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Red Apple Cafe

2740 Highway 50, Placerville, CA 95667-6104
+1 530-626-8144
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good13%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible29%
Travellers talk about
“waffle fries” (2 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
“new owners” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2740 Highway 50, Placerville, CA 95667-6104
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

I like Denny's just because of there breakfasts. This is a really, really good version of that. On your way to Tahoe or Apple Hill, skiing? This is my sons favorite part or a ski day. a big hearty breakfast here. Huge, delicious, great biscuits,...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Not the home style cooking I was looking for. More of a east meets west type of food. The owner is Korean. The pork sandwich was good and my wife says the burger was good as well. But we had to wait 20 minutes before...More

Thank Ohjay49
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Stopped here on a busy Saturday (Apple Hill is just up the road) with a group of six after a morning hike. We have not stopped here in a few years because we can't seem to figure out when they are actually open. The sign...More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 5 September 2016

There is a reason we stopped eating here seven years ago, and it hasn't changed in all that time. Since we live in South Lake Tahoe and frequently travel to Sacramento and the Bay Area, this used to be a great restaurant to stop in...More

Thank 726cathyk
Reviewed 25 June 2016

If your on your way up the mountain a great place to stop for a meal as is is right off the highway. The menu is what you expect for a country cafe offering a nice variety of items. The view is nice as is...More

Thank prodocjazz
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Okay - so I have passed this place probably 300 times and never stopped. While we were camping in Pollack Pines at Ghost Mountain Resort we decided to stop in this cute little place for breakfast during a weekday morning. Man am I glad we...More

Thank bretdb
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Just finished lunch and found the restaurant to be quite exceptional in their courteous, friendly feeling they gave to us. The food was excellent and the views are wonderful. Will definitely be returning soon.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We always wanted to try this place on our way to/from Apple Hill. We went for lunch. Large menu of salads, soups, burgers, sandwiches, pies. The new owners are nice. Seems like a few locals were having breakfast or lunch. Nothing fancy, just a cute...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Totally impressed! Loved the views - this place is a little gem worth visiting! I ordered the hickory burger with waffle fries- and I definitely recommend them! My husband had a chili bean soup - also a winner- There's also a working cast iron wood...More

Thank LBGAbruzzi
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I gave it a two star for inferior service that happened with the old owners and new owners. I feel the staff is not trained well and they always seem to be understaffed, therefore, waitress's seem to be stressed quite a bit. Food can be...More

Thank Karen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2740 Highway 50, Placerville, CA 95667-6104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-626-8144
  • E-mail
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