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Wagon Wheel Cafe

308 W 12th St, Alturas, CA 96101-3213
+1 530-233-5166
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“eggs” (6 reviews)
“steak dinner” (3 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
308 W 12th St, Alturas, CA 96101-3213
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

A good small town coffee shop on the highway with friendly service, good basic fare and generous portions with lots of GOOD COFFEE & homemade desserts.

Thank janisw
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We had breakfast at this restaurant after an overnight stay in Alturas and the food was great, the service was great and the waitress was friendly and pleasant. Very good experience.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We pass through Alturas twice each year and stop for a meal at the Wagon Wheel Cafe each time. This time was the first tie we were there for breakfast and it was very good. Service was friendly efficient and prompt and the breakfast was...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast in modoc county! Especially their pancakes! They almost don't need syrup!!! Everything on their menu is great from lunch to dinner! Great service, cool family owned and run diner!

Thank jenkatmat
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a bite to eat on our road trip. Quite an eclectic crowd from what I'm guessing to be locals to passers through like us. The burger and Ruben were highly praised in our group. Not the quickest stop but definitely worth it if...More

Thank stayc1025
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I had dinner here the night before the solar eclipse. This is a country diner with some expected selections; chicken fried steak, meat loaf, roast beef, etc. I had the chicken fried steak and found it to be tasty. The service was good. No complaints....More

Thank Shaymur
Reviewed August 21, 2017

We ended up sitting with another couple at a table for eight as there were six of us and every seat was taken. Very busy probably due to people getting ready for the eclipse. It took a good half hour to get our breakfast but...More

Thank Blooms65
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This place is always full of locals, mostly farmers and hunters, having a meal while talking about the latest things. The food is classic american fare, if you leave here hungry you must have hollow leg or something. For quality and price, I would always...More

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed July 14, 2017

We enjoyed a typical American breakfast: eggs, hash browns, English muffin, bacon and coffee. All served quickly and hot. Very affordable.

Thank Cyndy A
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Not fine dining, but very good for the road weary with an overall friendly and attentive staff. Enjoyed the fresh eggs and presumable locally sourced beef. Had dinner and breakfast there.

Thank Paul A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 W 12th St, Alturas, CA 96101-3213
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alturas
  • Phone Number: +1 530-233-5166
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