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Buttercup Pantry

Main St, Placerville, CA
+1 530-621-1320
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main St, Placerville, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is what a serve everything you want eatery should be like...everything and it is all good. I come often for the homemade pies...and the milk shakes are the best I've ever had..really. Soup and salad bar can't be beat. So, if you have not...More

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading out of town to Rohnert Park and stopped in for lunch. Good service and great atmosphere. Extensive menu, but on the higher end. I had a cheeseburger and fries, which wad cooked perfectly and my wife had half sandwich and soup. Nice place to...More

Thank Jimmie R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always have to grab a meal here when we travel through. Had the 1/2 sandwich and cheesy potatoes soup today. It was tasty and hot. Hubby had the cheeseburger with fries. That too was delicious. We love this cozy old fashioned place. Always clean and...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We like this place for breakfast and lunch. Good omelets and other breakfast items along with lunch menu. Senior menu available. Soups are not very good the times I've had them. Salad bar is just OK.

Thank 401sherriw
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Take a picture in the car out front... and maybe one of your food. The Cobb salad is a work of art. A variety of good, fresh food. Burgers, sandwiches. Lots of good stuff. Pleasant atmosphere with lots to look at. Don't bother with the...More

Thank Sheri M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The perfect place to eat if you like the old school diner feel. Experienced waitress, even though she had blue hair. Insert eye roll. The chicken fried steak was very good!

Thank Deidra P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you are quite hungry and are looking for standard fare, this would be a good place to go. They also have a good assortment of pies, maybe to take with you to Tahoe if that is your final destination.

Thank Carmil S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

There were 8 of us for breakfast/brunch. You can only preview their menu in you’re on Facebook- that’s crappy... I found a partial menu on TripAdvisor -that was better than nothing... the food was big servings - my husband & I shared the Club sandwich...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

On my way home from an early appointment I stopped here for the first time and ordered breakfast to go. I got the meat lovers omelet and asked for some of their Spanish sauce poured over it. To go with it I chose the fried...More

Thank Bonita L
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are visiting from Texas. I decided to compare the Chicken Fried Steak to Texas’s Chicken Fried Steak. I wasn’t disappointed it was huge and tasted great. My wife is a vegetarian and had the all you can eat salad & soup...More

Thank Michael H
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2018|
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Response from Cassandra K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they offer vegetarian and gluten free.
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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