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Thunder Cafe

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1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch and they have a great menu. I had the Annie special, turkey, avocado, cheese toasted on sour dough, along with french fries and ice tea. The lunch was very good. They also serve a very good breakfast. Service was good and friendly. Nice to have a good family in Lincoln. I wish they served dinner.

Thank retiree508
Vacaville, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cafe is always a staple to our stays at Thunder Valley. Great food and service. Great variety and incredible dessert selections in glass cases that you can have packaged up for later in your room.

Thank jstewmo
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't ever had a bad meal in this restarant. Everything is seasoned perfectly. Cooked the way you order it. Great steaks, fish or pizza.

Thank geckogirl548
Citrus Heights, California
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180 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually go to the buffet, but we were here for an Abbafab concert and going to the buffet late was not good for going home to bed. The food selection is great, breakfast available anytime. We had great attentive service and the food portions were generous and we had to take some home. I loved the beef liver and... More 

Thank dbwbear
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123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Unlike other restaurants, Thunder Cafe is different. Besides serving great foods, the service is also great.

Thank Amy S
Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Thunder Cafe was open very late. The breakfast is huge and inexpensive. Very Clean. The service is very fast.

1 Thank c4chans
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Service is excellent! The Cafe installed a state-of-the-art pizza oven last year and the pizza is awesome! This is Thunder Valley's coffee shop, but like all Thunder Valley venues, it's high end. The desserts are mandatory.

1 Thank Kris G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Ate lunch at my favorite restaurant with sister. Enjoyed my visit with the staff. The Chinese Salad is the best, sometimes I have it with children either way its great. Played some,took home some gifts. I try to dine there once a week,but had surgery so it's still day by day. Miss my Thunder Valley staff they treat everyone special... More 

1 Thank st0rmee
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Usually not much of a wait. I always come for the clam chowder. The prime rib dip and turkey dinner are also my favorites. Dessert bar out front is a must.

1 Thank gerald605
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food for breakfast and dinner is excellent and all there employees are pleasant and are always trying to please!

1 Thank renkogold

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lincoln

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