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Smith Flat House

2021 Smith Flat Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-5038
+1 530-621-1003
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tartlet” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2021 Smith Flat Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-5038
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being locals we had heard of this restaurant but never made an effort to drive up to Smith Flat to try it out. Had we tried it years earlier we would have been regular customers. Excellent atmosphere (you eat in the basement of an old...More

Thank Corvette D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Well when the front of the house is totally lost at 6 pm on a Saturday would you want to stay and try your luck with the back of the house?? I don't think so. I think this is a burger and shake place at...More

Thank Dirtyroomguide
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Dining in the basement anyone? - Well, this is what you're in for! Wait staff is knowledgeable in the history...just ask. Nice selection of wines. I had the charcuterie for my main entree and my sister has the scallops and a lovely salad. Sat next...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Was looking forward to a wonderful first time experience at this place, very sorry that was not the case. To look at the food it looked decent but looks can be deceiving. To begin with had to go down steep stairs to the basement bar...More

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently enjoyed a wonderful meal at the historic Smith Flat House in gold country. This restaurant offers a fabulous menu of traditional and unique appetizers, salads, entrees and deserts. My wife started with a delicious cold green bean salad while I...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience there recently. Our server, Emerick, was so cute & personable. We all really liked our dinners. John, chef/owner came out to speak with us. Very attentive service and good food. Love the atmosphere too. Will definitely be back.

Thank Canyongirl66
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I appreciate that anything on the menu will be consistently prepared. Everything on the menu is prepared as you would expect it. For quiet couple meals we eat in the back room, and if the weather allows we eat outside where it is quieter. Solid...More

Thank calguyCalifonria
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Been here many times. The building is actually built over an old mine! Eat downstairs and you'll sit near the old mine shaft. Owner John is very nice and what terrific food! A little price, but worth it. Dark and romantic, not for kids.

Thank Trina W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

my sister and I were there for dinner tonight. I had their vegetable linguini. it was wonderful! my sister had two of their appetizers as her entrée. she said hers were delicious. the service was also wonderful. the hostess took us on a tour of...More

Thank Francie C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch . It is in an old mining area so its very euro and intimate. We had charcuterie and wine . Good pizza too. Enjoy!

Thank lewis k
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Dale S
What t prices like
10 December 2015|
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Response from VicCosentino | Reviewed this property |
I can't really recall but I believe we, my husband and I, were under $100 which for dinner at a nice place believe its reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2021 Smith Flat Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-5038
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-621-1003
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