Carol’s Prattville Cafe 2932 Almanor Dr West +1-530-259-2464
Carol’s Prattville Cafe has been serving locals and visitors to Lake Almanor for decades. It is set on the scenic west shore, right on the lake, alongside Wilson’s Camp Prattville Resort. Folks flock back year after year for the delicious food that made Carol’s is famous. Each year she adds new entrees, and as always, it’s comfort food with a twist. Fresh ingredients, homemade with Carols’s touch of culinary magic keeps customers coming back.
The stunning location nestled lakeside in the woods, can be reached by car, by boat or on a bicycle. The Lake Almanor Recreational Trail is very close by, offering miles of paved shoreline trails, and on the lakeside, they offer a courtesy dock for diners coming by boat. The quaint cafe brings back the distinct feeling of summers long past.
Dine on the deck overlooking the water, take a table in the dining room or enjoy old fashioned counter service; one of many reminders of those good old days at the lake.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily with dinners Friday through Monday. Don’t miss her famous Fried Chicken Dinner, served family style on Sundays with mashed potatoes, cream gravy, corn on the cob and homemade biscuits with honey. Other specials include Prime Rib dinner on Saturday and Sunday and a new special, Blackberry Zinfandel Short Ribs braised in Blackberry Zinfandel Sauce, served on a bed of sun-dried tomato polenta cakes with lemon sautéed kale.
Her new 2017 dinner menu features old favorites like Carol’s Steak Delmonico or a plump and juicy ribeye steak seasoned and grilled with roasted garlic butter. You can add grilled or fried shrimp on the side. Choose from Honey Glazed Pork Chops or Baked Salmon, fresh Atlantic salmon with a glaze of fresh Sriracha and honey with toasted sesame seeds, spring onions and fresh herbs. Choose Lemon Garlic Shirmp or Sierra Nevada Prawns deep fried in house-made beer batter. Great choices and great comfort food with a twist, await you at Carol’s Prattville Cafe.
Carol is an excellent chef and she loves to cook. Step inside and taste the aromas of sizzling Applewood Bacon and the freshly baked muffins of the day, to be offered as a toast choice, alongside your freshly prepared omelets and fried potatoes, country style or hashbrowns. Nothing says you’re at a mountain lake quite like Carol’s Homemade Biscuits and Gravy. How about a slice of house-smoked ham with fresh waffles or blueberry pancakes?
Lunch means great burgers, salads, and a variety of satisfying sandwiches. There are so many choices for breakfast and lunch, and a kids’ menu too. Don’t leave without a slice of pie. The place is famous for its homemade pies; check their daily selections.
In a rush? Carol’s Cafe is happy to build a picnic lunch or prepare your meal to go. By car, take Prattville Butt reservoir Road off Highway 89 and turn right at the bottom of the hill. Carol’s will be on your left. Call them at 530-259-2464. Dinner reservations are appreciated.