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Black Station Restaurant

28355 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666-9118
+1 209-295-4508
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
28355 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666-9118
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Our table was next to fire place. Good service and good food..They did get busy, I'm glad we came early. Right off Hwy 88 can't miss it. We will return.

Thank nancy1899
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Extroverted hosts who clearly like people and like their work. Good dinner and yummy homemade desserts. Cozy fire to sit around.

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Our first visit to Black's Station after Chris and Craig took over late last year was for dinner. Given the shortage of decent restaurants in the area, we keep hoping for something local that has decent food. Black's Station did not disappoint. All the food...More

Thank Stevej95060
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed the food. We work hard at always coming up with new ideas and tastes. See you soon!

Reviewed April 3, 2017

We were returning from wine tasting in Amador County and stopped at Black Station Inn on hwy 88 for what we thought would be a quick bite before returning home to Nevada. Bottom line, we had such a great dinner and time with the owners...More

Thank Dudenacho
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

We both work hard at making everyone feel welcome. Glad you enjoyed the meals and the stay at our newly renovated lodge. Our business has been going strong thanks to all the great customers we are getting. See you again soon!

Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a family owned restaurant that works hard to make you feel at home. Good selection of beer and wine and great food. Sit by the large fireplace in the middle of the room or take a seat at the bar. Don't forget to...More

Thank StandupDan
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2017

Thanks Dan for the great review. We are working hard to please the locals and the visitors alike. Also to let everyone know we have a full bar along with the beer and wine...

Reviewed July 21, 2016

Only good if you are over 70. Out of date, needs help. Rude proprietor. Service is slow. Same person does everything.More

1  Thank RestaurantGirl421
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2016

Hi Restaurant Girl 421! My wife and I have just purchased the Black Station Inn, taking over on August 1st. We are closed for the month of August doing exactly what you talked about in your review...renovating the entire property! We would love to have...More

Reviewed June 17, 2016

Stopped in and spent two days at the lodge. Had dinner both nights with the wife and had a great time. Homemade soups, steaks cooked to perfection, and the best fluffy baked potato ever. Going to get Bob the chef to give me his secret...More

Thank Craig F
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We had steak. It was an excellent meal. The service was excellent, and they had a full bar, which was nice. The atmosphere is mountain, yet elegant. Very satisfied with service and meal.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Good food and has a bar. Only open thursday thru sunday for dinner .Make reservations Opens around 4pm

Thank 254sandy
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have had a couple of meals here and both were great even when there was no power due to the fires, they were open and prepared food. They have a decent wine selection and a full bar. I had steak and lobster, the lobster...More

Thank sirdouglas01
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28355 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666-9118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pioneer
  • Phone Number: +1 209-295-4508
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Comfortable family restaurant. Fireplace dinning. Set back in the trees...
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