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Buttercup Pantry

Main St, Placerville, CA
+1 530-621-1320
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (17 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“strudels” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Main St, Placerville, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is not always easy finding a nice place for breakfast – this one definitely impressed with old fashioned décor, spotless service and very nice food options, especially for those loving sweet. We definitely recommend!

Thank SavertFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were passing through Placerville on our way home from a trip to NV and Buttercup was the first place we saw as we made the exit from US 50 onto CA 49. (Neither of us had been here before.) It looked...More

Thank calitexican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Date and I had a great, relaxing, slow and easy breakfast at Buttercup. Staff was great and food was plentiful. They have something for everyone and a menu as large as a book. Includes a whole page of "senior" dishes that are lighter versions of...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This family restaurant was the sight of my family's last get together before heading our separate ways home. We had a pretty large group of 10. The table was set and we were promptly seated in a room filled with a wondrous decor, including a...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Just wanted some good Oatmeal and they had it, added a sliced banana on the side. We were pleased and service/ price was fine as well.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The tables were a little sticky but the place is fine and has some unique charm. I prefer other places for breakfast and lunch but this place has a good thing going.

Thank someyawhoo
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The staff is very friendly. I had breakfast and the food was good and plentiful. I took my muffin with me for lunch! Parking is convenient and free.

Thank Judy2366
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Big menu, average cost, passable quality with a early 1900's atmosphere. Parking is a bit difficult.

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Found this great place just off Highway 50 in Placerville. Great food and great service. Make sure you try Monte Cristo sandwich or the sweet potato fries

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had the pies and ice cream. The wait staff was were really nice, the pies were outstanding. The place had cool decorations and was really comfortable. The plates of food I see were huge.

Thank Kirk W
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Grace B
21 November 2016|
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Response from PattiRx | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delayed response but yes, they are open for Thanksgiving with abbreviated hours. They do not take reservations. I would envy your dinner.
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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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Placerville, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-621-1320
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