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Samoa Cookhouse

Off Cookhouse Road, Eureka, CA 95564
+1 707-442-1659
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (52 reviews)
“french toast” (42 reviews)
“bread” (106 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
Off Cookhouse Road, Eureka, CA 95564
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an old historic building that has been serving meals since 1893. It was originally for the workers at the mills and later opened to the public. Lots of antiques and pictures and a museum. The food is very good and served family style....More

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a old local logging building with long tables with checkered table clothes with a logging museum added to give you the history. Samoa Cookhouse is a step back in time for an eating experience had you are seated and given a basket of...More

Thank Dominquie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Step back in time and enjoy your self with cookhouse type of dinning. We sat down and passed the plates of food taking what you want and how much you wanted the food is great. Just make sure you keep room for the Pies they...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Although we had read about this institution prior to our visit for Sunday Lunch, we were not fully briefed as we had not appreciated that effectively it was the set meal or nothing! We had been planning on a light lunch but as we were...More

Thank Silvertravelsurfer
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Stopped in at the Samoa Cookhouse for dinner on Oct.23,2017. I have eaten here several times. Again, it was great. Soup and salad was VERY good, the pork roast was good,(could have been a little more tender), and the chicken was good.(a little less time...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

From what I’d read, I felt that this place will be an experience not to be missed. I was right! We arrived at 4 PM and we weren’t sure if they even be open. But they are open all day, with fixed times for meals....More

Thank JimandMarty
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Loved the pictures and the museum, but could have totally skipped the mediocre food. Waitress was very helpful and went out of her way to make us feel welcome and ensured we didn't miss highlights of our northern CA road trip. That made the trip...More

Thank JSmith999
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is the 2nd time I've eaten at the cookhouse while passing thru Eureka. I love the family style meal since we don't eat as a family too much any more with our children all adults with families of their own now. My husband and...More

Thank hctravelers
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to bring the family for historical local flavor. It all lumber jack family style eating. I had their all you can eat breakfast, no menus. You come in and eat what they serve you. Just like in the old lumber jack days....More

Thank jvboyle
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I love this family style restaurant. My husband and I take all of our friends here every time we are in the area. The food is yummy and the staff is very friendly. Always a great spot for breakfast!

Thank Dresden H
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30 September 2015|
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Response from Alicia C | Reviewed this property |
Samoa Cook House is just the eating. I have no knowledge of the Royal Kiko suite, are you asking about Eureka Ca or Hawaii? Samoa Cook house is in Eureka CA
12 May 2015|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. The best way to know is to call the restaurant directly. When we were in Eureka, we just "lucked into" rib night. I will say however, we haven't had a bad meal there yet. :) Hope this helps :)
26 December 2014|
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Response from 2busytocall | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was out of town. I hope you found something, for future reference Marie Calendars is usually open for holidays, also Applebee's & the one by the motel at the end of 4th & Broadway. Oh yeah and Denny's is always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Cookhouse Road, Eureka, CA 95564
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: +1 707-442-1659
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