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Olancha Cafe'

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
1075 S. Hwy 395, Olancha, CA 93549
+1 760-764-0023
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“Simple, tasty food”
6 Mar 2018
“Rustic Rural Charm”
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, American, Native American
€€ - €€€
1075 S. Hwy 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel like a local by eating local. Food is fresh, well cooked, serves are huge and well priced. Staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank Lynn J
Elizabeth J, Owner at Olancha Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the input.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife and I live in a nearby town and decided to give this establishment a try based on the online reviews. All I can say is we have found the best food and service between Lone Pine And Olancha. We will definitely be back!

Thank DaCar160
Elizabeth J, Owner at Olancha Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for the positive input :)

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

As you are driving on a single lane, south end of Hwy 395, just after crossing over the LADWP aqueduct, you’ll see a small, but lovely RV and camping spot. The area is rural, high desert with the eastern Sierra towering the backdrop. Within this...More

Thank PaletteontheGo
Elizabeth J, Owner at Olancha Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for the positive review :) Kind regards, Elizabeth

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this hidden gem. the personnel of this tiny cafe are extraordinarily accommodating and the food is delicious.

Thank Bert S C
Elizabeth J, Owner at Olancha Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your input. We really appreciate it. :) Kind regards, Elizabeth

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A really hidden treasure in the middle of nowhere We stayed at the Olancha RV and we didn't expect to be able to get some food in the neighbourhood But surprisingly this cafe could serve us both a really good dinner (one of the best...More

Thank ortoftasakc
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This was the only restaurant in walking distance so we decided to eat here. The food was nice and really cheap. We came back the next day for breakfast and that was nice as well! Great place to fill up before you head into Death...More

Thank Jade D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not super fancy, but the food has always been good and the service more than adequate. Besides, it one of the few places that you can get really good liver and onions!

Thank William S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A cafe in the middle of the desert - doesn't fill you with confidence does it? How wrong I was. Call in and meet Matt - this guy can cook. Best hash browns I had on my road trip! Oh, and don't get me started...More

Thank Loopwork
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For some breakfast. What a treat! Friendly staff, awesome food, amazing water! We will be back on our next trip to Mammoth or the Sierra.

Thank Bosswave
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Mexican, American, Native American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 S. Hwy 395, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Olancha
  • Phone Number: +1 760-764-0023
  • E-mail
Olancha Cafe' just opened Memorial Day Weekend at Olancha RV Park and Motel. We offer indoor and outside Seating. We do our best to offer a Healthful Tasty Cuisine. Non GMO'd No Hydrogenated oils, High Fructose Corn Syrups or MSG. We offer Organic, Pesticide Free, Cage Free, Free Range and Vegetarian Options. Our Breakfast is totally Natural with Cage Free Eggs, Real Robust Maple Syrup on our Pancakes and French Toast and Country Fried Steak and Biscuits n Gravy with Vegetarian Sausage and Bacon Options. Real Homemade Dressings for our Mixed Greens and Romaine Lettuce Salad Options. Our Bison (Buffalo), Rib Eye Steak and Variety of Meats are Free Range and Grass Fed. Our Salsa and Mexican Cuisine is all made from Scratch in fact all of our food is Homemade. Our Date Shakes are so delicious and we offer a large variety of Smoothies and desserts. We offer Coffee Drinks, Ice Blended and Hot. We also offer Daily Soups and Fresh Baked Muffins which are available in our General Store after hours. Beer and Wine can be purchase at our General Store which is a hop, Skip and a Jump from the Cafe' Come and enjoy our Healthful Cuisine "It's To Live For!"
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