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The Shoestring

1320 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-5902
+1 530-622-7125
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“corn dogs” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, American
1320 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-5902
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

You get what you pay for and maybe more. Really decent-sized burgers for the price. I ordered a double cheese burger because it was only $7. It turned out be a lot of meat! The fries were the fairly thin type and were okay. I...More

Thank hortaegg
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Returning from Tahoe and our first choice for lunch was closed; so, we decided that a good hot dog would be an option. This little place met the ticket; lots of choices for dogs and burgers. Good, friendly service; this is not a fancy place...More

Thank Srbellee
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I stopped here for lunch one day on a recommendation. I heard their pastramis were excellent and the fries to die for. I got the pastrami sandwich and it was good, lean meat, but a tad overdone, but the chili cheese fries were awesome. Ate...More

Thank scvrose
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You don't go here for the decor. You go her for the freaking BURGERS! You want one. You want one RIGHT NOW!!!!! An old-fashioned 50s style experience. Mel's gives the appearance of nostalgia, Shoestring is the real thing to the bone.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Forget fast food. Everything here is cooked while you wait. The meat is greasy and full of flavor. The fries are plain, covered in cheese or better yet chili and cheese. Your basic old fashion burger joint. Some covered outdoor seating in the front.

Thank calguyCalifonria
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Their chill cheese fries are outstanding and all of their hotdogs I have enjoyed. The only exception would have to be for their corn dogs that they say are home made, yet the stick says foster farms. I have called them out on this a...More

Thank dockahuna
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A made to order hamburger hot dog restaurant small in size but BIG on flavor. They serve up a terrific Pastrami sandwich with excellent fries...

Thank prodocjazz
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The food is good.We eat there at least once a week.Not just for the food but when we moved to this small town 3 year's ago the family that runs this place immediately made us feel like family.Good eats,great people

Thank beinspahr
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The food was pretty good for a drive in. It took a long time to get the food. No restroom avaliable. The weather was nice which came in handy as it was outdoor dining.

Thank Kennyraybob
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Shoestring has been in Placerville for a long as I can remember, and that's a long time. I have to admit I have a soft spot for the place as it was my dad's favorite place to eat. They have crushed ice, is one reason....More

Thank Greg M
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Lunch, Dinner
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11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
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11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-5902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-622-7125
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