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Village Pantry

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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5000 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA 95521-4646
+1 707-822-6141
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second trip through Arcata and a repeat visit to the Pantry. I had the California Club with their homemade potato salad. I want that recipe for the potato salad. Yum. My wife had the club salad and it was well packed with all the fixins.

Thank Richard S
Sparks, Nevada
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, we got there just prior to closing and they were very grateful for our business. We had the order to go and gave us with lots of napkins, utensils, condiments etc. We had the soup! Cream of Potato with Bacon and their house vegetable (like minestrone) both were really good. Salads (ceasar & chicken) were also yummy. No... More 

Thank Dianne B
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booths are nice and comfortable. Food is as expected and service is great! We were tired from travelling all day and it was nice to sit down and be taken care of.

Thank Tania C
Fort Bragg, California
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived and sat down next to a large family of 8 who had not ordered yet. I was wishing we had been just a few minutes earlier, but that wish was not necessary. The service was as good as the food. I had the Scramble plate in lieu of an omelette and the mushrooms, onions, peppers were cooked perfect.... More 

Thank S. B
Clearlake Oaks, California
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

we were seated right away and waitress came and took our order promptly. Have a never ending cup of coffee and breakfast was tasty.

Thank Wilma D
Red Bluff, California
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127 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This diner has breakfast all day and a good lunch menu. The service is excellent and friendly. We come here often.

1 Thank DLorahH
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

On the low end of Humboldt's dining options. A step below Denny's. When your only redeeming quality is below-average pies, you must be the Pantry.

1 Thank RedWouldForrest
Shady Cove, Oregon
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Sat down. Given menu. Waited 20 minutes. Never served. Left . Under staffed. Waitress never apologized.

Thank clara s
Salt Lake City, Utah
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a basic comfort food restaurant. The food was good and so was the service. Close to the hotel we were in. We went there for dinner and breakfast. We would go there again.

Thank Joyce B
Burlington, Washington
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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here. Meals were good and not over priced. Service was excellent. Bottled beer is available. Pies looked great but we were to full to try some. Next time here will go back.

Thank Juull

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA 95521-4646
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-6141

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