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Ranch House Cafe

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Olancha €€ - €€€ American, Cafe
US 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (5 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
US 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful Blackberry pie a la mode. Yummmmy. A special family favorite stop going North or South on 395.

Thank B2354CGdavidg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrive almost last minute. It close at 8PM. But good food and friendly staff. The homemade food is very good. Diner comes with salad or soup and a delicious corn bread. There is a lot of pies homemade too. I recommend it.

Thank MarciaReny
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nothing else along this stretch of the 395 and it works well for this place. Super small place that has a rustic feel. The menu hasn't changed in decades and neither has the quality and service. I love stopping here for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Abluteel
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The place is really inviting. I stopped at the end of the lunch crowd and got to pick my table. I had a great view of the horse ranch across the 395. I had the Olancha fry bread with no meat. Large portion. Beans and...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We try to stop and eat at independent restaurants while on the road, support the families vs the big chains. This was one we had lunch in and it was worth the stop. Lunch was good and the decor was quaint. It's fun to stop...More

Thank gardenmomof2
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We ate lunch here twice within a week and both times were great. The food was always good. Try the specials, I'm sure they are always good. Good home made food. The potato salad is wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful. Got a chocolate...More

Thank diw0lff
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This stop gives you needed refreshment along with local color. The walls are decorated liberally with ranch and cowboy humor and photos. The food is simple and tasty. You will likely dine with local ranchers who you can identify by their cowboy hats. Fun stop...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

After traveling for a week we finally found the restaurant we were dreaming of! The restaurant is well decorated, the waitress chrystal was friendly without being fake. The food was very good and served with bread and salad on the side. The french fries aren't...More

Thank Tartifl74
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Stopped here for breakfast because we always wanted to try it since its on the main road but was disappointed, The food was just okay, the flies were everywhere and so annoying. The waitress was nice though. Will drive to Lone Pine next time, tried...More

Thank Luchie B
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place! The Ranch House Cafe is a Charming Historical American Roadside Diner.. The employees here are the best, our waitress on my most recent visit (Think her name was 'Burma'?) was so warm & friendly- It almost felt like we were visiting with...More

Thank Vickyandvan123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US 395, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Olancha
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