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Ranch House Cafe

Us 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (16 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe
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Us 395, Olancha, CA 93549
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

If you have stopped in Owens Valley at the more crowded places north of Olancha, you missed out on the Ranch House! No Elbow Room only, no waiting, just really good food served by very nice people! And plenty of places to park, some in...More

Thank BP1279
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Been stopping there on the way up the 395 for decades. Food decent, but not amazing. Friendly staff. Feels good to get a burger and a cold beer there and cool your heels after you've been driving for 200+ miles. Mostly cowboys, ranchers, locals, and...More

Thank canyonday
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small and cute little cafe on the side of the road, great choice to stop for quick bite if you get tired of driving specially with traffic because being so slow at times. The food is very simple yet is tasty and...More

Thank Ana G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our group of friends & family stopped here for lunch as we were on our way to Bishop. Service was quick & friendly & a nice selection of lunch items on the menu. We all had something a little different & everyone enjoyed what they...More

Thank JstLv2Crz
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Good hearty breakfast served. All other meals overpriced and bland. Indifferent and crusty demeanor by servers as though they are angry to be working weekends.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

The waiters and waitresses always seen happy and you're greeted as soon as you walk in and they don't even ask for tips! I can't understand how this place gets bad reviews when there food is really good. This is a hidden gem of a...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

On our first day we had dinner and it was good. Nothing special but tasty and enough. The day after we had also breakfast. It was also good and more than enough. The service was good and quick. It is really a local please and...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 10 March 2018

About to drive through Death Valley and with no snacks in the car, stopping for a meal seemed like a good shout. This place was one of the few around, and I was happy to visit! Place was quiet and service was good, and food...More

Thank Kateseabra
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is a sweet little café run by friendly local folks with a funny, funky interior. Best place we've found along 395 for a meal with local character. The fry bread is good, so is the corn bread. Have a beer, sit awhile. Talk to...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Olancha isn't much more than a wide spot on the road between LA and Bishop, but the Ranch House Cafe makes a stop worth your while. Loved the Olancha Fry Bread for lunch. Nice bite to the salsa and your choice of roast beef, chicken...More

Thank steve b
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Restaurant Details

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