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Palm Cafe & Motel

21130 Hwy 101, 121130 Hwy 101, Orick, CA 95555
+1 707-488-3381
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (27 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“patty melt” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Cafe
21130 Hwy 101, 121130 Hwy 101, Orick, CA 95555
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of my favorites among many of the old-school, off-the-interstate Mom & Pop diners. God, I LOVE stopping at places like this and then adding them to my "to do" list for when I next travel in that area. This is The Palm Cafe in...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My waistline couldn't handle me eating like this every week, BUT after hiking the redwoods I was happy to indulge daily! Home cooked, quality food, super nice knowledgeable staff. DO NOT MISS!

Thank LILifer48080
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had lunch for 6 people: 3 adults & 3 kids. The grilled cheese sandwich is to die for. They grill it and then grill outside with cheese. YUMMY. Not so hot about turkey plate (fried processed meat) or fish/chips (too greasy). Chili was very...More

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Awful ... dirty! Really disappointing food. At least it was only breakfast . Even the restrooms are filthy.

Thank Bella B
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were riding out a storm, decided to stop in for a slice of pie and a warm drink. The pie was delicious, the service was great & the locals were friendly. Make sure to get the full experience and sit at...More

Thank Kimie L
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Listen, sometimes you stumble into something so real and so good, you can't believe your good fortune. Palms Café is that way. I wander in, cold to the bone from a long ride in the fog on a small motorcycle. There is a meeting going...More

Thank lawrencer782
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The counter's Formica may be worn from years of cleaning, but the place is well cared for and the food is good. You can even chat with the cook as he prepares your meal. We shared his 3 egg omelet and did not have enough...More

Thank PTBitte
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We couldn't find anywhere to eat Fter visiting the big trees but we happened on this cafe, from the outside it is unprepossing and internally it's quaint and old fashioned but the staff were great and the food really good.

Thank UlverstonJanet
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have eaten here a few times and it is always good home style cooking. If you have room you will want to try the pie.

Thank rainbonita
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Well, if you want to go back in the past, stop and stay at the Palm Café and Motel. If you want some home cooking meals, eat at the Palm Café and Motel Restaurant. Jerry, the main man.......gave me a free hat and coffee mug...More

Thank DannyWasserman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21130 Hwy 101, 121130 Hwy 101, Orick, CA 95555
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Orick
  • Phone Number: +1 707-488-3381