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“A cafe that brings you back in time.”
Review of Old Town Cafe'

Old Town Cafe'
Ranked #22 of 116 Restaurants in Grass Valley
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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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!
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

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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
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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 wrap, which was tasty and filled with fresh ingredients.

They serve house-brewed iced tea, but on a couple of occasions, the tea seemed like it had been sitting too long, and it was a little cloudy and thick.

The interior of the restaurant is nothing fancy. Some of our friends really like it because it has the feel of an old-time diner. I find it a little plain, and some of the tables are pretty close together, which can make it feel cramped inside. But the food makes it worth a visit.

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Thank RJ748
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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 were expecting, but I'll be looking forward to having you stop by again.

Best,
Robin, Owner

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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 visitors wouldn't miss breakfast here for anything

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Thank Dave K
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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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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you love great Americana comfort food breakfast or lunch, this is a great place to go. Their portions and good tasting food make sure you won't leave hungry. And, they are very reasonably priced!

Thank Dennis R
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Management response:Responded 20 February 2017

I'm so glad we've been able to send you home full and happy after a bite of our American comfort food, Dennis! Great to know you're a fan of our recipes as well as our prices, and we'll be here to welcome you back whenever you're ready for more.

Cheers,
Robin, Owner

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