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Address: 1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone Number:
+1 916-408-7777
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond...

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations in Northern California. With over 2500 Vegas style slot machines, 110 table games, a fabulous Poker Room with room for 240 players, 14 unique restaurants & bars, headline entertainment, and 300 stunning hotel rooms starting at just $99, this is the luxury resort experience you've always wanted. Live out loud - at Thunder Valley!

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This is a smoking casino. If you don't smoke it's not for you. It's a nice place to visit. The restaurants are very nice. The rooms are pricy,but worth it.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Greg P
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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is just a HUGE disappointment. Since my last review nothing has changed except he service is worse and I no longer make regular visits. Other places have such better food. I relate the buffet to Hometown buffet before they closed. Keep it up TV. Most importantly the service. I have never been yelled at before for trying to... More 

Thank Princeville13
Sacramento, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel room is clean and quiet. The reception is very helpful and courteous. There are a lot of slot machines to choose from/

Thank luis1160
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a smoking casino. If you don't smoke it's not for you. It's a nice place to visit. The restaurants are very nice. The rooms are pricy,but worth it.

Thank Greg P
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Foods great they are the most thoughtful Executives.When had my surgery I received a beautiful get from Greg. It's the little things I fine to be the most of importance.

Thank st0rmee
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The casino is about what you'd expect. Lots of slots, lots of tables, and lots of people trying desperately to either make it big, or, more likely, just throwing their money away. Mediocre, mediocre, mediocre. This is a place that you just expect something, and you get it...that is, if you aren't expecting anything too good, or too bad. Food... More 

Thank Keltin1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aww the room is so posh! I'm loving the bathroom! The king size bed is worth paying for in the deluxe room!

Thank Leanna W
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

You need to experience the grand time we had at this casino. Excellent choices of restaurants with great services.

Thank hooipo
Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Crowded that night but still a great trip. The staff was extremely friendly in getting me my players card. It has grown a great deal since the last time I was there. I walked out with money in my pocket so that is still a WIN.

Thank Edgy247
Lincoln, California
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We have had excellent food in the High Stakes Steak House. Fair to poor food and poor service in Café and fair food with good service in Chinese Restaurant. We don't gamble but it is off-putting to walk through the cigarette stench in the Casino to get to the restaurants. You can get to the High Stakes Steak house from... More 

Thank raydunaway
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I do not go to casinos for gambling -- I go for the shows and food. Thunder Valley has a good coffee shop. They also have an extensive buffet. Their crab buffet (not sure if that's still being offered) is a bit on the pricey side, but if you are fond of crab legs and buffet dining, then try it... More 

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