Quiche.
Blueberry muffins.
Porridge with a side of freshly squeezed fruit juice.
Creamed eggs on toast.
Chicken and waffles.

Did this sound tempting? Breakfast is that meal of the day that can set the tone for the entire day. If you don’t believe this, recall the times when your mood got spoiled just because the eggs got burnt, your pantry ran out of milk, the pancakes were undercooked, or the coffee was well, just not right.

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Although we can’t guide your choices at home, we can help you through a delectable journey in your Placerville visit. Whether you are looking for a lovely, serene cafe for brunch or looking for a premium dining experience with a selection of wines, we’ve curated the best of Placerville’s hidden treasure of homegrown restaurants and eateries.

The Heyday Cafe

You will hardly find a Placerville food and drinks recommendation blog that doesn’t mention this for all the good reasons. In business since 2007, this homegrown restaurant on 325 Main Street is a local favorite. It serves some of the best meals for lunch and dinner and is an ideal casual dine-in place. Their versatile menu centers around different cuisine styles and ethnicities with vegan and vegetarian options making it desirable for every palate.

The Buttercup Pantry Restaurant

This ’60s inspired place in Main Street, Placerville is a treasure find for breakfast lovers. This family-owned restaurant offers traditional American meals and homemade comfort foods. The all-you-can-eat salad bar and all-you-can-eat soup bar is another feature perfect for hearty eaters. Menu options range from eggs benedict to sweet pecan pie and salad options.

Amore Mio Italian Bistro 

If you are a fan of Italian cuisine, Amore Mio will suit your taste. Situated on 451 Main Street, this restaurant’s warm and casual vibe is popular with Placerville locals. A unique feature of this restaurant is that it takes special requests from its customers that you might not find on the menu. With fresh weekly specials, the restaurant bar has a selection of the best brews and wines from the local wineries and breweries in California.

The Farm Table

As the name suggests, they bring the farm to the table (not literally, though). Flaunting a fresh showcase, the Farm Table is known for its meals made from scratch. Its menu is updated seasonally with specials rolled out regularly. If you are visiting on a Sunday, go for their Sunday brunch menu featuring Creme Brulee French toast, Duck Hash, and Bacon Pancakes.

Fudge Factory Farm

Well, this one is for all the sweet and dessert enthusiasts out there. Located in Apple Hill, the place features a delectable selection of gooey desserts, homemade fudge, candied apples, with some excellent wines.

Are you more of a bed and breakfast person? Looking for a comfy stay in Placerville with a bed and breakfast option? Be sure to check out our country-themed stay offerings spread across Placerville. Our charming bed and breakfasts will ensure a relaxing home base as you venture out to enjoy El Dorado County’s varied dining options.