunday after church. It was busy but we were quickly seated and we had a party of 8 ! We would definitely go again.

Thank FlyfishWV
Grass Valley, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful American food. Homemade muffins, etc.....I buy their homemade jam to take home. The only thing is sometimes there is a long wait. Tables no booths. Thet do have a counter you can sit at. Friendly staff. Best in town!

Thank awin2016
Grass Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

You'll love the atmosphere and food/drinks at this cafe. Sunday brunch is packed but worth the wait. They have a great selection of brunch and lunch items and the food is very good. Make sure and try the Mamosa's also...they are great.

Thank Rich P
Pleasanton, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped in here for lunch based on reviews and sat at the bar. Staff was friendly and we enjoyed watching fresh juices being made. I had some kind of berry mimosa which was not sweet so for my taste, delicious! I also enjoyed the lobster melt and mushroom florentine soup. Both fabulous. My husband had a beer and the... More 

Thank LeeAnn P
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Worth the line too eat here. Food options were great for lunch or breakfast. Vegan options for most dishes and juices with veggies and fruits. Ate here 3 out of 4 days - it was that good.

Thank LLCHealy
Santa Ynez, California, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We found this great coffee shop/cafe our second day in Grass Valley. Everything about it was wonderful: decor, staff, food. Even the coffee was good, and that's saying something as my husband and I are coffee aficionados. He LOVED the breakfast burrito. Best he'd ever had, he said. I had my usual bacon and eggs over medium. Thick, tasty bacon... More 

Thank Sandy N
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Everything on the menu looks good. I've been here a few times, and am always excited to try something new...and they haven't let me down yet. The vegan/vegetarian type meals even looked good, I prolly wouldn't order one myself, but I'd definitely like to try some. One of the top restaurants in town for sure, the only problem is that... More 

Thank Jonathan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Richardson St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6271
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-273-0763

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