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Hi-Lo Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Cafe, Diner
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88 South Weed Blvd, Weed, CA 96094
+1 530-938-2904
06:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Weed, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right in the middle of town. Easy freeway on and off from I-5. Wonderful home cooked, comfort food. Salad bar and good desserts. Eggs benedict was heavenly and so were the pancakes. Wonderful service by local knowledgeable people.

Thank DennisKathie
Mt shasta, Ca.
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was where the blackbear menu started. It has good food. Super easy to find. The pies are the best you can get it by the slice or the whole thing. The pies are soooo good. Casual diner I go there for breakfast a few times a summer. Recommend it to anyone who is traveling through weed. Just one... More 

Thank Tyson G
Moses Lake, Washington
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168 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went with the chicken fried steak, something I haven't experienced in about 30 years. That should tell you all you need to know. The service is good, the prices not outrageous, the salad bar looked good, and the portion size was huge. We had a baked potato with our CFS. My wife and I should have split a single... More 

Thank EZWash
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi EZWash, Yes, we are "old school." We have been a family run business for over 65 years (in the same family)! We are going into the 3rd generation of family stewardship. This restaurant has been our passion for decades. We appreciate your business and thoughtful review. Please come again! More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Conveniently located at the intersection of I-5 and US 97. Well prepared standard diner fare with VERY friendly and efficient service. I especially enjoy breakfast, but have been there for good lunch and dinner as well. Senior pricing for good deals on slightly smaller portions. I have enjoyed the corned-beef hash as well as Denver omelettes. I will be back.

Thank Bob H
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Bob H, We appreciate your business. Thanks for stopping in. We look forward to seeing you again!! More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Good friendly service and plenty of seating. Steak, potato mashed or baked, steamed veggies (fresh frozen), dinner roll reasonably priced. A good option if your traveling and want a sit down meal, casual. It isn't a gourmet 5star place and it isn't trying to be. Kid friendly senior friendly.

Thank Frank C
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Frank C, We appreciate your business. We try to obtain a five star experience with every customer. We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal and service. We have been a family run business for over 65 years. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a great way to start the day! This is an old fashioned cafe with great friendly service and many locals visiting over coffee and delicious food. We were here on Halloween and several staff were in costumes and having fun. Our food was fabulous, some of the best hash browns ever. They were fried with onions and were crispy... More 

Thank KathyNel
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi KathyNel, Thanks for stopping in. Halloween was a blast for the staff. We had a costume contest to boot!! We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal. More 

San Mateo, California
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162 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We found this place on a cold, dark and rainy night. And what a find! Wonderful old standards with plenty of food and plenty of nice people within. Everything fresh, and I mean pies and cakes. Portions are very ample (so if you're a Senior and worried about small portions, don't be...) The beer called Shastafarian was truly excellent, and... More 

Thank SHADDACalifornia
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

SHADDACalifornia, We are glad you found us in the storm! We have been around for over 65 years and three generations of family stewardship. Hope to see you again. More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My family travels on the I-5 corridor often and are always hungry around the Weed area. We finally called in an order at the Hi-Lo. Like most reviews mentioned, it is true "diner" food. However, their menu has lots of options. Wife had a Caesar salad sandwich which she loved. I had a club melt that had thick cut ham,... More 

Thank Mike D
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Mike D, We are truly pleased to hear both the food and service were excellent. Thanks for stopping in! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Big home style dishes. Energetic staff that may have had too much coffee. Close to the highway and a much better stop than the usual fast food fare.

Thank Akonite
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Too much coffee....really....is their such a thing? Our goal is that you don't leave hungry. Hopefully we succeeded. Hope to see you again. More 

San Francisco, California
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is not a large selection of places to eat in Weed. This restaurant is located on US 97, and a short ride off of I 5, next to the Hi Lo Motel. Street parking. It is the typical diner type facility and restaurant. The waitresses were friendly in this casual diner. The usual American type diner food. Service was... More 

Thank Carlin35
Tracy G, Manager at Hi-Lo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Carlin35, We always aim for "5 stars". What could we have done to improve your experience? We are always looking to do better! 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, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 South Weed Blvd, Weed, CA 96094
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Weed
  • Phone Number: +1 530-938-2904
The Hi-Lo Cafe in Weed, CA is located just about the right distance between Here and There. Whether we’re your intended destination or your favorite stop along the way to where you’re going, we’ll always make sure your meal is unforgettable and comforting.

Our classic diner-style eatery has been serving up fan favorites to travelers and locals alike since 1951. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner our menu has all of the classic dishes that you know and love. Hearty omelets, fresh salads and soups, flowing coffee, smothered chicken fried steak, fresh wraps, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and locally brewed beer are just some of our popular offerings.

Don’t forget to top your meal off with our famous desserts - cobblers, pies, and a fully functioning old timey soda fountain with milkshakes, sundaes, banana splits, and more. Cozy up in a booth, at the counter, or at a larger table; we’ve got seating for all tastes.

We have pride in our food and pride in our town, and we invite you to fall in love with both! Our goal is to make you feel like family so you come back and visit us again and again.

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