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Ike's Quarter Cafe

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401 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2411
+1 530-265-6138
08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 08:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Sparks, Nevada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Good food, favorite place to eat for the locals. A friend who has lived in Nevada City all his life met us here for lunch. Very nice.

Thank 821smith
Ubud, Indonesia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not for the light of stomach, full flavours, vegetarian and vegan options. Corn bread all day! Great brunch!

Thank YoshiWanderhoof
Newark, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food was OK. I ordered a burger and it was raw when I took a bite. I sent it back and they returned the burger (reheated, with the bite out of it). Over done meat...very undesirable, in looks and taste. Couldn't eat. They apologized but felt they didn't much care. They did take it off the bill. It happened... More 

Thank fr8trns
Nevada City, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very good food. I live in Nevada City and it is a very popular restaurant. There are always lots of people there.

Thank Mary R
Nevada City, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great food and the outdoor patio is the best. There are so many wonderful dishes, it can be hard to decide which one to choose---the portions are generous, so you can't choose too many for one visit. Cool people wait the tables, too.

1 Thank particular365
Sacramento, California
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

My parents absolutely love Ike's. This is their regular spot for Sunday mornings. I am more than happy to join them because the food is delicious. Such a great variety of southern food and breakfast basics so everyone will find something to eat. I love the decor because I have been to NOLA and love every poster, mask and set... More 

1 Thank Molly S
Nevada City, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Some nice food offerings in the New Orleans trad. Good selection of beers. Fair weather is best time so you can eat outside in very pleasant, shady setting but the food is always good. Ike's is set just off the main street in historic Nevada City. Credit cards are NOT accepted. Don't be embarrassed though doing dishes there might be... More 

1 Thank Joaquin H
Grass Valley, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

This little place would probably be called a "dive" by some. But Guy Fieri has made a whole career out of introducing us to the best of the nation's diners, dives, etc. And this tiny little place under the huge cherry tree is worth searching for. The food is great, the menu is full of stuff I've never heard of.... More 

1 Thank Bonnie B
Rio Linda, California, United States
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We are a late lunch here on a recent visit. The chicken pesto sandwich was delicious and filling! We grabbed a smoothie from the well stocked fridge and enjoyed our repast on the outdoor patio.

1 Thank Candace T
San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

A little flavor of New Orleans in the mountains! This is a quaint spot for breakfast. Large menu and great atmosphere. They have an old piano in the dining room. One of the customers sat down & played a tune. Very cozy!

Thank Kim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-6138

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