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The Old 5 Mile House - CLOSED

18851 State Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959-9191
+1 530-265-5155
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
27 Sep 2015
“So sad and sorry that The Old 5 Mile House has closed”
5 Aug 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18851 State Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959-9191
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

My husband I went to the Old Five Mile House last evening so looking forward to having the wonderful Halibut Fish and Chips and Guinness on draft only to find that it was closed and for sale. We've been going here for many years, bringing...More

Thank Islands4me22
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We tried to have dinner here last night, and learned that it has closed permanently and that they are selling off all the equipment. This is sad because when this place was good, it was amazing. But, in its last days the whole experience was...More

2  Thank Rudolph_Wurlitzer
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I made a 7:30 p.m.reservation for 4 of us for a Birthday dinner two weeks in advance. When we arrived (on time) last night the "hostess:' (who could have cared less),casually told us someone had seated themselves at what was to have been our table...More

Thank eve g
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

I stopped by for Brunch and found the patio while exploring the place. Beautiful day to eat outside. I loved everything about the place. Staff was friendly. Food was adequate but I take some responsibility because I knew it was iffy ordering Crab Benedict. I...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We took friends who just moved to the area. It took at least 30 minutes to receive drinks and 1 1/2 hours to receive our food, which was NOT worth the wait. The place was not busy, so that wasn't an excuse. Waiters brought orders...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I really had a hard time determining the overall rating for this restaurant. We have dined here on numerous occasions, and the quality has been all over the place. It can vary from being INCREDIBLE to INEDIBLE -- seriously! On most occasions, the food is...More

Thank Walt S
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Come for the patio, drinks and play area for the kids (I was warned to bring mosquito repellent for dinner) and low expectations for the food for the best experience! We came in for a late lunch and the outside patio and kids play area...More

Thank TerrLaur
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I really want this place to succeed. But my experience last Sunday did not bode well. Arrived early, even though we had reservations, as I was told the place was going to be crowded. There wasn't a soul in the reception area or restaurant, but...More

Thank Leodis
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We drove up to the Old 5-Mile House for a German Celebration with outdoor barbeques cooking up bratwurst and knockwurst and polish sausage and sauerkraut. Delicious!!! There was live German music and people "in costume." It was fun, there was plenty of parking available, and...More

Thank Sunnygirl2001
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The Place has a nice Bar. When it gets to ordering a dinner ,the whole place lacks leadership. We has a Dinner Reservation . It does not bother me that they were busy, however I feel sorry for the wit staff. We had a Refreshing...More

Thank Dobbins60
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  • Address: 18851 State Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959-9191
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-5155
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