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Frontier Cafe

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64118 2nd Avenue, Happy Camp, CA 96039
+1 530-493-2242
07:00 - 20:00
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114 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped in the bar first for a couple of beers before dinner. One of the USFS guys warned us that the bar was a bit rough and wild but it was absolutely deserted - on a Friday night! We moved to the restaurant for dinner and the food was OK - nothing adventurous but edible. The service was a... More 

Thank Mr_Canoehead_Calgary
Arroyo Grande
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140 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Traveling on motorcycles from Eureka to Yreka, Happy Camp seemed to be a good place to stop for lunch. Found the Frontier Cafe to have a good menu and an excellent burger.

Thank olblu92
Ashland, Oregon, United States
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is a small café in a small town, so I'm probably rating what would be an average restaurant in a city a little higher because of their location and my expectations. We stopped for breakfast on the way to the Redwoods, taking the beautiful Klamath River route to get there. The staff was friendly and the food was good.... More 

Thank Connie F
Goldthwaite, Texas
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped at the frontier cafe after 70 miles cold cold ride from Yreka was met by a lady from the Bronx New York who was the nicest thing. Income a fella from Boston Massachusetts who was an old Navy pilot and quite a character in his own right haha the food was great the volume was outstanding and the price... More 

2 Thank J R
Elkhart, Texas
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Food is high priced compared to other areas. Bought onion rings, French fries, a child's quesadilla and 3 drinks, bill came to $25 plus tip. Waited 20 minutes to get waited on, but we were warned they would be slow when we walked in so that was cool. Friendly people in general. Very rustic décor based on the towns old... More 

2 Thank john w
Pollock Pines, California
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Good food and lots of it! Friendly service. We ate here several times during our trip to Happy Camp!

2 Thank Kate3124
South Pasadena, California
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

...So I stopped in Happy Camp on a Saturday for lunch. The Frontier Cafe just sat there. It looked closed, even though the lit sign in the window said "open". There were no cars in the parking lot (usually a bad sign, especially at lunch time) I checked the door and found that it was indeed open. I was the... More 

Thank Don R
Moreno Valley, California
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413 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 738 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

The Frontier Cafe represents the best in authentic dining in a remote, small town in California's north woods. The friendly staff, furnishings, cool menu and giant helpings will ensure you leave "fat and happy". I recommend the pancakes, hot teas and baked goods. You might be sitting near the local police deputy's favorite table and also rub elbows here with... More 

3 Thank MonkeyOnTheWing
Marietta, Ga
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209 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Had breakfast here and it was very nice...magazine to read while u wait....granted not the most current :) Super nice wait staff!

2 Thank travelford
Madras, OR
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I only tried breakfast there, with 4 others. Portions are sized for hungry, long-distance bicyclists! Everything is made to order, so be patient. I had the biggest bowl of real oatmeal ever. My husband had eggs, ham & good pancakes. Skip the corned beef hash if you are an aficionado. Friendly staff. Only drawback is having to go through the... More 

2 Thank momiles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64118 2nd Avenue, Happy Camp, CA 96039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Happy Camp
  • Phone Number: +1 530-493-2242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?