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Wagon Wheel Cafe

308 W 12th St, Alturas, CA 96101-3213
+1 530-233-5166
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good54%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Diner
308 W 12th St, Alturas, CA 96101-3213
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for breakfast, and where not disappointed...... Mostly local clientele, good American breakfast dishes and a friendly and swift staff.

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Wife and I had a great breakfast. Service was good as well. Locals recommend this place to us as we were passing through Alturas.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Local favorite. Great service. Great food. And plenty of nostaigic customer watching/eavesdropping (retired farmers mostly, I think) Every time I pass through here, I eat hers and every time, they are hanging out together, coming, going, switching out friends...Put a smile on my face and...More

Thank jane w
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

It was open on sunday so that was nice, it was on our roadtrip crom portland back to san Francisco. there were many other guests , we had the impression many locals. We had a good breakfast.

Thank gerdasimons60
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Clearly a popular haunt for the local population, the food was great and the servers very personable.

Thank DickinSD
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The Wagon Wheel Cafe is convenient for travelers on US 395. It requires a very short deviation from the highway. The breakfast was very good and inexpensive. We ordered off the menu, but noticed that most people were eating from the buffet. Diners will have...More

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed July 15, 2018

My wife and I were spending the night in Alturas as we were just passing through. There were several places to dine in town but we didn’t want burgers, Chinese, Thai, Mexican or pizza. We just wanted a nice family style diner with typical comfort...More

Thank henryonatrip
Reviewed July 1, 2018

8 of us returning from a National car meet in Reno checked trip advisor and was ipressed with the review so we stopped...and EVERYONE was happy we did! Friendly staff, fast service and GREAT food!!!

Thank Gjabsama
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This diner offered well priced meals, especially for seniors. Food is not especially healthy. Service was good.

Thank EurekaJSK
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
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from GarryM352 | Reviewed this property |
They are open 8 to 8 daily 8 to 6 Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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