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Thunder Cafe

1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wide selection and tasty food. I liked the Pizza best but the Philly Cheese Steak looked good too. Breakfast options are a bit limited but configurable to most tastes.

Thank VernB67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe has been remodeled and the wait staff are still superior! They are super attentive and are always near by if you need anything.

Thank Barton P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the server was very professional. A great value! Perfect for a relaxing break. I especially enjoyed the roast beef.

Thank 876rayd
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Simply delicious! Would definitely eat here again. The chowder is smooth with delicious clams. It was veryfilling.

Thank X2499WJcherylg
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Always have to start our visit at Thunder Valley Casino with a great meal and a couple drinks at the Thunder Cafe. Very friendly atmosphere and great food.

Thank jstewmo
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place while trying to find a place to eat. To our surprise the food was really good. Our server was really polite and nice. Just the right amount of attention and always with a smile on her face. We will be...More

Thank Russ A
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The Thunder Valley Cafe serves large portions and the food is pretty good! They have added an Italian Pizza and Pasta Bar, and the thin crust pizza is excellent! Price are reasonable and normally you can get in. If you don’t want to go to...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We've been here many times before, and the food has always been at least pretty good and sometimes excellent. The service has, at times been good, but our last few visits we've experienced lackluster service. On our visit last week, our server did not appear...More

1  Thank AHIDAD
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Ordered breakfast to take to room. Food was hot and tasty. I hand everything I needed to eat from fork, napkins and condiments.

Thank Fast F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The rating of average is more a reflection on the casino atmosphere than the cafe. The food was surprisingly tasty with large portions and reasonable prices. The service was okay, our server consistently forgot things that we asked for and even messed up an order....More

1  Thank RoughandReadyTravler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lincoln
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