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131 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-1120
Today
08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Huntington Beach, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a wonderful Oriental chicken salad here, and my husband had a tuna melt with fries. Their fries are amazing, much better than average. There were dried cranberries in the chicken salad, along with mandarin oranges and a lot of chow mein noodles. The dressing was wonderful. We will definitely be back here.

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Thank Louann M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in Lone Pine after a long day of skiing, and were very hungry. We walked down the main road and stopped here because of the aroma coming from within! A small place, only one lady working when we sat down but she had it under control. Small menu, but exhausted as we were, simple was great. We ordered... More 

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Thank Kylie D
Carson City, Nevada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was craving ribs and the BBQ joint was closed, another resturant we went to did not have them - then as we were wandering around I saw the Totem Cafe sign - RIBS - and they are not to be missed !

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Thank Lightfeat
Durango, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a late breakfast here on my visit to Lone Pine. The menu is what you would expect to find in any diner in America. The food was average. The service was slow, given that only two other tables in the place were occupied. The coffee was mediocre. You can't go wrong having breakfast here. You just won't rave... More 

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Thank Albert B
Yorba Linda, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a steak dinner and this restaurant had the best selection of steak. Priced too high however but still the food was good. Servers were very nice.

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Thank dtompmakin
Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stopped in here because I was hungry, I choose a steak and ordered extra onions & mushrooms. The menu says they use the best quality meat, it was not that tender.. then the onions were red onions fried...yuk! When I questioned this I was told "we only use red onions" Overpriced for substandard food.

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Thank J_Traveller_C
Jacksonville, Florida
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44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We kept coming back here to eat while visiting Lone Pine. Why? Best wings ever! Friendly people too!

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Thank Rita J
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was looking for a particular place that had been recommended, but realized this was probably not it. But I was starving and decided to stay and eat. I just missed breakfast by minutes, and had been craving home fries. I ordered from the lunch menu, starting with a cup of chili, then a "Philly cheesesteak." The chili was good.... More 

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Thank Joan M
Sunnyvale, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Food is more diner than cafe-- if you like standard American diner breakfasts, this will be right up your alley. Good prices on hearty plates of bready things, eggs, sausage, etc. They'll even do you a steak, if that's you're thing. I'm a vegan and the only thing on their menu for me was oatmeal, but hey, it was good... More 

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Thank nikkijustnikki
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had a sirloin steak for dinner my friend had the flat iron stead both were very good. Service was good. I would recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Garry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-1120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?