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Old Town Cafe'

110 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
+1 530-273-4303
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
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110 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going here. Always full of locals and tourists, friendly atmosphere. Food is good. Like and old diner you'd find on a road trip.

Thank VERONICA M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice vintage cafe with great food. Breakfast is served all day and they have specials. Our eggs Benedict were delicious and the service was really good.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My son and I went in to Old Town for breakfast. He has been on a mission to find the best chicken fried steak in town and he has found it at Old Town. I had the pancakes and they were delicious too. The waitress...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

If you blink you may miss this little spot in downtown Grass Valley. We find that the food is usually well prepared and tasty, with a definite "home-style" feel. The atmosphere is very basic and dated, but always clean. The service is entirely dependent on...More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great owner, great food and humor at the bar!! We enjoyed our food and company during our lunch. Asked for substitutions and received approval with a smile and extra ideas for food items.

Thank 416ron2016
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My wife and I dropped in for lunch while in Grass Valley over a recent weekend trip. From the outside looking in, we were skeptical of the food; expecting your typical "chain café food". Our initial introduction was a "help wanted" sign and " you...More

Thank r0sevilleb0b
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good hearty food. Very reasonable. Great for breakfast and lunch. Not a big place. Would be difficult for more then 6 people. Small groups would be better <4

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a great classic diner in the heart of town. The breakfast portions are huge and the coffee was free flowing. We really enjoyed the whole meal!

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've eaten breakfast here several times, and the food and service are consistently good. The portions are large. On my most recent visit, my husband had a chile-cheese omelette. He really liked the housemade chili that they used in the omelet. I had a turkey...More

Thank RJ748
Management response:Responded 10 April 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback, RJ. We always want our customers to feel at home at our cafe, so I hope that was the case for you. I'm sorry to hear that our atmosphere wasn't quite what you...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is definitely the go to breakfast spot when relatives come to visit. Prices are right, portions are just right, the quality of food is excellent and the service is great. Been going here since it was Johnnie's Donuts in the 70's. Our Santa Barbara...More

Thank Dave K
Management response:Responded 21 March 2017

We're happy to be your go-to spot, Dave! Thanks for stopping by with your relatives and leaving us some feedback. Since you enjoy everything when you stop by, be sure to come see us again soon. Take care, Robin, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-273-4303
Description
Welcome to Old Town Cafe! We're a retro style diner that's been serving up classic American cuisine to locals since 1930. In fact, we're Grass Valley's oldest continuous restaurant! Come on in for casual counter dining in a beautiful historic building! All of our meals are home cooked from scratch right here in our kitchen, and we're certain you'll be able to taste the difference. We use fresh ground beef in all of our hand-pressed patties for the best burgers in town. Our famous gravy is homemade and tastes just like grandma used to make, and our pancakes are so big you may want to ask your server for instructions. If you leave Old Town Cafe hungry, it's your own fault! At Old Town Cafe, we treat our guests like family. Stop by for a delicious home cooked meal and friendly hometown service!
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