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Captain Jack's Stronghold

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45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
+1 530-664-5566
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

History lesson and hiking combination. Choice of 0.5 or 1.5 mile trail. Fascinating walk through Lava flows.

Thank Tracy A
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Always stop here for dinner when in the area. Best food in the basin, hope you like potatoes!!! The salad and all entree's are great, some of the best potatoe casaroles you'll find anywhere. Can't be beat when you're really hungry.

Thank kirk828
San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Standard American fare with a salad to boot. Good though. Worth a drive from Tule for the best dinner in the area. Friendly and casual service.

1 Thank briano52
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A group of geologist colleagues and I ate here two nights in a row, in part because the other offerings in this remote, rural area were so limited. The service was excellent (our waitress was quite amusing and helpful), the ambience was friendly, and the food varied from okay to very good. We arrived both nights relatively near closing time,... More 

Berkeley, California
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We ate dinner here at the end of our birding tour of Tulelake. We a treat it was...a wonderful salad bar started us off. When it was announced that there were only 2 New York steaks left, my wife and I quickly ordered them and they were cooked perfectly, served with locally grown potatoes and accompanied by a local beer...we... More 

Thank osprey1939
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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201 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was my first time to dine here at lunchtime. Dinner previously was great. Lunch today was also great. Friendly and great and fast service. I ordered Grilled/melted BLT packed with ham. Delicious!

Thank SHC5015
Goodyear, Arizona
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stopped by there recently for some hot chocolate, iced tea, and dessert. Normally we would have eaten lunch there but had only recently had a big breakfast. The drinks and dessert were good and the decor is with artifacts from the Modoc Indian War - hence the name of the restaurant. I am a former resident of this area... More 

Thank arizonawill
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The service was great and felt very comfortable. We sat inside but the patio looked like a great place to sit also. The food was good and nobody complained. The only bummer was I really wanted a chicken fried steak and they said it was frozen from a box and not made fresh. Ended up having the fish and chips... More 

Thank the_owl6
Tulelake, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Far from anywhere, you can find a variety of tasty, healthy, and quality food choices. In fact, you will not find better for miles so make sure you stop. Marietta cannot make a bad pie.

Thank Sharron M
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Food was not bad except for the salad bar, which could have been better. However, this is about the only restaurant around for miles.

Thank Carmen E

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulelake
  • Phone Number: +1 530-664-5566
PH 530-664-5566

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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?