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South Pine Cafe

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110 S Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2517
+1 530-265-0260
08:00 - 15:00
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Nevada City, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local must! The food is delicious and very healthy. They use the best, make much of their own, and have options for every diet and diet restriction. Breakfast and lunch are amazing. Great fresh squeezed juices, home made jams, and even mimosa. Fresh salads and excellent sandwiches. It is always busy, so expect to arrive early or... More 

Thank CherylAdel
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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117 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very nice place. I only have positive comments. Seems like a locals place. Right near other restaurants and shops so parking can be a challenge and probably a nightmare when full of tourists. My friend had a scramble and I opted for traditional 2-egg breakfast. I particularly enjoyed the Louisiana Hot sausage with its kick. Server was excellent. Definitely going... More 

Thank GreggeryPeccary
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Food was yummy, service was just right in the middle, price was pretty much what you would expect from a breakfast place and ambiance were both good for young and old alike.

Thank elvida53
Paradise, California
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

So glad we tried this restaurant, lots of different items on the menu and fresh squeezed orange and grapefruit juices

Thank Dee R
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to eat! All day breakfast, delicious cocktails and the salads are soooooo good ! The service is the best the lady's are so hot and so nice, it's just one of the most amazing experience of dinning that I ever have, go to this place you will fall in love ❤️

Thank Lisete A
San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

South Pine Cafe is just the thing for the slightly adventurous breakfast or lunch. The lines outside the cafe around noon on Saturday had us really worried about the wait, but in fact the wait wasn't more than 5-7 minutes. It's definitely worth the wait. The food was delicious. We recommend trying something a little bit off the beaten track;... More 

Thank Jank360
Nevada City, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Good breakfast place, but I have come in there a few times and your potatoes are a bit undercooked. .

Thank jasonjohns696969
Boise, Idaho
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

As a vegetarian I'm always searching for an authentic homemade veggie burger. I found one here and it was the most delicious veggie burger I've ever tasted. It was messy but tables come with lots of napkins and wonderful homemade catsup! My husband (meat-eater) ordered the chorizo benedict served with home fries. He also ordered a side pancake which was... More 

Thank Mary-Ann C
Brewster, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We spent two nights in Nevada City and went to the cafe for both mornings for the tastiest breakfast in town!

Thank Deborah C
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We come here for breakfast more often than lunch. Try a Blackstone Benedict or Biscuits and Gravy. I like the corn cakes too. Friendly service. There might be a wait on weekends or peak hours, sign in with your name and party if so. This is a good spot for kids. There's wifi too and they even have some adult... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 S Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-0260

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