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Morning Thunder Cafe

557 Lawrence St, Quincy, CA 95971-9432
+1 530-283-3300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (40 reviews)
“omelet” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
557 Lawrence St, Quincy, CA 95971-9432
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Reviewed September 27, 2015

Excellent farm fresh food, superior service! Friendly home town staff contained within historic surroundings.

1  Thank Leroy915
Reviewed September 9, 2015

The staff was nice and friendly. Luckily they had crayons for my daughter. We were seated in 10-15 minutes. However once we ordered it took 45 minutes to get our food. It was good and I was glad we stopped. Probably wont stop again. Just...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We are bicycle touring the northwest. We have eaten at hundreds of these diners over the last few years. This ranks with the best of them. Located within walking distance of the courthouse, the diner offers both inside and outside seating. The positives: good food,...More

Thank funhogs2
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Busy place. Our group of 8 couldn't be accommodated at one table so we were broken up. Which is fine. Service was slow, given how packed they were I'm not shocked. I ordered a tostada with Mexican beef. There was no beef but lots of...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed May 28, 2015

We have been going here off and on for several decades. There is great food and lots of it. The prices are reasonable and you will not leave hungry. There have been several owners, but I think one of the old owners is back and...More

1  Thank SonoraJim
Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you ever stumble across the magical mountain town of Quincy CA and need a great start to your day, Morning Thunder Cafe delivers. This comfortable and homey cafe serves a great breakfast in a welcoming environment that befits this beautiful little town. Their 3...More

Thank goyami
Reviewed March 30, 2015

The food at Morning Thunder is good and plentiful. The restaurant is usually crowded and there is often a line in front on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Thank Soggiorno
Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a super place for breakfast and lunch. It was one of my favorite places when I lived in Quincy years ago, and I'm happy to say that it is still there and still just as good! The food comes in large portions, so...More

1  Thank Pamela A
Reviewed September 25, 2014

Warm, friendly place with great coffee. We enjoyed our oatmeal and biscuits and gravy. We liked this place better than the other breakfast spot in town--cozier.

1  Thank sally v
Reviewed August 30, 2014

I ordered a two egg omelet. It was one of the best breakfasts that I have had in a very long time. My husband ordered something vegetarian and he loved it also. Maybe we were just extra hungry because of all the fresh air. We...More

1  Thank Denise W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Lawrence St, Quincy, CA 95971-9432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 530-283-3300
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