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YAKS on the 5

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$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Pub
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4917 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-1807 (Formerly Hitching Post)
+1 530-678-3517
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Danville, California
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yaks is our new favorite burger place in California. After eating their with Hubby, we we raved about so much that our daughter asked to dine there for her birthday the following night.Some reviewers have criticized Yaks's pricing, but they should realize that organic, homemade food isn't cheap to make. You cannot expect excellent service and this kind of quality... More 

Thank waikikisun
Crestline, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here while exploring the area, Sacramento River and Shasta Caverns. Bring your appetite! The hamburgers are huge and unique. Our server was friendly and made some good suggestions since this was the first time we visited. The burgers and chips we ordered were delicious and we were able to sample several of the craft brews. We took the... More 

Thank June T
Dixon, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Dunsmuir with my boyfriend and his family. I read some reviews on Yaks, and we decided to give it a try. We arrived near closing but they were very welcoming and seated us rightaway. The burger selection was impressive, but we managed to make our selections. They arrived at our table and we all dug in. The... More 

Thank dixijewl
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I regular traveler down and up Interstate 5 I have driven past Yaks many times without giving it a thought. About a month ago I read it ranked in one article as a great place for burgers. Top 50 in US. Today we decided to give it a try. The waitress and other staff were friendly and attentive. We both... More 

Thank cjones4331
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

On our move to Oregon my wife and I were getting hungry and stopped here for a bite to eat ... The hamburger we ate were huge , took a bit to eat and boy it has to be the best I've ever eaten ... Enjoy , a must stop for all ...

Thank Mark W
Green Valley
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a BURGER place. Many, varied burgers. And duck (beanless) chili. My husband had the cilantro burger, which was great. I had the garlic burger. I am a huge garlic fan, but this was almost too much for even me. Two days later and I still smell like garlic. Great homemade chips. Terrific sticky buns. Right off the 5.

Thank Phyllis1484
Wiggins, Mississippi
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My wife had stopped in here a few weeks ago with some family members and said I had to try it. When we first pulled up in front of the restaurant I was thinking "Ok. Really? This is it?" When you first walk in the aroma of their homemade sticky buns fills the air! Sweet! And they are delightful! There... More 

Thank 987shaynep
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I was there with my family last week and had a great time. Delicious burgers and awesome customer service.

Thank Andonaegui
No. California
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The burgers are enormous and very tasty. I was traveling alone, passing through on a road trip. The burger was too much for me to finish. If you are two traveling, I would suggest sharing a burger. I also found it a very heavy meal after sitting in the car all day. I could have had a salad, but wanted... More 

Thank talariah
San Antonio
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Amazing food, great service, lot's of fun. We have eaten here twice, and I am always impressed with the quality of the food. They have this huge old coffee press. They grind their own coffee, make their own hamburger buns from scratch, and invent their own gourmet sauces. Their menu has character. The restaurant is fun and it is not... More 

Thank Donn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
American, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4917 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-1807 (Formerly Hitching Post)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Dunsmuir
  • Phone Number: +1 530-678-3517
What started as a small delivery service in Redding, CA has become a Northstate sensation! YAKS on the 5 offers gourmet burgers, salads and brews. We strive to provide our guests with a memorable an awe inspiring experience with handcrafted foods, award winning microbrews, and world famous sticky buns. Baked goods are made fresh every morning and all our sauces, dressings and other goodies are made from product sourced locally whenever possible and made in house by our culinary team. It really is like tasting delicious for the first time in every bite. Come and enjoy...:)

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