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Velvet Grill & Creamery

€€ - €€€American,
1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
+1 209-369-8231
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“my favorite” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
€€ - €€€
1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Stopped in on a Saturday with the family at 5:45. 4 tables of customers 3 servers and it still took 10 min to take our orders. Meals were great, took 10 min to get our dessert orders. The servers were friendly, food and dessert fabulous....More

Thank Natalie F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Took the family for early dinner and found that the service was very slow and the food was not all that, have not been back since

Thank coyotejunction
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Velvet Grill is a small, what we call back east, diner. Extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of unpretentious food cooked well. The service is small-town friendly and attentive. We lived at one time in Tulsa and would frequent a local Route 66 diner....More

Thank Schrettner
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Wow, small town charm and incredible service. I would come back here in a heartbeat. Food was good and service outstanding.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Velvet Grill is my go to restaurant. We try all the new ones, but we always find our way back here. The food is ALWAYS good, the service is ALWAYS excellent, and the place is ALWAYS nice and clean. They have home cooked meals,...More

Thank W8282NSjanes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Their ice cream is over the top awesome! The service is stellar and it is rarely crowded. We like this place above some of the other ice cream destination spots in Elk Grove and Sacramento!

Thank JMusgrave
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We figured we would give this place a shot on a whim as we passed through town on our way back home to Southern California from Sacramento. Wow! Don't ask, just save room for dessert. The ice cream is absolutely FAN-FRICKEN-TASTIC.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Left highway 99 for some lunch. Used an entertainment book coupon, which is how we picked it. Lunch was very good, and I would presume breakfast and dinner as well. Prices were reasonable and staff was pleasant. We would eat here again.

Thank melotravel
Reviewed 28 May 2016

There is absolutely no reason to go to this place. Tuna melt? First on squishy, not even warm white bread-it looked like half a sandwich cut in half. But no matter-more of garbage wouldn't be better. The tuna was cold-and where was the melt? Jack...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Small but busy little place, mostly if not all booth seating . Some crumbs & paper under table but other than that clean Older decor but quaint Fries & onion rings really good ! Stay crunchy throughout the meal Crab tasted fresh, just needed some...More

Thank Sherri H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 S Ham Ln, Lodi, CA 95242-4539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lodi
  • Phone Number: +1 209-369-8231
This was the best breakfast we had on the whole trip...AND they make homeade ice cream daily. Both traditional flavors and my favorite...velvety chocolate infused with cabernet wine. Skip IHOP and go here for breakfast! Very attentive staff. Owner wanted to check on our trip, how we found them, if we were happy with the food, and to give us samples of ice cream.
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