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Joe's Giant Orange

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3104 Cascade Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Shasta Lake, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Really love the food here. They have a great Orange Freeze drink too! Service was great and friendly as well.

Thank arkansastransplant
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Bethel church and then headed north. We stopped at Joe's Giant Orange cafe and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. We had a Portuguese Steak, chicken fajitas and chile rellano. Simply delicious! The wait staff was also very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Birdy929
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

“Unique!” If you are local or just driving through this is a great Cafe. Serves both Mexican and American food; Clean, comfortable, large portions, service is fantastic and food made from scratch. Opens at 6am and closes at 8pm Monday through Saturday, Sunday is 6am to 3pm. Breakfast served all day! One of us had breakfast (Omelet) and other had... More 

Thank tailsoftravel
Redding, California
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113 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Service was quick, server was very nice, got the order correctly. I consider myself a decent chorizo aficionado and always like to compare one place to another, if chorizo is available. So I ordered the Chorizo Scramble breakfast, with rice and beans, and corn tortillas. The eggs and chorizo were just OK, a bit dry with not much spice. The... More 

Thank Ski W
Santa Rosa
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Returning to CA from OR and came across this place while searching online for a good breakfast/lunch spot off I5 near Redding, CA. Due to numerous excellent reviews we had seen we located Joe's Giant Orange Café in Shasta City. Easy on/off I5, and not impressive from the outside...but, don't be deceived as this appears to be a very popular... More 

Thank hook026
Red Bluff, California
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161 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Great cafe. Saturday morning breakfast. I ordered chicken fried steak and eggs, hash browns and toast. The gravy was perfectly seasoned. All of our orders (4) were generous sized portions. Soft drinks and coffee was refilled quickly. The wait time was great. Seated quickly and we took our time placing our order as we were enjoying talking and selecting from... More 

1 Thank Greg K
Helena, MT
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957 reviews
613 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I've driven by this on I-5 a few times, the only place with a giant orange out front Decent parking, not too far off I-5. Chicken fried steak was deep fried, a bad sign. I just got the eggs (done just as I order) and their home made cottage fries, pretty good. Coffee kept coming, great service

Thank vintagetrailer
Redding, California
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

cute little place. perfectly cooked homes style cooking with Mexican twist . my friends and family go few times a year since its out of town a bit. comfortable , cozy. it's been there a long while and you can tell. staff is always on time and friendly

Thank chiefcd
Shasta Lake, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

You get a lot of food for a reasonable price with good service. Not fancy but the foods goooood. Specials for breakfast before 9am, now open for dinner.

Thank Judy C
Spokane Valley, Washington
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165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a place I would not have chosen because it says "American and Mexican food". We went based on reviews and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was well prepared, delicious and the service was great.

1 Thank Marcia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Mexican, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3104 Cascade Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shasta Lake

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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?