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Priest Station Cafe

16756 Old Priest Grade, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305
+1 209-962-1888
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burgers” (23 reviews)
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16756 Old Priest Grade, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Get there for sunset and sit outside. Outstanding. Food was very good. Ribs meaty and tender. Service attentive.

Thank Greg U
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our road trip from San Francisco to Yosemite. Despite the 4 hour ride, there are few places to stop in between for a bite. This restaurant is located at the top of Old Priest Grade, a very steep and...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Most reviews here are for the diner/cafe (which is very good), but this place is also a motel of sorts: there are several cabins on location and they are way better than I expected. My cabin had a wall-to-wall carpet (clean!), there was a large...More

Thank ido50
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The café was recommended to us by the receptionist at the hotel we were staying and we were not disappointed. We had to rush a little as she told us that they stop serving at around 8pm. We arrived at 7:50pm and were received warmly...More

1  Thank Phil C
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great burgers. Great service. Nice people. Family owned outdoor or inside dining Weekend specials. Homemade chips

1  Thank Shersw
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were told about this restaurant by a local nutritionist. The beef is grass fed and free roaming. Burgers were good but the turkey soup was delicious! I can still taste it. Our waitress, Kim, was not the friendliest, but she was efficient. Take a...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Glad to find this place just before entering Yosemite where we knew our restaurant choices would be limited. Our food was fine, but we all were kind of chuckling as our waitress said the absolute minimum number of words. Maybe she isn't normally a waitress...it...More

1  Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for an excellent brunch en way to California and glad we did. Great setting, excellent food - skillet was top notch. Yellowjackets eventually drove us inside but apparently they're harmless. Anyway gave us a chance to chat to the owner about the place and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A nice place with outside seating with a view. Soup and salad brought a bowl of soup and plenty of salad. Get the tomato-basil soup if you can.

Thank theoax
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast returning from Yosemite to San Francisco. Lovely place, delicious food and awesome service! Also great history about the place!

Thank Cristina A
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7 February 2015|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
Old Priest Station is located on CA-120 three miles to the west of Groveland, CA. It is at the intersection of Old Priest Grade (the previous 120) and CA-120. Both roads are fine for auto traffic. CA-120 is often heavy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16756 Old Priest Grade, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Oak Flat
  • Phone Number: +1 209-962-1888
re-opened 08/2009 - Priest Station has been owned and managed by same family for 6 generations
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