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California Kitchen

251 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5509
+1 530-622-7500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (2 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
251 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5509
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On October 14-15, 2018, PG&E turned off electric service to approximately 47,000 homes and businesses in various counties in Northern California. PG&E slowly returned service on the 15th. California Kitchen was one of a few restaurants on Main Street in Placerville that got service. California...More

Thank Glen G
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Nice quick breakfast in downtown Placerville in an old renovated building that used to be a bar, and in the evenings I believe still is. A reasonable priced, well proportioned good breakfast.

Thank Doug999999
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We pulled into Placerville looking for lunch and found this little gem that serves all day breakfast food. The restaurant was able to accommodate a food allergy in our group. The omelets here are amazing. I had the Chile Verde omelet with tender pork and...More

Thank Shadmonster
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We went to the California Kitchen, four of us! What a neat setting! They were very nice people! We all had something for each of us. Food was great! And the service was excellent!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Staying across street. Location is good. Breakfast was hearty and very tasty Service was above average

Thank wendystevi
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I love California Kitchen for breakfast! It's a great place to meet friends, take family, or start your day if you've spent the night at the old Cary House Hotel across the street. Breakfasts can come with a Mexican touch if you like; the enchiladas...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This is always a must stop for us each visit to Placerville! We stay at the Cary House and walk across the street for a yummy breakfast and a amazing Bloody Mary. Definitly a #abouttowndeb pick. #debspick

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our food was amazing! Our two young daughters special ordered their meals, and no issue or upcharge. Staff was friendly and prompt. Setting was beautiful, only complaint, I ordered a Bloody Mary, and where I am from, they come with a beer chaser. I don't...More

Thank CarlaB6
Reviewed 4 January 2018

When my parents and I walked into this restaurant we thought it just had their grand opening. It was so clean and everything looked brand new. There are two rooms, one has a nice long bar and the other with regular tables. The tables were...More

Thank Darlene G
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We've been going to California Kitchen many times and it was always excellent, in fact their sandwiches are still wonderful. But, on 12/20/17 we went for breakfast and ordered our usual which was always great. My husband ordered the blackened salmon breakfast, this time they...More

1  Thank Karen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-622-7500
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