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Buttercup Pantry

Main St, Placerville, CA
+1 530-621-1320
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (16 reviews)
“hangtown fry” (3 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Main St, Placerville, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pies look tempting, but are not that tasty. The lemon meringue was short on lemon and and the crust was pre-fab from a distant location. Not recommended.

Thank julesofthesea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just big - but tasty, too! I had biscuits and gravy with an egg on top. My husband went healthy and has eggs with sausage and avocado - instead of potatoes. They are very willing to please!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time trying this restaurant. We were a party of four and were looking for a light breakfast. This restaurant has a great small portion/ senior menu. We all ordered from this menu and were totally satisfied with the size and quality...More

Thank raymondew2016
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

In need of a meal for the long drive leaving Tahoe and this place was warm, welcoming, and friendly. Really had a family-owned feel which we love! Food was good, great variety. Service was refreshingly pleasant and fast. Met and exceeded expectations.

Thank Teamforever
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to this establishment a few times, so this review does not reflect just one visit. The staff was friendly and efficient. We were seated quickly. The menu selection is very good and they also have a soup and salad bar. The parking lot...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We truly enjoy this restaurant and have been coming here for over 12 years. We are never disappointed with the staff or food :) The apple dumplings are THE BEST!!

Thank Bre M
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Sacramento and took my aunt and sister back to a place they went to on a regular basis. Food is not fancy but good comfort food. Salad bar is average with limited options. Good pies for dessert or to take away. A...More

Thank johnmedve
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We really enjoy this restaurant. It's full of old time memorabilia mostly from the 40's and 50's. A lot of it is from the local area. The staff is friendly and the food is generous in servings and very tasty. Best of all they have...More

Thank ennyd103
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It's a cute building and has a charming interior. The three-egg omelet was good, the hashed browns OK, and the marbled rye hot buttered toast delicious. The herbal tea was weak. The only mistake was ordering the chocolate-coconut cream pie. HUGE piece, too sweet, better...More

Thank lesliemc2016
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Good food, good atmosphere, good people, bad coffee. I never understand how a restaurant that has so much going for it continues to serve sub par coffee. If you eat here enjoy a good meal in pleasant surroundings but order something other than coffee to...More

Thank rangerteam14
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Grace B
Is it open Thanksgiving:
21 November 2016|
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Response from PattiRx | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delayed response but yes, they are open for Thanksgiving with abbreviated hours. They do not take reservations. I would envy your dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Placerville, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-621-1320
  • E-mail