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Captain Jack's Stronghold

45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
+1 530-664-5566
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Everything in this area is remote! Siskiyou and Modoc Counties of California are two of the least populated, yet larger land areas in California. Capt. Jack's Stronghold is not part of any "chain" restaurant. It is south of the tiny town of Tulelake, CA by...More

Thank Loch J
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I was blown away by the diverse menu, the attentive waitperson (thank you, Gayla!), the frenetic but gourmet chefs in the kitchen, the attention to detail. This is not a run-of-the-mill roadside food stop. This is a destination. I had an outstanding chicken/vegetables/pasta dish with...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Excellent food and friendly service. Home made pies by the owner. May eat out back on warm summer days. People come from miles around to dine here. Their occasional brunch buffets are awesome.

Thank JackLN
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a local restaurant that had a menu that had been tailored over the years. The food is out of this world and is of plenty. You will not leave hungry from this place!! Try their prime rib blackened with their home ground horseradish!!...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Indeed the food was very good. I enjoyed the Chinese noodle salad with chicken. My wife's vegetarian sandwich was even better. Of course there were plenty of fries because this is potato country. The restaurant is only open Wednesday to Sunday so that they can...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

History lesson and hiking combination. Choice of 0.5 or 1.5 mile trail. Fascinating walk through Lava flows.

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Always stop here for dinner when in the area. Best food in the basin, hope you like potatoes!!! The salad and all entree's are great, some of the best potatoe casaroles you'll find anywhere. Can't be beat when you're really hungry.

Thank kirk828
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Standard American fare with a salad to boot. Good though. Worth a drive from Tule for the best dinner in the area. Friendly and casual service.

2  Thank briano52
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A group of geologist colleagues and I ate here two nights in a row, in part because the other offerings in this remote, rural area were so limited. The service was excellent (our waitress was quite amusing and helpful), the ambience was friendly, and the...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

We ate dinner here at the end of our birding tour of Tulelake. We a treat it was...a wonderful salad bar started us off. When it was announced that there were only 2 New York steaks left, my wife and I quickly ordered them and...More

Thank Victor W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45650 State Highway 139, Tulelake, CA 96134-9241
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulelake
  • Phone Number: +1 530-664-5566
PH 530-664-5566
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