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Morning Thunder Cafe

557 Lawrence St, Quincy, CA 95971-9432
+1 530-283-3300
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (42 reviews)
“french roast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
557 Lawrence St, Quincy, CA 95971-9432
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Reviewed November 3, 2015

Morning Thunder Cafe (I believe it has been renamed to Patti's Thunder Cafe) is a good choice for breakfast. Service was prompt and courteous. The menu has the usual breakfast selections such as omelettes, eggs with bacon and sausage, etc. Naturally, juices, coffee and tea...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank bruin1971
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Friendly welcome and good breakfast in the town of Quincy. High quality food in a rustic yet charming setting. Our meals were high quality and we enjoyed the ample portions. The fresh fruit was delicious. A must for sure!

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank carsonguy
Reviewed September 27, 2015

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

Date of visit: September 2015
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

Date of visit: September 2015
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

Date of visit: August 2015
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

Date of visit: July 2015
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

Date of visit: May 2015
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

Date of visit: April 2015
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.

Date of visit: March 2015
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

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank Pamela A
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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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