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Ranch House Cafe

Us 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Us 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed at how busy this place was given it's location. Great service, good food and comfortable surroundings. A nice place to find!

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive up the Eastern Sierras on CA 395 is beautiful and this little roadside cafe is a gem. If you just need to stretch your legs or you are really hungry be sure to stop. I had breakfast here and the coffee and service...More

Thank Friendlytravler
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

An easy off and on from Hwy 395 with ample parking, this is literally a roadside cafe. In the classic style, the menu is broad with good solid meals that satisfy the heartiest of appetizers. Located just south of Olancha it is an ideal stop...More

1  Thank 22club58
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Even though we would have eaten any fresh food at this point, their burgers were very tasty, lovely fresh buns. Their potato salad is also quite good. Nice lunch stop. Packed. Pretty close to the Death Valley Visitor center off of HWY 395. They serve...More

Thank ernieLoomisCa
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Just had a wonderful Blackberry pie a la mode. Yummmmy. A special family favorite stop going North or South on 395.

Thank B2354CGdavidg
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We arrive almost last minute. It close at 8PM. But good food and friendly staff. The homemade food is very good. Diner comes with salad or soup and a delicious corn bread. There is a lot of pies homemade too. I recommend it.

Thank MarciaReny
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nothing else along this stretch of the 395 and it works well for this place. Super small place that has a rustic feel. The menu hasn't changed in decades and neither has the quality and service. I love stopping here for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Abluteel
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The place is really inviting. I stopped at the end of the lunch crowd and got to pick my table. I had a great view of the horse ranch across the 395. I had the Olancha fry bread with no meat. Large portion. Beans and...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We try to stop and eat at independent restaurants while on the road, support the families vs the big chains. This was one we had lunch in and it was worth the stop. Lunch was good and the decor was quaint. It's fun to stop...More

1  Thank gardenmomof2
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate lunch here twice within a week and both times were great. The food was always good. Try the specials, I'm sure they are always good. Good home made food. The potato salad is wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful. Got a chocolate...More

Thank diw0lff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Us 395, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Olancha
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