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Palm Cafe & Motel

American, Diner, Cafe
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21130 Hwy 101, 121130 Hwy 101, Orick, CA 95555
+1 707-488-3381
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Sparks, Nevada
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch for 6 people: 3 adults & 3 kids. The grilled cheese sandwich is to die for. They grill it and then grill outside with cheese. YUMMY. Not so hot about turkey plate (fried processed meat) or fish/chips (too greasy). Chili was very thick, hard to eat but good. Soup was good. Pies were very good. Service was... More 

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Thank Dianne B
Crystal Mountain, Washington
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Awful ... dirty! Really disappointing food. At least it was only breakfast . Even the restrooms are filthy.

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Thank Bella B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were riding out a storm, decided to stop in for a slice of pie and a warm drink. The pie was delicious, the service was great & the locals were friendly. Make sure to get the full experience and sit at the counter!

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Thank Kimie L
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Listen, sometimes you stumble into something so real and so good, you can't believe your good fortune. Palms Café is that way. I wander in, cold to the bone from a long ride in the fog on a small motorcycle. There is a meeting going on in a side room. 8 or 10 native American women, and a couple of... More 

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Kansas City
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180 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The counter's Formica may be worn from years of cleaning, but the place is well cared for and the food is good. You can even chat with the cook as he prepares your meal. We shared his 3 egg omelet and did not have enough room to sample the pies (DARN!). Not fancy, but I liked the down home atmosphere.

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Thank PTBitte
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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365 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We couldn't find anywhere to eat Fter visiting the big trees but we happened on this cafe, from the outside it is unprepossing and internally it's quaint and old fashioned but the staff were great and the food really good.

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Thank UlverstonJanet
Pismo Beach, California
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have eaten here a few times and it is always good home style cooking. If you have room you will want to try the pie.

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Thank rainbonita
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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147 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Well, if you want to go back in the past, stop and stay at the Palm Café and Motel. If you want some home cooking meals, eat at the Palm Café and Motel Restaurant. Jerry, the main man.......gave me a free hat and coffee mug and gave us directions to all the hot spots along 101 North. He recommended Fern... More 

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Thank DannyWasserman
Crystal Mountain, Washington
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Greasy food ! Shabby surroundings. Filthy restrooms! Not recommended at all but they probably have the monopoly in Orick!

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Thank Bella B
Dunedin, Florida
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457 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stopped in for a late lunch with a party of 6. We were immediately seated. The service was reasonable and very friendly. My wife and I asked to split a patty melt sandwich which was no problem and they cut it up in the kitchen and brought it to us on separate platters with a large amount of fries on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21130 Hwy 101, 121130 Hwy 101, Orick, CA 95555
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Orick
  • Phone Number: +1 707-488-3381

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