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Cinnabar Sams

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19 Willow Way, Willow Creek, CA 95573
+1 530-629-3437
08:00 - 21:00
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Galesburg, Illinois
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395 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way from the Redwods National Parks to Lassen Volcanic NP. We were tired and it was a nice break to stop. We all ordered classic burgers with cheese and fries. It was simple but the burgers were very good and the French fries weren't greasy. Almost seemed baked but they were very good. Service was great.... More 

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Redding, California, Usa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food was quite good, minor issue was the flies in the room, cute young waitress brought us a fly swatter and life was GREAT! VERY few restaurants in this area, even less with cute waitress'. Highly recommend - just ask fora swatter when you arrive!

Thank LivingOnPoints
San Jose, California
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The exterior has been named Bigfoot Diner. But the inside appears to be untouched. I came here on a Saturday fro lunch (round 11Am). I had the Club with fries. Portion was pretty sizable. I had to take the rest to go. The Server was very friendly and pets are allowed outside, so that's a plus.

Thank Zeph721
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2016

...and decor! Very good service with friendly wait staff. Our meals were delicious! Prices were moderate, and both senior and children's meals were offered.

Thank Liz/Steve B
Red Bluff, CA
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147 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Ate here for lunch passing through on business. Had Wild Turkey Club sandwich. Sandwich was very good as were the fries. Fresh, skins still on. I really enjoyed my meal. I didn't know what to expect as I was the only one there. But the food and service was very good. i have no problem stopping again.

Thank ChangeAdvisor
Willow Creek, California
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Cinnabar Sams is gone and its wonderful museum like setting is a memory! Fond memories of the area's history now replaced by another operator's restaurant.

Thank waterguy2014
Willow Creek, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Some of the dinner menu is very unique offering things I have never heard of. the wait staff is ok but you may get ignored, so be ready to speak up. Seems some what pricey for the quality of food and service.

Thank BellaBones
Willow Creek, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

This is now Bigfoot restaurant. The new owners are nice people but the place lacks quality food. The meat is low grade and the steaks are cut tissue paper thin. The cook has plenty of talent but he can only do so much with what he is provided. The menu boasts prime rib on Fridays. At 6pm on Friday they... More 

Thank TerriB924
Salem, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Not the same since new owner took over. Seriously. When it was called Cinnabar Sam's the place had a lot of neat stuff on the walls that added to the ambiance of the place and showed a lot of the history of Willow Creek. The food was fine and the lighting was warm and friendly. Since the new owner came... More 

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La Canada, California
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722 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

There's not too many restaurants in this part of northern California but fortunately Bigfoot Restaurant exists and it is very good. Our breakfast was delicious...the ham tasty, the sausages were suculent, and the scramble eggs that I requested were cooked to my order (fresh eggs, cracked on the grill---not the pre-mixed egg stuff they usually pour on the grill). The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Willow Way, Willow Creek, CA 95573
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Willow Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 530-629-3437

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?