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Matteo's Public - CLOSED

300 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2410
+1 530-265-0782
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“garlic fries” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
300 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2410
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Owners have left a heartfelt note on restaurants' front door stating they have closed the business. We were sad to see this as it was a popular place, and dog friendly.

Thank Calaverasgal
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Matteo’s closed a few weeks ago (it is October 2nd, 2018 as I write this). I am a Nevada City local, and enjoyed seeing local musicians perform, and the great comfort food.

Thank GVDan
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The food is unique, tasty, and creative. The live music adds a great touch to the atmosphere. Great menu options, wonderful staff, a very cozy and comfortable place for family and a nice time!

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting family in Penn Valley, we headed into Nevada City for dinner on Friday night. An Art Walk event was going on, so it was packed with all kinds of interesting folks, and parking was very limited. All 6 of us were starved, so we...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered fish tacos they came with a scant amount of fish, when I mentioned to a man who said he was the owner, he said he’d tell the staff so it wouldn’t happen again. My suggestion if you visit this spot..BYOF (bring your own fish)

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 21 June 2018

They welcomed us in at 10:20pm for a late night meal and never made us feel rushed to finish. Great staff, very friendly, great food. Highly recommend

Thank gary87xj6
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter and grandkids there for diner, the food was fresh and the waitstaff couldn’t be nicer. Ordered burgers for the kids and they loved them, the meals for the adults were also great

Thank afgm2014
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Wonderful service. Friendly staff. Love this little hole in the wall and make sure to take our many guests there. Great outdoor patio with music indoor or outdoors daily.

Thank I6028QIjanices
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We love going here for lunch or dinner. Great patio and winter is cozy by the stove with music playing. Love the Coq au vin!

Thank Floozie3
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Living in the foothills area you get to know the great go -to lunch spots in the area. Matteos is definately one of these. Matt the owner is usually there to greet customers, and make them feel very welcome. Rustic pub atmosphere with great comfort...More

Thank Kevin S
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Restaurant Details

American, Bar, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-0782
  • E-mail
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