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Velvet Grill & Creamery

1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
+1 209-369-8231
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Velvet Grill is a small, what we call back east, diner. Extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of unpretentious food cooked well. The service is small-town friendly and attentive. We lived at one time in Tulsa and would frequent a local Route 66 diner....More

Thank Schrettner
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Wow, small town charm and incredible service. I would come back here in a heartbeat. Food was good and service outstanding.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Velvet Grill is my go to restaurant. We try all the new ones, but we always find our way back here. The food is ALWAYS good, the service is ALWAYS excellent, and the place is ALWAYS nice and clean. They have home cooked meals,...More

Thank W8282NSjanes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Their ice cream is over the top awesome! The service is stellar and it is rarely crowded. We like this place above some of the other ice cream destination spots in Elk Grove and Sacramento!

Thank JMusgrave
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We figured we would give this place a shot on a whim as we passed through town on our way back home to Southern California from Sacramento. Wow! Don't ask, just save room for dessert. The ice cream is absolutely FAN-FRICKEN-TASTIC.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Left highway 99 for some lunch. Used an entertainment book coupon, which is how we picked it. Lunch was very good, and I would presume breakfast and dinner as well. Prices were reasonable and staff was pleasant. We would eat here again.

Thank melotravel
Reviewed 29 May 2016

There is absolutely no reason to go to this place. Tuna melt? First on squishy, not even warm white bread-it looked like half a sandwich cut in half. But no matter-more of garbage wouldn't be better. The tuna was cold-and where was the melt? Jack...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Small but busy little place, mostly if not all booth seating . Some crumbs & paper under table but other than that clean Older decor but quaint Fries & onion rings really good ! Stay crunchy throughout the meal Crab tasted fresh, just needed some...More

Thank Sherri H
Reviewed 22 December 2015

From the outside, this place doesn't look exciting. You can tell it is old, but when you sit down, the booths are well-maintained, clean and comfortable. We were there for dinner, but I ordered breakfast. All of our food was very good, the service was...More

Thank Sandi W
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We were driving home to the Los Angeles area from Portland, traveling the 99 Freeway as there are more food and hotel options and we saw the Ice Cream billboard. I checked tripadvisor.com and realized we had already passed one Creamery but we were approaching...More

Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lodi
  • Phone Number: +1 209-369-8231
Description
This was the best breakfast we had on the whole trip...AND they make homeade ice cream daily. Both traditional flavors and my favorite...velvety chocolate infused with cabernet wine. Skip IHOP and go here for breakfast! Very attentive staff. Owner wanted to check on our trip, how we found them, if we were happy with the food, and to give us samples of ice cream.
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