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Black Station Restaurant

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28355 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666-9118
+1 209-295-4508
16:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Yuma Arizona
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a family owned restaurant that works hard to make you feel at home. Good selection of beer and wine and great food. Sit by the large fireplace in the middle of the room or take a seat at the bar. Don't forget to make a reservation. This place can fill up fast if the locals get hungry.

Thank StandupDan
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Dan for the great review. We are working hard to please the locals and the visitors alike. Also to let everyone know we have a full bar along with the beer and wine... More 

West Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Only good if you are over 70. Out of date, needs help. Rude proprietor. Service is slow. Same person does everything.

1 Thank RestaurantGirl421
Craig F, Owner at Black Station Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Restaurant Girl 421! My wife and I have just purchased the Black Station Inn, taking over on August 1st. We are closed for the month of August doing exactly what you talked about in your review...renovating the entire property! We would love to have you come back and check out the "New" Black station Inn with an all new... More 

Ramona, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Stopped in and spent two days at the lodge. Had dinner both nights with the wife and had a great time. Homemade soups, steaks cooked to perfection, and the best fluffy baked potato ever. Going to get Bob the chef to give me his secret on that spud!

Thank Craig F
Pioneer, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had steak. It was an excellent meal. The service was excellent, and they had a full bar, which was nice. The atmosphere is mountain, yet elegant. Very satisfied with service and meal.

Thank Susan C
Pioneer, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good food and has a bar. Only open thursday thru sunday for dinner .Make reservations Opens around 4pm

Thank 254sandy
Pioneer, California
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have had a couple of meals here and both were great even when there was no power due to the fires, they were open and prepared food. They have a decent wine selection and a full bar. I had steak and lobster, the lobster was gigantic.

Thank sirdouglas01
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

My huband and I had dinner here because we read some good reviews. Atmosphere just ok, food just ok. Nothing terribly bad, but this place is set up to be somewhat of a steak and seafood fine dining restaurant in the area and it's really not. Average and I feel overpriced for menu items. Our entress came with literallly 3... More 

Thank Angie T
Pine Grove, California
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Blacks station dose not look like its open about half the time, but when they are the food is outstanding and the atmosphere is great . They also have a full bar and great service. The fire place makes it cozy and romantic. if your on your way to Reno,Minden or Tahoe stop by I think you will be pleased.

Thank Doris M
Pioneer, California, Usa
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Great food and atmosphere, wonderful when there is snow outside and the fire going inside. It's very romantic

Thank Wade P
Volcano, California
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333 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place is 2.9 miles from our home, but we'd never visited it 'til recently. This is a charming Mom 'n Pop operation, with thoughtful and caring service, a full bar and good food perfectly prepared. I'd suggest a few more Amador County wines... Presently they are open four 'til nine, Thursday through Sunday. We'll return.

Thank rwwaugh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28355 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666-9118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pioneer
  • Phone Number: +1 209-295-4508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?